Accession Number : ADA190226

Title :   Use and Care of the Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS).

Corporate Author : ARMY NATICK RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER MA

PDF Url : ADA190226

Report Date : JAN 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : This pamphlet was prepared to help you understand the use, care, and maintenance of the ECWCS(Extended Cold Weather Clothing System). The pamphlet includes item descriptions of each garment in the system, general use and care instructions, general repair procedures, and descriptive/reference data for the ECWCS. The ECWCS is composed of 23 individual clothing, handwear, headwear and footwear items which are used in various combinations to meet cold weather environmental requirements. Appendix A (pages 48 to 52) lists ECWCS components items in layering order and identifies available sizes and the prescribed temperature range for each item. Keywords: Protective clothing.

Descriptors :   *PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, CLOTHING, COLD WEATHER, ENVIRONMENTS, FOOTWEAR, INSTRUCTIONS, RANGE(EXTREMES), REPAIR, REQUIREMENTS, TEMPERATURE, GLOVES, FABRICS.

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE