1966 MA-2 US Navy Pilot Torso Phantom Harness Vietnam
Vietnam era US Navy or Marine Corps pilot MA-2 suit integrated torso harness. Dated 1966. Size Medium Long. Complete with upper Koch buckles and lower RJE (Rocket Jet Engineering) buckles. Talon zipper. "V" shaped recovery ring. Suit has been modified by riggers for comfort. Named to F-4 Phantom driver in Vietnam Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas W. Nelson Jr (1926-2008) with VMFA-314 Black Knights. These harnesses were standard issue for F-8 Crusader, F-4 Phantom, A-4 Skyhawk, RA5C Vigilante, A-6 Intruder and some later versions of the A-1 Skyraider.