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Marine Corps Plate Carrier Generation III

The Marine Corps Plate Carrier Generation III (PC Gen III) improves mobility and fit of the legacy PC.

Features

  • 23% lighter than the legacy PC,
  • laser-cut PALS attachment points,
  • lighter, low-profile velcro,
  • FirstSpear™ Tubes™ quick release system. [1]

Acquisition

  • RFI for PC Gen III: M67854-17-I-1250 [2]
  • Solicitations for PC Gen III
    • M67854-18-R-1305: PC Gen III Soft Armor [3]
    • M67854-18-R-1309: PC Gen III [4]

References

  • https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2017/07/13/marines-corps-looks-to-field-new-plate-carriers-and-body-armor/
  • https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2018/09/27/marines-award-contract-for-new-plate-carrier/
  • https://youtu.be/FhRF-F4QzQw

Notes

  1. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/Contracts_Office_CTQ8/M67854-17-I-1250/listing.html
  2. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/Contracts_Office_CTQ8/M67854-17-I-1250/listing.html
  3. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/Contracts_Office_CTQ8/M67854-18-R-1305/listing.html
  4. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/Contracts_Office_CTQ8/M67854-18-R-1309/listing.html