Dyneema® UD offers a lightweight solution for ballistic helmet applications – with weight reductions up to 25% compared to competitive materials.
In a report studying the effect of weight on U.S. troops, the Center for a New American Security found that heavy loads affect situational awareness and decrease soldier performance by reducing cognitive and tactical performance and mobility. However, helmets made with Dyneema® offer protection without compromising on effectiveness by lowering the overall load of the wearer.
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The weight difference in armor made with Dyneema® to other materials could be as much as 28 pounds vs. 3 pounds.
Freedom to carry extra mission critical equipment, such as night sights or visors.
The LASA ultra lightweight helmet series from Morgan Advanced Materials will be helping protect Canadian service men and women's lives after the company won a tender for the Canadian Military Helmet program. The helmets incorporate DSM Dyneema’s breakthrough technology to deliver ultimate ballistic performance at lilghtweight, without compromising flame retardancy, dynamic deflection, or structural requirements.
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