SAU Plate Carrier

Armor Express worked directly with end-users, conducted multiple field tests and made modifications until the SAU met customer requirements. These modifications resulted in a streamlined, lightweight and modular plate carrier that exceeds today’s criteria.


• Peraflex System Pouches
• Armor Wrap with Ballistic inserts
• M4 Wrap
• Radio Wrap
• Ballistic structured deltoid protectors
• Laser cut Hard Armor Shoulder Plates (HASP)*
• Upgraded Advanced Shoulder Pad (UASP) system featuring 3D foam technology*

* Laser cut and 3D foam technology items not available in Tan 499
** Laser cut platform not available in MultiCam or LAPD Navy

  • Bottom loading rifle plate pocket w/ built-in stretch for various plate thickness accommodates 8"x10" or 10"x12" shooter cut plates depending on carrier size
  • Bottom loading front and rear pocket to accommodate foam pad or soft ballistic panel
  • Removable cummerbund with Utility Wrap and grip tabs
  • Built in cummerbund elastic stretch
  • Concealed, side release buckle system kit
  • Available in MOLLE or Laser Cut platform
  • Quad Ventilation Liner (QVL) System
  • ID placard attachment points
  • Reinforced drag strap
  • Removable sling catch
  • Advanced Shoulder Pads (ASP)
  • Front kangaroo pouch
  • Streamlined shoulder strap system
  • Utilizes alpha sizing system
  • SAU Cut
  • Accepts hard armor rifle plates
Color Options
  • Black
  • Coyote
  • LAPD Navy
  • OCP
  • Ranger
  • Tactical Grey
  • Tan