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The Science Behind the Soldier: ‘Grunt’ by Mary Roach

Hot on the heels of our last article about Natick Labs came this online article from ‘The National Geographic’ about a new book by renowned author Mary Roach:


Mary Roach, a self-confessed “goober with a flashlight,” has created a niche for books with one-word titles—Gulp (on the digestive system); Bonk (on the science of sex)—that take a funny, and informed, look at the scientific secrets of everyday things. In her latest book, Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, she goes behind the scenes of modern warfare to celebrate the unsung heroes of military science, who do everything from design high-tech clothing for the battlefield to perform penis transplants—all in the name of keeping soldiers “alive and comfortable.”

Read the full interview here:



Helikon-Tex Releasing Major New Product Lines at IWA 2016

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:

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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…

helikon catalog

Direct Action® USA is live — GO LOUD!

Direct Action® is proud to announce the launch of Direct Action Gear into the North American Market today. 


Advanced tactical equipment manufactured by DA® is now available to customers within the US, but because “No One Gets Left Behind” they’re also planning on offering their high-quality products to the Canadian and Mexican markets this year as well.

The online store for the US is now up and running at – the site is also accessible on mobile devices.

Direct Action logo

To celebrate the premiere of Direct Action® on the US market they are offering FREE SHIPPING on orders of at least $100 to the 48 contiguous U.S. states.  However, due to the high demand for their products, Direct Action® can only allow a maximum of 5 products per order with the free shipping offer.

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Direct Action® release 2nd video

Look closely and you’ll see lots of cool new kit that’s coming from Direct Action that will be revealed at EnforceTac / IWA in March 2015…

Infil, GO LOUD!, exfil…

Direct Action video 2

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