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Sweden/Finland [MESS KIT]

The precision and ingenuity required in design for military purposes spills into all aspects of life on duty, not just transport, machinery and weapons. The best mobile mess-kit contents have been adopted by the camping community and, unsurprisingly, are of Nordic descent.

Some of our favourites are below. The dinky aluminium kettle with fold-down handle is by Swedish manufacturer Optimus. Its shallow dimensions mean it fits into small spaces and boils water quickly. Optimus has also been making portable…

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