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Soldier Operational Clothing and Equipment Modernization

Good2Golf

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I found that out the hard way on my BWW. In the improvised shelter, while I was getting dressed for my shift watching the fire - because the guy before me decided to dump ALL of our goddamn firewood on at once, right before his shift ended - a giant ember landed on my arm after I put on the thermal top and melted right through.
One would think economies of scale would come into play, and the Army consider working with the RCAF for fleece...fire retardant and static dissipating. Yes it would cost more to procure, but then supply chain economies would be improved...assuming, of course, that Army was okay with the ‘looks the same’ pattern of the RCAF fleece, and not do something stupid like require a different pattern, so that only the rank slip-on was different. At least Armour and mech inf should be considered for FR fleece.
 

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One would think economies of scale would come into play, and the Army consider working with the RCAF for fleece...fire retardant and static dissipating. Yes it would cost more to procure, but then supply chain economies would be improved...assuming, of course, that Army was okay with the ‘looks the same’ pattern of the RCAF fleece, and not do something stupid like require a different pattern, so that only the rank slip-on was different. At least Armour and mech inf should be considered for FR fleece.
I would think it they are ok having the same combat uniform, they would be ok with that. I always tell one of my friends in the air force to get his own uniform.
 

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At least it looks better than what the Americans have to wear.
The American...Army? Navy? Marines? Air Force? Space Force? Coast Guard?

I would think it they are ok having the same combat uniform, they would be ok with that. I always tell one of my friends in the air force to get his own uniform.
Is the intent for the RCAF to switch to the new pattern as well once it's rolled out?
 

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The American...Army? Navy? Marines? Air Force? Space Force? Coast Guard?


Is the intent for the RCAF to switch to the new pattern as well once it's rolled out?

They should just stay with plain OD green for the flight suit.

Like all 70s fashions, if you wait long enough....
 

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And not all aircrew are RCAF folks.
c130 paratroopers GIF
 
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