• Armor Express Lighthawk XT 3.0




The Lighthawk XT 3.0 has taken its product family to the next level of superior design. 

Built on the widely accepted SPEAR BALCS ballistic cut, the XT 3.0 provides ample coverage while maintaining a more aggressive architecture. Improved carrier technology such as our 3D foam spacers for airflow, Upgraded Advanced Shoulder Pads, and an interchangeable cummerbund system with quick release options make this a superior solution in the tactical entry world.


Innovative Features

  • SPEAR BALCS ballistic cut
  • Durable 500D nylon outer shell
  • Top loading external plate pockets accept 8”x10” (XS-S) and 10”x12” (M-4XL)
  • Front and back 3D foam technology
  • Upgraded Advanced Shoulder Pad (UASP) system featuring 3D foam technology
  • Shoulder routing system
  • Mic tabs
  • ID placard attachment points front and back
  • Front and back communication wire ports
  • Fully adjustable shoulders
  • Streamlined shoulder strap system
  • Accessory attachment points
  • Removable sling catch
  • Reinforced drag strap
  • Dynamic Cummerbund with soft armor pockets
  • Front kangaroo pouch
  • Ambidextrous utility pockets
  • Removable internal elastic cummerbund
  • Horizontal chest utility pocket


• Cummerbund soft armor inserts
• Ballistic shoulder pad inserts
Peraflex System Pouches for kangaroo and cummerbund
• Zipper kangaroo and admin pouch accessory
COBRA®, Alpha and Tubes® Dynamic Cummerbund upgrades
NextGen Ballistic Yoke/Collar assembly
NextGen Ballistic Throat
NextGen Ballistic Groin Protector
Ballistic structured deltoid protectors
Laser cut Hard Armor Shoulder Plates (HASP)



Armor Express Tactical Order Form

Please follow the instructions below and complete this form before you are ready to place your order.

  1. CLICK the proper Armor Express Concealed Order Form link above to open the form.
  2. Once the form is open, CLICK the download arrow and download the file onto your computer desktop.
  3. CLOSE the form, you will be re-opening it in the step below.
  4. Open the form from your desktop.
  5. Fill out the form completely and save it on your computer desktop.
  6. When you are placing an order, there will be an Upload File selection under Available Options. This is where you will upload the file you saved on your desktop.
  7. If you have any questions please give us a call at 800-759-FIRE
  8. If you do not choose to upload this form, it must be sent to us either by email to info@fire-end.com, or Fax: 914-592-3892

Note: Super Sizes may incur additional charges that are not reflected in our shopping cart. 


LIGHTHAWK XT 3.0 Product Sheet

Build It To Meet Your Needs!

Choice of Colors

Choice of BALCS Soft Armor Threat Level IIIA Ballistics

​​Choice of Optional Triton Steel Removable Rifle Plates for top loading rifle plate pockets

  • 5” x 8”
  • 8” x 10”
  • 10” x 12”

Choice of Optional (Set of Two) Removable ID Tags for front and back


Choice of PeraFlex Pouches

Streamlining your gear, minimizing bulk, and reducing weight are at the core of our Peraflex system pouches. By transitioning the pouch enclosure to an internal system, we utilize the structure of the core vest to keep the Peraflex pouch construction to a minimum. Lightweight, yet strong and flexible, this line offers the flexibility to customize your kit, while adding very few ounces. Able to be used in both front kangaroo or cummerbund configurations, which allow maximum modularity per user.


  • Removes clutter and snag points while also reducing weight
  • Slimline enough to secure your needed accessories inside the kangaroo or cummerbund on select vests without being too bulky
  • Available Colors
    • Black
    • Coyote
    • Ranger
    • Tactical Grey
    • OD Green


First Responder Bag

Protect Your Investment

Our padded First Responder Carry Bag is the ideal storage for your First Responder gear needed at the ready. Large enough to house your loaded out plate carrier kit and helmet, it can be quickly deployed for easy access – so you are ready to respond at a moment’s notice.


  • 6 rows of MOLLE webbing
  • ID attachment point
  • 2 hard armor plate pockets on the rear





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Armor Express Lighthawk XT 3.0

  • $387.20

Available Options

Delivery/Shipping Availability: Item ships directly from manufacturer. Ships in approximately 6-8 weeks.

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