Phokus Research Group Hoplite

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear on November 28th, 2013 by M M

The Hoplite from Phokus Research Group is a Night Vision Focusing Cover that installs on night vision goggles. It utilizes interchangeable apertures which allow the user to leave the NVG focused at infinity then flip the cover closed for close-up work. It also provides dust and scratch protection for the lens.

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Crye Precision AirFrame Helmet

Posted in Crye Precision, Headwear, MANUFACTURER SECTIONS, Protective on March 14th, 2011 by M M

The Crye Precision AirFrame Helmet made its public debut at the 2010 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. It was back this year at the 2011 SHOT Show; available for purchase but not heavily advertised to the public. In typical Crye fashion, Crye took a different approach when designing the AirFrame from the ground up, with its separate front and rear ballistic shells.

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215 Gear Operators Hat, ELW

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear on January 14th, 2011 by M M

When 215Gear came out with their Bended Operators Hat, which has mesh side panels for ventilation, I thought “It’d be great if they made an ALL-mesh hat” and suggested that back in December ’08 in the Blended Operators hat writeup. Well, they’ve finally come out with one. It’s called the Operators Hat, ELW (Extremely Light Weight) and promises to be most breathable tactical hat yet.

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Down Range Gear NRL

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear on September 24th, 2010 by M M

The NRL (NOD Retention Lanyard) from Down Range Gear is a simple, effective and inexpensive way to ensure that your expensive night vision goggles don’t end up on the ground if they come off your helmet. Shown here are a couple of variants of the NRL, including the new one for the Ops-Core VAS shroud. It requires no specialized tools to install nor interferes with the operation of the optic.

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S.O.D. Boonie Hat

Posted in GEAR, Headwear on September 19th, 2010 by M M

S.O.D. (Special Operation Department) is an Italian manufacturer of military clothing that collaborates with and produces clothing and equipment that is used by Italian and allied military units in a variety of theatres. Shown here is their Boonie Hat in their proprietary colour, HCS (Hybrid Coyote Sage), as well as Desertico CB62.

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Wilcox Industries L4 G24 NVG Mount

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear on June 4th, 2010 by M M

When discussing night vision goggle/device helmet mounting systems, you can bet that the name ‘Wilcox’ will be brought up sooner than later. No wonder, as Wilcox Industries Inc. is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of high-end tactical equipment used by our Special Operations Forces. They manufacture a comprehensive list of night vision mounting systems, including the new L4 G24 Breakaway Lever Mount shown here, which is compatible with the standard USGI helmet shroud and Ops-Core VAS.

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OPS-CORE ACH Occ-Dialâ„¢ Liner Kit

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear on August 21st, 2009 by M M

When Ops-Core introduced their Head-Loc retention system for the ACH/MICH; they set the standard for helmet stability when used as a platform for NVGs and other helmet mounted equipment. Ops-Core is now offering a new helmet retention system for the ACH/MICH, based on the liner and pad system used on their FAST helmet. It’s called the ACH Occ-Dial Liner kit, and it’s available in Urban Tan, Foliage Green and Black.

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215 Gear Visor and Coyote Blended Operators Hat

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear on May 1st, 2009 by M M

If you want to shade your eyes from the sun with a hat, but don’t really want to cover your entire head, then 215Gear might have just the product for you. 215Gear has introduced a Visor for the tactical crowd.

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OPS-CORE FAST Bump Helmet

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear, Protective on April 1st, 2009 by M M

Back at the 2008 SHOT Show (I missed the 2009 one), prototypes of Ops-Core’s new helmets were on display, along with their Head-Loc Retention System. The FAST (Future Assault Shell Technology) helmet prototypes caught everyone’s attention, as they incorporated a lot of new features and modularity no other helmet offered. Well, the FAST Helmets are finally available, and if I had to pick one word to describe them, it’d be ‘WOW!’. The FAST Helmets take helmet technology to whole different level and have set the bar at a new high.

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Revision Eyewear Sawfly®-TX Tactical Eyewear System

Posted in EQUIPMENT, Headwear on February 13th, 2009 by M M

The Sawfly-TX Tactical Eyewear System from Revision Eyewear is the next generation ballistic spectacle that is designed to provide superior communications and headset capability with two custom lens shapes for enhanced mission performance.

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