KZS net camouflage suit, dated 1979. Pants and smock in
"burlap" cotton fabric, loosely fitting to wear over regular
field uniform. Russian designation "KZS" stands for "kostium
zaschitnoi seti" or "camouflage net suit". This is an early
set in the early colors (spring green with brownish
Russian length "2" (medium). The sleeves of the smock are
extra long to be rolled and secured with the straps (2 on
each sleeve) and buttons (inside the sleeve). Both the pants
and the smock have a manufacturer's label with 1979 date
This early "Afghan War" date much less common, as most of
the other surviving examples date to late 1980s through
1991. Colors of the pants and the smock are slightly
mismatched, as was often the case.
Uniforms such as this were extensively used by the Soviet
combat engineers and airborne reconnaissance units in
Afghanistan. /See "Camouflage Uniforms of the Soviet
Union and Russia" by Dennis Desmond, page 100/
Trousers: about a 36" waist (somewhat larger at maximum
stretch of the elastic) 33" inseam. Top is about a 38, 19"
across the chest from shoulder seam to shoulder seam at the
front, 28" sleeve. Excellent unissued condition.
Note, we have several sets in stock, colors and labels may
vary slightly from the one shown in the photo. Size and
date as described.
Also note this item consists of camo jacket and camo pants
only. Cap, tunic, T-shirt are not included with this item
but are for sale separately elsewhere in this catalog.
Dummy AK-47 is not for sale.