Armor Source Sniper Helmet


The Armor Source Sniper Helmet defines the evolution of modern day ballistic head protection. Delivering an ultra-lightweight PE based solution in a more friendly and ergonomic geometry. The Sniper features sleek lines and subtle contour changes, superior ballistic fabrics, years of R&D and a fit focused on comfort. The Sniper proudly reduces the Areal Density of the traditional ACH helmet by more than 30% and that of LW-ACH helmets by more than 25%, all while exceeding the ballistic protection of the Lightweight ACH category as a whole.


Shape / DesignLJD Sniper, an Armor Source unique geometry
Shell ConstructionProprietary blend of Polyethylene and Composite Materials
Ballistic StandardMeets the U.S. Army AR/PD 14-01 and NIJ level IIIA
9mm BFD / Trauma9-mm RTP/BFD < 1″ average
Fragment ProtectionIn accordance with AR/PD 14-01; 17 grain V50 > 2400 f/s (732 m/s)
Environmental StandardsMeets the U.S. Army AR/PD 14-01
CertificationFrom NIJ Laboratory
Fits Head SizesX-Small / Small / Medium / Large / X-Large / XX-Large
Shell SizesSmall / Medium / Large / X-Large
Extreme Testing ConditionsPerforms under temperature between 160 °F (71°C) and -60°F
(-51°C); Performs after 3 hours sea water immersion
Configuration100% Boltless (Durability Verified)
UseSpecialist Units / Military Troops

Shell Information:

Shell Thickness0.3” (±0.1″) / 8 mm (±2.5mm)
Weight (Regular Cut)High-cut: Size S/M 1.6 lbs. / 0.74 Kg., L/X 1.8 lbs. / 0.81 Kg; Mid-cut: S/M 1.8 lbs. / 0.84 Kg, L/X 1.9 lbs. / 0.88 Kg
Nominal Surface Area*High-cut design: S/M – 167 in2 (1,077 cm2); L/XL 176 in2 (1,136 cm2)
Nominal Areal Density6.9 Kg/sqm

System Information:

Finished Helmet Nominal Weight **High-cut: S/M 2.0 lbs. / 0.92 Kg, L/XL 2.2 Lbs. / 0.99 Kg; Mid-cut: S/M 2.2 lbs. / 1.02 Kg, L/XL 2.3 lbs. / 1.06 Kg
Fully Loaded High-Cut Nominal Weight ***High-cut: S/M 2.5 lbs. / 1.15 Kg, L/XL 2.7 lbs. / 1.21 Kg; Mid-cut: S/M 2.7 lbs. / 1.25 Kg, L/XL 2.8 lbs. / 1.28 Kg

Suspension & Retention Systems:


AIRELINK Standard Retention System

AIRESUPPORT Standard Suspension System Basic Pads


AIRELINK Plus Dial Retention System

AIRESUPPORT PRIME Advanced Suspension System with D3O Pad System


An advanced complete suspension and retention system made in partnership with Skylock.

Available in the following colours:

Foliage Green
Olive Green
Sniper Black
Desert Tan
Coyote Brown

Available in the following cuts:

High Cut

Mid Cut


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