These lightweight helmets were worn by Soviet spetsnaz GRU forces for the operations that required airborne insertions. Shell is 100% cotton. Genuine sheepskin on the inside. Like other military goods designed by Soviets for their military needs, this spetsnaz helmet is durable and comfortable. Great for cold days outdoors, skiing, snowboarding, sledding, hunting or anytime you need to keep warm and in "Soviet spetsnaz" style! Size 56 fits US Sizes 7 and 7 1/8 Size 58 fits US sizes 7 1/4 and 7 3/8 Manufactured and dated mid-late 1980s. Unissued military stock. Free shipping in U.S.!