Steel Carabiner / Snap Link

Friday February 10th, 2017 admin

Shown six dated 1970, 1979, 1981 and 1987.   Stock Number Reference: Snap Link, Mountain Piton FSN: 8465-360-0228 NSN: 8465-00-360-0228 Assign Date: Unknown

M-1949 Cattlehide Glove Shells (1978)

Tuesday January 10th, 2017 admin

Use with glove liners.   Stock Number Reference: Glove Shells, Cattlehide Size NSN Assign Date 3 8415-00-269-5700 Unknown 4 8415-00-269-5701 Unknown 5 8415-00-269-5702 Unknown

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

[Repost] The Baldwin Articles – The Canteen Cover

Wednesday December 7th, 2016 admin

Source: Soldier Systems Daily Author: LTC Terry Baldwin As you can see from the attached picture I own a lot of different canteen covers. And I’ll admit that this is just the tip of the iceberg. I never intended to acquire so much gear but it just turned out that way. […]

[Repost] The Baldwin Articles: Packboards And Cargo Shelves

Saturday December 3rd, 2016 admin

Source: Soldier Systems Daily Author: LTC Terry Baldwin Packboards, aka packframes, are an ancient load carrying concept. The Roman Legions utilized a clever variation on the basic idea for centuries. The Legionaries were issued a wooden T-shaped “carrying pole” which they rested on the top of the rectangular plywood and leather […]

M17A2 Protective Gas Mask

Sunday November 13th, 2016 admin

Enhanced from M17A1 Protective Gas Mask, the resuscitation tube was removed.   Stock Number Reference: Mask, Protective, Field, M17A2 Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 4240-01-143-2017 1982-11-29 Small 4240-01-143-2018 1982-11-29 Medium 4240-01-143-2019 1982-11-29 Large 4240-01-143-2020 1982-11-29

M7 Mine Bandoleer (Post Vietnam War)

Sunday October 16th, 2016 admin

Hold M18A1 “Claymore” Directional Anti-Person Mine, M57 Detonator、M40 Tester and M10 wire. Judging by it’s two snaps (hollow, not solid), shown one dated post Vietnam War.   Stock Number Reference: Bandoleer NSN: 1345-00-828-2927 Assign Date: 1967-08-28

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

Nylon Body Bag (1984)

Friday October 14th, 2016 admin

Shown set contract number dated 1984. The outer nylon bag use with inner plastic mortuary bag. In the Vietnam War era field medic often carried few nylon body for litter use because the issued litters at that time were non-collapsible.   Stock Number Reference:   Nylon Body Bag Pouch, Human Remains NSN: 9930-00-170-1492 […]

M-1950 Trousers Suspenders (1983)

Saturday October 8th, 2016 admin

Widely used on cold weather trousers: M-51, M-65, ECWCS, etc. Shown pair contract number dated 1983, being attached on woodland M-65 cold weather trousers.   Stock Number Reference: Suspenders, Trousers NSN: 8440-00-221-0852 Assign Date: Unknown

Transitional Type Woodland Camouflage Combat Uniform (“RDF Uniform”)

Tuesday August 30th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Coat Coat, Hot Weather, Camouflage Pattern Assign Date: 1966-03-16 (inherited from ERDL TCU Coat) Chest Sz / Height Sz SHORT REGULAR LONG X-SMALL 8415-00-945-7650 8415-00-945-7651 SMALL 8415-00-945-7652 8415-00-945-7653 8415-00-945-7654 MEDIUM 8415-00-945-7655 8415-00-945-7656 8415-00-945-7657 LARGE 8415-00-945-7658 8415-00-945-7659 8415-00-945-7660 X-LARGE 8415-00-945-7661   Trousers Trousers, Hot Weather, Men’s, Camouflage Pattern […]

M-65 Cold Weather Coat And Trousers Liner

Friday August 26th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Liner, Cold Weather, Coat Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 8415-00-782-2886 Unknown Small 8415-00-782-2887 Unknown Medium 8415-00-782-2888 Unknown Large 8415-00-782-2889 Unknown X-Large 8415-00-782-2890 Unknown Size NSN Assign Date XS-XS 8415-01-062-0679 1978-07-08 S-XS 8415-01-062-0680 1978-07-08 M-XS 8415-01-062-0681 1978-07-08 Liner, Cold Weather, Trousers Assign Date: Unknown Waist Sz / Inseam Sz […]

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