M 1982 two-piece combat uniform, jacket and
pants, 1980s. This uniform is usually called
Afganka because of its widespread use by the
army in Afghanistan.
In olive drab cotton. Jacket has integral combat shoulder
straps in the same material, an internal breast pocket,
sleeve pockets with Velcro fasteners. There are integral
drawstrings on the waist and bottom edge for tighter fit.
Trousers have drawstrings at the cuffs and external cargo
pockets on the thighs. Very well made and practical field
Both the jacket and pants show Soviet maker stamp of a
garment factory in Kiev, Ukraine, and the 1982
standard code (GOST).
Russian size 46-4 (Extra Small). The jacket has
chest, 23.5" sleeves (shoulder seam to cuff), and length
from top of collar to bottom hem 30"
About a 30" waist on the trousers and about a 32" inseam
and 43" total length.
In mint condition, UNISSUED Soviet era military
surplus showing only storage age. Crisp, fresh, and
immaculately clean, this uniform is completely free of
stains or mildew smell that so often plagues items from
uninsulated Soviet military warehouses. All the buttons
Due to its nearly universal issue to Soviet troops during
the war in Afghanistan, this uniform may be the essential
basis for a complete display of your Soviet Afghan war
camouflage suits, gear etc.
Note: jacket and pants only;
belt, striped T-shirt and cap are not included but may be