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SOD Gear: Spectre Sniper System

SOD Gear of Italy is renowned for making extremely high-quality clothing and gear for special operations forces. Now they also have released their Sniper System – comprising a boonie, parka, and “salopette” (ski-style trousers with built-in bib and suspenders.

The main fabric used for the suit is 50/50 NyCo, with Cordura nylon added at stress points for added durability.  The suit also incorporates the Ghillie base of a para-cord web over the entire back of the torso, hood, arms and legs for the attachement of scrim and vegetation.

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The Parka also has removable padding on the front for added protection and comfort when laying prone for extended periods of time.  The Salopette also features added protection through a panel of 1000D Cordura nylon covering the entire front thigh and knee region on the legs.

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UF PRO® “Silent Warrior” Sniper Smock and Trousers

Previously only available as a restricted, special item for European military and law enforcement special operations units, UF PRO is now offering their innovative, purpose-designed and built “Silent Warrior” Sniper Suit on the open market too.

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The UF PRO® Silent Warrior Sniper Suit is designed to fulfill the highly demanding requirements of professional scouts and snipers.  As the functional, camouflaged outer-layer of a multiple-layer garment system, it has to provide all the specific features to support the user’s role;  it has to protect against the ingress of insects; and it has to provide superb camouflage and concealment performance in the visual and near-Infra-Red spectrum.

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As the Silent Warrior suit is worn as an over garment it is tailored with a looser cut than UF PRO’s Striker XT BDU system, so that it can be easily adjusted to fit over different base, insulation, and wet weather protection layers.

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SCDTV’s applied show-off

SCDTV have been up to their antics again.

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This time its with a gallery of photos where you can see a bunch of nice gear from Applied Orange, Wisport, Stronghold Group, Survivaltech.pl, SAGear, and Splinter Custom Ghillie – all put through its paces in the woods by Dudek and Irek of SCDTV.

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What the gallery also does really well to provide a good direct comparison between the PenCott-GreenZone and MultiCam Tropic camouflage patterns – this is the first time we’ve seen anybody do such a direct side-by-side comparison.

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Full Photo Gallery Here

New arm pocket design for ACU

As far as I know, there’s still not been any official announcement or confirmation of when the Army is going to begin fielding ACU’s in the “Scorpion” camouflage pattern.  But, in the meantime, the Army has announced another tweak to the ACU (Army Combat Uniform).

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Basically, the upper arm pockets on the ACU jacket (or ‘coat’ as I believe it is called in the official terminology) will be changed to the same style as those of the Army Combat Shirt.

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