Battle Dress Uniform (BDU)

Friday January 1st, 2016 admin

Also known as “M81”. Issue since 1981 till today. Stock Number Reference: Coat, Hot Weather, Woodland, Camouflage Pattern; Combat Assigned Date: 1979-12-10 Chest Sz / Height Sz XX-SHORT X-SHORT SHORT REGULAR LONG X-SMALL 8415-01-084-1639 8415-01-084-1640 SMALL 8415-01-084-1653 8415-01-084-1641 8415-01-084-1642 8415-01-084-1643 8415-01-084-1644 MEDIUM 8415-01-084-1654 8415-01-084-1645 8415-01-084-1646 8415-01-084-1647 8415-01-084-1648 LARGE 8415-01-084-1655 8415-01-084-1649 […]

Collapsible Intrenching Tool

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown two circa 1980s and 1990s.   Stock Number Reference: Entrenching Tool, Hand, Folding, Lightweight NSN: 5120-00-878-5932 Assign Date: 1967-09-13

PASGT Body Armor

Wednesday November 18th, 2015 admin

The first Kevlar protective equipment of US Armed forces. Protective Level: NIJ IIIA Stock Number Reference: BODY ARMOR,FRAGMENTATION PROTECTIVE Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 8470-01-092-8497 1980-04-05 Small 8470-01-092-8498 1980-04-05 Medium 8470-01-092-8499 1980-04-05 Large 8470-01-092-8500 1980-04-05 X-Large 8470-01-092-8501 1980-04-05 XX-Large 8470-01-424-5392 1996-01-03 XXX-Large 8470-01-425-9686 1996-01-03 XXXX-Large 8470-01-425-9734 1996-01-03   Cover (6-Color […]

IIFS Load Bearing Vest Subsystem

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

IIFS means Individual Integrated Fighting System, it’s load bearing vest subsystem consists of rifleman vest and grenadier vest. The rifleman vest has capacity for 6 M16 rifle magazines, and the grenadier vest can hold 14 40*46mm HE grenades and 4 special purpose 40mm grenades. The rifleman vest was field-tested in later 1980’s, […]

Stainless Mess Kit: Pan Kit, Fork, Spoon & Knife (1989)

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

Use since 1942, the shown set dated 1989. Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assign Date PAN, MESS KIT 7350-00-242-5110 Unknown FORK, FIELD MESS 7340-00-243-5391 Unknown SPOON, FIELD MESS 7340-00-243-5390 Unknown KNIFE, FIELD MESS 7340-00-240-7436 Unknown

SDU-5/E Distress Light Marker

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference: LIGHT MARKER, DISTRESS, SDU-5/E FSN: 6230-067-5209 NSN: 6230-00-067-5209 Assign Date: Unknown   Batteries: Name NSN Assign Date BATTERY, NON-RECHARGEABLE, BA-1574/U 6135-00-073-8939 Unknown BATTERY, NON-RECHARGEABLE, ALKALINE, K-304 6135-00-877-1659 1967-08-16   Accessories: Name NSN Assign Date FLASHGUARD 6230-00-401-2285 1969-11-19 FILTER, SIGNAL LIGHT 6210-00-783-5713 1968-02-19 CABLE ASSEMBLY, POWER, ELECTRICAL, BRANCHED 5995-01-335-3369 1991-03-07

All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment (ALICE)

Friday November 13th, 2015 admin

Also named “M1972” before 1974, consists of load-carrying system and rucksacks. Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assigned Date Belt, Individual Equipment, M-1972 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-1 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-2 (M-1956 type brass buckle) 8465-00-001-6488 (Medium) 8465-00-001-6487 (Large) 1972-09-24 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-1 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-2 (Gray flat plastic […]