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USMC Pack System

The USMC pack system is designed as a replacement for the standard ILBE pack system and is specifically intended to provide the Marine with a load carriage system that fully integrates with currently fielded body armor systems.

USMC Pack SystemUSMC Pack System

Components

  1. Main Pack
  2. Assault Pack
  3. Assault Pouch
    • 8465-01-600-7837
    • a slide fastener along the top of the pouch secures the pouch closed.
    • a drain hole at the bottom.
    • empty weight: 7.0 ounces
  4. Sustainment Pouch (qty. 2)
    • 8465-01-600-7941
    • a lid capable of being fastened down with a buckle covers the top opening of each pouch.
    • an extendable collar made of water resistant nylon material that is independently capable of being closed using cord and a locking hardware device.
    • a drain hole at the bottom.
    • capacity: 500 cu. in.
    • empty weight: 7.0 oz.
  5. Hydration Pouch (qty. 2)
    • 8465-01-600-7887
    • a lid capable of being fastened down with a buckle covers the top opening of each pouch.
    • a loop, located at the top of the inside rear pouch panel, allows the bladder to be hooked onto the hydration pouch minimizing bladder movement.
    • a drain hole at the bottom.
    • empty weight: 6.0 oz.
  6. Hydration Carrier
    • 8465-01-600-7882
    • shoulder straps.
    • a lid, secured with two slide fasteners, covers the top opening of the carrier.
    • two small pockets on the front.
      • one of the pockets is covered with PALS webbing.
      • the second pocket is located in the lid and is able to accommodate USMC microbiological filters and/or water treatment tablets.
    • four ITW Grimloc buckles or equivalent.
  7. Hydration Bladder System
    • 8465-01-600-7956
    • empty weight: 9.0 oz.
    • CamelBak #90817 (Bulk) or #90820 (Single) or equivalent
      1. 100 oz. Hydration Bladder
        • 8465-01-600-7881
      2. Tube Kit
        • 8465-01-600-7958
      3. Tube Holder
        • 8465-01-600-7959
        • CamelBak #90840 (Bulk) or #90837 (Single) or equivalent
      4. Hydration Bite Valve with Cover
        • 8465-01-600-7963
  8. Sternum Cinch
  9. Sub-Belt (also known as "Girth Hip Belt")
  10. Repair Kit, User Level
    • 8465-01-602-6952
      • Toaste Ellipse Cordloc, ITW #350-2000
      • Grimloc, ITW #110-4100
      • GTLL Split-bar, ITW #100
      • 1" Male Techno Grab, National Molding #9700 (qty. 2)
      • 1" Female Snap-on Repairable, National Molding #9378 (qty. 2)
  11. USMC Pack Instruction Card [GoogleBooks]
    • 7610-01-602-7551

Specification

Logistics

  • TAMCN: C54402F
  • a complete set: 8465-01-598-7693
  • assault pack waterproofing liner: 8465-01-613-1233
  • main pack waterproofing liner: 8465-01-613-1251

Acquisition

  • Solicitation: M67854-11-R-3019 [zip]
    • https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/M67854/M6785411R3019/listing.html
    • Contract:
      • M67854-11-D-3070
        • award date: 2011-09-16
        • Propper International, Inc. of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
        • a Firm Fixed Price, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract
          • a $47,527,535.12 delivery order #0001
          • a $25,241,597 delivery order #0002
      • M67854-11-D-3071
        • award date: 2011-09-16
        • Eagle Industries Unlimited, Inc. of Fenton, Mo.
        • a Firm Fixed Price, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract
          • a $50,184,912.84 delivery order #0001
          • a $24,987,743 delivery order #0002
  • Sources Sought: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/Contracts_Office_CTQ8/M67854-I-16-1143/listing.html
  • Solicitation: M67854-17-R-1217
    • https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DON/USMC/Contracts_Office_CTQ8/M67854-17-R-1217/listing.html

Improvements

  • frame reinforcement [3]

References

  • PdM ICE Product Information Sheet [2014][2018]
  • http://www.trngcmd.marines.mil/Portals/207/Docs/FMTBE/Student%20Materials/FMSO%20Manual/105.pdf
  • http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2010/12/marine-ILBE-pack-replacement-120810w/
  • http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2011/05/marine-new-usmc-pack-search-complete-051611w/
  • http://militarytimes.com/blogs/gearscout/2011/09/19/usmc-awards-filbe-pack-contract-to-eagle-and-propper-and-mystery-ranch/
  • https://www.neco.navy.mil/biz_ops/840-v5soln.aspx?soln=M6785411R3019
  • https://www.neco.navy.mil/synopsis/detail.aspx?id=333417
  • http://www.defense.gov/contracts/contract.aspx?contractid=4624
  • http://www.defense.gov/contracts/contract.aspx?contractid=4634
  • http://soldiersystems.net/2011/09/25/filbe-on-mr-nice-frame/
  • http://www.camelbak.com/en/Sports-Recreation/About-Us/Press/2012/USMC-Pack-System.aspx

Notes

  1. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPE1C1-16-R-0074/listing.html
  2. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DSCP-C/SPE1C1-19-R-TBA/listing.html
  3. http://www.marcorsyscom.marines.mil/News/Press-Release-Article-Display/Article/1264091/marine-corps-to-deliver-reinforced-pack-frames-as-early-as-2018/