Form "Arctic Warrior" electrically, commissioned Frontier Research Center of the FSB, the standard weapon Border Service, protected borders in the Arctic. This "News" told Officer Research and Production Center "Voenform design", has developed a new, Alexey Safonov.
Heat soldiers, dressed in a new form, provides a special vest with three heating elements and insole. Heating elements are based on the carbon film with silver-plated copper. Heaters are located in the chest and waist, they emit infrared wavelengths of 6-15 microns, heating tissue. Feed elements from lithium-ion battery, which lasts for four hours of continuous operation. Total supply voltage - 8 volts, it is safe for humans.
Vest operates in five modes intensity. It is intended to be used as an additional heat source when performing specific tasks, such as observations, requiring prolonged immobility.
Overall costume "Arctic Warrior" consists of three layers: vetrovlagozaschitnoy jacket with insulation, vest with heating and wicking thermal underwear. According to the manufacturer, the suit maintains sufficient for human life and the amount of heat after the battery is depleted.
The kit includes a free jacket with detachable hood, bib pants with removable insulation, semi-woolen sweater elongated, thermal underwear, thermal mask, three-fingered mittens and polarizing glasses. Additionally produced heated insoles, in this case the battery is built into the footbed. 60-degree frost man in "Warrior-Arctic" can hold up to six hours.
Jacket material, which does not let the heat out, also carries additional masking function - a man in a suit "Arctic Warrior" harder to see with a thermal imager.
The cost of one set - 45 thousand rubles.
Now equipped with a new form of the northern Russian military frontier "Nagurskoe" located on Franz Josef Land. There delivered 40 sets of "Arctic Warrior" in white camouflage.
In addition, the warehouse in Balashikha sent 150 sets in the green colors of the tundra. They will be used on the outposts on the mainland. Total plans FSB purchase 3 thousand sets of "Arctic Warrior" for northern outposts along the entire northern coast of Russia, as well as the New Earth and other Arctic islands.
Purchasing sets "Arctic Warrior" in full to begin in 2015. Prior to this, the main part of the northern border will continue to be warmed in the old way.
- Border guards dressed in what is necessary under the report card. The easiest option - jacket, boots, fur outfit, coat, - explained the "Izvestia" representative of the Border Guard Service.
Another senior border guard said that the need in the form of heated dictated by abnormal cold weather in the northern latitudes and the remoteness of outposts.
- People are very dependent on what they are equipped. New form significantly increases the possibility of personnel, - he says.