NBC Suit Protective Gloves : Special Air Services Regiment

Accession Number REL30744.003
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Physical description Rubber
Maker James North & Sons Ltd
Date made 1995
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-2021

Pair of Australian military issue NBC (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical) Mk II protective outer rubber gloves. The black rubber gloves are moulded in one piece without seams, and have no lining. On the back of each wrist are the following markings, printed in white 'CG 8415-99-130-9432 SIZE 9 J.N. & S. LTD. 1995'. The number 'B4702' is printed in silver at the cuff of the right hand glove, with the number 'C4985' in the corresponding location on the left.

History / Summary

Part of an NBC suit issued to members of the Special Air Services Regiment serving in Afghanistan during the War against Terror in 2002.