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AS-500 ACH (Advanced Combat Helmet)

The ArmorSource ACH (Advanced Combat Helmet) is a solid and battle-proven head protection solution. The ACH is used by the U.S. Army and other military organizations worldwide. The AS-500 ACH helmet:

  • provides high protection against a wide spectrum of small fragments as well as handgun bullets;
  • is battle-proven–has been used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan;
  • is a shape used and accepted by the U.S. Government and other military organizations worldwide; and
  • is made in the United States.

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As-500 Helmet
Protection Level Specifications Harness/Retention Options Accessories

Ballistic Performance In accordance with CO/PD 05-04
Fragment Performance In accordance with CO/PD 05-04
Ballistic Certification Third-party NIJ-accredited laboratory


Shape ACH/MICH
Shell Construction Comprised of Aramid fibers in a composite matrix
Shell Size S, M, L, XL
Weight S = 2.9 lbs (1.32 Kg) M = 3.1 lbs (1.4 Kg) L = 3.3 lbs (1.5 Kg) XL = 3.6 lbs (1.63 Kg)


Retention/Pad System 4-pt Standard (ASPS) H-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, Navy Blue, Tan, others on request
Cut Models Regular-cut, Mid-cut, High-cut

  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.