Heaviest, outermost ECWCS layer (Designated as 'Level VII' by the Army)
- Primaloft high-loft insulation
- Currently issued by the US Military
- Designed for use in temperatures as low as -40 degrees
- Made in the USA
Based on layering systems currently utilized by mountaineering professionals and designed by the U.S. Army, the GEN III Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS) has proven to be a game-changer for the modern warfighter. Using proprietary materials and technologically advanced construction methods, ECWCS garments allow the wearer to comfortably operate and sustain a variety of operations in the most extreme conditions.
These GEN III Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS) Parkas feature a two-way center-front zipper opening with a protective wind flap, nylon reinforced elbows, two front zipper pockets, a rip stop nylon inner lining and an elastic cord in the bottom hem for adjust ability. It is also constructed with a collar containing a collapsible insulated hood with drawstring that stows easily inside the collar. In addition, there are hook-and-loop fasteners to attach rank badges and name plates as well as elastic cuffs with hook-and-loop adjustment strap.