Combat rations: These self-contained, individual rations have been used by the military for many years.
Contents: Many armed forces divide the rations into different meals e.g. breakfast.
Packaging: Different armed forces use different technologies when it comes to packaging.
Ukraine: Ukraine suddenly needed hundreds of thousands of meal kits for its soldiers.
Russia: The invading army of Russia also has to provide nourishment.
United Kingdom: The British armed forces have different ‘operational ration packs’ (ORP).
Spain: An example of a Spanish Army combat ration includes stewed steak.
Germany: Bundeswehr’s Einmannpackung (EPA) can include lentils with sausages.
USA: The United States’ Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) contains a main course.
France: The French RCIR (ration de combat individuelle réchauffable) contains foods.
Denmark: The Danish ration contains a main meal and other foods such as energy bars.
South Korea: The Korean rations include white rice with meat and vegetables.
Greece: The Greek’s Merida Eidikon Dynameon includes canned meat.
Japan: The Japan Self-Defense Forces’ combat rations include frankfurters.
Australia: The Australian combat ration can contain beef Kai Si Ming, Dutch-style.