Ferro Concepts 3AC Side Soft Armor

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Ferro Concepts 3AC Side Soft Armor

The 3AC Side Soft Armor is rated at Level IIIa and can be mounted on our 3” Assault Cummerbund as well as the Carry Elastic Cummerbund when used in tandem with the CEC Side Plate Pocket Adapter. Providing full coverage from front to back, this side armor hugs your sides, creates additional airflow, as well as shifting weight from your shoulders to your sides. Offered in three sizes that correspond to the 3” Assault Cummerbund.

  • Compatible with our 3” Assault Cummerbund and FCPC™.
  • Compatible with the Carry Elastic Cummerbund and Slickster™ when used with the CEC Side Plate Pocket Adapter
  • No fuss attachment via hook and loop
  • Offset mounting allows two ride heights for the armor
  • Sold as a set
  • Level IIIa Soft Armor included
  • Full Coverage
  • Supportive design that shifts weight off the shoulders
  • Made in USA

Corresponds with 3" Assault Cummerbund sizes, IE Size Medium  3" Assault Cummerbund pairs with a Medium 3AC Side Soft Armor

Size Medium: 6"x15" - 24.5 OZ

Size Large: 6"x18" - 29.9 OZ

Size X-Large: 6"x21" - 35.7 OZ


  • 5

    Posted by Derek Anderson on 9th Sep 2023

    It’s hard to imagine that adding material, and therefore additional weight, could make anything actually result in something feeling… lighter! Somehow the R&D team at Ferro have designed something that does just that. When you strap this around your torso, the weight of the carrier is lifted off the shoulders and redistributed to the midriff in a way that makes the entire system feel more comfortable. I regret not purchasing this earlier. As nice as the FC shoulder pads are, nothing compares to feeling physically less weight bearing down on your traps. I’m an athletic, 6ft 200lbs who doesn’t shy away from excercise in the slightest and even I struggled with the weight of my 8.3lb each level 4 plates. Cannot praise this addition to the system enough. Spend the money. Trust me. You’re worth it.

  • 4
    Made a big difference.

    Posted by HT on 1st Jun 2023

    The 3AC panels made a difference in adding support, I felt the Assault cummerbund was lacking, for the heavier lvl 4 plates that I have in my Slickster. The panels help take some of the felt weight off the shoulder straps of the carrier.