Army Air Force M-3 Steel Helmet

Saturday August 22nd, 2020 admin

The M-3 Flak helmet was the first helmet designed expressly for use by American bomber crews. The M-3 has large hinged ear covers on its sides to accommodate a communications headset; the covers were originally lined with felt. Unlike M-1 helmets, the M-3 features a built-in suspension system. The headband […]

APH-5 Helicopter Helmet (Vietnam War)

Sunday April 12th, 2020 admin

In 1958 the Army officially adopted its first flight helmet for aircrew members. Unofficially worn by some Army pilots since 1954, the Navy designed Aviator Protective Helmet Number 5, or APH-5, was the Army’s first attempt at providing a helmet “capable of ultimate protection and yet [be] comfortable.” The helmet […]

AFH-1 Helicopter Helmet (1968)

Saturday June 8th, 2019 admin

In 1962 the Army began developing an improved version of the APH-5. Combat experience in Vietnam led the Army to develop a flight helmet with better ballistic protection. Introduced in 1965, the new Anti-fragmentation Flight Helmet, or AFH-1, was fielded. Whereas the APH-5 was standard issue throughout the Army, the […]

MC-140 Helicopter Helmet

Monday April 15th, 2019 admin

  Model-Size-NSN sheet Model / Size / NSN Regular / Medium Large Assign Date MC-140 Helicopter Helmet 8415-01-157-4806 8415-01-157-4807 1983-07-06 MC-140B Artillery Helmet w/ Comm 8415-01-157-4808 8415-01-157-4809 1983-07-06 MC-140C Artillery Helmet w/o Comm 8415-01-157-4810 8415-01-157-4811 1983-07-06 MC-140D USMC Motorcycle Helmet N/A N/A N/A MC-140E CVC Helmet 8415-01-118-8164 8415-01-112-7665 1981-05-10 (Medium) […]

Free Fall Parachutist’s Helmet (Type I)

Sunday April 14th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Parachutist’s, Free Fall, Type I, Without Communication Equipment Assign Date: 1976-03-19 Size-NSN Sheet Size NSN Small 8415-01-018-4910 Medium 8415-01-018-4911 Large 8415-01-018-4912

High Visibility Helmet Band (1990s)

Thursday February 21st, 2019 admin

Mostly used by USMC School Of Infantry.   Stock Number Reference: Band, Helmet, High Visibility NSN: 8415-00-177-4978 Assign Date: 1970-03-16

Combat Vehicle Crew’s (CVC) T56-6 Helmet

Tuesday October 9th, 2018 admin

Intergrated with MK-525/G or MK-1036/G headset-microphone kit. Ballistic-protective nylon main body.   Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Combat Vehicle Crewman’s, T56-6 Data Item with MK-525/G with MK-1039/G Assign Date Unknown 1967-01-16 FSN Size Regular 8415-082-2066 8415-926-9991 Size Large 8415-082-2067 8415-926-9992

Combat Vehicle Crew’s (CVC) DH-132® Helmet (1984)

Saturday October 6th, 2018 admin

Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Combat Vehicle Crewman’s, DH-132® Assign Date: 1972-12-06 Size-NSN Sheet Size NSN Small 8415-00-094-2679 Medium 8415-00-094-2691 Large 8415-00-094-2684 Components Liner, Helmet, DH-132® Assign Date: 1972-08-09 Size-NSN Sheet Size NSN Small 8415-00-134-9396 Medium 8415-00-134-9397 Large 8415-00-134-9398   Pad Set, Fitting, Combat Vehicle Crewman’s Helmet Assign Date: 1973-01-31 Size-NSN […]

Flying Helmet Camouflage Films (1980s)

Friday May 19th, 2017 admin

Three sheets in one pack, ERDL camouflage / 6-color desert camouflage, 12″ x 12″ decal sheets, design for HGU-26/P flyer’s helmet.   Stock Number Reference: Camouflage Film, Flying Helmet Color NSN Assign Date ERDL 8475-00-173-9054 1973-02-18 6-Color Desert 8475-01-094-4566 1980-05-09

Army Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH)

Wednesday September 7th, 2016 admin

Advanced Combat Helmet Stock Number Reference: Helmet Helmet, Advanced Combat Olive Green Color (with no mounting hole) Size / Pad Suspension Size 6 Size 8 Medium 8470-01-476-2521 8470-01-506-6438 Large 8470-01-476-2524 8470-01-506-6435 Assign Date 2000-07-05 2004-04-04   Olive Green Color (with one predrill mounting hole) Size / Pad Suspension Size 6 […]

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Modular Integrated Communications Helmet 2000 (MICH 2000)

Wednesday September 7th, 2016 admin

Modular Integrated Communications Helmet 2000 Ballistic helmet with pad suspension system and 4-point chinstrap retention system, includes dual channel communications subsystem.   Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Ground Troops Assign Date: 2000-07-05 Size / Cover Desert Woodland Arctic Medium 8470-01-476-2519 8470-01-476-2518 8470-01-476-2600 Large 8470-01-476-2522 8470-01-476-2601

DK5-X.250AF Faceshield For Riot Protection

Friday March 18th, 2016 admin

Compatible for Marin Lighweight Helmet, Army Advanced Combat Helmet and PASGT Helmet.   Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assign Date FACE SHIELD 8465-01-467-0721 1999-08-12 FACESHIELD,RIOT CONTROL 8415-01-514-8856 2003-11-07   Manufacturer: Paulson Manufacturing Corporation Use with ACH

Marine Lightweight Helmet (LWH)

Wednesday January 13th, 2016 admin

Protection Level: NIJ III-A Stock Number Reference: Lightweight, Marine Corps Helmet Olive Drab Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 8470-01-506-0931 2003-03-24 Small 8470-01-506-0934 2003-03-24 Medium 8470-01-506-0938 2003-03-24 Large 8470-01-506-0939 2003-03-24 X-Large 8470-01-506-0954 2003-03-24 Coyote Brown Size NSN Assign Date Small 8470-01-560-3267 2008-01-25 Medium 8470-01-560-3076 2008-01-24 Large 8470-01-560-3270 2008-01-25 X-Large 8470-01-560-3271 2008-01-25 […]

PASGT Helmet

Wednesday January 6th, 2016 admin

Protective Level: NIJ IIIA Stock Number Reference: Helmet (Olive Drab and Brown) HELMET, GROUND TROOPS’-PARACHUTISTS’ Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 8470-01-092-7525 1980-04-02 Small 8470-01-092-7526 1980-04-02 Medium 8470-01-092-7527 1980-04-02 Large 8470-01-092-7528 1980-04-02 X-Large 8470-01-300-3819 1989-05-14   Helmet (Foliage green) HELMET, GROUND TROOPS’-PARACHUTISTS’ Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 8470-01-529-6502 2005-04-26 Small 8470-01-529-6530 […]