Next to your clothing, having the right equipment when you’re on an overnight or daylong tactical mission or a backpack trip can really make or break your experience. When it comes to an efficient and effective mess kit that enables you to cook on the fly, go with a Rothco GI Issue Mess Kit. Manufactured by Rothco, a leading wholesale distributor of Army and Navy supplies and tactical and survival gear, the GI issue mess kit features a two-piece design that consists of a cooking pot with a handle and a compartmentalized lid that doubles as an eating dish or plate. The mess kit is made out of aluminum and is incredibly lightweight, which means your pack won’t be weighed down when you’re on the go. Simply invert the lid, snap it into place and fold over the handle of the pot for convenient storage.
- Easy to clean with a towel, sponge or cloth
- Incredibly compact design to maximize space in your pack
- Holds up to high heat from coal, wood and butane fires
- U.S. military approved for use when you’re on duty