Happy Suit

The extreme cold weather parka and trouser overgarments and booties are designed for biouvac, rest and sentry activities in mountain conditions. The garments shall be lightweight and easily packed to a minimum volume to be carried among the variety of other mission essential gear.

MCWCS ECW ParkaMCWCS ECW TrousersMCWCS ECW Bootie

Description of Item

The ECW parka, trousers, and bootie shall comply with Wild Things Happy Jacket Product # WHJ022 and Loft pants Product # WLP032, Wild Things Happy Booties part # WHB06105 or equal.

The parka [fig] has a center-front zipper opening with a inside flap, a collar containing a collapsible insulated hood, abrasion resistant elbow reinforcement patches, elasticized wrist openings with adjustable hook/loop tabs, two front zipper pockets, inside mesh chest pockets with elasticized opening.

The hood opening and parka hem have elasticized drawcords with barrel locks (ITW Nexus part #350-3000 or equal) and no free hanging ends. The hem drawcord adjustment is located inside each side pocket. The hood fits over the Marine Corps helmet.

The trousers [fig] have a zippered fly opening with flap and hook/loop closure, an elasticized waist with horizontal suspender loops positioned between center front and each side seam, abrasion resistant knee and seat reinforcement patches, knee pleats, full-length two-way side-zipper openings with inside storm flaps and hook/loop closures at the side waist, and elasticized hem with adjustable hook/loop tabs.

The bootie [fig].

Materials Used

The outershell fabric for the extreme cold weather parka, trouser, and bootie shall be 100% microfiber polyester treated with EPIC dynamic water repellent finish or equal. The shell material shall be highly water repellent and wind resistant. The outershell materials shall be quick drying when they become wet or damp and durable to repeated laundering.

The insulation for the parka, trouser, and bootie shall be Primaloft Sport or equal. The insulation shall maintain uniform thickness and insulation properties after repeated packing/repacking, and commercial launderings. Insulation material cannot migrate through the garment shell and lining.

The garment materials shall be solid Coyote 476/498 shade.

Specifications

Similar Item

National Stock Numbers

Parka
ShortRegularLong
Small8415-01-555-12668415-01-555-1271
Medium8415-01-555-12728415-01-555-12758415-01-555-1276
Large8415-01-555-12798415-01-555-1286
X-Large8415-01-555-1282
Trousers
ShortRegularLong
Small8415-01-555-13238415-01-555-1325
Medium8415-01-555-13278415-01-555-13298415-01-555-1334
Large8415-01-555-13418415-01-555-1348
X-Large8415-01-555-1366
Bootie
Small8415-01-555-3177
Medium8415-01-555-3081
Large8415-01-555-3163
X-Large8415-01-555-3178

References

  • http://www.wildthingsgear.com/wt-tactical/products/usmc-happy-suit.html
  • Happy Suit infopaper @PMICE [2007][2008][2009]