Saunders’ Snake Bit Kit (Vietnam War)

Friday December 8th, 2017 admin

Usage (print inside the lid): Apply toruniquet at once, placing it between body and bite. Loosen tourniquet every 15 minutes for a few second (about 10 seconds). Apply iodine to area around bite. Paint lancet blade with iodine. Make single longitudinal (long axis) incision ¼ inch deep over each fang […]

Modular Sleep System

Sunday November 12th, 2017 admin

Shown set contract number dated 2003.   Stock Number Reference: Modular Sleep Bag NSN: 8465-01-445-6274 Assign Date: 1997-06-09   Components: Nomenclature NSN Assign Date Sleeping Bag, Patrol 8465-01-398-0685 1994-10-24 Sleeping Bag, Intermediate Cold Weather 8465-01-398-0687 1994-10-24 Stuff Sack, Compression 8465-01-398-5428 1994-11-04 Bivy Cover 8465-01-416-8517 1995-07-26

Ball Whistle

Sunday November 12th, 2017 admin

Shown three dated 1971, 1989 and 2010   Stock Number Reference: Whistle, Ball FSN: 8465-254-8803 NSN: 8465-00-254-8803 Assign Date: Unknown

M19 7×50 Binocular (1977)

Tuesday October 10th, 2017 admin

The M19, made for the US Army, is an unusual binocular. It employs a modular design, with interchangeable, pre-collimated, parts intended to simplify field servicing. The prism cluster is collimated in the factory using a reference jig and then cemented together. The objective and eyepiece assemblies are precision made to […]

Medical Instrument and Supply Set Case No.8 (1979)

Saturday June 3rd, 2017 admin

Stock Number Reference: Case, Medical Instrument and Supply Set, Nonrigid, No.8 NSN: 6545-00-823-8165 (Inherited from M2 Jungle First Aid Pouch) Assign Date: Unknown   Content list: NSN Nomenclature Qty. Unit 6545-00-180-6239 Insert, First Aid Kit Case, Plastic, Olive Drab 1 ea 6505-00-914-3593 Povidone-Iodine, Solution, NF, 10%, 1/2 oz 1/50 bx 6508-00-110-1473 […]

Shelter Half Tent (Modern)

Saturday May 27th, 2017 admin

Stock Number Reference: Shelter Half, Tent, w/ Pins And Poles NSN: 8340-01-026-6096 Assign Date: 1976-08-28 Components: Nomenclature NSN Assign Date Shelter Half, Tent 8340-00-577-4168 Unknown Pin, Tent, Aluminum, 9″ 8340-00-261-9749 Unknown Pole Section, Tent 8340-00-223-7849 Unknown

Shelter Half Tent (1961)

Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 admin

Two halves make a whole tent. Shown set circa 1961. Use with three-section wooden pole and five tent pins (pegs).   Stock Number Reference: Nomenclature FSN Assign Date Shelter Half, Tent 8340-262-3657 Unknown Pin, Tent, Aluminum, 9″ 8340-261-9749 Unknown Pole Section, Tent 8340-223-7849 Unknown

M-1924 First Aid Packet Pouch (1941)

Saturday March 25th, 2017 admin

Slightly smaller in vertical size than common M-1942 First Aid Packet Pouch.   Stock Number Reference: Pocket, First Aid Packet, M-1942 Army Stock Number: 74-P-257

AN/PRC-126/128 Radio

Sunday March 12th, 2017 admin

The AN/PRC-128 is a short range, handheld tactical radio for use primarily by Air Force guards and special operations teams. It was not intended for Army combat use. AN/PRC-128 is a lightweight, militarized transceiver providing two-way, voice-communications. The radio covers the frequency range of 30-87.975 megahertz or 130 – 173.9875 […]

RT-278(A)/URC-10 Survival Radio

Monday March 6th, 2017 admin

Also known as “RT-10” (Receiver/Transmitter 10). Used as survival radio by pilots and SOF operatives during the Vietnam War. This radio has an extension cable for the BA-1387 Mercury battery, to keep it warm in cold conditions.   Battery: BA-1387/U (FSN: 6135-889-1485) Working Frequency: 243 MHz Only Output Power: 200 mW […]