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Ultra Lightweight HIGH-CUT Ballistic Helmet for Military Troops

The ArmorSource Ultra-Lightweight HIGH-CUT Ballistic Helmet is an innovative, solid and extremely comfortable solution for front line units and special forces. The AS-501 HC:

  • provides extremely high protection against a wide spectrum of small fragments as well as handgun bullets;
  • is extremely comfortable due to its light weight and flexible pad system;
  • utilizes the ACH 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-501 HC Helmet
Protection Level Specifications Harness/Retention Options Accessories

Ballistic Performance NIJ Level IIIA (according to NIJ STD 0106.01 / 0108.01)
Fragment Performance V50>2400 f/s (731 m/s for 17 grain)
Ballistic Certification Third-party NIJ-accredited laboratory


Shape ACH/MICH
Shell Construction Comprised of Polyethylene and other fibers in a composite matrix
Shell Size S, M, L, XL
Weight L 1.874 lbs (.85 Kg)


Retention Systems ASPS H-Back System. Bolted or Boltless. In Black, Tan, Foliage Green or Olive Green.
Suspension Pads ACH padding, EPICAir Liner System
Options ASR ArmorSource Rail, WIL 3 Shroud pre-cut hook and loop fastener In Black, Tan, or Camo Green


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
Cut Models Regular-cut, Mid-cut, High-cut

  Nap Pad
Frontal Shroud
Rail System















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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.