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

Mar 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. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II looks the ...

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

Essex Junction, Vermont – Revision Military, the world leader in integrated head systems, has been awarded the U.S. Army's Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) helmet contract ...

ArmorSource to Provide U.S. Army with Next Generation Crew ...

ArmorSource to Provide U.S. Army with Next Generation Crew Helmets. January 10, 2022, Hebron, OH The U.S. Army has awarded Hebron, Ohio based ballistic helmet manufacturer, ArmorSource LLC., a contract to supply 14,000 Advanced Combat Vehicle Crewman Helmets (ACVC-H) at a value of $6M. ArmorSource presented the U.S. Army with …

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The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II, for example, weighs 22 percent less than the ACH and is designed to protect Soldiers from fragmentation as well as from rounds up to 9mm. The Enhanced Combat Helmet, and the most-recently fielded Integrated Head Protection System with ballistic applique, provide protection against rifle fire as well.

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The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II, for example, weighs 22 percent less than the ACH and is designed to protect Soldiers from …

U.S. Army Getting New, Lighter Helmets

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.

ArmorSource to Provide U.S. Army With Next Generation ...

The U.S. Army has awarded Hebron, Ohio based ballistic helmet manufacturer, ArmorSource LLC., a contract to supply 14,000 Advanced Combat Vehicle Crewman Helmets (ACVC-H) at a value of $6M.

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

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. --- Revision Military, the world leader in integrated head systems, has been awarded the U.S. Army's Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) helmet contract. This five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) helmet contract (W91CRB-17-D-0008), awarded on a full and open competition basis to Revision ...

Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet - Army

Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet - Army

The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II looks almost identical to the ACH Soldiers have been wearing for 15 years, but it weighs 9 ounces to …

Revision to Make New Army Helmets | Military.com

The ACH Gen II is about 24 percent lighter than the current helmet which has an average weight of three pounds. The Advanced Combat Helmet was developed and tested by Army Special Operations ...

Revision Military Wins Contract for Army's Next-Gen ...

The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) is around 24 percent lighter than the current helmet, which features an average weight of three pounds. According to Kit Up!, the original version of the Advanced Combat Helmet was originally developed and tested by Army Special Operations Command to replace the Personnel Armor System for ...

Revision Awarded the U.S. Army's Next-Generation …

Essex Junction, Vermont – Revision Military has been awarded the U.S. Army's Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) helmet contract. This five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) helmet …

Lighter combat helmets in store for Army | Stars and Stripes

The Army asked to maintain the geometry and protection of the current Advanced Combat Helmet but needed a reduction in weight, Hounchell said. The new helmet is 2.45 pounds, down from the current ...

The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II: A New …

The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II: A New Helmet With an Old Legacy The New ACH Gen II Combat Helmet follows a long history of technological and …

Advanced Combat Helmet - Wikipedia

The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) is around 24 percent lighter than the current helmet, which features an average weight of three pounds.

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

Revision Military, the world leader in integrated head systems, has been awarded the U.S. Army's Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) hel

US Army Awards Revision Military $98M Contract For New ...

The helmet shares the same shape of the current issue ACH, but boasts a 24% weight reduction thanks to the use of Polyethylene materials. Revision Military,* Newport, Vermont, was awarded a $98,111,803 firm-fixed-price contract for Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II), which includes the procurement of 293,870 production units.

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

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Revision Military, the world leader in integrated head systems, has been awarded the U.S. Army's Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) helmet ...

Army Shows Off Its Lightest Combat Helmet Ever | Military.com

Army equipment officials said Thursday that the service's newest combat helmet will feel significantly lighter to soldiers while providing the same protection. The Advanced Combat Helmet Gen II ...

US Army awards advanced combat helmet generation II ...

The five-year Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II contract is valued at around $98m. Under the contract, Revision Military will produce a new helmet that weighs an …

U.S. Army picks Revision Military for new helmets - Breitbart

The U.S. Department of Defense expects Revision Military to deliver the units by March 2022. The project will be overseen by the U.S. Army Contracting Command in Maryland. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II is a follow-up to its predecessor, the Advanced Combat Helmet currently employed by the Army.

The U.S. Military's Advanced Combat Helmet …

The U.S. Military's Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II Is Redefining Armored Protection. The New ACH Gen II Combat Helmet follows a long history of technological and tactical advances in modern ...

Revision Military awarded $98 million contract to produce ...

NEWPORT — Revision Military was just awarded the U.S. Army's Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II helmet contract. The contract includes the procurement of 293,870 production units, and has a maximum value of $98,111,803. The helmets will be manufactured in Newport, with an estimated completion date of March 6, 2022. Each unit will …

The Army's New Plastic Helmet Weighs Less Than 3 Pounds

The Army adopted the Advanced Combat Helmet in 2003, which cut the weight of an extra large helmet down to 3.88 pounds. The new ACH II helmet cuts the weight even further, with an extra large ...

Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) Kevlar, U.S. Military

The Official United States Military Issue Kevlar Advanced Combat Helmet - A.C.H. - provides improved ballistic and impact protection. Advanced Combat Helmet is based on the MICH (Modular Integrated Communications Helmet ) design and provides an improved helmet to Soldiers, replacing the older PASGT (Personal Armor System for Ground Troops).

Army researchers developing high-performance, lightweight ...

The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II, for example, weighs 22 percent less than the ACH and is designed to protect soldiers from fragmentation as well as from rounds up to 9 mm. The Enhanced Combat Helmet and the most-recently fielded Integrated Head Protection System, or IHPS, with ballistic applique provide protection against rifle fire ...