Of Bergans, Bergens and Backpacks

Anyone who’s familiar with the British Army and its infantry equipment knows that Squaddie slang for a rucksack is “bergan” or “bergen”. Most seem to also understand that this has some sort of Norwegian connection, but few seem to really understand what it’s about. So if you’re curious, read on… As for the nickname, “Bergan” […]

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The CADPAT Story: Canada finds sweet spot with new camouflage

By Steven Fouchard, Public Affairs, Canadian Army – from the Canadian Army Facebook page. Nearly 20 years since its introduction, and in response to new developments in infra-red and other night vision systems, Canada’s homegrown pattern is headed for retirement to make way for the next generation of disruptive camouflage. More than a dozen Canadian-made contenders […]

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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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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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