CHINESE ARMY SURPLUS
Chicom chest rig ammo carrier pouches.
VIETNAM ERA CHEST RIGS AMMO CARRIER
Condition: New, old stock
AK / SKS chest rig ammo pouch.
Colour ~ Olive green.
Type 79 rig.
4 medium and 2 small pockets.
42mm wide x 20mm deep x 150mm long.
Weighs approx 280 grams.
Estimated as being made between 1970's-1980's.
Made of good thick cotton canvas.
All are unused, NOS - New Old Stock.
Directly from an army's warehouse, never issued, just opened.
Can hold various 20-round mags.
Chinese Communist military chest rig variations;
Type 56 (AK-47 / AKM) Standard ~ Three single mag pouches with two small pouches on each side.
Type 56 (SKS) Semi-auto ~ Ten mag pouches.
Type 81 (Kalashnikov / SKS) ~ Four single mag pouches with two small pouches on each side.
Type 79 (SMG) ~ Four single mag pouches with a grenade pouch on each side.
A Type 81 rig is shown below.