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What is the Hero's Vest primarily designed for?

The Hero's Vest is primarily designed for police and law enforcement, security guards, and civilians who may operate in dangerous environments. It provides discreet, multi-threat protection

What kind of protection does the Hero's Vest offer?

The Hero's Vest offers level IIIA+ protection, capable of stopping all common handgun rounds, including .357 Magnum, 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP, .44 Magnum, and .38 Special, as well as most shotgun rounds, slugs, buckshot, and other special threat rounds.

Can the Hero's Vest be worn under clothing?

Yes, the Hero's Vest is designed to be worn discreetly under clothing, providing covert protection. It can also be worn over clothing when necessary.

Is the Hero's Vest comfortable for extended wear?

The Hero's Vest is constructed with high-quality materials and features a slim internal cummerbund for a comfortable and secure fit, even during extended periods of wear.

Is the Hero's Vest Armor made in the USA?

Yes, the Hero's Vest Armor is proudly 100% made in the USA with Dupont™ Kevlar® ballistic panels and goes through strict quality control in Miami, Florida.

Does the Hero's Vest protect against stab threats?

Yes, the Hero's Vest is stab-resistant and can withstand spike and edged threats with a strike energy of up to 36J.

Can I customize the fit of the Hero's Vest?

Yes, the vest features separate adjustable shoulder straps and a six-point adjustable system, allowing you to customize the fit to your preference.

How does the Hero's Vest help with weight distribution?

The Hero's Vest incorporates a slim internal cummerbund with a small gap between your body and the vest. This design helps distribute the weight evenly, giving you a lighter feel when operating under threat in the field.

Can I trust the Hero's Vest for my safety and protection?

Absolutely, the Hero's Vest is engineered to provide maximum safety and reliability, ensuring you can confidently answer the call to protect and serve.

Is shipping free?

Yes! Aside from Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico, RTS Tactical guarantees free and fast shipping.

In today’s age, there are threats all around us. Unfortunately, active shooter situations are more common now than they have ever been. You need to be able to protect yourself and the ones you love. In many cases, it is not enough to only have a firearm to protect yourself. Criminals also have these firearms, and although you could get a few rounds off, so can they.


That is why RTS Tactical providesindustry-leading body armor. We make high-quality gear at a price that is still affordable to the average consumer. With our active shooter kits, you will have what you need to protect yourself, should you ever need to.

In every RTS Tactical active shooter kit, you will get one of our plate carriersand two of our body armor inserts. Our inserts have been testedin the harshest conditions and we are confident they will perform at each body armor level. 

Our bulletproof insertscome in three different levels. RTS Tactical body armorstarts at Level III, which is made of AR500 armor and will stop basic rifle rounds up to 7.62 FMJ. Then we have Level III+body armor which is designed for higher velocity threats. Level III+ is made of AR600 steel and can stop 7.62 steel core, and 5.56 Green Tips. Our Level IV armoris a Zero Penetration ceramic armor insert that is designed to stop 30-06 armor-piercing rounds. Our Level IV body armor can stop just about anything you throw its way.

Our tactical vestsalso can be equipped with other tactical gear. We have everything you need to be prepared from molle pouchesto mag pouches. We have the best plate carriersout there and together without ballistic plates, you can ensure you will have a bulletproof vestfor any situation.

Our various body armor levelsare very popular with military members, first responders, and law enforcement officials. Our Level III body armoris very popular with everyday citizens as well.

In short, RTS tactical offers the highest quality active shooter kit out there at an affordable price. We never compensate price for quality. Our products are made to perform under any condition, without costing an arm and a leg. Whatever you need to be safe and stay prepared, rest assured that RTS Tactical has you covered.