MJP said:They aren't changing the protection capabilities of the helmet itself, thousands of Americans are using them in Iraq and Afghanistan as we speak. The pads just make it way more comfortable.
mover1 said:No you are just changing how it would sit on your head. And how it would deflect or take a glancing blow. Not being a naysayer or anything, I would just be really sure about any repercussions that may come back on any users who are modifying their ballistic protection.
MJP said:Well you are correct...with the pads in it actually sits properly on the head and therefore is better for protection...but I digress. But don't take my word for it, I kinda rely on what the guys actually fighting are wearing and saying but what do they know? ....