Adopted: 1941

Purpose: CWU Extreme

Styling: Shearling 3/4 length w. coyote lined hood

The B-7 jackets also known as the B-7 arctic parka was produced between 1941 to 1942 during WWII. It was produced specifically both for the flight crew and those working on ground in the debilitating cold and largely undeveloped areas.

The jacket is a three-quarter length that proved effective against the harsh cold and snow storms. The material composition for the B-7 jacket was shearling for its entirety, except for the hood that was lined with coyote fur. Due to the high cost of producing the jackets especially during the war, the continued production of the B-7 jacket could not be sustained.

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