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Extreme Cold Weather Mitten System

The Marine Corps has developed an Extreme Cold Weather Mitten System including a Mitten Shell with Removable Liner and Light Duty Flame Resistant Glove Insert, which will provide improved environmental protection over USMC's previous mitt, the insulated trigger finger mitt.

USMC ECW mitten systeminsert, liner, and shellUSMC ECW mitten systemOutdoor Research Firebrand Mitts

Features

  • The mitten system complies with Outdoor Research's Firebrand Mitten System, Product Number 71871, or equal.
  • The mitten and liner is a system that can be worn over a light duty glove insert.
  • The mitten shell is constructed from waterproof coyote colored nylon and has a water repellent leather palm.
    • a Nylon Taslan/Gore-Tex 2 ply laminate, Gore-Tex part number WDKX389000B, or equal, with waterproof seams
    • 1.75 - 2.25 ounce water resistant full grain, chrome tanned goatskin, or equal
  • The mitten shell has an elasticized wrist, a long gauntlet that extends up the forearm with an adjustable cord and barrel lock.
  • The black removable insulated liner is also water repellent.
  • The liner attaches to the inside of the shell by hook and loop tabs, and has a no slip grip.

Specification

National Stock Numbers

  • local TAMCN: VG003
  • TAMCN: C01412F
  • Shell
    • Small 8415-01-555-4165 [pdf]
    • Medium 8415-01-555-4174
    • Large 8415-01-555-4183
    • X-Large 8415-01-555-4188
  • Liner
    • Small 8415-01-555-4001
    • Medium 8415-01-555-4016
    • Large 8415-01-555-4031
    • X-Large 8415-01-555-4038

References

  • ECW Mitten System infopaper @PMICE [2007][2008][2009][2014]
  • https://www.fbo.gov/notices/7ebffce1058085e91b3eb0c4c5dd62e4
  • http://www.goreprotectivefabrics.com/remote/Satellite/Military-Marines-Hats-And-Gloves/Firebrand-Glove-and-Mitt