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 […]
Introduction Regular readers of mine, as well as followers on Facebook and Instagram might know that I got hold of several camouflage uniforms this year – courtesy of Helikon Tex. With this means available to me, I was able to shoot several comparison pictures throughout the year. With the following review I want to show […]
For several weeks now, I am using a Helikon-Tex Windrunner shirt and would like to take the opportunity to give you my impression of this very lightweight piece of gear. According to Helikon-Tex it is designed to be an outer layer for athletic activities like running, or as an additional layer over your clothes, if […]
In previous camouflage comparisons I have focused mainly on the newest and/or dominant patterns available and those in use by “western” militaries. At the same time I was restricted to what was at hand. As you know, I got my hands on quite a lot of camouflage patterns in the previous months so I am […]