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Military engineers in Chechnya received Falcon protective suits

The military engineers of the 58 units of the combined arms army deployed in Chechnya received new Sokol OVR-1 protective suits, reports RIA News Post press service of the Southern District.

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Protective suit "Falcon" is able to protect the sapper from shrapnel when undermining explosive objects,
says release.

It is reported that "the armored elements of the costume are made of lightweight and high-strength material that prevents the operation of explosive devices having a proximity fuse and reacting to the presence of metal."

The fabric cover of the costume is made of non-combustible material.

According to the press service, “ОВР-1" Falcon "retains its protective properties in the temperature range from minus 40 to plus 50 degrees, as well as when exposed to rain and sleet."

The weight of the kit is 8,5 kg, which is more than four times lighter than the existing Dublon suit.
Photos used:
RIA Novosti / Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. Shura Perm
    Shura Perm 13 November 2017 12: 08
    There, these things come in handy, there are many trolls in the mountains and fields dug ...
    1. St Petrov
      St Petrov 13 November 2017 12: 25
      the Caucasus will be cleared by more than one generation of sappers. a spaceport will appear in Chechnya - and the echo of the war will sound like that, and the children will find military artifacts while walking along the trails.
  2. Sergey53
    Sergey53 13 November 2017 12: 59
    The piece is useful and timely. It will be a combat run-in.