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 […]

Tactical Tailor Radio Pouches

Saturday July 27th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: Nomenclature NSN Assign Date Radio Pouch, Small 8465-01-582-4328 2010-02-20 Radio Pouch, Large 8465-01-582-4330 2010-02-20

MC-140 Helicopter Helmet

Monday April 15th, 2019 admin

  Model-Size-NSN sheet Model / Size / NSN Regular / Medium Large Assign Date MC-140 Helicopter Helmet 8415-01-157-4806 8415-01-157-4807 1983-07-06 MC-140B Artillery Helmet w/ Comm 8415-01-157-4808 8415-01-157-4809 1983-07-06 MC-140C Artillery Helmet w/o Comm 8415-01-157-4810 8415-01-157-4811 1983-07-06 MC-140D USMC Motorcycle Helmet N/A N/A N/A MC-140E CVC Helmet 8415-01-118-8164 8415-01-112-7665 1981-05-10 (Medium) […]

Marine S-SAPI Side Plate Carrier For OTV (PPI)

Tuesday September 25th, 2018 admin

Protective Products International (the manufacturer of Marie MTV body armor) Side Small Arms Protective Inserts Plate Carrier for Outer Tactical Vest, two years earlier than SDS/PB S-SAPI Side Plate Carrier.   Stock Number Reference: S-SAPI Side Plate Carrier For OTV NSN: 8470-01-534-0777 Assign Date: 2005-10-06  

Marine Lightweight SPIE Harness

Saturday September 8th, 2018 admin

They are parts of Marine Lightweight SPIE/LBE System, the Lightweight SPIE Harness sub-system.   Lead NSN: Lightweight SPIE/LBE System 8415-01-433-9176 Assign Date: 1996-07-13 Stock Number Reference: Nomenclature NSN QTY. Assign Date SPIE Harness, Lightweight 8465-01-440-5883 1 1997-01-17 Leg Pad, Harness 8465-01-440-9529 2 1997-01-29 Rappel Seat 8465-01-440-3690 1 1997-01-11 Lightweight SPIE […]

MOLLE II SAW Gunner Set (Coyote Brown)

Wednesday June 13th, 2018 admin

Stock Number Reference: MOLLE, SAW Gunner Set NSN: 8465-01-532-2396 Assign Date: 2005-08-02 Components: Name Qty. NSN Assign Date MOLLE, Pouch, 100 Round, Utility 2 8465-01-532-2397 2005-08-02 MOLLE, Pouch, 200 Round, SAW Gunner 2 8465-01-532-2399 2005-08-02

MOLLE System Shotgun Shell Pouch

Tuesday June 12th, 2018 admin

Holds 16 rounds 12# shotgun shells.   Stock Number Reference: Pouch, Shotgun Shell Color NSN Assign Date Woodland 8465-01-513-4067 2003-09-24 Desert 8465-01-515-7575 2003-12-08 Coyote Brown (acquired) (acquired) Universal Camouflage 8465-01-524-7691 2005-02-01 OEF Camouflage (acquired) (acquired)   Desert:

Marine M-1953 Lower Torso Armor

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 admin

Stuffed with ballistic nylon.   Stock Number Reference: Armor, Body, Fragmentation Protective, Lower Torso, M-53 Assign Date: unknown Size FSN Small 8470-576-4190 Medium 8470-576-4191 Large 8470-576-4192

Marine Modular Load Bearing Vest

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 admin

They are parts of Marine Lightweight SPIE/LBE System, the LBE sub-system. Lead NSN: Lightweight SPIE/LBE System 8415-01-433-9176 Assign Date: 1996-07-13   Stock Number Reference: Nomenclature NSN QTY. Assign Date Vest, Load Bearing 8415-01-440-9528 1 1997-01-29 Pocket, Ammunition Magazine, 40mm 8465-01-440-5885 2 1997-01-17 Pocket, Utility, Medium 8465-01-440-9530 2 1997-01-29 Pocket, Utility, […]

Captured Marine M-1941 Knapsack?

Monday June 19th, 2017 admin

Today we received a 2nd pattern Marine M-1941 knapsack, which was installed with a canvas belt and used as musette bag. The strange thing is: that belt was a Chinese Type 65 Canvas Belt. Considering the time of this knapsack being issued, maybe it was captured in the Liberation War […]

Marine Evaporative Cooling Vest (ECV)

Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 admin

The ECV is an individual microclimate system that provides cooling relief in hot climates when conducting foot patrols and vehicle convoys.  Used primarily under the OTV, the ECV was procured in response to an Urgent Universal Statement of Need.  Manufactured out of fire resistant material, the ECVs open weave mesh provides evaporative […]