The SOHPC was designed for Special Operations Forces and is PARACLETE’s latest hard plate carrier. It has been innovatively designed to provide unmatched comfort, protection and flexibility to meet the needs of every mission. Through the addition of an adjustable cummerbund and internal side plate pockets for 6” X 6” hard plates, the SOHPC is the operator’s choice for today’s missions.


Available Colors


Ranger Green


O.D. Green



  • Available with or without NIJ .06 Level IIIA ballistic inserts
  • Internal side plate pockets hold low-profile hard plates. Plate location can be adjusted for comfort and securely held in place with Mil Spec hook and loop straps and innovative flap closure system
  • Front and rear pockets for E-SAPI style rifle plates with hook and loop closures
  • Cummerbund accommodates soft ballistic inserts
  • Side closure includes cummerbund and adjustable elastic harness to provide a snug fit and accommodate multiple waist sizes
  • Removable cummerbund easily converts into lightweight stand-alone plate carrier
  • Padded shoulders provide increased comfort during long-term wear
  • New front pull shoulder straps adjust easily. Shoulders include retention loops for increased stability and routing of cables
  • MOLLE-style webbing accommodates all PARACLETE and all MOLLE-compatible modular pouches that are designed to fit your mission-specific needs
  • New drop-down front flap has increased load-bearing capacity without sagging. Accommodates long magazines without impeding vest removal
  • 019 Model accommodates ESAPI and XSAPI hard armor plates
  • 024 Model accommodates standard 10” x 12” hard armor plates


Stand Alone Level III Plate
Stand Alone Level IV Plate