The Diamondback Tactical FAPC is a tactical combat vest worn primarily by Rat Patrol Team 01 in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.


The Fast Attack Plate Carrier Gen. 2 was designed by Diamondback Tactical to meet the needs of operators who want a high mobility plate carrier with great load carrying capacity. The F.A.P.C-2 has 1/4" closed cell foam in both the shoulders and upper torso regions to relieve load stress on the operator’s back and shoulders. It also allows for quick adjustments and modifications when loads, clothing or operational positions change. Available with optional Level 3A inserts.[1]

Behind the Scenes


Rat Patrol 01 wearing their FAPCs

"A battle harness that can be attached to customize all types of equipment.

Also used by Meryl's Rat Patrol Team 01. "

―FAPC description in Metal Gear Online

Worn by Meryl Silverburgh and the members of Rat Patrol 01 in Metal Gear Solid 4. Furthermore, Jonathan seems to wear the side cummerbund system to carry extra ammunition.

The Plate Carrier is also a selectable chest-class equipment in the Reward Shop section of Metal Gear Online, based on Rat Patrol 01's use of the plate carrier.


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Diamondback Tactical

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