NBC Suit


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Personal protective equipment which is the military equivalent of a hazmat suit, which is designed to protect against direct contact with and contamination by nuclear (radioactive), biological or chemical substances
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Geoffrey Priest, 26, of Bridgnorth, Shropshire, also came fully prepared for the worst in an NBC suit, designed to protect wearers from Nuclear, Bacteriological and Chemical warfare.
Once I had been strapped into my NBC suit - or nuclear biological chemical suit to give it its full title - the sensation of being far too hot was more overwhelming than my feeling of safety.
Here again, special forces are not singled out for special attentions when it comes to NBC suit design.
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The Demron(TM) full body suit is a level B NBC suit that not only has been shown to be effective against all forms of radiation but also against biological and chemical agents.
Respirator first, then the NBC suit, followed by the two sets of gloves and finally the overboots," we were told in an Army classroom in Salisbury,Wiltshire.
This company's charcoal cloth was used in the manufacture of NBC suits to protect military personnel from the effects of nuclear, biological and chemical warfare.
The NBC suits - nuclear, biological and chemical - will be stored in "strategic locations" in London, thought to be most at risk, plus at airports and in key city police stores.
For other types of radiation such as X, gamma, and high-energy Beta radiation, current NBC suits offer no protection.
The Ministry of Defence said British troops may now be ordered to carry their protective NBC suits.
If the Government justified Weapons of Mass Destruction as a key issue, why were our troops sent into "harm's way" short of NBC suits and fighting vehicle filters?