BAO Tactical Arbiter Plus Vest with IIIA


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Arbiter Tactical Vest with IIIA (Plus)

BAO Tactical is proud to introduce our very own heavy duty tactical vest to the body armor industry. Offering elongated ballistics throughout the shoulder, a ballistic cummerbund, and ballistic attachments, this carrier truly offers superior protection over our competitors. Our newly developed 3D Aerospace Mesh allows for breathability and airflow on the body side. The Arbiter can accommodate any level hard armor plates and level IIIA soft armor.

Proudly made in the U.S.A.
Certified to NIJ-STD-0101.06 in all sizes, C1-C5.


  • Elongated ballistics offering maximum protection all the way throughout shoulders
  • Exceptionally adjustable shoulders & cummerbund
  • Removable bicep protector with ID Velcro area
  • Retractable groin protector with pull tab
  • Removable throat protector
  • Removable collar protector
  • Adjustable cummerbund accommodates NIJ certified soft ballistics
  • Front & rear top-loading external plate pockets
  • Maximum 360° MOLLE compatible load bearing webbing system
  • Body side 3D Aerospace Mesh padding for maximum airflow
  • Reinforced man-down strap
  • Front and back 3"x11" Velcro ID tag area for custom agency placards
  • Shoulder 3-1/4" x 5" Velcro ID tag areas
Argus IIIA Ballistic Specifications:
  • NIJ Certification: 0101.06
  • Size: C1 to C5
  • Weight: 1.30 psf
  • Thickness: 0.32"
  • V50 .357 SIG: 1755 fps
  • V50 .44 Mag: 1629 fps
Phoenix IIIA Ballistic Specifications:
  • NIJ Certification: 0101.06
  • Size: C1 to C5
  • Weight: 1.25 psf
  • Thickness: 0.22"
  • V50 .357 SIG: 1862 fps
  • V50 .44 Mag: 1702 fps
Includes these removable attachments: