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Individual Tactical Load Bearing Vest (ITLBV)

Primary function: The Load Bearing Vest is designed to function with the cartridge belt. The shoulder pads have two attachment points for the cover of the field pack. The vest is also designed to be used with two squad automatic weapon ammunition pouches.
Length: 16 in. (40.64 centimeters)
Width: 8 in. (20.32 cm.)
Height: 3.5 in. (8.89 cm.)
Weight: 1.8 lbs. (.82 kilograms)
Color: Woodland camouflage
Unit Replacement Cost: $52.45

Features: The Load Bearing Vest is made of an 8-ounce nylon fabric and weighs 1.8 pounds (.82 kg.) empty. The ammunition and grenade pockets are permanently attached and designed to carry six 30-round magazines and two grenades. The system is designed to improve the distribution of weight for the fighting load.

Inventory: 120,000

Date last modified: 12/14/95

Last Modified on June 17, 1999