Industry Adapts Outdoor Gear Technology to Flight Clothing

Burgess, Richard A.
September 2004
Sea Power;Sep2004, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p50
This article presents information about the new garments for the U.S. Navy. The U.S. Navy now is fielding new multilayered flight garments with its aviation personnel thanks to a joint effort by several companies in working with the Naval Air Warfare Center. The new flight gear reflects technology developed for and already in use by mountain climbing enthusiasts. The Multi-Climate Protection System is a set of four lightweight water-repellent multilayered garments that can be worn with flight suits and aviation gear and protect against fire, wind, rain and snow.


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