Sneak Peek – Drivers Vest

Kicking it old school.

A blast from the past, memories of my mis-spent youth.

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TRIP REPORT – LandForces Conference, June 2021

LandForces Conference was on again this year.

It’s billed as a forum for decision-makers throughout the region to enable networking opportunities between manufacturers, senior management (both civil and military), and equipment/service suppliers. This means there’s some really big international conglomerates as well as small business.

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SNEAK PEEK – Woody’s Wynda

It was at LandForces Conference earlier this year that we were fortunate to meet and have a chinwag with the team behind Woody’s Wyndas.

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REVIEW – AttackPak Defender Sustainment Pack

ITEM: Defender Sustainment Pack

MANUFACTURER: AttackPak

DESCRIPTION:

A top loading, long range pack with a unique hip-loading belt arrangement.

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Kit – Using It, Fighting Order

Fighting Order (aka Second Line).

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The previous two articles in this series speaking of the general over-arching concepts (seen HERE) and our Third Line, or Marching Order (seen HERE). Now, let us continue the saga to discuss the Second Line or Fighting/Patrol Order.

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REVIEW – Crossfire GP Jacket

ITEM: General Purpose Jacket

MANUFACTURER: Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION:

A modern general purpose smock/jacket based on the venerable M-65 design.

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Sneak Peek – AttackPAK

We’ve spoken of our friends at AttackPAK previously.
We met them a couple of years ago at SHOT Show, and they’ve done us a huge favour by sending a Defender Sustainment pack for evaluation and review.

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REVIEW – High Range Outdoors MR40

ITEM: MR (Mid-Range) 40 pack

MANUFACTURER: High Range Outdoors

DESCRIPTION:

Modular 40L pack that can be used for day trips or lightweight, multi-day journeys.


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REVIEW – Crossfire DG-3A (New Generation)

ITEM: DG-3A New Generation

MANUFACTURER: Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION:

A 55L polymer-framed patrol pack intended to replace the ALICE pack.

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REVIEW – Mystery Ranch SATL

ITEM: SATL Assault Ruck

MANUFACTURER: Mystery Ranch

DESCRIPTION:

An internal frame, top loading general purpose rucksack of 56L capacity.

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