Ops-Core will unveil new FAST XR helmet at SHOT Show 2022

The Ops-Core® FAST XR high cut ballistic helmet is part of the FAST ballistic protection helmet family. Its innovative, lightweight design resists penetration of up to a 7.62x39mm lead core round and protects against Level IIIA / HG2 Handgun projectiles and frag, at a weight of 2.81lbs (Large). The FAST XR High Cut will join the FAST RF1 Super High Cut unveiled in 2021.

The FAST XR integrates into Ops-Core’s total headborne system solutions which include situational awareness, optics, and respiratory protection.


  • Lightweight design capable of resisting a 7.62x39mm lead core projectile.
  • High cut, ballistic shell made of a hybrid composite of the most advanced carbon, unidirectional polyethylene, and woven Aramid.
  • High cut shell geometry extends critical coverage over the rear occipital lobe without load carrier interference and optimizes weight distribution for increased stability, integration, balance, and improved comfort.
  • Low Profile Skeleton Rail system offers a lightweight mounting system for the headborne ecosystem.
  • Molded liner features proprietary recessed channel, accommodating over-the-head communications headsets with no interference or user discomfort, and ability to doff and don helmet without removing the headset.
Shell Construction:Two-Stage Non Slit
Shell Thickness:0.400″ (10.16 mm)
Shell Geometry (Curvature):FAST
Cut Style (Side Protection)High Cut
Colors:Tan 499, Ranger Green, Urban Gray, Black, Multicam

Ops-Core FAST XR Specs

MSRP: starting at $2100

Source: Gentex news release

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