Summer Dress equivalent to No.2 Dress Uniform?

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  1. Can any inform me with the correct information and detail towards what would be the equivalent to No.2 Dress Uniform for the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (RRF) in the summer season please?
  2. RRF pattern No.2 Dress (or FAD with RRF accoutrements.)

    No - seriously.
  3. Assuming you are looking at Hot areas (Cyprus, etc) or have dispensation to wear it: OR's is slightly different to Officers. ORs donàt wear shirt and tie, Officers do but theirs is slightly lighter weight. Also the RRF version does not have lower bellows pockets. PM me for more info.

    Ops Offr
  4. I think there are some unwarranted assumptions flying around from people who are otherwise genuinely trying to be helpful. The OP is a cadet.

    His summer equivalent to No 2 Dress is No 2s (with ACF shoulder titles ...)
  5. no6 dress that was a highly stylish 8O assemble 60s style safri suit made out of nylon add huge sweat stains
  6. For ACF? Short sleeve. We only HAVE two orders - long and short.

    Oh, you guys get number 2s?

    Serious note: number 2s are for 'temperate' environments even in the regulars - that means the UK all year. In places like Cyprus or (formerly) Aden, there's another dress which is number 6 (a suit which looks distinctly australian, apparently) or for officers only number 2s made of some different stuff and a bit greyer. And that's without mentioning the pretty awesome answer to blues. Whites.
  7. RP578

    RP578 LE Book Reviewer

    No.4 Dress "may be worn on formal occasions when not on parade with troops. When officers are taking part in parades and formations with other ranks in warm weather areas, they wear either No.3 or No.6 dress."


    No.3 Dress

  8. why do you want to wear it so much?

    No 8 is lighter, cooler, baggier and generally nicer to wear than No2s.

    You only wear it for 2-4 hours a week, why bother with all the hassle?

    Obviously, wherever you are they put uniform priorities before common sense. Either that or mummy and daddy shelled out on your 2s and you don't want to see them go to waste, by wearing them as often as humanly possible.