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LJD Aire Ultra Lightweight Ballistic Helmet for Military Troops

The ArmorSource LJD Aire Ballistic Helmet is the lightest ballistic helmet in the defense and law enforcement market. The LJD Aire reduces the weight of traditional helmets by more than 40% while exceeding the ballistic protection of the Lightweight ACH. The LJD Aire:

  • 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/MICH shape, used and accepted by the U.S. Government and other military organizations worldwide; and
  • 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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LJD Aire
Protection Level Specifications Harness/Retention Options Accessories

Ballistic Performance NIJ Level IIIA to stop 9 mm (according to NIJ STD 0106.01 / 0108.01)
Fragment Performance V50>2400 f/s (731 m/s for 17 gr.); other frags in accordance to ACH ballistic
Ballistic Certification Third-party NIJ-accredited laboratory


Shape ACH/MICH
Shell Construction Comprised of Polyethylene and other fibers in a composite matrix
Shell Size Large
Weight Full Coverage Large size (with ACH pads and R11 Retention) = 1.9 lbs. (850 grams)


Retention/Pad System R11 Boltless Retention, 4-point H-Back
Optional Retention Systems Team Wendy CAM FIT® Retention System, Standard 4-point ACH
Optional Pad Systems ACH Padding System, EPIC Pad System, EPIC Air Liner 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
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.