Camouflage condoms for SA soldiers

2013-04-18 12:32
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Pretoria - South African soldiers have a new camouflaged weapon in their arsenal, according to a report on Thursday.

Volksblad reported that the bright blue, shiny packet with the familiar grey condoms is being replaced by camouflage packaging.

The SA Military Health Service (SAMHS) said only the packaging has changed, and the design is unique to the stock packaged for the defence force.

Condoms are dished out to soldiers – along with a lecture on morality – before they are deployed, according to the report.

Namibian soldiers have been receiving camouflage-pack condoms for the last five years and theirs come in three different scents while the South African versions are unscented.

Soldiers are also known to use condoms to cover their rifle barrels in dusty conditions.

 

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