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Poland finalising contract for Maskpol composite helmets

24th April 2020 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The Polish Minister of Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak, confirmed on 23 April that a new contract for 50,000 Maskpol composite helmets has almost been reached.

‘We are currently finalising a contract for 50,000 Maskpol composite helmets. Information about next contracts soon,’ Błaszczak’s said via social media.

He added that the Polish MoD is ‘strengthening the army by supporting the Polish [defence] industry’ during the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Although Błaszczak did not confirm the specific model being ordered, his announcement included an image of the Ballistic Helmet HP-05 which is available in three sizes with a fully adjustable four-strap harness.

Each helmet weighs 1.25-1.45kg and provides ballistic resistance and shrapnel-proofing to a V50 rating above 600m/s for shrapnel of FSP 1.1g.

It is fully compatible with bulletproof vests, filtering protective equipment, gas masks and other eye protection devices. 

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