Is it illegal to buy military gear?

Civilians are allowed to purchase SOME military equipment, but there are restrictions on sales of current-service firearms, missiles, airplanes, etc. Often civilians simply cannot afford military equipment (e.g. large ships).

What does the NZ Army wear?

The New Zealand Defence Force has decided to ditch the camouflage uniform it spent $13.6 million to develop six years ago. The current multi-terrain camouflage uniform (MCU), introduced in 2013, will be replaced with the New Zealand multi-terrain pattern (NZ MTP) uniform.

What camo does the New Zealand Army use?

British Disruptive pattern material (DPM) was adopted as the camouflage pattern for clothing of the New Zealand armed forces with the first issues of 1968 Pattern smock and trousers being made in 1980.

Are you allowed to sell military uniforms?

Besides, it’s currently legal to sell body armor and night-vision goggles, although there are some restrictions on exporting them, Estevez said. Nor is it illegal to sell military uniforms, which soldiers buy from American companies, often out of their own pockets, he noted.

What weapons do the New Zealand Army use?

The majority of weapons now in service are the Australian ADI-made Austeyr F88 variant. It is called the IW Steyr (Individual Weapon Steyr) in service of the New Zealand Defence Force. On 12 August 2015 it was announced the Lewis Machine Tools 5.56 mm MARS-L will replace the Steyr AUG.

Can you quit the army NZ?

The commitment Don’t worry, you aren’t signing up for life. Like any other job, you can resign at any time and typically we ask for three months’ notice. The only exception to this are those who are required to complete a Return of Service Obligation (ROSO) for the specialist training they’ve received.

Can soldiers quit?

There is no way to simply quit the military once you are on active duty. You are contractually, and perhaps morally, obligated to see your commitment through. However, you could be discharged from duty early if you are physically or psychologically unable to perform your duties.

Is MultiCam the same as MTP?

A version of MultiCam has been adopted by the armed forces of the United Kingdom as the Multi-Terrain Pattern (MTP), replacing their previous DPM camouflage. MTP retains the color palette of Multicam but incorporates shapes similar to the previous DPM scheme.

What kind of equipment does the New Zealand Army have?

It includes small arms, combat vehicles, aircraft, watercraft, artillery and transport vehicles. The New Zealand Army is the principal land warfare force of New Zealand, a part of the New Zealand Defence Force.

Is the New Zealand Army still in the Cold War?

The New Zealand Army is the principal land warfare force of New Zealand, a part of the New Zealand Defence Force. Since the ANZUS breakup and the end of the Cold War, the New Zealand Army has been deployed to a number of conflict zones, often as part of a coalition force or part of a United Nations peacekeeping operation.

What kind of clothes are in Army and outdoors?

Army and Outdoors also stocks a huge selection of military trousers and shorts. Our comfortable military trousers will keep you warm and dry all winter long, while our military shorts are a practical choice for summer.

When did the New Zealand Army replace the Steyr AUG?

Adopted in 2015 to replace the Steyr AUG as the standard service rifle of the New Zealand Army.