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Grenade Carrier Vest

The vest is designed to transport the basic load of 40mm grenade ammunition for the grenadier. It is a one-size-fits-all item constructed of very strong nylon fabric and webbing.

Materials Used

The vest is made of a lightweight nylon fabric with foam padding in the shoulder straps. Two plastic quick release buckles are used to secure it in front.

Concept of Use

The vest is intended to be worn with the standard equipment belt. The belt is attached to the belt loops at the bottom of the vest.

Description of Item

The vest consists of the suspenders, a left, right and back panel that are connected with adjustable drawcords in a corset lacing system secured by cord locks. The vest weighs 2.1 lbs empty. It provides space for 14 HE Grenades and 4 Pyrotechnic Projectiles in permanently attached grenade pockets.

Specifications

National Stock Numbers

  • 8415-01-317-1622