Experimental Aircrew Survival Armor Recovery Vest, Insert, and Packets SARVIP (1989)

Friday August 20th, 2021 admin

Label Content U.S. Army Natick Experimental Sample Autovon, 256-4569 Size: Large OT-II Check Test September, 1989 The Army’s Aircrew Survival Armor Recovery Vest, Insert, and Packets (SARVIP) is a three part system: survival vest, armor insert with carrier, and survival, signal and communication components. SARVIP also accommodates the AN/PRC-90 or […]

XM24 Mini Binoculars (1997)

Saturday July 3rd, 2021 admin

Experimental version of M24 Binoculars.   Stock Number Reference: XM24 Mini Binoculars NSN: 1240-01-412-3128 Assign Date: 1995-04-14 Contract Number (PIID): DAAE20-95-C-0012

Prototype Airborne Tactical Assault Panel (ABN-TAP)

Monday February 15th, 2021 admin

Fort Bragg, N.C. — For the first time since their inception, Army Airborne forces will soon be fielding a new fighting load system tailored to the paratrooper’s unique requirements. “The Airborne Tactical Assault Panel (ABN-TAP) was developed with the paratrooper in mind and will allow the paratrooper a greater degree […]

MOLLE 4000 Rucksack (Test Item)

Sunday December 13th, 2020 admin

To create the MOLLE 4000, Landry combined the short MOLLE frame adopted by the Marine Corps but originally developed for Army paratroopers and created a new 4000 cu in bag for it. He also envisioned a new, removable single point release. This was the critical piece. Until now, you either […]

Experimental LINCLOE “Detachable M-14 Ammo Pouch”?

Wednesday September 26th, 2018 admin

Recently I got an interesting magazine pouch, I think it maybe the “detachable ammunition pocket for M-14 automatic rifle” which supposed to be proposed at the early stage of LINCLOE LCE Program. This pouch has the same size as M-1967 USMC M-14 Pouch, on its sides there are straps with […]

Prototype Or Experimental ARVN Rucksack?

Thursday September 22nd, 2016 admin

Last month, we bought a strange rucksack that we have never seen from a British seller. It seems like a copy of 1950’s French Army LAFUMA Rucksack. But when we get our hands on it, we found that it had a high possibility to be one of the prototype or […]

Prototype 40mm Grenade Carrying Vest

Monday May 9th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Vest, Carrier, Grenade, M-79 SIZE Stock Number Small 8465-NTK-6531 Medium 8465-NTK-6532   1st Prototype: 1966-01-11 issued, made in double-ply nylon cheesecloth mesh