The east german Military ABC - Page

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


nva Suit - SBA 1

East german army Abc-Schutzanzug (NBC Protection suit)  

Typ: SBA /LS with Boots

English: It represents an unit of the "Zivilverteitigung of the pristine East Germany (DDR)"  with a Decontamination training.

German: Es stellt eine Einheit der "Zivilverteitigung der ehemaligen DDR" bei einer Entgiftungsübung dar.



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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