A new, cooler hybrid uniform for outfield training will be given to soldiers in all Singapore Armed Forces army combat units by the end of the year. The long-sleeved top, with a T-shirt-like material for the body and sleeves made of pixelised fabric used in the standard No. 4 uniform, helps to reduce the risk of heat injuries.
It is designed to be worn with soldiers' load-bearing vests during activities such as combat physical training and outfield exercises.
Servicemen will still be required to don the No. 4 uniform for other routine activities. All soldiers in the 3rd and 6th Battalions of the Singapore Infantry Regiment have been given two sets of the new uniforms.
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