DPDU Trousers : Special Air Service Regiment, Australian Army

Accession Number REL30085
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Cotton; Nylon; Plastic
Maker Australian Defence Apparel
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 2001
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-2021

Disruptive Pattern Desert Uniform (DPDU) Trousers with khaki plastic buttons. The knees of the trousers are reinforced with a second layer of fabric, and the ankles are adjustable by elastic cords. A slash pocket is located at each hip, 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 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. An olive green fabric manufacturer's label stitched to the lining of the right hand waist pocket gives cleaning and care instructions. It is printed with '242103 VICTORIA 2001 SPECIFICATION ARMY (AUST) 6542 NSN: 8415 66 147 6331 SIZE 85 R'.

History / Summary

Worn by an Australian Special Air Service (SAS) Regiment trooper in Afghanistan.