Avon Protection are pleased to announce the launch of the CH15, a revolutionary new, ultra-thin, single size portable escape hood that provides a minimum of 15 minutes of respiratory vision and facial protection against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear threats. The CH15 is a development driven after an emerging requirement from specialist users to provide instant protection from all CBRN materials when in a live threat scenario. Developed in conjunction with The Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), the CH15 escape hood provides rapid deployment respiratory protection for military, first responders and protective detail. The CE-approved CH15 compliments Avon Protection’s leading respiratory protection portfolio, adapting proven technology to create their most compact CBRN protection device to date.
James Wilcox, President – Military, at Avon Protection, said:“Capability and threats are always evolving, at Avon Protection we are continuously working with our customers worldwide to ensure we design, develop and deliver world leading solutions to ensure they always have the right protection available no matter what the threat.”
Justin Hine, Global Product Manager, said: “The CH15 offers a different approach to carrying respiratory protection, this device offers what no other traditional respirator can, a low profile, lightweight, one-size-fits-all solution that is small and light enough to be carried at all times. This unique portable solution means the CH15 can always be on hand for the unexpected.”
Avon Protection is recognized as a world leader in respiratory and ballistic protection, delivering life critical solutions for Militaries and First Responders worldwide. As an innovative capability provider, we understand the unique requirements of the modern warfighter and tactical operator. Avon Protection have been supplying protection solutions to the UK Ministry of Defence and other allies since the 1920’s and are a primary supplier of integrated protective equipment to NATO and the United States Department of Defense Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Special Operations Forces. Evolving protection capability to meet the operational needs of the tactical operator has meant Avon Protection are the market leader among Law Enforcement and SWAT users around the world.