Fleece jacket : Special Air Services Regiment

Accession Number REL30742
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Polyester; Metal; Elastic; Cotton
Maker Crossfire
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Braidwood
Date made c 2001
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-2021

Olive green jacket made from flame resistant polyester fleece. The jacket has a zip front and cotton reinforcement on the shoulders and collar. The wrists and waistband are lined with elastic. The jacket has two pouch pockets above the waist with the openings reinforced with cotton. A cotton patch pocket with a vertical zip opening is sewn on the left breast. This is embroidered in black with the maker's name 'CrossFire.' A white label with maker's details and care instructions is sewn inside below the back of the collar.

History / Summary

Cold weather jacket as worn by members of the Special Air Services Regiment serving in Afghanistan during the War against Terror in 2002