Infantry Tanker Helmet
This helmet was used at the School Opleiding Parachutisten (SOP / Parachutists Trainins School) in the Netherlands East-Indies as a training helmet between 1946 en 1949.
Steel Helmet, Despatch Riders, mkI
Originaly a Despatch Riders helmet that was used by a member of the 1st Paracomgagnie in in the Netherlands East-Indies between 1947 en 1949. The helmet has small modifications to be used as a para helmet.
This helmet is original with the gogles and net.
A white wing was painted on the right-side of the helmet. It was removed by the bearer just before an operational jump, due to camouflage reasons.
An 1A1LL (FJ59) helmet used by a member of the Whiskey-Coy, Netherlands Marines Corps. The camouflage patern is not standard, but applied by the bearer and is derived from the UK DPM patern.
The Netherlands Marines Corps was the first Dutch unit to recive the m95 Para helmet with the para lock. Later on, the m95 Para was also introduced within the para-coys of the Air Mobile Brigade.
Within the Air Mobile Brigade, a nut and screw was used to lock the standard m95 helmet, before the m95 Para was introduced.
ProTec, Para helm
The ProTec (Para-)helmet as it was introduced within the Korps Commandotroepen (KCT).This example originates from the KCT.
An early example of the ProTec para helmet.
This helmet was used by an operator of the Korps Commandotroepen (KCT) in Afghanistan during his tour with Task Group Viper.
Camouflage and Viper insignia was applied by the operator.
This example was used by a member of the Air Mobile Brigade and the camouflage was applied by the bearer.
Within the Air Mobile Brigade, the ProTec para helmet was also referred to as the Tony Hawk helmet, a well known Skater.
Gentex HAHO/HALO para helm (HAHO = High Altitude High Opening / HALO = High Altitude Low Opening)
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