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1. 1 Michael J Perry, Maj, USAF Program Manager, AF Uniforms

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3. 3 Full Rate Production of ABU underway by numerous suppliers Distribution Plan Oct 08: APECS available through DSCP Jan 09: APECS Fleece Liner available Oct 08: Sage green temperate boots at Basic Training In work Light Weight ABU Label for coats/trousers with AF symbol Improved Fabrics (e.g. durable, light weight fabrics, stain resistance, etc.) Stain resistant sage green boot FR ABU / Combat Ensemble Airman Battle Uniform (ABU)

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5. 5 Description: To develop, procure, and distribute the Hap Arnold style service dress coat for the US Air Force. This is a multi-track development in 4 Tracks: Track 1: Issue Coat in Poly/Wool AF Shade 1620 Currently wear testing coat – 3 configurations 4 locations Scheduled for Aug – Oct 08 Final configuration decision summer Sum 09 Track 2: Commercial Coat AAFES 100% worsted wool option (at members own expense) Track 3: Parade/Ceremonial To follow final design determination of Track 1 Track 4: USAF Honor Guard Coat in 100% polyester Wear test Jul – Oct 08 Heritage Coat

6. Fire Resistant Air Force Equipment (FIRESAFE) 6

7. Airman Battle System- Ground Individual Airman FR Protection Equipment Items include: Base layer: FR Undergarments, FR Short Sleeve Shirt, FR Long Underwear, FR Socks Core layer: ABE, ABS, FR Gloves, FR Balaclava Outer layer: FR Lt Jacket and Pants Extreme Cold Weather: FR Outer Shell Parka and Pants, Heavy Wt FR Gloves, Heavy Wt FR Balaclava 7

8. Future FR Projects FR Balaclava (Light and Heavy) Layering Ensemble System Outer layer and Extreme Cold Weather Improved Flight Suit Less expensive Increased FR protection Decreased Weight FR MOPP Gear 8

9. FR Industry Day November 12-14 2008 Location: San Antonio, TX RFI posted at www.fedbizopps.gov Solicitation Number: SSAFCO1005 FR undergarments FR light weight materials FR balaclavas FR Jackets and pants New FR technologies 9

10. Questions? 10

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