Battery Coolant Unit Carrying Case (1982)

Friday June 26th, 2020 admin

Carrying case for battery coolant unit (BCU) of FIM-92 “Stinger” MANPADS (Man Portable Air Defense System).   Stock Number Reference: Case, Carrying, BCU NSN: 1440-01-069-0436 Assign Date: 1978-12-07

OG107 Utility Field Cap (1977)

Saturday June 6th, 2020 admin

Shown one size 7, 1977 dated. Seems very common and popular among Army Rangers in 1980s, but really hard to find nowadays. Another weird thing, the NSN of the this cap referring nothing in all databases. The only thing I can figure out is the NSN is not completely nothing, […]

Marine FROG Combat Suit (Early Trial Version)

Sunday May 17th, 2020 admin

Another version of the FR combat ensemble shirt(Desert MARPAT) in the early era.Its fabric composition is also completely different from the current style.   From the collection of Kevin Bean. Stock Number Reference: FR Combat Ensemble Shirt, Desert MARPAT Assign Date: 2007-01-12 Size NSN SMALL REGULAR 8415-01-547-1734 MEDIUM REGULAR 8415-01-547-1743 […]

APH-5 Helicopter Helmet (Vietnam War)

Sunday April 12th, 2020 admin

In 1958 the Army officially adopted its first flight helmet for aircrew members. Unofficially worn by some Army pilots since 1954, the Navy designed Aviator Protective Helmet Number 5, or APH-5, was the Army’s first attempt at providing a helmet “capable of ultimate protection and yet [be] comfortable.” The helmet […]

Air Force MA-1 Flyer’s Jacket (1971)

Thursday March 26th, 2020 admin

Dec, 1970 dated, contract number 1971 dated, wool pile insulation.   Stock Number Reference: Jacket, Flyer’s, Man, Intermediate, MA-1 Assign Date: Unknown Size-FSN Sheet Size FSN Small 8415-818-9133 Medium 8415-818-7352 Large 8415-818-7353 X-Large 8415-818-7354

Woodland Wet Weather Parka & Trousers (1999)

Sunday March 15th, 2020 admin

Stock Number Reference: Size-NSN Sheet Size Parka, Wet Weather Trousers, Wet Weather Assign Date 1972-09-24 1972-10-04 X-Small 8405-00-001-1547 8405-00-001-8025 Small 8405-00-001-1548 8405-00-001-8026 Medium 8405-00-001-1549 8405-00-001-8027 Large 8405-00-001-1550 8405-00-001-8028 X-Large 8405-00-001-1551 8405-00-001-8029

MOLLE II Leader Pouch Set (Universal Camouflage)

Friday December 20th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: MOLLE, Pouch, Leader Set NSN: 8465-01-538-1523 Assign Date: 2006-03-13 Pouch Inserts Name NSN Assign Date MOLLE, Insert, GPS, Leader Pouch Set 8465-01-538-1507 2006-03-13 MOLLE, Insert, Writing, Leader Pouch Set 8465-01-538-1647 2006-03-13 Inserts: GPS insert (left), writing insert (right)

Extreme Cold Weather Mask (OG207)

Thursday December 12th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: Mask, Extreme Cold Weather NSN: 8415-00-243-9844 Assign Date: Unknown A sailor on the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) dons a cold weather mask during PACEX ’89.

The Blast Gauge® System (2014)

Monday November 11th, 2019 admin

The Blast Gauge® System is a 3-sensor set worn on the head, shoulder, and chest. Unit medics and leadership are alerted wirelessly or via button push on gauge, when further evaluation is required. Detailed data can be downloaded and analyzed by medical personnel wirelessly or via a micro-USB connection. The […]

Air Force L-2B Flyer’s Jacket (1970)

Thursday October 10th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: Jacket, Flying, Man’s, Light Zone, L-2B Assign Date: Unknown Size-FSN Sheet Size FSN Small 8415-817-0597 Medium 8415-817-0598 Large 8415-817-0595 X-Large 8415-817-0596