Vintage USA Food Packet Survival General Purpose
USA combat rations - MREmountain
This is a vintage 1960s thru early 2000s Food Packet Survival General Purpose. Very rare not often seen for sale.
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What is it?
What's in it?
The ration contains 6 compressed bars consisting of 2 cereal bars, 3 cookie bars, and 1 sucrose bar which are sealed in trilaminate pouches and packed in a water resistant, paperboard box. Lemon tea, and soup and gravy base are also included. Each packet provides 1447 kilocalories (5% protein, 39% fat, and 56% carbohydrate). It is designed to provide a maximum of 8% of the calories from protein in order to minimize metabolic water requirements.
How do I eat it?
The individual prepares the food. Fourteen ounces of water are required to reconstitute the lemon tea, soup and gravy base.
How long will it last
The shelf life for this ration is 5 years at 80 degrees Fahrenheit.