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PDW Stratus Down Hoodie

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

State-of-the-Art Goose Down Jacket with Stretch Shell, Stitch-less Baffles and Hydrophobic Down

Prometheus Design Werx introduces their state-of-the-art Stratus Down Hoodie for Fall-Winter 2021. Featuring a unique stitch-less baffle construction to reduce weight and bulk, stretch 20D shell, and premium hydrophobic 800 fill power goose down. The Stratus Down Hoodie packs down small for trail to travel, has an excellent warmth to weight ratio, and cut to fit under outerwear. The Dupont treated, water repellent, premium 800 fill power goose down is 27 X more water resistant than untreated down, so this hoodie retains its thermal properties even if dunked or wet. Design details include an integrated stuff-sack storage camp pillow and detachable travel neck pillow, 4 pockets, internally routed bottom cinch, a cozy brushed hood liner, and a 20D nylon shell with stretch, DWR and Dupont Silvadur anti-microbial treatment.  

The Stratus Down Hoodie is a part of Prometheus Design Werx’s PRO-Line of technical apparel.

The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“The Stratus Down Hoodie is best in class. We sourced and used the best in this goose down mid-layer as a follow up to our hooded Tycho model from 2019. We custom milled this unique stretch nylon with stitch-less baffles for our shell, making this jacket one of the few on the market that possess these performance characteristics for unparalleled comfort, movement and reduction in bulk in any down garment. There is nothing lighter, warmer and more compressible than a down mid-layer. Down mid-layers allow the user to be unencumbered by excess weight; when not being used, they pack down smaller than any other technical mid-layer and can be easily stowed in a pack. We continue to use a Dupont treated goose down fill, which is 27 times more resistant to water. It will survive an accidental dunk and still insulate. While down jackets were never intended to be used as rain wear, the Stratus will allow the user ample time to shrug off the first minutes of rainfall to grab a waterproof shell to wear over and not lose its insulating capabilities. It’s the quality of make and design details that makes our goose down mid-layer a cut above the rest. We used premium 800 fill power goose down for its high loft, is RDS certified, a DWR shell with anti-microbial Dupont Silvadur treatment, cozy brushed tricot hood liner, and expanded capabilities with its integrated camp pillow and detachable travel neck pillow.”

Available in Mission Gray, and Outpost Blue.

The Stratus Down Hoodie will be available for purchase for $289.00 on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 12:00pm PT via their website,

NorArm Tactical – Kandahar Combat Shirt, Special Edition,

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

NorArm Tactical, in conjunction with photographer and creative director Isaac Workman, has introduced the Kandahar Combat Shirt, Special Edition.

Offered in Savage Green with distinctive striping down the sleeve, this combat shirt incorporates mesh openings under the armpits for ventilation and shoulder pockets with horizontal and vertical access.

Available in standard and hooded versions, sizes Small – 3XLarge.

Mission Essential Gear – Field Jacket

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Mission Essential Gear has introduced a new jacket they call “The Field Jacket.”

Traditionally, a Field Jacket is a shell garment and this is much more like the quieted jackets made out of poncho liners back in the 70s and 80s and worn stand alone or as a layering garment. Except, it doesn’t have a full front opening and this has knit cuffs and better pockets than you’d generally find in one of the old tailor shop specials.

Offered in XS-3XL, it’s colored Green and a good price. The Green makes it look like a Field Jacket Liner on steroids.

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FirstSpear Friday Focus: NEW Performance Briefs with Fly (2-Pack)

Friday, October 15th, 2021

• 100% American Made with American Materials, Berry Compliant
• Ultra-lightweight flex grid blend with fly opening
• Moisture Wicking / Anti-Microbial
• Low profile comfort waistband
• Enhanced front panel for extra support
• Pack of 2

Our feature-rich performance briefs are back and now with a fly. Constructed from a flex grid polyester/spandex blend allows the Briefs to be extremely lightweight and breathable which translates to all-day comfort! Superimposed flat seam technology and a soft brushed elastic waistband that won’t roll over and stay where you want it. The flex grid is a four-way stretch design with exceptional antimicrobial and moisture-wicking properties. Extra room built into the front panel for extra support along with fly. Sold as a two-pack in graphite and black.

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PDW Raider Field Pant EC T-Fit

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Full Featured Field Pant in Soft-Shell and Tailored Fit

Prometheus Design Werx introduces their best-selling Raider Field Pant in their cool weather weight, 9 oz Expedition Cloth soft-shell fabric and new tailored fit. Built as a fall/winter weight, rugged field pant, this style is a non-cargo design in a clean utility appearance with a trimmer fit. Designed for the outdoors and today’s active EDC user in mind. A total of 11 pockets to stash and organize as little or as many EDC items as needed. PDW’s Expedition Cloth is a technical, 2-layer soft-shell fabric with a wind blocking smooth face, brushed interior, DWR finish, and 4-way stretch. Dedicated EDC Tool Pockets, dual no-twist custom made delta rings for keychain-carabineer clip points, 4 welt pockets and double layer articulated reinforced knees round out these pant’s features. Produced with industrial grade triple needle stitching on all major seams. Built to last in California, USA.

The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“We took our bestselling pant, tuned it for fall/winter wear and are introducing a new tailored, trimmer fit. For those looking for fully capable field pant in a modern contemporary cut, these are for you. The Expedition Cloth is of a durable, heavier 9 oz weight and all the best technical properties of a soft-shell. Our Raider Field Pant has been worn on just about every continent, by all types of users, on the trail, off the trail, down range, overland, on the job and off the grid. One of the best and few, great American made, everyday field and utility pant.”

The Raider Field Pant EC T-Fit will be available in All Terrain Brown, and Universal Field Gray.

The Raider Field Pant EC T-Fit will be available on October 13th, 2021 via their website,

5.11 Launches New Products for Fall 2021

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

Irvine, Calif. (October 7, 2021) – 5.11, Inc., the global innovator of purpose-built apparel, footwear and gear, today announced the release of several exciting new products for Fall 2021 that are designed to meet the needs of outdoor adventurers, public safety professionals and tactical enthusiasts. The newly released items are available online and in-stores now.

“Our consumers seek to live the mantra of Always Be Ready at all times, whether they’re at work, in the field, or planning their next outdoor adventure,” said 5.11’s CEO, Francisco Morales. “The items we’re introducing this fall will help them do just that. Our team has strategically designed many of these products to serve our consumers, both in their personal lives and their professional lives.”

For those who desire to Always Be Ready in any and all conditions, 5.11 is introducing the Atmosphere Regulator System, a full, multi-layer clothing system designed for anything nature dishes out. The multi-functional layering system starts with the Tropos Base Layer Tight ($45) and the Tropos Base Layer Top ($45) that feature graphene yarn and flatlock seams for moisture wicking and anti-odor performance, along with all-day comfort. Next the Men’s Stratos 1/4 Zip ($70) and Women’s Stratos 1/4 Zip ($70) are technical and stylish all-season pullovers constructed with a durable polyester/elastane-blended fleece with moisture wicking, anti-odor and stretch properties, plus raglan sleeves to provide comfort and a full range of motion.

After the Stratos 1/4 Zip comes the Mesos Tech Fleece ($90), a full-zip jacket made with anti-piling micro-fleece and strategically placed N6-nylon overlays for extra durability. The Exos Rain Shell ($130) is constructed with a 20k waterproof and 10k breathable 2.5L ripstop fabric, then fully seamed-sealed to withstand prolonged precipitation from any storm. Finally, the Atmos Warming Jacket ($180) is a sturdy parka, designed to provide ultimate warmth and protection, in very cold temperatures. 170 grams of PrimaLoft® Black Insulation is wrapped inside a rugged 5k waterproof and 10k breathable nylon hardshell.

Tropos Base Layer, Stratos 1/4 Zip and Exos Rain Shell
Beyond the Atmosphere Regulator System, customers can find a wide range of new products to meet their needs. The Lester Long Sleeve ($65) provides all-day comfort with chamois construction and added durability, with a double-layer yoke. It also features the customer favorite RAPIDraw™ snap placket, to keep EDC gear readily accessible, yet discrete at all times.

A tough and warm layer, with a classic buffalo-check pattern, can be found in the Seth Shirt Jacket ($100). It’s built with 100% cotton twill that’s brushed for softness, lined with fleece, and filled with 80g insulation in the sleeves, to be a go-to piece for any task.

The Louise Shirt Jacket ($100) offers a solid foundation of modern performance and functionality for female customers. Its 100% cotton twill construction creates durability, while a brushed finish provides extra softness. A fleeced-lined body, quilted taffeta in the sleeves, and Sherpa-lining make this layering piece warm and cozy on any chilly day.

Lester Long Sleeve

Seth Shirt

Louise Shirt
With the Engaged Fleece Full Zip ($55) 5.11 is introducing a hoodie-style jacket with a tough, yet soft, cotton/polyester fleece blend. It features a ribbed cotton-elastane waist and sleeve cuffs to help retain body heat and keep the jacket in place, a two-way zipper for easy on-and-off, a cinch-down hood for blustery conditions, and zippered hand pockets. Also being introduce is an Engaged Fleece Crew ($45). It features the same great fabrics and materials of the Engaged Fleece Full Zip but in a convenient crew design that includes a left chest pocket.

The Coalition Pant ($80) is a versatile piece that can be utilized outdoors, in the office, or out on the town. Made with ultra-durable, 9.5-oz cavalry twill with elastane for functional stretch, then stonewashed and brushed on both sides for permanent softness, it’s stylish, comfortable, and functional.

The Hedda Hybrid Tight ($75) is built to provide comfort, mobility and performance for any activity. This all-purpose piece features a durable nylon/elastane stretch jersey knit for full mobility and moisture wicking. Polyester/elastane stretch panels enhanced with Enduro-Flex™ and a DWR coating are strategically added for additional reinforcement and flexibility. Final touches include a soft stretch waistband for increased comfort, inner drawcord for a secure fit, running gusset for free range of motion, and flat-locked seams to protect against chafing.

Coalition Pant

Hedda Hybrid Tight
“A significant amount of research and testing went into the design of each one of these products,” said 5.11’s Vice President of Global Product, Matt Page. “We’re excited to now make these items available to our consumers.”

Learn more about 5.11’s new and best-selling tactical gear and accessories at Connect with 5.11 on Facebook, Twitter @511Tactical and on Instagram @511Tactical and #511tactical.

SHOP Show Raeford – MTHD by Tactical Distributors

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

MTHD is Tactical Distributors performance wear house brand. It’s getting cold outside and we thought you might like their MTHD Merino Mid-Wt. 3/4 Long John Bottoms, a level 1 garment.

Made from Merino wool which keeps you warm even when wet, is comfortable next your skin, and is inherently anti-microbial and ni melt, no drip; they feature full-length side zips plus waist tab snaps allows for easy donning and doffing. Plus, the 3/4-length avoids bunching up at the boot top.

SHOP Show Raeford – LBT x PRISM Pants in MAS Grey

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

LBT gave us a sneak peek at a new pant they are doing in conjunction with PRISM. Coming in time for the holidays, these Tweave pants are a first for LBT.