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May the wings of Liberty never lose a feather

The HHV ATE® GEN3 ballistic helmet is proudly made in Sweetwater, Texas with ballistic fibers from Dupont® (USA).

Tested to NIJ Level IIIA, stopping a wide range of handgun threats, including 9mm, .357 SIG, and .44 Magnum rounds. Its aramid design reduces back face deformation and blunt impacts. It uses our Impact Padding System for a 100% customized fit along with our Fidlock Suspension System with tightening ratchet. The HHV ATE® GEN3 offers the perfect blend of lightweight design, superior protection, and exceptional comfort.

Hard Head Veterans new Ballistic Helmet ATE® GEN3 HHV in OD Green


  • Above the Ear (ATE®) High-Cut Helmet Shell made of next-generation aramid fibers
  • Initial Impact Padding System. Base Impact layer plus 2 sizes of comfort pads to be layered as needed for a 100% custom fit
  • A3S Lite Shroud (only 32 grams) compatible with standardized NVG mounts from Wilcox to Norotos
  • M-LOK Tactical Helmet Accessory Rails utilizing the MAGPUL M-LOK® System with integrated hook bungees, and external hook and loop
  • Quick Attach/Detach Magnetic Fidlock Suspension System with Ratchet. Allows for easy adjustment and single-handed, gloved operation
  • Module design for mission-specific scalability with numerous HHV and 3rd party accessories. Rifle Rated Up-Armor, Picatinny Rails, Communications Rail Adapter Kits, Tactical and Ballistic Face Shields, Alternate padding and suspension kits.


  • NIJ Level IIIA (9mm FMJ ⁄ 44mag) Threats
  • 17gr FSP Fragmentation Protection: V-50 rating of 2,250 ft's
  • AR/PD 10-02 Rev. A (avg 64.07 G) Blunt Impact Performance
  • BFD: 9mm @1400 ft/s 8.5mm (Crown) , 15.3mm (Sides), 13.4mm (Front), and 8.5mm (Rear); Additional BFD Testing .40 S&W; 8.1mm and 15.3mm. .45 Auto 13.4mm and 15.4mm
  • Compression & Environmental Testing: Ambient, Cold -60° F, Hot +160° F. Dry & Wet.
  • Hard Head Veterans new Black Ballistic Helmet ATE® GEN3 HHV

    Helmet Size (Circumference)

    • Small < 20 1/4”
    • Medium 20 1/4" - 23 1/2”
    • Large 23 1/2" - 24 3/4”
    • XL > 24 3/4”

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