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Category: Boots (page 1 of 7) Coyote Brown Boots Are Here!

With the release of the new OCP camo ACUs available for sale as of 1 July 2015, troops are also looking for Coyote Brown boots to replace their current Desert Tan footwear (Coyote Brown is the new official boot color to go with OCP ACUs). has just launched several of types of Coyote Brown boots for sale that are AR 670-1 compliant and available for pre-order, with some styles shipping as early as next week. also has an exclusive early release of the top-selling Reebok Hyper Velocity boot in Coyote Brown!

0-650-reebok-8-hyper-velocity-coyote-brownFor complete information about their complete line-up of Coyote Brown boots, go to the special section on

Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available 1 July 2015

At long last the waiting and waiting and waiting is over, the US Army today announced the official timeline for the roll-out of the ‘new’ OCP pattern camouflage ACUs – as well as confirming the changes that have been made to the uniform design too.

WASHINGTON (Army Press Release, June 1, 2015) — The Army announced today the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. The Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select military clothing sales stores beginning, July 1.


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Helikon-Tex® 2015 catalogue

Helikon-Tex unveiled their cool new products for 2015 at IWA – as well as their current range of tried-and-tested, field-proven products too.

North American fans will also soon have reason to be very happy!  We can’t reveal any more details at the moment, but by all means download Helikon-Tex’s PDF catalog (click on the picture below), and get your credit card topped up…

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IWA 2015 Camo Wars: PenCott™ is on the offensive

We reported back before the show that this year there was a huge increase in the number of companies that would be featuring products in PenCott™ patterns on their booths.   And indeed, visitors to IWA 2015 certainly would have seen plenty of it – as this round-up shows below.

In no special order, here is a run-down on all the PenCott products that were on display in Nuremburg.


New things on their booth this year were the ventilated CPU Boonie Hat and the PCS Smock – both items were displayed in the GreenZone pattern.


You can download a PDF copy of Helikon-Tex’s entire 2015 Military and Law Enforcement catalog here.

Direct Action

Making its debut as a full, stand-alone brand under the Helikon-Tex stable, the Direct Action team displayed the full range of their gear designed for professional special operations forces end-users.  Interestingly, they are only offering two camouflage patterns; GreenZone and MultiCam®.


You can download a PDF copy of the Direct Action 2015 catalog here.


A small company from a small country – but very big on innovation and quality – UF PRO rolled out their latest developments at IWA 2015.  Included on the display were their ‘Hunter Sweater’ and ‘SmallPac Monsoon’ in GreenZone and the new and improved ‘HT’ version of their ‘Striker’ BDU pants and shirt in BadLands.


Visit UF PRO’s website for full product details.

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New French Army Combat Boot

The French Army has adopted a new BROWN combat boot, with Gore-Tex membrane, made by HAIX.


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Keep an eye on Combat & Survival for more details….

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