The Lightweight Thermal/Mortar Glove may be used as a liner with the arctic mitt during extreme cold conditions and it provides thermal protection as a stand alone glove for a short period of cold weather operations. It will provide sufficient dexterity to operate weapons, communications equipment, and vehicles.
The Light Weight Thermal/Mortar Glove will provide thermal and wind protection to the hands of mortar crews during mortar operations in cold weather conditions. Mortar crew will be able to maintain bomb grip, operate sights etc., when using the glove under cold conditions.
The Lightweight Thermal/Mortar Glove is a form-fitting one-piece glove that has a green woven nylon/spandex face laminated to a polyester/spandex fleece next-to-skin layer, which provides stretch and recovery in all directions. The palm, fingers, and thumb of the glove are reinforced with black goatskin leather that has been chemically treated to provide increased gripping ability, abrasion resistance, and water resistance.