Mounted General Purpose First Aid Kit (Modern)

Tuesday October 11th, 2016 admin

Hung inside vehicle or aircraft by four LTD snaps. Shown set contract number dated 2007.   Stock Number Reference: First Aid Kit, General Purpose NSN: 6545-00-919-6650 Assign Date: Unknown Content List: Nomenclature NSN Qty. CASE, MEDICAL INSTRUMENT AND SUPPLY SET, NYLON, NONRIGID, NO. 2 6545-00-912-9860 1ea DRESSING, FIRST AID 6510-00-159-4883 […]

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

Lensatic Compass (WWII era)

Sunday July 10th, 2016 admin

The Lensatic Compass, the most common military instrument for measuring direction, was first during World War II, an evolution of the pre-war Compass, Prismatic M-1938.   Stock Number Reference: Compass, Lensatic Stock Number Acquired.

Aircrew Survival Knife (Post Vietnam War)

Sunday July 3rd, 2016 admin

Ontario 499 Survival Knife (description copied from one of Ontario’s reseller) The Ontario Knife 6150, 499 Air Force Survival Knife has become an Ontario CLASSIC also used by US Armed Forces. The 5″ plain edge blade has a .17″ thickness with a flat bevel with swedge grind and an HRC […]

TE-33 Linerman’s Tool Kit

Sunday July 3rd, 2016 admin

US army TE-33 tool kit as designed and issued by the American Signals Corps during the Second World War.   Stock Number Reference: Tool Kit, TE-33 FSN: 5180-408-1859 Assign Date: Unknown   Components: Name FSN Assign Date Carrier, Tool, CS-34 5140-498-8898 Unknown Pliers, TL-13 5120-247-2063 Unknown Knife, Pocket, TL-29 5110-240-5943 […]

M1942 Machete (Vietnam War era)

Monday June 6th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Machete, Rigid Handle, Steel FSN: 5110-813-1286 Assign Date: Unknown Sheath Name FSN Assign Date Sheath, Machete 8465-257-4321 Unknown Sheath, Machete 8465-926-4932 1966-03-09

TL-122D Flashlight (WWII)

Wednesday March 23rd, 2016 admin

This kind of right angle fix focus flash became very popular after WWII. Thanks to it’s clip, it can be attached to belt or suspender and free user’s both hand while using. Stock number acquired.