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M20 Hot Weather Uniform from Massif

Massif has launched the M20 Hot Weather Uniform which consists of Blouse and Pant.

The lightest uniform Massif has ever built, it is made from CORDURA NYCO fabric, and incorporates No Fly Zone insect repellent technology. It’s also Berry compliant and offered in OCP only.

The Blouse

The M20 Blouse features Mesh-lined pockets to allow for quicker dry times and a dual-caped mesh-vented back for enhanced breathability and cooling.

In addition to built-in elbow articulation, the tabbed cuffs include insect guard mesh.

The Blouse is available in sizes XS-XXXL in short, regular and long lengths.

The Pant

The Pant offers a gusseted inseam for full range of motion and built-in knee articulation.

The low profile buttons allow for easy single-hand operation.

At the hem you’ll find internal insect guard mesh gaiters and elastic closure with roll tabs.

There is a full range of sizing with even waist sizes 26-56 and short, regular and long lengths.

9 Responses to “M20 Hot Weather Uniform from Massif”

  1. LowSpeed says:

    I’m curious about the durability of that mesh. It looks like it might actually hold up but I’ve torn mesh-lined pockets a little too easily in the past.

    A bit off-topic but does anyone know why not many companies touch AOR1/2 anymore these days?

    I think at this point you’re only going to get new stuff from Drifire/Crye. Patagonia, Beyond, and I think..Paraclete??? (not sure if I spelt that correctly) don’t make stuff anymore and I’m not sure Massif ever did.

    • Chuck says:

      I believe that AOR1/2 is “owned” by Navy Special Warfare and isn’t a pattern that is sold to the general public by any manufacturer. Crye and others sell it with minimum order numbers. But collectors can find it all over eBay.

  2. Mike says:

    So… those of you who have more experience crawling through mud and brush than me – will the no-see-um cuffs be liked or hated? Will soldiers just cut them out to keep them from getting tangled, torn, or just in the way?

    • cdk says:

      Im assuming you’ve never worked in an actual jungle but there’s no shortage of bugs biting you at all times. Mixing bug repellent with cammie paint only goes so far, I can’t imagine anyone who’s using these in their intended environment would cut them out.

      • Jjer says:

        Russian tactical and tourist clothing ofen have this sort of guards as a “anti-tick” measure. With rolled down sleeves and if mesh guard is tucked into boots and trousers bloused over them, ticks that crawl up arms and legs are stuck between guard and outer fabric and can’t go up to armpits and crotch areas to bite and stay there.

  3. Grady Burrell says:

    Perhaps consider, a US Company, building a Berry Compliant product may simply be listing to their core end users? Wild Things builds mesh pockets, and for my prospective, that feature can be a weakness based on a knife, key or even a compass shoved in that pocket, however, for the majority, its a non issue. The Warrior knows this is a purpose driven mesh and is careful.

    Keep in mind, were talking about the very best of us, Warriors who are alive today because they developed an extreme situational awareness, a head on a swivel mentality. Lets believe that the intended user has the decision making ability to not wear these cuffs while breaching or stretching Concertina Wire.

    If its made in the USA, provides a safer environment for the War Fighters, competitor or not, lets see how it works in bug season.

  4. Nattydreadbushdoc says:

    I’m not saying anything bad about this particular product, just want others to have the benefit of some experience I obtained over the last 4 years traveling on foot through jungles.

    I tried several well known brands of clothing with sewn in mesh guards like these and they did nothing to stop leeches and insects. Seemed like a good idea; I was excited to buy them and test them out. They just didn’t work for me in practical application.

    I’m a JOTB (Panama) graduate so very familiar with the the basics, plus lots of recent experience working with tribes in the S. Pacific.

    Problem I had was the thin mesh stuck to my skin once I got wet/sweaty then critters got you anyway. There is a reason the old Vietnam guys just tucked their pants in their boots. I understand waterborne uniform and all that. Pick your poison because the jungle wants to kill you.

    We tucked our pants in our boots and socks. Socks were just shy of knee high with snake gaiters over the top. Gaiters were soaked with repellant, Uniforms went through the shake and bake. That’s about the only thing that worked for us.

    Be interested to hear if others had better luck with these and ticks?

    • AbnMedOps says:

      That’s useful input! Damn bugs.

      FWIW, one hot summer at Ft. Knox, KY, I suffered nasty chigger bites around the boot tops, which led to an 11-year long cycle of recurring rashes on the inner shins. One day I happened to be working for a Medical Corps O-6, who was the Consultant for Dermatology to the Surgeon General. I asked “Hey Doc, what is this? It comes and goes and itches like hell, and sometimes bleeds.” From across the room he said “Oh, that’s Lichenous simplex chronicus – textbook case”. Then he pulled the actual textbook from his bookshelf, and the photo looked exactly like my scratched up shin. He explained the cycle (typically starting with bug bites or other trauma), and how the skin weakens and then scabs over, etc. Key is to not scratch it. Sometimes they treat with a plaster cast, but most patients go nuts with the itching and slide a ruler or something in to scratch, so that doesn’t work too well. Eventually mine just…went away, after years of annoyance.

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