Typical US RT Personnel Rucksack Contents

Typical US RT Personnel Rucksack Contents

This is what typically is Carried in a rucksack by US team members of a RT team.

Items from Left to right

  • CISO Indigenous Rucksack, modified with D-ring and Claymore Bag sewn to top flap as well as a 1qt Canteen and Cover clipped/mounted on front.
  • Sandbag and Handcuffs for prisoner snatch.
  • Spare socks in plastic bag to keep dry.
  • US Army sleeping shirt in plastic bag to keep dry.
  • 2qt Canteen.
  • Two LRP Rations or bags of Rice/PIR Rations could be used.
  • Selection of Smoke Grenades, CS Gas Grenade and a M34 White Phosphorous Grenade.
  • 1qt Canteen.
  • Spare gloves.
  • Spare battery for the teams radio.
  • Albumin Serum can.
  • CISO bolo machete.
  • C4 demo kit, two blocks pre-rig with time delay fuse and one block pre-rigged with CS gas powder and ball bearings also with time delay fuse.
  • M67 Hand grenades.
  • 7  M-16 mags in bandolier.
  • Claymore Mine, Clacker and wire.
  • RPD belt of 100rd.
  • 2 bandoliers of six M79 40mm HE/buckshot rounds.
  • 2 M14 Toe Popper Mines.
  • Claymore Mine pre-wired with time delayed fuse and CS gas powder and ball bearings.