Wednesday, August 14, 2013

British Army Rucksack Other Arms - Engineer's Bergan





Rucksack, Other Arms
NSN 8465-99-978-5364




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The PLCE Other Arms Rucksack (or Engineer's Bergan as it has become known) is a 60-70 litre British Forces military pack manufactured from heavy duty DPM cordura and incorporating a durable padded harness and hip belt.
Other features include a central main zipped compartment, large single internal pocket, side zips compatible with standard PLCE side pouches which are supplied with this item.
Double utility loops (for attaching sleeping mats or tents etc.). Could be used like holdall as it has two substantial carry handles Like new been used on a few occasions even in the pouring rain,and kit has stayed dry! Specifications Size/Capacity: 60-70 Litres NATO Stock No.:8465-99-978-5364 Removable side pouches Specifications Size/Capacity: 10 Litres per pouch NATO Stock No.: 8465-99-132- no longer required.


Rucksack, Other Arms. A slightly smaller Bergen with holdall-style carrying handles and pack-away shoulder straps, designed to be carried in vehicles. NSN 8465-99-978-5364
There is only one compartment, with a map pouch on the inside. This compartment measures 20″ x 14″ x 8″. On each side there are zippers to attach additional pouches. This system is very similar to Snugpak Rocket Pack design.




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