This is a DCU, desert camo, cold weather parka that was used in the US Military. The parka helps protect the wearer from the cold when paired with other cold weather layers. The parka is water and wind resistant. There are two waist pockets and a shoulder pocket for small items. Also, the parka includes a hood. There is a full length zipper with a buttoned storm flap. The parka has zippered armpits so the wearer can cool off if overheating.