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Paratrooper helmet

A Paratrooper helmet is a type of Combat helmet exclusive to paratroopers and airborne forces. The main difference from combat helmets is that Paratrooper helmets have a different harness and lining to withstand impact when jumping from aircraft.

Examples

Model Origins Users
SPECTRA helmet  France used by the French Army, Danish Army, United Nations peacekeeping forces[1]
Modular Integrated Communications Helmet  United States developed for use by Special Operations Forces by the United States Army and became the basis of the Advanced Combat Helmet. It has now become the official combat helmet of the United States Army.(ACH)[2][3][4]
Mk 6 helmet/Mk 7  United Kingdom used by British Armed Forces (all arms)[5]
CCB  Brazil Used by the Brazilian Armed Forces in two versions: Polymer and Kevlar.[6]
Enhanced Combat Helmet  Australia [7]
GOLFO  Chile Military of Chile, PASGT variant

References

  1. ^ MSA: Casques Militaires
  2. ^ Advanced Combat Helmet ( ACH )
  3. ^ Advanced Combat Helmet ACH
  4. ^ US Military Taking Delivery of Advanced Combat Helmets
  5. ^ PLCE and Body Armour
  6. ^ http://www.grupoinbra.com.br/InbraTextil/ProdutosdeSeguranca/CapacetesEmFibra.aspx
  7. ^ Military Photos: New Australian Combat Helmet
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