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Oct. 12, 2021

Clothing and Textiles helps Army get new female improved hot weather uniforms to recruits

Extensive coordination enabled the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to help the Army field female improved hot weather uniforms to new recruits at training centers across the country. Approximately 1,600 sets of the female IHWCU coats and trousers have been issued at the RTCs, with Fort Benning and Fort Sill receiving sets in mid-August, Fort Leonard Wood in September, and Fort Jackson early October.

Oct. 31, 2017

New Army uniform provides lighter weight without breaking sweat

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website —The current Army Combat Uniform top weighs in at about 1.4 pounds. When it gets wet, it tends to stay wet. And when it’s hot out, it tends to keep Soldiers hot. The Army has a solution for that: the Improved Hot Weather Army Combat Uniform that has a whole lot fewer pockets, layers of fabric and Velcro, as well as a new fabric that is actually lighter than the current ACU.