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 […]

Woodland Camouflage Nylon Poncho

Wednesday December 28th, 2016 admin

Use with Woodland Camouflage Poncho Liner.   Stock Number Reference: Poncho, Wet Weather, Coated Nylon, Woodland Camouflage NSN: 8405-01-100-0976 Assign Date: 1980-08-28

Cold Weather Sleeping Mat (Modern)

Sunday October 30th, 2016 admin

Mat pad for field camping use. Size: 76″×18″   Stock Number Reference: Mat, Sleeping, Cold Weather NSN: 8465-01-109-3369 Assign Date: 1981-03-13