DOG TAGS- Simple metal tags with the soldiers name, identification number, and blood type printed on them.
BDU'S (3 EACH)- Consisting of a pair of loose pants with standard rear and thigh pockets, and a jacket with stylish breast, upper and lower arm pockets. The outfit comes in Grey, Black, Brown and Blue. Very similar to Argentinas issue.
T-SHIRTS- 2 pair of each . For female soldiers, sports bras are also available.
UNIFORM- includes shirt, coat, pants, belt, boots,
gloves. Chilean officers are expected to at least look
are ready to join their troops in combat. The Officers
lightly armored itself (SP:12 EV-1) with add-on
shoulder,back and chest
plates (SP:10). Likewise the pants have an add-on
thigh plate and
cod protector (SP:10). A helmet identical to that of
is issued as well. The Chilean officer uniforms are
elaborate, but definitely distinguish the officers from the
rest of the
SOCKS- 2 pair each of warm socks and dress socks.
COMBAT GLOVES- STRONG RUGGED GLOVES.
BOOTS + 2 PAIR SHOELACES- Strong steel toed boots.
standard field backpack, for
carrying the following equipment:
HAMMOCK/SLEEPING BAG- with removable liner
MESS KIT- includes knife, fork, spoon, sectioned plates and cup, made of metal for heating purposes
HEXAMITE STOVE- small folding stove, about the size of a pack of cigarettes, comes with 10 fuel cakes (smokeless, fireless)
SMALL TOOL KIT- wire strippers, a variety of screwdrivers, pliers,
2 WEEKS MRE'S- taste like shit, but its better than starving, and its a damn site better than kibble
CUTTING TORCH- a small hand held cutting torch, with enough fuel for 10 minutes constant use
SMALL MEDKIT + 2 CANS OF SPRAYSKIN, bandages, 2 hypo's each of morphine and atropine,- capable of handling most first aid situations.
20 ft ROPE- Just enough to let you realize you need more
ENTRENCHING TOOL- folding shovel/hatchet
CAMMO NET - provides personal or equipment concealment when in the bush.
COLLAPSING MINE DETECTOR- Collapses even smaller than the entrenching tool, and meant to be used while crawling on your belly
4 SMOKE GRENADES- 1 each of blue, red, white, green,
WARM SOCKS- 2 extra pair
BELT- The Chilean heavy belt attaches to the thigh
and is able to attach a variety of pouches, ammo, and other
HOLSTER- for the handgun. Can be used as belt
holster, up to userís preference.
POUCHES- for storing additional gear, optional
PBA-5 BODY ARMOR- (SP:
18 EV-1) When this surplus European armor by the modern
armor, it left
a huge surplus, one that Chile quickly took advantage
of. In many
ways it is superior to that of the modern armor, it offers
complete protection, and offers far more options for
added armor. The PBA-5 is actually a complete armor
is worn in stages depending on duty and threat. It all
with this vest. A hard shell torso plate that extends
down the back and chest is attached to a light form fitting
(SP:8) which connect the lobster shell stomach, side
back plates. The design of the these additional plates
a myriad of pouches, ammo, and other equipment to be
attached for a
very customized loadout tailored to any situation. The
reason this armor was replaced was due to its high cost,
twice that of the modern system and its encumbrance, for a
force the size of the EDF, it simply wasn't cost
prohibitive, it also
took a bit longer to put on and take off. But for a
even one the size of Chile's, it was more than worthwhile.
(SP: 12) Additional armor plates, worn at the thighs, and
well as gauntlets and shin guards, complete the basic armor
ensemble. These replace the need for a separate suit
gear, as a soldier can armor himself up to equivalent
Sadly, there in no groin protection in any variation,
the system was abandoned by the EDF.
(SP: 20) Fully enclosed with an optional armored
drop down visor is
equipped with LL, Thermograph,
and tele-optics and a built in short range radio completes
AIA STEALTH ARMOR - The Chilean military does not have funds to equip even its most elite special forces team with Therm-Optic camo, instead the opt to issue the color changing AIA stealth armor. The entire suit features a chameleon coating which allows it to switch between up to 20 pre-programmed colors and patterns at the flick of a switch. The suit itself is mildly protective (SP: 8) and has additional armor plates on the chest, arms, and legs, (SP: 10) provide a bit more protection. The suit is also thermal dampening, and the helmet (SP:20) features LL, IR, AD, and a radio.
Similarto the Mexican Military, most of it a few years behind technologically and made up of surplus supplied by the EDF, Chinese, Mexicans, and Russians.
T-38 NORCOM 340eb
P - 0 - J - C - 3D6 (11mm cased) - 14 - 1 - ST
This is the standard handgun for all Chilean Military and Police forces. It features an integral lasersight and available suppressor.
SMG - -1 - N - C - 3D6 (11mm cased) 40 - 1/3/20 - ST
This Russian surplus SMG is the standard for Chilean armed forces. It's chambered in 11mm , which is compatible with their handguns, and features a large ammo capacity.
HVY - -1 - N - P - 5D6 (6mm caseless) - 150 - 40 - ST
The heavy machine gun in use by Chilean Military forces. It is fed from a rear mounted 100 round helical magazine and has a staggering rate of fire.
HAND GRENADES- as above, the Mexican combat soldier has access to virtually every type of hand grenade available. (See Blackhands Streetweapons for more Info)
MEXICAN METALS ATOR-3 - the Mexican equivalent to the American LAW, (see Blackhands Streetweapons for more Info)
MEXICAN METALS PGL-49- Mexican copy of Chinas 6 round rotary drum grenade launcher. (See Chinese Military weapons and equipment for more details)
RUSSIAN ANTI-PERSONEL MINE - The Neo-Soviet equivalent of the venerable Claymore type weapon. (See Blackhands Street Weapons for details)
CYBERNETICS chile has little budget for
replacements lost in the line of duty. When cyber is
will be the most basic model available.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT OF THE CHILEAN ARMED FORCES PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING:
SOLO OF FORTUNE 1&2
FIRESTORM: STORMFRONT AND SHOCKWAVE
BLACKHANDS STREET WEAPONS
RACHE BARTMOSS'S BRAINWARE BLOWOUT
CHROME BOOKS 1-4
AUTUMN BLADE WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT
Weapons & Equipment of Counter-Terrorism
OCEANPUNK: GEAR AND EQUIPMENT
(Written by Deric "D" Bernier Images from Stormwatch , Knightwatch, and Faxmaster.)