Russian Army cap Flora since 1998

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Cap from dense cotton fabric in a camouflage "Flora". It has turn-down ears, along with the backseat, which protects the head well in bad weather, and is embedded in the form fixed on the top with two buttons. In the visor elastic insert.

The cap is original, made for the Russian army, decommissioned from army warehouses.

Read the tab Historical reference on the creation and use of this garment.

Historical reference.

The cap was introduced by the order of the USSR Ministry of Defense No. 250 of March 4, 1988. It was originally made of sand-colored (khaki) fabric, and then in various camouflages (from the late 1980s Bhutan or Dubok/Oak, from 1993 Arbuz/Watermelon or Vertikalka, and from 1998 Flora).

Photo: ITAR-TASS. Russian soldiers and a prisoner after the sieze of the village of Bamut, Chechnya, May 27, 1996.

Photo from wikiredia.rucommander of the 58th army, Lieutenant-General A.M. Dagestan.

Photo from peacekeeper.ruRussian peacekeepers in South Ossetia.

It was used in both Chechen wars, in South Ossetia, etc. It ceased to be used with the introduction of a new field uniform around 2010.