[Repost] The Baldwin Articles – Ponchos And Shelters

Wednesday November 30th, 2016 admin

Source: Soldier Systems Daily Author: LTC Terry Baldwin This is about effective tactical shelters that I have used in the field including various military issue ponchos, tarps and the Ecotat Multipurpose System. I recognize that today there are quite a few other potential options available but I’m going to stick with […]

Lightweight Rucksack (1965 Ver.)

Monday November 28th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Rucksack, Lightweight FSN: 8465-782-3248 Assign Date: Unknown Stock Number Reference: Components Nomenclature FSN Qty. Frame, Field Pack 8465-782-3249 1 Strap, Webbing 8465-782-3250 1 Field Pack, Lightweight 8465-782-2113 1   Accessories Nomenclature FSN Cover, Field Pack, Camouflage 8465-270-0414 Rifle Butt Pocket And Strap Assembly 8465-782-2779 Shelf, Cargo Support 8465-782-6722

[Repost] Terry Baldwin – Random Gear Thoughts

Saturday November 26th, 2016 admin

Source: Soldier Systems Daily Author: LTC Terry Baldwin Based on comments made recently about photos of some earnest but not necessarily squared away individuals I thought it might be an appropriate time to share some “Random Gear Thoughts”. Much of this was originally something I wrote to a friend about to […]

M17A2 Protective Gas Mask

Sunday November 13th, 2016 admin

Enhanced from M17A1 Protective Gas Mask, the resuscitation tube was removed.   Stock Number Reference: Mask, Protective, Field, M17A2 Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 4240-01-143-2017 1982-11-29 Small 4240-01-143-2018 1982-11-29 Medium 4240-01-143-2019 1982-11-29 Large 4240-01-143-2020 1982-11-29