The CADPAT story: Embracing disruption

By Steven Fouchard, Public Affairs, Canadian Army – from the Canadian Army Facebook page. This is the second in a series of four articles tracing the origins and development of CADPAT – from Canada’s initial recognition of disruptive camouflage as the way forward, to field trials assisted by our allies and, finally, to its emergence […]

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CADPAT: A uniquely Canadian development

By Steven Fouchard, Canadian Army Public Affairs – from the Canadian Army’s Facebook page. Ottawa, Ontario — The seed of what would become the Canadian Disruptive Pattern (CADPAT) was planted in Denmark. Still, in the hands of the Canadian soldiers and defence scientists behind its development, CADPAT evolved into a distinctly Canadian product – it […]

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UF PRO now in the USA!

Slovenian tactical clothing supremo-brand UF PRO has taken a major step forward in its evolution and has just successfully launched a U.S. webstore! From now on, customers in the US can get all of the cool stuff from UF PRO without the hassle. That means; all prices in US $ no added customs duties or […]

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Helikon-Tex at SHOT Show 2020

Helikon-Tex will be returning to the SHOT Show in 2020 with a bigger booth (#7605 on Level 1) full of brand new tactical and outdoor gear, most of which will be presented to public for the very first time. Highlights include: Covert M-65 Jacket The M-65 jacket is an instantly recognizable and iconic garment. Born […]

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Saturday Snapshot

The Swiss Army Reconnaissance Detachment 10 (German: Armee-Aufklärungsdetachement 10, French: Détachement de reconnaissance de l’armée 10, Italian: Distaccamento d’esplorazione dell’esercito 10) is not photographed very often, so it was especially noteworthy when this photo popped up in my Facebook feed this morning (hat tip to: explorateur.ch/photographie). What’s also noteworthy about this photo is that it […]

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Announcing Helikon-Tex USA

Helikon-Tex began  in Poland in 1983 as a military and outdoor surplus company, and is today one of the most prevalent tactical and outdoor clothing and gear brands in Europe. For the past few years they have also been nibbling at the US market and slowly building up brand awareness and a loyal cadre of […]

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New Gear from BE-X: TBDU Field Pants

Original version of this article appeared, in German language, on Spartanat.com With the series FronTier One, BE-X entered a new chapter of apparel with all garments made from high-quality fabric commission printed especially for BE-X . What’s more, all closures and buckles are from ITW Nexus, and all zippers from YKK. Construction is top-notch as […]

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