Defence & Professional

Personal protective equipment

Protective suits for defence and professional

We put your safety first - and that goes for our complete range of products - from the basic foam lifejacket, to the most advanced anti-exposure suit. No exceptions.

After all, personal protective equipment is the last line of defence when it comes to enduring and surviving the many perils that face professional operators across the most demanding applications of the seven seas.

Our PPE - your safety at sea

VIKING has the most comprehensive range of personal protective equipment for any application and while our commitment to safety is realized through a proactive focus on quality and performance, VIKING is about design, features, comfort and style, too.

In fact, it's the sum of excellence across all these factors that drive our unmatched value proposition.

To this day, VIKING PPE is a true brand of choice among leading defence and professional operators including navies and special forces, water and airborne SAR service and law enforcement professionals all over the world.

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    Immersion suits for defence and professional operators

    Developed in close cooperation with users and customers and selected by navies worldwide, VIKING YouSafeTM immersion suits comply with all the latest regulations and provide excellent thermal protection, in-water performance, a good ergonomic fit and excellent durability.

    Unbeatable quality

    VIKING YouSafeTM immersion suits are made from the best materials and individually tested to the highest standards that one would expect from a world leading manufacturer of life-saving equipment.

    With several different styles, ranging from basic Neoprene suits to cutting-edge PU coated Nylon models - with or without integrated buoyancy, VIKING YouSafeTM offers the most comprehensive range of any supplier.

    Ice cold performance

    VIKING is the uncontested global leader in maritime safety solutions for use in Polar regions and our PPE is no exception. Tested for donning and storage down to -60o C, our top-of-the-line Polar immersion suits are sure to perform under live Arctic conditions.

    Key features of VIKING immersion suits

    • Comply with all the latest regulations
    • Provide excellent thermal protection and in-water performance
    • Good ergonomic fit
    • Excellent durability
    • High-visibility colours
    • Extended zippers for comfort and minimal water ingress
    • Detachable gloves to ease donning
    • Reinforced anti-slip soles for durability and safety
    • Designed and produced in-house at VIKING's facilities

    VIKING YouSafeTM Blizzard
    VIKING YouSafe Blizzard, Polar immersion suit from VIKING

    VIKING lifejackets for any requirement

    Our comprehensive range of VIKING YouSafeTM lifejackets combine performance and comfort with maximum personal protection at sea. Choose from a variety of models, buoyancy options, inflation systems and feature combinations suitable for different applications - all crafted to perform in demanding maritime environments.

    VIKING YouSafeTM foam and inflatable lifejackets

    While our VIKING YouSafeTM foam lifejackets provide intuitive donning, great protection and performance in an emergency - along with easy repacking and storage when not in use - our inflatable models promise second to none ergonomic comfort and freedom of movement during extended wear.

    Your life - your lifejacket

    VIKING YouSafeTM inflatable lifejackets apply a modular design philosophy that includes a contemporary 'fitted' look, striking the perfect balance between protection, in-demand design elements and performance enhancing features.

    VIKING YouSafeTM Elite
    VIKING YouSafe Elite, inflatable lifejacket

    Anti-exposure suits

    Made from waterproof, highly durable and breathable GORE-TEX® NARVIKTM fabric, the new generation of VIKING YouSafeTM anti-exposure suits lets you work hard and stay safe under extreme maritime conditions.

    Work hard. Stay safe

    Dual-approved, fitted and ergonomically enhanced, our suits are designed for constant wear performance across multiple tough naval and professional applications. Beyond excellent protection, they offer great comfort, flexibility and freedom of movement.

    Tailor made performance with extreme ergonomics

    VIKING YousafeTM anti-exposure suits come in versions with or without integrated buoyancy. With a variety of lining choices and a wealth of features, the suits represent a major upgrade and an ideal replacement for several individual items of protective gear.

    For the rugged professional

    Our suits are an all time favorite among navy ship FRB, RIB and MES teams, special forces, coast guard operators, maritime law enforcement, waterborn pre-hospital and firefighting services, lifeguards and all other rugged maritime professionals.

    VIKING YouSafeTM Hurricane+
    VIKING YouSafe Hurricane+ anti-exposure suit with integrated inflatable buoyancy

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    Global service and support

    VIKING offers a unique OEM approach to service and support. Operating out of 288 servicing stations worldwide, our teams of in-house trained and certified technicians have the experience, flexibility and competencies to deliver the right solution for any project.

    We control the entire service value chain, ensuring that our customers can always expect unmatched efficiency, flexibility and quality.  

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    Training included

    VIKING operates a number of state-of-the-art safety training academies supporting not only our industry leading maritime and offshore business areas, but also our defence and professional clients.

    Our VIKING Safety Academy provides operations and maintenance courses with practical training, e-learning and specialized courses. And training is included when you invest in VIKING Norsafe boat solutions.

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    Reduce costs and hassle of safety training
    - choose VIKING Safety Academy

    With a mix of land-based training facilities and e-learning software,
    VIKING Safety Academy offers unbeatable value for money.

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    The world's strongest lifeboat service solution

    VIKING offers a unique OEM approach to multibrand servicing and
    helps you streamline and simplify safety compliance through:

       ○ extensive global service network
       ○ 24/7 support
       ○ choice of service agreements

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    >> Find your local VIKING office

    >> Send an email to VIKING-Norsafe@viking-life.com