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Platatac CRABS Chest Rig Kit

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The Platatac CRABS (Chicom Rifle and Bombs) panel has been designed as a versatile platform which is configurable as a standalone low profile chest rig or connects to a plate carrier in seconds via quick release ITW clips. The profile and size of the CRABS make it perfect for vehicle mounted, jungle or urban operations when your loadout can change depending on the mission.

The shingle partitions with accept up to five AR style 5.56 rifle magazines flat across the chest or accommodate other like items such as a pistol, smoke grenade or small team radio, the two outer shingle pouches feature MOLLE fields which allow for the addition of extra pouches.

Two multi-use elastic sided pouches with removable/adjustable flaps and elastic shock cord retention will accept most double stack pistol mags, multitools, handheld flashlights, 40mm rounds or stun grenades. A small velcro lid admin pouch with elastic retention inside will easily carry a note pad, GPS unit, or a small first aid kit. 

The full hook velcro field on the rear enables the rig to attach to plate carriers, included is a blank out panel when using it stand alone. Platatac velcro in accessories can be attached for additional storage capacity, such as the ASAD S&M or ASAD Dump Pouch (Sold Separately).

Included in the kit is a pair of CRABS MOLLE side panels which attach via the rear velcro and will accommodate any PALS/MOLLE compatible pouch, use these to bolster to carrying capacity of the CRABS for a full combat load out. 

The Chicom Lo Pro straps and Chicom padded H-Harness come standard, and the CRABS will work seamlessly with all Chicom accessories. The kit also includes a Platatac XL DB Organiser to store and transport the CRABS panel easily.

***  Magazines not included  ***

Kit Includes:

  • Platatac CRABS Chest Rig
  • Platatac CRABS G Hook Strap
  • Platatac CRABS Molle Side Panel (Left and Right)
  • Chicom Padded H Harness
  • Chicom Back Strap Fixed
  • Chicom Low Pro Straps
  • Platatac DB Organiser


  • 5 x Shingle style partitions for 5.56 Rifle magazines (PMAG or STANAG)
  • 2 x Multi-use elastic sided pouches 
  • 1 x Small admin pouch with velcro closure
  • 2 column x 3-row molle fields at outer sides to attach pouches
  • Velcro field at the back with blank out panel
  • CRABS Panel Molle side panels Included
  • Lightweight and low profile
  • Integrates with CHICOM armour carrier clips to be fitted to any MOLLE armour carrier
  • Can be worn standalone with all CHICOM harness options and accessories

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