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Quantico Tactical Thursday – The Ultimate Performance Combat Boot

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

McRae Terassault® T1 Hot Weather Performance Combat Boot

Quantico Tactical is proud to announce the availability of McRae Terassault® T1 Hot Weather Performance Combat Boots via our GSA Schedule, DLA TLS contract, in our stores and via our website.

McRae Industries introduced the Terassault® T1 in early 2016. The T1 is made in USA, Berry amendment and AR670-1 compliant. The T1 is the company’s first entry into high performance boots developed and made in the USA. T1’s progressive design is an evolution of the lessons learned from over 50 years of military boot manufacturing. The Terassault® T1 bottom platform has been developed to provide utmost traction and stability in almost any environment and improved shock attenuation over traditional mil-spec boots.

The McRae Terassault T1 Hot Weather Performance Combat Boot is the boot to fit your needs.

• McRae Terassault® T1 Hot Weather Performance Combat Boot (Coyote)
• 8” height
• Genuine cowhide suede and 1000 denier nylon upper.
• Breathable lining reduces risk of fungus and helps eliminate odor.
• Uniquely designed upper with forefoot seams facing back to reduce snagging and hanging in rough terrain/environments.
• Padded collar with tendon relief dip in back.
• Stitched toe and heel tabs to minimize risk of bottom separation. These are the areas of a boot most prone to begin to separate in hard wear.
• Cushion orthotic footbed — can be removed and washed.
• Sizes available: 5-12, 13 R&W

In hot, humid conditions much like what we are currently experiencing can be hell on soldiers’ feet. McRae industries, only 20 miles from Ft. Bragg, NC understands this fully. This ultra light, yet durable boot has functional flex points in front and back that allow articulation of the upper for greater Freedom of ankle movement.

The Terassault T-1 has been tested to great success by multiple military organizations. Many long-time adherents to other brands have described the Terassault as the most comfortable boot they have worn. Users have described the break-in of the boot as the shortest among boot brands they have tried.

McRae Footwear received its first United States Department of Defense contract for combat boots in 1967 and has steadily provided footwear to our military forces since that time. Over the years, McRae Footwear has proudly manufactured millions of pairs of combat boots for the United States Military that meet the specifications they have required.

McRae Footwear is committed to manufacturing high quality footwear for the United States Armed Forces for many years to come.

For more information about Quantico Tactical or the Terassault® T1 go to www.quanticotactical.com.

Warrior East 2017 – Footwear Preview From Salewa

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Over the past several years, Salewa footwear has become the choice of military, LE, and other tactical users. The Trooper (coming 2018) is the first dedicated tactical boot in their line.

The Trooper is an all Black model, based on the next generation of the Mountain Trainer Mid. However, Salewa has removed all of the metal, and the hooks you see on this prototype will be loops on the production model. Additionally, the Trooper is leather lined.

There will also be an updated version of the Mountain Trainer Leather. Like the Trooper, it will be leather lined.

It will incorporate a new outsole from Vibram.

Finally, Salewa is updating the Wildfire Vent with a wider toe box and forefoot and a new sole system from POMOCA, a name which you may recognize for their climbing skins. The outsole features a sticky rubber.

All three of these Salewa models will be landing in 2018.

www.salewa.us

CSOR Wears Aku Pilgrims

Friday, July 14th, 2017

I like Aku Pilgrim boots and apparently so does the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR). In this DND photo of their recent Change of Command parade at Garrison Petawawa, we see new commander Lt-Col Andrew Vivian, outgoing commander Lt-Col Steven Hunter, and officiating officer Maj Gen Mike Rouleau, commander of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM).

Millbrook Tactical Offers Preview of New Lowe Task Force Models

Monday, July 10th, 2017

NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT – So pumped about the new LOWA line up for 2018. The new Elite EVO is absolutely sick!!! Z6 GTX, ZEPHYR GTX & INNOX GTX in grey…we know a few people that are gonna be excited about this!!! They will be available at our Ottawa & Petawawa locations spring 2018!

Elite EVO

ZEPHYR GTX & INNOX GTX

www.millbrookcanada.ca

U.S. Elite and Salomon Forces Team Up for ‘Sua Sponte’ Urban Wolf

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Sua Sponte – “Of Our Own Accord” – is the motto of the 75th Ranger Regiment. It was also the code name for U.S. Elite’s project to partner with Salomon Forces to unleash the Urban Wolf. This limited edition XA Pro 3D Mid GTX in Wolf Grey is exclusively available at U.S. Elite.

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About the Shoe:
Mid height and, fully waterproof with a GORE-TEX membrane, the XA PRO 3D MID GTX FORCES is the #1 selling Salomon shoe in the Forces line. This pair lets you focus on the mission, not your feet. This bad weather assault boot provides ankle protection, underfoot stiffness, and a fast, comfortable, Kevlar lacing system for a great fit. The exclusive Wolf Grey color is optimized for urban and industrialized environments – perfect for those who operate in the shadows.

Be the first to own the Urban Wolf. Exclusively distributed by U.S. Elite.

www.us-elitegear.com/collections/salomon/products/salomon-forces-xa-prod-3d-mid-gtx-wolf-u-s-elite-exclusive

Merrell Launches Tactical Line

Friday, June 30th, 2017

For decades folks have been wearing Merrell boots for duty as service members, LEOs, First Responders and contractors. Sawtooths, Chameleons and Moabs have been seen around the globe.

Late last year, Merrell set about creating a dedicated line which recently they launched with the Moab 2 in high, mid and low styles. The high and mid versions are waterproof.

SSD readers will love this. Look for sizes 7-15! Plus, the mid and low variants are also offered on wide sizes.

Tecnica Launches New Footwear In The US And Tactical Users Should Take Note

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Custom fitting has been available for ski boots for years. Now, Tecnica is bringing their Thermoform system to hiking boots built with an anatomic last Custom Adaptive Shape. Just like it sounds, the boot is heated to make the C.A.S. Components pliable and then the boots are custom molded to the wearer’s feet.

You’re now getting a first look at this new technology.

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The first Tecnica product line for the outdoor market is called FORGE. Tecnica guides the development of FORGE and other, future products with three pillars:

DESIGN
A new and unique design approach that combines style with versatility. Our goal is to always ffer the best performing footwear in each category with an extremely versatile and visual appeal. Footwear that progressive outdoor enthusiasts will want to wear beyond their intended use.

FIT
A revolutionary 360° t concept that offers great out-of-the box fit with Tecnica’s proprietary C.A.S. Technology, a complete, real time, in store customization solution. “The first shoe shaped for you.”

VERSATILITY
All Tecnica footwear will do more. A progressive mindset will be used on the design of all our shoes to create products which can be used in a variety of activities, terrain and conditions.

C.A.S. consists of a footbed and upper. The footbed works in concert with the upper’ arch. The upper also features a customizable heal cup and ankle pads.

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Additionally, Tecnica abandoned traditional tongue designs to introduce an innovative overlap collar.

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Kevlar loops take the place of metal hardware to form the self locking lace design that doesn’t creep while moving.

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Finally, the FORGE line features a triple density EVA midsole and Vibram Megagrip outsole.

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Offered in Men’s and Women’s versions, there are two styles. Both are lined with Gore-tex, but one has a Nubuck leather face (FORGE) while the other is a high tenacity face fabric (FORGE S).

FORGE

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FORGE S

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As you can see, in a edition to a custom fit, Tecnica also offers colors useful for tactical applications.

Due to the technical requirement of properly fitting and customizing the boots, they will initially, only be available at select brick and mortar retailers.

The FORGE line will be available starting February 2018.

CANSEC 2017 – Lowa Task Force Camino GTX Coming Soon Exclusively Through Milbrook Tactical

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Millbrook Tactical worked with Lowa to introduce a Task Force variant of the popular Camino hiking boot. In addition to producing it in Black, they also made a change to the sole.


UPPER: Nubuck Leather
LINING: Waterproof GORE-TEX CLIMATE CONTROL
TONGUE STUD/X-LACING
C4 TONGUE
FLEX LACING
FLEXFIT
FOOTBED: Balance Comfort
MIDSOLE: PU with SPS Cushion & Fluke Technology
OUTSOLE: VIBRAM
STABILIZER: 5mm Nylon Heel/3mm Forefoot
WEIGHT: 1550 grams

Coming soon, exclusively to Millbrook Tactical.