Flyer’s Helmet Bag (Modern)

Monday March 21st, 2016 admin

Widely used by pilots in all troops and units.   Stock Number Reference: Bag, Flyer’s Helmet NSN: 8415-00-782-2989 Assign Date: Unknown

2QT Collapsible Canteen and Cover (1980s)

Friday March 18th, 2016 admin

The post 1970 version cover flap was modified to rectangle style, it’s a significantly difference to pre-1970 version. The General Purpose Carrying Strap replaced 1 inch carrying strap. Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assign Date Canteen, Water, Collapsible, 2-Quart Capacity 8465-00-927-7484 1966-08-22 Cover, Water Canteen, 2-Quart, Collapsible (with Pile Lining) […]

2QT Collapsible Canteen and Nylon Cover (pre-1970 ver.)

Friday March 18th, 2016 admin

This kind of 2qt was the replacement for 2qt water bladder used in early 1960s. The cover paired with a 1 inch strap, and it’s flap was in triangle shape on pre-1970 production (both shown canteen and cover are dated 1969).   Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Assign Date Canteen, […]

M-1967 USMC Load-Carrying Equipment

Tuesday March 15th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Assign Date Suspenders, Combat Equip. (Nylon) USMC 8465-078-4581 Unknown Field Pack; Cargo; Nylon; (M-1967 USMC) 8465-860-0314 Unknown Field Pack; Cargo; Combat; (M-1967 USMC) 8465-860-0337 Unknown Pocket, Ammunition, Magazine, Nylon Duck 8465-860-0259 1967-10-11 Field Pack; Combat; (M-1967 USMC) Suspenders, Combat Equip. (Nylon) USMC Field Pack; Cargo; […]

Arctic/Insulated Canteen (1990s)

Thursday March 10th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assign Date Cup, Water Canteen, Cold Weather, CRS 8465-01-314-4282 1990-01-30 Canteen, Water, Cold Weather, CRS 8465-01-314-4284 1990-01-30 Carrier, Water Canteen, Cold Weather, CRS 8465-01-314-4286 1990-01-30

Arctic/Insulated Canteen (Vietnam War era)

Thursday March 10th, 2016 admin

In cold weather, just as in tropical heat, soldiers outdoors need continuous hydration. In sub-zero weather, the military-standard plastic canteen is virtually worthless. It freezes far too easily and has little ability to keep hot liquids at an elevated temperature. Metal canteens are just as bad, but do have the […]

Marine Cross Flap Canteen Cover

Sunday March 6th, 2016 admin

DQP (Depot Quartermaster Philadelphia) production for the Marine Corps through WW II. Starting in 1943, the most visible feature was made with the introduction of “dog ear” crossed flaps. Instead of the flaps connecting to fasteners on the same side of the cover, this style looked like folded arms, with […]

PRC-47 Radio Battery & Accessories Carrying Frame (Vietnam war era)

Monday February 1st, 2016 admin

For carrying PRC-47 radio battery, antenna and other accessories. Stock Number Reference: Components Name FSN Assign Date Case, Antenna 5985-984-1774 Unknown Retainer, Battery 5110-115-5049 Unknown Case, Canvas 8105-766-1834 Unknown Rucksack 5820-987-8793 Unknown Frame, Rukcsack, Steel 8465-558-0151 Unknown TM 11-5820-509-12

M3/M3A1 Sub-machine Gun Magazine Pocket

Sunday January 24th, 2016 admin

Each pocket can hold six 30-round magazine for M3/M3A1 sub-machine gun. Nylon replaced cotton canvas after 1972. Stock Number Reference: Pocket, Ammunition Magazine FSN: 8465-705-2438 NSN: 8465-00-705-2438 Assign Date: Unknown

Training Field Pack

Friday January 22nd, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Field Pack, Training NSN: 8465-00-935-6825 Assign Data: 1968-07-01

SAW 200-Round Magazine Case

Friday January 22nd, 2016 admin

Usually used as a general-purpose pouch. Stock Number Reference: Case, Small Arms, Ammunition, 200-Round Magazine NSN: 8465-01-157-4834 Assign Data: 1983-07-06