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Unique Croatian Helmet Wins Invention Award

An award-winning Croatian company has taken out the Grand Prix prize at the recent Inventors Awards held at the 11th international exhibition of inventions in Zagreb with a revolutionary helmet yet to be produced anywhere else in the world. 

Šestan-Busch, which produces military equipment and has developed new materials with well-known institutes from nations such Croatia, Germany, Italy , U.S.A. and Spain, presented their award-winning helmet to the public for the first time at the exhibition. Prelog-based Šestan-Busch’s unique Modular Croatian helmet consists of 6 different integrating components, and provides complete protection from the head to the shoulders. The helmet replaces all previous helmets and meets the needs of all the facets of the military, special forces and police. Within a minute a soldier or police officer with one hand can assemble and disassemble the helmet and put it on his head.

 Davor Pahek and Alojzije Šestan from Šestan - Busch with their new product (pic: UIH)

Davor Pahek and Alojzije Šestan from Šestan – Busch with their new product (pic: UIH)

In the last 20 years Šestan-Busch have developed more than 20 types of helmets for the army, special forces and the police, exporting more than 600,000 helmets to over 50 countries around the globe. Šestan – Busch say that they already have interest abroad for their new Modular helmets.

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