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New British Helmet and Armor on Way to Afghanistan

According to an article published in Sunday’s edition of the “Daily Mail”, the new Osprey assault armor and Mk 7 helmet have been shipped to Afghanistan for use by the 11th Brigade just beginning a six-month deployment.

Mk 7 Helmet

This photo published in the “Daily Mail” shows the new helmet’s camouflage cover. It will be interesting to see if this is just a prototype or will see general issue as it forgoes the sewn-in foliage bands found on the cover for the Mk 6 helmet.

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