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  • abbr. Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops


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  • He didn't even support them upgrading the PASGT vest to chickenplate, which an ad from VoteVets. org showed in brutal detail, the consequences of that vote.

    Steve Gilliard: 96 Dead, 3 Years, Seven Months, Seven Days

  • PASGT The PASGT changed the camo and swapped steel for Kevlar.

    Helmets: GI Show

  • M1 (VIETNAM) When it sent the M1 with troops to Vietnam, the Army added a reversible woodland-pattern coverPASGT The PASGT changed the camo and swapped steel for Kevlar.


  • The ACH completely replaced all the 1980s era PASGT (Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops) helmets three years ago.

  • This basic design was finally adopted by many other nations, after the American PASGT helmet appeared in the 1980s.

  • The new ACH weighs a third less than the PASGT, and uses a new type of Kevlar that provides more protection.

  • The PASGT came in five sizes, and weighed between 3.1 pounds (size Extra Small) to 4.2 pounds (size Extra Large).

  • "Both the Lightweight Helmet and the MICH were comfortable and higher-rated than the PASGT, but the lightweight helmet was higher-rated than the MICH," said then-Maj.

    Marine Corps Times - News

  • MIL SPEC standard issue for all PASGT style combat helmets, required for Airborne ......

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  • Pads were extensively asked for by users and are based on the PASGT pads but with a trauma liner that users cannot fiddle with.

    Army Rumour Service


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