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FirstSpear Friday Focus – Stratton Flannel is Back

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Today we are getting the first look at the all new FS Stratton Flannel now available in the lighter 4oz weight perfect for fall. 100% American made with the same generous cut that can be worn all on its own or open as an outer garment. Premium construction with two outer pockets, high collar, and hang loop. Sizing is the exact same as last year. If you plan to wear the flannel on its own with no layers step down one size from your normal t-shirt size, the flannel will shrink about 3% after about three wash cycles. In-stock and now shipping exclusively from FirstSpear.


FirstSpear Friday Focus – NSNS 40mm Grenade Suite

Friday, September 13th, 2019

The FirstSpear Non-Stocking Non-Standard section has just been updated with a variety of 40mm grenade pockets designed for FS professional users. Built to fit any standard 40mm style round with a wide range of configurations available including single, double, triple pockets with 6/9 or MOLLE attachment style as well as the FirstSpear 4 and 6 Pack secured with a SR buckle for quick access to multiple rounds.

Non-Stocking Non-Standard items are 100% brand new first quality goods that have been designed and built at the request of FS Professional users to meet a unique mission set. Limited quantities, sizes and colors are available while supplies last. No backorders, all sales are final.


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FirstSpear Friday Focus – FS OEM Partner Series – SAFRAN Optics 1

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Today we have another edition of FirstSpear’s OEM Partner Series. This time we are featuring one of FirstSpear’s OEM customers: SAFRAN Optics 1, a global leader in the design and production of electro-optic systems. FirstSpear manufactures several padded pouches and pockets to secure and protect some of SAFRAN Optics 1 most advanced systems like the E-COSI.

What is an E-COSI?

The Enhanced Clip-On SWIR Imager (E-COSI) increases situational awareness by overlaying an optically aligned SWIR (Shortwave Infrared) on a user’s existing NVDs. Its AR (Augmented Reality) capability has a HUD (Head’s Up Display) that provides real-time, geo-referenced, XML-based AR as well as navigation and route execution guidance.

E-COSI Highlights

· Single battery operation (3.5+ hrs), or with external battery pack (up to 24hrs)

· Compact and lightweight, attaches in seconds onto simple brackets, no tools required

· Simple push-button controls

· Becomes a remote HUD for identifying teammates, targets and route execution

· MIL-STD-810 Tested

· Comes with a custom FirstSpear Berry Compliant soft pouch

· Has an optional see-through day option (for See-Spot operation), stay tuned for a continuation of our OEM Partner Series with Optics 1, focusing on their E-COSI See-Spot Extender, a 2x magnification direct view see-spot device.

Why was the E-COSI originally developed?

Optics 1 works directly with government customers to understand threats on the battlefield and develop innovative, technological solutions to counter those threats. A government customer sought our excellence in electro-optics for the development of a SWIR weapon sighting system. The device required the ability to see SWIR energy while wearing NVDs, used in conjunction with a SWIR laser aiming/illumination device. Together, we developed the E-COSI clip-on device which has been fielded to most branches of the US Military, and foreign allied forces.

How did the relationship between FirstSpear and Optics 1 begin and why did Optics 1 ultimately choose FS manufacturing?

Optics 1 and FirstSpear have been working together for 3 years. FirstSpear maintains a reputation for proven performance and has always been easy to work with in the development of pouch systems for our electro-optic devices.

Any new product developments between Optics 1 and FS in the future?

FirstSpear is Optics 1’s go-to partner high quality custom material solutions. As we develop new products we always consider FirstSpear as our partner for device pouches.

For more information about the E-COSI, contact Safran Optics 1, T: 603-296-0469, E: sales@optics1.com


FirstSpear Friday Focus – All American Performance Briefs

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Today we are getting the first look at FirstSpear’s All American Performance Briefs. I’ve been wearing them for a few weeks and I love them. They are super comfortable.

They are Berry Compliant, 100% American made with American materials. Modern features including anti-roll comfort waist band, flat seam technology, and a flex grid polyester/ spandex blend for maximum comfort. Four-way stretch design with no stink quick drying properties with extra room built into the front panel for enhanced support.

Sold as a two-pack in graphite and black. Available exclusively in the FS Web Store. Now Shipping.


FirstSpear Friday Focus – Product Reviews

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Leave a review on one of your favorite FirstSpear items and you will automatically entered to win a FS gift card for a future purchase! You must have an account to leave a review.


FirstSpear Friday Focus – New Apparel

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Today’s Friday Focus we are announcing the popular FirstSpear Wind Cheater is now available in size 3X and back by popular demand is the “No Bubbles No Troubles” t-shirt that was originally debuted as a giveaway at ADS Warrior East in the FS booth. Grab this limited run shirt while supplies last!


FirstSpear Friday Focus – OEM Partner Series, Hill People Gear

Friday, August 9th, 2019

This Friday Focus we have another installment of our FirstSpear OEM Partner series where we take a look at one of the great American companies FirstSpear manufactures equipment for. Today we are taking a look at one of FirstSpear’s very first OEM Partners, Hill People Gear, and two very popular items now available in all new Elk Brown.

HPG Operations manager, Kevin McDowell says, “The new Elk Brown is a rich earth tone that is at home in a variety of environments from woodland to desert to urban. It reminds us of the past while being perfectly suited for the tasks of today, which is why it takes it’s place as HPG’s flagship color.”


Designed and tested in Western Colorado and named after “the brothers to the bear” who ranged from the front slope of the Colorado Rockies out into the desert wilderness of the Colorado Plateau in eastern Utah. The Utes are an independent and adaptable people who inhabited a wide variety of landscapes from slickrock canyon to alpine bowl.

The pack we have named after the Utes is similarly adaptable, designed to handle loads from 20 up to as many pounds as you can safely carry with equal aplomb.

M2016 Butt Pack

HPG’s rendition of the venerable military butt pack can be used as shoulder bag, lumbar pack, and top pocket. This is a panel loading pack with some internal organizational options and significant external expansion via lightweight FirstSpear 6/12 PALS cut fabric and compression straps.

FirstSpear Friday Focus – Tactical Patrolling Harness NSNS

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

All new in the Non-Stocking Non-Standard section of the FirstSpear web store is the FirstSpear 6/12 Laser Cut, Tactical Patrolling harness. Classic patrolling harness design with modern construction techniques and materials including FirstSpear 6/12 and FirstSpear quick-relase Tubes technology. Large padded shoulder straps, drag handle and 6/12 back panel allow the user to mount 6/9, 6/12, and molle style pockets. Available in small/medium and large/ extra large. Limited colors and sizes available.

Non-Stocking Non-Standard items were built at the request of FirstSpear professional users and contract overruns. 100% 1st quality goods. Colors, sizes, and quantities are limited. When they are gone they are gone, No back-orders will be filled. No Returns No Exchanges.