FRANKLIN camp bed mosquito net
Cot Mounted Mosquito Net.
(May also be deployed on the ground)
Description and use.
100% Knitted Polyester Mosquito netting ,colour olive drab
The maximum dimensions of the Cot Mounted mosquito when deployed are 1.1 mtrs high x 0.80 mtrs wide x 2.2 mtrs long. The net comes complete with a carrying bag containing the net, qty 2.flexible glass fibre Rods (seven sections linked together with bungee cord per Rod). (8mm diameter) and qty 4 metal securing pins.
The net is intended to mount on top of the in-service cot bed (NSN 7105-99-156-0177). But the net can also be deployed on the ground.
The Cot mounted mosquito net has the following capabilities
Is Durable & rigid able to withstand repeated striking and erection in a military environment.
Suitable for use inside & outside use.
Is Self Supporting and free standing both inside a shelter and in the open.
Is Capable of being secured to the ground, eg.by tent pins.
Incorporates a sewn in water/spray repellant groundsheet and side wall.
Is able to be deployed on hard or soft surfaces.
Is easy and simple to erect by a single untrained person in less than five minutes.
Is suitable to carry by one person.
Is self contained within its own bag. maximum dimensions of bag 0.5mtrs long x 0.15mtrs diameter.
Has instructions for erection sewn onto both the net and the bag.
The weight of the Cot Mounted mosquito net no more than 2 Kg
The net has a hanging facility.
Can be securely fastened to the in-service cot bed.
The net has a built in groundsheet and has side walls that prohibit the entry of pests,
The net is able to absorb the pyrethriod insecticide in the form of Peripel and retain it.