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3M has developed a wide range of life-saving innovations that increase soldier safety, comfort and effectiveness. Solutions for ballistic body armor and helmets. Solutions for tactical communications. Solutions for respiratory, hearing and eye protection. Solutions that reduce risk, enhance situational awareness and lighten the load so soldiers can move more quickly and easily in the field.

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helmets Body Armor Tactical Communications
Helmets Body Armor Tactical Communications
Combat helmets meeting the military's rigorous ballistic and fragmentation requirements at a significantly lower weight. Hot pressed boron carbide and silicon carbide ceramic is integrated with optimized composite structures to produce rugged multi-hit armors. 3M is a global leader in providing Peltor™ Communication and Active Listening Headsets for use in hazardous, high noise environments.
Hearing Protection Respiratory Protection Protective Eyewear
Hearing Protection Respiratory Protection Protective Eyewear
Headsets and earplugs for attenuating noise and amplifying weak sounds that provide reliable tactical hearing protection in a small package. 3M respiratory protective systems offer comfortable, integrated protection against multiple hazards providing respiratory, head, face, eye and hearing protection. 3M protective eyewear is available in many styles and configurations in a choice of prescription and non-prescription glasses. Eyewear is available with a selection of coatings, lens types and accessories.

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