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TSPTR Nam Jacket in cotton poplin - Jungle Moss Tie Dye

Online Only Limited Edition of 25 pieces

Officially designated ‘Coat, Mans, Combat, Tropical’, Natick Labs designed the US Army tropical combat jacket and trousers in 1962 following a request from Army Material Command for a specialized uniform for Special Forces personnel in Vietnam. The single-breasted jacket was made from 5½ oz. wind-resistant cotton poplin in OG-107 and featured two slanted chest cargo pockets and two lower cargo pockets. The design also boasted epaulets, waist take-in tabs, pen pockets behind both chest cargo pockets and an inner gas flap that was designed to prevent chemical agents leaking through the front button closure. The tropical combat uniform was ideally suited to Vietnam because it was both lightweight and quick drying, but it's exposed pocket buttons had a tendency to get snagged in the jungle so subsequent versions were developed

We’ve removed the epaulettes and gas flap and shortened the length to create a less fussy hybrid. The same weight and quality poplin as the original has been reproduced and then overdyed using natural dye

Constructed from 51/2 oz Portuguese Cotton Poplin

Ethically made and hand dyed in Portugal

Size chart measurements in CM

We recommend buying your usual size in this garment

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