EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

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EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby housil » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:30 am

For ~10 years we (German Army "Bundeswehr") had their new EPas Typ 1 -19.

In 2012 EPas now changed from Roman number "Typ I, II, III..." to now Arabic numbers and with their numbers they also changed the contents and what I have heard to now 12 different EPas.

So what is new/different?

New numbers
Typ11.jpg


it´s bigger
Typ12.jpg


Typ13.jpg


It weights a little more
Typ14.jpg


Typ I as you know it
Typ15.jpg


The new Typ 1 with new pouches
Typ110.jpg


Typ I entrees
Typ16.jpg


Typ 1 different entrees
Typ111.jpg


Typ I pate + marmelade
Typ17.jpg


Typ 1 still the same amount
Typ112.jpg


Typ I satchets
Typ18.jpg


Typ 1, note much more sugar now (8 satches), just one butter replacment but now a cereal bar
Typ113.jpg


Typ I canned bread, crackers ("armor sheets"), "snack" (either fruit salad or semolina)
Typ19.jpg


Typ 1, still canned bread, just different labeling, new crackers, no snack anymore
Typ114.jpg


These are now brand new in the EPas:

Muesli and a dessert creme
Typ115.jpg


Also new beverages and a cappuccino
Typ116.jpg

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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby Name_not_found » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:37 am

whoa quite a change!

They look really nice, how do you like them?

thanks for sharing housil
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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby housil » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:55 am

Their new appearance or their taste?

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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby cavguy » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:00 am

Thanks for the pics Housil!

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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby Name_not_found » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:05 am

Taste 1st, but both im curious.

housil wrote:Their new appearance or their taste?
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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby SNiiP3R » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:25 am

Very interesting. I wonder if they have improved any entries and they are even tastier now :D
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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby housil » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:43 am

SNiiP3R wrote:I wonder if they have improved any entries and they are even tastier now :D


They come also now with (some) new entrees. Maybe I´ll get a new Typ 3 case soon. They have as entree Spiralnudeln in Hackfleischsoße (noodles in Bolognese sauce) and Erbseneintopf mit Mettwürstchen (Pea stew with "mettwurst")

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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby TechManDan » Fri Aug 05, 2016 1:15 pm

They both look good, where can I get one for less than $80?

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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby FREMONT » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:10 pm

TechManDan wrote:They both look good, where can I get one for less than $80?


By signing up for the bundeswehr :wink:
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Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Postby gundog4314 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:30 pm

Great info & pics! I am anticipating a new Type myself. I think it's Typ 8 that has currywurst....I'd kill someone for that LOL! Curry wurst mit spatzle unt salat mit Bier was my favorite meal at the Unteroffizer/ Feldwebel club


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