Prototype Or Experimental ARVN Rucksack?

Thursday September 22nd, 2016 admin

Last month, we bought a strange rucksack that we have never seen from a British seller. It seems like a copy of 1950’s French Army LAFUMA Rucksack. But when we get our hands on it, we found that it had a high possibility to be one of the prototype or […]

USGI Contract Number Prefix Reference (Pre 2003)

Wednesday September 21st, 2016 admin

  Prefix Valid Time Note Sample QM 1954-1962 4 digits or long format with last two digits year number. DA 1950s-1961 The last two digits of contract number represented the year DSA-# 1962-1965 The last two digits of contract number represented the year. Letter might on each side of the year number. […]

GS/FRP-2 Summer Flyer’s Gloves (Modern)

Tuesday September 13th, 2016 admin

Shown two pairs contract number dated post 2000.   Stock Number Reference: Gloves, Summer, Flyer’s, Type GS/FRP-2 Sage Green Size NSN Assign Date 5 8415-01-040-2012 1977-05-04 6 8415-01-040-1453 1977-05-02 7 8415-01-029-0109 1976-10-14 8 8415-01-029-0111 1976-10-14 9 8415-01-029-0112 1976-10-14 10 8415-01-029-0113 1976-10-14 11 8415-01-029-0116 1976-10-14   Tan and Black Assign Date: 1998-12-15 Size […]

Army Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH)

Wednesday September 7th, 2016 admin

Advanced Combat Helmet Stock Number Reference: Helmet Helmet, Advanced Combat Olive Green Color (with no mounting hole) Size / Pad Suspension Size 6 Size 8 Medium 8470-01-476-2521 8470-01-506-6438 Large 8470-01-476-2524 8470-01-506-6435 Assign Date 2000-07-05 2004-04-04   Olive Green Color (with one predrill mounting hole) Size / Pad Suspension Size 6 Size 8 Assign […]

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Modular Integrated Communications Helmet 2000 (MICH 2000)

Wednesday September 7th, 2016 admin

Modular Integrated Communications Helmet 2000 Ballistic helmet with pad suspension system and 4-point chinstrap retention system, includes dual channel communications subsystem.   Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Ground Troops Assign Date: 2000-07-05 Size / Cover Desert Woodland Arctic Medium 8470-01-476-2519 8470-01-476-2518 8470-01-476-2600 Large 8470-01-476-2522 8470-01-476-2601

Marine Improved Modular Tactical Vest / Plate Carrier (IMTV/PC)

Tuesday September 6th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Improved Moodular Tactical / Vest Plate Carrier Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 8470-01-581-4880 2010-01-19 Small 8470-01-581-5037 2010-01-20 Medium 8470-01-581-5041 2010-01-20 Large 8470-01-581-5052 2010-01-20 X-Large  8470-01-581-5071 2010-01-20 Improved Moodular Tactical Vest Size NSN Assign Date X-Small 8470-01-581-4766 2010-01-19 Small 8470-01-581-4803 2010-01-19 Medium 8470-01-581-4806 2010-01-19 Large 8470-01-581-4808 2010-01-19 X-Large […]

Phoenix IR-15 Encodable Infrared Beacon

Monday September 5th, 2016 admin

Powered by standard 9V dry cell battery (BA-3090, NSN: 6135-00-900-2139). User can encode it by touch it’s pins with metallic object such as coin or cartridge casing. Shown one contract number dated 2003. Stock Number Reference: Transmitter, Infrared NSN: 5855-01-396-8734 Assign Date: 1994-09-27

MS-2000M Distress Light Marker

Monday September 5th, 2016 admin

Shown one contract number dated 2005, the letter “M” in the end of model name means “modified”.   Stock Number Reference: LIGHT MARKER, DISTRESS NSN: 6230-01-411-8535 Assign Date: 1995-04-03

XM3 Rifle Bipod and Carrying Case (Vietnam War era)

Friday September 2nd, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Bipod Bipod, Rifle, XM3 FSN: 1005-992-6676 Assign Date: Unknown     Bipod Carrying Case Pattern Name FSN Assign Date 1st Case, Bipod (Aquired) Unknown 2nd Case, Bipod 1005-017-9647 Unknown 3rd Case, Carrying, Bipod, XM3 1005-999-2430 Unknown 4nd Case, Bipod, M3 1005-283-9439 1973-08-11