Dutch Woodland Camo Compression Bag
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The Dutch Army is known as the Royal Netherlands Army and has been a NATO member since the inception of NATO. With NATO membership, the Dutch Army has standardized their field equipment to match other NATO forces. This can easily be seen by the Royal Netherlands Army adopting the British Woodland DPM camouflage pattern which you can see was used on this large compression bag. By having NATO membership, the requirements for the equipment used by the Dutch Army need to meet or exceed NATO standards making Dutch surplus very high quality.
This large compression bag would have been issued to soldiers in the Dutch Army to carry the NATO style extreme cold weather sleeping system. With this large compression sack, soldiers would have been able to carry all of the parts of this sleeping system to ensure they were able to stay warm and comfortable in the coldest of cold environments. The large design of this compression sack means you can stuff it full of soft goods, like clothes, and then use the four compression straps to compress the load you are carrying down to the smallest form factor. With space and weight distribution being essential when carrying gear out into the field, the military has made extensive use of compression sacks to help increase the amount of gear that can be carried and reduce the stress on the soldier who is carrying it.
- Authentic Dutch Royal Army Large Compression Bag
- Heavy Duty Construction - Easily Carry Large Loads
- Designed to Carry NATO Modular Sleep System
- Top Opening Has Drawstring Cord and Lock for Closure
- Reinforced Top and Base
- Four Compression Straps - Two Quick Release, Two Regular
- NSN# 8722-6608-1111-90
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Hammock users take note. If you have an under quilt system that is large and unwieldy this is the compression sack for you! I have a very large artic British sleeping system and this bag does a great job of compressing it out. Great unique product, and is wonderfully water resistant.