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by housil
Thu Apr 12, 2007 4:02 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Question about EPA type 1
Replies: 10
Views: 4082

Re: Type I

Nawt wrote:(...)
The # on the box = 8970-12-160-0297.


That´s the NSN (NATO Stock Number or "Versorgungsnummer" in German)

XXXX-12-XXX-XXXX

The "12" tell´s you the country of origin.
US is "00" and "01"
Canada is "21"
etc...
by housil
Wed Apr 11, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: dutch arctic rations pictures
Replies: 35
Views: 10266

Re: eu rations similar

Hi guys (...) The european (read Dutch, German and French) rations (main dish) are rather similar since they come from the same producer/factory. I´m sorry but: these are the current German main dishes: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/399398.jpg (replaced this:) http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/399400.jpg t...
by housil
Wed Apr 11, 2007 11:37 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: dutch arctic rations pictures
Replies: 35
Views: 10266

norge, Those are some great photos. That is a serious ration. It sure has a lot of stuff in it. I can't read most of it, though. Maybe when you get some time, you could tell us what some of the items are. As I´m home this week, I did it "real quick" for you... http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/...
by housil
Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:12 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE Buns
Replies: 16
Views: 3300

Re: I always wondered>>>

About those "hamburger buns". Now I know. Housil, are you in the Quartermaster Corps at Lee? Thats where the official US Army Cook school is also. They do it right. When I go to Breakfast, I yell out "COMBO" to the egg man. :wink: Keep up the good work! Sorry mate, I´m not. But ...
by housil
Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:56 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Beef Stroganoff?
Replies: 10
Views: 1661

Re: Beef Stroganoff?

Hey KMan, I ordered a small load of Omelets from Epicenter and a couple other items. First order from them, wanted to test their shipping/quality. I ordered 2 Beef Stroganoff MRE entrees. First for me. I'll send you pic. Have'nt tryed one yet. Did'nt see them on any up coming MRE menu lists. The bo...
by housil
Tue Apr 10, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE Buns
Replies: 16
Views: 3300

kman wrote:Wow, housil - you are quickly turning into "the man" when it comes to finding all sorts of difficult-to-locate ration information!


Thx "for the flowers" :o :oops:
by housil
Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE Buns
Replies: 16
Views: 3300

Re: MRE Buns

(...) if anyone knows where I can buy MRE buns that are individually packaged. I´m "anyone" :D If do you need anything about US-MIL rations, you have to ask where they are: In Germany :D (for the last 60 years) I was as a "on scene coordinator paramedic" at our US-installation, ...
by housil
Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:05 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Tray Rations
Replies: 76
Views: 19112

Re: Tray Rations

In my collection there are about 25 tray-rations, mainly cakes and most of them in metal cans, for exampel "Spice Cake with Vanilla Crumb". I think they all have a very, very good taste! Do anyone know, how long these metal can cakes are still eatible (I have two from 1994 and still have ...
by housil
Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: TTI
Replies: 15
Views: 3495

aquarius wrote:housil, I love your handbag. Nice design and very cute! Now I also understand that you love English food...


I bought that cap especially for that hand bag, my black one wouldn´t fit...
by housil
Sat Apr 07, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Tray Rations
Replies: 76
Views: 19112

nice pics. I think the tray ratiosn are used by army now since my buddy from the marines said they dont use tray ratiosn. See little "movie", 10 minutes footage from german TV about MRE´s and Army field kitchen trailer, using rations... http://flashman.tv/img/vicon.gif

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