Update on Dutch Operational Clothing System Program

Way back in 2008 the Netherlands Ministry of Defence announced that it was working on the development of a new national camouflage pattern, to be used in conjunction with a full set of redesigned and modernized combat clothing and equipment. In 2011 the new “Netherlands Fractal Pattern” was revealed, and in 2019 it was finally […]

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Royal Marines Commandos Get New Uniform *UPDATE*

The new kit, which will start to be worn from the Autumn, is part of the ‘Future Commando Force’ programme, which is designed to overhaul the way Commandos operate. The new uniform, designed and manufactured by Crye Precision, features a lighter weight, higher strength, faster-drying and more breathable fabric than typical 50/50 NyCo*. The Commandos […]

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Friday Foto

Members from November Company, 3 Royal Canadian Regiment perform section attacks and urban drills as part of testing for the new potential camouflage uniform pattern. Photo By: Aviator Melissa Gloude, Garrison Imaging Petawawa, copyright 2020 Department of National Defence […]

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Nordic Combat Uniform Project Update

The field test phase of the Nordic Combat Uniform project has ended. Extensive field tests of temperate and cold weather uniform configurations were carried out in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, with a total of 420 military personnel taking part. At the same time that tests were being carried out in the Nordic Countries, field […]

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Finland Prepared For The Worst: Battlefield 2020

“Battlefield (2020)” is an educational film created by The Finnish Defence Forces specifically for conscript training. The film is part of the combat training material provided in the beginner period and in the non-commissioned and reserve officer courses. In addition, the video is used in the training of reservists and staff. The purpose of the […]

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