For 2013, Armada set out with one main goal in mind: "to build the best performing, most advanced outerwear possible." The Armada Nova Gore Tex Jacket is a part of The Vector series, which makes no compromises and delivers the performance demanded by elite athletes of winter wonderlands all over the world. With features such as a GORE-TEX® outer shell and 3M™ Thinsulate™ Insulation, it's no wonder this jacket is such a super star in the Armada line!
GORE-TEX® 2L Armada products that are engineered with GORE-TEX® product technology feature superior water and windproofing combined with optimal breathability. Armada's GORE-TEX® outerwear is guaranteed to maximize the wearer's protection and comfort.
3M™Thinsulate™ Insulation: 60g body, 40g sleeves/hood Found exclusively in Armada's Vector series, Thinsulate™ insulation will help keep you warm without the unnecessary weight or bulk. This insulation brings more freedom of movement and comfort to your clothing, making it the perfect match for lightweight GORE-TEX® products. Because the fibers in Thinsulate™ insulation are finer than fibers used in most other types of synthetic insulation, they trap more air in less space, allowing for much greater warmth.
Thermal Lining System Armada's thermal lining system was designed to enhance the performance of insulated garments by providing warmth with brushed tricot fleece panels at the upper shoulders and core, while the smooth taffeta panels provide mobility and reduce bulk for better articulation. The pit area is lined with large open mesh to conduct excess heat and moisture away from the body in the areas you generate it most.
Long Fit 2" longer than Armada's standard fit to offer a more tailored fit and feel
External access music pocket with headphones port
RF sleeve pocket and/or reretractable pass pocket
No snag mesh lined pit vents
RECCO® Avalanche Rescue System This avalanche rescue system is utilized worldwide to facilitate in the rapid location of burials. The two part reflector and detector enable rapid pinpointing using harmonic radar, but are not a substitute for transceiver use. Complementary to beacon use and avalanche training, the RECCO® system increases the chances of being found in time.
100% Seam Sealed All Armada outerwear is 100% seam sealed. Every seam is welded or taped to guarantee the waterproofing of the garment.
YKK Aquaguard® Viislon® water repellent zipper Used to seal off Armada's garments from the elements, both the AQUAGUARD® COIL and The AQUAGUARD® VISLON® have the advantage of plastic teeth that run smoother in winter weather.
Reactive Hood System with Quick-Release Tab The reactive hood system provides wearers with the ability to easily react to changing mountain weather. The system utilizes a 3-way adjustment that is easily accessible from both inside and outside the jacket with a quick release pull to instantly loosen the hood. All excess bungee stores out of your way inside the jacket.
Helmet compatible, ergonomic fixed hood system with a reinforced brim
Reactive hem with inner-pocket adjustment and quick-release tab
Microfleece chin guard
Lycra Wrist Gaiters
Adjustable and stashable powder skirt with Lycra suspension
InterGaiterFace Powder Protection System Armada's new InterGaiterFace Powder Protection (IPP) System provides a simple interface between the jacket's powder skirt and pant that will prevent upward movement so it won't ride up and will stay in place all day long.