Air Force L-2B Flyer’s Jacket (1970)

Thursday October 10th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: Jacket, Flying, Man’s, Light Zone, L-2B Assign Date: Unknown Size-FSN Sheet Size FSN Small 8415-817-0597 Medium 8415-817-0598 Large 8415-817-0595 X-Large 8415-817-0596

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 […]

Marine M-153/U Voice Silencer Microphone

Friday September 20th, 2019 admin

This is a special microphone designed to keep your voice from being heard by any one else when speaking. There is a Push To Talk switch on top of the “nose”. The resulting sound is very crisp and easy to understand.   Stock Number Reference: Microphone, Voice Silencer, M-153/U FSN: […]

Navy A-2 Cold Weather Intermediate Cap (1969)

Saturday August 24th, 2019 admin

Stock Number Reference: Cap, Intermediate, Cold Weather (A-2) Assign Date: Unknown Size-FSN Sheet Size FSN Small (6 5/8 – 6¾) 8415-753-5607 Medium (6 7/8 – 7) 8415-753-5608 Large (7 1/8 – 7¼) 8415-753-5609 X-Large (7 3/8 – 7½) 8415-753-5610

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 […]

AFH-1 Helicopter Helmet (1968)

Saturday June 8th, 2019 admin

In 1962 the Army began developing an improved version of the APH-5. Combat experience in Vietnam led the Army to develop a flight helmet with better ballistic protection. Introduced in 1965, the new Anti-fragmentation Flight Helmet, or AFH-1, was fielded. Whereas the APH-5 was standard issue throughout the Army, the […]

GUU-1/P .38 Revolver Holster (1963)

Friday February 15th, 2019 admin

Carried by APs, SPs, Aircrews, USAF INTEL personnel in the field. This holster is for S&W Model 15 Combat Masterpiece, a four inch barreled, target sighted .38 Special revolver.   Stock Number Reference: Holster, Revolver, GUU-1/P FSN: 1095-819-8591 Assign Date: Unknown

M-1956 LCE Official Copy (1): Greek Army M-1971 Load-Carrying Equipment

Sunday December 9th, 2018 admin

Author: Beta-TNT (Webmaster) Overview In the 1970s’, there were many countries’ armed forces using American style individual equipment copy as their own standard issue. Let’s start with Greek M-1971 Load-Carrying Equipment. After the World War II, Greece received military assistance from the US, among them there were small arms and […]

Combat Vehicle Crew’s (CVC) T56-6 Helmet

Tuesday October 9th, 2018 admin

Intergrated with MK-525/G or MK-1036/G headset-microphone kit. Ballistic-protective nylon main body.   Stock Number Reference: Helmet, Combat Vehicle Crewman’s, T56-6 Data Item with MK-525/G with MK-1039/G Assign Date Unknown 1967-01-16 FSN Size Regular 8415-082-2066 8415-926-9991 Size Large 8415-082-2067 8415-926-9992

Hot Weather Boots (Jungle, Panama Sole, Vietnam War)

Friday September 28th, 2018 admin

Spike-protective Panama sole.   Stock Number Reference: Boots, Combat, Tropical, Spike Resistant Assign Date: 1968-04-24 FSN-Size Sheet Size/Width X-Narrow Narrow Regular Wide X-Wide 3 8430-141-0767 5 8430-141-0768 8430-141-0769 8430-141-0770 8430-141-0771 8430-141-0772 6 8430-141-0773 8430-141-0774 8430-141-0775 8430-141-0776 8430-141-0778 7 8430-141-0779 8430-141-0780 8430-141-0781 8430-141-0782 8430-141-0783 8 8430-141-0784 8430-141-0785 8430-141-0786 8430-141-0787 8430-141-0788 9 8430-141-0789 […]

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 […]