DPDU trousers : Captain P D Jones, RAN Task Force Commander

Accession Number REL31446.003
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Cotton, Nylon, Plastic
Maker Australian Defence Apparel
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made c 2002
Conflict Iraq, 2003-2013

Trousers in Mk II (grey-toned) Disruptive Pattern Desert Uniform (DPDU) with khaki plastic buttons. The knees of the trousers are reinforced with a second layer of fabric, and there is a slash pocket is located at each hip. There is a single patch pocket with central button closure on the right buttock, and a pair of pleated expanding pockets with concealed two button closures under flaps are located on the thighs. The ankles have locating holes for elastic adjustment cords, but the cords have been removed, The waist is closed by a zipper fly and two button waistband, and is adjustable via fabric tabs and a pair of buttons at each hip. There are five large button-down belt loops on the waistband.

History / Summary

DPDU jacket worn by Captain Peter Jones, Commander of the RAN Task Force in the Persian Gulf which comprised HMA Ships Kanimbla, Anzac and Darwin.