Army Modular Scalable Vest, Gen I

Modular Scalable Vest (MSV)

The modular scalable vest (MSV) is a lightweight modular, scalable, and tailorable vest. The MSV has the ability to scale between Low Vis carrier (concealable, low profile), and Outer carrier (plate carrier, full tactical) configurations. The MSV, is approximately 26% lighter than all the previous generations of the Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) and is available in a wider selection of sizes to accommodate virtually every Soldier.


Source: Program Executive Office Soldier


MSV is a part of Soldier Protection System (SPS)


Stock Number Reference:

Modular Scalable Vest

Assign Date: 2015-06-04

Size-NSN Sheet
Size NSN
X-Small 8470-01-645-1369
Small 8470-01-645-1373
Medium 8470-01-645-1375
Large 8470-01-645-1377
X-Large 8470-01-645-1378
XX-Large 8470-01-645-1380


Complete set, front

Ballistic insert set, front

Complete set, side

Ballistic insert set, side

Complete set, back

Ballistic insert set, back

Front carrier

Back carrier

Front ballistic insert

Back ballistic insert

Side plate carrier set, outer

Side plate carrier set, inner

Side plate carrier

Side plate carrier ballistic insert

Side plate pocket

Side plate pocket ballistic insert

Shoulder pad

Shoulder pad, open

Item provided by G.I.’s friend, size Small

US Army Soldier Protection System (SPS)