The Security Forces NextGen 2.0 Helmet features a "high-cut" shape that allows for better access to communications equipment.
Word got around that in certain situations, the M1 helmet might pull heads back and snap some necks.
It's part of a broader effort to provide better weapons and job-specific gear to security forces airmen.
A provision in the defense budget bill aims to make it easier to donate protective gear to the service members who wore it.
U.S. Army equipment officials said last week the service's new helmet system saved a soldier's life recently in Afghanistan.
The Army recently fielded a small number of helmets that offer increased protection against high-performance sniper rounds.
U.S. Army officials will soon begin fielding a new combat helmet designed to give soldiers 100 percent greater protection.
The bullet tore a large hole in the ballistic material, but the Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH) stopped the round.
The Navy is close to fixing a bug in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter helmet that amounts to a dangerous hindrance for aviators.
Lockheed Martin has chosen Raytheon Co. to make the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's next-generation distributed aperture system.
An intruder has breached the home of Air Force One, one of the nation’s most sensitive military bases.
Brandon Clint Russell, a former Guardsman, and Sarah Clendaniel are accused of conspiring to carry out attacks to further...
The USS Little Rock will be decommissioned on March 31 at Mayport Naval Station in Florida, where it is stationed.
Rep. Mike Bost said he sees no signs that the VA is being overwhelmed, noting that the law also gave the department the...
Troops stationed at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey were all accounted for, and there were no casualties or major damage to the...