an original c.1970's era Army/Navy Waist Belt Life Jacket R.F.D Type 1000
- Item Source Original
- Army Yes
- Navy Yes
- Air Force Yes
- Marines No
- Special Forces Yes
- Civil No
- Police & Emergency Services No
- Other No
- Item # 1035619
- End Date
- Start Date
original c.1970's Australian Defence Force issued .
Life Jacket R.F.D Type 1000
This type of Waist belt Life Jackets are used by some Aircrew, Special Forces and used on Landing
Craft and Assault Boats etc. It was used from the 1970's till early 1990's.
The vest has a Bright Orange front colour and an OD Green backing colour. It has its Emergency
Light and the battery power pack is attached to the bottom of the vest -see photo.
It has a Mouth tube for inflation of the vest if it starts loosing air. It has its Compressed Air Cylinder
(FIRED- EMPTY) and an Orange coloured Safety Whistle.
Heavy duty OD Green webbing waist belt and heavy steel buckle. The vest is rolled up inside its
Outer OD Green nylon material Cover. It has 2 press stud fittings for closing.
Maker Marked with a sticker on the Vest " R.F.D Pty Ltd Melbourne Victoria Australia "
with Issue & Date stamps from 1st issued 1972 till final inspection stamp from 1992.
Very Good used condition and sold as is. Photos make up part of the description.
Only sent Registered mail.