Pouch Attachment Ladder System – PALS

Pouch Attachment Ladder System – PALS

Pouch Attachment Ladder System (PALS)

Pouch Attachment Ladder System – PALS:

A grid of nylon webbing invented and patented by United States Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center used to attach smaller equipment onto load-bearing platforms, such as vests and backpacks.

PALS consists of webbing sewn onto the load-bearing equipment and corresponding webbing and straps on the attachment. The straps are interwoven between the webbing on each of two pieces and finally snapped into place, making for a very secure fit which can be detached with moderate effort.