Location and Description of Major Components


Above images are of the Aspida


Number Name Check
1 KAIROS™ RETENTION ASSEMBLY Provides adjustments for fit, comfort, and stability. Also, supports noise attenuation earcups, and chin strap
2 SHOCK LINER Provides impact protection
3 NEPHOS™ COMFORT LINER Provides comfort and improves fit
4 SHELL Hard protective cover
5 VISOR COVER Protects visor lenses
6 TINTED INNER VISOR LENS Provides eye protection and protection from glare, UV, etc.
7 CLEAR OUTER VISOR LENS Provides eye protection
8 VISOR LOCK Provides means for adjusting and locking the outer visor
9 ACTUATOR KNOB Provides means for adjusting and locking the inner visor
10 COMMUNICATIONS CORD Provides connection to the airframe’s radio system
11 MICROPHONE BOOM SUPPORT ASSEMBLY Allows microphone boom to be adjusted to and secured in the desired position
12 MICROPHONE BOOM Allows the microphone to be adjusted to and secured in the desired position
13 MICROPHONE CORD Provides the power source from radio to microphone
14 MICROPHONE Provides means for radio communication
15 VOLUME CONTROL Provides individual control of earcup volume from a shared source
16 EARPHONES (SPEAKERS) Provides audio for radio communications
17 EAR CUPS Provides safety function and hold the earphones
18 EAR SEALS Provides comfortable acoustic seal around the ear
19 BATTERY PACK HOLDER Counters weight of NVG equipment
20 BOA® CONTROL SYSTEM AND NAPE ASSEMBLY Provides adjustment to comfortably fit the helmet to the wearer
21 NAPE PADS Provides a comfortable pad to the nape
22 CAM LOCKS AND STRAPS Provides adjustment to retention system and secondary safety
23 CHIN STRAP Provide stability and retention
24 CHIN PAD Provides a comfortable pad under the chin
25 MAGNETIC BUCKLE CLASP Provides easy-to-use one-handed operations of the chin strap
26 LADDER LOCK Keeps chinstrap adjustment set and maintain clamp location
27 TRIM LOCK Provides protection from the edge of the shell
28 NIGHT VISION GOGGLE (NVG) QUICK RELEASE Provides a mounting surface for NVG attachment
Last modified: Jun 05, 2019


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