Metal Radio Packboard (Vietnam War)

Saturday December 9th, 2017 admin

Mounted on Lightweight Rucksack frame, it’s two support shelves and four fastener strips can carry AN/PRC-25/77 radio on the upper shelf and KY-38 encryption device or spare battery on lower shelf.   Stock Number Reference: Modification Kit, Packboard, Radio Carrying FSN: 8465-935-4737 Assign Date: 1967-12-13

Plywood Packboard and Accessories (1944 & 1951)

Tuesday January 10th, 2017 admin

Plywood Packboard Packboard, Plywood Army Stock Number: 74-P-27-20   1944 dated (with packboard attachment and quick release strips):   1951 dated (with lashing rope):   Manual sheet:   Quick release shoulder strip buckle:   Collapsible attachment ring: Plywood Packboard Accessories Stock Number Reference: Nomenclature Army Stock Number ATTACHMENT, PACKBOARD, PLYWOOD […]

Individual Load Carrying Universal Sling (1964)

Saturday October 15th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Sling, Universal, Individual Load Carrying FSN: 8465-753-3257 Assign Date: Unknown   Manual: FM 21-15 “Care and Use of Individual Clothing and Equipment”

General Purpose Carrying Strap

Saturday October 15th, 2016 admin

Widely-used adjustable strap with spring hook on the ends. From top to below: 1945, 1950, 1963, 1983, 1996.   Stock Number Reference: Strap, Carrying, General Purpose Army Stock Number FSN NSN 74-S-333-50 8465-634-2808 8465-00-634-2808

MOLLE II Hydration System (Universal Camouflage)

Wednesday July 27th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: MOLLE, Hydration System NSN: 8465-01-525-5531 Assign Date: 2004-11-16 Components: Name Qty NSN Assign Date MOLLE, Bladder, Hydration System 1 8465-01-519-2304 2004-04-19 MOLLE, Carrier, Hydration System 1 8465-01-524-8362 2005-02-01

M1912 Cavalry Ration Bags

Wednesday May 18th, 2016 admin

The M1912 Ration Bags were part of the failed experimental 1912 Cavalry Equipment. Consisting of two bags, they were used to carry rations for the cavalryman’s horse. The two bags laced together and could be worn on the back with the two front straps attached to the cartridge belt. Though […]

MOLLE II Large Field Pack Set (Universal Camouflage)

Wednesday April 27th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: MOLLE, Field Pack, Large, Set NSN: 8465-01-523-6276 Assign Date: 2005-02-01 Components: Name Qty NSN Assign Date MOLLE, Ruck, Large 1 8465-01-524-5285 2005-02-01 MOLLE, Pack, Frame 1 8465-01-524-8368 2005-02-01 MOLLE, Waistbelt, Molded 1 8456-01-524-7232 2005-02-01 MOLLE, Pouch, Sustainment 2 8465-01-524-7226 2005-02-01 MOLLE, Pouch, Radio 1 8465-01-524-7684 2005-02-01 MOLLE, […]

MOLLE II Medium Rucksack Set (Universal Camoflage, early version)

Wednesday April 27th, 2016 admin

Early version with no “US” stamp on the front top.   Stock Number Reference: MOLLE , Rucksack Set, (Medium) MCN (Manage Control Number): 8465-01-F00-8677 Assign Date: circa 2006 NSN: 8465-01-592-7700 Assign Date: 2011-03-18 Components: Name Qty NSN Assign Date Pack, Rucksack, (Medium) 1 8465-01-592-7850 2011-03-18 Belt Waist, Rucksack 1 8465-01-592-7708 […]

M1928 Haversack

Friday April 22nd, 2016 admin

The M-1928 haversack was directly evolved from the M-1910 haversack which differed in only a few details. These packs were carried by American infantry (and other arms and services) from before World War I through World War II. Shown set circa 1943. Although widely used, the M1928 pack was very impractical […]

M1910 Haversack (Second Pattern)

Thursday April 21st, 2016 admin

Also known as “Doughboy Pack”. The M1910 Pack consisted of three separate items designed as an integrated system: the haversack, meatcan pouch and pack carrier. The haversack could nonetheless be worn without the meatcan pouch and pack carrier, but its provided very limited strowage space. All components were made of […]

Marine Nylon M1941 Haversack

Wednesday March 2nd, 2016 admin

The last version of Marine M1941 pack series, and seems no nylon knapsack (cargo pack) or nylon M1941 suspenders. It was replaced by M1967 USMC individual equipment system (not M-1967 LLCE). The hook on the middle bottom was removed on shown one.   Stock Number Reference: Field Pack, Canvas, Combat FSN: […]

Radio Manpack w/ Frame (Vietnam war era)

Monday February 1st, 2016 admin

Stock number unknown. said to be fit for Collins military radio, I found that Collins manufactured AN/PRC-41 using the same manpack frame (just the same pack frame for mountain ruck) , but still the small pack didn’t match PRC-41’s size. Maybe this manpack was produced for PRC-25/77. The support shelf can […]