07219370 is referenced by 58 patents and cites 15 patents.

Pivoting helmet mounts for an optical device are provided. In one aspect, a breakaway connector which is selectively configurable between breakaway and nonbreakaway configurations is provided. In a further aspect, a strap mount system for securing the helmet mount to the helmet employs a rotating ratchet assembly to adjust tension in the strap. In another aspect, a helmet mount for an optical device comprises a track assembly attached to a helmet to allow stowing of the optical device in a further retracted position. The track mount system may further include electrical connectors for attaching a power supply and an electronic device. In another aspect, a mounting bracket allows helmet-mounted optics to be shared with a weapon accessory mount. In a further aspect, a optical sighting device for a weapon combines a reflex sight a night vision goggle to allow targeting at night or in other low-light conditions.

Title
Helmet mounting systems
Application Number
10/959906
Publication Number
7219370 (B1)
Application Date
October 6, 2004
Publication Date
May 22, 2007
Inventor
Marion H Van Fosson
Rockwall
TX, US
David G Kent
Virginia Beach
VA, US
Gary M Lemire
Lee
NH, US
James W Teetzel
York
ME, US
Agent
McLane Graf Raulerson & Middleton PA
Assignee
Wilcox
NH, US
IPC
A42B 3/04
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