Aegis Parka


The Aegis Parka is a garment designed by Nieuwe Heren to protect against urban pollution. The Aegis is made from Schoeller Ceraspace, a scally fabric far more abrasion and heat resistant then leather due to being made from ceramic particles. The inner liner consists of Schoeller PCM, a textile that contains millions of microcapsules filled with Phase Change Materials that balance out temperature extremes to achieve the wearer’s personal comfort climate. LEDs on the garment light up as a sensor measures hazardous molecules in the environment. An onboard respirator with an active carbon filter helps the wearer to breath in fresh air. The Aegis also filters the surrounding air as the suit is treated with a TiO2 (titaniumdioxide) solution which cleanses the air due to its photocatalystic properties.

This article was originally published on Tactical Fanboy. I’d consider this a disruptive technology as it incorporates several new fabric technologies and integrates an onboard respirator. As the styling is civilian in nature it could easily be put to use for combat in urban environments.

7 Responses to “Aegis Parka”

  1. Travis says:

    I saw this on TFB earlier and was disappointed at any other information on this coat. I’m particularly interested in the tech concept of air purification and how they claim to do it. I couldn’t even find a price.

  2. Sal Palma says:

    LOL I like the built in fart guard. Just a little to funky for my taste.

  3. Matt says:

    Hmm perhaps a more user friendly MOPP suit

  4. JC says:

    But will it save you when the Zombie virus goes airborne? If so, it might be worth it…
    Bigger question, does it come in multicam with molle webbing?

  5. HomeDefender says:

    Given the marketing picture, this actually looks to be targeted to the dirtbag anarchist consumer looking for “protection against urban pollution” from non-lethal crowd control tools utilized by LE. Luckily, this alone would not get the job done.

    • Jimbo says:

      Its a young person wearing it.


      Do you mistrust this random person?

    • mike says:

      I also don’t see anything particularly “dirtbag” about this very clean kid.

      Also not seeing the “made for anarchists” label on it.

      I see a pretty cool concept jacket (with an unfortunate and tacky leather pattern) that I’d like to know more about.