DPDU fleece pullover : 4 Battalion (Commando), Royal Australian Regiment

Accession Number REL32423.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Maker Walkabout Leisurewear Pty Ltd
Place made Australia
Date made 2002
Conflict Iraq, 2003-2013

Woollen fleece pullover in Disruptive Pattern Desert Uniform (DPDU - Iraq pattern). There are some small stains on the inside collar and middle front of pullover.

History / Summary

DPDU pullover as worn by a member of 4 Battalion Royal Australian Regiment during the 2003 Iraq War. DPDU camouflage was specifically designed and made for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and made its operational debut during 'Operation Slipper' in Afghanistan in October 2001. There has been at least two versions of the camouflage, each version having a different background shade of either yellow or pink.