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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Zimmerman's tweet Monday did not provide more details about his NBC suit, but supporters began sending him their excitement and prayers immediately after his announcement.
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.
For the soldier, the largest item involved is the NBC suit. Here again, special forces are not singled out for special attentions when it comes to NBC suit design.
"People worry about the NBC weapons, but, as an NBC suit instructor, I think we can fight in them as well as without them on.
"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.