Tuesday, July 17, 2012

East German Army Folding Shovel UTV - NVA Klappspaten UTV

NVA Klappspaten UTV 
GDR Klappspaten 

Tasche Klappspaten UTV

The UTV gear (Universaltragevorrichtung ), was the East German equivalent to the US LBE. Basically the changes were a better combat harness-suspenders, green nylon webbing and a new attachment set up. The UTV items can also be recognized by their green metal fittings

Last version with sawtooth (1986-1989)

Long approximately 55cm
Folded about 39cm

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