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All Purpose Environmental Clothing System

The All Purpose Environmental Clothing System (APECS) parka and trousers were developed to provide Marines with an all-purpose/all-season set of outershell garments that are lighter in weight, lower in bulk, have lower noise generation, are moisture vapor permeable and have an improved water repellency over the 2nd Generation ECWCS parka and trousers. The APECS also incorporates the Marine Pattern.

APECS parka multicamAPECS trousers multicamAir Force MultiCam, also available in AF Tiger Stripe

Design

The parka has a collar with a draw cord for adjustment and a stowed hood, water-resistant slide fasteners are used in the front closure, underarm openings and the two concealed upper chest pockets, two lower pockets with flaps and concealed hand warmer pockets, two upper sleeve pockets with flaps, adjustable wrist tabs, an insignia tab on the left front, and draw cord adjustments for the waist and hem concealed inside the lower pockets. There are reinforcement patches on the elbows. The parka is also designed to accommodate an optional detachable hood with fur ruff for use in extreme cold weather.

The trousers have an elastic draw cord at the waist, a slide fastener front fly, slide fastener ankle openings, lower leg adjustment tabs, two front hip pass-thru openings with flaps, and two leg cargo pockets with elasticized openings and buttoned flaps. There are reinforcement patches at the seat and knees.

Material

The basic material for the parka and trousers is a waterproof and moisture vapor permeable cloth conforming to MIL-PRF-32142.

The basic material for the air force tiger stripe parka and trousers is a waterproof and moisture vapor permeable cloth conforming to PD 77 AESG 06-02. [1][2][3]

Specifications

Nomenclature

  • PARKA, ALL-PURPOSE ENVIRONMENTAL, CAMOUFLAGE
  • TROUSERS, ALL-PURPOSE ENVIRONMENTAL, CAMOUFLAGE

Logistics

Class 1: Parka, Woodland MARPAT; PGC: 02865, TAMCN: C56522F
X-ShortShortRegularLong
X-Small8415-01-506-62548415-01-506-62598415-01-506-62688415-01-506-6274
Small8415-01-506-62568415-01-506-62608415-01-506-62698415-01-506-6279
Medium8415-01-506-62578415-01-506-62638415-01-506-62708415-01-506-8280
Large8415-01-506-62588415-01-506-62658415-01-506-62718415-01-506-6281 [pdf]
X-Large8415-01-506-62668415-01-506-62728415-01-506-6282
Trousers, Woodland MARPAT; PGC: 02867, TAMCN: C66322F
X-ShortShortRegularLong
X-Small8415-01-506-54618415-01-506-54768415-01-506-54818415-01-506-5613
Small8415-01-506-54728415-01-506-5612 [pdf]8415-01-506-55738415-01-506-5589
Medium8415-01-506-54738415-01-506-54798415-01-506-54908415-01-506-5590
Large8415-01-506-54808415-01-506-55698415-01-506-5591
X-Large8415-01-506-55758415-01-506-5592
Class 2: Parka, Desert MARPAT
X-ShortShortRegularLong
X-Small8415-01-506-57758415-01-506-5781
Small8415-01-506-57768415-01-506-5783
Medium8415-01-506-57778415-01-506-5811
Large8415-01-506-57798415-01-506-5813
X-Large8415-01-506-5780
Class 5: Parka, Air Force Tiger Stripe
X-ShortShortRegularLong
X-Small8415-01-547-34648415-01-547-34658415-01-547-34738415-01-547-3478
Small8415-01-547-34818415-01-547-34868415-01-547-34918415-01-547-3495
Medium8415-01-547-35048415-01-547-35088415-01-547-35138415-01-547-3516
Large8415-01-547-35308415-01-547-35328415-01-547-35368415-01-547-3544
X-Large8415-01-547-35578415-01-547-3562
Trousers, Air Force Tiger Stripe
X-ShortShortRegularLong
X-Small8415-01-547-29598415-01-547-29618415-01-547-29658415-01-547-2977
Small8415-01-547-29818415-01-547-29878415-01-547-29988415-01-547-3000
Medium8415-01-547-30038415-01-547-30088415-01-547-30108415-01-547-3015
Large8415-01-547-30188415-01-547-30218415-01-547-30268415-01-547-3032
X-Large8415-01-547-30828415-01-547-30848415-01-547-3088

Acquisition

  • Marine Corps
    • DAAD16-03-R-APECS: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/b0d155e1bf1eb9d58ac6519669971d00
    • W911QY-04-R-APECS: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/d20e626334a437c6a374a33d8984f62f
    • W911QY-04-R-0007: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/d02c13a7008fb7b11ae7c2189d6e8ff2
    • SP0100-04-R-0151: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SP0100-04-R-0151/listing.html
    • SPM1C1-08-R-0174: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPM1C1-08-R-0174/listing.html
    • SPM1C1-09-D-0035
    • SPM1C1-13-Q-0106: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPM1C113Q0106/listing.html
  • Air Force
    • SPM1C1-07-R-0085, SPM1C1-07-R-0066: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPM1C107R0085-SPM1C107R0066/listing.html
    • FA4608-08-Q-9017: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/d0bd1ada200cd11fab1367f6a53f6a83
    • https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AETC/LukeAFBCS/F2U2038151A001/listing.html
    • https://www.fbo.gov/notices/99f472d739db98ac4c7b75182b46ac91
    • https://www.fbo.gov/notices/7456341d29415f34f23465d9ef629666
    • FA4625-09-Q-0041: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/3c5cf7735533b7623ee4ebf1f6ef8f94
    • FA4625-09-Q-0057: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/581d195ceebdcba3b709ce79bb421d85
    • W912LM-09-Q-8003: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/NGB/DAHA21-2/W912LM-09-Q-8003/listing.html
    • FA5205-09-Q-H209: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/PAF/35CONS/FA520509QH209/listing.html
      • https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/PAF/35CONS/Awards/FA5205-09-P-0038.html
      • https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/PAF/35CONS/Awards/FA5205-09-F-0083.html
    • FA5205-09-Q-P012: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/PAF/35CONS/FA5205-09-Q-P012/listing.html
    • FA5682-09-T-0012: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/USAFE/31CS/FA5682-09-T-0012/listing.html
    • FA4625-09-Q-0040: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/b1b293024cdfbcb2eba36f5e1f8fd42d
    • FA7000-10-T-0015: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/DRU/10ABWLGC/FA7000-10-T-0015/listing.html
    • SPE1C1-15-R-0099: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPE1C115R0099/listing.html
    • SPE1C1-15-Q-0155: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPE1C115Q0155/listing.html
    • SPE1C1-17-R-0041: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-PB/SPE1C1-17-R-0041/listing.html

Improvement

  • integrated/removable liner for the parka [RFI dated 2010-03-31]
    • https://www.fbo.gov/notices/4896601bf31f88a079a9b310ec3f6dac
    • https://www.fbo.gov/notices/c3fb2d297b1756575f12fa873b565002
    • https://www.fbo.gov/notices/009ad6280aadef836e44d91fd6e27694

References

  • APECS factsheet @NSRDEC [2003]
  • Marine Corps Concepts and Programs. [p. 199, 2004][p. 205, 2005]
  • APECS infopaper @PMICE [2006][2007][2008][2014]
  • MCWCS APBI [pp. 9-12, 2010]
  • http://www.tennierindustries.com/apecs.html
  • http://www.goreprotectivefabrics.com/remote/Satellite/Military-Marines-Outerwear/APECS
  • http://www.goreprotectivefabrics.com/remote/Satellite/Military-Air-Force-Outerwear/AF-APECS
  • http://valleyapparel.net/product/apecs-parka/

Notes

  1. SPE1C1-15-R-0099: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPE1C115R0099/listing.html
  2. SPE1C1-15-Q-0155: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPE1C115Q0155/listing.html
  3. FA7000-10-T-0015: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/DRU/10ABWLGC/FA7000-10-T-0015/listing.html