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Arktis Elite Range B474

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

The Arktis “Elite” line is their spearhead into cutting-edge fabric technology, where they plan to push the limits of performance, fit, and function.

The new B747 Vulcan is an insulated jacket featuring mapped insulation with 100gsm of Primaloft Gold across the body and 60gsm across the arms while the shell is DWR treated.

The two large front pockets have dual opening zips, providing flexibility and internal slots provide convenient storage for mobile or comms units.

The arm pockets incorporate loop panels for unit /ID patches.

The three point adjustable hood also features a wired brim.

The B747 Vulcan jacket is available in Black and MultiCam in sizes XS-XXL.


OTTE Gear’s Aloha Narcos Playa Shirts Now Available for Pre-Order

Friday, January 27th, 2023

OTTE Gear debuted their new Aloha Narcos Playa Shirts at last week’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

With a print created by artist the Narcos Playa shirts are offered in Blowout, Paradise, or Rush colorways with elements that bring back memories of the 80s and the dawn of the war on drugs.


FirstSpear Friday Focus: Wind Cheater

Friday, January 27th, 2023

Filling the mid-weight niche of our technical apparel line, the Wind Cheater has a Durable Water Repellant (DWR) finish and excellent wind shedding characteristics. It is quiet, flexible, extremely versatile and made in the USA.

The Wind Cheater features a large hood that can fit over helmets with no problem and is cut generously to aid in movement.

Low profile hook and loop in strategic locations provide ample attachment points for FirstSpear Cell Tags and IFF.

This jacket breathes like a T-Shirt and is designed to dry quickly. Standard cuff tabs and extra-large bicep pockets are found on each sleeve.

Large pit zips and spacious mesh front pockets allow for massive airflow to regulate heat when desired.

The Wind Cheater features bungee/barrel lock adjustments for the hood, collar and lengthened tail.

With a “true to fit” cut, your t-shirt size is your jacket size. If you wear a large shirt and don’t plan to layer heavily, go with a large Wind Cheater and you won’t be disappointed.

Visit FirstSpear to find the Wind Cheater and the rest of America’s premier tactical gear and equipment.

G-Form in Cooperation with Crye Precision, Develops Innovative Protective System for United States Marine Forces, Special Operations Command

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 26, 2023 — G-Form®, the innovative protection manufacturing brand, reveals the development of an all-new body protective system for the United States Marine Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC). Teaming up with Crye Precision, G-Form strategically designed a product that met MARSOC’s niche performance needs, enhancing both mobility and lethality.

“It is an exciting time for G-Form as we continue to advance knee and elbow protection, utilizing our cutting-edge SmartFlex technology to generate innovative product solutions for our warfighters,” explains Glen “Gava” Giovanucci, G-Form CEO, “We are honored to be partnering with the Crye Precision team on this remarkable collaboration for MARSOC operators who require enhanced protection product improvements to deliver exceptional performance capabilities.”

“Crye Precision is proud to support G-Form in their initiative to provide capabilities and protection to MARSOC and the Warfighter in general. It’s these sorts of collaborations that reinforce the concept that one plus one can certainly be greater than two especially in the world of product innovation,” adds Gregg Thompson, Crye Precision CEO

“MARSOC Operators require constant improvements, technological innovation capability, and high-quality systems to perform in a fierce competitive environment,” shared Greg Snyder, G8 United States Marine Forces Special Operations Command, “G-Form had great vision to leverage their proven capability and then worked with industry partners to provide operators an increased level of protection.”  

The product has been designated with National Stock Numbers (NSN) and has been added to the Special Operations Forces Personal Equipment Advanced Requirements (SPEAR) contract.

11th Abn Div Testing Cold Temperature and Arctic Protection System in Alaska

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

Soldiers of D Company, 70th Brigade Engineering Battalion, supporting the 11th Airborne Division, test out the new Cold Temperature and Arctic Protection System, or CTAPS, at the Cold Regions Test Center, Fort Greely, AK.

CTAPS is an innovative multi-layer system that aims to keep Soldiers warmer in cold weather environments, spanning from 45 degrees Fahrenheit to -65 degrees Fahrenheit.

Photo from PEO Soldier

SHOT Show 23 – XGO Lightweight Assaulter Shirt

Friday, January 20th, 2023

Made from FR Phase 1 which is one of the lightest most durable FR fabrics on the market, the ling sleeved Lightweight Assaulter Shirt joins the short sleeved version already on the market.

The fabric also features Acclimate Dry Moisture Management to wick sweat away from the body and dry rapidly as well as AG47 Silver Anti-Microbial to fight and eliminate harmful bacteria from your sweat, leaving you odor free.


SHOT Show 23 – OTTE Gear x Bawidamann Aloha Narcos Playa

Friday, January 20th, 2023

Just Released at SHOT Show, the OTTE Gear x Bawidamann Aloha Narcos Playa pattern for 2023.

Outdoor Research Introduces the US Made Muzzle Brake Line for Spring 2023

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

Seattle, Wash. (January 17, 2023) – Outdoor Research (OR), the Seattle-based outdoor and tactical apparel & gear manufacturer will introduce its new US Made-Muzzle Brake line of tactical apparel for Spring 2023, premiering at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV in booth #31403.

The US made Muzzle Brake line includes four new styles; a Combat Shirt, Combat Pants, Field Shirt and Softshell Jacket.

The Combat and Field shirts and pants incorporate a blend of an FR Knit with a NYCO nylon/cotton blend woven fabric. These fabrics allow the user no melt, no drip protection from flames as well as an added level of breathability, durability and comfort.

The pants will feature large articulated cargo pockets with built in storage, a stretch waistband to bend and move with you, integrated knee pockets for both internal and external knee pads and a gusseted crotch, these pants are designed for you for any mission. The Combat Shirt and Field Shirt will have shoulder patches with hook and loop integration for patches and insignia as well as hook and loop adjustable cuffs. The new styles will be available in Black and MultiCam® and are TAA compliant.

The Softshell Jacket with be built using a US made stretch woven blend of 91% nylon and 9% spandex. With a full zip closure, mandarin collar, integrated shoulder hook and loop for patches and insignia and added shoulder pocket storage, this mid weight water and wind resistant shell will be your new favorite jacket. The jacket will be available in black and be both TAA and Berry compliant.

Look for these products arriving later this spring.

Find out more about OR Pro and Outdoor Research at www.outdoorresearch.com.