Active cooling vest military crew armoured vehicles tanks Gore technical data sheet description UK

 
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Gore Active Cooling vest for military crew of armoured vehicles
 
 
Active cooling vest military crew armoured vehicles tanks Gore technical data sheet description information intelligence pictures photos images United Kingdom British W.L. Gore Associates

 


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General information
To meet individual needs, the British Company W.L. Gore & Associates offer cooling technology for military use. It offers two active cooling vests, the first one dedicated for armoured vehicles or tanks crew, is a cooling vest with a connection which can be fixed at the internal air conditioning system of the armoured vehicle. The second one is an individual cooling vest with two fans fixed in the bottom of the jacket. Active cooling vests are a highly efficient way to provide controlled conductive cooling when in a harsh, hot environment or longer duration is needed. Military personnel have worn cooling garments under their protective clothing and let has worked with the Army to provide cooling to the inside of tanks.

 
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Heat stress can have a dramatic effect on crew performance of military vehicles in the field. Scientific studies provide hard evidence that as core body temperature goes up, performance goes down. Eroson of situation awareness and even the ability to shoot accurately are typical results of heat stres. By providing cooling directly to the body, GORE® active cooling vest improve comfort and performance by reducing heat stress.

The Active Cooling vest for armoured vehicle crew
The GORE® active cooling vest garment is worn and plugged into the cooling source by a flexible tube who is fixed at the vest, and fresh air distributes on the whole of the body. For operation in hot, dry conditions, GORE® active cooling vest are the ultimate, flexible, in-vehicle solution to heat stress. Adatable for use in-vehicle or on foot, safety features include non flammable, non melting, non dripping material close to skin and easy removal in an emergency. The weight of the GORE® active cooling vest makes less than 1 kg.
Active cooling vest military crew armoured vehicles tanks Gore technical data sheet description information intelligence pictures photos images United Kingdom British W.L. Gore Associates
 
The autonomous active cooling vest
The GORE® autonomous active cooling vest is the man-portable version of active cooling products of Gore. The GORE® autonomous active cooling vest is powered by batteries installed in boxes fixed in the bottom of the jacket. Fans powered by the batteries provide fresh air for up to 6-8 hours, or 17 hours in economic position. The fans used make a minimum of noise. The batteries are rechargables in 3,5 hours, and can be reloaded in an autonomous way or in the vehicle. The GORE® autonomous active cooling vest is portable, easy to operate and has been used in a variety of environments. Individuals exposed to harsh, warm environments face many potential health risks. Providing over 150W cooling power and excellent cooling distribution under compressive load, GORE® autonomous active cooling vest is the ultimate, flexible and comfortable man-prtable solution to foot-soldiers heat stress. The weight of the GORE® autonomous active cooling vest makes a weight of more or less 1.2 kg.
Active cooling vest military crew armoured vehicles tanks Gore technical data sheet description information intelligence pictures photos images United Kingdom British W.L. Gore Associates
 
Features
- One size fits all, fully adjustable fit
- Left or right side air entry
- Easily integrated with others garments, equipment and operating environment
- Can be worn woth or without body armour
- Easy connection to vehicle ECS via quick release flexible hose connector system
 
 
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