Fire fighters in the military are tasked with responding to fires that can take place on military facilities. With an environment that encompasses civilian type settings to industrial facilities these fire fighters have to be prepared for anything. Ensuring safety of fire crews is essential and the use of this style jacket has been standard with military fire departments as these specialized jackets are ideal for responding to industrial type fires.
The materials used to produce these jackets is known as aluminized PBI with a Nomex/Kevlar thermal layer. This material provides greater protection during proximity firefighting where extreme radiant heat is encountered. This material gives these jackets a "space suit" appearance making them ideal for costume use or you can strike a bold fashion statement wearing as a daily jacket.
|Manufacturer||US Army Surplus|
|Construction||Fire and Heat Resistant|