HELMET, GROUND TROOPSPARACHUTISTS
(PERSONNEL ARMOR SYSTEM GROUND TROOPS (PASGT) )
This chapter provides instructions for the repair and maintenance of PASGT helmets.
19-2. COMMODITY SPECIFICATIONS
Helmet, Ground TroopsParachutists
19-3. IDENTIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION
Helmet, Ground Troops Parachutist X-Small NSN 8470-01-092-7525, Small NSN 8470-01-092-7526, Medium
NSN 8470-01-092-7527, Large NSN 8470-01-092-7528. The Ground Troops Parachutists Helmet or PASGT
is a rigid one-piece ballistic protective item molded of laminated Kevlar fabric, It covers the front of the head, the
temple region, the ears and the lower rear region of the head. The helmet has a small brim and rubber edging
around the periphery. The helmet contains a cradle suspension system, a head band employing a buckle to
adjust to size, and a pull tab with pile and hook closure to make the drawstring height adjustment. The chin strap
is a two point suspension open chin cup having two adjustable buckles and a single pull-the-dot snap fastener
closure on the left side.
Section Il. REPAIR PROCEDURES
The instructions in this section are for the information and guidance of organizational and direct support
maintenance personnel. Cleaning and repair will be performed by personnel skilled in the particular trade
applicable to their duties.