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BUAER Flak Shorts

  • FSN
  • 8415-531-2272 (size: 42)
  • Specification
  • MIL-V-18628
The U.S. Navy’s BUAER (Bureau of Aeronautics) Flak Shorts were made from ballistic nylon and protected the groin and lower abdomen from low velocity fragments. They had a front zip closure protected by a snap fastener cover and featured an adjustable crotch strap. The BUAER shorts were worn with a matching vest by Navy and Marine Corps aircrews early in the Vietnam War.

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