The sleeping hood is intended to be worn on the head to keep the head area of the sleeping bag clean from head oils, perspiration and dirt.
The all purpose liner (APL) is an improved poncho liner with a zipper closure.
The poncho liner is a polyester batting article covered with 3 plys of ripstop nylon, and is intended for use as a sleeping bag when used with a poncho, or as a blanket. The liner has eight tie tapes fot attaching it to the poncho.
The sleeping mat is intended for use as a ground cover in conjuction with the sleeping bag.
The Improved Sleeping Mat (ISM) is designed to be easily folded into a more compact form for carrying and stowage by Marines. The 'accordion-style' fold is durable, while providing improved comfort for quality of sleep without increasing weight.
The self-inflating sleeping mat is intended to insulate from the cold and moisture of bare ground when placed under a sleeping bag, and also to cushion its user from obtrusive objects when lying on the ground.
The pneumatic mattress is inflated by mouth and is intended for use in conjunction with sleeping bags.
The insulated pneumatic mattress is inflated by mouth and is intended for use in conjunction with arctic and mountain sleeping bags.
The extreme cold weather sleeping bag is for use in locations where mean monthly temperatures are below +10°F.
The intermediate cold weather sleeping bag is for use in locations where mean monthly temperature ranges from +45°F to +10°F.
The 3 season sleep system (3S) is a single sleeping bag system that is lighter in weight and provides increased environmental protection for all environments except extreme cold weather.
The Extreme Cold Weather Sleep System (ECWSS) will provide environmental protection between +40°F and -45°F (+5°C and -46°C) and is intended to be used with the foam sleeping mat.
The Intermediate Cold Weather Sleeping System is an ICW version of the extreme cold weather sleeping system.
The Modular Sleep System is designed to insulate the user in environments ranging from mild weather to extreme cold weather.
The M-1942 arctic sleeping bag consists of two down and feather filled cases for use in extreme low temperatures. The inner bag is mummy shaped. A full length zipper is used to close the quilt shaped outer bag. A waterproof wrap case, having flaps and tie tapes, is provided for carrying both rolled bags.
The M-1942 mountain sleeping bag is a mummy shaped, down and feather filled sleeping bag, made in regular and large size, in which an over-lapping tube construction prevents the entry of cold air at the stitching. The shape and design gives maximum warmth with minimum weight. Tie straps are attached to the foot of the bag. A waterproof bag is provided for protecting the rolled bag. The regular bag weighs 5.75 lbs. The large bag weighs 6.00 lbs.
The wool sleeping bag was originally made of knitted wool cloth, which was replaced by a woven, 21 1/2-ounce napped wool cloth because of the extreme shrinkage occurred when laundered. It was mummy-shaped and provided with a 30-inch heavy slide fastener.
The water repellent sleeping bag case is made of poplin and provides a wind-resistant cover for the sleeping bag. It is ordinarily used with all sleeping bags. In warm weather, when little protection is needed, the case may be alone. Two openings in the seam at the foot of the case allow the tie straps on the sleeping bag to to be drawn to the outside to hold the items in a compact unit when rolled. It weighs 1.88 lbs.
M-1945 arctic sleeping bag consists of two sleeping bags: outer casing and inner casing. Both have full-length opening with zipper and eyelets for lacing the water repellent case.
M-1945 mountain sleeping bag is identical with inner component of M-1945 arctic sleeping bag.
The M-1945 water repellent sleeping bag case provides a wind resistant, water repellent cover for the sleeping bag.
The M-1949 arctic sleeping bag consists of two mummy-shaped sleeping bags: outer bag and inner bag. It is for use in temperatures of 14°F and below.
The M-1949 mountain sleeping bag is intended for use in locations where temperature ranges from 14 to 50°F.