Interesting civilian MRE

Reviews of Civilian MREs (Sure-Pak, aPack, etc.) as well as other civilian ready-to-eat food
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Interesting civilian MRE

Post by kman » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:08 am

I just ran across this picture in flickr - it's a pic of three MREs picked up from a distribution point for hurricane relief:

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Check out that center MRE. It looks like a Sopakco Sure-Pak 12 civilian MRE but notice how they're using that commercial retort pouch instead of the usual entree.

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Post by george94 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:25 am

It even has the same logo on the upper left. I thought that was only on official military?

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Post by kman » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:52 am

No, the Sopakco civilian MREs have always had the soldier and rifle logo on them. The main difference is that the military MREs say "Meal, Ready-to-Eat, Individual" whereas the civilian version just says "Meal, Individual" and has the clear bag.

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Post by george94 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:07 am

kman wrote:No, the Sopakco civilian MREs have always had the soldier and rifle logo on them. The main difference is that the military MREs say "Meal, Ready-to-Eat, Individual" whereas the civilian version just says "Meal, Individual" and has the clear bag.
Thanks for clearing that up.

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Post by bishopmarine » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:58 am

pretty cool kman. good eyes.
"Do not attack the First Marine Division. Leave the yellowlegs alone. Strike the American Army."
Orders given to Communist troops in the Korean War;
shortly afterward, the Marines were ordered
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Post by Treesuit » Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:30 pm

Might be interesting to find out the contents? At least what SPOPACK puts in theirs?

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Re: Interesting civilian MRE

Post by fdsman » Mon Oct 20, 2008 9:48 pm

kman wrote:I just ran across this picture in flickr - it's a pic of three MREs picked up from a distribution point for hurricane relief:

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Check out that center MRE. It looks like a Sopakco Sure-Pak 12 civilian MRE but notice how they're using that commercial retort pouch instead of the usual entree.
I suppose they must have a shortage of generic retort pouches?
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