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The BARS Gorka is a battledress of Russian origin.[5][6][7]


Overview

The Gorka uniform manufactured by the Russian company BARS (Boevoe ARmejskoe Snarjazhenie, Russian: Боевое АРмейское Снаряжение meaning Combat Army Equipment) is one of the many derivatives of the famous Soviet gorka suit. The suit is designed to be loose fitting and is windproof and waterproof. Following the traditional gorka concept, the BARS gorka is also made of tent canvas, although it is a modernised design including reinforcing pads. It is a multiseason garment and can be used in various climates.

Variants

Gorka-2

The most distinctive feature of the Gorka-2 are its four large frontal pockets on the jacket. The suit is fastened by a zipper and also has a collar-stand with a pocket with a zipper and a hood in it, two-layer back flap, protecting the shoulder area from getting wet, ergonomic folds on the sleeves. The volume at the waist and bottom is pulled together by a cord.

The trousers are of overalls type with the apron and straps being of elastic bands. The trousers have five pockets, two frontal pockets on the thighs, one on the apron and likely two on the rear side; they also have rear reinforcement pad.[8][9][10][11]

Gorka-3

The Gorka-3 lacks the chest pockets of Gorka-2 and has two tilted hip pockets. It is fastened by buttons and has sleeve pockets closed by velcro flaps and one internal pocket. The jacket has a drawstring hem and hood region with cord locks to seal out wind and moisture, and the hood is equipped with a bill to offer shade from the sun and to shield from rain. There are elastic cuff closures and elastic bands at the arms to prevent the sail effect of strong gusts of wind.

The trousers feature a button fly, belt loops, suspender loops and an elasticized waist. The trouser legs have elastic cuffs, and bands at calf level to prevent sail effect from winds. The legs feature an internal gaiter with ties that can be worn inside the boots to seal out sand, gravel, snow, or other debris.

All wear points at the elbows, knees, shoulders, and hood are reinforced with contrasting panels to break up the wearers outline and offer increased weather and wear resistance.

The Gorka-3 is also designated as Gorka-3K.[14][15]

Gorka-4

Russian Spetsnaz Mountain Suit Anorak by Bars. Gorka 4 complements the range of modern Russian spetsnaz mountain Gorka storm suits which became widespread in units of the Russian Army and internal troops.

The suit consists of anorak jacket with hood and pants with suspenders. Loose-fitting for unrestrained movement & extra layers of clothing. Made of a dense base layer of cotton, in the style of the old Plash Palatka rain capes, combined with reinforcing strong polycotton fabric in all hard wearing areas. Elastics on the sides and wrists of jacket and on the waist and around the calves of pants that provides the best fit of the suit and lesser wind resistance. Entrances to side pockets are protected by special strap.[1]

Front pocket for documents. Reinforcing fabric on sleeves of jacket is made in a form of pockets whihc can be used for placing elbow protection pads inside. Adjustable hood with visor. Pants have two side cargo pockets, two rear and two in side seam. Bottom of the trousers has straps, lockable in 3 positions.

These suits can be seen on the machine gunners of air assault team, on FSB security officer, and Special Forces sniper detachment of Internal troops - everybody certainly like this successful thing that has become a symbol of belonging to the workers of the war. Military Intelligence Magazine. [16][17][18]

Gallery

Videos

In popular culture

Media

Notes

Date

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Gorka-3 (might actually be Gorka R???) 2011
Grand Theft Auto V The Gorka-4 is featured 2013
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare The Gorka-4 is worn by the Korean People's Army 2014
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered The Gorka-4 is featured 2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story The Gorka-3 is worn by the Rebel troopers[20][21][22] 2016
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare The Gorka-4 is worn by Spetsnaz operators[23] 2019

References

  1. http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Russian-costume-Gorka-3-Woodland-special-forces-FSB-VDV-size-52-3-/231796894027?nma=true&si=psu82v2MOdVSj4Ash%252Bw9E7i31J8%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
  2. http://samostok.ru/en/content/gorka-3-khaki-summer-made-bars
  3. http://www.britainfirst.org/beheadings-and-islamist-stabbings-up-11-fold-in-five-years-report/
  4. https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2015/12/02/islamic-state-releases-video-claiming-to-kill-russian-spy
  5. https://russomilitare.com/product/goka-3-bars-russian-military-uniform-suit
  6. https://kula-tactical.com/gorka-suit/
  7. https://trofey.ru/catalog/odezhda/odezhda_muzhskaya/kostyumy_muzhskie/kostyum_zimniy_gorka_polukombinezon_/
  8. http://www.ebay.com/itm/121093171965
  9. https://ra-airsoft.com/clothes/summer-suits/gorka-suits/suit-gorka-2.html
  10. https://www.google.bg/imgres?imgurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.profarmy.ru%2Fimages%2Fphoto%2F3842_1332146319_1_p.jpg&imgrefurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.profarmy.ru%2Fbuy%2F208141%2FKostyum-Gorka-2-Bars.html&docid=FJ_CmMGx5ZjzLM&tbnid=OvsJyAKzFh0mnM%3A&vet=10ahUKEwi-67Hzlt7SAhUDUhQKHTuzBBgQMwgZKAEwAQ..i&w=211&h=600&bih=891&biw=1680&q=%D0%B3%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BA%D0%B0%202%20%D0%B1%D0%B0%D1%80%D1%81&ved=0ahUKEwi-67Hzlt7SAhUDUhQKHTuzBBgQMwgZKAEwAQ&iact=mrc&uact=8#h=600&imgrc=OvsJyAKzFh0mnM:&vet=10ahUKEwi-67Hzlt7SAhUDUhQKHTuzBBgQMwgZKAEwAQ..i&w=211
  11. http://voentorg37.ru/odezhda/%D0%B3%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%BA%D0%B0-2
  12. http://www.profarmy.ru/buy/208366/Kalsoni-22-0340-PBK.html
  13. http://www.farpost.ru/vladivostok/sport/tourism/clothes/dars-kostjum-gorka-2-chernyj-22054984.html
  14. http://www.specialrussianshop.com/product_info.php?products_id=657
  15. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Russian-Bars-Gorka-3K-Autumn-Partizan-Camo-Suit-Spetsnaz-Stalker-Metro-2033-/252539728623
  16. http://thesovietrussia.com/gorka-4-partizan-russian-military-bdu-suit-anorak-autumn-pattern
  17. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Russian-Army-BARS-GORKA-4-FROG-Partizan-Autumn-Special-Forces-Camo-Suit-/291711576223?nma=true&si=psu82v2MOdVSj4Ash%252Bw9E7i31J8%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
  18. https://kula-tactical.com/gorka-4
  19. https://www.google.bg/imgres?imgurl=http%3A%2F%2Fweapon.moscow%2Fimage%2Fcache%2Fcatalog%2FItems%2Fgorka_3_bars-9-500x500.jpg&imgrefurl=http%3A%2F%2Fweapon.moscow%2Fsuit-gorka-3&docid=TR-NKhPomBRKyM&tbnid=1LW6_cbGB2au6M%3A&vet=1&w=500&h=500&bih=891&biw=1680&q=gorka%204%20bars&ved=0ahUKEwjv0N7Z9OzQAhWJcRQKHSi5CA04rAIQMwgNKAswCw&iact=mrc&uact=8#h=500&vet=1&w=500
  20. https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/2487098.main_image.jpg&imgrefurl=https://www.thesun.co.uk/archives/news/103208/in-the-wars/&h=1000&w=1500&tbnid=ynJUty2BBH-2OM&tbnh=183&tbnw=275&usg=__IM9sebpp_4ReUUY_sFBCGQ-0bjw=&hl=en&docid=g-JjwJpa7BmXYM
  21. https://thecantina.starwarsnewsnet.com/index.php?threads/rebel-uniforms-and-combat-equipment-in-rogue-one.8784/
  22. http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=872202&sid=c95f56d2f74fe9ca760e651e4a182823
  23. https://youtu.be/y0jN3no6TJ0?t=137
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