Ohio-based ArmorSource has announced a partnership with Eye Tactical to develop a next-generation military combat helmet.

ArmorSource, the US Defense Department-approved advanced combat helmet vendor announced the partnership would enable research into a new advanced lightweight protection system for helmets.

ArmorSource president and chief technology officer Yoav Kapah said that the company was continuously searching for new solutions to enhance the US warfighter.

“We have decided to join forces and technologies with Eye Tactical, which we appreciate as a leading developer of helmet accessories and high-end solutions for face and lower-head protection,” said Kapah.

Eye Tactical is a developer of eye and facial protection technologies for the defence and homeland security markets.