Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology
Also known as JSLIST, it is simply a hooded jacket and trousers made of special lightweight fabric that soldiers can wear over their regular uniforms. They also don overboots, protective rubber gloves and a mask
The suit is made of a water-repellent nyloncotton shell laminated to layers of carbon spheres that absorb chemical and biological agents and are bonded to a knit back
Iraq's toxic options
Iraq has possessed both chemical and biological agents, but U.S. war planners think Saddam is more likely to attack with the former because they act faster to debilitate soldiers....