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Genuine Issue M-65 Jacket, ACU (UCP)

$119.99
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SKU: JA-342-AC-LL(G)
  • Genuine Issue M-65 Jacket, ACU (UCP)
  • Genuine Issue M-65 Jacket, ACU (UCP)

Golden

Genuine Issue M-65 Jacket, ACU (UCP)

$119.99
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SKU: JA-342-AC-LL(G)

A classic military jacket in modern ACU

  • Size - Large Long
  • NyCo Shell (50% Cotton / 50% Nylon twill)
  • Easy to use liner buttons
  • Concealed, hideaway hood
  • Velcro straps for adjustable sleeves
  • Bi-swing back for comfortable arm movement
  • Zip front, with snap-closed storm flap
  • Drawstrings at waist, hem, and hood
  • Genuine US Military Issue
  • Military Part#: MIL-C-43455
  • Proudly made in the USA

History of the M-65 Jacket

The M-1965 jacket was introduced into US military service in 1965 to replace the M-1951 field jacket which was an improvement on the M-1943 field jacket of World War II design. The M-65 field jacket was widely used by United States Forces during the Vietnam War in which the jacket became useful for troops serving in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam, especially in cool weather conditions following monsoonal rains. It was a standard issue to US troops in several other wars all around the globe as well. Originally introduced in OG-107, it is now produced in a large variety of colors and patterns, including military. The olive drab M-1965 Field Coat (commonly called the M-65 Field Jacket) was issued until late 1980s. In 1981, the US military introduced the Woodland camouflage pattern, and the M-1965 began to be printed in woodland to compliment the U.S. Army's Battle Dress Uniform (BDU).