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RTS Level III+ Lightweight Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit

RTS Level III+ Lightweight Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit

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Default Title 10X12 SAPI Cut-Coyote-XL-No Side Plates-No Mag Pouch


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Introducing the RTS Level III+ Lightweight Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit – a blend of cutting-edge design and formidable protection. This Kit unites the RTS Tactical HST Quick Release Plate Carrier with our USA-made Level III+ Lightweight Rifle Special Threats Inserts, offering a solution that's both agile and resilient.

The HST Carrier, with its best-in-class spacer mesh technology, redefines breathability, ensuring comfort even in prolonged operations. It features a laser-cut MOLLE cummerbund for unparalleled customization and a 4-point QR buckle system for swift gearing up. Enhanced with Armor Plates engineered to halt SS109 and Mild Steel Core AK47 rounds, this kit transcends DEA armor standards, striking a perfect balance between weight and protection.

This Active Shooter Kit, rigorously tested beyond NIJ Standards, is the epitome of RTS Tactical’s commitment to excellence. Designed for law enforcement and first responders, it equips you to face high-threat environments head-on, embodying the fearless spirit RTS Tactical is known for.


  • RTS Tactical HST Quick Release Plate Carrier 
  • RTS Tactical Level III+ Lightweight 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.



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.


At RTS Tactical, we recognize the critical need for gear that’s as adaptable as it is protective. The RTS Level III+ Lightweight Special Threat HST Active Shooter Kit was created to meet this need. Merging our HST Quick Release Plate Carrier with the Level III+ Lightweight Rifle Special Threats Inserts, we aimed to provide a Kit that’s not only highly protective against Advanced Ballistic threats but also comfortable and versatile for varied operational demands. This kit is for the modern warrior who must navigate the complexities of rapidly evolving scenarios without being weighed down. It represents our dedication to empowering Law Enforcement and First Responders with gear that supports their agility and readiness, all while upholding the highest standards of safety and tactical superiority.


RTS AR600 USA MADE NIJ 0101.06 Level III+ Lightweight Special Threats Steel Core Inserts

  • High-Velocity Rifle Ballistic Protection NIJ 0101.06 Level III+Lightweight Special Threat
  • Size: 10" x 12" | 11" x 14"
  • SAPI Cut Single Curve | Shooter Cut
  • Self-sealing 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 ballistic protection does the HST Active Shooter Kit offer?

The kit provides Level III+ protection, designed to stop high-velocity threats including SS109 and Mild Steel Core AK47 rounds.

Is the HST Quick Release Plate Carrier adjustable?

Yes, the carrier features adjustability for a secure and comfortable fit for various body types.

How heavy is the kit?

The kit is engineered to balance robust protection with a lightweight design for operational efficiency. For specific weight details, please refer to our product specifications.

Can the Level III+ plates fit other carriers?

While designed for the HST Carrier, these plates are compatible with most standard carriers. However, optimal performance is achieved with the HST Carrier.

How durable are the Level III+ plates?

The plates are built for durability and lasting ballistic integrity in diverse conditions

Does RTS Tactical offer free shipping for the kit?

Yes, we offer free standard shipping for the HST Active Shooter Kit within the contiguous United States. For more details, please visit our Shipping Information page.

What is the warranty policy for the Level III+ Lightweight Kit?

We offer a warranty covering manufacturing defects for this kit. For detailed terms and conditions, please visit our Warranty Information page.

Is the HST Carrier comfortable for extended use?

Absolutely. The carrier is designed with advanced mesh technology for enhanced comfort during prolonged use.

How quickly can the Premium Plate Carrier be donned and doffed?

The carrier features efficient design elements for rapid donning and doffing, crucial in urgent response situations.

Is this kit suitable for civilian use?

Yes, the Level III+ Lightweight Special Threats Active Shooter Kit is ideal for law enforcement, first responders, and civilians seeking advanced ballistic protection.

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