Balaclava, Army Issue
This is the real deal.
Three ways to determine if the balaclava you have is the authorized version. 1) NSN on the white tag inside 2) shoulder cutouts 3) 85% wool. Don’t risk it and fall for the look-alikes to save a few bucks. This item is listed as “Critical” on the ARTB Packing List. Missing Critical Items = automatic drop.