SEALS Action Gear is pleased to announce that they are now stocking the full range of UF PRO® Tactical apparel. This European made, high quality clothing is second-to-none in construction, functionality and striking design; and includes the following key products:
Striker XT Combat Pants
The flagship of the range – the XT pants are setting new industry standards for operational uniforms.
Giving specialists a significant increase in usefulness and efficiency was the highest priority during the development of the Striker XT Combat Pants.
The stretch areas have been expanded and new and ergonomically perfected knee protection has been introduced. This is made using an intelligent combination of technologies that enable highly efficient protection of the knee and tibia areas without fitting the protection system with a Velcro strap.
The width-adjustable lower leg area enables the effective fixing of objects in the lower leg pocket, including during rapid movement.
The large side pocket with inner compartments can be accessed in two ways.
The stretch areas in the hip/buttocks area and above and below the knee protection are made of an extremely resilient Schoeller®-dynamic stretch material.
Striker XT Combat Shirt
Based on the previous Striker Combat Shirt, some important components have been changed in the new XT model that considerably improves the wearing comfort and functionality.
In the torso area, the mix of polyester and merino wool offers extraordinary durability, wearing comfort and odor-inhibition. The cut of the sleeve and the slide-in pockets have been ergonomically improved so that you will always land on the inserted elbow pads. Furthermore, this optimized cut allows users to pull up their sleeves comfortably for medical access.
An additional elastic ribbon in the underarm pocket offers better fixing for inserted equipment.
Helikon-Tex from Poland has been serving the tactical, law enforcement & security, outdoor and enthusiast markets in one way or another since 1983. The company currently provides a wide range of options – from shorts and t-shirts to cold and wet weather gear – which are available in a broad assortment of solid colors and camouflage patterns.
Some major new developments appear to be on their way to market though… Over the past week the company has been posting a series of teasers on their Facebook page, that hint at the shape of things to come.
Be sure to stop by their booth if you’re there…. In the meantime, we’ve included the full series of ‘teasers’ below:
A couple of days ago we presented the first English-language news about the new snow and multi-terrain camouflage patterns being adopted by the German Bundeswehr. Today, we are able to bring you some further details about the so-called ‘Multitarn’ multi-terrain pattern.
First, it appears that the pattern is being called ‘Multitarn’ – thereby connecting the ‘multi’-terrain colours of the pattern with the legacy ‘tarn’ (camouflage) of the ‘Flecktarn’ pattern geometry it is based on.
The development of the Multitarn pattern was initially driven by a request from the German special forces, and the new pattern will be made available to them first. In the longer term, other units will also receive the new pattern. Equipping all in-theatre soldiers with a common camouflage uniform pattern makes obvious sense, as it is then more difficult for the enemy to specifically target special forces troops due to their different uniform. Continue reading
According to an article published today on the German-language ‘Strategie & Technik’ blog, the German Armed Forces have had two new camouflage patterns added to their Flecktarn repertoire – a new 3-color snow camo pattern and a 6-color ‘multi-terrain’ pattern.
‘Strategie & Technik’ reports that the patterns were developed by the Wehrwissenschaftliche Institut für Werk- und Betriebsstoffe der Bundeswehr (WIWeB) and that research and development efforts on the new patterns began as far back as 2012.
Based on the well-known Flecktarn pattern geometry, the snow camo pattern uses white, grey and dark green colors; whereas the multi-terrain pattern uses light green, dark green, brown, beige, grey and off-white colors.
Hat tip to Jan-Phillipp Weisswange, ‘Strategie & Technik’ blog.
High-quality, made-in-the-USA tactical gear doesn’t have to also mean high-cost. Whiskey Two Four now offers a made-in-the-USA Anorak made from waterproof GreenZone® 70D PU DWR ripstop nylon. What’s more, WTF’s Anorak weighs a mere 14.7oz / 416g, packs to the size of a softball and costs less than $100!
Anyone who wants an over-garment that combines low-weight and pack-ability with outstanding camouflage performance and wet weather protection should definitely check this puppy out.
- Partial zippered front and outseams makes it easy to put on and take off – even while wearing gear and a helmet
- Vented armpits, vented backpanel, and vented front panels promote moisture management and airflow
- Adjustable, oversized hood covers helmets and ear protection with ease
- Flexible visor and cinch cords keeps the hood in place
- Extended, elastic cuffs and a shock cord waist seal out the weather
- WTF’s original silent, laser cut HANK™ zipper pulls minimize noise
Available NOW in MultiCam® and PenCott-GreenZone®: www.wtfidea.com