Two Quart Collapsible Canteen 1968



US Military

Two Quart Collapsible Plastic Canteen 1968

Vietnam War dated

Manufactured by Hedwin

Made in USA

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29,33 €

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Two liters of collapsible canteen had a plastic bladder (made of ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, 7x7x3 inches) with a cap in one corner, the same cap as the plastic one liter of US military canteen.

The transport bag had a plastic front closure and ALICE clips on the back that could be attached to each piece of equipment or backpack. He also had a detachable shoulder strap (sling) attached to small D-rings on the upper sides of the wearer. After evaluation of prototypes in Vietnam, the new canteen was standardized on October 11, 1968. It was widely used in 1969. In 1991, troops serving in the Gulf War, this canteen was issued both olive green and desert tan for the canteen body and vehicle.

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