M69 Body Armor (Gen III)

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 of body armor only in Medium and Small size.

 

Stock Number Reference:

Armor, Body Fragmentation Protective, w/ ¾ Collar, M-69

Size FSN Assign Date
Small 8470-122-1299 1968-11-06
Medium 8470-122-1300 1968-11-06
Large 8470-122-1301 1968-11-06
X-Large 8470-122-1302 1968-11-06