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Bear Coat Your Rating Rating 1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars. Sign Up for Newsletter. Create an Account Back. Please enter your email address below to receive a password reset link. British Police High Visib East German Military Wool Bindings, Universal, 2 pa This level provides extra warmth in cooler conditions but still wicks moisture away and dries fast.
The Level 2 cothing can be purchased from Cabela's Click Here. Level 3 is Polartec Thermal Pro a High-loft fleece jacket. The Level 3 Jacket creates air pockets that trap air and retain body heat providing outstanding warmth without weight. With excellent breathability, the Level III Jacket dries quickly with increased warmth while maintaining lower bulk Cabela's item number: Level 6 is a Gore-Tex outer shell. Level 1 is polypropylene underwear. The underwear is made of knitted, brushed, multifilament polypropylene.
The underwear layer next to the skin acts as a moisture wicking layer and serves to draw moisture away from the skin, transferring it to the outer layers of the system. The shirt is of heavy weight Polartec The bib pants are of medium weight Polartec The Liner Cold Weather Trousers as seen below is also considered a Level 2 item, and was used prior to fleece overalls.
The first "Bear Suits" were a brown fleece. The brown fleece were phased out and replaced with the black Polartec around for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Trousers Cold Weather were a heavy version of the BDU pants, and the liner for the trousers was buttoned to the inside seen in the left photo. These Trousers were not a very common item and rarely seen. This was the same material the Poncho Liner was made out of and that many soldiers used for a blanket.
This material does keep you warm but does not breathe very well and traps a lot of moisture. The liner for the Coat was originally designed to be buttoned into the M Jacket.
Military Issue ECWS Bear Suit NEW & Used Sets and Individual Pieces. Find great deals on eBay for military bear suit. Shop with confidence. U.S. Bear Suit Top. An excellent government-issue layering piece to add to your winter wardrobe. % polyester fiber pile lining for superior warmth.