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Re: Tube Foods

Post by Bypah » Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:02 pm

nicodim wrote:In the Russian rations made ​​by the technical specifications before 2010. Condensed milk in plastic tubes. Removed from a low shelf life. Sorry for my English. А вот это вы точно не прочитаете, кто прочитает подскажу как купить дешево индивидуальный рацион питания
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Re: Tube Foods

Post by nicodim » Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:02 am

Google translator is evil!

With delivery to the U.S. has many problems. Your custom such a custom :-)
Sorry for my English. А вот это вы точно не прочитаете, кто прочитает подскажу как купить дешево индивидуальный рацион питания :-)

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Re: Tube Foods

Post by donaldjcheek » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:02 am

As a follow up, the USAF also uses "tube foods" for specialty missions.

According to NATICK. "The purpose of tube food is to feed U2 reconnaissance pilots in the US Air Force during missions that may last as long as 12 hours. The high altitude profile of these missions requires pilots to wear full pressure suits and helmets that cannot be removed, making it impossible for them to consume conventional rations. Tube food attaches directly to a feeding tube that extends through a receptacle on the helmet to the inside where the pilot is able to sip the food from the straw-like tube."

The tubes are simply plastic toothpaste tubes with screw caps, sterilized and filled with the appropriate product. Each tube contains 4.75 - 5.0 oz (135 - 140 g) of ready-to-eat food in paste or puree form and provides between 150 -300 calories. The tubes may be heated if desired. Foods come in three categories:

Entrée: Beef & gravy, Beef stew, Beef stroganoff, Hash browns w/ bacon, Sloppy Joe, Chicken a la king
Fruit: Applesauce, Peaches, Pears, Cinnamon Zapplesauce
Pudding & Dessert: Butterscotch, Toffee, Caramel, Chocolate, Apple pie w/caffeine, Cherry dessert, Chocolate pudding w/caffeine, Peach Melba

Tube foods are also referred to as "high altitude rations" (or, as the pilots say, "food with altitude").
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Re: Tube Foods

Post by fdsman » Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:00 am

donaldjcheek wrote:As a follow up, the USAF also uses "tube foods" for specialty missions.

According to NATICK. "The purpose of tube food is to feed U2 reconnaissance pilots in the US Air Force during missions that may last as long as 12 hours. The high altitude profile of these missions requires pilots to wear full pressure suits and helmets that cannot be removed, making it impossible for them to consume conventional rations. Tube food attaches directly to a feeding tube that extends through a receptacle on the helmet to the inside where the pilot is able to sip the food from the straw-like tube."

The tubes are simply plastic toothpaste tubes with screw caps, sterilized and filled with the appropriate product. Each tube contains 4.75 - 5.0 oz (135 - 140 g) of ready-to-eat food in paste or puree form and provides between 150 -300 calories. The tubes may be heated if desired. Foods come in three categories:

Entrée: Beef & gravy, Beef stew, Beef stroganoff, Hash browns w/ bacon, Sloppy Joe, Chicken a la king
Fruit: Applesauce, Peaches, Pears, Cinnamon Zapplesauce
Pudding & Dessert: Butterscotch, Toffee, Caramel, Chocolate, Apple pie w/caffeine, Cherry dessert, Chocolate pudding w/caffeine, Peach Melba

Tube foods are also referred to as "high altitude rations" (or, as the pilots say, "food with altitude").
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Re: Tube Foods

Post by poorman1 » Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:03 pm

You can go online( Amazon) and put in Russian Space Food in tubes, there is a fare amount out there. Its sold to the public so no problem buying it, just getting it thru customs I'm not sure about.

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Re: Tube Foods

Post by FREMONT » Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:16 pm

donaldjcheek wrote:As a follow up, the USAF also uses "tube foods" for specialty missions.

According to NATICK. "The purpose of tube food is to feed U2 reconnaissance pilots in the US Air Force during missions that may last as long as 12 hours. The high altitude profile of these missions requires pilots to wear full pressure suits and helmets that cannot be removed, making it impossible for them to consume conventional rations. Tube food attaches directly to a feeding tube that extends through a receptacle on the helmet to the inside where the pilot is able to sip the food from the straw-like tube."

The tubes are simply plastic toothpaste tubes with screw caps, sterilized and filled with the appropriate product. Each tube contains 4.75 - 5.0 oz (135 - 140 g) of ready-to-eat food in paste or puree form and provides between 150 -300 calories. The tubes may be heated if desired. Foods come in three categories:

Entrée: Beef & gravy, Beef stew, Beef stroganoff, Hash browns w/ bacon, Sloppy Joe, Chicken a la king
Fruit: Applesauce, Peaches, Pears, Cinnamon Zapplesauce
Pudding & Dessert: Butterscotch, Toffee, Caramel, Chocolate, Apple pie w/caffeine, Cherry dessert, Chocolate pudding w/caffeine, Peach Melba

Tube foods are also referred to as "high altitude rations" (or, as the pilots say, "food with altitude").
reminds me of some gas mask that have special tubes you can connect to canteens. So one can hydrate them self without being exposing their face into any harmful atmosphere
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Re: Tube Foods

Post by Hardtack » Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:55 am

If you are looking for civilian tube food, Nestle makes sweetened condensed milk in tubes but wont sell in the U.S.. They seem to be a Southeast Asia, or European thing. Search Amazon for condensed milk tube. Sometimes a Japanese brand shows up on Amazon. Google image search condensed milk tubes and some other brands show up Czech, Russian. I have seen them marketed as energy food for sports. I found peanut butter in a sort of pouch/tube. I posted on the forum here...
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Re: Tube Foods

Post by Nordic » Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:21 pm

Norway is a tube food country :)

The things i can remember now sold in tubes is:

-Kaviar
-Mayonaisse
-makerel in tomato sauce
-cheese with all kinds of flavours (white cheese, yellow cheese, bacon cheese, ham cheese, jalapeno cheese, peperoni cheese, shrimp cheese, brown goat cheese etc)
-remoulade
-strawberry jam
-Nugatti (similar to nutella)

And probably more that i cant remember
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Re: Tube Foods

Post by Nordic » Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:20 am

Had to snap some shots at the store today :)

Anyone who recognizes the boy face on liverpaste from some of the arctic field rations? :)
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Re: Tube Foods

Post by Name_not_found » Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:24 pm

Glad to see this! thanks for the pictures
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