I wore my sample T.R.U.S.T. vest around for several days, and it was very comfortable. The Ceramic material makes these hard armor plates lighter than all-steel plates. EnGarde claims, and I have no reason to doubt them, that their armor outperforms standards set by the National Institue of Justice (NIJ) while still offering their clients very light-weight and comfortable vests. Their vests are also tested by H.P. White labs in the USA, Orgon Ballistic Labs in The Netherlands, Mellrichstadt ballistic labs in Germany — quite a feat, to be sure.
The EnGarde T.R.U.S.T. (Tactical Response Under Special Threats) carrier is easy to put on and easy to remove. This plate carrier is designed to provide ballistic protection from rifle rounds during high-risk operations. The MOLLE pockets allow 10″X12″ armor plates to be placed in the front and back panels. You can also use the soft body armor panels behind the hard armor plates to give you some added protection and lessen the blow if you are struck by a high-powered rifle round.