USE AND CARE OF THE ARMY COMBAT UNIFORM (ACU)

ACU COAT AND TROUSER SIZES

COAT TROUSER

The ACU Coat is a single-breasted design with long sleeves and a stand-up collar with hook-and-loop fastener tape closure.  The front has two angled chest pockets with hook-and-loop closure flaps.  Above each chest pocket, there are loop fastener tape strips.  The name tape will be placed on the right, US Army tape on the left.  Centered on the chest, between the breast pockets, is a loop fastener to hold the individual's rank insignia.  The back of the coat contains an integrated bi-swing pleat.  The upper sleeves each contain loop-fastener covered pockets to hold left and right Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, (unit and combat patches), skill tabs, and US Flag.  The top flap of each sleeve pocket bears a piece of identification Friend or Foe (IFF) tape.  Below each sleeve pocket, there are openings secured by hook-and-loop fasteners for the elbow pads to be inserted.  The left sleeve contains three-channel pen/pencil pocket.  The cuff openings can be adjusted by the use of hook-and-loop fasteners. 

The Trousers have a four-button front fly and an adjustable waist drawstrings.  There are right and left hip pockets and two rear button pockets.  The titled cargo pockets on each leg are secured by hook-and-loop fasteners and an elastic drawstring with barrel lock.  Below the cargo pockets, there are openings secured by hook-and-loop fasteners for the knee pads to beinserted.  The left and right lower leg pockets are also secured by hook-and-loop fasteners, and the legs contain hem draw cords.                                                                     

 

WASH INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Before washing, remove all patches from the coat, and all items from the pockets. Close all hook-and-loop fasteners to prevent snagging.
  2. WASHING.  Machine wash in cold water, using permanent press cycle, or hand wash using mild detergent that does NOT contain optical brighteners.   Rinse completely.  DO NOT WRING OR TWIST.  Hang dry or machine dry on low to medium setting, between 140-160 degrees Fahrenheit (for cap do not exceed 130 degrees Fahrenheit).
  3. DO NOT USE CHLORINE BLEACH.
  4. DO NOT DRY CLEAN, STARCH, or COMMERCIALLY HOT PRESS.
  5. Do not apply heat or iron to any hook or loop fastener areas.

 

 

REPAIR

Small rips and tears can be hand or machined stitched, or mended with the use of patches.

 

 

REPLACEMENT GARMENT IF:

  1. Rips or tears cannot be repaired by hand or sewing machine.
  2. Hook or loop fasteners are melted, frayed, or otherwise rendered unserviceable due to dry cleaning or pressing.
  3. Zipper fails due to dry cleaning or pressing, or becomes damaged from use. 

ACU TROUSER SIZES


X-LARGE INSEAM WAIST NSN
X-Short Up to 26 1/2 in 39 to 43 in 8415-01-527-5274
Short 26 1/2 to 29 1/2 39 to 43 in 8415-01-519-8444
Regular 29 1/2 to 32 1/2 39 to 43 in 8415-01-519-8445
Long 32 1/2 to 35 1/2 39 to 43 in 8415-01-519-8446
X-Long 35 1/2to 38 1/2 39 to 43 in 8415-01-527-5275
XX-Long Over 38 1/2 in 39 to 43 in 8415-01-527-5277
X-SMALL INSEAM WAIST NSN
X-Short Up to 26 1/2 in Up to 27 in 8415-01-519-8277
Short 26 1/2 to 29 1/2 Up to 27 in 8415-01-519-8404
Regular 29 1/2 to 32 1/2 Up to 27 in 8415-01-519-8410
Long 32 1/2 to 35 1/2 Up to 27 in 8415-01-519-8427
X-Long 35 1/2to 38 1/2 Up to 27 in 8415-01-519-8408
XX-Long Over 38 1/2 in Up to 27 in 8415-01-519-8279


LARGE INSEAM WAIST NSN
X-Short Up to 26 1/2 in 35 to 39 in 8415-01-527-5269
Short 26 1/2 to 29 1/2 35 to 39 in 8415-01-519-8532
Regular 29 1/2 to 32 1/2 35 to 39 in 8415-01-519-8435
Long 32 1/2 to 35 1/2 35 to 39 in 8415-01-519-8434
X-Long 35 1/2to 38 1/2 35 to 39 in 8415-01-519-8436
XX-Long Over 38 1/2 in 35 to 39 in 8415-01-527-5273
XX-LARGE INSEAM WAIST NSN
X-Short Up to 26 1/2 in 43 to 47 in 8415-01-527-5290
Short 26 1/2 to 29 1/2 43 to 47 in 8415-01-527-5291
Regular 29 1/2 to 32 1/2 43 to 47 in 8415-01-519-8447
Long 32 1/2 to 35 1/2 43 to 47 in 8415-01-527-5292
X-Long 35 1/2to 38 1/2 43 to 47 in 8415-01-527-5293
XX-Long Over 38 1/2 in 43 to 47 in 8415-01-527-5296


SMALL INSEAM WAIST NSN
X-Short Up to 26 1/2 in 27 to 31 in 8415-01-519-8416
Short 26 1/2 to 29 1/2 27 to 31 in 8415-01-519-8414
Regular 29 1/2 to 32 1/2 27 to 31 in 8415-01-519-8423
Long 32 1/2 to 35 1/2 27 to 31 in 8415-01-519-8418
X-Long 35 1/2to 38 1/2 27 to 31 in 8415-01-519-8419
XX-Long Over 38 1/2 in 27 to 31 in 8415-01-527-5247
MEDIUM INSEAM WAIST NSN
X-Short Up to 26 1/2 in 31 to 35 in 8415-01-519-8422
Short 26 1/2 to 29 1/2 31 to 35 in 8415-01-519-8426
Regular 29 1/2 to 32 1/2 31 to 35 in 8415-01-519-8429
Long 32 1/2 to 35 1/2 31 to 35 in 8415-01-519-8430
X-Long 35 1/2to 38 1/2 31 to 35 in 8415-01-519-8431
XX-Long Over 38 1/2 in 31 to 35 in 8415-01-527-5266




ACU COAT SIZES


X-LARGE HEIGHT CHEST NSN
XX-Short 55 to 59 in 45 to 49 in 8415-01-527-5200
X-Short 59 to 63 in 45 to 49 in 8415-01-527-5222
Short 63 to 67 in 45 to 49 in 8415-01-527-5049
Regular 67 to 71 in 45 to 49 in 8415-01-519-8613
Long 71 to 75 in 45 to 49 in 8415-01-527-8610
X-Long 75 to 79 in 45 to 49 in 8415-01-527-8609
XX-Long Above79 in 45 to 49 in 8415-01-527-5223

X-SMALL HEIGHT CHEST NSN
XX-Short 55 to 59 in Up to 33 in 8415-01-527-5215
X-Short 59 to 63 in Up to 33 in 8415-01-519-8487
Short 63 to 67 in Up to 33 in 8415-01-519-8491
Regular 67 to 71 in Up to 33 in 8415-01-519-8497
Long 71 to 75 in Up to 33 in 8415-01-527-5047
X-Long 75 to 79 in Up to 33 in 8415-01-527-5048


XX-LARGE HEIGHT CHEST NSN
Regular 67 to 71 in 49 to 53 in 8415-01-527-5051
Long 71 to 75 in 49 to 53 in 8415-01-527-5053
X-Long 75 to 79 in 49 to 53 in 8415-01-519-8612
XX-Long Above 79 in 49 to 53 in 8415-01-527-5224
SMALL HEIGHT CHEST NSN
XX-Short 55 to 59 in 33 to 37 in 8415-01-519-8499
X-Short 59 to 63 in 33 to 37 in 8415-01-519-8500
Short 63 to 67 in 33 to 37 in 8415-01-519-8502
Regular 67 to 71 in 33 to 37 in 8415-01-519-8501
Long 71 to 75 in 33 to 37 in 8415-01-519-8504
X-Long Above 75 in 33 to 37 in 8415-01-519-8506


LARGE HEIGHT CHEST NSN
XX-Short 55 to 59 in 41 to 45 in 8415-01-527-5219
X-Short 59 to 63 in 41 to 45 in 8415-01-519-8514
Short 63 to 67 in 41 to 45 in 8415-01-519-8532
Regular 67 to 71 in 41 to 45 in 8415-01-519-8599
Long 71 to 75 in 41 to 45 in 8415-01-519-8607
X-Long 75 to 79 in 41 to 45 in 8415-01-519-8608
XX-Long Above 79 in 41 to 45 in 8415-01-519-8611
MEDIUM HEIGHT CHEST NSN
XX-Short 55 to 59 in 37 to 41 in 8415-01-519-8505
X-Short 59 to 63 in 37 to 41 in 8415-01-519-8507
Short 63 to 67 in 37 to 41 in 8415-01-519-8509
Regular 67 to 71 in 37 to 41 in 8415-01-519-8510
Long 71 to 75 in 37 to 41 in 8415-01-519-8512
X-Long 75 to 79 in 37 to 41 in 8415-01-519-8513
XX-Long Above 79 in 37 to 41 in 8415-01-527-5218