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Hyde Definition and MMI Textiles partner for production and distribution of PenCott™ camouflage fabrics

MMI Textiles and Hyde Definition have forged a partnership for the production and distribution of PenCott printed camouflage fabrics in the US and international military and commercial markets.

OCTOBER 7, 2014 – MMI Textiles introduces Hyde Definition’s PenCott™ family of patterns into its strong portfolio of military textile products.  The PenCott™ inventory will initially consist of the BadLands™, GreenZone™, SandStorm™ and SnowDrift™ patterns on 500D Cordura, Nylon-Cotton Ripstop, and 50D Polyester fabrics – all printed and finished to meet US milspec nIR standards.  Future production will also expand to include Asia for delivery to our customers who manufacture their end products in the Far East.  Additional fabric and fabric-based substrates will be added to the portfolio as well – some of which will also leverage new printing technologies.

Increased availability of PenCott™ patterns, with commitment from MMI

MMI has always had a strong commitment to the US armed forces, and many of their international customers also seek quality products that have been manufactured to US standards.  They have over 30 years of experience in the military market producing cotton, nylon, polyester and blended fabrics.

PenCott family 500D Cordura

The PenCott™ family of camouflage patterns greatly enhances MMI’s existing product offering and MMI is excited to have this opportunity to increase sales and marketing efforts for the patterns through this newly created partnership.

For further information about the PenCott™ patterns, please visit www.HydeDefinition.com and/or the PenCott™ Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/PenCottcamouflage

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Rangers Lead The Way: with OCP

In case you missed it on Friday – the Ranger Regiment has officially become the first US Army unit authorized to wear OCP uniforms in garrison State-side.  Below is a photo of Rangers wearing ACUs in OCP camo on the occasion of the Ranger Regiment’s 30th Anniversary parade on Friday of last week.

Rangers Lead The Way with OCP

US Army photo, Soldier Magazine:   photo by SFC Brehl Garza.

But wait there’s more!  Check out this interesting story on Soldier Systems Daily about how the Rangers were able to get enough sets of ACUs in time for the parade….

Direct Action® launched

You might have heard about or seen the first prototypes of the Direct Action® line of professional gear during the IWA trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany in March 2014.  Over the next months, interest in the Direct Action® line grew quickly – especially among special operations forces units.

IWA DA

Building on this interest, and the potential that new technologies offered, Helikon-Tex® quickly turned what had begun as a project into a fully-functioning independent brand with a dedicated team of design and production professionals.  Leveraging the over 30 years of experience of Helikon-Tex®, over the next few months the Direct Action® team established a new R&D, built a strong professional team of designers, prototype makers and production specialists to create a range of products for the Direct Action® brand.

Direct Action logo

All of the gear they designed, after initial in-house testing, was then fielded to special operations units for end-user trials and evaluations. Their input and suggestions were critical and were incorporated into the final designs at a speed never seen before in the Polish defense industry.

Direct Action gear fielded with Polish SOF operators - still from promo video

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Monsoon SmallPac™ in PenCott-GreenZone™ from UF PRO

Rain protection should be one of the essential parts of your gear. Now you can make sure you have a 100% reliable weather protection with you at all times – that also provides superb concealment capability.  UF PRO® has produced the first ever 100% waterproof suit in PenCott-GreenZone™!

The first waterproof rain suit in PenCott camouflage.

UF PRO® partnered up with a German high-tech laminating partner to deliver this lightweight, wind- and waterproof 2.5-layer laminate solution that will keep you dry in even the worst weather conditions.

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The SmallPac™ requires very little packing space and can also be attached to the MOLLE system on your backpack, vest or plate carrier – for quick and easy access at any time.

SmallPac attached to gear Stowed away SmallPac Suit

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Crye Precision “Compact Assault Ghillie Suit”

Our friends at Airsoft & Military News and Firebase-Alpha have teamed up for an up-close-and-personal look at the “Compact Assault Ghillie Suit” from Cry Precision.

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Check out the full review here.

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