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E3D Pattern

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Era3 has unveiled their new E3D Pattern and they plan to put it everywhere, like on these Cookie Skydiving Helmets (applied by Wrap It Up Graphics).

Emdom/MM Charge Satchel in Original Natural Pattern

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Emdom USA is offering a limited edition run of their Emdom/MM Charge Satchel in Original Natural Pattern by NatGear.

This shoulder bag is a collaboration with Military Morons. The bag is constructed if 1000D Cordura and structured with closed cell foam and an HDPE plastic sheet stiffener to prevent it from collapsing and to provide protection for its contents. The main compartment is lined with loop Velcro for use with the included dividers or any Velcro-compatible accessories. On the front of the bag are two zippered pockets with expansion pleats. The shoulder strap is padded for comfort, fully adjustable, and removable. Total voume is about 600 cu in (450 cu in in main compartment).

Sneak Peek – ECHO NiNER Tigerstripe Softshell Jacket

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Coming Soon, the E9 TS Softshell Jacket.

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Helikon-Tex Offers PenCott-WildWood Camouflage

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

PenCott-WildWood® is a new pattern based on the well-proven and widely used PenCott® pattern geometry, developed at the request of Polish Special Forces. Working in close cooperation, Hyde Definition® and Helikon-Tex® created WildWood® to be an optimal pattern for the temperate woodland and grassland areas found in Central and Eastern Europe – and other similar terrains around the world.

The process began with re-appraising the GreenZone® pattern to boost the brown tones and desaturate the green tone. In-field digital colour sampling was used to analyze and verify the individual colours in the palette. Through several iterations of evaluating digital prints in-the-field we optimized and defined the final colour values and printing standards for the production of WildWood® fabrics.

WildWood® incorporates all of the features that make PenCott® patterns the most advanced and effective concealment solutions on the market today:

· 3-in-1 / 360° pattern geometry: the inclusion of large, medium and small fractal shapes makes the patterns effective at close, mid, and long range – and, because of its non-linear orientation, the full effectiveness of the pattern is retained whether the wearer is standing, kneeling or prone.

· Depth + Blending + Disruption: the combination of multi-sized fractal shapes, high-difference boundary layers and a hypoacuitively dithered micro-pattern creates the illusion of depth, whilst also creating a pattern that both blends into the terrain and disrupts the shape of the wearer.

·    Natural tones and textures: the complex, hybrid design of WildWood® also delivers a pattern that looks more ‘organic’, natural and textured than typical digital patterns.

WildWood® is the optimum camouflage solution wherever the vegetation is a bit drier or sparser. WildWood® joins the existing PenCott® pattern family of GreenZone® for verdant environments, BadLands® for semi-arid environments, SnowDrift® for winter environments and SandStorm® for arid environments.  WildWood® is also very compatible with GreenZone® and BadLands® clothing and equipment.

www.helikon-tex.com

Sneak Peek – A-TACS and Tru Spec Colloborate To Offer Xtreme BDU

Monday, November 12th, 2018

A-TACS and Tru Spec have collaborated on a new uniform offering called the A-TACS “Xtreme BDU”.

Offered in A-TACS AU-X, iX, FG-X and Ghost, Tru Spec is already taking pre-orders from retailers.

The Xtreme BDU is based on the GWOT Special Forces modified BDU/DCU, featuring Berry compliant vat dyed 50/50 NYCO ripstop.

The Xtreme top has slanted breast pockets, shoulder pockets with Velcro for unit/dept. patches and all button closers. The pants have a slimmer fit, enlarged belt loops, slanted cargo pockets and all button closers.

The Xtreme combat shirt will accompany the uniforms with adjustable boonie hat and Contractor hat. Most importantly the price point for a top and bottom will hover around $100-140.

They will be introducing the uniforms at the 2019 shot show. UFC Hall of Fame fighter Royce Gracie and the “Tac Girls” calendar models will be there along with the A-TACS & Tru Spec crew to answer your questions, sign autographs and calendars.

Fibrotex USA Selected to Deliver the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Camouflage System

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

• New ULCANS multispectral camouflage system will mask soldiers, vehicles and installations from state-of-the-art electro-optical sensors and radars

• Battle-winning, lightweight technology will be made in the USA to protect soldiers on operations around the world

WASHINGTON, D.C., November, 08 2018: Fibrotex USA Inc has won the contract to supply the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Ultra-Light Camouflage Netting System (ULCANS), proven to deliver world-leading protection across the electromagnetic spectrum. The contract is a 10-year, indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity award, with a total value of USD480 million. Full-rate production is expected to begin in early 2019.

Fibrotex USA’s new ULCANS contract is the result of a nearly two-year long period of highly competitive testing, trials and data collection conducted by the U.S. Army’s Natick Soldier Systems Center (PM-FSS), which assessed camouflage technologies from major global manufacturers against the Army’s most advanced battlefield surveillance sensors.

Ultra-Light Camouflage Netting System (ULCANS)
The combat-proven technologies underpinning the new ULCANS are based on technology  developed by parent company Fibrotex Technologies Ltd (FTL) over the last two decades, but have been specially modified for the U.S. Department of Defense. ULCANS will be manufactured in a new state-of-the-art vertical manufacturing facility in McCreary County, Kentucky – the only such facility in the U.S. – creating and securing hundreds of new skilled American jobs over the next ten years.

Kentucky Congressman Harold ‘Hal’ Rogers said “I firmly believe we have the best workforce in the country and that their hard work and dedication has earned these new jobs, helping deliver a vital new military contract from McCreary County. I take great pride in knowing that our people are crafting these products to keep our warfighters and allies safe, giving them an edge on the battlefield.”

The new facility is being established next to Outdoor Venture Corporation (OVC), which is a strategic partner to Fibrotex USA, and has been delivering soldier support systems to the U.S. Army for decades.

Mr. Malleron, CEO of Fibrotex USA: “Today more than ever military forces and opposition groups are using night vision sensors and thermal devices against our troops, but by using Fibrotex’ camouflage, concealment and deception solutions we make them undetectable again, allowing them to continue keeping us safe and SAVE LIVES.”

“We have more than 50 years of experience, with thousands of hours in the field and a deep understanding of conventional and asymmetric warfare. The U.S. Army tested our best camouflage solutions and the camouflage repeatedly demonstrated the ability to defeat all sensors known to be operating in the battlefield and throughout the electromagnetic spectrum.”

Fibrotex’ 2D ULCANS technology provides more persistent IR, thermal & counter-radar performance and offers a greater range of capabilities than known before. Fibrotex USA will deliver the material in reversible designs – allowing for the first time a different pattern and capability on each ­­side, enabling soldiers, vehicles and systems to disappear into light/dark woodland, snow/alpine and desert/urban environments, blending into the terrain in all weather conditions, anywhere on the globe.

Fibrotex USA new Vertical manufacturing facility in KY will become the new Camouflage “home” and will provide a one-stop-shop for all solutions provided under one roof.

About Fibrotex USA Inc

Fibrotex USA helps save lives and improves operational effectiveness, developing world-class solutions through continuous analysis of contemporary conflicts, combining field experience with expertise in unique compounds, ergonomic engineering, and camouflage materials to provide full multispectral signature management solutions.

Fibrotex USA is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and is an owned subsidiary of the Fibrotex Technologies LTD (FTL). Fibrotex has been developing and manufacturing advanced camouflage systems for over 50 years, including multispectral static and mobile camouflage systems, from individual solutions to systems to cover all types of sizes of military platform.

Mobile Camouflage Solution
Other advanced signature management solutions include the 2D Static Camouflage System for high-value fixed locations and Mobile Camouflage Solution able to mask mobile platforms from all known visual, thermal-IR and radar sensors with no impact on their mobility or ability to fight.

The company has also created the innovative, multispectral ‘Kit Sophia’ rapidly configurable package enabling deployed forces to flexibly tailor their protection to a range of threats.

A similar solution, ‘Kit Noa’ was developed for individual solider signature management. As an individual piece of equipment, the Personal Modular Camouflage system is ready-to-use, contained within a 2L bag for rapid deployment, increasing soldier survivability.

For more information please visit: www.fibrotexusa.com

Scroll Factory Introduces A-TACS Camo Hats To Their Lineup

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

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Veteran Owned and Operated by Sean Menches a former Ranger from 2d and 3d Bn, Scroll Factory is the ‘Go To” shop for all things Ranger and S.F.

They offer a huge selection for any Ranger taste from the 75th DUI to a Bn Scroll. RLTW as well as Special Forces crest caps…all now available in A-TACS iX Camo!

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To get yours, visit their online store at www.scrollfactory.com.

DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation Wins Navy SBIR PHI Computer Learning Obfuscating Adversarial Kit (CLOAK) Contract

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation (DAC), a leader in cutting-edge Machine Learning development and application, has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop the Computer Learning Obfuscating Adversarial Kit (CLOAK) system. Under this effort, DAC will provide the Navy with a portable camouflaging kit by advancing state-of-the-art adversarial imagery though physical-world manipulation and data synthesis.

In Phase I of this effort, DAC will select and train two modern classifiers on military and commercial vehicles, develop an advanced data synthesis pipeline, and develop an algorithm for learning camouflage configuration. DAC’s algorithms will combine advanced 3D data synthesis with a constrained adversarial generation process for generating physical-world robust computer vision camouflage.