Vintage USN Green Nylon Bomber Jacket MIL-S-18342C
An original United States NavyMil-S-18342c Winter Flight Jacketin fair to good condition (see condition description for full details). This is a cold weather Viet Nam war era coat from the 1960s or possibly early 1970s issued by theBureau of Naval Weapons (WEP).It was originally part of a flight suit for pilots that included pants. Jacket has three pockets: two large exterior snap-closure pockets on the front and one left shoulder pocket, also with a snap closure. Collar features a button-up chin strap flap. Vintage Scovill zipper works well and features a leather pull. Cloth tag sewnintolining states:
JACKET, SUITS, FLYING, WINTER
SPECIFICATION MIL-S-19342C (Wep)
STOCK NO. 8415-290-5824
T.S. LANKFORD & SONS, INC.
CONTRACT NO. DSA 100-69-C-2311
Size as stated on tag is 38 R, but check actual dimensions. Jacket was designed to wear over other gear so the fit seems larger:
height: 23" backside measured from nape of neck to waistband bottom
chest: 22.5" frontside measured from armpit to armpit
shoulders: 20" backside measured from shoulder toshoulder
arms: 26" measured from shoulder tocuff bottom
Let me know if you have any questions concerning this item.