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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2020 1:19 p.m. PST

"The Air Force's security forces airmen are getting a major upgrade to their helmets.

The next-generation ballistics helmet will replace the older, less-adaptable Advanced Combat Helmet that security forces currently wear, the Air Force said in a Thursday release.

The new helmets will be lighter and cooler than the old model, and come with better padding and built-in railings to easily attach accessories such as night vision goggles and tactical communications equipment, the release said…"



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Pan Marek15 Oct 2020 1:24 p.m. PST

How many models of helmet has the US military gone through in the past 30 years?

I smell military industrial complex.

Cloudy15 Oct 2020 5:50 p.m. PST

At the rate they are going, perhaps they will shortly be issuing combat beanies…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Oct 2020 12:40 p.m. PST



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