Tactical Responder Side Armor System

Tactical Responder Body Armor - Side Armor SystemPhalanx Defense Systems developed the Tactical Responder Body Armor for Tactical Paramedics for use in Active Shooter and Mass Casualty incidents (AS/MCIs) with an emphasis on integrating the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TeCC) protocols now becoming standard across the country.

Tactical Responder Side Armor System easily integrates with Tactical Responder and Tactical Responder MKII Body Armor, protecting the sides of the wearer from various forms of trauma and impact. The optional side armor system offers simplified integration/detachment of a cummerbund-style side armor system, with plate pockets, that provides a modular one size fits most configuration. This system is perfect for general issue multi-user scenarios or single-user deployment. The built-in adjustments provide the user with maximum comfort when the side armor is deployed.


  • Two side armor carriers, two ballistic panels (Level IIIA), two medical/plate pouches
  • Unisex, One size fits most
  • 1-year warranty on outer chassis
  • Outer MOLLE modular attachment system (PALS compatible)
  • Not rated for rifle threats, unless properly equipped with rifle rated plates, plates sold separately
  • Berry Compliant, made in USA

Technical Specifications

  • Level IIIA protection
  • Mil-spec, industrial reinforced webbing
  • Durable 1000 denier CORDURA® nylon external carrier construction
  • Constructed using a proprietary assembly of ballistic materials

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