Difference in M1967 LLCE

Friday November 27th, 2015 admin

Contract date Snap Reinforcement Sewing Type Back Webbing Drain Hole 1968 Plastic none M1956 type hard thick nylon webbing, brown none 1972 Metal none M1956 type hard thick nylon webbing, green none 1974 Metal ears and body ALICE type safety cord, green one

Authorized Protective Eyewear List Posters Collection

Friday November 27th, 2015 admin

The Authorized Protective Eyewear List (APEL) is a list of protective eyewear tested and approved by the U.S. Military for use by its soldiers. It was created in 2006 because statistics showed that about 10% of battlefield injuries at that time included eye injuries. The APEL is updated periodically and […]

Abbreviation, Meaning and Pronunciation

Thursday November 26th, 2015 admin

Abbr. Meaning Pronunciation Source ALICE All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment “alice” WIKIPEDIA APEL Authorized Protective Eyewear List N/A WIKIPEDIA ECWCS Extended Cold Weather Clothing System “ek-waks” WIKIPEDIA IIFS Individual Integrated Fighting System N/A WIKIPEDIA LINCLOE Lightweight Individual Clothing and Equipment N/A Vietnam Gear MOLLE Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment “molly” WIKIPEDIA […]

Load Carrying Belts Collection 1942 – 1995

Wednesday November 25th, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference (from top to bottom, all in medium size): Name Stock Number Belt, Pistol or Revolver M1936 (crica 1942) 74-B-265 Belt, Pistol or Revolver M1936 (crica 1945) 74-B-265 Belt, Individual Equipment M1956 (crica 1969, vertical weave) 8465-577-4925 Belt, Cartridge, M1961 (crica 1967) 8465-823-6937 Belt, Individual Equipment M1956 (crica […]

NSN Reference Part 2: NCB Code

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

NCB stands for National Codification Bureau. The NCB is the organisation, typically a government agency, in charge of maintaining the NCS database within a given country. Country NCB Code USA 00 / 01 Unassigned (USA) 02 ~ 10 NATO-standard items 11 West Germany / Germany 12 Belgium 13 France 14 Italy 15 […]

NSN Reference Part 1: FSC Code

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

Federal Supply Class (FSC) codes are used to group products into logical families for management purposes. The four-digit fields, are used to group standardization documents and their products into logical families. Similarly, Standardization Areas refer to categories for engineering technologies, disciplines, and practices that do not fall under a FSC. […]

Jungle First Aid Pouch (Vietnam War era)

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

Stock number reference: FIRST AID KIT, INDIVIDUAL FSN: 6545-823-8165 Assign Date: Unknown   Content List: Name FSN Unit QTY. Case, First Aid Kit, Empty 6545-912-0625 Ba 1  Benzalkonium Chloride Tinc. Tinted, 1:1000, 2cc 6505-299-8183 Bt 1 Sodium Chloride, Sodium Bicarbonate Mix. 4.5 gm, 2s 6505-663-2636 Pg 1 Bandage, Gauze, Compressed, […]

Marine ILBE Combat Pouch

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

Issued with ILBE GEN II backpack system, 2007. They are parts of Marine ILBE system officially. Stock number reference: Item NSN Supplier Assign Date M16/M4 Speed Reload Mag Pouch 8465-01-558-5122 Specialty Defense 2007-11-13 M16/M4 Single/Double Mag Pouch 8465-01-558-5167 Fire Force 2007-11-13 9 mm Mag Pouch 8465-01-558-5105 Eagle Industries 2007-11-13 40 […]

M1916 General Purpose Pouch

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

Stock number unknown. It’s long “handle” is to attach to the hang point on M1910/1917 haversack, the same hang point for M1910 T-handle shovel. Often used as first aid pouch.

Vietnam War Reproduction Field Gear Collection

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

ROK made Repro M1967 canteen cover Stamp just like origin   China made M1 helmet cover Stamp: “COVER, HELMET CAMOUFLAGE CONTRACT NO.8116 8465-261-6833 M&L WORKS” Phantom labeled repro M1956 M16 20rd mag pouch