An unloading vest refers to the utility features of non-ballistic vests that may be used either on its own or with modular parts. Unloading vests may be, but are not restricted to, plate carriers and bulletproof vests.
Unloading vests are perfectly legal to be bought online. UARM offers three different models of unloading vest plate carriers depending on your particular requirements.
Depending on the intended use, these vests may cost anywhere from a dozen to a thousand dollars. Universal vest plate carriers from UARM are in the $180-$300 range excluding the hard plate.