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helmets in use by new Afghan army, do you recognize this helmet?

Article about: can you identify the helmet this Afghan soldier is wearing? I think it might be a Chinese GK80 steel helmet judging by the profile? it doesnt look like a Romanian M73

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    Quote by James C View Post
    some great pictures shared there battle gear of which ive never seen before you have some very nice headgear examples ,can i ask where you picked up the chinese gk80 please ,cheers james
    I picked up the Chinese GK80 on ebay several years ago from a US seller , the red star appears to be factory original


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    Default US soldier intructing a Afghan at the rilfe range

    here's a photo of an Afghan getting instructed by a US soldier in marksmanship training, looks like he's got a Chinese export helmet with homemade chin strap.
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    Cool Afghan soldiers taking a break in the field

    here is a group of Afghan soldiers during a break, they have the Romanian M73 type helmet and US M16A2 rifles

    a soldier with his lunch tray, he appears to have generous serving of lamb stew with potatoes, rice, flat bread, and a peach or apple?
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