Arctic survival kit: How Russian soldiers cope with cold in the Far North
- Published on Jul 2, 2017
Arctic survival kit: How Russian soldiers cope with cold in the Far North Military service in Russia's Far North territories, which extend far beyond the Arctic Circle, demands uniforms and special diets tailored for survival in extreme conditions. The soldiers and officers were wearing special uniforms created for the Arctic. Their expedition backpacks contained sets of high-calorie food, as well as new life support equipment made especially for working in extreme conditions. As the Defense Ministry explained, the new Arctic uniforms worn by the troops help them work in low temperatures. The uniforms protect servicemen even if they fall through the ice into freezing water: "The special Arctic military uniform set contains 13 items," says Vadim Kozyulin, a professor of military sciences. "They are supposed to protect the servicemen from long-term exposure to cold, fierce winds, rain and snow. The outfits are ergonomic. This helps troops wear a special Arctic bulletproof vest that does not interfere with the use of their rifle." Source : https://goo.gl/Bd4Uhr =================================================== DISCLAIMER: Information, Facts or Opinion expressed in this Video are Presented as Sources and do not reflects views of NEW UPDATE DEFENCE and hence NEW UPDATE DEFENCE is not liable or responsible for the same. The Sources are responsible for accuracy, Completeness, suitaibility and Validity of any information in this Documentary.