Product Description

The EPIC™ Specialist ballistic helmet features exceptional performance to meet the tactical operator’s demands. Fully outfitted for SWAT or riot team members, it comes standard with a durable aluminum NVG shroud, new reverse dovetail rails, exterior VELCRO® loop patches, EPIC Air® Fit liner and CAM FIT™ retention.

The EPIC™ Specialist delivers superior comfort while being substantially lighter than the ACH. It also includes a Shock Cord Kit for increased stability of Night Vision Devices,

The EPIC™ ballistic helmet line for law enforcement professionals is a result of the innovative synergies between Avon Protection, Team Wendy, and Ceradyne. The series features lightweight high-performance material paired with Team Wendy® retention and liner systems for maximum comfort.

Designed to provide the ultimate in head protection against ballistic threats in addition to mitigating head trauma from blunt impacts, all EPIC™ helmets feature Ceradyne seamless ballistic shell technology. This leading-edge shell technology incorporates a proprietary Thermoplastic composites forming/molding process that is fine-tuned for Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene fiber composites. Thanks to its high strength and low-density combination, this fiber has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any available fiber on the market.

Durable Aluminum NVG Shroud

  • Visor and the EXFIL® Face Shield
  • Compatible with all EXFIL® accessories, including the EXFIL® Ballistic Visor and the EXFIL® Face Shield
  • Includes two Magpul® M-LOK® Picatinny-style rails and mounting hardware
  • Includes shock cord kit for stabilizing NVG

Ceradyne Seamless Ballistic Shell Technology

  • Proprietary thermoplastic composites forming/molding process
  • Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fiber composites, 33% lighter than Aramid material
  • High strength/low-density combination fiber offers maximum strength-to-weight ratio
  • Complete no thru-hole technology​ provides increased ballistic performance

EPIC Air® Fit Liner System

  • Utilizes Team Wendy’s proven Zorbium® foam technology
  • Designed to accommodate communication headset integration
  • Proprietary water-resistant film and loop fabric covering
  • Meets ACH Gen II Blunt Impact (AR/PD 14-01)

No Thru-Hole CAM FIT™ Retention System

  • BOA® fit system with micro-adjustable dial
  • Utilizes Cam Lock sliders for one-handed adjustment and secure fit
  • Asymmetric design keeps buckle tucked smoothly along jaw line
  • Chin cup lining ensures maximum comfort and chafe-free wear
  • Custom clip system attachment (no-thru holes)​

Reverse Dovetail Accessory Rails

  • No Thru-Hole Attachment (No drilled holes through shell for attachment)
  • Integrated low profile reverse dove-tail mounting system
  • Compatible with common helmet accessories and optional removable picatinny adapter
  • Provides counterweight attachment options
  • Accommodates optional shock cord system for increased stability of Night Vision Devices

Ballistic Performance

  • NIJ Level III-A (according to NIJ STD 0106.01/0108.01)

Fragment Performance

  • 17gr V50 ≥ 2400 ft/s (780 m/s)

Backface Deformation

  • 9mm BFD < 25.4 mm all locations

Blunt Impact Performance

  • Meets ACH Gen II Blunt Impact (AR/PD 14-01) and AEP 2902 Clause Method H

Weight: Full-cut, (lbs) +/- 3%

  • Size                    System   Shell
  • Small                2.91 lbs  2.11 lbs
  • Medium           2.97 lbs  2.17 lbs
  • Large                3.23 lbs  2.42 lbs
  • XL                     3.44 lbs  2.62 lbs

Weight: High-Cut, (lbs) +/- 3%

  • Size                    System   Shell
  • Small                2.64 lbs  1.84 lbs
  • Medium           2.70 lbs  1.90 lbs
  • Large                2.82 lbs  2.01 lbs
  • XL                     3.08 lbs  2.26 lbs

Complete system weight includes helmet shell, accessory rails, impact liner and retention system.


Size Head Circumference (in) Head Circumference (cm)
Small 20 – 21.25 52 – 54
Medium 21.5 – 22.5 54 – 57
Large 22.5 – 23.6 57 – 60
XL 23.6 – 25.2 60 – 64

PLEASE NOTE: If you are in between sizes, we recommend going up to the larger size.

EPIC™ Ballistic Range Warranty:

Team Wendy will offer a limited warranty on your ballistic helmet(s) against any defect in materials or workmanship and will repair or replace the product at no charge per the below terms. This excludes normal wear and tear and does not cover any product that has been damaged due to misuse, abuse, improper storage, or the user replacing Team Wendy accessories to non-Team Wendy accessory components.

  • Ballistic package – up to ten (10) years from date of delivery
  • Liner, retention, accessory rails, and shroud – up to one (1) year from date of delivery
  • Exterior coating (paint) – up to one (1) year from date of delivery if the helmet has not been otherwise painted in that timeframe

Team Wendy will determine whether the helmet, to include associated components, is defective and has sole discretion to determine whether to repair or replace the helmet or associated components. Altering the helmet and associated components in any way not previously authorized by Team Wendy will lead to voiding of the warranty.

For more information on Team Wendy’s warranty policy, please visit our Warranty Page.

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Helmet Size

Small, Medium, Large, XL


Black, Coyote Brown, Ranger Green

Helmet Cut

Full Cut, Mid Cut, High Cut