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by cavguy
Mon May 13, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Quiggins Kendal Mint Cake
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: Quiggins Kendal Mint Cake

I found this blog post with that brand of Kendal Mint Cake and it has an paper insert that dates the ration pack menu to 95/96: https://hatchfive.wordpress.com/2016/07/09/british-army-boil-in-the-bag-ration-pack/ So that said, if the menu sheet does indeed come from the ration in the picture, then t...
by cavguy
Sun May 05, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: FR 2000 Field Ration
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Re: FR 2000 Field Ration

What you have is a standard (although early version) of the Norwegian 24 hour FR2000 ration.

You can read more about it here:
https://www.joint-forces.com/products-a ... tion-2000
by cavguy
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: British orps
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: British orps

Sorry, its actually the Sikh/Hindu ORP's that come in the plastic baggy.

See thread:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=8530&p=64199&hilit= ... du#p64199

Pics of newer UK Cold Weather ORP's:
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=10143
by cavguy
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: British orps
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: British orps

The UK Cold weather ORP's come in a plastic bag as do the Halal ORP's.
by cavguy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MCW’s, what’s your favorite menu??
Replies: 20
Views: 2790

Re: MCW’s, what’s your favorite menu??

Cookoff013 wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:47 am

Ok. Ill take a punt at a single meal.
Good call!
by cavguy
Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MCW’s, what’s your favorite menu??
Replies: 20
Views: 2790

Re: MCW’s, what’s your favorite menu??

I got a question. Are the mcw really worth it? If I get some it would be a case. So £70 + 70 delivery. For that cost I could get 24 brit rations. Nope! I can attest that they are in my opinion not remotely as good as a UK ORP! Especially if you can find the UK Cold Climate ORP's. The trade ratio is...
by cavguy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: The Holy Grail of MREs/Rations?
Replies: 37
Views: 2618

Re: The Holy Grail of MREs/Rations?

cavguy: the link don't work,could you post picture here ? Here is the text Ken. Pentagon's New Food Packet to Serve as Humanitarian Aid ART PINE TIMES STAFF WRITER The Pentagon has come up with a new food-aid packet for the post-Cold War world--a modern-day version of military C-rations, designed e...
by cavguy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: The Holy Grail of MREs/Rations?
Replies: 37
Views: 2618

Re: The Holy Grail of MREs/Rations?

here is I posted a time back, the brown bag HDR haven't found or seen one since I found this one. 002.JPG cheers ken Ken, I actually had a few of those back in the mid 90's. I am not 100% sure but my guess is that they were produced for use in either Somalia or Bosnia. These were the generation bef...
by cavguy
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: 24 Hour cold climate operational ration pack 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 983

Re: 24 Hour cold climate operational ration pack 2018

Thanks for the pics Norge! Those are excellent rations, one of my all time favorites.
by cavguy
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: NEW British Ration Item
Replies: 3
Views: 509

Re: NEW British Ration Item

Do they have April fools day in the UK?