Prototype 40mm Grenade Carrying Vest

Stock Number Reference:

Vest, Carrier, Grenade, M-79

FSN: 8465-NTK-6531 (size Small) 8465-NTK-6532 (size Medium)

 

1st Prototype: 1966-01-11 issued, made in double-ply nylon cheesecloth mesh
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2nd prototype, 1967-04-04 issued, made in single-ply heavy nylon mesh
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SOG operatives photo, circa 1970, shows examples of some rare gear: experimental M-79 grenade carrier vest, tropical rucksack, AN/PRT-4 & AN/PPR-9 radio set, rubber coated 2qt canteen pouch, and an M-1937 BAR belt is used.