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FirstSpear Friday Focus – 10×12 Padded Plate Backer

Friday, October 11th, 2019

FirstSpear has just announced the 10×12 padded plate backers are back in-stock. Very popular plate carrier add-on the padded plate backer is an ultra lightweight non-ballistic insert designed to go inside your plate bag on the body side of the plate. Sold in packs of two, one side features deep channels to maximize airflow and increase comfort with minimal bulk. Works with nearly any vest that accepts soft armor or plate and can be used in multiple configurations based on user needs.

100% American made, in-stock and now shipping.


FirstSpear Friday Focus – New Head Wear

Friday, October 4th, 2019

New FirstSpear hats are available in the FS web store Including flex fit styles and adjustable snap backs. In-stock and now shipping.


FirstSpear Friday Focus – ACM Field Shirt

Friday, September 27th, 2019

This Friday we are taking a look at the all American wool Field Shirts from FirstSpear. Available in short and long sleeve variations the Field Shirt is built from FS proprietary ACM BASE 100, the lightest weight merino wool package which happens to be 100% berry Compliant. This shirt works as an exceptional base layer to keep you cool when its hot or help trap warmth when your cold and even maintain insulation while wet. Blending comfort, performance, and fit to give you the very best functionality with the styles and colors to suit your next extreme adventure, train up and/or deployment.

Now available in sand, commando, charcoal, and black in sizes small – 2X. Now in stock and shipping.



FirstSpear Friday Focus – Stratton Flannel is Back

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Today we are getting the first look at the all new FS Stratton Flannel now available in the lighter 4oz weight perfect for fall. 100% American made with the same generous cut that can be worn all on its own or open as an outer garment. Premium construction with two outer pockets, high collar, and hang loop. Sizing is the exact same as last year. If you plan to wear the flannel on its own with no layers step down one size from your normal t-shirt size, the flannel will shrink about 3% after about three wash cycles. In-stock and now shipping exclusively from FirstSpear.


FirstSpear Friday Focus – NSNS 40mm Grenade Suite

Friday, September 13th, 2019

The FirstSpear Non-Stocking Non-Standard section has just been updated with a variety of 40mm grenade pockets designed for FS professional users. Built to fit any standard 40mm style round with a wide range of configurations available including single, double, triple pockets with 6/9 or MOLLE attachment style as well as the FirstSpear 4 and 6 Pack secured with a SR buckle for quick access to multiple rounds.

Non-Stocking Non-Standard items are 100% brand new first quality goods that have been designed and built at the request of FS Professional users to meet a unique mission set. Limited quantities, sizes and colors are available while supplies last. No backorders, all sales are final.


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FirstSpear Friday Focus – FS OEM Partner Series – SAFRAN Optics 1

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Today we have another edition of FirstSpear’s OEM Partner Series. This time we are featuring one of FirstSpear’s OEM customers: SAFRAN Optics 1, a global leader in the design and production of electro-optic systems. FirstSpear manufactures several padded pouches and pockets to secure and protect some of SAFRAN Optics 1 most advanced systems like the E-COSI.

What is an E-COSI?

The Enhanced Clip-On SWIR Imager (E-COSI) increases situational awareness by overlaying an optically aligned SWIR (Shortwave Infrared) on a user’s existing NVDs. Its AR (Augmented Reality) capability has a HUD (Head’s Up Display) that provides real-time, geo-referenced, XML-based AR as well as navigation and route execution guidance.

E-COSI Highlights

· Single battery operation (3.5+ hrs), or with external battery pack (up to 24hrs)

· Compact and lightweight, attaches in seconds onto simple brackets, no tools required

· Simple push-button controls

· Becomes a remote HUD for identifying teammates, targets and route execution

· MIL-STD-810 Tested

· Comes with a custom FirstSpear Berry Compliant soft pouch

· Has an optional see-through day option (for See-Spot operation), stay tuned for a continuation of our OEM Partner Series with Optics 1, focusing on their E-COSI See-Spot Extender, a 2x magnification direct view see-spot device.

Why was the E-COSI originally developed?

Optics 1 works directly with government customers to understand threats on the battlefield and develop innovative, technological solutions to counter those threats. A government customer sought our excellence in electro-optics for the development of a SWIR weapon sighting system. The device required the ability to see SWIR energy while wearing NVDs, used in conjunction with a SWIR laser aiming/illumination device. Together, we developed the E-COSI clip-on device which has been fielded to most branches of the US Military, and foreign allied forces.

How did the relationship between FirstSpear and Optics 1 begin and why did Optics 1 ultimately choose FS manufacturing?

Optics 1 and FirstSpear have been working together for 3 years. FirstSpear maintains a reputation for proven performance and has always been easy to work with in the development of pouch systems for our electro-optic devices.

Any new product developments between Optics 1 and FS in the future?

FirstSpear is Optics 1’s go-to partner high quality custom material solutions. As we develop new products we always consider FirstSpear as our partner for device pouches.

For more information about the E-COSI, contact Safran Optics 1, T: 603-296-0469, E: sales@optics1.com


FirstSpear Friday Focus – All American Performance Briefs

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Today we are getting the first look at FirstSpear’s All American Performance Briefs. I’ve been wearing them for a few weeks and I love them. They are super comfortable.

They are Berry Compliant, 100% American made with American materials. Modern features including anti-roll comfort waist band, flat seam technology, and a flex grid polyester/ spandex blend for maximum comfort. Four-way stretch design with no stink quick drying properties with extra room built into the front panel for enhanced support.

Sold as a two-pack in graphite and black. Available exclusively in the FS Web Store. Now Shipping.


FirstSpear Friday Focus – Product Reviews

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Leave a review on one of your favorite FirstSpear items and you will automatically entered to win a FS gift card for a future purchase! You must have an account to leave a review.