Militaria In The Mist (5): MOLLE Canteen Pouch: Case Close…Or Not?

Saturday September 26th, 2020 admin

Author: Beta-TNT   In the first Militaria In The Mist, I introduced our confusion about the “MOLLE Canteen Pouch”. Since we started collecting MOLLE gear, the canteen pouch is just like a phantom around us. Even we’ve got many other rare parts, the canteen pouch – which should be in […]

Story About The “RDF” Combat Uniform

Sunday June 14th, 2020 admin

Author: Beta-TNT   The “RDF” combat uniform, which referring to a transitional type of combat uniform between the Tropical Combat Uniform (TCU) and Battle Dress Uniform (BDU). Since the formal nomenclature of the “RDF” combat uniform: Coat, Hot Weather, Camouflage Pattern, is almost the same as BDU’s, collectors named it […]

Loadouts! Vol.1: US Army Rangers Early 1980s

Tuesday June 9th, 2020 admin

The United States invasion of Grenada began at dawn on 25 October 1983. The invading force consisted of the Army’s rapid deployment force, Marines, Army Delta Force, Navy SEALs, and ancillary forces totaling 7,600 troops, together with Jamaican forces and troops of the Regional Security System (RSS). The force defeated […]

[Repost] A Lost History: 30 Years of the Eagle A-III

Thursday May 21st, 2020 admin

Source: Soldier Systems Daily There are times when a backpack becomes a trendsetter because it is on the forward edge of a fashion trend, creating a bump for an entire industry of companies chasing the idea of “the perfect pack”. They have cutting-edge styling and advertising campaigns that seem to […]

Militaria In The Mist (4): MOLLE II Gears In…Arctic White?

Tuesday August 20th, 2019 admin

Author: Beta-TNT   We US militaria collectors are too familiar with MOLLE II gears, we all know MOLLE II gears in five colors/camouflages: woodland, desert, coyote brown, universal camouflage and OEF camouflage. But today I’ll tell you a stunning fact: there is a sixth color for MOLLE II. It’s Arctic […]

Militaria In The Mist (2): M-1967 USMC

Sunday July 28th, 2019 admin

Author: Beta-TNT   The M-1967 USMC LCE was one of those nylon webbing gears for the Vietnam War. About the difference between the M-1967 USMC and the Army M-1967, just read this: Story About USGI Buttpack. Long words in short: the M-1967 USMC and the Army M-1967 are definitely two […]