Testudo™ Gen 2 Build Your Own Bundle
Testudo™ Gen 2 Build Your Own Bundle
Testudo™ Gen 2 Build Your Own Bundle
Testudo™ Gen 2 Build Your Own Bundle
Testudo™ Gen 2 Build Your Own Bundle

Testudo™ Gen 2 Build Your Own Bundle

Regular price $428.00
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The Testudo Gen 2.0 plate carrier offers maximum coverage and load-bearing capability, right out of the box! Also included in our base bundle are two curved A1 plates.

Want loadout recommendations? Check out our pre-built packages.

Base Bundle

1 x Testudo™ Plate Carrier
2 x A1 Plates - 10" x 12" Base Coat

When armor coverage is your primary concern, the all-inclusive Testudo Gen 2.0 carrier has you covered.

Named after the Roman army’s defensive formation, the Testudo comes ready to provide you the maximum coverage of all our plate carriers, right out of the box.

The Testudo will accommodate 10”x12” or 11”x14” body armor of any type. Its fully adjustable cummerbund and shoulder straps make the Testudo versatile enough for large or medium body types. Plenty of PALS webbing for attaching your MOLLE-compatible pouches, holsters, and accessories. The generous supply of Velcro -- covering all the PALS webbing -- offers superior versatility for placement of medical, moto, or other patches or gear.

All-inclusive

The Testudo is our flagship and has everything you need, right out of the box. The removable cummerbund sports integrated side-armor pockets, and the low-offset shoulder straps mean the rear plate pocket rides at the proper height. If you run plates smaller than 10”x12”, add our Adaptive Plate Insert and you’ve got everything you need to run a lightweight run-and-gun setup, all the way to fully-kitted for maximum protection and load-bearing capability. Just add armor and pouches (sold separately)

Base Bundle

  • 1 x Testudo™ Plate Carrier
  • 2 x A1 Plates - 10" x 12" Base Coat

Highlights:

  • Durable: constructed with quality nylon and bar tacks
  • All-Inclusive: complete, and ready out of the box
  • Comfortable: padded inner lining and shoulder pads
  • Customizable: Built-in cummerbund with side plate pouches
  • Versatile: designed for optimal mobility 

TESTUDO GEN 2 CARRIER

  • Material: 500D Nylon
  • Supported Plate Size: 10”x12” & 11"x14"
  • Size: For body types M to 3XL
  • Weight: 3.6 lbs
  • Features: Front and rear Velcro panels & laser-cut PALS systems
  • Manufactured: Vietnam (Armored Republic)

A1 BODY ARMOR

  • Material: Ballistic steel and alloy blend of 650 hardness on the Brinell scale, with FragLock™ Coating
  • Protection: 5.56x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 at 3,100 FPS (+/- 30FPS), 7.62x51 M80 Ball (ie .308) at 3,000 FPS (+/- 30FPS), and DEA Certified
  • Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection 
  • Form: Curved
  • Dimensions: 8 lbs, 0.31" thick
  • Shelf life: 20 years
  • Compatibility: Testudo, Veritas, Valkyrie, & Invictus Carriers
  • Manufactured: United States

A2 BODY ARMOR (upgrade option)

  • Material: Ballistic steel alloy blend of 650 hardness on the Brinell scale, with FragLock™ Coating
  • Protection: 5.56x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 at 3,000 FPS (+/- 30FPS) and 7.62x39(ie AK-47), 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball (ie .308) at 2,850 FPS. Not rated for AP rounds.
  • Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection 
  • Form: Curved
  • Dimensions:
    • Weight: 6.5 lbs (per plate)
  • Shelf life: 20 years
  • Compatibility: Testudo, Veritas, Valkyrie, & Invictus Carriers
  • Manufactured: United States

A3 BODY ARMOR (upgrade option)

  • Material: Alloy, polyethylene & polyurea cover
  • Protection: 7.62x51mm NATO M80 Ball, steel-jacketed bullets (U.S. Military designation M80) with a specified mass of 9.6 g (147gr) and a velocity of 2,780 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s). Special threat protection against M193, M855 and 7.62x39mm PS Ball
  • Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection
  • Form: Curved
  • Dimensions & Compatibility
    • 10" x 12"
      • Weight: 4.6 lbs
      • Thickness: 0.7 inches
      • Plate Carriers: Testudo, Valkyrie & Invictus
  • Shelf life: 5 years
  • Manufactured: United States (pending NIJ approval for 0101.06 certification (all tests passed))

CERAMIC BODY ARMOR (upgrade option)

  • Material: Ceramic, with FragLock™ Coating
  • Protection: .30 caliber armor-piercing (AP) bullets (U.S. Military designation M2 AP) with a specified mass of 10.8g (166gr) and a velocity of 2880 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).
  • Capability: Single-hit protection
  • Dimensions:
    • 10" x 12"
      • Weight: 7.5 lbs
      • Thickness: 0.75" 
  • Shelf life: 5 years
  • Compatibility: Testudo, Veritas, Valkyrie, & Invictus Carriers
  • Manufactured: United States

POLYETHYLENE BODY ARMOR (upgrade option)

  • Material: Polyethylene, with FragLock™ Coating
  • Protection: 7.62 mm FMJ, steel-jacketed bullets (U.S. Military designation M80) with a specified mass of 9.6 g (147gr) and a velocity of 2780 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).
  • Capability: Multi-hit protection 
  • Dimensions
    • 10” x 12”
      • Weight: 3.3 (+/- .3) lbs
      • Thickness: 1"
  • Shelf life: 5 years
  • Compatibility: Testudo, Invictus, and Valkyrie Carriers
  • Manufactured: United States

 

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Testimonials

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