Russian Tankers to Get New Uniform

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Tank units of the Russian army got new uniforms. The equipment should protect the tankers from debris and fire. Today, the crews of combat vehicles – a deep-upgraded T-72 B3 tanks – can evaluate not only the powerful armor and modern aiming and fire control systems, but also a unique outfit.

During the exercise, the personnel of three battalions develop new protective kit of tankers. The crew shows what the novelty is capable for – a driver takes the “fiery shower”. Flame passes on sleeves, pants, pockets – a special fabric does not melt or burn, even at a temperature of three hundred degrees.

“You do not feel absolutely anything. Only the slight warm. And it’s all. It’s really cool stuff,” the driver Alexander Yuriev says.

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Posted on September 15, 2014, in Defence Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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