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 […]

Gentex Military Motorcyclist Helmet II (MMH II)

Friday August 30th, 2019 admin

The Gentex Corporation produced MMH II. Produced in 1992, this helmet reflected a redesign of the previous MMH I. The MMH II has a ballistic protection rating of v50 at 1600 FPS and is compatible with the M40 Protective Mask and the MBU-12 Oxygen Mask. It can be configured with […]

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) […]

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

Flyer’s Helmet Bag (Modern)

Monday March 21st, 2016 admin

Widely used by pilots in all troops and units.   Stock Number Reference: Bag, Flyer’s Helmet NSN: 8415-00-782-2989 Assign Date: Unknown

DK5-X.250AF Faceshield For Riot Protection

Friday March 18th, 2016 admin

Can be used on both Marin Lighweight 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

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 […]