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Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier

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Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier

The Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier is battle tested and worn all over the world by military, law enforcement and first responders.  This is one of our most popular plate carriers and packed with features.  The interior body side of the carrier and shoulder pads are constructed with 3D spacer mesh padding which provides unparalleled comfort and ventilation. The front and back of the shoulders are constructed with Hypalon which allows for easy access to the buckles and routing of comms wires. The front of the carrier features an integrated zipper admin pouch for storage of small items, tools, and notebooks. The cummerbund is fully adjustable to fit most sizes and has six integrated pockets (3 each side) that will accommodate M4 magazines.  The Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier is extremely durable and backed by our lifetime warranty.  Be ready for the fight, order your Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier today!


  • Constructed of durable 500 denier nylon
  • Plate pockets load from the bottom and hold 10 x 12 plates 
  • Integrated zipper admin pouch located on chest 
  • Extreme versatility with PALS webbing covering the front, back and shoulders of the vest
  • 3D Mesh padding for comfort and allows air flow to keep you cool 
  • Hypalon shoulder straps for radio wires and hydration tubes 
  • Rear drag handle lays flat and secures with hook and loop
  • Heavy duty bar tacking at key stress points for durability
  • Quick release buckles on shoulders for quick on and off access 
  • Removable cummerbund with interior and exterior PALS for side plate pocket attachment
  • Cummerbund includes 6 integrated pockets with bungee retention for magazines or radios
  • Cummerbund accepts 13.75" x 5.5" soft armor inserts 
  • Carrier is fully adjustable at cummerbund and shoulder straps to fit all body types
  • Built in rear hydration pocket accepts most common bladders
  • Integrated nylon vertical strips to accommodate QASM buckles
  • Two areas of loop on front and rear for id placards
  • GSA and TAA compliant
  • Lifetime Warranty 
Armor Size:
Carrier Only

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  • 5
    I've put this carrier system through hell well worth it

    Posted by Michael on Aug 16th 2022

    Couldn't ask for a better product. I own 3 of these plate carrier systems and they have all held up quite well. But I was most impressed on the speedy delivery after purchase . Two thumbs up from this location

  • 5
    Great Plate Carrier

    Posted by Jesse P. on Aug 8th 2022

    This was a great purchase, I am a bigger man and this fits perfectly with room for adjustments. I highly recommend this product

  • 4
    Great so far!

    Posted by Hank on Jul 8th 2022

    Haven't had the chance to actually use it yet but I'm expecting nothing short of perfect! Super easy to adjust and comfortable as hell! Plenty of real estate for what you need and not overbearing. Excited to see how she handles the life of the grunt!!!!

  • 5
    Sturdy And Comfortable

    Posted by Tyler on Mar 16th 2022

    I'm 5'9" and have a comfy weight of 185lbs. I've had this plate carrier for a few months now. It's been loaded down with about 60lbs worth of gear and ammo. Main usage has been training and patrol. None of the stitching has failed. The velcro seems to be holding up well in spite of repeated donning and doffings. It's about as easy to maneuver around in as any other plate carrier, though it needs to be noted I'm running mine without side plates. The shoulder pads are my favorite part. They have a lot of cushion and keep the straps from digging into my shoulders. This setup has been quite comfortable to wear for extended hours (6-8hrs). I do wish the webbing on the shoulders was more stiff so I could mount my radio mic and knife to it without them flopping around, but so far that is the only downside. I would highly recommend this carrier for anyone valuing long term comfort and durability.

  • 5
    Best Plate Carrier Around!!

    Posted by Jason Ham on Oct 21st 2021

    I have purchased a few plate carriers and this is by far the best to date!! Extremely versatile and easily configured to what ever the mission calls for. Comfort is outstanding. I’ll be buying Shellback Tactical for future gear. Y’all have outdone yourselves! Keep the awesome products coming!!

  • 5
    Banshee 2.0

    Posted by Matthew Dimmitt on Oct 6th 2021

    Very nice plate carrier! The quality is great! My plates are pretty light , but this carrier distributes the weight evenly, so even with heavier plates, this thing is very comfortable.

  • 5
    Banshee 2.0 plate carrier

    Posted by Geoff Crews on Sep 21st 2021

    I switched from the 5.11 tactical to the banshee. I absolutely love the banshee! I love the integral zippered admin pouch, hydration pouch and kangaroo pouch. Allows me to setup my PC nice and tight

  • 5
    Great Gear

    Posted by Tom on Apr 7th 2021

    I'm an old Grunt and new to all this gear. So in my research found Shellback Carriers to be highly recommended. I am not disappointed. They are great! I had a couple of issues, and questions, and Ken provided superb customer service. I highly recommend their gear.

  • 5
    Comfy and well built.

    Posted by Marshall on Apr 6th 2021

    Very comfortable. Fits well on a bigger guy like me. Solid construction. Overall very pleased with it.

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