What is a MOLLE bag?
MOLLE (pronounced /ˈmɒl. liː/ MOL-lee,, homophonic with the name Molly) is an acronym for Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment. It is used to define the current generation of load-bearing equipment and backpacks used by a number of NATO armed forces, especially the British Army and the United States Army.
What do you attach to MOLLE webbing?
Using a MOLLE system, you can attach these and other items to your gear:
- Magazine and grenade pouches.
- Canteen carriers.
- First-aid kits (including military-style “individual first aid kits,” or IFAKs)
- Sustainment pouches.
- D-rings for slings and other gear.
- General-purpose gear pouches in various sizes.
What should be in a 3 day assault pack?
Typically, three day packs are marketed in the 30-50 liter (1830-3050 ci) size. You’ll want something that can effectively hold all the equipment you’ll be carrying. This will include your food, shelter, sleeping, and clothing equipment.
Why is it called an ALICE pack?
The All-Purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment (ALICE) is a set of load-carrying equipment adopted as United States Army Standard A on 17 January 1973 to replace the M-1956 Individual Load-Carrying Equipment (ILCE) and M-1967 Modernized Load-Carrying Equipment (MLCE).
What are the white straps in my assault pack for?
The pack has drain holes. There are two 30″ type 8 webbing used for airborne operations inside the pack. These white straps are used for direct attachment to the parachutist snaphook described in FM 3-21.220 pg 12-5, item #17, for integration with the T-10 Harness Assembly described on pg 2-2 item #14.
What is the rubber diamond on a backpack for?
Well, it turns out it actually has a purpose. Marie Claire pointed out that the patch, actually called a lash tab, lashing square or a pig snout, isn’t just a cool decoration (although we think it can be that, too!). It’s traditionally a way to hang extra gear on the backpacks.