HyperStealth's New ECU (Elite Combat Uniform) with integrated Ion Emitter

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HyperStealth's MCU (Military Combat Uniform in their DESTEX pattern for United Arab Emirate trials) Click Images to Enlarge




(June 30, 2006, Vancouver, B.C.) HyperStealth Biotechnology Corp. discusses the new Elite Combat Uniform (ECU) style which will be used for the current limited production versions of SpecAm and Spec4ce pattern uniforms currently being printed and scheduled for assembly in July 2006. The ECU is planned to be used as a base style for the SOPAT Special Operations Pattern uniforms.

The HyperStealth DESTEX (Desert Texture) pattern in the HyperStealth MCU cut (Military Combat Uniform for regular forces) featured on this page is currently under an exclusive country evaluation license to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The DESTEX Pattern is not available to any group or person outside of the UAE license at this time.

The HyperStealth new ECU style is a combination of the MCU and a number of specific features requested by Special Operators.

The MCU-V1 Military Combat Uniform - Version 1, based on recommendations of former Green Beret's, a Special Forces Instructor and a Navy SEAL. There are no zippers on the MCU-V1, the buttons are concealed. Velcro is only used in the mandarin collar, the chest pockets and the calf pocket, all other pockets use concealed buttons. There is a large pleated back, If you raise your arms or move them far forward in firing position the pleated back expands and your sleeves remain in place. Elbow and Knee pad insert points are internal to stop sand and dirt from making their way past outside closures as used on the ACU (Army Combat Uniform). The removable pads inserted at the factory are made of a conformable foam which takes the loose shape of the users knee and elbow and are thin enough to be used in conjunction with hard shell pads. The Boonie cap is narrow brim to increase peripheral vision which can be impaired by the drooping effect of the large brim boonies. The Calf pockets are larger and expandable to allow for the hand to reach in unimpeded. Velcro was used on this pocket due to the increased movement of this region of the pocket.

The ECU, in addition to the MCU features, will also have double shoulder pockets (one Velcro closure behind the main buttoned pocket with outside Velcro backing for patches). Double chest pockets - side entry with Velcro closure and top entry Button closure, knee pad retention system (to keep the pads from slipping down). D-rings on the waist on the pants.

Version 1 of the ECU will be in 100% cotton (lightweight rip-stop for tropical and desert and twill for the heavier cotton used in urban and woodland...) as special forces and tactical teams use an arc air burning rod type of breaching tool and polyester or nylon or Poly/Cotton or Nylon/Cotton blends can melt if to close to the source, while cotton can burn it doesn't melt like synthetic fibers do. The danger of fire from entry into illegal drug-labs is also a concern for SWAT enforcement.

Integrated Ion Emitter

The ECU will also feature a negative ion emission device embedded within the collar of each jacket. The unique feature of this Negative Ion Emission device is that it does not require a power source.

Active (powered) Negative Ion Generators have been used by the U.S. Navy on all nuclear submarines since the late 1950's.

Health Canada has approved the HyperStealth "Passive Negative Ion Generator" device for increasing alertness and one branch of U.S. Special Forces began using the HyperStealth device in 2001 which has been adapted to their combat gear for performance enhancement without the side effects often associated with drugs or dietary supplements usually required for covert operations. The Patent was issued to HyperStealth's President/CEO Guy Cramer and licensed to HyperStealth in January 2004.

The material emits negative ions into the surrounding air and if close enough to the face, those emitted negative ions are inhaled. Numerous studies on air ions conclude that a higher proportions of negative ions in the air have shown improved alertness and brainwave activity.

Canadian Foreign Affairs has approved export of the HyperStealth Passive Negative Ion Generator device to civilian and military of all but a few countries on the currently under export deny orders.

The previous version of the Passive Negative Ion Generator came in small strip form, this new version will be embedded in the collar of the ECU uniform. The negative ion emission material only weighs 25 grams (1 ounce). However, the material is manufactured in small spherical pellets so actual surface area of the material embedded in the collar is equivalent to approximately 8 square meters (26 square feet). Expected lifespan is 5 years.

A large Russian study conducted over a few weeks showed at the end of the testing that the group breathing more negative ions during exercise revealed a decline in expenditure of energy by 15%, meaning 15% less energy was required to do the same task as the control group. Quicker recovery time was also noted when compared to the control group. Whereas the group exposed to more positive ions had to expend 25% more energy than the control group and took longest to recover. A 40% difference in energy expenditure between the negative ion exposed group and Positive ion exposed performance do the same task.

U.S. Air Force Negative Ion Air Exposure Study Summary:

"Subjective perceptions of psychological state, using individual 'normalcy' as standard, reflected significant differences between control and negative ion exposure groups.

Prominent perceptions reported were reductions in irritability, depression, and tenseness, and increases in calmness and stimulation associated with ion exposure.

For psychological state, negative ion exposure appeared associated with feeling better about self, less sensitive, and more responsive or innervated [energized]."

Subjective Response to Negative Air Ion Exposure. Journal of Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, (53) August 1982 p.822-823 Author: Buckalew LW & Rizzuto A

Russian Ion-Athletics Study - Translated by U.S. Naval Intelligence

In static endurance the gymnast control group had a decreased endurance after 25 days while the negative ion group showed a 46% improvement. The track and field control group’s static endurance improved 40% after 25 days while the negative ion track and field group improved by 192%.

In dynamic endurance the gymnasts had no control group but the negative ion gymnast showed an improvement of 87% over 25 days. In track and field the control group had a 24% improvement after 25 days while the negative ion group had a 240% improvement.

In reaction time the gymnast control group managed to shorten their response time by 11 milliseconds, while the gymnast negative ion group shortened theirs by 22 milliseconds. The track and field control reaction time shortened by 4.5% at the end of 25 days, while the track and field negative ion groups shortened by 16%.

The equilibrium results were 80-82% improvement after 25 days for the track and field control group, while the negative ion group improved by 145-333%.

One of the pertinent observations made after these studies was that the negative ion groups cheerfulness and vitality were increased notably, along with improvements in sleep and appetite. Studies showed that the negative ion groups also utilized vitamins B and C more effectively.

Studies done with male swimmers and boxers also showed no increase in muscle strength but negative ions dramatically improved endurance and quickness.

It is interesting to note that a recent study by Sharp Corporation concluded that their ion generators were quite effective against reducing 99% of the airborne Bird flu virus: Sharp Corporation Press Release: Ion Technology Proven Effective Against Airborne Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza

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