10.03.2014 More than three hundred of the latest protective kits "Cowboy" got the tank connection of the Mulino garrison in the Nizhny Novgorod region. This is the first connection of the WMD, the weapons which had been this unique outfit. Previously the uniforms of tank crews did not include any funds individual fire, heat, armor. Kit weighing 6.5 kg consists of protective coveralls, body armor and ballistic pads on regular headset. SOLDIERS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY AND ITS WEAPONS
27.11.2014 two Hundred sets of individual protective suits B "Cowboy" entered service in individual peacekeeping infantry brigade, stationed in the Samara region, the press service of the Central military district. The structure of the protective equipment of the "Cowboy" is part of the ballistic body armor of the 1st class protection, fire retardant suit and a special dust cover on the tank headset. The vest includes a detachable chest and back section. In his case placed pockets for storing equipment and staffing evacuation device. Dust cover headset can withstand the ingress of fragments with a mass of one gram, flying at speeds up to 460 m/s. External bulletproof vest covers, overalls and cover plate is made of a flame resistant fabric in camouflage colors. Operational temperature range is from -50 to +50 degrees Celsius. Kit weighing 6.5 kg provides reliable protection for your shoulders, neck and groin area, does not hinder the actions of the crew in battle and protects 80% of the body surface from exposure to open flame for 10-15 seconds, informs the staff of the CVO. Delivery took place in accordance with the plan of implementation of the state defense order in 2014. Military-industrial courier
PROTECTIVE KIT FOR the CREWS of ARMORED vehicles B "COWBOY" At the International exhibition MVSV-2006 was presented protective kit B "Cowboy", which was developed by the research Institute SM. In the framework of the ROC "Cowboy" (developer NIBM cnism in Khotkovo commissioned GRAU RA is developed protective kit (gear) for crews of armored vehicles. In the framework of the ROC "moonwalker" JSC Nestali develops a protective headset. Kit "Cowboy" produced by the center AMOCOM. Set B "Cowboy" is designed to protect the various crews of armored vehicles from the injurious effects of the elements that appear inside the fighting compartment, as well as from thermal effects. The kit includes: • Vest B-1, which protects the vital organs from the flow of secondary fragments arising in crew compartment of the BM with the breaking and saprobity armor; • dust cover (produced by the firm AMOCOM) on regular headset B-2, protecting the head against mechanical impacts during functional responsibilities of the crew members and secondary fragments, or tank headset TM-5 (produced Steel research Institute); • protective overalls B-3 (produced by the firm AMOCOM), which provides the fire, the heat shield most of the surface of the body from exposure to flame and high temperatures, or suit (research Institute of Steel). Weight of the entire set of 6.5 kg (AMOCOM) or 6kg (research Institute of Steel).
The new protective gear "Cowboy" is part of the ballistic body armor of the 1st class protection, fire retardant suit and a special dust cover on the tank headset. According to the requirements of 50744-95 the armor of the 1st class of protection can protect people from being shot from a revolver type Revolver bullet of 7.62 mm lead-core and a Makarov pistol (PM) bullet caliber 9 mm with steel core. According to Dmitry Justina, a set of "Cowboy" provides reliable protection for your shoulders, neck, groin tank, it weighs 6.5 kg. Moreover, this kit does not hinder the actions of the crew in battle. In addition to this "Cowboy" protects 80% of the body surface of the tank from exposure to open flame for 10-15 seconds. Protective kit B became the first in the history of the Russian armed forces a comprehensive means of individual protection, designed for crew members of combat vehicles. This package implements adopted the concept of total differential protection. Development of protective kit B "Cowboy" was a significant step forward in the development of PPE for military technical branches of the armed forces of the Russian Army, requiring significant financial costs for their preparation. The vest has fabric protective screens on the basis of aramid with a hydrophobic treatment. The outer cover is made of flame resistant fabric camouflage coloring. The outer cover are pockets for placement of personal equipment. There is an evacuation device with the strength of at least 400 kgf. The vest includes a detachable chest and back section, and athlonii collar. In his case placed pockets, which are ideal for storing equipment and staffing evacuation device. The armor provides protection to the back and chest from shrapnel and bullets Makarov pistol fired from 5 meters. Ballistic resistance – a fragment of a mass of 1 gram. at speeds of up to 550 m/s or a fragment weighing 2 grams. at speeds up to 400 m/s. the Area of protection of the body more than 45 square inches Weight – less than 3.5 kg. Removable ballistic overlay from organoplastic is a rigid dome-shaped shell with lugs to accommodate radiochemistry headset. The body lining is placed in the case of flame-retardant fabric camouflage coloring. Designed to protect the head tank from splinter. Withstand the ingress of fragments with a mass of 1 g, flying at speeds up to 460 m/s. the Area of protection more than 8 square inches Weight pads – less than 0.8 kg Can be produced in both summer and winter version. Has the system of natural ventilation. Protection area – 160 sq. DM. Weight – less than 2.2 kg. Protective coverall is made of two separate parts: the jacket and trousers. Pants, the sleeves and the collar of the jacket is made of flame resistant fabric. On jacket sleeves, elbows, sewn-in shock-proof lining. In the armpit installed wedge mesh for ventilation pagodinho space. The jacket pockets are placed to accommodate personal equipment. Protection kit B "Cowboy" provides protection for the neck, shoulders and groin area tanker, transportation and placement of standard weapons, and other items that are standard military equipment of the armed forces. In addition, the suit ensures the smooth running of the entire spectrum of functional tasks by any member of the crew of a combat vehicle for 2 full days (48 hours). Armored elements of the costume are made from ballistic fabric on the basis of Russian high strength of Armos fibers having water - and oil repellent treatment. External bulletproof vest covers, overalls and lining made of flame-retardant fabric in camouflage colors. Details of the kit are resistant to open flame for 10-15 seconds. This protective kit ensures the preservation of their protective properties when exposed to atmospheric precipitation, after exposure to fuels and lubricants and special fluids used in the operation of military equipment, a 4-fold degassing, decontamination, disinfection. Operational temperature range is from -50 to +50 degrees Celsius. In 2003 adopted for service by the first version of the protective kit B "Cowboy", intended for crews of armored vehicles. Kit features supported by test results based on/h 61469 the defense Ministry and the Omsk higher tank engineering school. To date completed field tests, confirmed and exceeded stated in specification characteristics protection (body armor provides protection from exposure to damaging elements weighing up to 4.0 g with a speed of interaction V100 not less than 490 m/s ( claimed at least 400 m/s)), ( pad provides head protection from exposure to damaging elements weighing up to 1 g, at a speed V50 – not less than 530 m/s, a claimed 460 m/s. B "Cowboy" began to enter the Russian troops in August 2012. The first began to be equipped tank units of the southern military district. At the training ground in the Volgograd region in February 2013 tankers experienced a new outfit "Cowboy". In late 2013 the first batch of refractory sets B "Cowboy" has already been tried on the crews of armored vehicles from military connection cover of the Eastern military district, which is stationed in the Jewish Autonomous region. Currently the firm AMOCOM presents further development of protective kit B − protective kit for the crews of armored vehicles of missile troops and artillery B. Overall he repeated set B, but the new defensive set B were added winter jacket and pants made of fire retardant fabric and traffic vest. FEATURES the body Armor provides a level of protection not less than V100 400m/s, the Pad provides a level of protection not less than V50 m/S. Set B provides protection from exposure to open flame not less than 10s. Area protection • body armor no less DM, • overlays – DM, • jumpsuit – DM. Weight of not more than 6.5 kg.
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