Old Ops Vest

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by BigRed99, Mar 7, 2009.

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  1. This might be a bit of a bone question.. I have seen one or two of these Ops vests which differ from the one on issue now.

    On the right chest they have three grenade pouches and a zipped horizontal pouch rather than the normal utility one, and a load of other less obvious differences.

    Does anyone know if they were ever on issue, or made by someone else?
    I might as well cut to the chase, does anyone know where one might obtain one?
     

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  2. The only ones I have seen issued didnt have anything on the right chest. I have seen such items and I think they were purchased, rather than issued.
    No idea where to get one.
     
  3. As far as I know they were never on issue, I used to have one and bought it from HM Supplies but that was in '95 and I havnt seen them since, wish Id kept it now.
     
  4. The vest is Dutch army issue - Kitmonster used to sell both new and used ones.
     
  5. Theyre not the same...similar though
     
  6. The vests on sale by Kitmonster at the moment are made by Vanguard; they used to sell the vest described, which is Dutch.