Inmate-Produced Combat Helmets Found Defective

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Inmate-Produced Combat Helmets Found Defective

A wholly-owned government corporation and private manufacturer made over $30 million on helmets before an investigation shut down the facility and fined the company.


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"..manufacturing documents were altered by inmates at the direction of FPI staff that falsely indicated helmets passed inspection and met contract specifications."

"The FPI Beaumont facility that manufactured the ACH and LMCH helmets was closed and its entire staff transferred to other duties within the Federal Bureau of Prisons. "

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