Protective Gear

Protective gear such as gas masks and suits is used by special forces when clean air supply can be limited or contaminated. Common scenarios include confined spaces like tunnels, or in the the presence of smoke, tear gas or CBRN agents.

 

Gas Mask


Duvdevan operators posing for a team photo during training. All operators are wearing gas masks and armed with CAR15 fitted with El-Op Eyal 3x20.

 

Force 100 operators during training. From left to right - an operator armed with a FN HP, an operator armed with a CAR15 fitted with a Trijicon Reflex and an operator armed with a CAR15 fitted with a non-lethal riot control device. All operators are wearing gas masks.

 

A Force 100 operator wearing a gas mask seen here during training. The operator is aiming his secondary weapon (FN HP), while his primary weapon (CAR15) can be seen slung on his side.

 

YAHALOM operator during training. The operator is wearing a gas mask, and is armed with Micro Tavor fitted with a Meprolight M5 and forward grip / bipod combo (photo: IDF).

 

Gas Mask with Oxygen Tank


YAHALOM operator during training armed with a M4A1 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21, a flip-up sight and a flashlight. Note an oxygen mask used for long term deployment in underground tunnels. Also note a small frame robot used for remote tunnels mapping (photo: IDF).

 

CBRN Suit


YAHALOM operators wearing CBRN suits during EOD training (photo: IDF).

 

YAMAM operators during training wearing CBRN suits and armed with Colt Commando fitted with cheek piece, bipods and Trijicon ACOG 4x32 and ITL AIM1.

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