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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:

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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: nationalgeographic.com

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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.

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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

www.helikon-tex.com

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. 

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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 us.directactiongear.com – the site is also accessible on mobile devices.

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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

www.directactiongear.com

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