b. Product Characteristics.
(1) Each meal consists of two components, one Kosher or Halal certified
meal entre and one religiously certified/acceptable common accessory packet
sufficient to provide the recommended daily nutritional requirements.
(2) Like the MRE, it is a totally self-contained meal; however, it is not
combined in a flexible bag.
It is ready to eat with the exception of the beverage.
(4) Kosher or Halal entres are identical, however, they are never cased
together. They are purchased separately from different companies.
(5) Each case of Religious Rations contains two intermediate boxes, one
box with 12 entres, and one box with 12 accessory packets.
(6) The accessory packet also contains condiments/seasoning, utensils,
flameless ration heater and napkin.
Each menu provides approximately 1200 kilocalories.
(8) The maximum shelf life at delivery is 10 months; the minimum shelf life
at delivery is 3 months.
Each shipping container/case has a net weight of 18 pounds.
(10) The NSN for the Meal, Religious Kosher is 8970-01-E10-0001.
The NSN for the Meal, Religious Halal is 8970-01-E10-0002.