PASGT Kevlar helmet : Sub Lieutenant J Flood, RAN Clearance Diving Team 3

Accession Number REL31399.002
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Helmet
Physical description Kevlar; Leather; Nylon webbing; Velcro; Plastic
Maker RBR Armour Systems P/L
Place made Australia
Date made c 2003
Conflict Iraq, 2003-2013

Green Kevlar PASGT helmet edged with plastic strip. The leather and webbing liner is attached to the helmet by six screws. The three point chinstrap has plastic 'fastex' retaining clips on either side of the leather chin piece. A silver label inside the left hand earpiece reads 'HELMET GROUND TROOPS PARACHUTIST LIGHTWEIGHT SIZE: MEDIUM NSN. 847066 1394396 RBR ARMOUR SYSTEMS P/L AUSTRALIAN MADE', and is stamped with a broad arrow. The leather liner is marked in black felt pen 'FLOOD'.

History / Summary

Australian military forces issue kevlar helmet worn by Sub Lieutenant Jai Flood, a member of RAN Clearance Diving Team 3.