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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82nd Airborne Paratroopers Test New Handheld Leader Radios

Airborne Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 82nd Airborne Division, recently completed almost two weeks of field testing the Army’s newest leader radio (LR) communications systems.   The Handheld, Manpack and Small (HMS) Form Fit/Tactical Radio variants are two-channel handhelds, used at the company and platoon levels by squad and team […]

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VERTX® Releases New Low-Profile Mission Pants

Vertx® has announced the addition of the Grip and Cutback SF pants to its low-vis line. Designed to work for a number of environments and styles, the Grip and Cutback SF add variety to the Prepared Professional’s™ low-profile uniform.  Whether its hidden E&E pockets, gusseting, comms pass-throughs, or wallet traps, the Grip and Cutback SF […]

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Meprolight Launches Unique MEPRO O2 Red Dot Sight

The MEPRO 02 is the first-ever MIL-SPEC red dot sight with multi-pattern reticle enables the user to switch between aiming patterns quickly and easily for all tactical scenarios and in all-weather/light conditions. Meprolight – a member of the SK Group and a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, and self-illuminated sights […]

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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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UF PRO Tactical Materials Glossary

Nowadays there are so many tactical materials available that it can be a challenge to keep track of them all – let alone understand their relevant features and benefits when you’re shopping for mission essential garments. UF PRO are known for their fabric expertise, and for using a variety of different materials to suit the […]

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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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