What is C-rations?

C-rations meaning in Military or Vietnam War terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
combat rations. Canned meals for use in the field. Each usually consisted of a can of some basic course, a can of fruit, a packet of some type of dessert, a packet of powdered coca, a small pack of cigarettes, and two pieces of chewing gum.


reference: Glossary of Military Terms & Slang from the Vietnam War