Tag : Ballistic Helmets

Military Ballistic Helmets
Military Ballistic Helmets

The era of “modern helmets” finds its roots in World War I with the increased lethality from the use of artillery and resultant fragmentation threats. Steel helmets were introduced in Europe in 1915, and while they did not protect against rifle bullet penetrations they offered casualty reduction benefits that warranted issue and use. During and post WWI the material science…