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RTS AR600 Level III Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit

RTS AR600 Level III Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit

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The RTS Tactical AR600 Level III+ Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit, a testament to our relentless pursuit of Tactical excellence. This Kit pairs the robust HST Plate Carrier with two AR600 Level III+ plates, offering an unparalleled shield against high-velocity rifle rounds and blunt force trauma.

The HST Carrier, engineered for optimal protection and comfort, features best-in-class spacer mesh technology, ensuring breathability and endurance for extended wear. Its design integrates removable shoulder pads for added comfort in demanding missions and a premium laser-cut MOLLE cummerbund for versatile gear customization. With 360° MOLLE attachment points and a quick-release buckle system, the HST Carrier exemplifies tactical efficiency and readiness.

Proudly manufactured in the USA, our AR600 Level III+ plates meet and exceed DEA armor protocol, adeptly defending against armor-piercing threats. Combined with advanced polyurea coating for superior spall containment, this kit represents the pinnacle of Tactical Body Armor, trusted Law Enforcement & First Responders. The RTS Tactical AR600 Level III+ Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit isn’t just equipment – it’s a commitment to safeguarding lives with unmatched resilience and preparedness.


  • RTS Tactical HST Quick Release Plate Carrier
  • RTS Tactical Level III+ Armor Front and Back Plates


Level III+ Rifle Special Threat ensures defense against specialized threats, setting a new standard for Ballistic Shield Protection.

Defends against: 5.56x45mm 62 gr. M855 (Green Tip) Russian 7.62x39mm 123 gr. MSC (M43) 7.62×51mm NATO M80 FMJ calibers.



  • RTS Tactical Level III+ Hard Armor Plates are available in 10x12" or 6x8" side plates  


  • 10x12 Single plate weight is 7.9 lbs
  • 6x8 Single plate weight is 3.95 lbs


Guardian for 10 Years Strong Shelf Life 

The RTS Tactical Level III+  Armor lasts 10 years. If duty strikes and it takes a hit, we replace it free of charge.

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  • Unrivaled Multi-Hit Capability

    RTS Tactical Steel Armor outperforms ceramic or polyethylene alternatives, withstanding a relentless barrage of high-velocity rounds without shattering.

  • Ultimate Durability

    Steel armor sets the gold standard for toughness. Drop it, beat it up – our steel plates maintain their ballistic integrity through it all.

  • Full Surface Protection

    Unlike ceramic or polyethylene, our steel armor provides complete surface defense, crafted from a solid AR600 steel slab.

  • Encapsulating Coating

    The RTS Tactical AR600 Armor boasts an exceptionally robust polyurea coating. It ensures minimal fragmentation escape and guards the armor against moisture, rain, and other environmental challenges.


We crafted the RTS Tactical AR600 Level III+ Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit to fulfill a critical need for comprehensive protection in high-threat environments. Understanding the challenges faced by those on the front lines, we combined our HST Quick Release Plate Carrier with the AR600 Level III+ plates to provide a superior defense system. The HST Carrier, with its advanced breathability and customization options, offers unparalleled comfort and adaptability. Coupled with our AR600 plates, capable of stopping armor-piercing rounds, this kit represents our commitment to empowering law enforcement, first responders, and prepared civilians with the highest level of protection, ensuring they can confidently face any situation.


RTS Tactical AR600 USA MADE NIJ 0101.06 Level III+ Special Threat Inserts

  • High-Velocity Rifle Ballistic Protection NIJ 0101.06 Level III+
  • Size: 10" x 12" SAPI Cut Single Curve
  • Weight: 7.9 lbs
  • Extreme Durable Polyurea Coating

Tailored Comfort: Easy Shoulder Adjustment

  • Tailored Comfort: Customize the plate carrier's size for a snug fit.
  • Even Weight Distribution: Reduce shoulder strain during extended wear.
  • Personalized Length: Adjust the shoulder strap to your preference.
  • Long-Lasting Durability: Crafted from high-quality materials for lasting use.
  • Size-Flexible: Accommodates 6x8 hard armor side plate inserts for maximum protection.

4-way Quick Release

  • Swift Emergency Removal: The RTS Tactical HST Quick Release Plate Carrier's 4-way quick release enhances safety, reducing injury risk.
  • Effortless On/Off: A seamless design ensures smooth transitions without discomfort, setting it apart from traditional plate carriers.
  • Agile Movement: This Quick Release Plate Carrier boosts mobility, vital for tactical operations requiring rapid reflexes.
  • Intuitive Pulling: Integrated into the HST Plate Carrier's design, the Quick Release activates with ease, requiring minimal effort.

Full 360° Laser Cut

  • 360° Laser Cut Customization: Our Full 360 Laser Cut design lets you fully customize your plate carrier with mission-specific accessories.
  • Enhanced Durability: Precision laser cutting results in a rugged plate carrier built to withstand demanding operations and harsh weather.
  • Efficient Accessory Organization: Intricate laser cut patterns optimize accessory organization, ensuring swift access to vital gear in critical situations.

Upgraded Spacer Mesh for Ultimate Comfort

  • Cool and Comfortable: Our upgraded Spacer Mesh in the RTS Tactical HST Quick Release Plate Carrier boosts airflow, keeping you cool and comfortable during extended wear.
  • Extra Cushioning: This mesh offers added cushioning for your body, reducing pressure and fatigue, even when carrying heavy loads.
  • Moisture Management: Specially designed to wick away sweat and moisture, it prevents odors and chafing.
  • Lasting Durability: The upgraded material is tough and resistant to wear and tear, ensuring long-lasting use in challenging conditions.


We’ve worked with over 1,000 satisfied law enforcement departments, and growing.

Sumter County Sheriff's Office

‘’Thank you to RTS Tactical for the quality and functionality of their recent shield purchase, citing confidence and efficiency for officers.” They plan to turn to RTS Tactical for future needs, expressing gratitude for the invaluable impact on their team

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

‘’RTS Tactical delivers top-notch service and supplies over 40 Medium-Level III+ Special Threat Mini Shields.” The Police Chief endorses RTS Tactical, emphasizing their commitment to officer safety and recommending them for reliable and effective equipment.

Seagoville Police Department

‘’We recently invested in RTS Tactical's Ballistic Shields, impressed by their quality and professional service. The enhanced safety and confidence these shields provide make a crucial difference for our officers in high-stress situations. We highly recommend RTS Tactical for Tactical Gear and Ballistic Products’’.

Chattanooga Police Department

Chattanooga PD's Lt. Rusty Morrison praises RTS Tactical's Level lll+ Rifle Shields for operational satisfaction, resilience, and ideal weight, balance, and maneuverability. “The seamless integration of 70 shields highlights their compatibility with evolving policing needs, backed by RTS Tactical's responsive support”.


What level of protection does the HST Active Shooter Kit offer?

The kit provides NIJ Level III+ protection, suitable for stopping high-velocity rifle and armor-piercing ammunition.

Is the HST Plate Carrier comfortable for extended use?

Absolutely. It features spacer mesh technology for breathability and removable shoulder pads for added comfort.

How much does the entire kit weigh?

While providing robust protection, the kit is designed to be as lightweight as possible. For specific weight details, please refer to our product specifications.

Can the AR600 plates and HST Carrier be used separately?

Yes, both elements are designed to work together but can also be used independently as needed.

Are the plates and carrier customizable?

The HST Carrier offers customization with its laser-cut MOLLE cummerbund, while the plates are standard in size and protection.

Do you offer free shipping for the kit?

Yes, RTS Tactical provides free standard shipping for this kit within the contiguous United States.

Is the kit suitable for civilian use?

While designed for tactical professionals, it’s also available for civilians seeking advanced ballistic protection.

What makes this kit different from other body armor options?

This kit combines high-level ballistic plates with a carrier designed for comfort and versatility, offering a unique balance of protection and functionality.

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