All Galvion products are currently experiencing lead times of roughly 24 weeks for delivery.
As an alternative, Body Armor Outlet recommends instead the BAO Tactical Level IIIA FAST Helmet.
The Galvion Caiman Hybrid High Cut Helmet requires the Galvion Caiman Ballistic Applique in order to have ballistic bullet resistance.
It has no capability of stopping bullets without it.
Caiman Hybrid High Cut Helmet
An unconventional, multidimensional helmet suite for elite operators: The Caiman Hybrid Helmet provides a perfect combination of protection, adaptability, integration, and agility.
Five-Size Comfort Fit.
Five sizes ensures users are wearing the lightest, most stable helmet, with optimized comfort and performance—resulting in an estimated 40% of users wearing a lighter helmet.
The skeletonization of all system components has significantly reduced the overall weight, and the neck load burden.
Designed for integration — with skeletonized rails, NVG Mount, mandible guard, Personal Signature Management System, armor appliques, and a bevy of mission-specific accessories — the Caiman head system is a scalable solution for specialized operations
The Caiman Hybrid Helmet meets stringent quality standards and exceeds U.S. military specifications for ballistic threats, structural rigidity, blunt impact, and blast fragmentation.
Customize Your Comfort.
Utilize Caiman impact liner, comfort pad set, fit band, and retention system in any combination to suit your comfort and the mission at hand.
Sizes, Dimensions, and Colors:
- Full system weight (Medium - including Ballistic Shell, Wilcox L4 Shroud, Rails, Liner & Retention System): < 1124 g (40 oz)
- NOT compatible with Viper MPAS
- NOT compatible with Cobra MPAS
- Compatible with Caiman NVG Arm Visor
- Compatible with Caiman Fixed Arm Visor
- Compatible with Caiman Bump Mandible Guard
- Compatible with Caiman Ballistic Mandible Guard
- Compatible with Helmet Storage Bag
Testing & Requirements: Bump Helmet with Caiman Ballistic Applique:
- 2gr FSP V50: > 1242 m/s (4075 ft/s)
- 4gr FSP V50: > 1052 m/s (3450 ft/s)
- 16gr FSP V50: > 739 m/s (2425 ft/s)
- 64gr FSP V50: > 518 m/s (1700 ft/s)
- 17gr FSP V50: > 670 m/s (2200 ft/s)
- 9mm RTP: Remington 124 grain FMJ, 9x19mm projectile at 1195 + 50ft/s
- 9mm BFD: Remington 124 grain FMJ, 9x19mm projectile at 1195 + 50ft/s <29 mm (All locations)
- Stops NIJ level IIIA Threats: (9mm, 44 mag & .357 SIG) (NIJ 0106.01)
Blunt Impact Protection:
- Meets ACH requirements: <150g in all locations for 3 m/s (10 ft/s) impact