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Bulletproof Helmet

How to create a bulletproof helmet ?

How bulletproof? There’s a big difference between a helmet that will stop a .22 LR at 300 yards range and one that will stop 7.62x51 point blank. A sheet of 3/8″ AR500 armor steel will stop .50 BMG ball ammo at 300 yards. You could make a helmet out of 3/8″ steel, but it would be too heavy to wear. The current Advanced Combat Helmet gives NIJ IIIA level protection...

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Are Bulletproof Helmets really Bulletproof ?

Most modern military Bulletproof Helmets will protect against pistol caliber rounds and fragmentation/ricochets of rifle rounds. They won't protect against a direct hit from a rifle, typically. Indeed, it's very difficult to protect from rifle rounds, even if the helmet was totally bulletproof. All that energy has to go somewhere, and even if it doesn't penetrate, it will likely knock the brain around enough to kill you. And such a helmet would weigh...

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MICH 2000 NIJ Level IIIA Helmet Bulletproof Test

MICH 2000 NIJ Level IIIA Helmet Bulletproof Test

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What is a MICH/ACH helmet?

What is a MICH/ACH helmet?

The MICH or Modular Integrated Communication Helmet was created in response to the weight of the previously used PASGT Helmet. The PASGT helmet was heavier and didn't have attachment rails or NVG mounts. So in order to mount anything to it, soldiers would have to carefully drill holes into their helmets, which could compromise the integrity of the Kevlar in the helmets. The PASGT helmet was also very heavy, so...

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