USMC Sub-Belt (FILBE)

Monday July 25th, 2022 admin

The USMC Sub-Belt replaces the cartridge belt and provides a hip-worn platform for carriage of fielded pouches and the USMC Holster via Pouch Attachment Ladder System (PALS). It is distributed in three sizes and is part of the Family of Individual Load Bearing Equipment (ILBE). The USMC Sub-Belt allows for […]

Eagle Industries Ranger H-Harness, Olive Drab

Wednesday April 27th, 2022 admin

(Description copied from archived ofiicial webstore) Our Ranger H-Harness, made from #1000 denier abrasion and water resistant Cordura® nylon, is fully adjustable, and has 1/2″ closed cell foam padded shoulder straps with Cool Max for coolness and comfort. Other features: Sternum Strap. Rescue Strap. All snaps are covered with webbing. […]

M-1956 Suspenders Foreign Modification (1960s)

Wednesday September 25th, 2019 admin

These modified suspenders are based on an XL sized, 1967 dated M-1956 Suspenders. The mainly modification is a pair of additional front straps and backpack connectors, seem to be used with M-1945 Field Pack (or its local copy). Considering those countries/regions who used America made M-1956 LCE and M-1945 Field […]

M-1945 Suspenders Foreign Modification (1960s)

Friday June 22nd, 2018 admin

These suspenders were modified from M-1945 Suspenders by some Europe countries (highly probably Greece) that received US military assistance in the Cold War era. There are several modifications: Two “branch straps” were removed. Spring hooks of the front suspendres were replaced by “bottle opener” hooks. Dual tiny D rings replaced […]

M-1950 Trousers Suspenders (1983)

Saturday October 8th, 2016 admin

Widely used on cold weather trousers: M-51, M-65, ECWCS, etc. Shown pair contract number dated 1983, being attached on woodland M-65 cold weather trousers.   Stock Number Reference: Suspenders, Trousers NSN: 8440-00-221-0852 Assign Date: Unknown

Load Carrying Suspenders Collection 1942 – 1974

Saturday April 23rd, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference (left to right): Name Stock Number Suspenders, Belt, M-1936 (crica 1942) 74-S-389 Suspenders, M1941, USMC (circa 1967) 8465-382-7968 Suspenders, Pack, Combat, Cargo, M-1945 (circa 1951) 74-S-392-300 M-1945 Suspenders Foreign Modification (Modified in 1960s) 74-S-392-300 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956 (circa 1967) 8465-577-4922 (regular size) Suspenders, Field Pack, M-1967 (circa […]

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; […]

M1936 Suspenders and Belt

Saturday January 23rd, 2016 admin

The “Belt, Pistol or Revolver, M1936” was essentially the same as the M1912 belt, but had a buckle with smaller “T”-closure. Early version belt had a pair of smooth-faced brass belt keepers with brazed ends. This kind of belt was issued to all ranks armed forces with handgun or carbine […]

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

All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment (ALICE)

Friday November 13th, 2015 admin

Also named “M1972” before 1974, consists of load-carrying system and rucksacks. Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assigned Date Belt, Individual Equipment Belt, Individual Equipment, Nylon Belt, Individual Equipment, M-1972 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-1 Belt, Individual Equipment, Nylon, LC-2 (M-1956 type brass buckle) 8465-00-001-6488 (Medium) 8465-00-001-6487 (Large) 1972-09-24 Belt, Individual Equipment, […]

M1944 & M1945 Pack System

Thursday November 12th, 2015 admin

“M-1944” Pack Set Name Army Stock Number Pack, Field, Combat 74-P-12-250 Pack, Field, Cargo 74-P-12-285 M-1945 Pack Set Name Pack, Field, Combat, M-1945 74-P-12-252 Pack, Field, Cargo, M-1945 74-P-12-287   Suspenders Name Army Stock Number Suspenders, Pack, Combat, Cargo 74-S-392-300