A platform that delivers value, effective coverage, and ballistic protection. This ballistic shell provides more coverage and better protection than our FAST SF helmet, at a slightly higher weight. An Ops-Core Skeleton Shroud delivers universal compatibility with NVG mounts.
Ops-Core ARC Rails and external VELCRO® Brand fasteners provide additional attachment locations for other accessories such as visors, mandibles, handgun face shields, and ballistic appliques. It’s available with four suspension/retention options.

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The FAST XP provides pistol round protection for higher velocity 9mm rounds. with a slightly thicker shell than the SF, the XP offers a gain in protection: 205 ft/s increase in muzzle velocity for a 124g 9mm round in exchange for an increase of 0.28 lbs. in shell weight.

Key Features

  • Lightweight Modular Bungee Shroud (MBS) reduces snag hazards and features carabiner clips to improve NVG retention and stability while reducing interference with other rail-mounted accessories
  • PowerPath ARC Rail system provides a lightweight mounting solution for OpsCore headborne ecosystems
  • Vented Lux Liner with Occ-Dial Universal Fitband offers comfort and ventilation
  • Head-Loc retention chinstrap maintains security and stability
  • External VELCRO® Brand loop kit allows for quick and easy attachment and detachment of headborne accessories
  • Proprietary recessed groove accommodates over-the-head communication accessories with no interference and allows for helmet donning and doffing without headset removal

Suspension & Retention Options

  • Vented Lux Liner with Low Profile OCC-Dial and Head-Loc Retention System

Testing Protocols & Design

  • Performance Specification:  In accordance with Gentex PS-1063 Specification, Modified and Abbreviated US Army ACH Helmet CO/PD 05-04:2007 Specification
  • NIJ Standards: NIJ 0106.01 with NIJ 0108.01 Level IIIA (9mm FMJ @ 1,400 ft/s) Threat Fragmentation Protection: In accordance with PS-1063 and MIL-STD-662F 
  • 9mm Protection: In accordance with PS-1063, Resistance to Penetration (RTP) and Backface Defamation  
  • (BFD): 9mm FMJ, 24gr FMJ at 1,400 ft/s (426 m/s) at 0° obliquity with BFD < 1.0 inch (25.4 mm) (Right, Left, Crown, Front and Back) 
  • Blunt Impact Protection: <150 G’s at 10 ft/s per ACH CO/PD 05-04:2007 
  • Compression Testing: Top-Bottom = .020” (0.51 mm) Max @ 400 lbs. (181.44 kg), Side-Side = .125” (3.18 mm) Max @ 300 lbs. (136.08 kg) per MICH Type II FQ/PD 06-35C: 2013 
  • Environmental Resistance: Temperature -Storage and Operating at Ambient, Cold -60° F (-51° C), and Hot +160° F (71° C), Temperature Shock, Flame Resistance, Altitude, Vibration, Seawater, Field Agent Resistance, Weatherometer per ACH CO/PD 05-04:2007 

M: Circumference 20-7/8 to 22 in (53 to 56 cm), L: Circumference 22 to 23-1/4 in (56 to 59 cm), XL: Circumference 23-1/4 to 24-3/8 in (59 to 62 cm), XXL (+$50): Circumference 24-3/8 to 25-3/8 in (62 to 64-1/2 cm)


Black, Tan 499, Ranger Green, Urban Gray (+$50), MultiCam (+$65)

Suspension & Retention

Vented Lux Liner with Low Profile OCC-Dial and Head-Loc Retention System

Dominant Eye



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