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UK Releases New Helmet and Armor » UK enhanced Mark 7 helmet and Osprey Assault body armour – Rear

UK enhanced Mark 7 helmet and Osprey Assault body armour - Rear

Troops fighting on the frontline will get better personal protection from this autumn, with the introduction of an improved helmet and body armour. The new armour system was unveiled at the MOD’s defence equipment show, called DVD, today.Over 10,000 sets of the enhanced Mark 7 helmet and the Osprey Assault body armour have been ordered from companies across the UK, under initial contracts worth around £16m. The new helmet and body armour will provide excellent ballistic protection, whilst improving the comfort and fit of personnel on operations in Afghanistan.


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