Sunday, August 23, 2015

Australian Army FRED Field Ration Eating Device

Can Opener and Spoon Assy
NSN : 7330-66-101-0933

Australian Army Field Ration Eating Device

The Field Ration Eating Device (commonly abbreviated to "FRED") is a small device which is a combination of a can opener, a bottle opener and a spoon. It is issued to the Australian Defence Force in its CR1M ration packs. It is also known widely as the "Fucking Ridiculous Eating Device".

The can opener is very similar in design to the US military P-38 can opener.

Improved modern variant of the original US Military P-38 and P-51 can opener, first introduced in 1942.
Measures: 9 cm (l) x 2.2 cm (w)
Weight: 9 gm

Has a built in spoon and bottle opener.
Light weight, tough ,only one working part, no batteries needed

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