The SERPA also has the capability to be worn or attached to current Modular Lightweight Load Carrying Equipment (MOLLE), load carriage equipment such as rucksacks and the Tactical Assault Panel (TAP) or on individual body armor such as the Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) or the Soldier Plate Carrier System (SPCS).
What does IOTV stand for?
IOTV stands for Improved Outer Tactical Vest
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According to BAE, the extra Improved Outer Tactical Vests are built to work with BAE s modular lightweight load carrying equipment, body armor inserts and tactical assault panels.
Instead of hanging on a belt or occupying much needed space on the front of the Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) (or other vest), they can be carried on the warfighter's back, attached to the rear of the IOTV or integrated into the warfighter's backpack.
The Army will field the Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) to Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq soon.
Improved Outer Tactical Vests (IOTV) include both soft-armor ballistic inserts and hard-armor plates, which provide Soldiers with lighter weight, advanced features and increased mobility in the field.
1 DLA Troop Support - Outer Tactical Vests and Improved Outer Tactical Vests procurement program2.
The Improved Outer Tactical Vest is the latest advancement in body armor and is more than three pounds lighter than its predecessor, the Outer Tactical Vest.
The full-up plate carrier (including front and side hard armor plates) represents a weight reduction of 10 to 15 pounds compared with the full-up Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) with front and side hard armor plates.