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Last Updated: 6/19/2013 3:54:17 PM

Previous SEL Number: 01LE-01-HLMT

Description: Ballistic helmet intended to protect the wearer against small arms fire and fragmentation threats.

ImportantFeatures: Ballistic helmets covered in this standard are classified into three levels of protective performance.

Consider ability to attach visors and/or neck protection. Should accommodate full face respirator or SCBA facepieces, night vision devices, and communications equipment.

Operating Considerations: Requirements for face shields are not included in NIJ Standard 0106.01. Riot helmets and face shield performance requirements are covered in NIJ Standard 0104.02.

Training Requirements: Core Training: OSHA 1910.132, NTOA or equivalent.
Initial Training: Minimal (<1 day)
Sustainment Training: Minimal (<1 day)

Mandatory Standards:

Applicable Standards and References:

  • Law Enforcement: Bomb Squad
  • Law Enforcement: K-9
  • Law Enforcement: Maritime
  • Law Enforcement: Mobile Field Force
  • Law Enforcement: Mounted Patrol
  • Law Enforcement: Preventive Rad/Nuc Detection
  • Law Enforcement: SWAT/Tactical Team