Protection and Individual Equipment Archive

  • The Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) was type classified and has been in use since 2003. It replaced the Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops (PASGT) helmet. The ACH is lighter […]

    Equipment Piece of the Week: Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH)

    The Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) was type classified and has been in use since 2003. It replaced the Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops (PASGT) helmet. The ACH is lighter […]

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  • The Flame Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE) offers comfort and functionality in and out of aircraft, and armored vehicles. It is a comprehensive clothing system from next of skin layers to […]

    Equipment Piece of the Week: Flame Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE)

    The Flame Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE) offers comfort and functionality in and out of aircraft, and armored vehicles. It is a comprehensive clothing system from next of skin layers to […]

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  • The One-Quart Canteen is a rigid plastic container for everyday hydration. The cover has an outer pocket for water purification tablets. It attaches to the Soldier’s equipment belt or load-carrying […]

    Equipment Piece of the Week: Individual Soldier Hydration

    The One-Quart Canteen is a rigid plastic container for everyday hydration. The cover has an outer pocket for water purification tablets. It attaches to the Soldier’s equipment belt or load-carrying […]

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