Friday Foto

A Portuguese paratrooper poses for a photo demonstrating their new modular load carriage and armor protection system, the M18 camouflage uniform (‘multifleck’) introduced last year, and an FN SCAR-L assault rifle. The FN SCAR was adopted by the Portuguese Army last year as well. Members of Portugal’s Special Operations Forces however appear to opted for […]

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Slovenian Armed Forces Adopt State-of-the-Art Gear To Provide All-Weather Protection

The Slovenian Ministry of Defence today presented a suite of new clothing and personal gear items that will provide state-of-the-art protection for Slovenian soldiers. Thanks to the use of new, state-of-the-art materials the overall weight of the soldiers’ equipment has also been reduced by about 25%! Some of the specialist items will also provide better […]

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Helikon-Tex Goes Tiger Stripe!

Like its namesake stealthily and silently stalking through the shadows, some Tiger Stripe items from Helikon-Tex unexpectedly popped up this week in my social media feed… We don’t have any further information from Helikon-Tex yet, but so far we have found that they have released to styles of pants and one style of shorts in […]

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Arktis Expands US Woodland Range

You might remember that a couple of months back we reported that Arktis had reintroduced the US M81 Woodland camouflage option back into their product range (see here). Well now we’re happy to showcase a couple of additional products that are now available in this classic old school cool pattern. First up is the A126 […]

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Cordura Goes Commando

A while back we reported on the Crye Precision GB4 uniforms that have been adopted by the Royal Marine Commandos, through a contract with Level Peaks in the UK. With this article we take a closer look at the fabric – thanks to the Cordura brand from Invista. Chosen for its durability and high-performance characteristics, […]

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PLATATAC Brings Woodland Back

Due to popular demand, Australian tactical gear supremo PLATATAC is bringing sexy back – in the shape and form of “God’s plaid”, US Woodland camo (sometimes called M81 or M82 camo). The entire collection includes the Peacekeeper MK4 Chest Rig, the SR Jungle ALICE Pack, the GBH-R Boonie Hat, the Tac Dax V4 Combat Pants, […]

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