When were PASGT helmets made?
The design was presented in 1975 and accepted in 1976
. Production was initiated in 1978 by the company Gentex (which manufactured PASGT helmets with integrated camouflage), then delayed till 1980 but it wasn't until 1984 when the definitive model started being distributed.
PASGT bulletproof helmet
Material ：UHMWPE / aramid fiber
Color: Black/Tan/Olive ,Khaki ,military green Or Customized
Interior Structure :Quick release buckle ,Four point suspension system,polyurethane rubber paint
Optional Accessories: Tactical Rail, NVG Mount,Bulletproof Face Shield.
PASGT(US Personal Armor System Ground Troops) Ballistic Combat Armor Helmet
To achieve a ranking of Level IIIA by the USA National Institute of Justice (NIJ STD 0106.01 ) by defeating .357 sig full metal jacket flat nose rounds (FMJ FN) and .44 Magnum semi jacketed hollow point (SJHP) rounds at velocities traveling up to 1450 ft/s.
Ballistic Protection: NIJ level IIIA (9mm, .357 SIG, .44 Magnum)
|Level IIIA (3a)
||.357 SIG FMJ FN
||8.1 g (125 gr)
||448 ± 9.1
||1470 ± 30
|.44 Mag SJHP
||15.6 g (240 gr)
||436 ± 9.1
||1430 ± 30
Shell Material : UHMWPE / Aramid fiber
Shell material : about 8mm
Ballistic Protection Level: NIJ0101.06 IIIA
The suspension and harness system is guaranteed against inferior quality materials . The head harness was manufactured with foam cushioned leather headband and Mesh suspension system
Lightweight, stability performance, chemical corrosion resistant, resistance to UV, waterproo
According to NIJ IIIA standards, passed the quality inspection and strictly conform to ISO quality control requirements.
What is the difference between mich and PASGT helmets?
Following PASGT Helmets, the Modular Integrated Communications Helmet (MICH) was designed to be lighter and more comfortable yet still just as protective. It was redesigned to be more compatible with accessories and uses an advanced type of Kevlar in its construction.