Field Test: Bundesheer “Tarnanzug Neu” – urban and alpine

Field Test: Bundesheer “Tarnanzug Neu” in an urban and alpine environment Introduction I already had the opportunity to introduce the new camouflage pattern of the Austrian Army (“Bundesheer”) in 2019. Called the “Tarnanzug Neu” (TN 17/20), this pattern was introduced to the public in 2017, trialed with the first battalion in 2019 and then fielded […]

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Review: ANV Knives – P200

Review: ANV Knives – P200 Introduction In this review I want to take a closer look at the ANV P200 knife. Acta Non Verba is a company that some of you might already know from previous articles of mine. Be it the M311 Spelter or the M200 Hard Task, the knives of this Czech company […]

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Fieldtest: Distinctive Camo Designs – TrigonCamo Multi

Fieldtest: Distinctive Camo Designs – TrigonCamo Multi Introduction Distinctive Camo Designs is an Austrian camouflage developer who I already had the pleasure to introduce back in 2019. Back then I took a closer look at the Woodland version of his TrigonCamo concept. To my embarrassment I have to admit, that I also have a top […]

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Review: Nitecore – P20i

Introduction Flashlights are a topic you rarely find here on Pine Survey, but it is always interesting to see what is going on in the world of illumination and once in a while I get the chance to take a closer look at what is out there. The P20i by Nitecore is a good example […]

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Review: Helikon-Tex Covert M-65 Jacket

Introduction When Helikon-Tex announced the release of the Covert M-65 Jacket in Duracanvas, I was just as excited as anyone else in the gear community. Paying homage to one of the most iconic military jackets and giving it a modern and edgier look, this was surely something to look forward to. Luckily enough, Helikon-Tex decided […]

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Review: Helikon-Tex Mistral Anorak

And another review by @lazarskyy. This time she is taking a closer look at the Helikon-Tex Mistral Anorak. Enjoy! Introduction Did you know, that the Mistral is a strong, cold, northwesterly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean? Mistral is also a French missile, but nothing about […]

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