X Back Molle+ Aircrew Life Vest

The X-Back MOLLE+ Air Crew Life Vest is Switlik’s most robust pilot’s vest. ETSO-2c504 approved for use on helicopter operations, the X-Back Molle+ has been designed for use to and from helidecks located in hostile sea areas. This heavy-duty life preserver is highly durable and designed to be comfortable in the seated position. The X-Back ergonomic design of the Molle vest comes with the addition of dual lifting straps, permanently attached leg loops, buddy line, TSO-approved hand-held strobe light.

The X-Back MOLLE+ comes with the benefits and inflation of the Molle life preserver, with the addition of permanently attached heavy-duty leg straps and integrated lifting straps located at the centre of the vest. In an emergency, the lifting straps and leg loops allows the wearer of the MOLLE+ to be hoisted comfortably without the need for a separate lifting harness.



  • Ergonomic adjustable X-Back straps provides enough range to make this vest one size fits all.
  • Modular lightweight Load-carrying equipment (MOLLE) system designed for customisation of vest with accessories
  • Designed to transfer the load away from your neck
  • Integrated grab handle in case of search & rescue
  • Reflective breathable protective fabric for reduced thermal burden
  • Storage pockets for excess webbing
  • Allows ease of deployment
  • Designed to transfer the load away from your neck
  • Twin cell inflatable life-vest with two oral tubes
  • Innovative protective cover with dual-opening zipper design that provides emergency access to both oral tubes
  • Built in locator light
  • Helicopter vest

With the addition of for Molle+:

  • 2 permanently attached leg loops
  • 2 front lifting strops for loads of +585 lbs
  • Heavy-duty metal adjusters on X-Back
  • Floating buddy line, strobe light, detachable spray hood


  • Weight: 3.56 lbs. 6oz. (1.08kg)
  • Buoyancy: Over 35 lbs
  • Inflation System: Two 18g CO2 cylinders
  • Cover Fabric: Nomex® /Kevlar® blended Ripstop for fire protection
  • Colour: Cobalt blue
  • Approval : TSO-C13d, ETSO-2c504

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