Model AS-500

U.S. Army Advanced Combat Helmet. The cornerstone of our Legacy series.

The ArmorSource AS-500 ACH (Advanced Combat Helmet) is a cornerstone within our line up of legacy model products and has built a reputation as a longstanding, trusted U.S. Army combat helmet.

This battle-proven ballistic solution provides high levels of protection against a wide spectrum of small fragment and handgun bullets and has undergone extensive testing methods to improve the safety of today's service member in the field.

U.S. Army Advanced Combat Helmet. The cornerstone of our Legacy series.

The ArmorSource AS-500 ACH (Advanced Combat Helmet) is a cornerstone within our line up of legacy model products and has built a reputation as a longstanding, trusted U.S. Army combat helmet.

This battle-proven ballistic solution provides high levels of protection against a wide spectrum of small fragment and handgun bullets and has undergone extensive testing methods to improve the safety of today's service member in the field.

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Features

Provides high protection against a wide spectrum of small fragments as well as handgun bullets

Battle-proven and used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan theaters

Features a 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
U.S. Army GL/PD 19-06 (to replace CO/PD 05-04); NIJ level IIIA 0108.01/0106.01
Fragments Protection
2,4,16,17 and 16 grain in accordance with U.S. Army GL/PD 19-06
9mm BFD / Trauma
Meets U.S. Army GL/PD 19-06
Environmental / Mechanical Protection / Design
Meets the U.S. Army GL/PD 19-06
Certification
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
Military Troops; Law Enforcement

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 2.7 lbs. / 1.22 Kg; Large 2.9 lbs. / 1.32 Kg; X-Large 3.2 lbs. / 1.45 Kg
Surface Area
Regular-cut: Medium - 164 in2 (1,064 cm2); Large - 176 in2 (1,134 cm2); X-Large 193 in2 (1,243 cm2)

* Regular-cut Shell

System Info

Finished Helmet Nominal Weight**
Medium 3.1 lbs. / 1.4 Kg; Large 3.3 lbs. / 1.5 Kg; X-Large 3.6 lbs. / 1.63 Kg
Fully-Loaded High-Cut Nominal Weight***
Medium 3.1 lbs. / 1.42 Kg; Large 3.3 lbs. / 1.52 Kg; X-Large 3.6 lbs. / 1.66 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*

US Army ACH Gen II Spec
NIJ Level IIIA
Fragmentation Protection
BFD / Trauma

Environmental Performance

US Army ACH Specs
Blunt Impact
Compression Resistance
Accelerated Aging
Advanced Boltless Adhesive System
Impact Resistant

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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