Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Crye Precision Military Gear SHOT Show 2014

We were a bit star struck with the new SIX12 Shotgun that Crye Precision surprised everyone with at SHOT Show 2014, but they had a lot of other great new apparel and gear on display. It is a bit crowded in the Crye Precision booth, but here are a couple angles on the Crye Precision FIELDSUIT and COMBATSUIT. These are similar one piece designs built as a comfortable coverall providing the same mobility as a shirt-trouser set with a patent pending zipper design. Each suit has an internal waist adjuster, cargo pockets w/ zip closure, reinforced seat, gusseted crotch, and bicep pockets. 

The COMBATSUIT stands apart with stretch knee panels, while both have reinforced knees capable of holding the Airflex Combat Kneepads. The FIELDSUIT has inset chest pockets for use with body armor. Both suits are manufactured with the same material as the FR ACU and and will be available in Black, MultiCam, and Ranger Green by the Summer.

To the right you can see their Smart Pouch Suite, which we didn't get a proper photo, but includes a Frag Pouch, 5.56-7.62 MBITR Pouch, 152/Bottle Pouch, GP Pouch 6x6x3, GP Pouch 9x7x3, and GP Pouch 11x6x4

Crye Precision Hitcoat Vest and Hitcoat Sleeves
The Crye Precision Hitcoat combines the Hitcoat Vest and Sleeves, which can be worn together or separately. The Hitcoat Vest features NIJ IIIA Compliant Armor and a zip front closure. The vest is low profile and has a stretch panel for overall comfort when on the move. The sleeves also feature NIJ IIIA protection covering the neck, shoulder, bicep, and forearms. It can be attached to many different vests with a MOLLE or Velcro attachment kit and is well ventilated. Added protection is provided at the elbow and shoulder joints. 

Crye Precision LWF Jacket
The LWF Jacket is an insulated shell utilizing a slick faced custom fleece fabric. The outershell is water and stain resistant. The jacket is designed with an athletic form fit and is very flexible for mobility. It features zip handwarmer pockets, integrated thumb loops, draw cord at the hem, and an internal chest pocket. Expect the Crye Precision LWF Jacket by this Spring.

Crye Precision Airframe ATX
The Airframe ATX Helmet features NIJ Level IIIA ballistic protection with the Crye Precision vented shell design and other features of the original Airframe. The new helment is geared toward law enforcement with and will be available this Fall in Black, Tan, and Ranger Green. 

Crye Precision Field Shell 2
Crye Precision updated the Field Shell with a more athletic fit for the Field Shell 2. It still features the Nano STX 4-way stretch fabric and now has inner stretch cuff baffles for a secure fit rather than the previous adjustable hook and loop cuffs. The Field Shell 2 also features a more standard solid hook face rather than two hook strips on the bicep pockets. It will be available this fall in Black, MultiCam, and Ranger Green. 

Halfjak Insulated, LEO1 Pants, Compact Assault Ghillie
The Halfjak Insulated is the latest variant of the minimalist over-armor outwear, which now features a ClimaShield loft in conjunction with the Nano STX shell. We touched on the LEO1 Pants covering the camo on hand, which are a more affordable version of the Crye Precision Combat Pant with a professional aesthetic for a duty uniform. Of course you recognize the Compact Assault Ghillie again this year, which as far as we know didn't make an early departure from the show.

Crye Precision Low Profile Chest Rig
In addition Crye Precision released a Loft Jacket, which is an insulated softshell with stowable hood and stretch cuff with integrated thumb loops. You can see parts of it in the LWF Jacket and Field Shell 2 Shots, but clearly we were too excited to get a proper photo. They will also be offering a Low Profile Chest Rig that is featured in their catalog with a zip front closure. The skeletal cummerbund allows you to mount items to the inside of the rig for better concealment while held against the body.