The GSAK provides the Soldier with improved protection from flame and thermal threats as well as providing counter-surveillance protection, increased multi-climate protection and enhanced comfort.
The Ghillie Suit Accessory Kit (GSAK) Upgrade provides surveillance units and snipers with various camouflage multifunctional materials. They can construct, repair and modify Ghillie Suits to meet unique mission and climatic requirements. The upgrade kit consists of universal netting, over whites, flame-resistant jute, nylon cord, sewing kit, camo-pack, zip ties, dye packs, seam grip, Cordura™, nylon webbing, Fas-tex fasteners, gun sleeve, hook and loop, and suspenders. They are used to fabricate and maintain one Ghillie Suit. The GSAK upgrade affords the Soldier enhanced agility, multi-system operability and anti-odor/anti-microbial properties.