Under Armour Navy Helmets

Navy just dropped anchor on the rest of the college football field in the battle for coolest helmet design.

Working with Under Armour, the Midshipmen unveiled seven different hand-painted helmets for their annual game against Army, which will be Dec. 12 in Philadelphia.

Each design features a specific ship in the U.S. Naval Fleet, and they have been assigned by position. For example, linemen will wear helmets displaying an amphibious assault ship while wide receivers get a submarine.

Here's a look at all seven with a wide view and close-up shots of each:

Navy Football: Handpainted Helmets By Position

Navy Fleet Football Helmets
 

Navy Fleet Football Helmets

The U.S. Naval Academy and Under Armour present stunning customized helmet designs for the game Dec. 12 against Army.

Quarterback: Aircraft Carrier
 

Quarterback: Aircraft Carrier

The QB of the Naval Fleet, the aircraft carrier is the ultimate decision maker.

Quarterback: Aircraft Carrier
 

Quarterback: Aircraft Carrier

The "quick strike" weapon of the Naval fleet.

Lineman: Amphibious Assault Ships
 

Lineman: Amphibious Assault Ships

Just as a lineman's job is the create a hole for a running back or linebacker, these ships are used to establish ...

Lineman: Amphibious Assault Ships
 

Lineman: Amphibious Assault Ships

... the "beach head" that enables the invading force to gain access and ultimately accomplish their objective.

Running Back: Littoral Combat Ship
 

Running Back: Littoral Combat Ship

Like running backs, these fast and nimble ships can navigate through both ...

Running Back: Littoral Combat Ship
 

Running Back: Littoral Combat Ship

... crowded shallow and deep waters.

Kicker/Special Teams: Minesweeper
 

Kicker/Special Teams: Minesweeper

Much like the specific task of the Navy special teams, this small ship has a unique ...

Kicker/Special Teams: Minesweeper
 

Kicker/Special Teams: Minesweeper

... mission of identifying and eliminating mines.

Defensive Back: Destroyer
 

Defensive Back: Destroyer

These are known for significant fire power, speed and ...

Defensive Back: Destroyer
 

Defensive Back: Destroyer

... anti-missile defense as are Navy's defensive backs.

Linebacker: Cruiser
 

Linebacker: Cruiser

Provides anti-air defense and packs the biggest punch of ...

Linebacker: Cruiser
 

Linebacker: Cruiser

... Naval surface ships representative of the linebackers on the Navy football team.

Wide Receiver: Submarine
 

Wide Receiver: Submarine

Predominantly used as blockers, wide receivers play a key role in driving the Navy rush attack, taking on a stealth-like persona as they blend into ...

Wide Receiver: Submarine
 

Wide Receiver: Submarine

... the rhythm of the offense but bring significant fire power when called upon, just like a Naval submarine

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The rest of the uniform is pretty sharp too.

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