FEATURES that let you change gear
VIKING SHIELD - Triple Certified For Technical Rescue/Extrication, EMS and Wildland Firefighting
Multi-purpose gear that lets you switch from handling technical rescue/extrication or EMS tasks to fighting wildland fires simply by changing the lining. Far from being a compromise, it provides all the ergonomic comfort and fit of top-of-the-line firefighting gear in either situation.
Firefighters need mobility and flexibility to meet the varied challenges of technical rescue/extrication, wildland firefighting and emergency medical operations. A whole new level of protection and breathable comfort lightens the load for long, hot active duty.
Snap into action
Modular system transforms your NFPA 1977 certfied Wildland gear into NFPA 1951 certified technical rescue gear or NFPA 1999 certified EMS gear by snapping in a GORE™ Crosstech® S/R moisture barrier on the same outer shell
Available with optional blood-borne pathogen protection
Multi-purpose shell is crafted in lightweight SIGMA™ fabric specifically designed and certified for fighting wildland fires, EMS and for technical rescue/extrication by Safety Components
Abrasion-resistant reinforcements at the knees ensure the durability
Includes real-life sizing instead of simple small-medium-large optons, proving a tailored ergonomic fit for better mobility
Traffic Accidents and Extrication ・ Wildland Firefighting ・ First Responder Operations ・Human and Animal Rescue ・ Clean up ・ Floods and Natural Disasters ・Confined Space Operations ・ Urban Search and Rescue ・ High-Angle Rescue ・Technical Assistance ・Emergency Medical Operations
VIKING Shield Field Report
Read the VIKING SHIELD field report about the new generation of multi-purpose turnout gear
Looking for better solutions for the work you do besides fighting structural fires?
Learn more about the new generation of flexible, fit-for-purpose turnout gear with multiple NFPA approvals. Comfort, performance and safety in one cost-effective solution.
Triple certified for 3-in-1 protection:Technical Rescue/Extrication - Wildland firefighting - EMS
Download the Field Report here or contact your local VIKING representative.
VIKING Shield features
Without Moisture Barrier
Without a moisture barrier, the Wildland gear is approved according to NFPA 1977 and NFPA1951
With Moisture Barrier
When the moisture barrier is snapped in it functions as Technical Rescue/Extrication gear certified according to NFPA 1951 with optional blood-borne pathogen protection or EMS gear certified according to NFPA1999.
Take ups on wrists
To provide secure closure during wildland operations.