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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Polish Army PRS-1 First Aid Pack

SPECOPS has been working on this new kit for two years in order to provide Polish Army medics with a top of the line organizational pack.The PRS-1 First Aid pack is manufactured with high grade 770 Denier Cordura Nylon with IRR properties.

SPECOPS PRS-1 First Aid Pack
The interior includes a three level vertical storage system in the main compartment with individual pouches with a quick pull strap on each for a swift unload. The flap also is equipped with interior netting to provide for additional storage with items secured in place. On the exterior a hidden slot is provided under the a velcro flap at the top of the pack to slide in admin notes or other quick access items. Another pocket is provided at the bottom rear of the pack for additional loading. A port is provided at the top of the pack for a hydration tube. 

The first medic packs were provided to the elite special forces JW 2305 GROM stationed in Afghanistan utilizing the MultiCam camouflage as in the product photos seen here. Over 100 more packs were provided to 1st Special commando after initial testing was complete and over 250 packs are now in use by Polish forces. 

PRS-1 Medicao Pack

MEDLINE SA, another Polish company provided their medical combat expertise in helping to design the pack. The PRS-1 is now the standard issue medical Backpack. Current versions are available in Polish wz. 93 Pantera camouflage, Coyote Brown, and Black. It comes complete with shoulder straps and hip belt for a comfortable carry. It also is loaded with MOLLE compatible webbing to extend the storage capability with additional medic pouches. 

A larger medical technician backpack in the works known as the PRM-1 which is undergoing combat field testing in Afghanistan. Both packs fall under the SPECOPS SMS Medical System line of equipment which also includes stretchers, evacuation lanyards, individual first-aid kits.