The Plate Carrier is a vest found in DayZ. It provides any Survivor wearing it strong ballistic protection, at the cost of inherent carrying capacity and stamina due to its heavy weight. Used by various organizations around the world.In-game description While the bright coloring makes this vest non-ideal for a stealthy approach, the Ballistic Vest is moderately preferable to the more common Field Vest in terms of protection; it is capable of absorbing a significantly harmful impact.