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SPECTRA helmet

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The SPECTRA helmet or CGF Gallet Combat Helmet is the ballistic helmet currently in use in the French military, as well as in the armies of several other countries. Built by CGF Gallet (the producer of the F1 helmet for firemen), it weighs 1.4 kg (3.1 lb), is available in two sizes, and is made from Spectra fibers, produced under license from Honeywell. The SPECTRA helmet is capable of stopping shell fragments of 1.1 g (0.039 oz) travelling at 680 m/s (2,230 ft/s), an 80% improvement over the Modèle 1978 helmet it replaces.