This British military fleece jacket offered by Keepshooting.com is an authentic piece of British military surplus. These fleece jackets were originally designed for and used by members of the British army, one of the three professional uniformed service branches of Her Majesty's armed forces, otherwise known as the British armed forces. The British military fleece jacket provides a full-zip closure as well as two zippered hand warmer pockets, a drawstring cinch cord at the waist and comfortable knit material at the collar and cuffs. The real draw, however, is the presence of unique thumbholes in the cuff that allow the cuffs to be used as partial gloves, serving to protect part of the hands and the wrists from crippling temperatures.
An interesting aspect regarding the British military fleece jacket is the fact that the NATO Stock Number (NSN) is printed on the manufacturer tag. An NSN is a 13-digit numerical code that identifies all standardized materials of supply that are recognized by NATO countries. The NSN for the British military fleece jacket is 8415-99-869-5333, which identifies it as a cold weather liner. The "8415" identifies it as a piece of special purpose clothing while the "99" signifies that the piece is from the United Kingdom. The remaining digits signify its item number.