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1947 LLC Updates MultiCam Materials Pricing For 2019

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Download their latest price list here. Also, check out the latest trends in MultiCam fabrics, webbings, and trims between January 22-25, 2019, in Booth #32408.

RE Factor Tactical – MultiCam Black Trucker Hat

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

RE Factor Tactical’s MultiCam Black Trucker Hat features their murdered out TNT Molecule Logo.

Made through FlexFit with an Adjustable Back, it’s a great morale item which will keep the sun out of your eyes.

Get yours at www.refactortactical.com.

MultiCam Launches New Webstore

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Brand to Offer Direct Sales through Online Store

Brooklyn, NY – MultiCam®, the combat-proven family of concealment solutions for those who demand the best, has announced the official launch of their new webstore, through their existing website, www.multicampattern.com.

The new e-commerce section to their existing website, which will launch December 18th, provides consumers the ability to browse a number of MultiCam® branded apparel pieces, limited edition collaborations and MultiCam® adorned items, such as Oakley eyewear and Rockwell watches, among other categories.

The webstore is a one-stop shop for true MultiCam® enthusiasts, meant to showcase the various ways that MultiCam® is utilized by brands across multiple industries. The store will be an ever-changing outlet, that not only highlights the distinctiveness of the brand but connects with shoppers in a new and personal way.

“We are incredibly excited to announce the launch of the MultiCam® webstore,” stated Ernesto Rodriguez, MultiCam® Brand Manager. “The MultiCam® Shop is a natural extension for the brand, giving fans and customers direct access to the products that are so sought after.”

For more information, customers are encouraged to visit the new webstore, via the MultiCam® website, www.multicampattern.com.

Crye Precision’s New Generation of Combat and Field Apparel Officially Available for Purchase

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Brooklyn, NY – Nov 16, 2018 – Crye Precision®, one of the leading suppliers of uniforms and personal equipment to the military, law enforcement and public safety markets, has announced their new G4 line, including the G4 Combat Uniform and Field Uniform is now available for purchase.

This next generation of Combat Apparel, from the company who brought you the original Combat Uniform, features the exclusive stretch VTX Ripstop™ fabric, and is constructed with Invista’s T420 high-tenacity nylon fiber, allowing the uniform to be light yet strong.

The integrated stretch allows for a more streamlined and slimmer cut with maximum mobility throughout the entire garment; with the stretch panels being replaced with the newer fabric throughout the entire document.

Pockets are low profile and engineered to reduce bulk while still allowing room for all essential gear. Mesh venting is incorporated for maximum air-flow and breathability.

The G4 Combat Shirt, features a set-in shoulder pocket with internal expansion and a set-in loop with a low profile pen pocket. Underarm panels are shaped for enhanced mobility, with darted sleeves for an ergonomic fit. The internal elbow pad pocket is minimal and lightweight, maintaining the streamlined fit without compromising functionality. Cuffs have VELCRO® tab closures, and the mid-height zip-collar allows for easy donning and doffing. The hem shape is longer in the back and the flatlocked seam construction at the side panels helps to minimize bulk. Enhanced fit and function are the top priorities.

The G4 Combat Pant features multiple pass-throughs to the low-profile cargo pocket to secure charges. The adjustable padded waist features a low-profile die cut VELCRO® adjust tab, and is lined with moisture wicking material. The front thigh pockets are larger (sized for a phone), mesh lined and have a secure zip closure; and a dedicated knife holder is included with a reinforced opening.  Tension and height-adjusters ensure maximum comfort and fit for the new AIRFLEX® IMPACT Combat knee pads; which are compatible with all Crye’s combat pants. This new combat knee pad provides impact protection exceeding EN14404 test standards and features a re-engineered flexible cap for complete freedom of movement.

The G4 Field Uniform also features VTX Ripstop™ fabric. The integrated stretch allows for a slimmer cut while maintaining maximum mobility – even under body armor.

The G4 Field Shirt, like the Combat Shirt, was created with maximum comfort and functionality as priority. Designed as a tailored utility shirt, the chest pockets are noticeably sleek, with flaps engineered to be tucked in for ease of access, along with zippered shoulder pockets that reduce bulk while still allowing room for all essential gear.

Like the Combat Pants, G4 Field Pants pockets are carefully located and intentionally engineered to reduce excess material and weight. There’s an adjustable waistband and mesh venting throughout the pant for maximum air-flow and breathability, providing the maximum comfort even under the most stressful situations. Compatible with all AIRFLEX® Field knee pads.

The team at Crye also made a conscious effort ensure sizing was consistent across all G4 styles. And that all garments fit true to size after laundering.  The G4 line has a more athletic fit than the G3 but the inherent stretch of the VTX™ Ripstop fabric enhances the wearer’s mobility and comfort.

“We at Crye support individual liberty and our inalienable rights.  Our military and police safeguard those rights” stated Crye Precision® Founder, Caleb Crye.  “We create products for people who operate in highly demanding environments. Our new G4 series uniforms are a direct result of listening to specific user needs and building designs around them, from the fabric to each feature and detail.  We’re honored to supply those who put themselves in harm’s way to keep the rest of us safe and we’re proud to be making all of our products right here in the USA.”

The G4 Uniforms are available now through the Crye Precision® website, www.cryeprecision.com; and are available initially in MultiCam® Pattern, with other colors being launched throughout 2019. As always, contact Crye Precision® for any customizations to orders.

Haley Strategic Partners – D3CRM Micro with Hanger in MultiCam Black

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Folks have been asking for a MultiCam Black version of the popular D3CRM for quite awhile and HSP came through.

In addition to the inserts discussed below, the Micro Rig offers a zippered front opening with internal elastic slots for storage as well as the multi-mission hanger expansion with similar storage features.

The Micro rig has three insert options that can accommodate most common magazines.

-The triple 5.56mm insert comes with HSP MP2’s for retention and can also hold a radio if desired.

-The 7.62mm insert Pair also comes with HSP MP2’s for retention and can also hold a radio if desired.

-The Quad SMG/PCC (Sub Machine Gun/Pistol Caliber Carbine) insert is our Multi-Mission pouch on steroids.  This unique insert allows any size mag to be inserted from a smaller MP5 style magazine up to a larger SIG MPX style magazine.

www.haleystrategic.com

Sneak Peek – DEFCON x Vans MultiCam Black Notchback Pro

Monday, November 5th, 2018

DEFCON is proud to announce the long awaited follow up to last years Vans® trio with an expanded capsule built around the new version SK8-HI™ NOTCHBACK PRO in MULTICAM® BLACK.

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Features:
• Premium Fire-Proof Warrior Suede®
• Water proof treatment on upper
• MULTICAM® CORDURA NYLON textiles
• DRi-LEX lining throughout
• Gusseted tongue
• Military detailing from DEFCON identity to BDU specs
• Custom Vans Ultracush HD footbeds w/ custom artwork
• Hesh Goat embossed heel stamp
• Durable reverse lug outsole and Knurled texture foxing tape

The Footwear is complimented by a range of apparel and accessories available exclusively at DEFCONGROUP.COM webstore which opens 0600 PST SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10th, 2018.

Pincroft Named Official European Printer for MultiCam

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Pincroft, the dyeing and printing arm of Carrington Textiles, has been chosen as the official European printer of MultiCam camouflage fabrics by 1947 LLP. Carrington will showcase MultiCam camouflage fabrics for the first time at the Future Forces show, which takes place from 17-19 October in Prague, Czech Republic.

Described as an “uncompromising concealment option for those who demand the best,” the MultiCam pattern was developed to effectively limit the visual and near-IR signature of a person operating across a wide range of physical environments and seasons.

Licensed through textile solution provider 1947 LLP, the MultiCam family of products includes MultiCam Arid, MultiCam Tropic, MultiCam Alpine and MultiCam Black. “Together, the teams at 1947 and Pincroft provide the professionalism, enthusiasm and attention to detail that are guaranteed to meet and exceed all expectations in our international markets,” commented Ernesto Rodriguez, MultiCam Brand Manager.

Neil Davey, Sales Director at Carrington, said: ‘‘We have established ourselves as one of Europe’s largest workwear suppliers, delivering high-quality, multinorm fabrics to suit workers’ needs in a whole host of challenging environments – whether that’s providing protective qualities or creating lightweight fabrics that deliver added comfort. We are thrilled to be partnering with 1947 and are extremely proud to play a role in taking MultiCam into the European market.’’

One of Europe’s largest workwear suppliers, Carrington supports many of the world’s largest employers – spanning sectors from heavy industry to health. Formed in Lancashire, UK, in 1891, the company continues to lead the industry in personal protective fabric. Carrington’s current product range meets demand across four main areas: general workwear, flame retardant, waterproof and defence.

Carrington operates in more than 80 countries worldwide, supplying key customers including: McDonalds, UPS, BUPA, TATA Steel, Shell, Coca Cola, Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, BP, and Arcelor Mittal.

www.carrington.co.uk

Is MultiCam The Future Of USSOCOM?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

In the past, there’s always been something interesting in the Marine Special Operations Command Booth and this year is no different. This manikin depicts a MARSOC Critical Skills Operator equipped with the latest and greatest gear.

Currently, the United States Special Operations Command purchases specialized clothing and individual equipment for its personnel in multiple colorways. These include MultiCam, AOR 1 & 2, various shades of Green, Coyote, and M81 Woodland, to support the various missions of its different components.

US Army Special Operations Command and Air Force Special Operations Command have been using MultiCam for over a decade, while Naval Special Warfare Command has used the AOR 1 and 2 camouflage patterns for Desert and Jungle environments, respectively. MARSOC, the newest SOF component, has relied primarily on Coyote PPE and M81 Woodland uniforms due to years of working as advisors to the Afghanistan National Army. Otherwise, the CSOs have worn Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniforms and 782 Gear in MARPAT Woodland or Desert.

For some time now, SOCOM has considered whether to transition all four components to a common camouflage pattern in order to streamline acquisition. For a short period, this looked to be the case, but a fiscal reality may have thrown a glitch into the plan.

For years, NSW has relied on the AOR patterns which are costly to field due to the Command’s small number of personnel and supply chain fabric minimum orders. For example, even if a glove order only requires 2,000 printed yards of a specialized fabric, the printer may require a minimum of 5,000 or even 10,000 printed yards in order to make it worth their while. Fabric that isn’t used still has to be purchased, even if it won’t be used for some time. At one point the process was tying up so much of industry’s working capital that the government took on inventorying the fabric and doling it out for each contract. Considering the number of different, technical fabrics worn by special operators, and doubling the numbers to accommodate two different prints, this can get very expensive.

The idea was raised to transition NSW to MultiCam. Already, individual units within the Command were purchasing MultiCam items for deployments. On the surface, it made sense. But reportedly, when the numbers were crunched, it turns out that replacing WARCOM’s current complement of equipment with brand new MultiCam gear, is more expensive than continuing to pay more for gear printed in AOR. It’s understandable; they can’t have SEALs wearing AOR blouses and MultiCam pants, or carrying packs in one pattern with armor in another. There’s just so much already invested in AOR.

It will be interesting to see at what point the math begins to make sense. Until then? NSW will remain a hybrid, fielding AOR at the program level and purchasing MultiCam at the small unit level.

On the other hand, MARSOC’s wear of M81 Woodland was tied to a specific mission which has all but gone away. The time of the old Woodland pattern is once again over. Aside from that, there has never been a large purchase of SOF-unique clothing for MARSOC. Consequently, procuring clothing and PPE in MultiCam from here on out isn’t as daunting a task. In fact, it’s a smart use of limited resources.

So, is MultiCam the future of USSOCOM? Eventually.