30 Days - 4,900 NX
90 Days - 8,900 NX
All-purpose Protection: Armor -10%
|“||Lightweight, bullet resistant and compact in design, the Recon Vest offers soldiers superior speed, while maintaining protection on par with the Light Vest.||”|
|— The Arsenal|
As of the Combat Arms Reboot update, it can only be obtained through a Ghost Hi-Sec Case.
The Recon Vest is an improved version of the Light Vest, with a speed increase of 15%. It also decreases armor protection by 10%, which is the same amount as the Light Vest.
- The Recon Vest was available for permanent duration during the following events:
- During the Black Friday Sale (2012), at a price of 15,455 NX.
- During the Honorable Soldier Sale, at a price of 14,536 NX.
- During the 5th Anniversary Gear Sale, at a price of 15,455 NX.
- During the Combat Necessity Item Sales! (EU) at a price of 19,900 NX.
- During the first week of the Final SvS Event Sales for Permanent at the price of 15,770 NX.
- A five-day duration Recon Vest was given to players who logged in during the 5th Anniversary Hot Shot Event on July 11th, 2013 at 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Pacific (7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Eastern, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Sydney, July 12th).
- It is currently the single fastest equippable item in the game.
- The Recon Vest is a Light Vest with a jacket over it, just as the Tanker Vest is a Heavy Vest with a jacket over it, and the Combat Vest is the default vest with a jacket over it.
- The Recon Vest has the same armor penalty as Wraith, Raven, and the Light Vest, but has a speed increase greater than all of them.
- The Recon Vest was one of the few items removed from direct purchase after the Combat Arms Reboot update.