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The ArmorSource AS-105 Light Weight Marine Corps (LWMC) high-protection Ballistic Helmet offers NIJ level IIIA protection, supplemented with increased fragmentation capabilities according to Marine Corps specifications. This product is used by the U.S. Marine Corps in operations in the U.S. and throughout the world. The AS-105:

  • provides increased protection against handgun bullets plus high fragmentation protection in accordance with FQ/PD 06-06-35B TYPE I;
  • is a shape used by the U.S. Marine Corps as their standard helmet; and
  • is made in the United States.

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AS-105 Helmet
Protection Level Specifications Harness/Retention Options Accessories

Ballistic Performance Complies with Lightweight Marine Corps (LWMC) specifications
Fragment Performance Complies with Lightweight Marine Corps (LWMC) specifications
Ballistic Certification Third-party NIJ-accredited laboratory

Shell Construction Comprised of Aramid fibers in a composite matrix
Shell Size XS, S, M, L, XL
Weight L = 3.44 lbs (1.56 Kg) M = 3.31 lbs (1.50 Kg)

Retention/Pad System 4-pt ASPS X-Back with ACH Padding System

Texture Sand or Standard
IR Reflectiveness Yes or No
NVG Drill Single, Triple, None
Colors Black, Coyote Brown, Foliage Green, Olive Green,  Tan, others on request

  Nap Pad
  Frontal Shroud

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This document gives only a general description of the product(s) and except where expressly provided otherwise shall not form part of any contract. From time to time, changes may be made in the products or the conditions of supply, which can cause slight variances in final weights. ArmorSource LLC, reserves the right to change product specifications without prior notice.

Finished helmet weights include: helmet shell, standard 7 pad set and 4 point retention system.