Look for the new OTB Maritime Assault Boot by Altama in both low and mid heights, with limited showings at OR for key SOF groups and a full launch at SHOT.
The Maritime Assault Boot is intended for all tactical water operations with a fin friendly fit, it will accept the toe box of just about all dive fins used by Militaries worldwide. High abrasion quick drying 1000D Cordura quarter panels are offered in both solid colors and Multicam. This is combined with air mesh linings which help wick away sweat and other moisture quickly from your foot. To further mitigate the effects of water, there is an Ultron anti-microbial PU contoured footbed which will not absorb water and the front non-metallic drain ports allow for water to drain easily when flexing the boot.
Low-profile laces will not cause pain from fin wear on long swims and the non-shine rust-proof lace hardware will not break on the go. Additionally, Altama integrates a full-length, one-piece polypropylene shank to procide stability and support when climbing a caving ladder.
Finally, Altama’s OTB Maritime Assault Boot incorporates SEAL Rubber sticky outsoles. The rubber compound was originally developed for rock climbing shoes and modified for wet tactical operations. SEAL Rubber is one of the stickiest, high traction rubbers on the market today.
Look for these and other new styles at SHOT Show.