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PIG Brigandine Plate Carrier, Front + Slick Rear [SYSTEMA]
PIG Brigandine Plate Carrier, Slick Rear [SYSTEMA]
PIG Brigandine Plate Carrier, Slick Rear [SYSTEMA]
It all starts here, the Bare-Bones PIG BRIG PC...
Utilize [SYSTEMA] to configure it to your requirements!
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List Price: $90.00
Our Price: $90.00

Stock Status: In Stock
Product Code: PIG.400


Rear [Slick]*:


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PIG Brigandine Plate Carrier, Front + Slick Rear [SYSTEMA]

*Please note that you must select front and back panel options for the complete PC.

NOTE ON SYSTEMA: All PIG items with "[SYSTEMA]" in the product title are related to the PIG Brig Plate Carrier and PIG Brig Chest Rig product family. Please refer to the product descriptions for how each respective SYSTEMA product relates to the product family.

"Brigandine" is the word for medieval armor consisting of armor plates attached to a cloth shirt. The PIG Brigandine is today's version of just that- a low profile way to carry just your plates directly over your shirt or soft body armor. The "BRIG" is the first low-profile plate carrier we are offering for under $100.

Pig Brig Plate Carrier Features:

  • Unlike some of other low profile plate carriers, the PIG BRIG is designed with the straps attaching at a lower point than the top of the plate (like the PIG PC), allowing for a higher plate placement than it's competitors.
  • The integral elastic straps allow for maximum comfort and expansion during heavy activity, and allows for the use of PIG Elastic Cummerbund Sleeves for additional Molle Load Carriage or Side Plate options.
  • The front and back plate assemblies on the PIG BRIG are ordered separately, allowing you to mix and match different size front and back plates.

***Note: The Brig is designed for specific plates to achieve a shoehorn fit. We receive daily inquiries about Brig compatibility with numerous different plate brands and models. We ask that you contact the manufacturer of the plate you own to find out if their plate is the exact size and shape of one of the plates the Brig was designed for. In short, we do not know if your plate will fit the Brig, we only know that the BRIG will fit the plate it was designed for. Currently the BRIG is available for SKD Armor 10" x 12" Stand Alone Plate , ESAPI (4 sizes), the 10" x 12" Tap Gamma and the Velocity Systems 10" x 12" Plate . Other plate shapes will be offered in the future.

The Rear is available both SLICK and MOLLE . Browse the [SYSTEMA] category to see the various components you can add to this product family!

As with all PIG tactical nylon products, the Brig is Made in the USA.

For plate carrier fitting advice, please see the SKD post: How to Choose the Right Size Plate Carrier


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Rating: --> 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 43 Write a Review

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Min.I.Mal June 14, 2020
Reviewer: CRM from Henderson, NV United States  
Medium Esapi is perfect glove fit for Safelife 10x12. This is ridiculously minimal, it's great. I have a Slickster which I love, but even that seems big next to the Pig Brig. I ordered the wrong size but quickly emailed SKD and they responded early next morning. They resolved MY mistake quickly and the order shipped immediately thereafter. I received it very fast. Perfect for quick application in these strange days, the whole thing fits perfectly in my 511 Covrt18 for EDC corporate work.

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  0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Fits Botach $99 Level IV Plates April 20, 2020
Reviewer: Common Commando from Idaho  
I got this to take 2 Level IV ceramic plates to go with my Grey Man Get Home Bag (GMGHB). I wanted nothing on the carrier, just to put the plates in and wear them under a loose jacket or shirt to not arouse suspicion in a SHTF situation.

This fits the bill perfectly. Between this and 2 10x12 Battle Steel Level IV ceramic plates from Botach - the ones Mr. Gunsngear reviewed - I have the perfect combo to complement my get home bag. All for about $320. The plates fit really tight, but fit. It's pretty comfortable too, even without the pontoons.

Highly recommend this one. I have a Crye JPC 2.0 for my normal kit, but wanted something to wear under clothes. Both carriers are great, but both fit different bills. If you're looking for a minimalist setup, this is it!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Best Carrier for the money January 4, 2020
Reviewer: Cody  
Ordered ESAPI medium for my 10x12 ceramic plates. It was very snug but works great. I wasted alot of money on other carriers that fit awful. I wish I would have just bought this from the beginning.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 Clean plate carrier December 3, 2019
Reviewer: douglas from toledo, OH United States  
I have RMA Level IV plates 10X12X1 (1155) in this PC.  Ordered medium & the fit is VERY tight. Concerned that the seams would rip.  Solution? Turn pouches inside out and sprinkle some cornstarch/baby powder along the seams & along edges of plates. Will slide right in as the medium acts as a dry lubricant. If your plates are bigger, order accordingly, but this method worked for me and the plates are secure.  Overall the fit and finish is top notch.  I like that I could add to it if needed.  The wrap around elastic waist belt allows you to adjust how tight you may want the rig.  I am 6'2" 190 LBS & wear a 44 long. Plenty of adjustment in the rig.  If plates are heavy, get some shoulder pads.  Huge difference if you have sensitive skin like me. :) Anywho...we'll see how it holds up over time as it is about 30 days old.  Presently, I would recommend this to anyone looking for a quality PC they can add on to as needed, instead of buying a rig that is set up to carry a ton of gear.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Awesome Carrier and Customer Service September 21, 2018
Reviewer: Bradley Miller from Fort worth, TX United States  
Great carrier if you want to go minimalist! Fits the plates like a glove. The customer service was also top notch. I accidentally chose the wrong size carrier on Saturday. I emailed Sunday night and SKD was able to catch the order and send the right one Monday morning. Awesome!

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