The Army's New Combat Helmet Is Up To 24 Percent Lighter

  • Infantry: Lighter Is Much Better - Military News Humor Photos

    Jun 04, 2017· The new LW-ACH (Lightweight Advanced Combat Helmet) is 10 percent lighter than the 1.5 kg (3.3 pound) ACH and has improved protection and comfort. Even before delivery of 105,000 LW-ACH helmets was completed (in late 2017) a lighter version of the ACH, the ACH Generation II was announced which is lighter still, has improved protection and ...

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  • Lighter but Tougher Combat Vests and Helmets - Armada ...

    Dec 10, 2020· The new Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) was revealed by the US Army at Fort Belvoir, ia, on 4 March 4, 2019. The helmet is a component of the new Soldier Protection System. Published in the Modern Soldier Compendium 2019/2020 – Body armour and helmet designs are advancing to give today’s soldiers lighter and better protection.

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  • US Army set for new lightweight combat helmet | The ...

    Apr 01, 2017· "The U.S. Army is planning to deploy a combat helmet that is 22 percent lighter than the current helmet used by soldiers. The helmet uses ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, which is a lighter material than Kevlar. In addition, the Army says that the new helmet can stop rounds from a 9mm handgun as well as shell fragments."

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  • The Army Is Getting A Brand New Combat Helmet - Task & …

    Mar 21, 2017· For the first time in 15 years, the Army’s Advanced Combat Helmet is getting an upgrade. Since 2015, the Army has been on the lookout for a new combat helmet …

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  • U.S. Army Getting New, Lighter Helmets

    Mar 31, 2017· This story from Army Times says the U.S. Army is looking to replace its helmet yet again with one that’s up to 24 percent lighter than the ACH, which has been in service for about 15 years. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II looks pretty much the same as its predecessor, but is made of polyethylene instead of layered Kevlar.

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  • The Army’s New Plastic Helmet Weighs Less Than 3 Pounds

    Jun 14, 2018· The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH II) promises up to a 24 percent weight savings over earlier helmets, including the current issue Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH). At the same time, ACH ...

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  • Soldiers to receive a new lighter combat helmet

    a helmet that weighs an average of 22 percent less than the one currently in use but provides just as much protection, according to officials. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II contract was awarded to Revision Military in Vermont to produce up to $98 million in helmets over the next five years.

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  • Army Body Armor May Be Too Heavy for Combat, Report Finds ...

    Sep 25, 2018· The Army awarded a contract to Revision Military in March 2017 worth up to $98 million to make 293,870 of the Advanced Combat Helmet, Gen …

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  • The Army's new combat helmet is up to 24 percent lighter ...

    Apr 13, 2017· The Army’s new combat helmet is up to 24 percent lighter ... Soldiers will soon be wearing a helmet that’s up to 24 percent lighter than the current 15-year-old model, according to the Army ...

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  • [TMP] "A New Helmet For U.S. Army Soldiers" Topic

    Jun 17, 2018· The new Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II will be easier on a soldier's neck muscles than ever before while protecting the wearer from head injuries. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH II) promises up to a 24 percent weight savings over earlier helmets, including the current issue Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH).

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  • US Army set for new lightweight combat helmet | Fox News

    Mar 28, 2017· The U.S. Army is planning to deploy a combat helmet that is 22 percent lighter than the current helmet used by soldiers. Announced on Monday, the Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) Generation II is said ...

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  • Army's New Helmet Offers Greater Protection ... - Military.com

    Mar 05, 2019· U.S. Army equipment officials will soon begin fielding a new combat helmet designed to give soldiers 100 percent greater protection against blunt impact on the battlefield. This month, soldiers ...

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  • This new helmet offers greater protection ... - Army Times

    Oct 10, 2018· The legacy Combat II helmet does offer more protection, up to projectiles in the 7.62mm range, but it comes at a heavier weight, 3.31 pounds. The F70 weighs just 2.21 pounds for the high rise and ...

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  • US Army set for new lightweight combat helmet

    Mar 31, 2017· The U.S. Army is planning to deploy a combat helmet that is 22 percent lighter than the current helmet used by soldiers. ()- Announced on Monday, the Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) Generation II is said to weigh less and provide the same amount of protection, according to the ArmyThe helmet uses ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, which is a lighter material than Kevlar.

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  • Revision Awarded US Army Next-Generation ACH Contract ...

    Mar 21, 2017· Revision’s ACH helmet solution is up to 24 percent lighter than the legacy ACH helmet system and this contract represents the first large-scale, significant advancement in …

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  • New Army Uniforms Call for Lightweight Helmets to Protect ...

    Mar 22, 2017· The new Army helmets will have a 24 percent lighter build. That means nearly 1 pound less weight on soldiers' heads.

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  • Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet - United States Army

    Mar 27, 2017· Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet. By Gary Sheftick March 27, 2017. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II looks almost identical to the ACH Soldiers have been wearing for 15 years, but ...

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  • This lighter, stronger combat helmet is headed to soldiers

    Jun 15, 2018· The NSRDEC helmet is made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, which is lighter than Kevlar. The shell of the new helmet weighs 2.5 pounds and the final weight puts it at 3.25 pounds....

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  • Revision Military Awarded U.S. Army Next-Generation ACH ...

    Mar 22, 2017· Revision’s ACH helmet solution is up to 24 percent lighter than the legacy ACH helmet system and this contract represents the first large-scale, significant advancement in …

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  • Army's New Helmet Offers Greater Protection ... - Military.com

    Mar 05, 2019· U.S. Army equipment officials will soon begin fielding a new combat helmet designed to give soldiers 100 percent greater protection against blunt impact on the battlefield.

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  • Revision Awarded U.S. Army Next-Generation ACH Helmet ...

    Mar 21, 2017· Revision’s ACH helmet solution is up to 24 percent lighter than the legacy ACH helmet system and this contract represents the first large-scale, significant advancement in …

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  • The Army’s New Plastic Helmet Weighs Less Than 3 Pounds

    Jun 14, 2018· The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH II) promises up to a 24 percent weight savings over earlier helmets, including the current issue Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH). At the same time, ACH II...

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  • New Tactical Ballistic Helmet Advancements in the U.S ...

    Sep 18, 2018· Army and Marine Corps fight head injuries with new tactical ballistic helmet research This week, we look at interesting developments in the military’s development and refinement of its ballistic helmets. We are very proud of our ATE and MICH helmets, and would put them up against the best helmets out there. You simpl

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  • The Army's new combat helmet is up to 24 percent lighter

    Aug 08, 2017· March 30, 2017 Soldiers will soon be wearing a helmet that's up to 24 percent lighter than the current 15-year-old model, according to the Army.

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  • Soldiers to Receive Lighter Advanced Combat Helmet ...

    MARCH 27, 2017, WASHINGTON (Army News Service) - The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II contract was awarded to Revision Military in Vermont to produce up to $98 million in helmets …

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