GreenZone™ features in STEYR MANNLICHER promo videos

One of our Austrian fans tipped us off today about these two promo videos from Austrian arms manufacturer STEYR MANNLICHER.

In each video, the marksman is attired in SABRE-brand smocks, trousers and boonie hats.  We’re proud to be associated with such a renowned global brand as STEYR.  Danke schoen!



NEW – Field Duty Design Trousers from Applied Orange Performance Equipment

Applied Orange announced their new “Advanced Line” of non-FR products a couple of months ago.  Now they’ve released full details of their new trouser design.

Applied Orange describe their FDD trouser as a solid all-round design that works great for basic outdoor, military, law enforcement, milsim, and Close Protection use.  As the graphic below illustrates, the trousers are loaded with great, practical features.

GreenZone FDD trousers

Currently available in PenCott-GreenZone™, other PenCott™ color options will be added according to demand. In stock in sizes from Small to Extra Large, and in Regular and Long lengths.


Battle Systems MPIL MK1 (Marker Panel, Individual, Lightweight) – now available in GreenZone™ and BadLands™

The Battle Systems MPIL MK1 (Marker Panel, Individual, Lightweight) is now available in PenCott-BadLandsand GreenZone.

10262063_715202138503306_1423934171680607616_nThe MPIL MK1 is designed and manufactured in the USA by Battle Systems LLC, and is intended to be a replacement for the legacy VS-17 panels commonly used in the military for signaling and recognition. The MPIL MK1 however, is extremely packable and lightweight – which makes it far more practical and convenient to use as an individual signal panel.

305548_407476665942523_965269732_nSpecial Features:

  • Gutted 550 cord loops on each corner to secure the marker panel to a surface
  • 2″x2″ IR square will be available as a drop-down menu option when ordering (US orders only; ITAR restricted item)
  • Packable and lightweight, the Marker Panel, Individual, LW easily stores in your shoulder or calf pocket – also a perfect fit in an admin/utility pouch

1535701_655568584466662_1421825278_nBattle Systems LLC is two infantry Marine veterans; 0331 and 0351. They design and make products intended for infantry use based on their combined experience of 6 deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, international training operations, stateside schools, and cadre experience at the USMC Mountain Warfare Training Center.

The Marker Panel, Individual, LW is ideal for civilian applications as well. Stow an MPIL in your backpacking/adventure gear as part of your signal/survival kit.  As seen below on the top of Mt. Baker, WA. (10,781 ft).


If you’re trekking in the alpines or the lowlands and anywhere in between, you should definitely have a proper signaling contingency. Achieving this with the most compact, lightweight package possible is what the MPIL System is all about.

Visit Battle Systems website  ( ) for further information on the MPIL MK1, and the rest of their great products.


UF PRO Striker XT BDU system released – available for pre-order

UF PRO have released full details of their new STRIKER XT BDU system. The STRIKER XT system consists of a combat shirt, combat pants, and combat jacket which feature several enhancements over the original STRIKER line.  All items in the STRIKER XT line-up are now available for pre-order.

UF PRO Striker XT

Striker XT Combat Shirt


Based on the previous Striker Combat Shirt, the XT model features a new cut and improvements to comfort and functionality.

The torso is composed of 100% polyester with abrasion-resistant knitware, and the armpit area is composed of a mix of polyester and merino wool for durability, comfort, and odor-inhibition.

UF PRO air/pac inserts in the shoulder area distribute weight and prevent thermal bridges.


The cut of the sleeve and the slide-in elbow pockets have been ergonomically improved so that the wearer will always land on the inserted D3O elbow protection. Large upper arm pockets with Velcro, and forearm pockets with additional phone clasp allow for storage of important items.

 Striker XT Combat Pants


The Striker XT pant is made from 50/50 NyCo ripstop fabric (the SloCam variant is made from a 67/33 PolyCotton blend) and features a proximal anatomic cut with inserted stretch areas made from a resilient Schoeller-dynamic stretch material for limitless comfortable movement.

The XT pant has a functional pocket configuration:

  • Large 2-way access side pocket with inner compartments and attached gear pocket
  • Security pocket
  • Large lower leg pockets
  • Knife or magazine pocket


The pants also feature a front zipper with two zip sliders, and a high belt area with double belt loops.

Striker XT Combat Jacket


The Striker XT Combat Jacket is a multipurpose outer layer field jacket, made from 50/50 NyCo ripstop fabric.

The shoulders feature UF PRO air/pac inserts to distribute weight and prevent thermal bridges.

The arms feature pockets on the upper arms with large Velcro area, elbow pockets for D3O Trio Mid protectors, and cuff adjusters.

Four front pockets with inner compartments and a back pocket offer ample storage.

Additional features include a stow away hood, waist draw cord, lower hem adjustment, and side vents.


The STRIKER XT line is available in PenCott-GreenZone.  PenCott-BadLands™ will also be available in the near future.

Pre-orders are available with an introductory price of 5% off.

Orders will start shipping on May 13th, 2014.


Visit the UF PRO website for further information: