An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Home : Articles
Have a Soldier/Warfighter who takes pride and ownership of their assigned equipment? Then nominate them for PS Magazine's "I Own This" recognition program. Click HERE to learn more.

PS Magazine poster image
Click on image above to view and
download 
this and other posters
Articles
NEWS | July 1, 2019

Turn In ECHs with Sensors

Safety of Use Message For ECHs​


Soldier adjusts her advanced combat helmet straps
Photo by Sgt. Connie Jones


Ballistics testing has determined that enhanced combat helmets (ECHs) with helmet sensors don’t provide the required ballistics protection.

If the ECH ballistics protection fails, fragments or whole rounds could penetrate the helmet, causing injury or death.

If you’ve been issued an ECH, check it now for a helmet sensor. Remove the crown pad inside the helmet and look for a black, oval-shaped device about 4-inches long by 2-inches wide. 

If you find one, let your chain of command know immediately. For turn-in instructions, check out TACOM Safety of Use message 18-001:
 

Want to get better search results faster? 
Click the link below to access our "how to" guide
.
After entering a keyword, you must hit or click the Search bar/box below for the function to work.
Simply hitting Return won't yield results.
LOGSA Links/URLs
Note about links to archive articles

If you come across a link to a pre-2014 PS Magazine issue or article that uses LOGSA in the web address (URL), use this link instead:
 
For issues/articles from 2014 and after, click on the Archive/Index tab in the top menu of this website.

BE ADVISED: With the migration to Army365, emails in older articles may still reflect an @mail.mil address. To update, change the domain to @army.mil