Some articles on field, field pack, pack:
... arms ammunition cases, water canteen covers, entrenching tool carriers, field first aid dressing cases, etc ... A field pack somewhat larger than the M-1961 cotton canvas duck field pack was proposed which could be attached for carrying either on the individual equipment belt at the small of the back, or on the shoulders ... The field pack frame with shoulder straps and a removable cargo shelf would be designed to be worn over the individual equipment belt and suspenders ...
... attached to the pistol belt or attachments on the side of the Field Pack with two slide keepers in place of a wire hanger ... for the canteen, taking its place on the pistol belt on the other side of the Field Pack or on the Field Pack's side attachment points ... of larger rucksacks (see Complementary Equipment) in lieu of and supplementing the Field Pack, the E-Tool and cover was often moved to attachment points ...
... The Field Pack was a square canvas pouch, just larger than a foot square, designed to hold a single day's Meal, Combat, Individual (C-Ration) as well as sparse personal implements like a ... The Field Pack's placement at the rear of the pistol-belt led to it being referred to colloquially as the "butt pack." The first pattern featured a square top flap which closed with a pair of web straps and ... This design was modified slightly in the 1961-pattern Field Pack (See Modifications below) ...
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