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Mechanix MPACT Agilite Edition Now Commercially Available in Black

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

The M-Pact Agilite Edition was the result of a collaboration between Agilite, Israel’s top tactical gear company and Mechanix Wear, the world leader in tactical hand protection.  They teamed up back in 2017 to develop a unique glove that meets the needs of Israeli Tier 1 SOF who wanted the best of all worlds, the protection of a Mechanix M-Pact Covert glove but the tactile capabilities of a fingerless glove.

Agilite’s distribution company (Agilite Ergonomics Ltd.) and Mechanix partner since 2015 worked closely with Israel Police and Army SOF units as well as IDF Ground Forces Command who were looking for a hybrid tactical glove with just three fingers exposed and other unique features for better performance.

The MPACT Agilite edition has already been issued unit-wide in several Israeli Army and Police SOF units in both Multicam and Black but has not been available commercially in black till now.

It is available exclusively from Agilite and its distributors-see more here:

Patrol Incident Gear x Presscheck Assault Glove (Pre-Order)

Friday, July 31st, 2020

St. Louis, MO. July 31, 2020- Patrol Incident Gear (PIG) partners with Presscheck Consulting, LLC. to create the Presscheck Assault Glove. 30% of all proceeds from sales of the Presscheck Assault Glove will go to Warriors Heart Addiction and PTSD Treatment Center.

During a Presscheck Consulting No Fail Pistol course in 2018, Instructor Chuck Pressburg explained various instances where he utilized his gloves in non-typical applications as an operator at a Special Mission Unit. Attending this course was a glove designer for PIG who paid attention- and a new glove project was born. After ongoing discussions with Tom Spooner at Warriors Heart, it was decided that a large portion of the proceeds from this project would be donated towards treatment scholarships at Warriors Heart.

Patrol Incident Gear is proud to bring this exciting new glove to market, and is proud of it’s continuing affiliation with Chuck Pressburg and Presscheck Consulting. The Presscheck Assault Glove features a Patent Pending Bite Tab to aid in hands-free removal of the gloves, and like all PIG gloves, they are touch screen compatible. The Presscheck Assault Gloves will be available in Black, Carbon Grey, Ranger Green and Coyote Brown and in Men’s sizes Small through 2XL. 

Pre-orders for this glove will be available exclusively at SKD Tactical. Delivery is expected mid-December, 2020.

Pre-order yours at

Free Limited Edition Presscheck Fight Soap Patch for each Presscheck Assault Glove Pre-Ordered by August 15, 2020

FirstSpear Friday Focus – Fast Rope Mit

Friday, July 10th, 2020

FirstSpear is at it again this Friday showing us the first look at an enhanced capability for the modern warfighter, the FRM – Fast Rope Mit. You might have seen prototypes and field samples at SHOT Show with the very distinctive lobster claw design, now we are getting to see what the final product will look like.

Right off the bat this glove is 100% Berry Compliant featuring all American “roper” cow leather and ultra high performance Kovenex providing greatly enhanced cut, tear, and thermal resistance for Fast Rope Insertions up to 90 feet (27.4 meters). Ultra soft on the hand and double layered in key points with a firmer grain and texture on the exterior of the palm. Reinforced button holes allow for quick and easy carabiner or snap hook attachment.

The FRM can be worn all on its own or over the top of your OG shooters glove for even greater protection. FirstSpear designed the Fast Rope Mit with several key features to increase the lethality of the operator. For example, the advanced two finger pattern allows the user to rapidly expose the trigger finger to engage a firearm with out removing the entire glove saving valuable seconds when coming off the rope. Additionally, the FRM can be flipped off the hand and retained further down the wrist with the second elastic strap allowing for total freedom from the glove without the possibility of losing it in rotor wash.

As you would expect, FS used overbuilt construction techniques with highly advanced materials, all balanced for weight and performance for the most demanding end users. The FRM is currently in production and delivery to FS Professional Users domestically and worldwide. Commercial availability for individual purchase is set for end of August. 100% American Made with USA materials.

FirstSpear Friday Focus – OG Glove now available

Friday, May 1st, 2020

FirstSpear has announced their Berry compliant shooters glove is now available for commercial purchase.

The Operator Glove was designed for and currently fielded by United States Special Operations teams who required a shooters glove that provides the balance between strength and protection vs weight and dexterity. The FirstSpear OG provides the end user a reliable solution to this common glove dilemma now available for the first time on the FS web store in Sand and Commando colorways.

Built with the most technologically advanced materials and modern construction techniques it is inherently flame retardant with patterning and fit that makes it feel like you are not wearing a glove at all. This design allows for maximum manipulation and feel for fire control and other key weapon functions. The entire glove including the trigger finger itself has an advanced patent pending design to increase transmission of feedback to the user. Core spun merino wool, Pitards goat leather, touch screen compatibility, are just a few of the features found on the OG.

In order to achieve these levels of peak performance FirstSpear used materials and construction techniques that provide for the best in tactile responsiveness but by their very nature will not stand up to extremely long periods of hard abuse and should be expected to wear out. FS states that the these gloves were designed to perform exceptionally well through a standard train up and deployment and therefore do not come with the standard lifetime warranty commonly found on plate carriers, bags, packs, and other equipment.

Touch screen compatible thumb and index fingers
Core spun Merino wool with nylon core
FS-HDL Leather palm
No melt, no drip materials
Inherently anti-bacterial odor suppression
Enhanced breathability
Low water uptake / soft drying

NSNs are assigned to both Commando and Sand Colorways in sizes Small – 2X.

Available now. 100% American Made with US Materials.

Broco-Rankin Tactical Breaching Gloves

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Broco-Rankin has introduced Tactical Breaching Gloves. Offered in two styles, heavy and standard models.

Heavy Breaching Glove

Designed to protect from slag and sparks, the Heavy Breacher provides protection while punching through many obstacles.

Shell: Cowhide Aniline
Palm: Kevlar Protection
Knuckles: with Kevlar Fingers
Back: Poly Carbonate with Eva foam base
Lining: Polyester

Tactical Breaching Glove 

An everyday wear glove, it allows a wide range of movement, and the index finger tip and thumb finger tip fold back out of the way to provide the operator better feel and trigger control.

Shell: Cowhide Aniline
Palm: Kevlar Protection
Knuckles: with Kevlar Fingers
Back: Poly Carbonate with Eva foam base
Lining: Polyester

Offered in Medium, Large and X-Large. To order, visit

Black Diamond Equipment – Crack Gloves

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Black Diamond Equipment’s Crack Gloves were designed with 3D patterning. They are made from .6mm synthetic suede which balances breathability, protection, dexterity, and grip. Additionally, they incorporate an adhesive film.

If you’re wondering about the White color, BD says it reduces heat uptake during mega pitches in the desert sun, while also mimicking the classic tape glove construction for superior fit.

Available in sizes XS-XL.

Swany Blackout Toaster Mitts from 911 Supply

Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Canada’s 911 Supply offers Swany’s Toaster Mitts, in the Blackout version, made exclusively for them.

Touchscreen compatible, these insulted mitts come with a removable fleece liner glove. The trick is that the palm zips open to reveal the inner globe for increased dexterity.

Offered in sizes Xsmall thru Xlarge.

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Whiskey 5 – Clime and Place

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020


Clime and Place is a veteran owned small business focused on our customer and the environment they operate in.  Today we are doing this by providing the most effective glove and mitten solutions for the warfighter and outdoor enthusiast.  


Each product has a differentiated design and is made of appropriate fabric technologies.  We believe you will experience a perceptible difference with each Clime and Place product.

Each product has US wool as a key fabric component.  We are proud to introduce the first Berry compliant gloves and mittens using W.L. Gore’s THERMIUM™ technology.


Clime and Place products are made in US owned and operated small business factories across the US.  Our manufacturing partners have decades of experience making clothing and gloves for the US military, Law Enforcement and First Responder customers.


Clime and Place products were designed and developed over the last two years, starting under the National Safety Apparel Brand.  We decided to establish Clime and Place as an independent company to provide the same level of focus on environmental protection as NSA gives FR protection.


The gloves and mittens at are available today.  ADS Inc. is our US distribution partner.  Millbrook Tactical is our exclusive Canadian distribution and sales partner.