SNAP BUTTON : U.S. Government Department of Defense Specs.
BUTTON : Mil Specs Urea
LABEL : Buzz Rickson Sportswear
The Type G-1 flight jacket is for the intermediate temperature zone developed by the Navy�fs Bureau of Aeronautics in the1950s. The history of the Navy�fs flight jackets originates with spec number M-422 which went through numerous spec changes, from M-422A, AN-6552, AN-J-3 to 3A, 55J14, MIL-J-7823, before arriving at MIL-J-7823A to E. The G-1 was discontinued in 1976 but was reintroduced in 1984 due to the strong wishes of pilots and is used to this day.