Model LJD-Sniper

Ultra-Lightweight Special Forces helmet delivering premium fit, comfort and performance.

The LJD Sniper defines the evolution of modern day ballistic head protection. Delivering an ultra-lightweight PE based solution in a more friendly and ergonomic geometry. The LJD Sniper features sleek lines and subtle contour changes, superior ballistic fabrics, years of R&D and a fit focused on comfort.

The LJD Sniper proudly reduces the Areal Density of the traditional ACH helmet by more than 30% and that of LW-ACH helmets by more than 25%, all while exceeding the ballistic protection of the Lightweight ACH category as a whole.

Ultra-Lightweight Special Forces helmet delivering premium fit, comfort and performance.

The LJD Sniper defines the evolution of modern day ballistic head protection. Delivering an ultra-lightweight PE based solution in a more friendly and ergonomic geometry. The LJD Sniper features sleek lines and subtle contour changes, superior ballistic fabrics, years of R&D and a fit focused on comfort.

The LJD Sniper proudly reduces the Areal Density of the traditional ACH helmet by more than 30% and that of LW-ACH helmets by more than 25%, all while exceeding the ballistic protection of the Lightweight ACH category as a whole.

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Features

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

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

Features the latest boltless ballistic technology available in the industry

Proudly made in the USA (Berry Amendment Compliant)

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System Snapshot

Shape / Design
LJD Sniper, An ArmorSource unique geometry
Shell Construction
Proprietary blend of Polyethylene and Composite Materials
Ballistic Protection
Meets U.S. Army AR/PD 14-01 and NIJ level IIIA
Fragments Protection
In accordance with AR/PD 14-01; 17 grain V50 > 2400 f/s (732 m/s)
9mm BFD / Trauma
9-mm RTP/BFD < 1" average
Environmental / Mechanical Protection / Design
Meets the U.S. Army AR/PD 14-01
Certification
From an NIJ certified laboratory
Available Head Sizes
Small / Medium / Large / X-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
Special Units; Military Troops

Available Colors

Foliage Green
Olive Green
Sniper Black
Desert Tan
Coyote Brown

Available Cuts

High-Cut
Mid-Cut

Shell Info

Shell Thickness
0.3” (±0.1") / 8 mm (±2.5mm)
Finished Shell Nominal Weight*
High-cut: Size S/M 1.6 lbs. / 0.74 Kg., L/X 1.8 lbs. / 0.81 Kg; Mid-cut: S/M 1.8 lbs. / 0.84 Kg, L/X 1.9 lbs. / 0.88 Kg
Surface Area
High-cut design: S/M - 167 in2 (1,077 cm2); L/XL 176 in2 (1,136 cm2)
Nominal Area Density
6.9 Kg/sqm

* LJD Sniper Unique Geometry

System Info

Finished Helmet Nominal Weight**
High-cut: S/M 2.0 lbs. / 0.92 Kg, L/XL 2.2 Lbs. / 0.99 Kg; Mid-cut: S/M 2.2 lbs. / 1.02 Kg, L/XL 2.3 lbs. / 1.06 Kg
Fully-Loaded High-Cut Nominal Weight***
High-cut: S/M 2.5 lbs. / 1.15 Kg, L/XL 2.7 lbs. / 1.21 Kg; Mid-cut: S/M 2.7 lbs. / 1.25 Kg, L/XL 2.8 lbs. / 1.28 Kg

** A 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
Extended 17 Grain Velocity
U.S. Army ACH GEN II specs

Environmental Performance

US Army ACH Specs
Blunt Impact
Compression Resistance
Flammability
Advanced Boltless Adhesive System
Field agent resistance
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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