Judge Dredd - Bad Moon Rising
The iconic helmet of a Mega City One Judge
The distinctive helmet of a Judge is, perhaps, the deﬁning element of his presence. A sophisticated, armoured, piece of headgear, it presents the implacable face of Justice to Mega-
City One’s citizens, lends weight to the public’s perception of the Judge and offers vital communications, life-support and protective elements.
The helmet is made from bonded Kevlar and plastisteel providing protection against projectiles, melee weapons and las-gun beams. The antiglare visor protects the eyes from strong sunlight and violent bursts of light and also includes infra-red imaging. The forehead-mounted respirator can also be pulled down to cover the mouth and chin and activates the helmet’s integral air supply. In this mode, a Judge is supplied with fresh oxygen for up to 20 minutes.
The helmet includes anti-shock earphones, which prevent against sonic attacks or very loud reports. And naturally enough,the helmet includes a full communications array, keeping the Judge in touch with Sector House control and fellow Judges, with an effective operating range of 20 kilometres. An auxiliary, drop-down microphone extends this range to 40 kilometres but as the microphone can interfere with general wear, it acts as a long-range back up. The comms array slaves to the Lawmaster’s own communications package allowing the Judge to communicate with the bike and use the Lawmaster’s more powerful communications tools remotely.