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Crye Precision Adds Navy and Wolf Grey to G3 Combat and Field Apparel

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

There are two new colors in the combat proven G3 Uniform line. The G3 Combat and Field Apparel is designed specifically for the demands of harsh operational environments. Now available in Navy and Wolf Gray, the G3 Combat and Field Uniforms are sure to answer the demands of what you expect in a uniform.

PDW EDC Pant Guide Cloth

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

A Full Featured Pant with a Clean Presentation for Every Day, Any Day

Prometheus Design Werx brings back their popular EDC Pant for Spring 2021. A full featured design with the EDC user in mind and styled for everyday wear from street, travel or trail. Constructed in the latest version of their 5.75oz, technical, 4-way stretch Guide Cloth for all season wear. The EDC Pant is PDW’s non-cargo pant style with a clean presentation, tailored fit, and designed for today’s active EDC user in mind. A total of 11 pockets to stash and organize as little or as many EDC items. Pocket Clip Docks™, dual no-twist custom made Delta-Rings for keychain-carabiner clip points, articulated knees, and their Hide-Away waistband pocket round out these pants’ features. Produced with industrial grade triple needle stitching on all major seams. Expertly cut and sewn in California, USA.

The EDC Pant by Prometheus Design Werx will be available in their proprietary Guide Cloth in All Terrain Brown and Universal Field Gray.

The Design and R&D Team at PDW states:

“We’re brought back our EDC Pant for Spring 2021. We took some extra time to update and upgrade this pant design, and in addition to the EDC pocket layout we’re know for, we used the latest version our popular Guide Cloth, that is now a 5.75oz weight for all season wear, and of course with 4-way stretch and DWR. The styling and presentation are even cleaner than before, and this pant features a tailored fit. It is trimmer than our other styles but not slim either. The combo of fit and the 4-way stretch Guide Cloth allows plenty of movement, comfort and it’s a great silhouette for everyday wear from street, travel and trail. Ample pockets will please any EDC user, and our updated belt loop layout was arranged at the request of some our specialized users which many others will also find useful. This pant is as versatile as our customers who use them and still make the EDC Pant right here in our home state of California.”

The EDC Pant in Guide Cloth will be available for $144.00 on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 at 12:00 noon Pacific via their website, prometheusdesignwerx.com.

Birdwell Beach Britches Tac Short 2.0 in Frogskin Camo

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Birdwell’s Tac Short 2.0 is made from their proprietary SurfStretch fabric which dries quickly and is super comfortable.

These are back in stock and now is the time to jump on a pair if you want them. They only offer them about once a year. They feature a button fly, take up tabs at the waist, reinforced seat, a button flapped patch pocket at the right thigh, handwarmer pockets and interior mesh pocket.

Also offered in Black, Blue and Army Green, sizes Small through XXLarge.

Wish they’d make them in Tigerstripe. Are you listening Birdwell?

Made in Santa Ana, California.

www.birdwell.com/collections/mens/products/tac-short-2-0-frog-skin-camo

Serket USA Introduces Berry Compliant Graduated Compression Socks

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

JUPITER, FL, APRIL 22, 2021 —  Serket, builders of intelligent clothing and equipment systems for the military and law enforcement communities, today introduced their Berry Compliant Merino Wool Graduated Compression Socks.

The new socks are part of a full-scale collection that includes PT/athletic, lightweight, mid-weight, and heavy weight offerings. The addition of the Compression Liner makes for a fully customizable layered system that can adapt to a variety of climatic and mission conditions. The Cushioned Graduated Compressions can be worn as a standalone sock in temperate to hot conditions and high-dewpoint environments where quick drying is a must.

Unlike most traditional compression socks with compression ranges of 8-15 mmHG, Serket’s compression socks feature a compression range of 15-20 mmHG, while still maintaining a high percentage of US Merino wool content (averaging 62%), bringing into harmony the benefits of high quality cushioned wool socks and moderate level compression technology.

In addition to the well documented benefits of high quality Merino Wool Socks, Graduated Compression Socks have a variety of benefits for the wearer, including:

  *   Supporting Muscles and Joints: Serket US Merino Wool Graduated Compression (MWGC) Socks can greatly help support the various muscles and joints.

  *   Aids in Recovery: Serket MWGC Socks increase circulation, carrying tired, nutrient-and oxygen-depleted blood cells away from overworked legs and feet and moving nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood cells towards the lower limbs. This works to repair muscles quicker and make them feel more refreshed.

  *   Increases Stamina: Serket MWGC Socks allow for more oxygen to be brought to limbs during strenuous activity, which reduces the need for the body to use lactate as a source of energy.

  *   Boosts Circulation: Serket MWGC Socks boost circulation throughout the body. Although the functionality may focus on the legs, the entire circulatory system is signaled to facilitate better circulation.

Serket’s line of Over-the-Calf US Merino Wool Compression Socks are available in the following models:

  *   Over-the-Calf Merino Wool Graduated Compression Liner – 15-20 mmHG
  *   Over-the Calf Merino Wool Cushioned Graduated Compression – 15-20 mmHG

The new Graduated Compression socks are 100% developed, sourced and made in the United States (Berry Compliant) and are available in Coyote Brown with sizes from small through extra-large.

For more information, contact [email protected] or visit www.serketusa.com.

Crye Day Part 2 Presented by Tactical Distributors

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

5/7/21 @ 12 noon eastern

TD is Dropping a 2nd round of Crye G3 Combat Pants and Shirts & G3 Field Shirts and Pants in DTS.

www.tacticaldistributors.com/collections/crye-precision

Limited Run – MultiCam Black Velocity Systems Boss Rugby

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The Velocity Systems Men’s Boss Rugby Shirt is made from a durable stretch material that wicks away moisture, dries quickly and provides built-in UV protection. The Boss Rugby Shirt was developed to be utilized as a range shirt, or moisture managing base layer under armor. A high collar was built in to keep a sling off the user’s neck and pockets were included for patches and additional storage. Short and long sleeve MultiCam Black Boss Rugby Shirts are available now at www.velsyst.com/collections/apparel/products/boss-rugby.

Features:

Built-in UV Protection – UVA: 97.98%, UVB: 89.84%

Two (2) Velcro® shoulder pockets for patches and storage

Modern rugby style collar

Highly breathable with enhanced wicking chemistry

Soil release treatment

Dynamic Stretch and Recovery

Odorexx™ Antimicrobial

Non-chafing Heat Seal Tagless Label

100% Made in the USA

Sitka Arrowhead Equipment – Wet Weather Protection

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

When you think Sitka, you think heavy duty wet weather protection and Arrowhead will definitely deliver on that front. In fact, it’s the brand’s approach of purpose-built design and efficiency of movement through the environment that has drawn military users to its unique WWP solutions, notably the Cloudburst and Dewpoint Jackets.

With Arrowhead, you’re going to be able to get full featured, Berry compliant wet weather garments made from GORE-TEX and designed for use by SOF.

Arrowhead tell us the design team has selected GTX 3L 40d Nylon Ripstop with DWR, for the WWP jacket and pant which is a highly durable, lightweight, tear resistant fabric. Resistant to contaminates including petroleum, oils and lubricants make it a best-in-class solution for the Special Operations Forces end-user.

Not only is the material waterproof/breathable, but the finished garment was taken into the lab and environmental chamber to ensure the integrity of the entire design. Additionally, Arrowhead has had garments on the backs of SOF operators to make sure it’s what they want.

From a fabrics, insulation and trims perspective, Arrowhead Equipment is focused on sourcing and developing best-in-class materials within the USA.

The long game will also see Arrowhead Equipment committed to investing and up-levelling domestic manufacturing. Developing new levels of competency, capability, and competitiveness that result in the production of premium technical apparel solutions for the USSOCOM consumer.

The WWP Jacket and Pant feature:

Jacket
– Fixed Adjustable Hood allowing for the option of a hood when static
– Internal Left Chest Zip Pocket allowing for the secure carriage of mission essential items
– Upper Torso Zip Pockets allowing for the secure and convenient carriage of mission essential items
– Upper Arm Zip Pockets allowing for the convenient carriage of mission essential items
– Underarm Zip Vents enhancing ventilation when worn with Personal Protective Eqpt. and/or Load Carriage Eqpt.
– Upper Arm Loop (4”x4.5”) allowing for the application of IR reflective and electronic IFF devices
– Adjustable Hem Closure allowing jacket to be cinched up when static during cold weather conditions
– Internal ID Label mitigating confusion when issued as a uniform item

Pant
– Adjustable Nylon Web Waist allowing for waist sizing flexibility
7/8 Side Zips allowing for the ease of donning and doffing when wearing boots
– Front Facing Thigh Cargo Pockets allowing for the carriage of gloves & accessories and dump pocket capability
– Reinforced Instep allowing for increased pant durability when conducting mobility-based platform operations
– Suspender Attachment Loops allowing for the attachment of QAD suspenders (included with this MPN)
– QAD Suspender System allowing for adjustable pant suspension if required
– Internal Waterproof Label mitigating confusion when issued as a uniform item

Be sure to check out US Elite’s blog post on WWP and tune into one of their IG or FB Live broadcasts at 1430 EDT for a giveaway.

WWP Jacket and Pant inventory will be available from Sitka Arrohead Equipment dealers beginning June 2021. They’ll be offered in MultiCam, Lead and Black in sizes Small – XXLarge for the Jacket with Short, Regular and Tall lengths on the pants with certain sizes Small – XXLarge.

Find an Arrowhead dealer here.

Sitka Arrowhead Equipment – Midlayer Jacket and Hoody

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

The Midlayer Jacket and Hoody are cross-functional pieces which find their DNA in Sitka’s Kelvin Active Jacket. However, due to material and construction, the Arrowhed Midlayer is even lighter and more breathable.

The key to this midlayer is its effectiveness as both a standalone piece and as part of a wet weather layering system. Exceptionally lightweight, highly breathable and compressible making it well suited for Special Reconnaissance tasks.

In fact, I’ve been wearing one for several months and love the comfort, both in how it feels against the skin but also how it feels as it warms up and under exertion.

The key to the success of the Midlayer Jacket and Hoody is the employment of Polartec Alpha Direct which is the newest variant of their Alpha insulation, originally invented for use in USSOCOM’s Protective Combat Uniform level 3 jacket.

Alpha has become extremely popular in outdoor clothing due to its high air permeability, allowing perspiration to escape. Alpha Direct is even more breathable as they’ve eliminated the next to body layer of the sandwich-style application of the insulation. Yet, Alpha Direct retains the loft to create air pockets which create a layer of insulating air. When you’re static it insulates, but when you move, heat and perspiration can be be pushed away from the body. This process is facilitated by the use of Brookwood AEROLITE H600 30d Nylon Ripstop face fabric which offers breathability and packability.

Because Alpha Direct has direct contact with the skin or other fabric layers, it increases breathability, while reducing weight, bulk, and dry-times.

In addition to those factors, you also get zippered handwarmer pockets and a single chest mounted zippered pocket.

The backer and exterior face readily accept dyes and can be color matched to maintain a consistent subdued tone throughout the garment. It not feels good, but looks good as well.

Offered in Coyote, Black and Lead, sizes Small – XXLarge, the jackets are made in El Salvador meaning they are TAA compliant.

US Elite has posted a blog entry about Polartec Alpha. They’ll will also be conducting a concurrent Facebook and Instagram Live event today at 1430 EDT where they’ll show you the line and conduct a giveaway.

Find an Arrowhead Dealer here.