NBC protective inner gloves : Special Air Services Regiment

Accession Number REL30744.005
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Physical description Cotton
Maker Unknown
Date made c 2001-2002
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-2021

Pair of Australian military issue NBC (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical) protective inner gloves. The unbleached cotton gloves have seams around each finger, as well as a circular seam around the thumb. Printed inside each wrist are manufacturer's markings. These are worn with the NBC outer rubber gloves (REL30744.003).

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.