Aircrew Body Armor

Tuesday December 22nd, 2015 admin

The need for body armor capable of defeating large caliber armor piercing rounds became a priority with the advent of “airmobile” combat as evidenced in Vietnam. Helicopter and recon aircraft crew members originally made due with body armor developed for ground forces, namely the Nylon M-1952 vest and the Nylon/Doron […]

Variable Body Armor (VBA)

Tuesday December 22nd, 2015 admin

“Variable” means you may use the two plates them self, or integrated into vest.   Stock Number Reference: Body Armor w/ Plate Insert Body Armor, Ground Troops, Variable Type, Small Arms Assign Date: 1968-06-05 Chest Sz / Height Sz REGULAR LONG MEDIUM 8470-141-0935 8470-141-0937 LARGE 8470-141-0936 8470-141-0938   Plate Insert […]

Jungle First Aid Pouch (Vietnam War era)

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

Stock number reference: FIRST AID KIT, INDIVIDUAL FSN: 6545-823-8165 Assign Date: Unknown   Content List: Name FSN Unit QTY. Case, First Aid Kit, Empty 6545-912-0625 Ba 1 Benzalkonium Chloride Tinc. Tinted, 1:1000, 2cc 6505-299-8183 Bt 1 Sodium Chloride, Sodium Bicarbonate Mix. 4.5 gm, 2s 6505-663-2636 Pg 1 Bandage, Gauze, Compressed, […]

Marine M-1941 Field Pack System (Vietnam War era)

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Field Pack, Canvas, Haversack (M-1941 USMC) 8465-382-7966 Field Pack, Canvas, Cargo (M-1941 USMC) 8465-382-7967 Suspenders, Field Pack, M-1941 8465-382-7968

Utility Pocket Knife (Vietnam War)

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown two are Imperial (1974) and Camillus (1966) made.   Stock Number Reference: Knife, Pocket, Utility MIL-SPEC: MIL-K-818D FSN: 5110-162-2205 Assign Date: Unknown

AN/PRT-4(A) Transmitter and AN/PRR-9 Receiver Set

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference: AN/PRT-4 Transmitter Set Name FSN Assign Date Radio, Transmitting Set, AN/PRT-4 5820-868-8107 Unknown Radio, Transmitting Set, AN/PRT-4A 5820-133-8980 1968-08-14 Slide, Transmitter 5820-995-2261 Unknown Antenna, AS-1999/PRT-4 5985-926-2589 1966-07-06 Lanyard Assy 5985-933-2454 Unknown Battery Case, CY-6115/PRT-4 Battery Case, CY-6115/PRT-4A 6130-908-9189 1966-06-20 Battery, Non-Rechargeable, BA-399/U 6135-926-0845 1966-02-18 AN/PRR-9 Receiver Set […]

CIDG Magazine Pocket

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

There are various design of similar kind magazine pocket, as far as I know, there are as many as 8 different designs. Most of them are design for SMG magazines, such like M3 or Sweden K sub-machine gun, and a few can handle AK mags. There is a thing in […]

M4 Bandoleer

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

Just fit perfect for DVD cases! Each bandoleer has a capacity for 5 DVD case. Holds a box of 100 round 7.62mm linked ammunition for M60 machine gun.   Stock Number Reference: Bandoleer, M4 FSN: 1305-079-3579 Assign Date: Unknown

M3 Bandoleer

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

Holds 7 M16 20 round magazins.   Stock Number Reference: Bandoleer, M3 FSN: 1305-924-3088 Assign Date: 1966-01-28

Rubberized M16 Ammunition Pocket

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

First used by Air Force. Holds two(2) M16 20-round magazines. Stock Number Reference: Ammunition Pocket, M16 FSN: 8465-890-2014 Assign Date: Unknown

SDU-5/E Distress Light Marker

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference: LIGHT MARKER, DISTRESS, SDU-5/E FSN: 6230-067-5209 NSN: 6230-00-067-5209 Assign Date: Unknown   Batteries: Name NSN Assign Date BATTERY, NON-RECHARGEABLE, BA-1574/U 6135-00-073-8939 Unknown BATTERY, NON-RECHARGEABLE, ALKALINE, K-304 6135-00-877-1659 1967-08-16   Accessories: Name NSN Assign Date FLASHGUARD 6230-00-401-2285 1969-11-19 FILTER, SIGNAL LIGHT 6210-00-783-5713 1968-02-19 CABLE ASSEMBLY, POWER, ELECTRICAL, BRANCHED […]

TA-1/PT Telephone Set

Tuesday November 17th, 2015 admin

Circa 1967 Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Telephone Set, TA-1/PT 5805-521-1320