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An F-35 pilot’s helmet costs more than a Ferrari and takes two days to get fitted
“Small things such as a new haircut or a couple of pounds gained could cause the helmet to not fit correctly."
‘It’s like our warpaint’— Why some Black Hawk crew chiefs paint their face masks something fierce
An Army veteran with 9 years of experience fixing Black Hawks explains why crew chief face masks often look so cool.
Behold the glory of the helmet gun
In the years before the United States entered World War I, Vermont-based inventor Albert Bacon Pratt developed a novel invention: why not affix a firearm to a helmet that allows soldiers to track, target, and attack enemies simply by turning their heads?
New Body Armor and Helmets for the Army
The Army has been testing and has already quietly fielded some new body armor, helmets, and Night Vision Goggles.
The Army’s newest piece of protective gear has already saved a soldier’s life in Afghanistan
U.S. Army equipment officials said last week that the service's new helmet system, with includes detachable face and neck protection, saved a soldier's life recently in Afghanistan, blocking a brick that was thrown by an angry mob
The Path-Breaking Apache Helicopter Helmet Is Getting A Major Upgrade
Some of the most talented pilots in the U.S. armed forces are getting a major helmet upgrade. Contracting firm Defense...
The Army’s New Glasses Can Switch From Light To Dark Tint In Under A Second
The Army is pulling out all the stops in its race to make soldiers look as futuristic as possible —...
Soldiers Could Be Headed Downrange With New Body Armor By 2018
There’s some good news for those with a deployment on the horizon: You could be among the first to receive...
Combat Helmets Have Moved Beyond Just Protection
One of the most iconic pieces of equipment worn by American service members is the combat helmet. From the flat-brimmed...