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    pjonassen

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    Post by pjonassen on Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:29 pm

    Just got this one in the door today. Does anyone know what is supposed to go on the velcropatches on the back? I would appriciate any info.

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    Post by saltefanden on Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:34 pm

    I suspect this is policing/riot helmet, and the panels used for simple troop ID, like number and unit, when everybody is done up in full gear and the situation gets hectic.
    Danish regular police does this, and since many UN missions are more police than combat missions, that same tactic would apply as well.
    Is the helmet made by Schubert or Viking, please?

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    Post by pjonassen on Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:11 pm

    It's a Viking.
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    Post by saltefanden on Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:31 pm

    So Danish UN forces are bringing their 'own' stuff, I guess! Wink

    That is a fine and rare piece, especially in such great condition - good catch, and thank you for sharing!!

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