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A7 Defense & Aerospace – Outlaw Tactical Gloves

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Outlaw™ tactical gloves are made from the highest quality materials available and are designed for extreme environments with protection in critical areas, high dexterity, a non-slip grip, comfort, and durability. A7 Outlaw™ gloves are very robust with tops of genuine leather, flexible knuckle protection, and a breathable 4 way stretch material with palms and thumb cradle made of a proprietary silicone webbing that is extremely durable, flame resistant, chemical resistant, and provides extreme grip even when wet.


Warrior West 19 – Mechanix Wear Leather Heat Resistant Glove

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

The Leather Heat Resistant Glove protects the back of your hands with FR Kevlar and safeguards your palm with FR Kovenex to create EN 407: 2004 Level 2 contact heat resistance.

Quite a few folks have started using them to deal with warm suppressors, machine gun barrels and for breaching.

Mechanix Wear gloves are available for agency and unit order through ADS.

Warrior West 19 – Clime & Place

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Clime & Place offers protective handwear for military abd tactical applications. SSD readers who are Marines may recognize the name of the company from the “Marine Corps Hymn.”

For those of you who checked out the Drifire handwear, this is the result of that work, but in a new, unaffiliated company. For example, this is a wool contact glove.

We will take a deep dive into the full line of hand where soon on SSD, which was initially developed for SOF customers and has been tweaked for the upcoming Army Glove System solicitation.

Clime & Place products are available for agency and unit order through ADS. If you’re attending Warrior West, be sure to check them out

Mechanix Wear – Leather Heat Resistant Gloves

Friday, April 5th, 2019

These EN 407: 2004 Level 2 contact heat resistant gooves are made from Heat Resistant Goatskin to rotect the back of your hands and FR Kevlar and FR Kovenex to safeguard your palms. Although they are intended for welding and other metal work, there are loads of uses in our space as well.

For those of you interested in the various glove certification standards, visit guidegloves.com/guidance/standards.

SKD Tactical – PIG HAG Glove

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

The new PIG HAG, a glove made by skydivers, for skydivers.

-Riser Dive Loop Abrasion Protection
-Silicon Print Palm for Enhanced Grip
-Touchscreen Compatible Synthetic Suede on Every Fingertip
-Wrist Cuff Closure direction Optimal for Relative Wind
-Fold Over Finger Tips for Comfort
-Flex Zones on Each Finger
-Enhanced Grip Protection on Thumb and Forefingers

Offered in Black, Carbon Grey and White in both Men’s and Women’s sizing.


IWA 19 – New Handwear from Helikon-Tex

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Helikon-Tex is expanding their Bushcraft line with three new glove models made from water resistant goatskin. I tried them all on and the fit was comfortable with no binding.

From left to right, they are the Woodcrafter glove which features a wrist strap and nylon tape gauntlet, Lumber glove the most basic model, and the Ranger Winter glove which is fleece lined.


Provengo Announces NEW Mechanix Wear Thin Blue Line Gloves

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Provengo recently announced they have teamed up with Mechanix Wear to provide government users an exclusive deal on the brand new Thin Blue Line Gloves.


The Limited Edition Thin Blue Line Original® features subdued logos and Thin Blue Line insignia for dedicated hands in law enforcement. Take control with high-dexterity 0.6mm synthetic leather and stay connected with touchscreen technology in the palm of your hands. The Thin Blue Line Original® features removable trigger finger seams for a custom fit and carrier loops for storage in the field. These limited edition gloves feature form-fitting TrekDry, helping to keep your hands cool and comfortable. Thermoplastic rubber (TPR) closure provides a secure fit while the reinforced thumb and index finger provide added durability.

NOTE: $1 of every sale is donated to Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)

Provengo is currently offering 20% off for eligible law enforcement/government users. Simply register for an account at Provengo.com to access this deal.

Meet the DRIFIRE FORTREX FR Contact Glove

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Cleveland, OH –  The team at DRIFIRE® announces the launch of the DRIFIRE® FORTREX® FR Contact Glove.  

The DRIFIRE FR Contact Glove leads with the breathable, moisture wicking power of FORTREX FR fabric and a hex grip palm and fingers for optimized contact. Featuring breathable, moisture wicking FORTREX® FR fabric, the FR – flame resistance – is inherent; it won’t wash out – and won’t melt or drip. The ultimate in contact durability, DRIFIRE’s FR Contact Glove has leather reinforcements at the touch areas and weapons manipulation surfaces for a second skin feel with an enhanced Berry compliant FR hex grip on the palm.

See innovative technologies from DRIFIRE at SHOT Show, booth 32309 and in the New Product Showcase.