RCW- production years?

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Richard w.
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RCW- production years?

Post by Richard w. » Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:44 pm

Checked the reference section and couldn't find an answer-

Can anyone tell me the start and end dates for the double-pouch white bag RCW?

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Re: RCW- production years?

Post by Treesuit » Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:06 pm

Richard W,

Not sure on the start dates but around 2002-03 Natick did start a transition away from the double bags and merge them with the LRP ration. I do remember seeing that after 2003 we did see a new combined ration. Also there was a notice that was put out about Natick trying to save on costs so therefore they were merging the two. It was posted here on the forum years ago but I can't remember where I saw it. Not sure if that helped but it should give you a frame of reference.

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Re: RCW- production years?

Post by Richard w. » Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:29 pm

Thanks.

I’ve only owned ‘98 dated RCWs. Maybe if we could get guys to post any earlier dates they’ve seen we could narrow down on the beginning production year?

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Re: RCW- production years?

Post by norge » Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:38 pm

first run rcw was 1989.

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Re: RCW- production years?

Post by SNiiP3R » Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:28 pm

I had 1989, 1996 and 1998. The last 2 were identical, both produced by Wornick.
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