The helmet for forest fires and rescue operations

Certified according to EN 16471, EN 16473 Type 3 and ISO 16073

With the new HEROS-matrix firefighting helmet, Rosenbauer delivers the ideal helmet for forest fire operations and rescue operations. The new helmet was developed specially for operations other than indoor fires and is therefore the light and economical alternative for fire departments, rescue, and technical relief. The HEROS-matrix has already been tested and certified in accordance with standards EN 16471 for forest and land firefighting, and EN 16473 for technical rescue. Additionally, the helmet was certified according to ISO 16073.

Impresses with

As standard, the HEROS-matrix is supplied with user information, but without neck protector and visor. The helmet is available in the following colors:

  • Red
  • Black
  • White
  • Blue


  • Especially lightweight construction
  • Individual adjustment of the wearing height with height-adjustment headband and cradle net
  • Comfort padding prevents pressure points even during extended operations
  • Ideal sound and heat perception
  • Optimal weight distribution
  • Best wear comfort

Trapezoidal chin strap

  • With ergonomically optimized 3-point chin strap as standard
  • Heat-resistant and flame-retarding
  • Adjustable to several positions for a stable and secure fit
  • Machine washable

Size adjustment from the outside

  • Easy head adjustment mechanism on the outside
  • Easy operation is possible from outside – even when wearing firefighting gloves
  • The tightness can be adjusted to the operational situation at any time
  • Rotary knob in powerful red

Two visors for every operation

  • Extensive face protection certified according to EN 14458:2004
    also suitable for wearing with glasses (common sizes)
  • Eye shield clear or tinted (optional), certified according to EN 14458:2004

Neck protector

  • Made of heat-resistant and flame-retarding materials
  • Loose, available as accessory

Helmet trims in special design

  • Made from 3M Scotchlite film
  • Colors: red, silver, yellow
  • Available as accessory

Radiotelephones enable flawless communication when wearing helmets and respirator masks. They increase occupational safety under the most difficult of operating conditions, such as e.g., loud noise or acute danger. Three different versions are available for speaking:

  • Goose-neck microphone
  • Contact microphone, which is fixed to the inside of the top of the helmet
  • Airborne sound microphone


Universal adapter for HEROS-titan, HEROS-smart and HEROS-matrix

A helmet adapter is required for fixing the headset to the helmet. The universal adapter enables quick and easy attachment of the headset to the helmest HEROS-titan, HEROS-smart and HEROS-matrix. The adapter can be mounted on both left or right side of the helmet.


Rosenbauer offers a number of different communication systems:


CeoTronics voice radio sets:

  • CeoTronics CT-FlexCom goose-neck microphone
  • CeoTronics CT-SkullMike contact microphone

SAVOX radio telephone sets:

  • SAVOX HC-1 contact microphone
  • SAVOX HC-E airborne sound microphone
  • SAVOX MPH goose-neck microphone


HOLMCO radio telephone sets:

  • SCORPION goose-neck microphone


IMTRADEX radio telephone sets:

  • FireTalkS goose-neck microphone

PPT key

Rosenbauer offers various PPT keys for radio telephone sets from CeoTronics, SAVOX, Holmco and Imtradex.


Brochure HEROS-matrix
Brochure HEROS-matrix