Recently I wrote an extensive report on PenCott Metropolis and presented several pictures of it in an urban environment. At then end of said article, I promised a follow up field test and here it is. The reason for two parts is as simple as it gets. There are so many environments to show PenCott […]
Introduction – the first signs of PenCott Metropolis I remember when I met Dom Hyde and Lawrence Holsworth at the Hyde Definition/PenCott booth during IWA 2013 in Nuremberg. Already back then there were talks and pictures of an urban camouflage out there, using the PenCott pattern design. I believe Sabre Defence was even advertising it […]
With IWA there usally always comes the question about what camouflage patterns will be exhibited, will there be something new, will it be less or more like last year and so on. Camouflage at IWA The usual suspects were there as always, I don’t need to talk about Multicam and Co, because they are here […]
Direct Action showcased its various 2nd line and 3rd line gear options during IWA 2018. Next to the already available chest rigs and plate carriers, DA also presented two additional backpack designs and a revised version of the one pack, which was shown already last year. The packs of the Legacy line were not showcased. […]
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 […]
The Defender Mk2 long sleeve Shirt is an update to the older Defender model and was reconfigured to fit into Helikon-Tex’ Urban line. The target group is law enforcement, security personnel and/or active people. The shirt aims to combine a functional and tactical design with enough room for movement and low profile body armor underneath. […]
Fire is one of the most essential things in survival, bushcraft or just everyday life. And for the many different uses, there are just as many different ways to start a fire. Something that should be in every survival kit is a way of starting a fire, even in wet conditions. Fire steel is such […]
Just as last year there Helikon-Tex stepped up its game and will be releasing lots of new products this year. At the booth you could find everything from gear to apparel as well as two new PenCott camouflage patterns wich already showed you here on the blog.
Some impressions of IWA for you guys!
During last years IWA exhibition (2016), Helikon-Tex introduced several new products, ranging from bushcraft, mil/le products up to urban products. For said urban line, Helikon-Tex developed an admin pouch, which is meant to meet the needs of everyday urban life – be it civilian or law enforcement. In doing so, the pouch incorporates several interesting […]