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Direct Action SPITFIRE Plate Carrier Cutaway System

The latest product video from Direct Action gear is now live on their YouTube Channel.

SPITFIRE Cutaway System

This system provides for the immediate cutaway release of the SPITFIRE Plate Carrier. Its innovative design and allows for quick and easy reassembly of the Plate Carrier without the cutaway elements. Created with primarily with waterborne operations in mind, the SPITFIRE Cutaway System also allows for immediate battlefield assessment and treatment of a wounded team-mate, and then quickly and easily reconfiguring and reassembling the wounded person’s Plate Carrier for armor protection during transportation / evacuation.

To order within the European area:

To order within the US / North American area:

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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Raine BLACK – pre-Christmas 20% off sale!

Until December 25th, get 20% OFF ALL Raine BLACK gear when you order at

Raine Inc. offers a variety of products in their Raine BLACK line of Berry-Compliant, high-end gear designed to for Tier One units.

Picture of R2 Ruck (27R2)
The Raine BLACK 20% off promotion lasts through Wednesday, December 25 at 11:59 pm. This offer won’t go too long so check us out!

Select the items in your cart and enter promo code “black13″ upon checkout.

Tactical Tailor “Cerberus” 3-day Med Pack

Cerberus was the legendary 3-headed dog that guarded the gates of Hades.  Tactical Tailor has introduced a new 72-Hour Medical pack, that can also be used as a regular 3-day pack as well, named after the legendary beast.  3 heads, 3 days – get it?

The Cerberus Pack features heavy duty zippers that run all the way around 3 sides of the bag in order to give easy and complete access to the contents.

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