|Object type||Personal Equipment|
|Physical description||Cotton, Nylon webbing, Plastic, Velcro|
|Place made||United States of America|
|Date made||c 1999-2002|
Personal water carrier : Special Air Services Regiment
US made 'CamelBak' 70 ounce water reservoir. The transparent polyurethane plastic water retaining bladder is carried in an insulated black and grey foam sleeve with Velcro closure at the top and rear shoulder straps for carrying on the back. The owner's details are marked in black felt pen on the grey surface. The entire insulating bag has been enclosed in a hand-made camouflage bag made from the sleeve of an Australian Army DPCU shirt sleeve, the cuff button and tab being used to close the top of the bag. A 100 cm blue plastic tube ending in a split opening mouthpiece extends from the bottom of the bladder, and is enclosed in olive green nylon fabric tubing.
Used by an Australian Special Air Services (SAS) Regiment trooper in Afghanistan, 2002.