As every year Tasmanian Tiger was a must see at IWA for me. The company introduced a new line of navy blue equipment for law enforcement and some new designs like the Flightcase or extrem lightweight and flat chest rigs. There is so much more that it is really worth to visit their homepage to […]
Helikon-Tex did not disappoint during this years IWA. As every year they come up with new ideas and set the bar higher constantly. Having several new pack designs, but also jackets, fleeces and hoodies, next to other accessoires, it was crazy to look through the whole line up. PenCott Wildwood will be available from May […]
For the second time (after some time), Microtech Knives was at IWA 2018 and showcased their excellent Out the Front knives (OTFs). Microtech is looking to expand into the European market, making their knives more available. I certainly hope they manage to do so, since I consider these knives among the best OTFs out there.
I am currently processing hundreds of pictures, so bear with me. Starting my IWA 2018 galleries with Spartan Blades. Mark and Curtis are always a pleasure to catch up with and this year they had several new things to show. New knives like the Formido, the Hybris or the Kranos New limited Editions of the […]
As always, the Austrian Armed Forces did showcase their capabilities and troops in celebration for Austria’s national holiday. Every year Vienna is the stage for all kinds military, be it the Nationalguard, the Pioneers, the Tank divisions and our Airbourne Community together with the Special Forces. Here you will find some random snapshots I took […]
Interesting news from Extrema Ratio this year – next to a few new knife designs, they also did a cooperation with the Austrian Jagdkommando to create a new combat knife.
I also paid a short visit to Lionsteel’s booth, to see what is going on and what they have to show this year – here is what they have got.
I am still working through the loads of pictures from IWA 2017 in my spare time. Here are some of Rick Hinderer’s booth with special focus on his new Slipjoint folder.
Some pictures of A-TACS’ X-line of camouflage patterns at IWA.
Direct Action’s booth had some gems hidden next to already familiar stuff. The packs got updated with 1-2 features as well as colors, there is a new pack with unknown release date and plenty of other very specialiced SF items.