composite helmets index

CHINA

FK-96

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A surprising object best described by Roger -
"not a compo, but in true Communist Potemkin fashion the FK96 is a steel PASGT clone! It weighs 1.25kg, but there are two heavier variants: the JK-96 which weighs 1.85kg. and the neck-breaking 2kg FK 2000!"

Photographs supplied by
ROGER LUCY

 

QGF02

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"The QGF-02 first appeared with the occupation of Hong Kong in July 1998. The name Qing Gang Fang means "light steel composite", but known examples are made glass reinforced plastic. It weighs 1,400 grams."

Photographs supplied by
ROGER LUCY

 

QGF-03

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Photographs supplied by
SIMONE BALDINI

 

Fibreglass helmet - referred to as M70

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"A  fibreglass helmet, which some publications referred to as the "M 70". Most are issued to Police and fire units, but some photographs show army troops using them. They have also been exported,  to Yemen for example.

 

Photographs supplied by
ROGER LUCY

 

Chinese export helmet, itself a copy of the South Korean M76.

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Note a different liner to most versions of the South Korean-designed helmet.

Photographs supplied by
ERIC LACAZE

 

Fibre paratroop helmet.

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Chinese 1982 non-ballistic fiber paratrooper's helmet 

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Chinese fiber paratrooper helmet

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Chinese fiber paratrooper helmet liner

 Photographs supplied by
MARC BARRIE