The SSI-MICH501 IIIA is designed according to the latest US Military requirements, utilizing the most advanced ballistic protection against handgun ammunition. The shell is composed of multi-layered advanced composite; The harness assembly consist of the ACH Comfipad suspension system and a four point harness with a leather lined chin strap.

The reduced profile enables a wider peripheral and upward field of view for better situational awareness and unrestricted movement and also accommodates protective goggles, night vision goggles (NVG) and/or a communication system. The helmet can be fitted with ballistic or riot visors.

The SSI-MICH501 IIIA is typically used by ground troops, police forces and special units and is ideally suited for urban warfare.

Design and Construction

Shape: MICH (ACH)
Shell: Multi-layered advanced composite; shell edge is cut as an integral part of the pressing process

Ballistic Performance

Tested in accordance with the American National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standard 0106.01 for penetration and back face deformation at Level IIIA using 9mm and .44 Magnum ammunition
V50 ballistic test according to MIL-STD_662F, 17 grains: 2135 ft/sec (650 m/sec).

ComfiPad MICH/ACH 4 point suspension harness

Compact and lightweight
Improved trauma reduction
Removable impact absorbing pads can be fully adjusted to suit the individual’s head shape for maximum helmet stability and comfort
Seven adjustable impact absorbing pads: 1 crown, 2 front and back and 4 side.
4-point with leather lined chin strap harness


Black, Desert Tan, Navy Blue, OD Green


Helmet: 5 years
Harness: 1 year

Size and Weight

Medium Length 7.6 -7.9 in (19-20) cm; Width: 6.0 – 6.3 in (15 – 16 cm); Circumference: 21.9 – 22.7 in (56-58 cm.); Weight: 2.8 lbs (1250 gr)

Large Length 7.9 – 8.3 in (20-21) cm; Width: 6.3 – 6.5 in (16-17cm); Circumference: 22.7 – 24.0 in (58-61cm.); Weight: 3.0 lbs (1300 gr)

X-Large Length 8.3 – 8.8 in (21-22) cm; Width: 6.5 – 7.1 in (17-18 cm); Circumference: 24.0 – 26.0 in (61-66cm.); Weight: 3.3 lbs (1500 gr)

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