Review: Arktis – C411 Ranger Shorts

Review: Arktis – C411 Ranger Shorts Introduction Event though I got these already last year in September, it was already too cold to sport and write about them then. At the same time, the C411 Ranger Shorts by Arktis may not be new in their line up – but that doesn’t mean they are not […]

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Field Test: PenCott Metropolis – an update

Field Test: PenCott Metropolis – an update Introduction It has been several years since I last wrote about PenCott Metropolis. In my initial field test, I introduced the prototypes of said pattern, which were displayed during IWA 2017. Since then a lot has happened with it. While PenCott Wildwood gained more interest, as it is […]

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IWA 2022 – Helikon-Tex

IWA 2022 – Helikon-Tex As it is Sunday, let’s do another full access report on IWA 2022 – this time Helikon-Tex. The Polish company is one of the regulars at the show in Nuremberg and this year was not any different. What stood out was that Helikon-Tex was only present at IWA and Direct Action […]

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Winter Camouflage – PenCott Snowdrift

Winter Camouflage – PenCott Snowdrift Introduction Even though most of the snow is already gone, I am going to continue the winter camouflage series. In this field test, I will be focusing on PenCott Snowdrift. As I was doing this series, Dominic Hyde, the developer of the PenCott patterns, quickly reached out and provided me […]

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Enforce Tac 2022 – Tilak Military Gear

Enforce Tac 2022 – Tilak Military Tilak Military Gear is a subdivision of the Czech outdoor company Tilak, which offers high quality technical apparel in military solid colors and camouflage. So it makes sense to find them at Enforce Tac, where they exhibited their newest or upgraded products. Tilak focuses on Multicam only, as it […]

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Enforce Tac 2022 – Solid-Ground

Enforce Tac 2022 – Solid-Ground (Norway) One of the eye-openers of Enforce-Tac 2022 was certainly Solid-Ground from Norway. The company focuses on training and assistance tools, using virtual reality glasses as well as headsets with built in comms and camera. Let me explain: Basic VR System This is a training tool, which uses VR glasses […]

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