The german Military ABC - Page

(Atomar-Biologisch-Chemisch - Nuclear, Chemical and Biological)


ABC Suit CH

Switzerland ABC-Suit, here with poncho, protective maskand gloves .



PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

Depending on the agent, levels of protection may vary from mask only, to full chemical protective suit. Currently the military uses the following:

· Protective Mask with filters for military chemical agents. Hood to cover head and shoulders.

· Chemical Protective suit with scotch-guard like fabric and internal layer of activated charcoal to absorb agent

· Gloves and overboots of butyl rubber.

· Butyl rubber apron. (Medical personnel during decontamination.)


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