Y-Straps: (Koppel Trager) Original or approved reproduction, in web or black leather.
The five leg combat Y-strap with D-rings for suspending the A-frame is the only type
for wear by enlisted personnel. The three leg type is for wear by officers only.
Gasmask Canister: (Gasmaske) Original or early type Bundeswehr. No Luftshutz or Spanish
type canisters allowed. If you use the Bundeswehr type, remove the canvas cover if
it has not already been done. The canister must be painted gray/green.
Canteen & Cup: (Feldflasche und Trinkbecher) Original or early Bundeswehr with web
or black leather straps. Cover in wool/ felt, metal cup painted in gray/green or
black. The black plastic cup is also authorized in place of the metal type.
Bayonet & Frog: (Seitengewehrtasche) Original or approved reproduction. Standard
or cavalry (with retaining strap) types in black leather or tropical web. Bayonet:
(Seitengewehr) Original German K-98 bayonet with scabbard. Wood or Bakelite grips.
No other types are approved.
Images from Deutsche Soldaten by Agustin Saiz
Breadbag: (Brotbeutel) Gray or green canvas with leather or web straps on flap. Original,
West German, or reproduction.