X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic
X-Back Basic

X-Back Basic

$395.00 Sale Save
Title X-Back Basic - Cobalt Blue

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We have expanded our successful X-Back life vest line to include the new X-Back Basic. The X-Back Basic incorporates the same fit, adjustment and overall comfort users have come to expect from the Switlik X-Back, with the addition of two permanently attached all-in-one pockets in lieu place of the MOLLE vest attachment loops. This new vest is intended to be a modern version of SWITLIK’s previous HV-35 Helicopter Vest. This vest is for users who do not need the MOLLE system and all its accessories. The pockets attached to the vest are intended to fit your essentials “keys, phone, sunglasses & wallet” (and yes, the newest smart phones will fit!)

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  • Signature SWITLIK X-Back  ergonomic design for superior comfort in the seated position
  • One-size-fits-all: Maximum adjustment capability to fit the largest range of sizes
  • Dual opening zipper design
  • Low profile design transfers the load away from your neck and eliminate interference with your helmet
  • Twin chamber inflatable cell with two oral tubes
  • Built in locator light & emergency whistle
  • Storage pockets for excess webbing
  • Breathable protective cover fabric for reduced thermal burden and increased durability
  • Nomex®/Kevlar® Rip-stop cover material
  • Reflective panels on inflatable cell
  • Two permanently attached pockets for gear storage – sized for most PLBs and cell phones (7in x 4.5in)


2 lbs 6 oz (1.08kg)


Over 35 lbs

Inflation System:

Two 18g CO2 cylinders

Cover Fabric:

Nomex®/Kevlar® Blend


Available in Cobalt Blue 


CORDURA® High Denier Nylon 

TSO Approval:




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