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    Quote Originally Posted by apod View Post
    To the best of my knowledge their is going to be full range of kit in NSV-DPM.
    Shirt,trousers,Elmer Fudd hat,Boonie hat,Smock,Waterproofs etc.
    Interestingly the Fleece jacket is being wadied as it is not flame retardant and can't be worn below decks to be replaced by.....The wool Jumper.Thats going to be comfortable when worn over a shirt with a bloody big UBACS pocket on one sleeve.
    Jesus for a service that want's to be soooooooooooooooo different to the Army they even copied our stupid shirt design.
    Won't be a similar issue to Army. Some of that issue is specific to the job they do.

    DPM Trousers
    DPM Shirt
    Plain grey T-shirt (similar to dark green Army issued one)
    DPM Smock (subtle differences to Army issue)
    Navy foul weather gear remaining
    Navy jumper remaining (unfortunately...)
    Navy ship baseball cap remaining
    Black beret remaining

    No news on Barrack jacket remaining or being DPM'd

    Elmer Fudd hat,Boonie hat etc wont be manufactured.

    Hopefully the trial will iron what works/doesn't work.

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    Any Pictures of the smock etc?
    "Let us be clear about three facts. First, all battles and all wars are won in the end by the infantryman. Secondly, the infantryman always bears the brunt. His casualties are heavier, he suffers greater extremes of discomfort and fatigue than the other arms. Thirdly, the art of the infantryman is less stereotyped and far harder to acquire in modern war than that of any other arm." ------- Field Marshall Wavell, April 1945.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apod View Post
    Any Pictures of the smock etc?

    I don't unfortunately, a colleague provided me with the original picture.

    IIll see if i can get my hands on something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A/TEL View Post
    Won't be a similar issue to Army. Some of that issue is specific to the job they do.

    DPM Trousers
    DPM Shirt
    Plain grey T-shirt (similar to dark green Army issued one)
    DPM Smock (subtle differences to Army issue)
    Navy foul weather gear remaining
    Navy jumper remaining (unfortunately...)
    Navy ship baseball cap remaining
    Black beret remaining

    No news on Barrack jacket remaining or being DPM'd

    Elmer Fudd hat,Boonie hat etc wont be manufactured.

    Hopefully the trial will iron what works/doesn't work.
    What about rain gear (as opposed to FWG) for ranges etc?

    Is there any chance the trials could result in pockets (even non-functional ones) being restored to the front of the shirt?

    A black jumper might look better than a navy one. Same with Baseball cap and FWG.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sluggie View Post
    What about rain gear (as opposed to FWG) for ranges etc?

    Is there any chance the trials could result in pockets (even non-functional ones) being restored to the front of the shirt?

    A black jumper might look better than a navy one. Same with Baseball cap and FWG.


    Just for firing a range once a year, i doubt it.

    Would imagine greens will still be used for that as cost is minimal.

    Navy FWG will remain.

    RAN still use the Navy FWG.

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    Boonie Hat,Elmer Fudd and the waterproof gloves were all supposed to be produced in NSV-DPM.
    What happened? The bean counters get in the way?
    "Let us be clear about three facts. First, all battles and all wars are won in the end by the infantryman. Secondly, the infantryman always bears the brunt. His casualties are heavier, he suffers greater extremes of discomfort and fatigue than the other arms. Thirdly, the art of the infantryman is less stereotyped and far harder to acquire in modern war than that of any other arm." ------- Field Marshall Wavell, April 1945.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apod View Post
    Boonie Hat,Elmer Fudd and the waterproof gloves were all supposed to be produced in NSV-DPM.
    What happened? The bean counters get in the way?
    Only on grounds of taste!
    'He died who loved to live,' they'll say,
    'Unselfishly so we might have today!'
    Like hell! He fought because he had to fight;
    He died that's all. It was his unlucky night.
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    Any new info coming out of the Brief/roadshow yesterday?
    "Let us be clear about three facts. First, all battles and all wars are won in the end by the infantryman. Secondly, the infantryman always bears the brunt. His casualties are heavier, he suffers greater extremes of discomfort and fatigue than the other arms. Thirdly, the art of the infantryman is less stereotyped and far harder to acquire in modern war than that of any other arm." ------- Field Marshall Wavell, April 1945.

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    https://www.facebook.com/10176443323...0146535734895/

    It doesn't look that bad. But when do they wear it, just on ships or all the time?
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    Hi, I think they look great,actually look like military and not like a Tesco worker

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    Quote Originally Posted by batterysgt View Post
    https://www.facebook.com/10176443323...0146535734895/

    It doesn't look that bad. But when do they wear it, just on ships or all the time?
    Any time they aren't wearing number 1s, I assume, same as the Army. It looks good, in my opinion. Looks more miltary than the navies, and with the same layering system, will make live aboard ship a bit easier to bear.

    I wonder is there any merit in a Naval Issue beanie? Customs have a nice fleece one, handy for wearing under hard hats etc...
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    They just tweeted. A pic from the ship check naval service twitter the lads off to ny
    "Are they trying to shoot down the other drone? "

    "No, they're trying to fly the tank"

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    Quote Originally Posted by trellheim View Post
    They just tweeted. A pic from the ship check naval service twitter the lads off to ny
    SB is going to NY, but it appears the crew of JJ are trialling the new uniform.
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    Quote Originally Posted by batterysgt View Post
    https://www.facebook.com/10176443323...0146535734895/

    It doesn't look that bad. But when do they wear it, just on ships or all the time?

    It will be an official DF operational uniform same as the green DPM.

    That means besides serving overseas with land troops in a Battalion, it will be worn for everything else.

    From what i hear, it can be worn in overseas HQ appointments i.e. UNIFIL HQ, KFOR etc in lieu of the green DPM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A/TEL View Post
    Due to go on trial this year.

    Will cover all types of duties in the NS.

    When on general issue, the only time green DPM will be worn is on a Land Overseas Deployment.

    Attachment 8680



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    Got my hands on another picture with the smock/jacket.

    DPM S.jpg

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    It honestly looks like something OMON in Russia would wear....

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    Quote Originally Posted by A/TEL View Post
    Got my hands on another picture with the smock/jacket.

    DPM S.jpg
    I viewed this and the other sample photos available. I wasn't initially impressed but it looked good being worn by a body of men in the social media post.

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    I still can't understand why the elmer fudd hat is not going to be produced in NSV DPM. Surely that item would benefit those up on deck in cold wet weather?

    Is NS FWG worn ashore for normal duties? Is it worn for ranges?
    "Let us be clear about three facts. First, all battles and all wars are won in the end by the infantryman. Secondly, the infantryman always bears the brunt. His casualties are heavier, he suffers greater extremes of discomfort and fatigue than the other arms. Thirdly, the art of the infantryman is less stereotyped and far harder to acquire in modern war than that of any other arm." ------- Field Marshall Wavell, April 1945.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apod View Post
    I still can't understand why the elmer fudd hat is not going to be produced in NSV DPM. Surely that item would benefit those up on deck in cold wet weather?

    Is NS FWG worn ashore for normal duties? Is it worn for ranges?
    From my understanding, the initial production will be only the essential items.

    The current issue FWG and other NS specific items will be issued until stocks have been exhausted.

    Work will continue on the replacement of FWG and other items. What I understand is that they will continue with the DPM pattern for these items.

    On a personal note, it's disappointing that the barrack jacket is being discontinued.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A/TEL View Post
    From my understanding, the initial production will be only the essential items.

    The current issue FWG and other NS specific items will be issued until stocks have been exhausted.

    Work will continue on the replacement of FWG and other items. What I understand is that they will continue with the DPM pattern for these items.

    On a personal note, it's disappointing that the barrack jacket is being discontinued.
    Let's hope that they issue 24/7, all weather, sustainable clothing for ship's personnel in the right quantity. In days of yore we used to pipe "change into night clothing " which meant wearing jeans,top of your choice, and a jumper if environmentally required.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ancientmariner View Post
    Let's hope that they issue 24/7, all weather, sustainable clothing for ship's personnel in the right quantity. In days of yore we used to pipe "change into night clothing " which meant wearing jeans,top of your choice, and a jumper if environmentally required.

    The quality of material will be substantially better, so the amount and frequency of issue will be lower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A/TEL View Post
    On a personal note, it's disappointing that the barrack jacket is being discontinued.
    Oh? Across the board or just for the NS?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Truck Driver View Post
    Oh? Across the board or just for the NS?
    Just the NS, as it cannot be worn below deck onboard ship as not fire retardant

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    Quote Originally Posted by A/TEL View Post
    Just the NS, as it cannot be worn below deck onboard ship as not fire retardant
    That was the reason they got rid of the previous dri flo's wasn't it (not fire retardant)???
    No reason it couldn't be kept for on shore wear though?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Truck Driver View Post
    That was the reason they got rid of the previous dri flo's wasn't it (not fire retardant)???
    No reason it couldn't be kept for on shore wear though?
    I agree completely, but the NS clothing committee don't...... The jumper looks ridiculous with the new rig.

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