The cold weather glove inserts are intended to be worn for added warmth with glove shells for cold weather.
The light duty gloves are worn to protect the hands of personnel performing light work. When required, they may also be worn for mosquito pretection and may be worn over the chemical protective (CP) gloves to protect the CP gloves from abrasion and cuts. They may be worn alone or, for additional warmth under cold conditions, may be worn with the wool inserts.
The mitten set is intended for use with other component of arctic clothig under cold dry conditions.
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.
Military specification MIL-B-10721 covers the requirement of the M-1949 mountain and arctic sleeping bag.
Military specification MIL-B-830 covers the requirement of the M-1949 mountain and arctic sleeping bag.
Military specification MIL-G-822 covers the requirement for the light duty glove.
Military specification MIL-G-835 covers an ambidextrous, knitted glove insert, to be worn for added warmth with glove shells for cold weather.
Military specification MIL-M-834 covers one type of arctic mitten set consisting of outer shells, liners, and a harness.