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Enforce Tac: Direct Action Unveils VANGUARD Combat Uniform

SPITFIRE MKII Plate Carrier +  VANGUARD Combat Uniform

Direct Action bring new products to be shown exclusively at Enforce Tac. Within the whole range of presented gear and garments their newest SPITFIRE MKII Plate Carrier, a complete combat uniform stands out: The VANGUARD, composed of VANGUARD Combat Shirt and VANGUARD Combat Trousers, each with Invista Cordura 500D reinforcements.

Direct Action are focused on constant evolution of their products. Thanks to the feedback from users around the world, the company, who share the same owner as Helikon-Tex, were able to create a combat uniform that is one of the most important layers you have on you during any operations. It protects against abrasions from environment, but also should provide proper freedom of movement. 

Weighing 460g/1.01lbs and made of Polartec PowerDry FR and NYCO fabric VANGUARD combat shirt is made of top-quality fabrics. The torso is made of Polartec PowerDry FR fabric that is not only pleasant to touch, but also stretchable, as well as transfers the moisture away from the body. The sleeves are made of NYCO fabric that is durable, yet breathable. Reinforcements on the elbows, that work as pockets for protective pads, are made of Cordura 500D fabric. There are additional zippered pockets on shoulders with soft loop panels for personalisation.

At 602g/1.33lbs, the VANGUARD combat trousers were made specially to provide as much freedom of movement as possible without compromising the durability. Made of NYCO fabric with Cordura 500D reinforcements on the knees, these pants will serve you well on any mission. Numerous pockets, including classic hip pockets, zippered front pockets and hook&loop closed pockets on thighs will fit all your necessities. The hook&loop pockets can be used as improvised dump pouches. Hook&loop flaps on leg cuffs and knees allows you to adjust the pants to your needs. Additionally, to provide even more freedom of movement, the pants feature numerous gussets made of 4-way elastic softshell fabric.


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Weighing 430g/0,95lbs is made of Invista Cordura 500D fabric and proprietary laminate, has an optional accessory cutaway system, compatible also with the SPITFIRE Plate, includes back zippers compatible with Crye Precision AVS standard and front buckles for attaching flaps or chest rigs; buckles compatible with Mayflower/Velocity Systems standard, and features PTT mounting points, cables/hydration tube stabilisers, a zippered chest pocket on front and optional comfort pads, compatible with the standard SPITFIRE Plate Carrier comfort pads.


Thanks to the feedback from users around the world, the company were able to create the new, improved version of one of their top products: the SPITFIRE Plate Carrier. The MK II version may look simpler, but in fact it is much more scalable and mission configurable. The company has decided to strip down the carrier of unnecessary PALS slots under the flap and on the back as well as enlarge the loop panel on the front for large LE patches. Even more – they made it lighter than the standard version. Thanks to numerous new flaps, back panels and cummerbunds one is able to make the carrier the way one actually needs it.


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