Equipment Piece of the Week: Flame Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE)

The Flame Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE) offers comfort and functionality in and out of aircraft, and armored vehicles. It is a comprehensive clothing system from skin to outerwear, from head to toe. It is compatible with current issue personal protective equipment. All layers of the FREE system incorporate flame-resistant technologies.
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FREE will replace existing aviation and combat vehicle crewmen cold weather clothing. It is color-compatible (in Universal Camouflage Pattern and Operation Enduring Freedom Camouflage Pattern) with ground Soldier uniforms. The system’s adaptability gives Soldiers more personal protection choices, a crucial factor in responding to current threats while facing extreme climate conditions.

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