AR/PD 10-04: SOLDIER PLATE CARRIER SYSTEM (SPCS)
Purchase description AR/PD 10-04 provides for a multiple threat body armor system consisting of a base vest, cummerbunds and side plate pockets for tailoring protection levels to defeat multiple ballistic hazards across the battlefield continuum and manage armor weight. The SPCS is a critical safety item. This specification delineates system, subsystem, component, and subcomponent level performance requirements to accomplish the end item body armor performance. SPCS is functionally integrated with Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (MOLLE).
- 2013-01-30: Revision E [pdf] - Generation II 
- 2012-09-01: Revision D [pdf], SPCS Engineering Drawings [pdf] 
- 2011-10-04: Revision C
- 2011-04-15: Revision B
- 2011-03-03: Revision A [pdf]
- 2010-12-21: Draft [doc]