Black Battle Dress Uniform

Friday March 17th, 2017 admin

Shown coat contract number dated 1997 ,Small-Regular size. Black BDU often used by imaginary enemy during military manoeuvres.   Stock Number Reference: Coat Coat, Hot Weather, Black 357 NSN-Size sheet: Chest Sz / Height Sz X-SHORT SHORT REGULAR LONG Assign Date X-SMALL 8415-01-422-1339 8415-01-422-1332 1995-11-22 SMALL 8415-01-422-1988 8415-01-422-1991 8415-01-422-1990 8415-01-422-1992 1995-11-24 […]

Brown Cellulose Acetate Spectacle Frame (1988)

Tuesday March 14th, 2017 admin

Also  known as “BCG” (Birth Control Glasses).   Stock Number Reference: Frame, Spectacle, Cellulose Acetate, Brown Size-NSN Sheet: EYE/BRIDGE 20mm 22mm 24mm 26mm Assign Date 46mm 6540-01-146-7823 6540-01-146-7824 6540-01-146-7826 6540-01-146-7825 1983-02-05 48mm 6540-01-147-4670 6540-01-147-4671 6540-01-147-4672 6540-01-147-4673 1983-02-16 50mm 6540-01-147-4674 6540-01-147-4675 6540-01-147-4676 6540-01-147-4678 1983-02-16 52mm 6540-01-147-4679 6540-01-147-4677 1983-02-16

AN/PRC-126/128 Radio

Sunday March 12th, 2017 admin

The AN/PRC-128 is a short range, handheld tactical radio for use primarily by Air Force guards and special operations teams. It was not intended for Army combat use. AN/PRC-128 is a lightweight, militarized transceiver providing two-way, voice-communications. The radio covers the frequency range of 30-87.975 megahertz or 130 – 173.9875 […]

Hot Weather Boots (Jungle, Panama Sole, Post Vietnam War)

Tuesday March 7th, 2017 admin

Stock Number Reference: Boots, Hot Weather Assign Date: 1968-04-24 NSN-Size List: Size/Width X-Narrow Narrow Regular Wide X-Wide 3 8430-00-141-0767 5 8430-00-141-0768 8430-00-141-0769 8430-00-141-0770 8430-00-141-0771 8430-00-141-0772 6 8430-00-141-0773 8430-00-141-0774 8430-00-141-0775 8430-00-141-0776 8430-00-141-0778 7 8430-00-141-0779 8430-00-141-0780 8430-00-141-0781 8430-00-141-0782 8430-00-141-0783 8 8430-00-141-0784 8430-00-141-0785 8430-00-141-0786 8430-00-141-0787 8430-00-141-0788 9 8430-00-141-0789 8430-00-141-0790 8430-00-141-0791 8430-00-141-0792 8430-00-141-0793 10 8430-00-141-0794 […]

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 Assign Date: Unknown Size NSN 3 8415-00-269-5700 4 8415-00-269-5701 5 8415-00-269-5702

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 […]