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Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 3.0 Plate Carrier

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$449.99 - $469.99
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  • Shellback Tactical Heavy Hanger Red
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  • BT Banshee 3"x7" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back - White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" SECURITY Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" MEDIC Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" PRESS Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" EMS Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 3"x7" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" POLICE Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" DEPUTY SHERIFF Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SWAT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back Gold on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Olive
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SRT Chest Patch with Hook Back Black on Coyote
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" SECURITY Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" MEDIC Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" PRESS Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black
  • SBT Banshee 2"x5" EMS Chest Patch with Hook Back White on Black

Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 3.0 Plate Carrier

The Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 3.0 Plate Carrier is the third evolution of our world famous Banshee Elite plate carrier. The Banshee Elite 3.0 plate carrier is packed with new upgrades such as quick release cummerbund buckles, laser cut Molle and a extendable drag handle.  The new laser cut Molle design is located on the front, rear and cummerbund which reduces carrier weight and increases durability.  The new quick release cummerbund buckles allow you to quickly don and doff your carrier and eliminates the hassle of dealing with traditional hook and loop cummerbund closures.  The new drag handle extends to 34 inches which allows extra leverage when removing a casualty on the battle field. The Banshee Elite 3.0 Plate Carrier is proudly made in the USA and backed by our lifetime warranty. Be ready for the fight and order your Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 3.0 Plate Carrier today! 

Banshee Elite 3.0 Features 

  • Laser cut Molle platform on front, rear and cummerbund reduces weight and adds durability 
  • Two quick release cummerbund buckles to quickly don and doff plate carrier 
  • Rear drag handle extends up to 34 inches in length
  • Constructed of durable 500 denier Cordura nylon
  • Plate pockets load from the bottom hold 10 x 12 shooter or SAPI cut plates
  • Two Shoulder buckles allow quick adjustments to raise or lower plate carrier for the perfect fit
  • 3D Spacer mesh padding on front, rear and shoulder pads for ventilation and comfort
  • Cummerbund features 6 integrated M4 magazine pockets
  • Cummerbund features 2 pockets to insert Banshee Elite 3.0 soft armor panels 
  • Cummerbund features interior laser cut Molle panels to attach side armor plate pockets
  • Front zipper admin pouch for small field gear such as notepads, pens and multitools
  • Rear hydration pocket holds 2L hydration bladder
  • Integrated nylon vertical strips to accommodate QASM buckles for chest rigs 
  • Loop panels on front and rear for ID placards 
  • Lifetime warranty 
  • Made in the USA 
  • Berry Compliant 

Banshee Elite 3.0 Sizing 

  • Plate pockets load from the bottom and accept up to 10 x 12 shooter or SAPI cut plates 
  • 2 Shoulder buckles allow for quick adjustment to raise or lower plate carrier for the perfect fit 
  • Cummerbund comes in 2 sizes 
    • Small/Medium - 32 inches to 39 inches
    • Large/XLarge - 39 inches to 46 inches 
  • How to Select a Size 
    • Measure the circumference of your body where the bottom of your plate would sit on your torso 
    • Take the measurement and add 2 inches to get your final measurement 
    • Use your final measurement to select from the sizing chart above 

 

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  • 5
    Amazing

    Posted by Gage Colucci on Jan 10th 2022

    Compared to the Banshee 1, this plate carrier is an improvement in every possible way. Laser cut MOLLE keeps the vest streamlined without sacrificing durability or versatility. Hydration bladder ouch in the back is a great addition. I personally do not care for the magazine pouches on the cumberbund, but for those who like/need that kind of thing it is still a great addition. Shoulder straps are significantly better than the Banshee 1; wider, more padding, easier to adjust. Lastly the quick disconnect is awesome. No more fumbling with the Velcro to attach the cumberbund, no more worrying if my flap bag will fall off due to excessive wear and tear, and it is a "set it and forget it" type of deal. Once again, 200% satisfied with this plate carrier.

  • 5
    Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 3.0

    Posted by Jon Mouw on Dec 6th 2021

    Plate carrier has exceeded my expectations. It is comfortable yet durable.

  • 5
    Banshee Elite 3.0 carrier

    Posted by Dakota Pina on Nov 30th 2021

    Let me start by saying that the customer service at Shellback Tactical is phenomenal. Had a few sizing/shipping issues which was partially my fault but everyone at shellback was super helpful and even upgraded my order to overnight shipping at no cost. Can’t say long term how this carrier will hold up as I’ve only had it for about 2 weeks but short term it’s well worth the money. High quality and very durable and comfortable with tons of Molle attachment points. Definitely recommend this company if looking for a quality carrier.

  • 4
    Impressed so far

    Posted by Nathan on Nov 24th 2021

    I'll be honest, I haven't had a chance to take this out to the field yet, but I'll get a month long trip in Jan to wear this 12+ hrs a day, and right now I'm confident it'll hold up and remain comfortable with a full combat loadout. Build quality is impressive, shipping was instant, and comfort is next level so far. I've used PC's in the past, and the shoulder pads were always too narrow to wear comfortably, but this one fits perfectly. I'm 6', 250 with a 49" chest, and it sits just right with the L/XL Cummerbund. Spacious admin pouch, plate pocket is easy to use/setup and is secure. My only complaint thus far is that omission of side plate pockets/pouches. TL;DR: Great for home use, waiting to give an update until field tested with 12+ hr days. So far I'm happy, and confident it was worth the investment.

  • 5
    Banshee 3.0

    Posted by Kapena on Aug 30th 2021

    The Banshee 3.0 is the latest offering from Shellback Tactical, I am glad to own one of them. This carrier is comfortable, it looks cool; and it has features that put it up there as one of the top plate carriers. The soft armor options are a plus, and the carrier is made in the USA! The front quick release (edof) is the final reason I picked this up, it’s a necessity I feel; I also like running it with the inside clips unengaged when I have the cumberbun in, giving me just the “stretch” I need. Replacing the inside strap/clip with something more elastic is also an easy option to explore. Great job Shellback Tactical

  • 4
    Good all around vest

    Posted by Sam Cobos on Aug 21st 2021

    Bought this vest after researching AR500 for price and higher quality vest like London bridge and Crye. The Banshee is a great in between of features, function and price. I wear this plate carrier for 12 hour shifts on patrol and have had the shoulder strap loosen with activity if just getting in and out of my unit. Tape should fix the issue. I’m 6 feet 280 and it I did have to switch the cunberbun lanyard out with my larger cord from my London bridge vest. Fits fine now but that’s just my weight issues. The features and quality are great for the price a lot more comfortable than the department issued vest and greater mobility all around. Haven’t had any back issues since I started wearing the Banshee 3.0 like my old condor vest that was issued. Definitely recommend the purchase.

  • 4
    Good all around vest

    Posted by Sam Cobos on Aug 21st 2021

    Bought this vest after researching AR500 for price and higher quality vest like London bridge and Crye. The Banshee is a great in between of features, function and price. I wear this plate carrier for 12 hour shifts on patrol and have had the shoulder strap loosen with activity if just getting in and out of my unit. Tape should fix the issue. I’m 6 feet 280 and it I did have to switch the cunberbun lanyard out with my larger cord from my London bridge vest. Fits fine now but that’s just my weight issues. The features and quality are great for the price a lot more comfortable than the department issued vest and greater mobility all around. Haven’t had any back issues since I started wearing the Banshee 3.0 like my old condor vest that was issued. Definitely recommend the purchase.

  • 5
    Best I've had yet

    Posted by RTL on Jun 4th 2021

    I will start with a disclaimer that I may not be as well versed as most with plate carriers. Having said that, this plate carrier is definitely the most comfortable I have worn yet... plenty of padding all around. The cummerbund comes with a plastic sleeve that I am probably going to keep in for backing against my side from mags, but removing this sleeve will take out some of the rigidity if it is not for you. After getting everything adjusted, the only modification I have made so far was that I actually removed the cummerbund and flipped it so that now I can remove mags from the bottom instead of not being able to access them from the top. I haven't fielded this yet so I don't know the practicality, but if someone does, please let me know the results. Other than that, this is the only carrier so far that has an integrated hydration pouch, so that was a big selling point as well.. the only alternative I have really found is a molle attachable unit, but tack on another $150 for that if you are going to get a different carrier. I truly don't believe I will be disappointed with this purchase, and the customer service is too notch from my dealings. Too marks all around.

  • 5
    best Flak I’ve ever owned.

    Posted by Unknown on Mar 5th 2021

    Banshee 3.0: Serving as a Marine Corps infantrymen, I’ve used several different plate carriers in my years. This has been by the far the best well rounded one on the market. The durability and survivability this officers is amazing. After wearing it for long periods of time, you don’t feel the normal wear and tear on your body as you do others. I would highly recommend this to anyone. The laser-cut molle is significantly better than the older stitch style. The internal padding that it offers on your chest and back, help significantly keeping sweat from staining into the carrier. It allows comfortability for long periods and it truly goes above and beyond it for the price. I’m in the market to purchase two more of these bad boys soon.

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