Military and law enforcement personnel are typically what we think of when we think about tactical vests. They are, however, used by a lot of private security details, survivalists, hunters, and outdoorsmen as well.
A good tactical vest serves multiple purposes. Many carry armor plates that protect the wearer against gunfire. They also serve to keep weapons and other critical gear items available at a moment’s notice. Most importantly, a tactical vest holds together the rest of a military uniform, such as the jacket, holster, and pants. Without it, the rest of the uniform is essentially useless. (more…)