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HGU-56/P Aircrew Helmet

Designed to keep pace with innovations in flight technology and emerging mission scenarios.


The GENTEX HGU-56/P helmet system offers modular engineering for cross-platform use within multiple Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Law Enforcement and civilian rotary aircraft. 


The helmet’s enhanced design features a multitude of options to improve aircrew personnel fit, functionality, mission adaptability and essential head safety and protection. 


Capewell is a Military distributor, exclusive for US Army and USCG for GENTEX.

HGU-56/P Aircrew Helmet

    • Advanced lightweight retention and suspension system increases comfort and stability while reducing the weight by 50 grams compared to the previous Gentex HGU-56/P Rotary Wing Helmet System for greater mission endurance.


    • Improved Gentex EAL increases the field of view by 3 degrees for greater situational awareness.


    • Offers same optimum protection as the previous version.


    • Advanced lightweight retention system improves stability for the wearer while maintaining compatibility with Helmet Mounted Displays (HMD) systems, oxygen delivery systems, and communications equipment.

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