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Authorizedpublicationfromthe

ICEProgramOfficewithin
MarineCorpsSystemsCommand

LeadingaProgramManagementOfficelikeoursisinmanywayslike
leadingaBattalion,Squadron,Training,orSupportingCommand.We
needtomaintainacommonvisionandworkasateamsothatwecan
equipMarineswiththetoolsnecessarytosucceedinbattle.

Iwouldliketosharesomeofmycommandphilosophy.Thiswillensure
thatwedevelopacommonunderstandingofsomefundamentalprinci
plesthatIbelievearenecessaryforthecontinuedsuccessofourteam.
Thesearebynomeansinclusivebutshouldservetoconveymyfocus
andintentandwillfortheframeworkanddirectionforallthatwedo.

Myvisionistoachieveandmaintaininnovativesystemsacquisitionand
effectivesustainmentofInfantryCombatEquipmentforU.S.Marines.

NeverforgetthatoutprimaryreasonforbeinghereistosupportMa
rines.

JointCoordinationisessential.Wewillmaintainsituationalawareness
ofourfellowservicepartnerseffortsandpreparetoleveragethesuc
cessesobserved.

Havefuninwhatwedoandtakeprideintheservices/productswepro
vide.

SemperFidelis.

A.J.PASAGIAN

LieutenantColonel,USMC

MISSIONSTATEMENT

ProgramManagerInfantryCombatEquipment(PMICE)isthetotal
lifecyclemanagerforallMarineInfantryCombatEquipmentandis
responsible for developing, fielding and sustainment of ICE to
enhance the performance, capability, survivability and mobility of
Marines.

The ARMOR & LOAD BEARING TEAM is responsible for providing


timely, high quality individual ballistic protection and load bearing
equipmenttoenhancecurrentandfutureMarineCorpsreadiness.

TheSUPPORTEQUIPMENTTEAMisresponsibleforprovidingtimely,
high quality general support equipment to enhance current and
futureMarineCorpsreadiness.

TheCOMBAT&DRESSCLOTHINGTEAMisresponsibleforproviding
timely, high quality clothing to enhance current and future
MarineCorpsreadiness.

TableofContents
ScalablePlateCarrier7

ModularTacticalVest(MTV)8

OuterTacticalVest(OTV)9

EnhancedSmallArmsProtectiveInsert(ESAPI)10

SideSmallArmsProtectiveInserts(SSAPI)11

LightweightHelmet(LWH)12

NapeProtectionPad13

PadSuspensionSystem14

EnhancedCombatVehicleCrewmansHelmet(ECVCH)15

QuadGard16

FullSpectrumBattleEquipment:IndividualandPlatoon(FSBE)17

MilitaryEyeProtectionSystems(MEPS)19

BallisticHearingProtection(BHP)20

EvaporativeCoolingVest(ECV)21

StandardImprovedLoadBearingEquipment22

ReconnaissanceImprovedLoadBearingEquipment(RILBE)23

CorpsmanAssaultPackImprovedLoadBearingEquipment(CAPILBE)24

ImprovedLoadBearingEquipment(ILBE)Pouches25

IndividualWaterPurificationSystem(IWPS)27

TableofContents

EnhancedBedNetSystems(EBNS)29

UltraHighIntensityIlluminationSystem(UHIMIS)30

PonchoLiner(MARPAT)31

WaterproofBag,ImprovedLoadBearingEquipment32

FieldTarpaulin(FieldTarp)33

IndividualHandHeldFlashlight34

ExternalKnee&ElbowPads35

MartialArtsKit36

MechanicalBreachersKit(MBK)37

MarineCorpsStuffSack(MACSSack)39

3SeasonSleepSystem(3S)40

MarineAssaultClimbersKit(MACK)41

ModularSteelTractionSnowshoe(MSTS)42

Individual/TeamJP8Stove43

ExpeditionaryFieldKitchen(EFK)44

EnhancedTrayRationheatingSystem(ETRHS)45

TrayRationHeatingSystem(TRHS)46

FieldFoodServiceSystem(FFSS)47

AllPurposeEnvironmentalClothingSystem(APECS)48

TableofContents

CombatDesertJacket(CDJ)49

FlameResistantOrganizationalGear(FROG)50

ImprovedCombatVehicleCrewmensCoveralls(ICVC)52

ProximityGearEnsemble53

MarineCorpsRunningSuit54

MarineCorpsCombatBoot,HotWeather(MCCB,HW)55

MarineCorpsCombatBoot,TemperateWeather(MCCB,TW)56

SnowCamouflageUniform57

LightweightExposureSuit58

ExtremeColdWeatherParka&Trouser(HappySuit)59

Underwear,NexttoSkin,ColdWeather60

Underwear,GridFleece,MidWeight,ColdWeather61

Jacket,WindproFleece,ColdWeather62

Cap,Hardface,MicroFleece,ColdWeather63

USMCExtremeColdWeather(ECW)MittenSystem64

MountainColdWeatherBoot66

PMICEOrganizationalChart67

ScalablePlateCarrier

OVERVIEW

IIIMEFsubmittedanUSONforanESAPIPlatecarriertoprovideadirectthreatcapability
thatwouldallowgreatermobility,withreducedthermalstressinhighelevations,thick
vegetationandtropicalenvironmentsthanthatprovidedbytheissueOTV/MTV.There
quirementhasbeenincreasedtosupportanadditionalMEUwithbothI&IIMEFandthe
armoredvehiclecommunity.

FEATURES

1)Reducedfragmentationprotection
2)Reducedweight&thermalburden
3)Retentionofdirectfireprotection
4)IntegrateswithMTVcomponents

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:9,483
IDNo.:11408

TAMCN:C00612E
LEADNSN:8470015627210

PRODUCTION

CurrentlyinproductionwithestimatedcompletionoffieldingduringOct08.

MANUALS

AcommercialUse&CareManualwasprovidedwithfieldedSPC.

ModularTacticalVest(MTV)

OVERVIEW

TheOTV,developedinthelate1990s,wasnotdesigned,butwasbeingusedforcarrying
equipmentanditemsduringgroundcombatoperations.TheMTVwasdevelopedinre
sponsetoanUUNStomeetshortfallsidentifiedbytheOperatingForcesintheOTV.

FEATURES

MTVimprovementswhencomparedtotheOTVinclude:
1)Increasedcapability:
Quickreleaseforemergencyegressandmedicalaccess.
Increasedlowerbackandkidneyareaprotection.
2)Improvedintegration:
SideSmallArmsProtectiveInsertcarrier.
Channelsforcommunicationwiring/cables.
3)Designimprovements:
Improvedclosures.
Riflebolstertoimprovethestockwell.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:84,000
IDNo.:11408A

TAMCN:C00592E
LEADNSN:8470015475919

PRODUCTION

ProtectiveProductsInternationalofSunrise,FL.

MANUALS

MTVCommercialUsersGuidehttp://www.mtvarmor.com

OuterTacticalVest(OTV)

OVERVIEW

TheOTVisaprotectivevestwornoverclothingforprotectionagainstfragmentationand
9mmhandgunonly.WhentheOTViswornwithESAPIplates,thelevelofprotectionis
upgradedtospecific5.56/7.62mmriflethreats.

FEATURES

1)Vestdesign:
Frontopenvest.
Webstrapstoallowattachmentofothermodularloadcarriageitems.
2)Armor(allremovable):
Yoke&Collar,throatandgroinprotectors.
Softarmorpanels.
ESAPIplatesandSideSAPIcarriersandplates.
IntegrateswithQuadGardandArmorProtectionEnhancementSystem(APES).

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:198,088
IDNo.:10647A

TAMCN:C34942F
LEADNSN:8470014651863

PRODUCTION

RepairandreplenishmentoftheOTVandcomponentsisprovidedbytheDefense
LogisticsAgency(SourceofSupplyCodeSMS).

MANUALS

ULSS00150415
PCN:13210647000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13210647000.pdf
CommercialInterceptorCare&UseManualPCN:50010647000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50010647000.pdf
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EnhancedSmallArmsProtectiveInsert(ESAPI)

OVERVIEW

EnhancedSmallArmsProtectiveInsertsarecompositeplateswornwithandinsidethe
OTVorMTVthatdefeatriflefired5.56mmand7.62mmrounds.

FEATURES

Consistsofaceramiccompositeouterstrikefacewithlaminatedcompositebackingand
coveredwitharubber,plastic,ornyloncover.
ItcanberemovedfromtheOTV/MTV,whichallowsCommanderstoincrease/decrease
protectionbasedonthethreat.
Contouredtofittheindividual,platesareinterchangeablebetweenthefrontandbackof
theOTVorMTV.
CoversaMarinesvitalorgans.Canwithstandmultiplehits.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:340,942
IDNo.:10913A

TAMCN:C30202E

LEADNSN:8470015207360

PRODUCTION

ArmorWorks,Tempe,AZ.
Ceradyne,CostaMesa,CA.
Simula,Phoenix,AZ.

MANUALS

ULSS00200415
PCN:13210913000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13210913000.pdf
TM10647A12
PCN:50010647000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13210647000.pdf

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SideSmallArmsProtectiveInserts(SSAPI)

OVERVIEW

TheSSAPIprovidesincreasedlevelsofflankandtorsoindividualballisticprotectionwhen
wornwiththeOuterTacticalVest.TheModularTacticalVestcomesequippedwithSSAPI.

FEATURES

TheSideSAPIaffordsthesameprotectionastheEnhanceSmallArmsProtectiveInsertsto
thesidesofthetorsobyusing6x8platesofsimilarceramiccompositematerial.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:190,622
IDNo.:11252A

TAMCN:C00152F
LEADNSN:8470015359876

PRODUCTION

Ballisticplatemanufacturers:Ceradyne,CostaMesa,CAandDiamondbackTactical,Glen
dale,AZ.
Ballisticcarriermanufacturers:MEDENG,Ontario,CanadaandProtectiveProductsInter
national,Sunrise,FL.

MANUALS

TM50010913AOR1(EnhancedSSAPICarrier) PCN:50010913100
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50010913100.pdf
TM10913AOR12(SSAPIPouchInstructions) PCN:50010913200
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs2/50010913200.pdf

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LightweightHelmet(LWH)

OVERVIEW

TheLightweightHelmet(LWH)replacesthePersonalArmorSystemforGroundTroops
(PASGT)helmet.TheLWHprotectstheindividualMarinesheadfromfragmentation,9MM
smallarmsprojectiles,andbluntforcetrauma.

FEATURES

TheLWHretainsthePASGTprofilebutmakesuseoflightermaterialsavailablethrough
newtechnologies.
TheLWHisapproximately3to6ounceslighterthanthePASGTdependingonhelmetsize.
Itfeaturesaretentionsystemandpadsthatwillreducestressandfatigueontheneckand
shoulders.
LWHisavailableinsixsizesrangingfromXSmalltoXXLarge.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:198,088
IDNo.:08744B

TAMCN:C32152E
LEADNSN:8470015060934

PRODUCTION

GentexCorporation,Carbondale,PA.

MANUALS

ULSS0874415
PCN:13200874400
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13200874400.pdf
TM08744B12&P
PCN:50008744000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50008744000.pdf

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NapeProtectionPad

OVERVIEW

TheNapeProtectionPad(NAPP)protectstheoccipitalregionoftheheadandneckwith
approximately17squareinchesofsoftarmor.Itincreasesoverallheadballisticprotection
againstgroundbasedandvehiclebasedexplosivedevices.

FEATURES

TheNAPPoutershellisconstructedoutofflameresistantcordura.
TheNAPPinterfaceswiththeXretentionsystemoftheLightweightHelmet(LWH),and
theHretentionsystemoftheModularIntegratedCommunicationsHelmet(MICH).

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:60,000
IDNo.:N/A

TAMCN:N/A(ComponenttotheLight
WeightHelmet)

LEADNSNs:8470015546751

PRODUCTION

TheGentexCorporation,Carbondale,PA.

MANUALS

TheNAPPisacomponentoftheLightWeightHelmetandwillbeincludedinthenextrevi
sionofTM08744B12&P(LightWeightHelmet) PCN:50008744000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50008744000.pdf

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PadSuspensionSystem

OVERVIEW

ThePadSuspensionSystemconsistsofsevenpadsthatareattachedtotheLightweight
Helmet(LWH)usingVelcrohookdisks.Thepadsarecomposedoftwofoamlayerscovered
withasyntheticVelcroloopcompositefabriconthebackthatattachestotheLWH,anda
knitmaterialonthefrontthatrestsagainstthehead.Aminimumoffivepadsmustbe
wornforthesystemtooperatecorrectly.

FEATURES

(1)CircularCrownPad.
(2)TrapezoidPads.
(4)OblongSidePads.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:60,000
TAMCN:N/A(ComponenttotheLight

weightHelmet)
IDNo.:N/A
LEADNSN:8470015469420

RepairandreplenishmentofthepadsuspensionsystemisprovidedbytheDefenseLogis
ticsAgency(SourceofSupplyCodeSMS).

PRODUCTION

TheResourceCenter(TRC),NationalInstitutefortheBlindandSeverelyHandicapped,
Jamestown,NY.

MANUALS

ThePadsSuspensionSystemisacomponentoftheLightweightHelmetandhasbeenadded
toTM08744B12&P(LightweightHelmet)
PCN:50008744000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50008744000.pdf

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EnhancedCombatVehicleCrewmensHelmet(ECVCH)

OVERVIEW

TheEnhancedCombatVehicleCrewmensHelmetwillofferbettertransmissionquality,
listeningcapability,andsuperiorcomfortrelativetotheAmphibiousAssaultVehicleCom
batVehicleCrewmensHelmet(AAVCVCH).

FEATURES

Thelinercontainsalltheimprovedcommunicationsequipment.
Deeperearcupsandbetterearphonespeakerstoincreasesoundattenuation,andatalk
thrucircuit.
Theexistingballisticshellwillremaininusethusprovidingthesamelevelofballisticpro
tectionprovidedbyexistingCVCH.
TheECVCHiscompatiblewithcurrentcrewvehicleradioandintercomsystemsaswellas
handheldradiosthroughtheuseofstandardfittingsandcords.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:10,100
IDNo.:10991B

TAMCN:C49942F
LEADNSNs:8470015458200SMMED
8470015458195LG

PRODUCTION

SonetronicsCorporation,WestBelmar,NJ.

MANUALS

ULSS1099115
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13201099101.pdf
TM10991BO&P
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/17410991000.pdf

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PCN:13201099101
PCN:17410991000

QuadGard

OVERVIEW

TheQuadGard(QG)systemwasdesignedtoprovideballisticprotectionforarmsandlegsin
responsetoblastweaponthreatsandcombatcasualtytrendsduringOperationIraqiFree
dom.

FEATURES

Shoulderpadprotectiontominimizeexposure.
ThreepointOTVattachmentsystem(rearstrap,centerstrap,frontstrap).
UpperarmProtectiontominimizefrontalexposure.
Lowerarm(Openingtoeasedon/doff,ventilationslitandVelcrostrap).
Upperleg(OnelargeFasTecclosureatbelt,protectiontoouterthigharea,ventilationslit
andflapwithFasTecclosure,flapfoldbackfeaturetostreamlineopenposition,suspender
attachmentforquickrelease).
Knee(Flexibilityofkneedesign,Integralkneepadforcomfort).
Lowerleg(Ventilationbylengtheningzipper,Velcrotiedownsoverzipper).

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:4,500
IDNo.:00251A

TAMCN:C00162F
LEADNSN:8470015445259

PRODUCTION

FSTechnology,Plano,TX.

MANUALS

ACommercialUse&CareManualwasprovidedwithfieldedsystems.

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FullSpectrumBattleEquipment:IndividualandPlatoon
(FSBE)

OVERVIEW

FullSpectrumBattleEquipment(FSBE)reducesthecomponentweight,providesasingle
pointofreleasemechanism,andhasanintegratedbreathingandflotationsystem.Full
SpectrumBattleEquipmentreplacestheCloseQuartersBattleEquipment(CQBE)Assault
Vest.

FEATURES

FSBEprovidesballisticprotection,briefunderwaterbreathingcapability,flotation,and
limitedloadcarriagetomeetthespecificmissionprofilesoftheUSMCForceReconnais
sancecommunity,FleetAntiTerrorismSecurityTeams(FAST),andMEU(SOC)Helicopter
AssaultCompanies.
TheFSBEPlatoonKitconsistsofwearablepouchesandotherspecificgeartooutfitaMa
rineplatooninbattle.
TheFSBEIndividualKitconsistsofwearablepouchesandotherspecificgeartooutfitan
individualMarineinbattle.
SeetheMarineCorpsStocklistforthecomponentsthatmakeupeachkit.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

TheFSBEwillbefieldedintwodifferentkits,theIndividualKitandPlatoonKit.

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FullSpectrumBattleEquipment:IndividualandPlatoon
(FSBE)

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
FSBEKIT

TAMCN

IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCKNUM
BER

ConfigurationAIndividual 3741 C35012E

11022A

8465015181441

ConfigurationAPlatoon

132 C35002E

11021A

8465015181434

ConfigurationBIndividual 1976 C35012E

11022B

8465015181442

ConfigurationBPlatoon

44 C35002E

11021B

8465015181437

ConfigurationCIndividual 1460 C35012E

11022C

8465015181443

ConfigurationCPlatoon

28 C35002E

11021C

8465015181439

285 C35012E

TBD

TBD

31 C35002E

TBD

TBD

ConfigurationDIndividual
ConfigurationDPlatoon

A/O

AcompletelistingofNSNsfortheIndividualandPlatoonKitscanbefoundinthe
appropriateSL3listedbelow.

PRODUCTION

TheResourceCenter(TRC),Jamestown,NYproducessomeFSBEIndividualand
PlatoonKitcomponentsandservesasthesystemintegratorfortheremaining
components.TheResourceCenterassemblesandshipscompletedkitsdirectlyto
designatedunits.

MANUALS

ULSS00007715(FullSpectrumBattleEquipment)PCN:13200007700
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13200007700.pdf
SL311022(IndividualFullSpectrumBattleEquipment)PCN:12311002200
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311002200.pdf
SL311021(PlatoonFullSpectrumBattleEquipment)PCN:12311021000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311021000.pdf

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MilitaryEyeProtectionSystems(MEPS)

OVERVIEW

TheMilitaryEyeProtectionSystem(MEPS)isaproductimprovementtotheSand,Wind
andDustGoggles,andprovidesballisticandsolareyeprotection.

FEATURES

MEPSaredesignedtoprotectMarinesagainstsun,wind,dustandballistichazardsthatare
commoninthebattlespace.
Ballisticstandard:
1)GogglesmeetMILV43511C4.5.10(.22calT37projectileat550560fps).
2)SpectaclesmeetMILPRF310133.5.1.1(.15calT37projectileat640660fps).
Theeyewearcanbewornduringbothdayandnightoperations.
MEPSofferantifogcapability,increasedfieldofview,andeyeballisticprotection.
Thesamecorrectivevisioninsertscanbeusedinboththegogglesandspectacles.
Laserprotectioncapabilityiscurrentlyindevelopment.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
A/O

TAMCN

IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

Goggles

190,624

C21712E

01732D

4240015045727

Spectacles

190,624

C21702E

11117A

4240015545699

PRODUCTION

EyeSafetySystems,Kethum,ID.

MANUALS

N/A.

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BallisticHearingProtection(BHP)

OVERVIEW

HearingprotectionwornbyMarinesneedstoworkinareasofsteadystatenoise(e.g.,
noiseinandaroundaircraft,vehicles,enginerunningwatercraft,machinery,etc.)andim
pulsenoise(e.g.,gunfire,explosions).TheBallisticHearingProtectionprovidedtoMarines
isatwoendedearplugthatprotectsagainststeadystatenoisesandimpactnoiseswhile
allowingthewearertohearambientsounds(conversation,footsteps,riflebolts,etc.)dur
ingcombatsituations.
DuringOperationIraqiFreedomI,theIMEFSurgeoninitiatedtherequestforBallistic
HearingProtectionaftertreatingover30Marinesforblastinjuriestotheearthatcould
havebeenmitigatedifballistichearingprotectionhadbeenworn.Ballistichearingprotec
tionisissuedtoandrequiredforallforcesdeployingtoIraqandAfghanistan.

FEATURES

BallisticHearingProtection,alsocalledCombatArmsEarplugs,isadualpurposeearplug.
Withtheyellowsideoftheearpluginsertedintheear,itwillblockloudimpulsenoise
(weaponsfiring)withoutsuppressingcriticalambientsounds(verbalcommandsandwarn
ings).
Withthegreenendinsertedintheear,itprovidessteadyprotectionwithanNRRof22dB,
whichisidealwhenexposedtoconstanthighlevelsoundsources85dBandabove.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:336,068
TAMCN:N/A
IDNo.:N/A
LEADNSN:6515014662710

RepairandreplenishmentofBHPisprovidedbytheDefenseLogisticsAgency(Sourceof
SupplyCodeSMS).

PRODUCTION

AearoCompany,NewPalestine,IN.

MANUALS

N/A.
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EvaporativeCoolingVest(ECV)

OVERVIEW

TheECVisanindividualmicroclimatesystemthatprovidescoolingreliefinhotclimates
whenconductingfootpatrolsandvehicleconvoys.UsedprimarilyundertheOTV,theECV
wasprocuredinresponsetoanUrgentUniversalStatementofNeed.Manufacturedoutof
fireresistantmaterial,theECVsopenweavemeshprovidesevaporativecooling.Thissys
temwillnotbesustainedsincetheOTVsreplacement,theModularTacticalVest,hasa
meshweavepermanentlyattachedtotheinsideofthevesttoprovideevaporativecooling.

FEATURES

Itallowsforfreerflowbyambientairandisacompletelypassivesystem.
TheECVisaonesizefitsallvestcanbetrimmedtofitbytheuser.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:60,000
IDNo.:11253A

TAMCN:C00142F
LEADNSN:8415015348878

PRODUCTION

SourceOneDistributors,Inc.,Wellington,FL.

MANUALS

ACommercialUse&CareManualwasprovidedwithfieldedsystems.

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StandardImprovedLoadBearingEquipment

OVERVIEW

TheImprovedLoadBearingEquipment(ILBE)isaloadcarrying/packsystemdesignedto
provideadurableandlightweightmeansforMarinestocarryindividualcombatclothing
andequipment.

FEATURES

TheILBEsystemhastwomajorcomponents:thepacksystemandtheAssaultLoadCarrier
(ALC).
TheILBEpacksystemconsistsofa4,500cubicinchmainpack,1,500cubicinchassault
pack,anda100ouncehydrationsystem.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:211,375
IDNo.:11003A

TAMCN:C54402F
LEADNSN:8465015158615

PRODUCTION

PropperInternationalSales,SaintCharles,MO.

MANUALS

ULSS01000315
PCN:13211003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13211003000.pdf
TM11003A10(ILBEPack)
PCN:50011003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50011003000.pdf
TM11003AOR/1(ILBEHydrationPack)
PCN:50011003100
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50011003100.pdf
SL311003(ILBEStocklist)
PCN:12311003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311003000.pdf

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ReconnaissanceImprovedLoadBearingEquipment
(RILBE)

OVERVIEW

TheReconnaissanceILBEisaloadcarryingsystemdesignedtomeetreconnaissanceunits
missionrequirements.

FEATURES

TheILBEPackSystemconsistsofa5,500cubicinchmainpack,anda2,300cubicinch
assaultpack.
Attachedtotheoutsideoftheassaultpackaretwo500cubicinchpouchesandadetach
able100ouncehydrationsystemproducedbySourceVagabound.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:3,913
IDNo.:11511A

TAMCN:C53312E
LEADNSN:8465015343594

PRODUCTION

PropperInternationalSales,SaintCharles,MO.

MANUALS

TM11003A10(ILBEPack)
PCN:50011003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50011003000.pdf
TM11003AOR/1(ILBEHydrationPack)
PCN:50011003100
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50011003100.pdf
SL311003(ILBEStocklist)
PCN:12311003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311003000.pdf

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CorpsmanAssaultPackImprovedLoadBearing
Equipment(CAPILBE)

OVERVIEW

TheCorpsmanAssaultPackisanimprovedloadbearingsystemthatreplacesthepreviously
fieldedmedicalmodularloadbearingsystem.

FEATURES

Compartmentalizationformedicalinstrumentsandequipment.
Improvedergonomics.
Reducedbulkthroughcompressionstraps.
Removableinsertsforenhanced,customizedmissionconfigurations.
CompleteintegrationwithFamilyofILBEitems,toincludehydrationsystem.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:7,335
IDNo.:11296A

PRODUCTION

TAMCN:C53322E
LEADNSN:8465015355377

PropperInternationalSales,SaintCharles,MO.

MANUALS

TM11003A10(ILBEPack)
PCN:50011003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50011003000.pdf
TM11003AOR/1(ILBEHydrationPack)
PCN:50011003100
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50011003100.pdf
SL311003(ILBEStocklist)
PCN:12311003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311003000.pdf

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ImprovedLoadBearingEquipment(ILBE)Pouches

OVERVIEW

AsacriticalelementoftheMarinesindividualload,ILBEpouchesprovideMarineswiththe
capabilitytocarryammunitionfortheirspecificindividualweapon.Allpouchesarecom
ponentsoftheImprovedLoadBearingSystem.

FEATURES

M16/M4SpeedReloadMagazinepouchholdstheMarineriflemansfirstchoiceM16/M4
magazine.
M16/M4Single/DoubleMagazinepouchholdsuptotwoM16/M4magazines.
9mm15RoundMagazinepouchthispouchholdsone9mmmagazine.
40mmGrenadepouchthispouchholdsone40mmgrenade.
PopupFlarepouchthispouchaffordstheuserquickaccesstoonepopupflare.
M67GrenadepouchholdsoneM67grenade,allowstheuserquickaccessandmodularity.
12GaugeShotgunShellpouchholdsten3inch12gaugeshotgunshells.
MultiGrenadepouchthispouchwillholdonesmokegrenade,thermitegrenade,star
clustergrenadeortwoflashbangs.
DumppouchthispouchwillholdemptyM4/M16oremptySAWdrum.
SquadAutomaticWeapon(SAW)Utilitypouchthisisamultipurposepouch,whichhasa
removableinsertandaccommodates40mmgrenades,SAWdrumsorcanbeusedasabulk
carryingpouch.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
POUCHES

A/O

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

M16/M4SpeedReloadMagazinepouch

188,260

8465015585122

M16/M4Single/DoubleMagazinepouch

564,780

8465015586167

9mm15RoundMagazinepouch

77,076

8465015585105

40mmGrenadepouch

33,954

8465015885113

25

ImprovedLoadBearingEquipment(ILBE)Pouches

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
POUCHES

A/O

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

PopupFlarepouch

19,962

8465015583148

M67Grenadepouch

376,520

8465015585185

12GaugeShotgunShellpouch

6,729

8465015584476

MultiGrenadepouch

19,962

8465015583148

DumpPouch

188,259

8465015585130

SquadAutomaticWeapon(SAW)/UtilityPouch 37,032

8465015590116

PRODUCTION
POUCHES

MANUFACTURER

CITY,STATE

M16/M4SpeedReloadMagazinepouch

SpecialtyDefense

Jessup,PA

M16/M4Single/DoubleMagazinepouch

FireForce

Arcadia,CA

EagleIndustries

Fenton,MO

AtlanticDivingSupply

VirginiaBeach,VA

QuanticoArms

Woodbridge,VA

TheResourceCenter

Jamestown,NY

12GaugeShotgunShellpouch

EagleIndustries

Fenton,MO

MultiGrenadepouch

EagleIndustries

Fenton,MO

SpecialtyDefense

Jessup,PA

QuanticoArms

Woodbridge,VA

9mm15RoundMagazinepouch
40mmGrenadepouch
PopupFlarepouch
M67Grenadepouch

DumpPouch
SquadAutomaticWeapon(SAW)/Utility
Pouch

MANUALS

PoucheswillbeaddedtothenextrevisionofSL311003(ILBEStocklist)
PCN:12311003000https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311003000.pdf

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IndividualWaterPurificationSystem(IWPS)

Block I

Block IA

Block II

Block III

OVERVIEW

TheIWPSisacriticalelementoftheindividualMarinesload.TheIWPSisbeingfieldedin
threeblockupgrades.BlockIisatwopartredundantsystemconsistingofadisinfecting
penandaninlinemicrofilterthatprovidestheWarfighterwiththecapabilitytomake
potablewaterfromanyexistingfreshwatersourcewhenoperatinginaustereenviron
ments.BlockIiscurrentlybeingfieldedtotheacquisitionobjectivelistedbelow.
BlockII:HydrationSystemIntegration.Currentlyunderresearchanddevelopment,this
BlockwillfullyintegratebothwaterpurificationandwaterfiltrationintotheILBEhydration
system.
BlockIII:Desalinization.Currentlyunderresearchanddevelopment,thisblockwillaug
mentthecapabilitiesoftheIWPStoincludesaltwater.

FEATURES(BLOCKI)

DisinfectingPen.
1)6.75incheslong.
2)Weight3.5oz.
3)Producesadisinfectantsolutionthatneutralizesviruses,bacteriaandprotozoancysts.
InLineMicrofilter.
1)7.5incheslong.
2)Weight3ounces.
3)Removesallbacteriaandprotozoancysts.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
BLOCK
BlockIDisinfectingPen
InLineMicrofilter

A/O

TAMCN

29,610 C30612B
190,018

27

IDNO. NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER
11025A

4610015138498
4610015423842

IndividualWaterPurificationSystem(IWPS)

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
BLOCK

A/O

TAMCN IDNO. NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

BlockII(HydrationSystemInte
gration)

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

BlockIII(Desalinization)

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

PRODUCTION

TheBlockIDisinfectingPenandInLineMicrofilteraremanufacturedbyCascadeDesigns,
Inc.,Seattle,WA.

MANUALS

ULSS00000815A
PCN:13211025000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13211025000.pdf

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EnhancedBedNetSystems(EBNS)

OVERVIEW

CommandingGeneral,2dMarineExpeditionaryForce(IIMEF)releasedanUrgentNeed
Statement(UNS)fortheImprovedBedNetSystem(IBNS).AttherequestoftheMarine
CorpsthevendormodifiedtheimprovedIBNSandaddedarainfly.TheIBNSthenbecame
theEnhancedBedNetSystem(EBNS).

FEATURES

Rainbarrierattachedforinclementweather.
ProvidessleepingMarinesinsectprotectionwhensleepingoncotsorontheground.
Permethrintreated.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:112,563
IDNo.:01901D

TAMCN:K44292E
LEADNSN:3740015464354

PRODUCTION

MMIMontgomeryMarketing,Inc.,Montgomery,AL.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

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UltraHighIntensityIlluminationSystem(UHIMIS)

OVERVIEW

TheUHIMISprovideslongrangevisibleandinfraredilluminationtodetectenemyactivity,
whichincreasesMarinessurvivability,lethalityandeffectiveness.

FEATURES

Projectsvisibleandinfraredlightuptothreequartersofamile.
Beamcanbeadjustedfrom0.5to15withoutcreatingablackholeinthemiddleofthe
lightbeam.
Weightis4.4pounds.
90minuteruntimeonafullbatterycharge.
Equippedwithallthehardwaretorechargethebatteryfromanypowersourcetoinclude
vehiclebatteries.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:1,200
IDNo.:11106A

TAMCN:C00047B
LEADNSN:5585015279966

PRODUCTION

Xenonics,Carlsbad,CA.

MANUALS

SL311106A
PCN:12311106000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311106000.pdf
TM11106A12
PCN:50011106000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/50011106000.pdf

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PonchoLiner(MARPAT)

OVERVIEW

ProvidesMarineswithalightweightfieldblanket.

FEATURES

NewMarinePatterncamouflage.
Quilteddesignoffersadditionalcomfortandwarmth.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:208,141
IDNo.:05509B

TAMCN:C32702F
LEADNSN:8405015458153

PRODUCTION

NationalInstitutefortheBlindandSeverelyHandicapped,Ashville,NC.

MANUALS

N/A.

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WaterproofBag,ImprovedLoadBearingEquipment

OVERVIEW

TheWaterproofBag,ILBEwillreplacetheexistingwaterproofbag.TwoWaterproofILBE
BagswillbeissuedtoeachMarine;oneforthemaincompartmentoftheILBEandonefor
theILBEassaultpack.

FEATURES

Watertightseal.
Assaultpackhasanorangelinertobeusedwhenanexpedientsignaldeviceisrequired.
Purgevalvetoeffectivelyreducethepackedvolumeofthebag.
BoththemainandassaultwaterproofbagareSL3componentstotheILBE.
Eachweighslessthanapound.
Mainwaterproofbagis3,600cubicinches.
Assaultwaterproofbagis1,500cubicinches.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:190,624
IDNo.:N/A

TAMCN:N/A
LEADNSN:Pending

PRODUCTION

CascadeDesignInc,Seattle,WA.

MANUALS

SL311003(ILBEStocklist)
PCN:12311003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311003000.pdf

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FieldTarpaulin(FieldTarp)

OVERVIEW

TheFieldTarpisdesignedtoprovideMarineswithalightweight,waterproofcovering,
whichcanalsobeusedasagroundcover,sunshade,gearcover,fieldlitter,andahasty
shelter.

FEATURES

Constructedoutofdurablematerialthatwillnotrip,leak,ordelaminateliketheponchoit
replaces.
Theedgesofthefieldtarpcanbesecuredtooneanotherwiththesewninsnaps.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:198,041
IDNo.:02104F

TAMCN:C34002E
LEADNSN:8340015192701

PRODUCTION

ORCIndustries,NationalInstitutefortheBlindandSeverelyHandicapped,LaCrosse,WI
andBrownsville,TX.

MANUALS

N/A.

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IndividualHandHeldFlashlight

OVERVIEW

IndividualHandHeldFlashlightsareindevelopmentandwillprovideeachMarinewitha
durable,lightweighthandheldflashlight.Marineswillnolongerberequiredtopurchasea
flashlightforindividualuseinthefield.

FEATURES

Thisflashlightshallbesmallinsizeandlightweight.Itmustbeabletowithstand(6)5foot
dropsontoaconcretefloorwithoutbreaking.
ItwilluseAAbatterieswhicharethemostcommonbatterypowersourceavailable.
Theoperationoftheflashlightmustbeintuitiveanditmustbeoperablewhilewearing
gloves.
Itwillhaveawhite,blue,red,andinfrared(IR)lightsourcewithouthavingtoattacha
separatelens.Itmustalsoprojectawhitebeamofconcentratedlight.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:233,030
IDNo.:TBD

TAMCN:TBD
LEADNSN:TBD

PRODUCTION

TBD.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

34

ExternalKnee&ElbowPads

OVERVIEW

CommanderswereinneedofkneeandelbowpadsthatprovidedtheirMarinesbettersup
port,flexibilityandcomfort.Commanderswerespendingunitfundsandinalotofin
stances,Marineswereusingtheirpersonalfundstoacquiresuitableexternalkneeand
elbowpads.ThekneeandelbowpadsselectedbytheMarineCorpsandfieldedisamodi
fiedversionoftheArmyskneeandelbowpads.

FEATURES

Kneeandelbowpadsoutershellwillnotsliponmostsurfaces.
Provideexcellentprotectiontothekneesandelbows.
Acontouredshapepaddedforcomfortandflexibility.
Velcrofastenersforquickandsecurefit.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O
ExternalKneePads

TAMCN

IDNO.

198,041 C00402E 11026A

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER
SM8415015150363
MED8415015150364
LG8415015150367

ExternalElbowPads

198,041 C00412E 11394A

SM8415015150219
MED8415015150222
LG8415015150224

PRODUCTION

BijansProtectiveEquipment,SantaRosa,CA

MANUALS

N/A.

35

MartialArtsKit

OVERVIEW

MartialArtsKitsprovidesMarineCorpsmartialartsinstructorswithalltheequipment
necessarytotrainMarinesinhandtohandcombat.MartialArtstrainingincreasesaMa
rine'sselfconfidenceandinstillsawarriorethos.

FEATURES

TheMartialArtsKit(MAK)consistsofthoseequipmentitemsnecessarytotrainMarines
frombasictoadvancedfightingtechniques.
Fivebeltsareissuedinagradedprogressionfrombasictoadvancedskills(Tan,Grey,
Green,Brown,andBlack).
Atanstripeisplacedonthebelttodenoteinstructors,andaredstripedenotesaninstruc
tortrainer.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:411
IDNo.:10776A

TAMCN:K41782E
LEADNSN:8415015198469

PRODUCTION

TheMAKiscomprisedofCommercialOfftheShelf(COTS)itemsprovidedbynumerous
vendors.KitsareintegratedandprovidedbytheDefenseLogisticsAgency(SourceofSup
plyCodeSMS).

MANUALS

ULSS00290115
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13210776000.pdf
SL310776A
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12310776000.pdf

36

PCN:13210776000
PCN:12310776000

MechanicalBreachersKit(MBK)

OVERVIEW

TheBreachersKitisdesignedto:breechlockeddoors,walls,andcutchainlinkfences,and
wireobstacles.

FEATURES

TheMechanicalBreachersKit(MBK)increasesthesmallunitscapabilitytobreachobsta
cleswithouttheuseofexplosives.
MBKisspecificallydesignedforbreachingobstaclesinurban/builtupareas.
RequirementstemsfromaMarineEnhancementPrograminitiative.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:752
IDNo.:11505A

TAMCN:C00382E
LEADNSN:8465015588195

MBKCOMPONENTS

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

MBKKitComplete

8465015588195

ComponentsList
BoltCutterCarrier

8465015438003

SledgeHammerCarrier

8465015446821

SledgeAxeCarrier

8465015437948

HalliganToolCarrier

8465015459923

LadderCarrier

8465015437961

KitAccessoryBag

8465015167955

BoltCutters

5110015340120

37

MechanicalBreachersKit(MBK)

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

MBKCOMPONENTS

SledgeAxe

HalliganTool

SledgeHammer(NonBreakable)

WreckingBar

BackPackFrame(PackMule)

KevlarSleeves

Goggles,EyeProtection

Rope,Sterling10.2mx70m

RopeBag

GrapplingHook

Flashlight,Tactical

AABatteries

TacticalGloves,Medium

TacticalGloves,Large

TacticalGloves,XLarge

Ladder,Collapsible

Carabineers,Locking

Carabineers,NonLocking

PRODUCTION

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER
4210015324603
5120015071498
4240015544834
5120005691292
8650015529713
8465015439504
4240015045727
4240015544835
8465015437936
2040014990035
6230015435504
6135009857845
8415015526272
8415015526290
5715015526272
1670015448194
8465014155134
8465014155137

TheMBKcomponentsareprocuredandkitsareintegratedbyTheResourceCenter(TRC),
NationalInstitutefortheBlindandSeverelyHandicapped,Jamestown,NY.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

38

MarineCorpsStuffSack(MACSSack)

OVERVIEW
AfterActionReportsfromOperationsIraqiFreedomandEnduringFreedomdemonstrated
acompellingneedtoprovideawaterproofbagtoprotectpersonalgearfromtheelements,
rain,sand,snow,andmoisture.TheMarineCorpsStuffSackwillprovideMarinesabetter
methodofwaterproofingtheirpersonalgearstoredinsideImprovedLoadBearingEquip
ment(ILBE).

FEATURES
TheMACSSackisconstructionwithaneasytousesinglestraprolltopclosureandabot
tomhandlethatcanbeusedwhilewearinginsulatedgloves
Anautomaticpurgevalveletsairouttocompressthebag.Thevalveisaflushmounted,
handsfreecheckvalve,withnometalorhardplasticparts.
Durable,lightweightfabricwithsmoothinternalandexternalsurfacestofacilitatepacking
andcompression.Abletowithstand20homelaunderings(warmwaterandwarmtumble
dry)withnostructuralfailures.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
A/O:791,836
IDNo:N/A

TAMCN:N/A
LEADNSN:8465015427688

TheMarineCorpsStuffSackislistedonGSAandcanberequisitionedthroughthesupply
system.
TheMarineCorpsStuffSackisanSL3componentoftheILBE.
EachILBEratesfourMACSSacks.

PRODUCTION

CascadeDesigns,Seattle,WA.

MANUALS

SL311003(ILBEStocklist)
PCN:12311003000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12311003000.pdf

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3SeasonSleepSystem(3S)

OVERVIEW

*Representativeof3seasonbag

OperationEnduringFreedomafterActionReportsdemonstratedacompellingneedtopro
videMarineswithasleepingbagthatincreasesprotectionfromenvironmentalconditions
whilereducingweightandvolume.Marinescarriedonlythemodularpatrolbagduring
mountainoperationsinAfghanistan,whichdecreasesweightbutdoesnotprovideade
quateprotectionincoldmountainousenvironments.

FEATURES

Thisprogramwilldevelopandvalidatea3SeasonsBag(3S)thatprovidesprotectionin
coldandwetenvironmentalconditions.
Thesystemwillprovideprotectionagainstcoldweatherwhenthetemperatureiszero
degreesFahrenheit.
Thesystemincludesasleepingbag,bivycover,waterproofcompressionstuffsack,anda
lightweightsleepingmatwithatotalweightofsevenandonehalfpounds.
The3Swillincreaseprotectioninthecoldby15degreesFahrenheit,reduceweightbyone
poundandvolumeby15percentwhencomparedtotheModularSleepSystem.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:233,030
IDNo:TBD

TAMCN:TBD
LEADNSN:TBD

PRODUCTION

TBD.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

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MarineAssaultClimbersKit(MACK)

OVERVIEW

ImprovementsarebeingmadetothecurrentMarineAssaultClimbersKit(MACK).

FEATURES

CurrentMACKenablesacompanytoscalea300footverticalrockdangerarea.
Individualitemswillbereplacedwithlightermoredurableandtechnologicallysuperior
products.
ItemswillbecertifiedbytheInternationalUnionofAlpineAssociations(IUAA)whereapplicable.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:60

IDNo:10161A

TAMCN:K45232E
LEADNSN:8465013948325

PRODUCTION

TheMACKiscomprisedofCommercialOfftheShelf(COTS)itemsprovidedbynumerous
vendors.KitswillbeintegratedbytheNationalInstitutefortheBlindandSeverelyHandi
capped,Jamestown,NY.

MANUALS

SL310161A
PCN:12310161000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12310161000.pdf

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ModularSteelTractionSnowshoe(MSTS)

OVERVIEW

TheModularSteelTractionSnowshoeprovidestractionandmobilityinsnowcoveredter
rainforMarinestoaccomplishforwarddeployedcoldweatheroperations.

FEATURES

Modularconstruction.
Steeltractionbarsattached.
Eightinchdetachabletail.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:12,800
IDNo:10536B

TAMCN:V43552E
LEADNSN:8465015589958

PRODUCTION

CascadeDesigns,Seattle,WA.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

42

Individual/TeamJP8Stove

OVERVIEW

TheIndividual/TeamJP8StoveisaproductimprovementtotheSquadStove(K49412E).

FEATURES

ThestoveunderevaluationatMarineCorpsMountainColdWeatherTrainingCommand
(MCMCWTC)Bridgeport,CAisacommercialofftheshelfstove(XGK)thathashadanaddi
tionalfueljetconfiguredfortheuseofJP8.
ThisjethasbeenoptimizedforburningJP8at10,000feetandisresistanttosootbuildup,
whichisoneofthemajorproblemswithpreviouslyfieldedsystems.
ThestovebeingtestediscomprisedofanXGKStove,usermaintenancekitinacarrying
bag,a22ozfuelbottlewithpump,andwindscreeninanadditionalcarryingbag.
Evaluationinasnowenvironmentdemonstrateda20to1returnonfuelweightwhen
meltingsnowfordrinkingwater.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:TBD
IDNo:TBD

TAMCN:TBD
LEADNSN:TBD

PRODUCTION

TBD.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

43

ExpeditionaryFieldKitchen(EFK)

OVERVIEW

TheEFKwillfeed500Marinesinthefield.Thisnewcapabilityfillsthegapbetweenthe
TrayRationHeatingSystem(TRHS)thatfeeds200MarinesandtheFieldFoodServiceSys
tem(FFSS)thatfeedsover800Marines.

FEATURES

Simpletooperate,easytomaintainandabletomeetunitfieldfeedingneeds.
Usestheoneburnerconcepttominimizetheamountoflogisticsandmaintenancesupport
required.
ItwillbecapableofprovidingUGRH&S,UGRBrations,andenhancementsattheproper
servingtemperatures,for500Marines,atasinglesitein180minutes(includingcleanup).
TheEFKwillbeabletocookandpreparefoodusingmanydifferentmethodstoinclude:
roasting,grilling,boiling,panfrying,andbaking.
TheEFKshallhaveamaximumelectricalpowerrequirementof10KWandcanbepowered
byMarineCorpsgeneratorsorcommercialelectricpower.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:104
IDNo:TBD

TAMCN:TBD
LEADNSN:TBD

PRODUCTION

TBD.

MANUALS

TBD.

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EnhancedTrayRationHeatingSystem(ETRHS)

OVERVIEW

TheEnhancedTrayRationHeatingSystem(ETRHS)isintendedtofillthegapbetween
packagedoperationrations(MREs)andestablishedFieldMesssitesservingARations.

FEATURES

Flexiblesupport.
Forwardfeedingsolution.
Systemscanbeusedintandemtoincreasefeedingcapacity.
Evolutionaryinnature,incorporatesbestfieldfeedingpracticesandequipmentandre
packagesthemtoexpandcapabilities.
ProvidesrefrigerationtounitsinthefieldwiththeQuadColdrefrigerationunit.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:68
IDNo:TBD

TAMCN:C00357B
LEADNSN:TBD

PRODUCTION

TheintegratorforETRHScomponentsistheJointCombatFieldFeedingDirectorate,U.S.
ArmyNatickSoldierResearch,Development,andEngineeringCenter,NatickMA.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

45

TrayRationHeatingSystem(TRHS)

OVERVIEW

TheTRHSisaselfcontainedmultifuelrationheateroperatedonamovingvehicletofeed
Marineshotmealsinremoteareas.

FEATURES

TheTRHSsystemiscapableofcookingandpreparingmealsfor250Marinesinthefield.
Itallowsthecommandertoprovidehotmealsinthefieldwithoutestablishingatraditional
fieldmess.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:698
IDNo:09211A

TAMCN:C66217B
LEADNSN:7310012957479

PRODUCTION

BabingtonEnterprisesInc.,McLean,VA.

MANUALS

TM09211A14&P
PCN:18409211000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/18409211000.pdf

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FieldFoodServiceSystem(FFSS)

OVERVIEW

TheFFSSisaselfcontainedfieldkitchenconsistingofintegratedfoodpreparationandsani
tationappliances.Itisdesignedtobeoperatedandmaintainedwithaminimumnumberof
personnelandprepares850mealstwicedailyinafieldenvironment.

FEATURES

TheFFSSisconfiguredwithinthree8x8x20sheltersthatmeetISOstandards.
FieldingoftheFieldFoodServiceSystem(FFSS)satisfiestherequirementforarapidlyde
ployablecontainerbasedfieldfeedingsystem.
TheFFSSreplacestheM59FieldRangeOutfit,theM2BurnerUnitandtheM67Immer
sionWaterHeater.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:42
IDNo:10879A

TAMCN:C58107B
LEADNSN:7360332012934

PRODUCTION

E.M.C.ArpaS.A.,Zaragoza,Spain.

MANUALS

TM10879A12
PCN:18410879000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/18409211000.pdf
SL310879A
PCN:12310879000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12310879000.pdf
ULSS00130215
PCN:13210879000
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/12310879000.pdf

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AllPurposeEnvironmentalClothingSystem(APECS)

OVERVIEW

TheAPECSparkaandtrousersprovideincreasedenvironmentalprotectionfromcoldand
wetweather.ItreplacesthesecondgenerationGortexmaterialparkaandtrousers.

FEATURES

Inadditiontoincreasedenvironmentalprotection,APECSprovidesareductioninweight,
noise,andinfraredsignature.
TheAPECScamouflagepatterniswoodlandMARPAT.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
A/O

TAMCN

IDNO.

LEADNATIONALSTOCKNUMBERS

APECSParka

205,622

C56522F

09141O

8415014219245

APECSTrousers

205,622

C66322F

09142A

8415012281336

PRODUCTION

PropperInternational,SaintCharles,MO.
TennesseeApparel,Tullahoma,TN.
TennierIndustries,Huntsville,TN.

MANUALS

ULSS00209615
PCN:13299994100
https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil/pubs/13299994100.pdf

48

CombatDesertJacket(CDJ)

OVERVIEW

TheCDJisalightweight,windresistant,waterrepellentjacketintendedtoprovideenviron
mentalprotectionindesertenvironments.Itprovidesprotectionagainstwind,blowing
sandandlightrain/snow.
IncorporatesdifferenttypesofdesertMARPATprintedfabricstoprovidemoistureman
agement,odorreduction,andventilation.

FEATURES

TheCDJhasbeendesignedtobecompatibleforwearwiththeMarineCorpCombatUtility
Uniform(MCCUU),fleecepulloverandlightweightcoldweatherunderwear.
TheCDJhasthefollowingfeatures:
1)Fivepocketswithwaterresistantzipperclosurestwochest,twolowerfront,andone
upperleftsleeve.
2)Collarhasastowedbalaclava(hood).
3)Alightweightfourwaystretchmaterialintheunderarmandupperbackpanelsreduces
bulkandprovidesmobilityandventilation.
4)Sleeveshavereinforcedelbows,aranktab,andadjustablewristclosures.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:210,000
IDNo:402201

TAMCN:V00012F
LEADNSN:8415015419430

PRODUCTION

180s,Baltimore,MD.
TennesseeApparel,Tullahome,TN.

MANUALS

N/A.
49

FlameResistantOrganizationalGear(FROG)

OVERVIEW

DuetotheamountofMarineCorpscasualtiesinIraqandAfghanistanfromenemyimpro
visedexplosivedevicedetonations,anUrgentStatementofNeed(USON)wasforwarded
fromtheOperatingForcesforhand,face,andneckflameandfireprotection.FlameResis
tantOrganizationalGear(FROG)wasquicklydevelopedandfieldedinresponsetothe
USON.FlameResistantOrganizationalGearisbrokenintotwoprotectivelayers.FROGI
consistofbaselayergarmentsandFROGIIconsistofoutergarmentsthatprotecttheindi
vidualMarinefromimmediateflashfireandflamethreats.

FEATURES

FROGI:
1)Balaclava:Hingedfaceguardthatallowswearertoexposefacewithouthavingtore
movehelmetandbalaclava.Bothalightweightandmediumweightbalaclavaisissuedto
eachMarine.
2)LongSleeveShirt:InadditiontobeingFR,thisshirthasamockneckdesignforadded
protection.
3)Gloves:FRmaterialthathasimproveddurabilityanddexterity.
FROGII
1)CombatShirt&Trousers:DesignedtocloselyresemblethecurrentMarineCorpsCom
batUtilityUniform(MCCUU).
2)Trousershaveacalfpocketthatallowsthewearertoquicklyidentifyflameresistant(FR)
MCCUUtrousersfromregularMCCUUtrousers.

50

FlameResistantOrganizationalGear(FROG)

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
FROGITEM

A/O

Balaclava(LightWeight)
Balaclava(MediumWeight)

IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCK
NUMBER

60,000 V00062F

TBD

8415015462650

60,000 V00062F

TBD

8415015462630

120,000 V00042F

TBD

8415015471845

60,000 V00032F

TBD

8415015471890

LongSleeveShirt

120,000 V00052F

TBD

8415015471734

Trousers

120,000 V00072F

TBD

8415015469992

LongSleeveTShirt
Gloves

TAMCN

PRODUCTION

LightandMediumWeightBalaclavasandLongSleeveTShirt,PotomacFieldGearHonaker,
VA.
Gloves,Camelbak,Petaluma,CA.
CombatShirt&Trousers,CryePrecision,Brooklyn,NYandPropperInternational,St.
Charles,MO.

MANUALS

N/A.

51

ImprovedCombatVehicleCrewmensCoveralls(ICVC)

OVERVIEW

TheImprovedCombatVehicleCrewmens(ICVC)coverallsareanimprovementandwill
phaseoutthecurrentlyissuedcombatvehiclecrewmenscoveralls.Thecolorhasbeen
changedtocoyote,amoredurablefabricisbeingused,andminordesignchangesre
questedbytheusercommunityincorporatedwithnoreductioninflame/thermalperform
ancecharacteristics.

FEATURES

DropseatwithsidezipperclosuresandaVelcrotapeclosureattopedge.
Thewaist,sleeves,andlegbottomshaveelasticadjustments.
Reinforcementpatchesattheseat,elbows,knees,andinsidelowerleg.
Therearetwelvepocketswithweltedzipperopenings.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:10,617
IDNo:11489A

TAMCN:C10652F
LEADNSN:8415015507943

PRODUCTION

PropperInternational,SaintCharles,MO.

MANUALS

N/A.

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ProximityGearEnsemble

OVERVIEW

ImprovedproximityfirefightergearprovidesCrashFireandRescueMarineswithsuperior
protectionagainsthighlevelsofradiantheatwhenfightingaircraftfiresandextractingair
crewsfromburningaircraft.

FEATURES

Theproximityprotectiongearincludes:helmet,hood,gloves,bootsthatprovideCrashFire
andRescueMarineswiththebestflameandfireprotectioncommerciallyavailable.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTIC

PROXIMITYGEAR

A/O

TAMCN

IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

FiremansHood

1,200

C50402F

11551A

4210015456290

FiremansHelmet

1,200

C50392E

08887B

4210015456316

FiremansCoat

1,200

C44152E

11514B

4210015456498

FiremansTrousers

1,200

C66392E

09853A

8415012671145

FiremansBoots

1,200

C41582E

07893B

4210015456657

FiremansGloves

1,200

C49152E

09639A

4210013357901

PRODUCTION

FisherScientific,Pittsburg,PA.

MANUALS

Indevelopment.

53

MarineCorpsRunningSuit

OVERVIEW

TheCommandantoftheMarineCorpsinitiatedtherunningsuitprogramtodevelopan
improvedphysicaltraining(PT)uniform.TherunningsuitdoesnotreplacethePTuniform
andiscompatiblewithotherPTuniformitems.ThecurrentTshirts,shorts,sweatshirtsand
sweatpantswillremainstandardissue.

FEATURES

Includesfeaturessuchasmoisturemanagement,reflectivity,antimicrobialcharacteristics,
quickdrying,andwaterresistance.
Fieldinghascommenced,andasdirectedbytheCommandant,initialissueoftheMarine
CorpsRunningSuitwillbetoeveryActiveDutyandReserveOfficerandEnlistedMarineat
nocosttothemember.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

AO:364,000

TAMCN: N/A(Seabagissueditem)
IDNo:N/A

LEADNSN:Jacket,8415015501640

Trousers,8415015501705

PRODUCTION

NewBalance,HuntingtonStation,NY.

MANUALS

N/A.

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MarineCorpsCombatBoot,HotWeather(MCCB,HW)

OVERVIEW

TheMarineCorpsCombatBoot,HotWeather(MCCB,HW)isahybridoftheformerjungle
anddesertbootwithsignificantimprovementstoinclude:anklereinforcement,rubber
outsole,andapolyurethanecushionedmidsole.

FEATURES

Weighsapproximately2poundsperbootandhasapartialspeedlaceclosuresystem.
Removablecushionedinserts.
Constructedoutofleatherthatisbreathable,water,andmildewresistant.
ThebootissuedeandcoyotebrownincolorwithanembossedEagle,Globe,andAnchor
ontheoutsideheel.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:N/A
IDNo:N/A

TAMCN:N/A(Seabagissueditem)
LEADNSN:8430014829944

PRODUCTION

BellevilleShoeManufacturingCo.,Belleville,IL.
Danner,Inc.,Portland,OR.

AltamaFootwear,Atlanta,GA.

BatesUniformFootwear,Rockford,MI.
CoveShoeCompany,Martinsburg,PA.
McRaeFootwear,Mt.Gilead,NC.

TheDefenseLogisticsAgency(SourceofSupplyCodeSMS)providestheBatesandBelleville
brandsthroughnormalsupplyrequisitions.AllMCCB,HWcanbepurchasedonlinedirectly
fromthemanufacturerandmostMCCB,HWbrandsarecarriedbytheMarineCorpsEx
change.

MANUALS

N/A.

55

MarineCorpsCombatBoot,TemperateWeather
(MCCB,TW)

OVERVIEW

TheMarineCorpsCombatBoot,TemperateWeather(MCCB,TW)isaproductimprovement
totheblackinfantrycombatbootfieldedin1993.Improvementsinclude:anklereinforce
ment,rubberoutsole,polyurethanecushionedmidsole,andcellfoaminternalliningthat
providesinsulationwarmthincoldweather.

FEATURES

Weighsapproximately2poundsperbootandhasapartialspeedlaceclosuresystem.
Removablecushionedinserts.
Constructedoutofleatherthatisbreathable,water,andmildewresistant.
ThebootissuedeandcoyotebrownincolorwithanembossedEagle,Globe,andAnchor
ontheoutsideheel.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:N/A
IDNo:N/A

TAMCN:N/A(Seabagissueditem)
LEADNSN:8430014921727

PRODUCTION
BellevilleShoeManufacturingCo.,Belleville,IL.
BatesUniformFootwear,Rockford,MI.
AltamaFootwear,Atlanta,GA.

Danner,Inc.,Portland,OR.
CoveShoeCompany,Martinsburg,PA.
McRaeFootwear,Mt.Gilead,NC.

TheDefenseLogisticsAgency(SourceofSupplyCodeSMS)providestheBatesandBelleville
brandsthroughnormalsupplyrequisitions.AllMCCB,TWcanbepurchasedonlinedirectly
fromthemanufacturerandmostMCCB,TWbrandsarecarriedbytheMarineCorpsEx
change.

MANUALS

N/A.

56

SnowCamouflageUniform

OVERVIEW

Thesnowcamouflageparka,trousersandpackcoverareovergarmentsworntoprevent
detectionfromtheenemyinsnowcoveredterrain.

FEATURES

Theparkaandtrousersaredesignedwithpassthroughpocketopeningsandelasticordraw
Cord,sleeve,waist,trouserlegandhoodfittingadjustments.
Theparkaandtrousercomewithanintegratedselfstoragezipperedpocketpouchwhich
allowsthegarmenttobecompressedforeasypacking.
Thepackcoverisdesignedtofitoverthepackandissecuredwithadrawcord.
Thesnowcamouflageuniformusesadisruptivedigitizedsnowcamouflageprintthatis
effectiveisvariouswinterenvironments.
Thefabricisextremelylightweight,treatedwithawaterrepellentfinish,andquickdrying.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
SNOWCAMOUFLAGE
UNIFORMITEM

A/O

TAMCN IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCK
NUMBER

Parka

35,000 V42302F

TBD

8415015550389

Trousers

35,000 V43902F

TBD

8415015550447

PackCover

35,000 V44802F

TBD

TBD

PRODUCTION

StandardManufacturingCo.,Troy,NY.

MANUALS

N/A.
57

LightweightExposureSuit

OVERVIEW

Personneloperatinginthemountainenvironmentmustcarryavarietyofclothingand
equipmentitemstoadapttorapidlychangingconditions.Thelightweightexposuresuit
provideslowvolumerainprotectioninamountainousenvironment.Thelightweightexpo
surejacketandtrousersaredurableovergarments,designedtoquicklybedonnedand
doffed.Thelightweightexposuresuitisconstructedoutoffabricthatprovidesrainprotec
tionandiswatervaporpermeabletominimizeoverheatingwhenengagedinstrenuous
activities.

FEATURES

Improvedmaterialperformance,whichreducesweightandbulk.
Thegarmentdesignstreamlinedtominimizeadditionalweightandincludesfeaturesto
enablequickdonning/doffingovermultipleclothinglayers.
Exposedstitchingiswaterproofandguaranteedforthelifeofthegarment.
Garmentsareconstructedwithabrasionresistantkneeandseatreinforcementpatches.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
LIGHTWEIGHTEXPOSURE
SUITITEMS

A/O

TAMCN IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCK
NUMBER

Parka

35,000

TBD

TBD

8415015551416

Trousers

35,000

TBD

TBD

8415015553009

PRODUCTION

PropperInternational,SaintCharles,MO.

MANUALS

N/A.

58

ExtremeColdWeatherParka&Trouser(HappySuit)

OVERVIEW

TheUSMCrequiresanExtremeColdWeather(ECW)overgarment(parka,trouser,and
boots)forbivouac,restandsentrydutiesinmountaincoldweatherenvironments.The
ExtremeColdWeatherParkaandTrousers(HappySuit)garmentsarelightweightandeasily
packedtoaminimumvolume.

FEATURES

Thegarmentsareoversizedanddesignedwithfeaturestoenablequickdonning/doffing
overmultipleclothinglayers.
Theshellmaterialishighlywaterrepellentandwindresistant.
Theinsulationmaintainsuniformthicknessandinsulatingpropertiesafterrepeatedpacking
andunpackingandcommerciallaunderings.
Thegarmentsdonotallowwindtopenetrateandarequickdrying.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
HAPPYSUITITEMS

A/O

TAMCN

Parka

35,000

TBD

TBD

8415015551266

Trousers

35,000

TBD

TBD

8415015551323

Boots

35,000

TBD

TBD

8415015553177

PRODUCTION

WildThings,NorthConway,NH.

MANUALS

N/A.
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IDNO. NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

Underwear,NexttoSkin,ColdWeather

OVERVIEW

Thenewnexttoskinunderwearisintendedforwearinmountainousandcoldweather
environments.ItispartoftheMountainColdWeatherClothingSystemandwillultimately
replacethecurrentlightweightcoldweatherunderwearbeingissuedfromConsolidated
IssueFacilities.

FEATURES

Providesimprovedmoisturemanagementandcomfortwhenwornincoldweatherenvi
ronments.
Theundershirthasamockturtleneckcollarandlongsleeveswithmonkeypaws.
Thedrawershavebeenmodifiedtoacufflessleg.
Thefabricisacoyotesilkweightmaterial(PolartecPowerDryfabric)thathasmoisture
wickingandantiodorproperties.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
UNDERWEAR,COLD
WEATHERITEM

A/O

TAMCN

IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

Undershirt

412,000 C12612F

TBD

8415015550899

Drawers

412,000 C10912F

TBD

8415015550941

PRODUCTION

PeckhamInc.,Lansing,MI.

MANUALS

N/A.
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Underwear,GridFleece,MidWeight,ColdWeather

OVERVIEW

TheUnderwear,GridFleece,MidWeight,ColdWeatherisintendedforwearinmountain
ousandcoldweatherenvironments.ItispartoftheMountainColdWeatherClothingLay
eringSystemandwillultimatelyreplacethefleecepullovercurrentlybeingissuedfrom
ConsolidatedIssueFacilities.

FEATURES

Providesimprovedmoisturemanagementandinsulationincoldweatherenvironments.
Themidweightundershirtisahalfzipdesignwithamockturtleneck,internalkangaroo
pocket,andlongsleeveswithmonkeypaws.
Thedrawershaveanimprovedflyopeningandacufflessleg.
Theunderwearcomesinacoyotestretchgridfleecematerial(aPolartecPowerDryfabric)
thathasmoisturewickingandantiorderproperties.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
UNDERWEAR,GRID
FLEECE,MIDWEIGHT
ITEM

A/O

TAMCN

ID
NO.

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

Undershirt

206,000 C12502F TBD

8415015553422

Drawers

206,000

8415015553504

TBD

PRODUCTION

PeckhamInc.,Lansing,MI.

MANUALS

N/A.
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TBD

Jacket,WindproFleece,ColdWeather

OVERVIEW

TheJacket,WindproFleece,ColdWeatherisintendedforwearbyMarinesinmountainous
andcoldweatherenvironmentsandwillreplacethecurrent300weightfleeceblack/coyote
jacketcurrentlybeingissuedfromSpecialTrainingAllowancePools.

FEATURES

Toreducebulk,alighterweightstretchablematerialhasbeenaddedasunderarmpanels,
whichprovidesflexibilityandventilation.
ThejacketcomesintheDesertMARPATprintwithadurablewaterrepellentfinish(aPo
lartecWindProfabric)thatiswindresistant,moisturewicking,andwaterrepellant.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:35,000
IDNo:TBD

TAMCN:V41262F
LEADNSN:8415015557520

PRODUCTION

PeckhamInc.,Lansing,MI.

MANUALS

N/A.

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Cap,Hardface,MicroFleece,ColdWeather

OVERVIEW

TheCap,Hardface,MicroFleece,ColdWeatherisintendedforwearbyMarinesinmoun
tainousandcoldweatherenvironments.Itwillprovideimprovedwindresistance,durability
andwaterrepellencywhenwornincoldweatherenvironments.Itreplacesthecurrent
fleececapbeingissuedfromConsolidatedIssueFacilities.

FEATURES

Thesizinghasbeenadjustedtoimprovethefit.Thecapwillbeavailableintwosizes
Small/MediumandLarge/XLarge.
Thecapiscoyoteincolorandthematerialis95%polyesterand5%spandex(PolartecWind
ProHardfaceFleece),whichprovideswindresistance,moisturewicking,andwaterrepel
lency.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:206,000
TAMCN:C10552F
IDNo:TBD
NSN:CapSm/Med8415015549623

LG/XLG8415015549632

PRODUCTION

PeckhamInc.,Lansing,MI.

MANUALS

N/A.

63

USMCExtremeColdWeather(ECW)MittenSystem

OVERVIEW

TheProgramOfficehasdevelopedanExtremeColdWeather(ECW)MittenSystemthatis
comprisedofamittenshellwithtworemovablemittenliners,andaflameresistantlight
dutygloveinserttoprovideimprovedenvironmentalprotectionascomparedtothecurrent
triggerfingermitten.

FEATURES

Themittenshellisconstructedfromcoyotecolorednylonandhasawaterrepellentleather
palm.
Themittenshellisinsulatedwithanelasticwristbandandalonggauntletthatextendsup
theforearmandistightenedtothearmwithadjustablecordandbarrellock.
Themittenlinersarewaterrepellantandattachtotheinsideoftheshellbyhookandloop
tabsandhaveanoslipgrip.
Thelightdutygloveinsertisflameresistantandmadefromawaterrepellanttreatedknit
tednomex/lycrablendwithgripdotscoveringthefingerandpalm.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS
ECWMITTENSYSTEM
ITEM

A/O

TAMCN

IDNO.

NATIONALSTOCKNUMBER

Mittenshell

35,000

V42802F

TBD

8415015554183

MittenLiners

75,000

TBD

TBD

TBD

LightDutyGloveInsert

35,000

TBD

TBD

8415015554406

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USMCExtremeColdWeather(ECW)MittenSystem

PRODUCTION

MittenShell&MittenLiner,OutdoorResearch,Inc.,Seattle,WA.
LightDutyGloveInsert,Danalco,Duarte,CA.

MANUALS

N/A.

65

RuggedAllTerrainBoot

OVERVIEW

TheRuggedAllTerrainBootallowsMarinestotraversesnowandicecoveredterrain.

FEATURES

ThebootisdesignedtosupportaMarinesbodyweightand100poundsofgear.
Whenwornwithinsulatedbootsocks,theRuggedAllTerrainBootwillprotectaMarines
feetfromthecoldwhenthetemperatureis20degreesFahrenheit.Indevelopmentisa
RuggedAllTerrainBootoverbootwithlinerthatwhenwornwiththeinsulatedbootsock,
willprotectaMarinesfeetfromthecoldin35degreetemperatures.
Theleathertoecapprovidestheabilitytokickstepsinsnowandice.

FIELDINGANDLOGISTICS

A/O:35,000
IDNo:TBD

PRODUCTION

DannerFootwear,LaCrosse,WI.

MANUALS

N/A.

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TAMCN:TBD
LEADNSN:TBD

PMICEOrganization
ProgramManager
InfantryCombatEquipment
2200LesterStreet
Quantico,VA221346050
http://www.marcorsyscom.usmc.mil/sites/pmice/

ProgramManager
7034323192

PlansProgramAnalyst
7034323335

SeniorProgramAnalyst
7034325309

LeadEngineer
7034325314

FinanceManager
7034323334

TeamLeader
Combat,ColdWeather,
andDressClothing
7034323325

TeamLeader
IndividualArmorand
LoadBearing
7034323323

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TeamLeader
SupportEquipment&
MountainColdWeather
7034323333