The Outer Tactical Vest (OTV) provides protection from conventional fragmenting munitions and multiple hits from 9mm handgun rounds.
The OTV groin protector provides additional protection for the femoral arteries and pelvis. The groin protector attaches to the inside of the front carrier using two nylon straps and snap fasteners.
The OTV throat protector provides additional ballistic protection to the throat.
The OTV yoke/collar assembly provides additional ballistic protection to the back of the neck and shoulders.