The Switlik X-Back Air Crew Vest is a newly configured, lightweight crew vest that is a quantum leap in comfort and durability over its predecessors. The aptly named X-Back has a unique, proprietary cross back strap configuration, with breathable mesh Molle style vest that is ergonomically fitted to one's shoulder contours for an amazing fit. Accessories are located to the sides
rather than midsection allowing more room for shoulder and lap belts, for added comfort when seated. As accessories are added, their weight is distributed on the shoulders and off the neck, greatly increasing comfort for the wearer. A variety of accessories are offered in Molle configuration, including a stylish new multi-compartment
The aptly named X-Back is ergonomically fitted to your shoulder contour for a perfect fit. As accessories are added the weight is distributed over your shoulders and off your neck for vastly improved comfort. The adjustable X-Back straps provide enough range making it
A low-profile design
A unique proprietary interior cell folding technique combined with our open V-Neck design removes the bulk from your neck and chest to avoid interference with helmet and safety
The MOLLE System - space to attach everything.
The MOLLE (Modular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment) system lets you customize your vest with the accessories you need. The contoured cut of the MOLLE side panels locates the accessories away from your midsection providing more room for shoulder and lap belts. The new Switlik MOLLE System is the most comfortable way to carry your gear.
A breakthrough zipper enclosure
The Switlik Zipper closure keeps your inflatable vest secure at all times. The simple reliable dual breakaway design provides immediate inflation when activated. Backup oral inflation tubes are conveniently located on either side of the vest and easily reached through the side
Nomex/Kevlar comfortable and safe.
The exterior cover is constructed from a blended Nomex/Kevlar Rip-stop weave fabric. The material is extremely soft and comfortable to wear. The Kevlar component provides excellent durability, while the Nomex gives you the in-cockpit fire protection you want.
A simple deployment our new beaded handle.
High visibility red beaded handles are found on both sides of the vest making for simple
Weight: 2 lbs 7 oz (1.08 kg)
Buoyancy: Over 35 lbs
Inflation System: Two 16g CO2 cylinders
Cover Fabric: Nomex/Kevlar Blend
Color: Cobalt Blue
Webbing: 1-1/2 in webbing conforms to MIL-W-17337