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, this kind of body armor only in Medium and Small size. Shown one size Medium.   Stock Number Reference: Armor, Body Fragmentation Protective, w/ ¾ Collar (RVNAF) Size FSN Assign […]

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

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 […]

Vietnam War Rucksacks And Packs

Saturday December 24th, 2016 admin

Name FSN M-1945 Pack System N/A Mountain Rucksack (JQD-88F 1951 ver.) N/A Marine M-1941 Field Pack System (Vietnam War era) 8465-382-ITEM Lightweight Rucksack (1965 Ver.) 8465-782-3248 Lightweight Rucksack (1968 Ver.) 8465-782-3248 ARVN Rucksack 8465-782-3133 Tropical Rucksack 8465-935-6673 Marine Nylon M1941 Haversack 8465-382-7966 M-1967 USMC Combat Cargo Field Pack 8465-860-0337

40mm Grenade Carrying Vest (1974)

Sunday May 8th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1974, medium size. Enhanced from early plastic snap version, the top four pocket were extended for special and non-lethal 40mm grenade. The medium size vest has capacity for 10 high-explosive 40mm grenades and 2 special 40mm grenades on each side (20 HE 40mm grenades and 4 special grenades […]

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M69 Body Armor (Gen III)

Monday March 21st, 2016 admin

It’s the last upgrade of this body armor series, replace snap and zipper with Velcro fastener, and formally assigned a nomenclature “M-1969” or “M-69”. Use the same FSN of Gen II version. In 1970, RVNAF (Republic of Viet-Nam Armed Force) was issued US made body armor in same design but much smaller, this kind […]

Collapsible 2 Quart Canteen and Cover (1980s)

Friday March 18th, 2016 admin

The post 1970 version cover flap was modified to rectangle style, it’s a significantly difference to pre-1970 version.   Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assign Date Canteen, Water, Collapsible, 2-Quart Capacity 8465-00-927-7484 1966-08-22 Cover, Water Canteen, 2-Quart, Collapsible (with Pile Lining) 8465-00-927-7485 1966-08-22

M-1967 USMC Load-Carrying Equipment

Tuesday March 15th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Assign Date Suspenders, Combat Equip. (Nylon) USMC 8465-078-4581 Unknown Field Pack; Cargo; Nylon; (M-1967 USMC) 8465-860-0314 Unknown Field Pack; Cargo; Combat; (M-1967 USMC) 8465-860-0337 Unknown Pocket, Ammunition, Magazine, Nylon Duck 8465-860-0259 1967-10-11 Field Pack; Combat; (M-1967 USMC) Suspenders, Combat Equip. (Nylon) USMC   Field Pack; […]

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: […]

OG106 Hot Weather Field Cap (Vietnam War era)

Tuesday January 26th, 2016 admin

Wear with OG107 Tropical Combat Uniform Stock Number Reference: Cap, Field, Hot Weather, OG-106 Size FSN Assign Date 6 ¾ 8415-082-5743 Unknown 6 7/8 8415-082-5744 Unknown 7 8415-082-5745 Unknown 7 1/8 8415-082-5746 Unknown 7 ¼ 8415-082-5747 Unknown 7 3/8 8415-082-5748 Unknown 7 ½ 8415-082-5749 Unknown

OG106 Hot Weather Utility Cap (Vietnam War era)

Tuesday January 26th, 2016 admin

Wear with OG107 Utility Uniform Stock Number Reference: Cap, Hot Weather, OG-106 Size FSN Assign Date 6 3/8 8415-177-4834 1969-10-29 6 ½ 8415-177-4835 1969-10-29 6 5/8 8415-177-4836 1969-10-29 6 ¾ 8415-177-4837 1969-10-29 6 7/8 8415-177-4838 1969-10-29 7 8415-177-4839 1969-10-29 7 1/8 8415-177-4840 1969-10-29 7 ¼ 8415-177-4841 1969-10-29 7 3/8 8415-177-4842 […]

XM28 Lightweight Protective Mask

Sunday January 24th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: MASK,RIOT CONTROL AGENT Size FSN Assign Date Medium 4240-880-0010 1967-11-08 Large 4240-880-0009 1967-11-08    

Medical Instrument and Supply Set Case No.8 (1990)

Friday January 22nd, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Case, Medical Instrument and Supply Set, Nonrigid, No.8 NSN: 6545-01-094-6142 Assign Date: 1980-05-13 NSN Name Qty Unit 6545-01-094-6136 insert first aid kit CASE 1 ea 6505-00-914-3593 povidone-iodine, topical solution USP 1/50 bx 6508-01-265-0079 lipstick ANTICHAP 1/100 pg 6510-00-159-4883 dressing first aid FIELD 2 ea 6510-00-200-3180 bandage GAUZE 1 ea 6510-00-201-1755 […]