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  • Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)
  • Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)
  • Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)
  • Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)
  • Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)
  • Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)
  • Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)

Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)

USA combat rations - MREmountain

  • $29.99
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Vintage Vietnam Era Long Range Patrol Ration (LLRP)

$29.99

Food Packet, Long Range Patrol (LRP; pronounced "lurp") is a freeze-dried dehydrated United States military ration used by the United States Armed Forces. Developed in 1964 and intended for wide adoption during the Vietnam War, its use was eventually limited to American special operations forces during long-range reconnaissance patrols, where bulky canned Meal, Combat, Individual (MCI) rations proved too heavy for extended missions on foot.

Contents

LRP rations of the mid-1960s were packed in a large cardboard box of twenty-four meals in eight varieties. Each variety had a different meal, which came in a tinfoil packet inside a zippered olive-drab canvas pouch. These meals were:

  1. Beef hash
  2. Beef and rice
  3. Beef stew
  4. Chicken and rice
  5. Chicken stew
  6. Chili con carne
  7. Pork and scalloped potatoes
  8. Spaghetti with meat sauce

Included in the box was a brown-foil accessory packet. The accessory packet contains