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    Mozambique green lizard

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    Post by ripcord Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:53 pm

    Green Lizard type.

    This uniform is basically a recolored copy of Portuguese M985 uniform which replaced the long lived M964, a true classic.

    M985 was the last lizard type uniform issued to Portuguese troops other than Marines who kept their lizards a bit longer..  The cut of the uniform was based in part on field modifications troops did to M964 uniforms.






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    Post by mylle Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:15 pm

    Very interesting set, does the tag show a date?
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    Post by ripcord Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:17 pm

    Thank you Alex,

    No dates, and according to tag, made in Mozambique.

    I think this may be a current pattern


                                         


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    Post by ripcord Thu Feb 27, 2020 5:45 pm

    Recently arrived T shirt.

    I post it here because it matches the Mozambique green lizard fairly well.

    Looks like it was made in China and could just as well be commercial, or even ANA.


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    Post by jester Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:42 pm

    The "light brown" dominant set is a non defunct/ obsolete pattern forst used in 2000 by Moz troops deployed to Burundi as part of the AU mission (AMIB) there and the patt was locally nick-named "Zambezia" after the province where that particular uniform was most widely issued to FADM troops.

    The other more green uniform is the std issue (current) Army (FADM) uniform country wide. The Navy's marines (Fuzileiros) have a slightly different colourway unform also still based on the old coloinial Porra lizard camo.

    All current uniforms sewn by FAUMIL company in Matola just outside Maputo.

    Once I figure out how to post pics I can show show more Moz local pics.

    cheers, C
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    Post by ripcord Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:35 pm

    Thank you for the info.  

    Glad to know the light green pattern is current general issue.
    And also good info on the darker type .

    Both do look very similar in cut to  Portuguese M985 .



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    A few photos I've found.

    Mozambique Fuzileiros do still wear the distinctively cut lizard that looks like a para jacket, but they also wear regular army type short sleeve shirts with the Mozambique arc insted of their usual Fuzileiros arc.



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    And an army unit in  brown dom M985 looking uniforms

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