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HELINOX X ALPHA N-2B OUTERWEAR Alpha Industries SAGE 3XL
HELINOX X ALPHA N-2B OUTERWEAR Alpha Industries
HELINOX X ALPHA N-2B OUTERWEAR Alpha Industries
HELINOX X ALPHA N-2B OUTERWEAR Alpha Industries SAGE 3XL
HELINOX X ALPHA N-2B OUTERWEAR Alpha Industries
HELINOX X ALPHA N-2B OUTERWEAR Alpha Industries

HELINOX X ALPHA N-2B

Regular price $225.00 Sale


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  • REVERSIBLE

    Double zipper pulls, can be reversed
  • WATER RESISTANT

    Protects during mild wet conditions


PRODUCT DETAILS

A color-blocked N-2B, fully reversible with Sherpa lining, created in partnership with Helinox.

 

BENEFITS

  • Water Resistant
  • Reversible

FEATURES

  • Sherpa lining
  • Drawstrings at hood
  • Storm flap
  • MA-1 utility pocket on sleeve
  • Signature red "Remove Before Flight" flag
  • Helinox and Alpha flag
  • Sleeve shirring
  • Two lower welt pockets
  • Three interior pockets
  • Knit rib cuffs and waistband
  • Ottoman knit cuffs

 

PRODUCT SPECS

  • FIT: Core
  • LENGTH: Above Hip

FABRIC

  • SHELL: 100% Nylon
  • LINING: 100% Polyester
  • FILL: None

RECOMMENDED WEATHER

  • Intermediate Weather

RECOMMENDED CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Do not wash. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Do not Iron. Dryclean only.

PRODUCT DETAILS

The N-2B parka was introduced in the mid 1950s for U.S. Air Force air and ground crews. It replaced the N-2A. Alpha started making the N-2B for the DOD in 1963. Some of the classic mil-spec features were the front pass-through pockets (so that pilots could reach their pants pockets without being exposed to sub-freezing temps), split hood that unzips to lay flat, and the zippered utility/pencil pocket (originally called the cigarette/pencil pocket) with pencil point protectors. We went on to make the N-2B parka for the U.S. armed forces for the next 33 years. In the late 1980s we started making the same short-waist parka for the commercial market. It maintains the features from the military version.