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Stove - Survival, Multifuel
Primary function: To serve as a small lightweight stove to heat rations and water for fire teams and squad-sized groups.
Manufacturer: Coleman Outdoor Products
Length: 5 in.
Width: 4.5 in.
Height: 5.5 in.
Weight: 2.2 lbs.
Unit Replacement Cost: $60
Features: This stove is a lightweight, portable commercial item that burns white gas, kerosene, unleaded and diesel fuel at altitudes up to 12,000 feet. It requires little maintenance, is durable and easy to use. It has a 8,500 BTU output and can be used to heat water, food, and in an emergency, the ECW tent.
Background: A lightweight portable stove burning only diesel fuel was not successful. The Marine Corps satisfied the requirement by using a commercial item that can burn diesel in emergency situations.
Date last modified: 05/21/96
Modified on June 17, 1999