August 2007
Soldiers;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p45
The article reports that U.S. soldiers deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan will receive the improved Outer Tactical Vest according to Brigadier General R. Mark Brown of the Army's Program Executive Office-Soldier. The integrated throat protector of the vest is more comfortable compared to the current attachable version. Soldiers can take off the IOTV and its attachments with one pull because of a single-stage quick release added to the front of the vest.


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