Conforming the US Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS). Level 7 Winter Jacket is a final, outer insulation layer for use in extreme cold weather. The Climashield® Apex™ insulation keeps user warm in any conditions. The LVL7 Jacket can be worn with any lower (as per ECWCS) level layers: Base Layers 1 & 2, fleeces, shells, etc. Insulation is hydrophobic – dries quickly if wet. Outer Nylon shell protects the insulation from wind and water, while allows breathing. Collar houses the capacious hood, adjustable by drawstrings accesible from chest pockets. The hood pocket is zippered with a two-way zipper. This is important to allow access to the hood without having to doff the heavy gloves. Soft, fleece lining of the hood enhances the wearing comfort and prevents from abrasions. Two fleece-lined breast pockets protect the hands from frost-bites. Large side pockets zippers allow access even while wearing heavy mittens. The Level 7 Jacket is easily compressed, without loosing any of its insulation properties. The Level 7 is available in several colors to match the operational terrain – both in the open, and in urban areas.