The ACH (Advanced Combat Helmet) is made from Kevlar.
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History of the ACH Helmet

What is the Advanced Combat Helmet? The Advanced Combat Helmet, or ACH, is a military helmet that is used in active combat zones. Development of these helmets began in 2003. United States Army Soldier Systems Center, U.S. Army Special Operations Command and U.S. Army Research Laboratory worked together to create this helmet. It is currently the standard issue helmet for [READ MORE…]

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Best Eye Protection – Safety Glasses

Let’s talk about eyepro (or eye pro) – Eye Protection. We’ll look at some options that are affordable, but good. We’ll look at safety glasses meant for tactical use – meaning shooting – or being shot at. These are not sunglasses per se, but many have tinted lens options and 100% UV protection – so they are sunglasses. But they [READ MORE…]

Best Ear Protection for Shooting
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Best Ear Protection For Shooting

Let’s talk about the best ear protection for shooting. We’re going to look at all the technical features you would want in a pair of passive earmuffs or active noise reduction headsets. Passive ear muffs require no batteries and protect your ears against most loud and intense sounds. But, Active Noise Reduction headsets are available that are more pleasant to [READ MORE…]

Team Wendy Ballistic Helmet - ballistic and blunt impact protection - shown here in Ranger Green
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Team Wendy EXFIL Ballistic Helmet

Team Wendy makes tough milspec gear – and their ballistic helmets are some of the best. The Team Wendy EXFIL Ballistic Helmet is a popular choice for a protective helmet. First off, let’s be clear – this is a ballistic helmet, not a bump helmet. What’s the difference? About $700. In all seriousness ballistic helmets are meant to protect you [READ MORE…]

Best Bump Helmet 2019 - Team Wendy
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Best Bump Helmet 2019

Let’s look at the best bump helmet that you can pick up in 2019. What is a bump helmet? A bump helmet is protective gear worn to protect your head and skull. A bump helmet in particular protects you against bumps, falls, and similar impacts. Basically, bump helmets stop your head from hitting the sharp corner of things. A bump [READ MORE…]