AFH-1 Helicopter Helmet (1968)

Saturday June 8th, 2019 admin

In 1962 the Army began developing an improved version of the APH-5. Combat experience in Vietnam led the Army to develop a flight helmet with better ballistic protection. Introduced in 1965, the new Anti-fragmentation Flight Helmet, or AFH-1, was fielded. Whereas the APH-5 was standard issue throughout the Army, the […]

Combat Vehicle Crew’s (CVC) T56-6 Helmet

Tuesday October 9th, 2018 admin

Intergrated with MK-525/G or MK-1036/G headset-microphone kit. Ballistic-protective nylon main body.   Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Combat Vehicle Crewman’s, T56-6 Data Item with MK-525/G with MK-1039/G Assign Date Unknown 1967-01-16 FSN Size Regular 8415-082-2066 8415-926-9991 Size Large 8415-082-2067 8415-926-9992

Combat Vehicle Crew’s (CVC) Body Armor (1987)

Thursday October 4th, 2018 admin

Stock Number Reference: Body Armor, Fragmentation Protective, Undergarment, Combat, Vehicle Crew’s Assign Date: 1981-04-03 Size-NSN Sheet Chest Sz / Height Sz SHORT REGULAR LONG X-SMALL 8470-01-110-6102 8470-01-110-6103 SMALL 8470-01-110-6104 8470-01-110-6108 MEDIUM 8470-01-110-6105 8470-01-110-6109 LARGE 8470-01-110-6106 8470-01-110-6110 X-LARGE 8470-01-110-6107 8470-01-110-6111

ESAPI Plates

Monday October 23rd, 2017 admin

Protective Level: NIJ IV, shown set date Jan, 2008   Stock Number Reference: Enhanced Small-Arms Protective Insert (E-SAPI) Plate Assign Date: 2004-05-25 Size NSN X-Small 8470-01-520-7360 Small 8470-01-520-7370 Medium 8470-01-520-7373 Large 8470-01-520-7385 X-Large 8470-01-520-7382

M69 Body Armor for ARVN

Saturday September 9th, 2017 admin

In 1970, RVNAF (Republic of Viet-Nam Armed Force) was issued US made body armor in same design but much smaller. Shown one size Medium.   Stock Number Reference: Armor, Body Fragmentation Protective, w/ ¾ Collar (RVNAF) Size FSN Assign Date Small 8470-144-5797 Unknown Medium 8470-144-5798 Unknown Large 8470-144-5804 Unknown

Marine M-1953 Lower Torso Armor

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 admin

Stuffed with ballistic nylon.   Stock Number Reference: Armor, Body, Fragmentation Protective, Lower Torso, M-53 Assign Date: unknown Size FSN Small 8470-576-4190 Medium 8470-576-4191 Large 8470-576-4192

Vietnam War Body Armors

Sunday December 18th, 2016 admin

Name FSN M-1952A Body Armor 8415-261-SIZE M-69 Body Armor Gen 1 8470-823-SIZE M-69 Body Armor Gen 2 8470-122-SIZE Aircrew Body Armor (a.k.a.”Chicken Plate”) 8470-935-SIZE Variable Body Armor 8470-141-SIZE Marine M-1955 Body Armor Gen 2 8470-576-SIZE

Marine M-1955 Body Armor (2nd Pattern)

Monday July 18th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Armor, Body, Fragmentation Protective, Upper Torso, (w/Collar, M-1955) Size FSN Assign Date X-Small Unknown Small Unknown Medium 8470-576-4194 Unknown Large 8470-576-4195 Unknown X-Large 8470-576-4193 Unknown

Sun, Wind and Dust Goggle (SWDG)

Tuesday January 5th, 2016 admin

The goggle consists of an injection molded rubber frame with a polyurethane foam backing with a skin that contacts the face. The rubber frame holds the lens while the foam provides a seal between the face and goggle frame. The goggle is compatible with standard military prescription eyewear. Flannel covered […]