IDENTIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION - Continued
Trousers, Snow Camouflage, White, Arctic.
The trousers (Figure 6-2) are made of multi-filament nylon material. The garment repels water, is lightweight and totally
compatible with the Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS). The trousers have pass through pockets and
cargo pockets with snap closures, a waist drawer cord, six button tabs at the waist and suspender loops. The button tabs
are used with the white extreme cold weather guilted trouser liner. This white trouser liner is part of the Dry-Extreme
Cold Weather Clothing System. The Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS) which replaces the latter does
not utilize the button tabs and white trouser liner. Leg openings are provided to don and doff the item without removing
the soldiers Vapor Barrier Boots (VB Boots). The leg openings close by means of a slide fastener This item includes and
attached storage pouch. The garment is stuffed in this pouch when it is not being worn. The storage pouch fits easily in
one of the ECWCS Parka pockets or the soldiers field pack. The various garment sizes with fitting guidelines are listed
in table 6-3.
Section II. MAINTENANCE PROCEDURE
Materials used to repair the Parka and Trousers shall be serviceable materials recovered from similar salvaged items or
new materials that conform to the specifications listed in Section III.
Serviceability classification for the Parka and Trousers shall be determined in accordance with Chapter 1.