3M Introduced Its Defender Ultra Light Weight Ballistic Bump Helmet (ULW-BBH)


  • Multi-use ballistic protection at 30% less weight than the closest alternative.
  • Flexible rail system that offers compatibility with all standard accessories. Rail is mounted on shell without use of through bolts
  • Areal weight of 1 lb per square foot (5 kg/m2)
  • Blunt Trauma Impact performance meets ACH specification requirements.


  • Field Applications
  • Jump.
  • Head protection when parachuting for military paratroopers
  • Bump.
  • Head protection from bumping objects for military ground forces
  • Ballistic.
  • Head protection against handgun rounds and ballistic fragments
  • *Manufactured and sold by Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company
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