This does not harm the gear as it is designed to compress into backpacks etc. I have the utmost respect for this clothing and equipment and I have the utmost respect for my customers who I assume plan to rely on this clothing and equipment. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me. Gift wrapping and special packaging may be available.The item "GEN III LEVEL 6 Gore-tex Parka Jacket Coat USA Made AOR1 USMC SEAL XL Regular" is in sale since Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Current Militaria (2001-Now)\Original Items\Uniforms". The seller is "7777eduncan" and is located in Marietta, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States.