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Racal Acoustics RA315 High-Noise Integrated Helmet System (IHS)

Racal RA315 IHS  


We engineered our RA315 IHS to provide reliable voice communication in main battle tanks, armored fighting vehicles (AFVs), and other tracked, high-noise vehicles. It is also suitable, without ANR, for aviation ground crews requiring head protection.

PDFRA315 IHS product sheet

For more information, email us at sales@racalacoustics.com.


Racal RA315 IHS


Summary of Features


  • High noise attenuation, circa 35 dB with ANR
  • Retrofitable digital ANR
  • Talk-through circuit
  • Comfortable ear cushions
  • Optional soft liner and accessories
  • Optional "bump-only" or ballistic outer shell (requires soft liner)





The RA315 IHS is available for a variety of intercom systems supporting ANR, enabling improved speech intelligibility and hearing protection for crews in high-noise vehicles.

Optional soft liners offer excellent bump protection and ventilation, and depending on the liner, the headset may be configured with or without a neckband spring, optimizing fit while maintaining comfort.

The soft liner supports a removable outer protective shell that can be removed and stowed when the vehicle is operated in closed-down mode. Protective shells are available in a choice of sizes and colors, and may be "bump only" or ballistic, with a V50 rating of 400-650 m/s.

Features electromagnetic filters and shielding to help protect against high radiated field strengths, important for crews in a head-out situation close to a propagating antenna.

Ordering Information


Racal RA315 IHS in green with soft liner



RA315 headset
in olive drab
with soft liner


The RA315 IHS is a flexible three-part system comprising of the headset, an optional soft liner, and an optional outer shell. Most configurations offer ANR and talk-through as standard and will support a variety of leading supplier intercoms.

In some existing configurations, the outer shell is an add-on item and depending on the soft liner specified, there may be an optional neckband spring fitted as standard.

Please consult the RA315 IHS product sheet for details.


For more information or to place an order, email us at sales@racalacoustics.com or contact one of our sales representatives.


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