Originally posted by Whateva69
Originally posted by simples
just for peoples general knowledge the Kukri isnt a weapon it is actually used for cooking or at least that is its main purpose.
And this is what the Australian soldiers get instead of a Kukri.
F.R.E.D - A small device which is a combination of a can opener, a bottle opener and a spoon. Officially named a "Field Ration Eating Device", but
more popularly known as a "F--king Ridiculous/Retarded Eating Device". In the Air Force this acronym can also denote a 'F--king Ridiculous
Appendix:Australian English military slang
Well we used to always call them F**ing Rediculous Eating Device, but hey, the Q-Store come up with a lot of stupid names, the iconic Slouch Hat, is
Hats Felt Fur.
I have to admit, even though we got a FRED every ration pack & threw dozens out, I still have a few laying around, they even fit in a wallet if your
desperate. They are a handy thing to have in your camping/survival kit, so long as you know how to use it properly.