Intended for engagements in both atmospheric and exoatmospheric conditions, the helmet's primary advantages are its increased field of vision and its aerospace-oriented tactical software suite incorporated to the heads-up display.
The Pilot helmet entered service in 2541 and was eventually adapted for use with all UNSC armor systems, including Mark IV and eventually Mark V. It looks remarkably similar to the MJOLNIR EVA and SPI helmets. While the similarities with the latter are strictly coincidental, the resemblance to the EVA helmet is a byproduct of Chalybs' collaboration with the Ganymede-based branch of the Materials Group, leading to many similarities with the EVA variant's physical architecture.
As Spartan pilots use flight gear similar to those used prior to their augmentation, the GEN1 Pilot helmet could still be requisitioned by Spartans for use with their GEN2 Mjolnir suits by 2558, alongside the more modern Aviator-class armor suite. By 2558, the Pilot helmet was often fielded with an integral hardened uplink module and features classified updates to the UNSC Air Force-standard machine interlink firmware.
Adopted by the UNSC Air Force in 2542, this helmet is compatible with all current armor systems.
HUL Price: 25,000 cR, Commander
UA/HUL Price: 55,000 cR, Commander
Haunted Price: 1 cR, Inheritor, requires all purchasable base helmets in the game.
Halo 5: Guardians
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