We can't stress enough the clarity and vision they give you when using compared to the HMNVS. Overall its great to see the Army moving towards new kit and equipment to keep us in line with other Armies and more importantly potential enemies.
This is another guest blog kindly written by TS over at @skull_collectors_club, a fellow Infanteer who's unit has been blessed with receiving the first round of the Army's new KESTREL BNVDs. The only edits I've made are noted in italics and mostly only to add the industry standard names for items that the Army has … Continue reading First look: The Army’s new KESTREL BNVDs
Since we’re all stuck inside and unable to socialise I’ve missed spouting my shit to people who sort of listen, and so have decided to start writing it down for you to read. I’m sorry in advance if you die of boredom halfway through. Introduction. Before I get started though, I’m just going to lay … Continue reading Cloning: when it’s good, when it’s okay, and when it’s a complete dick move.
It’s December, it’s cold, and no matter what your Platoon Sergeant says, it’s okay to admit it. I’ve had the old Mechanix Insulated Originals for years now. They were one of the first bits of kit I bought specifically for the Army, and they’ve always been in my bergen ever since. They remained a mainstay … Continue reading SKD PIG Insulated Vs. Mechanix Cold Weather Insulated
This review is a little different, as I’m not focusing on a piece of gear in itself, but in how it works in a setup.
Every tactical gear company have their own "flagship" product. This may not necessarily be their most popular product, but the one they are known for across the industry. For example HSGI and their 'Taco' pouches, C2R with the 'TacPad' and in my opinion Platatac's chest rigs. The running theme throughout Plat's line is the focus … Continue reading Plat-Off: Peacekeeper vs. VM