Model AS-223

Law Enforcement focused. Reduced Trauma / Back-face deformation. Advanced Ballistic performance.

The AS-223 ballistic helmet solution has been designed and developed specifically to meet the stringent requirements of the DEA / FBI and VPAM 3 test protocol within an ACH geometry.

Designed to protect the most demanding users with reduced Trauma / Back Face Deformation this custom designed helmet provides proven levels of performance and is available in regular, mid and high cut shells, in both bolted and boltless configurations.

Law Enforcement focused. Reduced Trauma / Back-face deformation. Advanced Ballistic performance.

The AS-223 ballistic helmet solution has been designed and developed specifically to meet the stringent requirements of the DEA / FBI and VPAM 3 test protocol within an ACH geometry.

Designed to protect the most demanding users with reduced Trauma / Back Face Deformation this custom designed helmet provides proven levels of performance and is available in regular, mid and high cut shells, in both bolted and boltless configurations.

High-Cut

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Mid0-Cut

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Regular-Cut

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Features

Proven to dramatically reduce trauma generated from a ballistic hit such as 9 mm. bullet

Meets German VPAM 3 ballistic standard AND the U.S. NIJ level IIIA

Utilizes the ACH shape, used and accepted by the U.S. Government and other military organizations worldwide

Proudly made in the USA

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System Snapshot

Shape / Design
U.S. Army ACH Geometry
Shell Construction
Proprietary blend of Aramid and Composite Materials
Ballistic Protection
German's VPAM 3 Specification; U.S. DOJ/DEA 2019 specifications; NIJ level IIIA 0108.01/0106.01
Fragments Protection
17 grain V50>2100 f/s (640 m/s)
9mm BFD / Trauma
<10mm in accordance with DOJ/DEA specs
Environmental / Mechanical Protection / Design
Blunt Impact, Compression Resistance and Dynamic Strength in accordance with DOJ/DEA 2019 specifications
Certification
From the German Lab of Mellrichstadt and from an NIJ certified laboratory
Available Head Sizes
X-Small / Small / Medium / Large / X-Large / XX-Large
Available Shell Sizes
Small / 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
0.4” (±0.1") / 10 mm (±2.5mm)
Finished Shell Nominal Weight*
Medium 3.3 lbs. / 1.52 Kg; Large 3.6 lbs. / 1.62 Kg; X-Large 4.1 lbs. / 1.87 Kg

* Regular-cut shell

System Info

Finished Helmet Nominal Weight**
Medium 3.7 lbs. / 1.7 Kg; Large 4 lbs. / 1.8 Kg; X-Large 4.5 lbs. / 2.05 Kg
Fully-Loaded High-Cut Nominal Weight***
Medium 3.7 lbs. / 1.7 Kg; Large 4 lbs. / 1.8 Kg; X-Large 4.4 lbs. / 2.0 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
Fragmentation Protection
BFD / Trauma
German VPAM 3 Specs

Environmental Performance

Blunt Impact
Compression Resistance
Dynamic strength
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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