The United Shield Fortress Universal Plate Carrier is of proven design and provides full protection to the front and sides. The vest includes certified NIJ 0106.01 Level IIIA soft armor manufactured in the USA. The FUPC comes with a gusset sewn top loading plate pocket that accepts 10″ x 12″ plates and a heavy duty functional operator rescue drag handle. The 360 degree MOLLE webbing, and front gusset sewn map/tool pocket for quick mission access. The FUPC is manufactured from 1000 Denier Nylon in the United States.