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AR500 Armor® Adaptive Plate Insert

20 USD

SKU: plate-pocket-insert

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AR500 Armor® Adaptive Plate Insert

Our Adaptive Plate Insert, formerly known as the Trauma Plate Insert, dramatically increases versatility by allowing you to easily create an in-conjunction armor system, reduce armor size, or add soft or hard trauma plates for heart and vital organ coverage. The Adaptive Plate Insert is compatible with both front & rear pockets, and accommodates 6” x 6”, 6” x 8”, and 8” x 10” armor sizes. Simply attach the insert to the attachment panel on the inner pocket of your Veritas™ or Testudo™ (Gen 2) plate carrier for your custom configured armor setup.

By using the Adaptive Plate Insert you can reduce the size of armor in the plate carrier to a smaller size – or – run the Adaptive Plate Insert in conjunction with the existing armor in your plate carrier. An ideal example would be to run Hybrid IIIA 10” x 12” body armor in your Veritas™ plate carrier, and use the Adaptive Plate Insert with AR500 Armor® III+ lightweight 6” x 8” armor. With this, you’ve created an in-conjunction system that maximizes weight reduction while increasing flexibility, without sacrificing rifle threat protection in the most vial of areas, your heart.

Our Adaptive Plate Insert will place your body armor at the top of the plate carrier for ideal right height, and does have room for adjustment to ensure a perfect fit. Inner plate retention straps and guides ensure a secure armor fit with all compatibles sizes.

Plate Carrier Compatibility:

  • AR500 Armor® Veritas™ Modular Plate Carrier
  • AR500 Armor® Testudo™ Gen 2

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Designed by AR500 Armor® in Phoenix, Arizona, Manufactured to our strict quality standards in Vietnam.

AR500 Armor® Adaptive Plate Insert Specs:

Construction: 500D Cordura, Velcro
Stitching: Double, and double backed stitching
Weight: 1lb 14 ounces
Colors: Black, Coyote, Olive Drab and Multi-Cam
Armor Compatibility: Standard 6” x 6”, 6” x 8”, 8” x 10” in all body armor variants to include Steel, Ceramic, Polyethylene, soft or hard construction.

AR500 Armor® Adaptive Plate Insert Features:

  • User created in conjunction armor systems
  • Maximize benefits of threat level, weight, and flexibility
  • Compatible with 6” x 6”, 6” x 8”, and 8” x 10” Body Armor
  • Scale larger plate carriers with smaller plate sizes
  • Compatible with AR500 Armor® Veritas™ & Testudo™ Plate Carriers
  • Front & Rear Plate Pocket Compatible
  • Easy Attachment & Removal
  • Fully Adjustable
  • Built in Retention Straps


Manufacturer AR500 Armor
Accessory Manufacturer AR500 Armor
Intended use Utility
Discontinued? No


Customer Reviews

Lightweight concealed plate carrier... Review by Running man
I bought two of these at Xmas time while on sale and then two 8" x 10" hybrid soft armor panels for inside of them. With some one sided Velcro that I bought on amazon I was able to cut lengths of the Velcro to make straps to fit comfortably over my shoulders and around my chest to hold these in place over my heart and lungs, front and back. A very lightweight and relatively concealable armor solution. I wish that these came in all of the sizes that they sell rimelig and hybrid panels. The product is very strong and high quality! Thank you AR500! (Posted on 3/4/2018)

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