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US Army Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet

The Army awarded a contract Tuesday for a helmet that weighs an average of 22 percent less than the one currently in use and...

Natick engineer looks at football technology to improve helmets

Whether someone absorbs a hit by an improvised explosive device or a charging linebacker, the effect can be devastating on the human brain. Knowing that,...

Air Force directs immediate inspection of advanced combat helmets

WASHINGTON: Air Force officials here directed an immediate service-wide inspection, recall and reporting of defective advanced combat helmets May 19. Logistics officials said evidence indicates...

Recalled helmets ‘no direct risk’ to Soldiers

WASHINGTON: The Army recall of 44,000 Advanced Combat Helmets that were issued to Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is the result of a Department...

BAE to Produce Lightweight Helmets for the US Marines

PHOENIX: BAE Systems has been awarded a $28 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to manufacture 120,000 lightweight helmets (LWH) for the U.S....

New Helmets and Armour for Troops in Afghanistan

New and improved helmets and body armour which will provide better personal protection and comfort will be making their way to British troops in...