TPG BLACK Releasable Body Armor Vest (RBAV) Receives a 4.38 Point Score from the NTOA

The RBAV gets high marks for design, ease-of-use, size, convenience and application.

TPG BLACK Releasable Body Armor Vest (RBAV)
TPG BLACK Releasable Body Armor Vest (RBAV)


Delray Beach, Fla. ( – TPG BLACK, the exclusive line of American-made products offered by Tacprogear (TPG), is proud to announce that the Releasable Body Armor Vest (RBAV) has received a score of 4.38 out of a possible 5 from the National Tactical Officers Association NTOA Member Tested and Recommended Program(NTOA) Member Tested and Recommended Program. TPG has the privilege of displaying the prestigious NTOA Member Tested and Recommended Logo in their marketing materials.

The testing officer out of Arizona remarked, “Fit and functionality of the RBAV was instinctive with PALS webbing and built-in storage aplenty. It functions exactly as advertised! This vest makes TPG BLACK a solid contender in the tactical gear and equipment market.”

The second testing officer, located in Pennsylvania, supported these remarks by saying, “The material is a lighter weight than most tactical vests I’ve used in the past, but it is durable; the material and stitching held up well during my wear in heavy brush and survived the test chewing of my nine-month old German Shepard.”

He continued, “The RBAV does not impede kneeling, crouching or prone positions. I wore the vest for several hours with rifle plates in it. Overall, I found the vest to be comfortable; the vest distributed the weight well and did not fatigue my shoulders like others I have worn. If you are in the market for releasable body armor, I would give this product serious consideration.”

Made in the USA, the RBAV is a SPEAR/BALCS cut tactical vest protecting the upper torso from multiple ballistic threats (depending on ballistic inserts utilized) designed with the high-speed special operator in mind. The RBAV system consists of one base vest assembly made up of an outer shell base vest carrier with an optional ballistic insert set and one set of interchangeable left and right cummerbunds, one pair of removable side plate pockets, internal elastic belly-band, pair of removable shoulder pads and a quick release cable.

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About Tacprogear:

Tacprogear (TPG) is a leading manufacturer of tactical equipment used by professionals around the globe. The TPG product lines include apparel, armor, bags and packs, pockets and pouches, footwear, accessories and more.

Bridging the gap between outdoor functionality and real world requirements, TPG BLACK is designing new solutions through the innovative use of lightweight materials and cutting edge manufacturing techniques. TPG BLACK relies heavily upon the constant feedback and input from operators in the field, and seeks to continually evolve the product offerings. TPG BLACK manufactures an exclusive line of American Made, Mission Specific products in South Florida. and