Grenztruppen Pack Straps
From Operation East Wind
This is required equipment for East German Grenztruppen participants.
All East German Grenztruppen participants are required to have at least 5 assault pack straps.
- There are two version, rubberized and woven - either version is acceptable.
- Three of the straps are for attaching you zeltbahn and blanket to your assault packs.
- Two straps are for attaching your rain cape or zeltbahn to your belt.
- These are also referred to as 'bedroll/utility straps' by some vendors.
Attaching to Assault Packs
- Three straps hook to the loops on the assault pack
Attaching Rain Cape to belt when not worn
- Roll the cape neatly and use two of the assault pack straps to attach to combat belt.