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; […]

Marine Nylon M1941 Haversack

Wednesday March 2nd, 2016 admin

The last version of Marine M1941 pack series, and seems no nylon knapsack (cargo pack) or nylon M1941 suspenders. It was replaced by M1967 USMC individual equipment system (not M-1967 LLCE). Stock Number Reference: Field Pack, Combat, MC FSN: 8465-382-7966 Assign Date: Unknown

OG106 Hot Weather Field Cap (Vietnam War era)

Tuesday January 26th, 2016 admin

Wear with OG107 Tropical Combat Uniform Stock Number Reference: Cap, Field, Hot Weather, OG-106 Assign Date: Unknown Size FSN 6¾ 8415-082-5743 6⅞ 8415-082-5744 7 8415-082-5745 7⅛ 8415-082-5746 7¼ 8415-082-5747 7⅜ 8415-082-5748 7½ 8415-082-5749

OG106 Hot Weather Utility Cap (Vietnam War era)

Tuesday January 26th, 2016 admin

Wear with OG107 Utility Uniform Stock Number Reference: Cap, Hot Weather, OG-106 Assign Date: 1969-10-29 Size FSN 6⅜ 8415-177-4834 6½ 8415-177-4835 6⅝ 8415-177-4836 6¾ 8415-177-4837 6⅞ 8415-177-4838 7 8415-177-4839 7⅛ 8415-177-4840 7¼ 8415-177-4841 7⅜ 8415-177-4842 7½ 8415-177-4843 7⅝ 8415-177-4844 7¾ 8415-177-4845 7⅞ 8415-177-4846

XM28 Lightweight Protective Mask

Sunday January 24th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: MASK,RIOT CONTROL AGENT Size FSN Assign Date Medium 4240-880-0010 1967-11-08 Large 4240-880-0009 1967-11-08    

Medical Instrument and Supply Set Case No.8 (1990)

Friday January 22nd, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Case, Medical Instrument and Supply Set, Nonrigid, No.8 NSN: 6545-01-094-6142 Assign Date: 1980-05-13 NSN Name Qty Unit 6545-01-094-6136 insert first aid kit CASE 1 ea 6505-00-914-3593 povidone-iodine, topical solution USP 1/50 bx 6508-01-265-0079 lipstick ANTICHAP 1/100 pg 6510-00-159-4883 dressing first aid FIELD 2 ea 6510-00-200-3180 bandage GAUZE […]

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  

Tropical Rucksack

Monday January 18th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Rucksack, Tropical w/ 3 Small Liner and 1 Large Liner FSN: 8465-935-6673 Assign Date: Unknown   liners: Liner, Field Pack Assign Date: 1968-07-24 Size FSN Size 1 (small) 8465-935-6857 Size 2 (large) 8465-935-6858

ALICE Rucksacks: Medium and Large

Wednesday January 13th, 2016 admin

Known as “M-1972” before 1974, consists of load-carrying system and rucksacks. Stock Number Reference: Item NSN Assigned Date Field Pack, Combat, Nylon, Medium, M-1972 Field Pack, Combat, Nylon, Medium, LC-1 (With rubberized water-proof liners and spring non-slip buckles) 8465-00-001-6480 1972-09-24 Field Pack, Combat, Nylon, Medium, LC-1 Field Pack, Combat, Nylon, […]

M69 Body Armor (Gen II)

Wednesday December 23rd, 2015 admin

Widely used by Army infantry, Navy sailor and Marine also equipped a few. Like its predecessor M-1952A, it was fabricated from 12 piles of ballistic nylon, protect wearer form explosion fragment. In fact, the name “M69” is the 1969 version of this series body armor’s model (Armor, Body Fragmentation Protective, […]

Aircrew Body Armor (a.k.a. “Chicken Plate”)

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 […]

Nylon M3 Medic Bag (Vietnam War era)

Monday November 16th, 2015 admin

Shown one circa 1973 Stock Number Reference: Case, Medical Instrument And Supply Set, Nylon, Non-Rigid No.3 FSN: 6545-912-9870 Assign Date: Unknown