Model Aire LE

Ultra-lightweight and dependable Ballistic Helmet designed for Law Enforcement use.

The Aire LE is designed to meet or exceed modern day Law Enforcement needs. With the most demanding users in mind, this Ultra-Lightweight Ballistic Helmet is an innovative, highly dependable and extremely comfortable solution for SWAT teams, National Guard and Patrol units.

Featuring a high performance, lightweight PE based shell the Aire LE defeats a wide range of common handgun bullets and blunt force impact, making it the ideal helmet for operators serving in high threat scenarios.

Ultra-lightweight and dependable Ballistic Helmet designed for Law Enforcement use.

The Aire LE is designed to meet or exceed modern day Law Enforcement needs. With the most demanding users in mind, this Ultra-Lightweight Ballistic Helmet is an innovative, highly dependable and extremely comfortable solution for SWAT teams, National Guard and Patrol units.

Featuring a high performance, lightweight PE based shell the Aire LE defeats a wide range of common handgun bullets and blunt force impact, making it the ideal helmet for operators serving in high threat scenarios.

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Features

Provides high protection against a wide range of handgun rounds

Provides protection from select mechanical threats

Extremely comfortable due to its new ergonomic design, reduced weight and flexible pad system

Features the latest boltless ballistic technology available in the industry

Utilizes the ACH/MICH shape used and accepted by the United States and other military organizations worldwide

Proudly made in the USA (Berry Amendment Compliant)

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System Snapshot

Shape / Design
U.S. Army ACH Geometry
Shell Construction
Proprietary blend of Polyethylene and Composite Materials
Ballistic Protection
NIJ IIIA (9mm FMJ and .44 mag SJHP at 1,400 ± 30 fps)o 9mm FMJ BFD < 25mm when impacted at 1,400 ± 30 fpso FN 5.7x28mm, 27gr SS195 LFHP @ 2,000 ± 30 fpso FN 5.7x28mm, 40gr SS197SR @ 1,790 ± 30 fpso .45 ACP, 230gr FMJ @ 1,075 ± 25 fpso .40-cal., 180gr GDHP @ 1,055 ± 30 fpso 7.62x25mm, Tokarev SJLC @ 1,550 ± 30 fps
9mm BFD / Trauma
9-mm RTP/BFD < 1" average
Environmental / Mechanical Protection / Design
Compression Resistance in accordance with U.S. Army AR/PD 14-01
Certification
From an NIJ certified laboratory
Available Head Sizes
Small / Medium / Large / X-Large / XX-Large
Available Shell Sizes
Medium / Large / X-Large
Extreme Testing Conditions
Performs under temperature between 160°F (71°C) and -60°F (-51°C); Performs after 3 hours sea water immersion
Configurations
100% Boltless (Durability Verified)
Use
Law Enforcement; Patrol Units

Available Colors

Foliage Green
Olive Green
Sniper Black
Desert Tan
Coyote Brown

Available Cuts

High-Cut
Mid-Cut
Regular-Cut

Shell Info

Shell Thickness
0.3” (±0.1") / 8 mm (±2.5mm)
Finished Shell Nominal Weight*
Medium 1.7 lbs. / 0.76 Kg; Large 1.8 lbs. / 0.8 Kg; X-Large 1.9 lbs. / 0.87 Kg

* Regular-cut Shell

System Info

Finished Helmet Nominal Weight**
Medium 2.1 lbs. / 0.96 Kg; Large 2.1 lbs. / 1.0 Kg; X-Large 2.3 lbs. / 1.07
Fully-Loaded High-Cut Nominal Weight***
Medium 2.5 lbs. / 1.16 Kg; Large 2.7 lbs. / 1.21 Kg; X-Large 2.8 lbs. / 1.28 Kg

** A Regular-cut helmet installed with retention and suspension systems *** Special Command configuration: the complete kit, with ASR side-rails, NVG Shroud and Operational Loop System

System Capabilities Checklist

Ballistic Performance*

NIJ Level IIIA
BFD / Trauma
Defeats Common Handguns

Environmental Performance

Compression Resistance
Advanced Boltless Adhesive System

Compatibility & Add-ons*

Universal side-rails
NVG Mount
Operational Loop System
Counterweight
Camouflage Cover
Strap Extenders
Visor / Goggles
Communications / Ear Protection
Gas Mask
Carrying Bag

* In accordance with ArmorSource technical specifications and applicable standards

How to Fit Your Helmet

Getting the right fit is important for performance and comfort. Use a tape measure and caliper to take measurements. The wearer MUST be seated in an upright position for proper fitting. See the illustrations for correct measuring points.

NOTE: If any measurement falls on the dividing line between sizes, select the larger size.

Head Length
Head Width
Circumference

Measure completely around head

Helmet Size
Head Length
Head Width
Circumference
Small
UP TO 7¼" / 184 mm
UP TO 6½" / 162 mm
UP TO 21¼" / 538 mm
Medium
7¼" / 184 mm to 7¾" / 198 mm
UP TO 6½" / 162 mm
21¼" / 538 mm to 22½" / 573 mm
Large
7¾" / 198 mm to 8¼" / 210 mm
UP TO 6½" / 162 mm
22½" / 573 mm to 23½"/ 597 mm
Extra-Large
8¼" / 210 mm and over
6½" / 162 mm and over
23½"/ 597 mm and over

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With the capacity to produce between 12,000 – 30,000 units per month ArmorSource is a world leading custom contract manufacturer of ballistic helmet solutions.

Working in collaboration with industry leading ballistic materials partners, accessories manufacturers and the most demanding users in the world, our team is able to respond quickly and meet the exact demands of our customers.

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