Current British Afghanistan Uniform

Discussion in 'Postwar' started by grunter007, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. grunter007

    grunter007 Junior Member

    Hello

    I am starting to compile bits of current uniform to make a display on a mannequin of a British soldier in Afghanistan.

    Probably late Afghanistan rather than early.

    Can anyone help by pointing in the right direction where to get this information/ photos or provide any gems of knowledge themselves then it will all be greatly received.

    Osprey body armour vs assault vests, type of boots etc

    Thanks for your time

    Regards
    Grant
    New Zealand
     
  2. Donnie

    Donnie Remembering HHWH

    Hi mate,

    First of all welcome to the forum, have you tried a Google Image search?....if not then the MOD photo database is also a great place to look for photos....

    Donnie
     
  3. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Here's a few sites where I used to buy all my extra kit from for tours.

    Drop Zone Supplies Leading Supplier UK British Army Navy Surplus Worldwide Mail Order British Military Clothing Equipment. Leading stockist of cheap, discounted, Blackhack, 5.11, Oakley

    Military Clothing | Military Kit | Army Surplus | Boots | Military Surplus | Police Kit | Security | Outdoor | Motorcycle Kit > Home

    John Bull - Military Clothing

    Troops in Afghanistan tend not to wear a lot of ad-hoc kit out there now. Rules seem to have been greatly relaxed in this dept. They even grow beards to help with getting on with the locals. In recent times a lot of new kit has been issued too like the body armour and the desert dpm fleece to name but two. You may have trouble getting the latest stuff especially the body armour (The old pattern was nigh impossible to find complete a few years ago). I've got my feelers already out for one of the new issue fleeces :)

    Anyway hope the links help.

    Cheers
    Andy
     
  4. grunter007

    grunter007 Junior Member

    Thanks very much. Busy going through ebay as well.
    I hear new helmet and osprey on the way.
    Regards
    Grant
     
  5. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    I've been out of the military system since 2005 so not to sure what the score is now other than what I hear from mates which isn't alot :)

    Cheers
    Andy
     

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