300 Gas masks for military
We’ve bought 300 gas masks and filters and distributed 165 of them to different military units:
Ukrainian National Assembly - Ukrainian National Self Defense Organization - 80 pcs
Territorial Defense of Kyiv - 10 pcs
95th Commando Battalion - 24 pcs
National Police - 5 pcs
Defense Intelligence of Ukraine - 16 pcs
Ukrainian Spec. Ops. Forces - 50 pcs
Unit A3449 - 20 pcs
Gas masks are important means of protection for a lot of reasons. Some of them are listed below.
Russians have already used the prohibited phosphorus bombs against our people . Burning white phosphorus produces a hot, dense, white smoke consisting mostly of phosphorus pentoxide in aerosol form. Field concentrations are usually harmless, but at high concentrations the smoke can cause temporary irritation to the eyes, mucous membranes of the nose, and respiratory tract. The smoke is more dangerous in enclosed spaces, where it can cause asphyxiation and permanent respiratory damage .
According to the US Intelligence, Russia could use chemical attacks against Ukraine .
Ukraine as an agrarian country uses ammonia as a fertilizer. If the ammonia warehouses are attacked by accident or deliberately, it will turn into a chemical disaster .