Author Topic: Soldier Operational Clothing and Equipment Modernization  (Read 9027 times)

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Re: Soldier Operational Clothing and Equipment Modernization
« Reply #100 on: December 02, 2019, 02:18:21 »
Hmm...what's CADPAT and the zippers made of?   :whistle:

Which item?

The combat uniform itself isn't fire retardant... but its probably less "melty" and flammable than the issued underwear, long johns, fleece, goretex, polyester blend t-shirts and every other item issued...

Not really anything you'd ever want to be exposed to a fire while wearing...

Maybe that's why there was so much upset over wearing fleece toques rather the issued wool?

Side note for anyone who didn't know, "fire retardant" doesn't mean "fire proof" or even "fire resistant", usually it just means the material is self-extinguishing, and it usually means it doesn't melt or drip.