Archive for the ‘Boots’ Category

MDM 19 – Haix Combat Hero

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Built specifically for the US Market, the Combat Hero is Haix’ first AR670-1 compliant boot.

This is great for those of you who like Haix but haven’t been able to wear them with your uniform.

It’s the right color, right height abd made from the right materials.

MDM 19 – Rocky USMC Tropical Boot

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The Marine Corps has selected two new tropical boots for use on the jungle. One of them is the Rocky boot.

It features a modernized version of the famous Panama tread outsole, manufactured by Vibram. The sole incorporates a ASTM certified puncture plate and an air-port cushioned footbed.

The upper is a full grain, flesh out leather combined with 1000D Cordura. The leather portion of the upper also features drainage holes to release water and increase breathability.

LALO Announces Partnership with MILLBROOK TACTICAL, Expanding Global Reach and Services in CANADA

Monday, September 16th, 2019

San Diego, Ca. (September 16th, 2019) – LALO LLC – dba LALO, a San Diego, California footwear company, is pleased to announce a partnership with Millbrook Tactical, the premier wholesale distributor for military, tactical and sporting goods markets servicing Canada. LALO is a leading manufacturer of footwear that is developed in conjunction with and used globally by Elite Tier One Special Forces Operators.

With multiple locations in Ottawa and Petawawa, ON, Millbrook Tactical specializes in being a full-line product supplier that has partnered with some of the world’s premier manufacturers, including Arcteryx and OpsCore, to name a few.

The team at Millbrook are among the best training-development consultants, firearms and tactics instructors in Canada. As retired members of the Canadian Special Operations community, they are committed to serving their clients with the same dedication that they have served their country for so many years as SOF operators. Not only does Millbrook Tactical specialize in offering the best available gear on the market to the end user, they are also the leader in offering Canada’s protectors with the training they require and deserve to excel in any extreme condition that comes their way.

With LALO’s product philosophy of building products in conjunction with, and for the end user, and the ethos of Millbrook Tactical – those who serve, deserve – special military and LE pricing, the LALO/Millbrook partnership promotes a coexistence of good business and shared values. Couple that with the extended reach now open to LALO, Millbrook Tactical will be on the frontlines of LALO’s expansion in Canada.

“We are very pleased to partner with Millbrook Tactical to distribute LALO products via their sales channels, servicing their customer base. Together with Millbrook Tactical we can focus on delivering world class products and impeccable customer service to the market,” commented LALO CEO Jay Taylor. “Frank and Nancy and their team of seasoned industry professionals share the same vision and values as we do at LALO, to deliver the best quality goods possible to those that put themselves in harms way.”

Frank Paquette and Nancy Desjardins, President/CEO and Vice President respectfully, of Millbrook Tactical, further explain their thoughts as, “Our company missions and beliefs are very similar, so this was a natural fit. Top tier materials designed with invaluable feedback from Elite Operators creates a top notch product that we are proud to offer to our customers.”

DSEI – Platatac Jungle Ensemble

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Platatac showed their Jungle Uniform consisting of GBH-J hat, Jungle “Kurtz” Shirt and Jungle Dax Pants, all manufactures from lightweight Apocalypse fabric in the MultiCam print.

The Hat features mesh panels. The Shirt incorporates five pockets with lanyard points, including a compass pocket at the chest. The Pants have a drawstring waist, and mesh lined large hip pockets.

Interestingly, the display also included the new Danner Jungle Boot, recently selected by the US Marine Corps. In addition to the rough out leather and nylon uppers, these unlined. Boots incorporate a Panama-style sole.

DSEI 19 – Brown S2V by Rocky Boots

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Rocky Boots exhibited an all leather Brown version of their popular S2V boot. Originally created for the US Naval Aviation community, this color makes this 8″ boot a great option for members of the UK military.

Millbrook Tactical Announces Lowa Task Force Elite Mountain

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Millbrook Tactical tells us the new Lowa Task Force Elite Mountain will hit the shelves shortly, and just in time for TACCOM 2019. These are exclusive to Millbrook Tactical in Canada and add waterproof/breathable protection to the popular Elite Desert design.


PU midsole with cushioning and support.
Sturdy and stable Vibram MVS sole unit.
Lining: GORE-TEX
2.0 – 2.2 mm split leather and fabric uppers.
Durable rubber toe cap for added protection.
Color: Dark Brown

US Marine Corps Seeks Intense Cold Weather Boot

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

In a solicitation that was open for just two weeks, the Marine Corps is asking industry to provide up to 50,000 pairs of Intense Cold Weather Boots.

The abbreviated solicitation is because they are looking for one of these commercial styles which meets their requirement and have been previously evaluated: “Belleville Intense Cold Weather Style Number 455, Danner Fort Lewis Style Number 69110, Danner Acadia Style Number 69210, and Solomon (sic) Quest GTX Style Number L40723300.”

Belleville Intense Cold Weather Boot

However, as it must be Berry compliant, the Salomon boot is an unlikely option since they currently don’t have US production.

This boot will be used down to -20 deg F. It’s important to note that these are all leather boots, unlike the rubber construction Vapor Barrier Boot which has been used in this environment for decades. Unfortunately, the VB boot is no longer manufactured in the US.

Salomon Speedcross 5 Wide

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

You read that right, the new Salomon Speedcross 5 is available in wide widths. What’s more, the murdered out color scheme only has a small drop of Red, to remind everybody you’ve got still some heart.

I recently picked up a pair and these are the most serious lugs on a Speedcross yet. Offered in sizes 7-13 (half) plus 14.

Lots of technical details at