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RTS Level IV Ceramic HST Active Shooter Kit

RTS Level IV Ceramic HST Active Shooter Kit

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Default Title 10X12-Coyote-XL-No Side Plates-No Mag Pouch (D#3KRCBEL)


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The RTS Level IV Ceramic HST Active Shooter Kit, is a paramount assembly of protection designed for those who face the gravest threats. This kit integrates the advanced RTS Tactical HST Quick Release Plate Carrier with two front and back Level IV Ceramic Plates, forging an Armor System of unmatched resilience.

Meticulously crafted to meet the needs of those in the line of fire, the HST Carrier is a beacon of tactical excellence. Incorporating best-in-class spacer mesh technology, it ensures unparalleled breathability and comfort for extended wear in any operational setting. Enhanced with removable shoulder pads, this carrier promises not just protection but enduring comfort during prolonged missions.

The kit is further augmented by the inclusion of our Level IV Ceramic Plates, meeting the rigorous NIJ Standard 0101.06 Level IV. These plates offer superior defense against high-caliber rifle threats, providing a shield of Fearlessness for the operator.

Empower your readiness with our premium laser-cut MOLLE cummerbund, offering endless customization and compatibility with both soft and hard armor options. The 4-point QR buckle system ensures rapid deployment without sacrificing security.


  • RTS Tactical HST Advanced Quick Release Plate Carrier
  • RTS Tactical Level IV Ceramic Front and Back Inserts


RTS Tactical's Level IV armor stands as the ultimate protection against Armor-Piercing threats, including 5.56mm NATO; .308 M80; 7.62x45; and up to the powerful .30-06 APM2 as per NIJ 0101.06.



Guardian for 5 Years Strong Shelf Life 

The RTS Tactical Level IV Armor lasts 5 years. If duty strikes and it takes a hit, we replace it free of charge.

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  • Exceptional Multi-Hit Performance

    Our RTS Tactical Ceramic Level IV Plate features a unique design with small ceramic squares. This construction ensures unparalleled multi-hit capability. Even if one square is hit, the rest of the Level IV plate remains fully effective

  • Spall-Free Assurance

    With our Level IV Ceramic Armor, you can trust minimal to no spalling, unlike other Armor Options that often require additional spall coatings to contain fragmentation.

  • Unyielding Durability

    Our Level IV Ceramic Plate is coated with waterproof polyurea for long-lasting ballistic integrity. Its enhanced foam face offers extra protection in case of accidental drops.

  • Stand-Alone Confidence

    This Level IV Body Armor Insert stands alone, capable of halting multiple AP rounds without the need for Level IIIA backing panels.


Recognizing the need for superior protection that doesn't hinder agility, we crafted the RTS Level IV Ceramic HST Active Shooter Kit. This kit combines the Advanced HST Quick Release Plate Carrier with Level IV Ceramic Plates, offering robust front and back Ballistic Defense.

Designed for high-stress scenarios, the HST Carrier ensures breathability and rapid adaptability, crucial for operators in the field. We aimed to deliver a solution that balances uncompromising protection with operational efficiency. It embodies RTS Tactical's dedication to empowering those on the front lines with confidence, comfort, and the resilience to face any challenge.


RTS Tactical NIJ Level IV SAPI Cut Single Curve Ceramic Armor Plates

  • SAPI Cut Single Curve
  • NIJ 0101.06 Level IV
  • Protection from 5.56mm green tip SS109
  • Waterproof Polyurea Coating for lasting Ballistic Integrity

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 Level IV Ceramic HST Active Shooter Kit offer?

The kit provides NIJ Standard 0101.06 Level IV protection, capable of stopping high-caliber rifle threats.

Is the HST Quick Release Plate Carrier adjustable for various body sizes?

Yes, the HST Carrier features adjustability to accommodate different body types, ensuring a secure and comfortable fit.

Can the Level IV plates be used with other carriers?

While optimized for the HST Carrier, these plates are compatible with most standard carriers. We recommend using them with the HST Carrier for optimal performance.

Are the ceramic plates durable in diverse conditions?

Yes, the Level IV plates are built for durability and reliable performance in various operational environments.

Do you offer free shipping for the HST Active Shooter Kit?

Yes, RTS Tactical offers free standard shipping for this kit within the contiguous United States. Check our Shipping Information page for more details.

What is the warranty policy for the HST Active Shooter Kit?

We provide a warranty covering manufacturing defects for the HST Active Shooter Kit. Visit our Warranty Information page for details.

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 I don and doff the HST Carrier in an emergency?

The HST Carrier features a quick-release system for rapid donning and doffing, essential in urgent 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.

What sizes are available for the Level IV Ceramic Plate?

We offer this plate in two sizes: 10x12, 11x14, and 6x8, providing options for individuals who require different plate sizes for optimal protection.

Does this plate meet NIJ standards?

Yes, our Level IV Ceramic Plate complies with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) standards for ballistic protection.

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