First Look: Premium Body Armor Ballistic Panel for Eberlestock P5 Switchblade Pack

posted on August 1, 2020

Premier Body Armor is partnering with Eberlestock to manufacture custom designed armor inserts for the Eberlestock’s F5 Switchblade line of backpacks.

“Eberlestock’s F5 Switchblade packs have quickly become a staple for every day carry,” said Alex Stewart, Vice President of Operations at Premier Body Armor. “In addition to its all-around versatility, the F5 is a great way to incorporate inconspicuous level IIIA protection into your daily routine. Our new inserts are tailor-made to fit in the F5 and we’re proud to work with Eberlestock to offer this new option to everyone.” 

The F5 Switchblade pack is a popular pack in Eberlestock’s line of everyday carry (EDC) bags. The pack comes pre-equipped with a covert pocket for your concealed carry gear and the custom Premier Body Armor level IIIA insert makes a great pack even better. The lightweight and flexible soft armor panel is custom-fit for the Eberlestock F5 Switchblade Pack, providing you and/or your loved ones with years of dependable service. 

Premium Body Armor Ballistic Panel Features:

  • Tested to meet the NIJ ballistic standards for Level IIIA armor
  • Kevlar construction and a 500 Denier Cordura outer shell
  • 11 inches wide, 16.5 inches high, .22 inches thick
  • TSA Approved 

Eberlestock P5 Switchblade Pack Features

  • Rare-earth magnetic openings allow quick access to handgun concealed carry pouches from either side of the pack.
  • Loop-velcro PALS webbing inside allows you to rack either MOLLE- or velcro-backed accessories
  • Interior pockets for hydration bladder, mags, small item organizers, and more
  • Detachable harness
  • New MOLLE-10 webbing offers the ability to carry standard 3-row MOLLE accessories, with a 60 percent weight savings over standard 25 mm MOLLE matrixes
  • New patent-pending weapon-stowage features
  • Ambidextrous concealed holster suitable for most handguns, including full-frame automatics
  • Hip belt compatible

More information on the full line of inserts and packs from Premium Body Armor and Eberlestock are available now. 


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