The SSV holster features a plastic IWB J-hook belt clip for 1½-inch belts. A cord serves as a belt-loop lanyard.
If you’ve ever worn a uniform, you might already know of the folks behind FirstSpear. That’s because so many people that work at its design and production facility near St. Louis used to work at Eagle Industries. Started in March 1982 by John Carver, Eagle Ind. is now a subsidiary of Vista Outdoors, Inc. In 2010, Carver’s son, Scott, created FirstSpear and built a team that includes many former Eagle employees, military veterans and a forward-thinking braintrust of rapid-development engineers hired to solve gear problems for the Special Operations community and law enforcement. In addition to offering its own products, the production facility and design team allows FirstSpear to offer private-label manufacturing for respected names such as Hill People Gear.
FirstSpear focuses on developing lightweight, durable products that can function as standalone kit or integrate with platforms like its Strandhögg armor carrier. The SSV carry rig tested here is a component