Coat, Cold Weather (Field Jacket).
(a)Subgarments. The BDU Coat is required for sizing the cold weather coat.
(b)Measurements. The Chest/bust and height measurements are needed for selection of
the proper size and try--on garment.
(c)Try--On. Using the individuals chest/bust and height measurements, refer to the size
prediction table 5--4 for the size of the initial try--on garment. If the individuals measurements are
close to the minimum or maximum indicated on the size prediction chart, select two sizes for
(d)Alterations. Alteration of the cold weather coat is not authorized.
Table 5--4. Coat, Cold Weather (Field Jacket), Prediction Table.
e. Final Check for Concept of Fit.
(1) Trousers When fitting the trousers, an exact fit is not required. Fit the trousers with the
bottom of the waistband resting at the top of the hipbone and check the following points.
(a)Waist. When buttoned and waist straps adjusted, the trousers must fit easily at the
(b)Hips and Seat. The trousers must fit loosely enough at the hips and seat to allow
squatting and bending (Fig. 5--1).
(c)Crotch. The crotch of the trousers should not bind.