Protection and Individual Equipment Archive

  • When Project Executive Office Soldier provided the U.S. Army Women’s Museum a set of the Female Improved Outer Tactical Vest body armor, it made a little history. The FIOTV, a […]

    PEO Soldier makes history with donation to U.S. Army Women’s Museum

    When Project Executive Office Soldier provided the U.S. Army Women’s Museum a set of the Female Improved Outer Tactical Vest body armor, it made a little history. The FIOTV, a […]

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  • Usually a bruised rib is a cause for a Soldier’s complaint. For a White Sands Missile Range-based Soldier who survived a direct rifle shot to his chest during combat in […]

    Protective plate stops bullet, saves life of Soldier who kept fighting

    Usually a bruised rib is a cause for a Soldier’s complaint. For a White Sands Missile Range-based Soldier who survived a direct rifle shot to his chest during combat in […]

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  • The multi-layered insulating system of the Generation III Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (GEN III ECWCS) allows the Soldier to adapt to varying mission requirements and environmental conditions. Materials offer […]

    Equipment Piece of the Week: Generation III Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (GEN III ECWCS)

    The multi-layered insulating system of the Generation III Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (GEN III ECWCS) allows the Soldier to adapt to varying mission requirements and environmental conditions. Materials offer […]

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