Fake Crye Precision Collection

Sunday January 22nd, 2017 admin

AOR1 JPC It’s the contract number on this label is blank, and it’s NSN shows 8470-01-631-4318. It not a valid NSN, but still, there is something fishy with it. The NIIN (NSN with no FSC code, it’s 01-631-4318 for this case) was assigned to a thing totally irrelevant: Filter Element, Fluid (4330-01-631-4318). For some reason, […]

[Repost] The Baldwin Articles – Canteen Cup Stoves

Thursday January 12th, 2017 admin

Source: Soldier Systems Daily Author: LTC Terry Baldwin I actually do some research before I write these short articles. Not exhaustive by any means but hopefully enough to flesh out the subject beyond my personal recollections. So I have been learning or relearning a thing or two myself in the process. […]

Plywood Packboard and Accessories (1944 & 1951)

Tuesday January 10th, 2017 admin

Plywood Packboard Packboard, Plywood Army Stock Number: 74-P-27-20   1944 dated (with packboard attachment and quick release strips):   1951 dated (with lashing rope):   Manual sheet:   Quick release shoulder strip buckle:   Collapsible attachment ring: Accessories Stock Number Reference: Nomenclature Army Stock Number ATTACHMENT, PACKBOARD, PLYWOOD 74-A-33-25 STRAP, […]

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

Marine Evaporative Cooling Vest (ECV)

Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 admin

The ECV is an individual microclimate system that provides cooling relief in hot climates when conducting foot patrols and vehicle convoys.  Used primarily under the OTV, the ECV was procured in response to an Urgent Universal Statement of Need.  Manufactured out of fire resistant material, the ECVs open weave mesh provides evaporative […]