During the Vietnam War, U.S Army and Marines tank and AFV crew wore CVC - Combat Vehicle Crewmen Helmet
. It was a lightly padded crash helmet made for wear inside fighting vehicles providing head protection for the bumps and jars. Helmet was composed of laminated plastic-resin coated ballistic nylon and gave almost equivalent protection as the M1 helmet.
lately released B6-35315 CVC helmets
sculpted by Vladimir Demchemko
in 1/35 scale and cast in resin.
Helmets come in standard light brown cardboard box.Front part shows a photo of helmets painted in different OD tones and camouflage and backside is labeled with a humorous drawing of John Lennon and Yoko showing photoetched microphone assembly.
Kit includes 8 CVC helmets. Sculpting and casting is very good with no mistakes or deformations. No need for a cleanwork as they are removed from sprue.
Details on the helmet like side rims, Exterior draw string on the right side which allows the wearer to snug up the earphone cup allowing a better fit, Roanwell Corporation Send and Receive switch box on the left known as SA-1552/G Communication system and Earphones inside helmet are well defined.
M-138/G boom microphones are given as photoetched parts. 8 microphones of 2 different types is given.
Useful kit with 8 CVC Helmets to be used for U.S tankers or AFV crew of Vietnam War. They can be used for figures or displayed on any scenes with U.S vehicles.