GI MODULAR SLEEP SYSTEM (MSS) COMPLETE 4 PART SYSTEM - USED
GI MODULAR SLEEP SYSTEM (MSS) COMPLETE 4 PART SYSTEM Genuine US military issue Modular Sleep System (MSS). National Stock Number 8465-014456274. This patented state of the art system as been tested and proven effective by the military for bivouacking in all types of inclement weather. The unique snap closure system allows integration of each sleeping bag to the waterproof Bivy, each bag to the other and both bags mated to the Bivy for the Extreme Cold Weather configuration. Patrol & Intermediate Bag weigh no more than 7 pounds according to the Military Specification. Specification temperature zones: Completely integrated the system is rated to -30°F when used in conjunction with expedition weight polypropylene shirt, drawers and issue cushion sole woolen socks. To obtain lower temperature ratings, additional layers of Extreme Cold Weather Clothing articles must be added to the user's clothing ensemble inside the sleeping bag.
COMPLETE SYSTEM CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING COMPONENT:
GORE-TEX® BIVY BAG: GORE-TEX® Fabric PTFE 3 Layer Laminate
Mummy design bag cover for integration with the Modular Sleep System (MSS) for cold – wet conditions. The snap closure system allows each bag to snap to the Bivy. Fabric: Waterproof and Moisture Vapor Permeable plain weave Taslite nylon. Color: WOODLAND CAMOUFLAGE. Cloth weight: 6.0 ounces/Sq. Yd. maximum. Dimensions: Length 85’’ maximum; Width at feet 28’’ minimum, at shoulders, 35’’ maximum. [2lb]
PATROL SLEEPING BAG: Mummy design for temperate climates of 30 to 50 Degrees F as a single bag. Snaps to the Bivy for use in slightly colder-wet zones. Insert the Intermediate Bag inside for colder extremes. Fabric for the shell and lining: 1.9oz ripstop nylon with water resistant finish. Insulation Fill: Polargard® HV, hollow continuous filament resin bonded polyester. Features an adjustable hood, nylon zipper closure. Dimensions: 90’’ – 92’’ long; 36’’ – 37’’ wide. [3lb]
INTERMEDIATE COLD WEATHER SLEEPING BAG:
Mummy design for colder weather climates of 30 to Minus 10 Degrees F as a single bag. Snaps to the Bivy for use in colder-wet zones. Insert inside the Patrol Bag for extreme cold environments. Fabric for the shell and lining: 1.9oz ripstop nylon with water resistant finish. Insulation Fill: Polargard® HV, hollow continuous filament resin bonded polyester. Features an adjustable hood. Dimensions: 85’’ – 87’’long; 34.5’’ - 35.5’’ wide. Color: FOLIAGE GREEN. [4lb]
COMPRESSION STUFF SACK:
Cylinder shape, measuring 28’’ to 30’’ long X 12’’ to 14’’ diameter. Cinching straps with ladder lock buckles tighten and compress the system to one cubic foot to fit inside the bag compartment of the Internal Frame Large Combat Field Pack. Nylon draw cord closure with barrel lock. Plain weave nylon, urethane coated for water resistance.
This is the complete four part system consisting of: Gore-Tex Bivy, Patrol Sleeping Bag, Intermediate Sleeping Bags, and Compression Stuff Sack. NSN 8465-01-445-6274
Shipping Weight: 15 pounds.
USED GENUINE GI SURPLUS.
Author: Edwin Whiting MT1(SS) USN ret.
Date added: 12/10/2011, 12.39.53 AM
You cant go wrong at this price for this gear...I have two and they are worth every penny spent...if you live in the north...you aught have at least two of these in your car
Date added: 10/10/2009, 03.30.40 PM
Excellent system. I used them for 8 years in the Army in all types of weather, if the gortex cover is in good condition, there is no need for a tent. Even in the heaviest of downpours!
Date added: 05/13/2009, 05.35.11 PM
This is the best system that i have ever owned. I spend alot of time every year camping year round in maine. Now i hardy ever use a tent just put up tarp to help keep gear dry.Put ground mat sleeping bag nerver been wet or cold. shop around i bought mine some other place NEW not used for just under 200.00