DPDU Field pack cover : Special Air Service Regiment

Accession Number REL30740
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Physical description Cotton; Elastic; Plastic
Maker Unknown
Date made c 2002
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-2021

Cotton field pack cover in Disruptive Pattern Desert Uniform (DPDU) fabric. The cover is made from three curved sections of material. The side sections are sewn to the middle piece with a slightly curved seam that fits over the pack in a roughly rectangular shape. The seam running all the way around the bottom of the cover is threaded with a length of black elastic. When pulled tight the cover wraps around the bottom of the pack and the elastic is secured with a green plastic toggle. Printed in black on the inside near the toggle is 'FIELD PACK COVER TRADE 1/02' and a broad arrow.

History / Summary

Pack cover as used by members of the Special Air Services Regiment serving in Afghanistan during the War against Terror in 2002.