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High Ground Releases New PARATUS Tactical Vest And APC-R Plate Carrier System


Philadelphia, PA – High Ground located in Philadelphia, PA the birthplace of our Nation, High Ground is the Tactical Systems Division of Ehmke Manufacturing which has been manufacturing quality products for the Aerospace, Defense, Industrial & Commercial Markets since 1929.

High Ground’s technology is influenced and created for and by operators; we understand the responsibility we have to our warriors at home and abroad. High Ground brings that down range experience to produce innovative gear and tactical systems.

High Ground is proud to release its new PARATUS Tactical Carrier and the Releasable Advanced Plate Carrier (APC-R). These two new carriers are a result of working with Teams in the in the field and an in depth test and evaluation process. Both are constructed of 500D Cordura, Interior spacer mesh, interior map pockets and most importantly; MADE IN THE USA and Berry Compliant.

The PARATUS is a SPEAR/BALCS shaped and grade armor system, which will be offered in SM-XL sizes with the ability to accept SAPI, ESAPI, Shooter and Rec ballistic plates in a separate top loading plate pocket both front and rear. The PARATUS also has the ability to be outfitted with optional throat, collar, groin, and bicep armored accessories with one of High Ground’s NIJ 0101.06 compliant armor packages for 360 degree protection.

The Advanced Plate Carrier-Releasable (APC-R) is High Ground’s new plate carrier system, which is a single pull ambidextrous “adjustable” cable system. This system allows the user to choose to release/remove his/her cummerbund only for medical needs or completely remove cable for the complete vest to be doffed. The APC-R also allows the user to separately drop/jettison his/her plates using the plate pocket drop system. The APC-R is a fully adjustable plate carrier system with adjustable plate pocket straps, padded cummerbund, and real time adjustable pivot points for the shoulder straps.

Both systems will be available at Shot Show 2016 in Multi-Cam, Ranger Green, Black and Coyote and are proudly Made 100% in the USA.

Visit High Ground at Shot Show 2016 at Booth 15166 or for more information.


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