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6.0 EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS: M1 - M3

FIELD UNIFORM:

A minimum of three sets BDU's. Flectarn, woodland camo, or olive drab. The exact type of uniform will depend on AO and unit standards. You also need a field jacket with a liner, extra heavy wool socks, a pair of gloves, the best boots you can afford and a boonie hat.

Unit patches are to be worn on the right shoulder. The "[State]” name tape is to go over the left breast pocket. Name Tag will go over the right.

MINIMUM/RECOMENDED FIELD EQUIPMENT

M1


1. Rifle and 100 rounds ammunition in mags or stripper clips
.....Standard Caliber: (a).223, (b)762x39, (c).308, (d)30.06, (e).50, (f)Other
2. Load Bearing Equipment consisting of:
......*Pistol belt
......*H-back Suspenders
......*Ammo pouches (2)
......*Canteen w/cover, cup and stove
......*Butt-pack
3. Field Equipment:
......*Cleaning kit for rifle
......*First aid kit
......*Poncho w/liner
4.Basic Survival Kit
......*Toilet paper
......*Water purifications tabs
......*Water-proof matches
......*Sheath Knife

M2

1. M1 gear
2. Field Equipment
......*Smoke canisters
......*2 Flares
......*Leatherman tool
......*Mini-mag lite w/red filter and spare batteries
......*Compass (carry in BDU's)
......*Signal mirror
......*Whistle
......*Topo map of Operational Area (carry in BDU's)
......*Note pad w/2 pencils
......*FRS/GMRS or 2m,6m or CB radio depending on unit w/headset
......*Mini binoculars 10 X 25
......*Camo face paint and/or face veil
......*6 Trioxane fuel bars (carry in BDU's)
......*Magnesium fire starter (carry in BDU's)
......*Toilet paper in zip lock bag (carry in left BDU pants pocket)
......*First Aid Kit (carry in right front pants pocket)
......*Gas Mask and 3 filters, with hood and carry bag
3. Pack equipment
......*Water-proof bags
......*3 pair socks, 1 extra t-shirt
......*Jacket
......*1 OD mil. ground cloth
......*Poncho w/ liner
......*Sleeping pad
......*50 feet of # 550 cord
......*Candle
......*Hygiene kit: soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, razor etc.
......*Three to seven days field rations
Field Rations: MRE's or self packed rations.
Prepack these items in zip-lock bags. Instant oatmeal, pop-tarts, breakfast bars, dried fruit, raisins, beef jerky, nutri-grain bars, Ramon noodles, cup-o- soup, bullion cubs, rice, Instant coffee, cocoa, or drink mix. You need a minimum of 2000 calories to remain active on your rations. Don’t cut your self short.

M3

1. M1 and M2 gear
2. Rifle and 300 rounds of ammo in mags or stripper clips
3. AO specific Field Equipment:
......*AO specific sleeping bag (20 degrees or lower rating)
......*H20 bladder
......*Water filter device w/2 filters (PUR hiker)
......* AO specific cold or Hot weather gear

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT:

Each team should have the following:
1 field deployable HF transceiver with NVIS field antenna (Yaesu FT-817 or better)
1 4 man camo tent
Portable battery packs with a solar panel
1 Laptop w/packet software and cables
1 Bionic Ear
1 Infrared heat detector
1 Night vision headset
1 ATV


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