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CWU-45P Military Flight Jacket - Sage Green

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Military Flight jackets were created to keep the pilot protected from harsh weather conditions due to exposure in an open cockpit. Later, the  military faced the issue of early bomber jackets melting in the event there was a fire in the cockpit. To solve this issue, the CWU (Cold Weather Uniform) was created due to the thermal resistant, fire-retardant capabilities. This jacket was originally made in 1972 to replace the MA-1 Jacket. The military continues issuing these jackets today. Manufacturers have created a nylon version of the CWU-45P and it remains a popular jacket in the fashion industry.   


Keep warm and protected in this classic military flight jacket by Rothco. "CWU" stands for just that, Cold Weather Uniform. With comfort features such as the 100% polyester quilted liner and 100% nylon outer shell to repel water, you are sure to stay dry and warm even in foul weather. The classic military design is constructed with knit wrist cuffs and waistband, two fully lined front cargo pockets with hook & loop fasteners matching the 2" x 41/4" hook & loop badge on the left chest, side sleeve pocket on left arm with zipper on the side of the pocket (with pencil/pen pocket), nylon storm flap and special stand up collar and the zippers features leather tabs. Comfortable and durable, it makes the perfect cold weather uniform jacket.   



  • Classic military design
  • Knit wrist cuffs and waistband
  • Fully lined front cargo pockets w/ hook & loop fasteners
  • Matching 2" X 4 1/4" hook & loop badge on the left chest
  • Left arm pencil pocket
  • Nylon storm flap
  • Stand up collar
  • Zippers have leather tabs


The fit is waist length and what we would call a correct fit, not meant to be baggy. The jacket is a bit what you may call puffy in the arms and body so a proper fit is best. If you want it a bit longer or larger you may choose to go up a size but most of our customers find it comfortable as is.
Sizes: Small - 2XL
* Please note extra charges apply for 2XL & 3XLFor accurate sizing, please see our Sizing Chart



Rothco is a manufacturer of military, tactical, outdoor clothing and gear founded in 1953 to the military industry. The company has grown to be a well known and trusted brand for every day use.