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2016 Rampart Range Day & Expo

May 25th, 2016

For the 6th consecutive year Rampart hosted Canada’s largest combined live fire demo and expo with 40 vendors and and over 400 registered attendees.

SOFIC – XGO Phase 4-0

May 25th, 2016

This water resistant zip mock pullover incorprates a zippered chest pocket and flat seams. It’s made from their heavyweight tech face fleece with a DWR coating.

Available in Small – 2XLarge in Desert Sand, Black, Coyote and Navy.

SOFIC – GSS Gear/ Hernderson Special Ops Wetsuits

May 24th, 2016

Henderson Special Ops Wetsuits has introduced a fabric from their commercial line into their military offerings this year.  Fire Fleece is a Berry Compliant laminate consisting of an exterior fabric, neoprene core and the interior Fire Fleece lining.  Its 250% stretch offers the mobility of lighter suits with the warmth of thicker suits.

Available as 3mm spring suit as well as a 7/5mm jump suit.  

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SOFIC – Atlas Devices

May 24th, 2016

Atlas Devices always has some great new technologies and this year, they didn’t disappoint.

This is the ConAxe, designed to be inserted into the eyelets of a Connex. With a pul of the telescoping pole’s rope, it inserts into the eyelet and holds fast. It’s the first time it’s been shown publicly so customers may end up asking to have it adapted to their pole system.

Below is an Atlas Magnetron System. This seven pound system incorporates switchable magnet for VBSS and other tactical access including vertical overhangs. It will suspend up to 700 lbs per magnet which are switched on and off via the handle.

SOFIC – CORE Survival Introduces MOLLE Attach Patch

May 24th, 2016

CORE Survival Hel-Star Restraint System line has a new entry. Developed in conjunction with Blue Force Gear, the MOLLE Attach Patch for Hel-Star strobes facilitates attachment to your PALS equipped platforms.

SOFIC – Revision Introduces First Multi-Use Bump Shell With Ballistic Capability 

May 24th, 2016

The new Revision Multi Use Bump Shell is under 1.5 lbs including ballistic capability. While the inherent properties are minimal (frag), when used in conjunction with an appliqué (currently unavailable for public viewing) it offers ACH level protection. It can also be configured for general purpose of as a coxswain helmet.

The rail system is skeletonized to save weight. The venting was positioned specifically to work with their two-piece appliqué so that it will still work even when appliqué elements are in place (graphic below).

It also incorporates a new liner system which is easily removable for the integration of comms.

Look for commercial availability around SHOT Show.

SOFIC – Wild Things Power Stretch Mountain Shorts

May 24th, 2016

Wild Things took a look at their line to figure out areas where they could save weight and realized that thir long underwear pants didn’t really need to be long. They took Power Stretch material and created a knee length short that keeps your thighs warm but leaves your calves free from bulk. With so many wearing calf length compression socks, their calves are already covered. It also equals less weight and bulk in your pack. Brilliant!

SOFIC – Direct Action Announces US Production With Tactical Tailor

May 24th, 2016

Poland-based Direct Action has reached an agreement with the US firm Tactical Tailor for Berry complaint production. This gear will be sold through Direct Action’s US subsidiary.

This is a tease of DA’s new Direct Action uniform. Details to follow.