GLOVES ,KNITTED ARAMID,WHITE WTF?

#1
Just found one ? of these in my bag of old kit and just wondering what the fu** I was issued it for ? or for that matter when and where?

Anybody have an idea?

Aramid is a ballistic rated body armor fabric, and as an asbestos substitute according to Wiki.

Norway / Bosnia / Germany / Iraq and Germany , Cyprus

Dont know where I got it.

Help
 
#9
knitted kevlar gloves - used to get those for a the best price when my dear old daddy worked in the food processing industry , cracking oven gloves with actual fingers and that - they were in their stores for handling high temperature stuff, so those talking aobut fire fighting or handling stoves etc are probably on the money ...

isn't the anti flash stuff proban or nomex type gear rather than aramid
 
#11
A quick look in JSP 768 shows that green combat gloves are the only current aramid gloves.

So it looks like you can put them on eBay as SAS, SBS, RM Arctic gloves - RARE :)


And if you put them on and use them to punch a steak into tenderness, you could add "used in combat"
 
#12
Aramid/Nomex hood and gloves are issued to certain jobs such as EOD or for handling of ammunition like White Phosphorus in storage.

Same type as used by racing drivers and with a NSN.
 

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