Who uses Crye Avs?

Who uses Crye Avs?

Crye developed AVS as a fully scalable armor/load carrying system which offers everything from a low-vis rig to a fully armored load-bearing vest. It has been in use with USSOCOM since 2012. Above is the full range of AVS components. Below, you can see AVS in Plate Carrier and Assaulter configurations.

When did the Crye Avs come out?

The Adaptive Vest System or AVS was first unveiled at SHOT Show 2012 with the fully refined version that is currently issued to USSOCOM being the centerpiece of the Crye Precision booth at SHOT Show 2013.

What is a Avs vest?

Adaptive Vest System (AVS)™ Introducing the AVS™ – a revolutionary system that quickly configures as anything from a low-vis rig to a fully armored load-bearing vest… and everything in between. Just add or remove armor panels without having to modify your gear load out.

How much does a Crye Avs weigh?

Crye Precision AVS plate carrier

General data
Type Armored chest rig
Slot Chest rig
Weight 8.7 kg
Grid size 3×4

Can the Air Force wear Crye?

Are Crye products authorized for wear? Yes and no. It is not the standard issue uniform for the US Army and Air Force but it utilizes the same OCP Scorpion W2 camouflage. Crye Precision is proudly made in New York City.

What level are SAPI plates?

level III
Military issued SAPI body armor plates are made from composite of ceramic materials (namely silicon carbide) and were designed to stop 7.62 x 51 (M80 BALL) rounds. In terms of NIJ threat protection level, SAPI body armor would be classified as level III under the current 0101.06 standards.

What are MBAV plates?

The Modular Body Armor Vest (MBAV) is a bullet-proof vest made by Eagle Industries and used by the United States military. 10,000 vests were deployed on an interim basis with the U.S. Marine Corps while it developed the Scalable Plate Carrier. The vest was also evaluated by the U.S. Army.

Is Crye Precision worth the money?

The Crye Precision uniform is worth purchasing, if the individuals finances allow for it. It will certainly last longer than what is standard issued, but more importantly, it is less likely to tear or degrade when worn constantly over a 7 month to 13 month deployment.

Can civilians buy from Crye Precision?

Armor sales Crye Precision reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to sell body armor to any person. Additionally, the sale of body armor to residents of Connecticut is restricted to in-person sales, unless the sale is made to certain law enforcement or military personnel.

What plate carrier do the Marines use?

The Scalable Plate Carrier (SPC) is a plate carrier used by the United States Marine Corps as an alternative to the heavier Modular Tactical Vest (MTV).

Can Civilians Buy level IV body armor?

Body armor is a safety product. It is legal in all 50 states for law abiding civilians to purchase body armor. You have the right to protect yourself and your family from harm.

Who makes the Army plate carrier?

Soldier Plate Carrier System
Designer KDH Defense Systems
Weight approx. 22 lbs (about 10 kg)

What is a Crye AVS?

The basis of a Crye AVS is that it’s a modular system allowing multiple ways of carrying a front and/or rear ballistic plate. In the most often used configuration it’s seen as a Harness/Plate Bag combination which gives he protection and modularity of a modern plate carrier but with the harness allowing a greater degree of mobility and comfort.

What makes Crye’s adaptive vest system different?

But Crye’s Adaptive Vest System doesn’t want to be pinned down. That’s because – perhaps unlike any other plate carrier out there right now – it’s an elaborate toolkit which can be diversely adapted to suit the user. That said, over those same months I’ve honed my own setup to work for me.

What is the AVS base configuration?

The Base Configuration is a pairing of the AVS Standard Plate Pouch Set and the AVS Harness. The harness is really important to me, because in my own personal schema it divides the carrier world into two types. Until I tried Crye’s CPC, I wasn’t aware of the benefits of the harness system.

What are the real AVS bags made of?

The real AVS is made from 500 Denier Cordura and webbing on both the front and rear platebags, the interesting thing I’ve noticed on Crye carriers is that the use of unconventional materials isn’t something the company is afraid to explore.