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The Propper ECWCS jackets are cold weather jackets intended for the harshest weather conditions. ECWCS is short for Extended/Extreme Cold Weather Clothing System. ECWCS was developed in the mid 1980s with the intentions to be worn by military personnel stationed in regions that experience extreme cold weather conditions. The ECWCS system was developed by the US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering center. The ECWCS is constructed to keep a person comfortable in temperatures ranging from -60 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit, -51 to 4 degrees Celsius. Over the years the construction of new generations of ECWCS has been developed, using different materials and designs. Proppers ECWCS jacket is constructed of durable water resistant Gore-Tex material featuring reinforced elbow pads, a roll away hood that can be stored in the collar and cargo pockets with hand warmers. Proppers ECWCS jacket is Near Infrared (NIR) compliant, approved for military operations and meets military specifications MIL-P-44188. ECWCS jackets arent only worn by members of the US military, civilians as well can wear these jackets to protect from harsh weather conditions. The Propper ECWCS jackets are commonly referred to as ECWCS parkas, generation 2 ECWCS jackets, gen 2 ecwcs, acupat arpat parka, ACU digital camouflage gortex jacket, extreme cold weather coats, official army digital parka, ekwaks jackets, ECWCS extreme cold weather clothing system parkas, digital camouflage jackets parkas coats.
The Propper ECWCS pants are pants specialty made to be worn to protect against environmental dangers and extreme weather conditions. ECWCS pronounced EK-wax is short for Extended/Extreme Cold Weather Clothing System. ECWCS was developed in the 1980s as a protective clothing system by the United States Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. The ECWCS is constructed to keep a person comfortable in temperatures ranging from -60 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit, -51 to 4 degrees Celsius. The ECWCS pants are constructed of 3 layers, the outer layer being abrasion resistant taslan nylon, an intermediate layer made of Gore-Tex membrane to offer durable waterproof, windproof and breathable quality and an inner layer made of unlaminated nylon. The ECWCS pants features hemmed bottoms, moisture wicking barriers at cuffs, two cargo pockets, zippered leg openings, reinforced knees and seat and is Near Infrared (NIR) compliant. Proppers second generation ECWCS pants can be seen worn by members of US Marines, US Special Forces, US Army and the US Air Force stationed in terrains with extreme environments such as Norway and Bosnia to Afghanistan. Civilians exposed to extreme weather conditions have worn ECWCS pants to protect against environmental dangers. The Propper ECWCS pants are commonly referred to as ECWCS pants, generation 2 ECWCS pants, gen 2 ecwcs, acupat arpat pants, ACU digital camouflage gortex pants, extreme cold weather pants, official army digital bottoms, ekwaks pants, ECWCS extreme cold weather clothing system trousers, digital camouflage pants, ECWCS trousers, camo pants, camouflage pants, cold weather pants, propper cold weather trousers, digital camouflage ekwaks pants, army uniform winter trousers, military pants.
ACU Patrol Caps
The Propper ACU patrol cap is the current official issued headwear worn by the US Army. ACU is short for Army Combat Uniform, the current combat uniform of the US Army. The pattern used for ACUs is universal digital camouflage, which comprises the colors grey, tan and sage green into a digital pattern. The ACU replaced the previous standard uniform, the BDU short for Battle Dress Uniform. The ACU replaced the BDU completely in December of 2007 as the official uniform to be used during battle. Proppers ACU patrol caps are near infrared (NIR) compliant. Some ACU patrol caps are treated with permethrin, an active ingredient that repels mosquitoes, ticks, ants, chiggers, and other insects. Proppers ACU patrol cap is a soft cap with a flat top that features a thick bill and an internal pocket to store documents and maps. ACU patrol caps are issued to members of the US Army, but they can be worn by anyone for comfort from the sun. The Propper ACU patrol cap is sometimes referred to as ACU Caps, ACU hat, army digital cap for ACU, army hats, digital ACU cap, camo caps, camouflage cap, camo hat, camouflage hat, acu digital camouflage fatigue caps, arpat caps, acupat official caps, army combat uniform cap.
The Propper boonie hats are a type of hat featuring a wide brim around the entire hat. The boonie hat was first introduced to the US Armed forces during the Vietnam War, when green berets first started to wear them. The US Army officially issued boonies hats in 1967, called Hat, Jungle, with Insect Net and was issued in the colors olive drab, tiger stripe Camouflage, and ERDL pattern which is identical to woodland camouflage. It is common to see fabric tape sewn around the crown of the boonie hat so additional vegetation can be held and used as camouflage. Straps are often found on boonie hats to secure and fasten the hat on the head. Boonie hats had replaced fatigues caps, which were being worn previous to the Vietnam War. They were and still are being produced with nets to protect the face from being bit by insects. These hats can be seen worn by many people to keep the sun out of their face. The proper boonie hats are commonly refered to as boonie caps, army boonie hats, military boonie hat, camo jungle hat, sun hats, wide brim sun hats, fishing shade hats, hunting boonies.
The Propper ACU coat, Army Combat Uniform coat is the newly designed battle uniform coat worn by the US Army. The ACU was picked over previous issued combat uniforms including the Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) and the Desert Camouflage Uniforms (DCU) which were once standard uniforms of the US Army in the 1980s and 1990s. The ACU features constructional design changes and a different camouflage patterns that makes it superior to previous standard uniforms. The camouflage pattern used for the ACU is Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP), sometimes referred to as Army ACU Digital camouflage. The universal camouflage comprises the colors green, tan and grey digitalized to work effectively in multiple terrains like the desert, woodland, and urban environments. Proppers ACU coats are issued in different camouflage colors, Universal Camouflage being the standard issue of the US Army and other patterns as digital desert, digital subdued, digital woodland and multicam camouflage. There are selections of ACU coats produced by Propper with different features, an original ACU, flame resistant ACU, and no fly zone ACU. The flame resistant ACU (FR ACU) is constructed with defender M which features Lenzing FR fibers, a fire resistant and self extinguishing fabric that will not melt or drip when in contact with open fire. The fire/flame resistant properties are part of the fabric, therefore it will never wash or wear out. The defender M fabric is comfortable and lightweight fabric with breathable Lenzing FR fibers that keeps you cooler by absorbing perspiration faster. Lenzing FR protects the skin from all kind of heat, fire, radiant heat, electric arcs, molten metals and flash fires. The FR ACU is built to military specifications (FQ/PD 04-05A) and is Near Infrared (NIR) compliant. The no fly zone ACU is treated with Permethrin, an insect repellent that repels mosquitoes, ticks, ants, chiggers, fleas and other insects. Each of the different ACUs is treated with a Dupont Teflon finish to make it resistant to water and stains. The ACU coat features a fade, shrink, and wrinkle resistant fabric, slanted chest pockets, 3 slot pen/pencil pocket at the bottom on the sleeve, and external elbow pouches with a hook and loop closure. Proppers ACU coats are sewn to military specifications (FQ/PD 04-04A), Near Infrared (NIR) compliant and approved for military operations. Military personnel are seen wearing the ACU coat as a standard issue combat coat for military and tactical purposes. The ACU is the most popular military uniform being issued and is used for tactical operations and other purposes outside the army by professionals. The Propper ACU coats are commonly referred to as ACU shirts, ACU jackets, army coat, army jacket, army field jacket, camo coat, camo jacket, camouflage coat, camouflage jacket, digital camo jacket, military coat, military jacket, acu digital shirt, new army uniform coat, universal camo fatigue shirt, governemtn approved army uniforms, propper acu clothing, digital acu pant, us army acus, nyco pants.
BDU Shirts & Coats
The Propper BDU shirts and coats, short for Battle Dress Uniform coat, was once the standard issued battle uniform coat worm by the armed forces of the United States. The BDU coats feature 4 pockets on the front, while the BDU shirts contain 2 pockets on the front. BDUs have been the standard issued battle uniform since 1981 but recently have been replaced or are in the process of being replaced by more efficient uniforms in each military branch. The BDU was originally issued in woodland camouflage, comprised of two shades of green, brown and black but now can be found in many camouflage patterns and solid colors. The BDU was originally issued conveniently in two 2 designs, a hot weather BDU (HWBDU) and a temperate weather BDU (TWBDU). Selected BDU coats are equipped with Near Infrared (NIR) technology, approved for military operation, and are sewn to military specifications (MIL-C-44048G). Propper BDU coats feature 4 pockets, a chest pencil pocket, double reinforced elbows for durability and adjustable sleeve buttons. BDU coats arent only worn by military personnel as a battle uniform but also by other professionals such as law enforcement and SWAT as a tactical coat. Individuals looking for a military look without sacrificing warmth and comfort can wear these coats for a genuine military look. The Propper BDU coats are also known as Propper BDU coats, b.d.u. shirts, BDU jackets, military BDU coat, military BDU jacket, camo BDU coats, camouflage BDU coat, camo BDU jacket, camouflage BDU jacket, battle dress uniform coat, battle dress uniform jacket, 4 pocket cargo shirt, quality bdu shirt, genuine us army bdu shirt, BDU shirt, camo BDU shirts, camouflage BDU shirt, camouflage shirts, army shirts, military shirts, tactical shirts, camo long sleeve shirt, camouflage long sleeve shirts.
The Propper ACU pants are pants specifically made to be worn by the US Army as their official pants of the battle uniform. ACU is short for Army Combat Uniform, the new standard battle uniform replacing the old standards, the Battles Dress Uniform (BDU) and the Desert Camouflage Uniform (DCU). The ACU completely replaced the BDU in December of 2007 after being introduced in 2004. The standard army issue ACU uses a camouflage pattern called Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP) or sometimes commonly referred to as Army ACU digital camouflage and is comprised of the colors slate grey, desert sand and foliage green in a digital pattern. The ACU is also issued in other camouflage patterns such as digital desert camouflage, digital subdued camouflage, digital woodland camouflage and mulitcam camouflage though the Universal Camouflage pattern is used by the US Army. The newly added features to the ACU pants that werent available with the BDU pants are as follows knee pouches to insert knee pads, elastic leg cuffs, forward tilted thigh pockets equipped with elastic draw strings and Velcro for closure, and two calf storage pockets with Velcro closure. According to Army specifications (AR 670-1) there is an option to have pants legs bloused but can not extend beyond the third eyelet of the boots. Besides the original ACU pants, there are two additional designs, a fire resistant pair of ACU pants and a bug repellent pair. The flame resistant ACU (FR ACU) is constructed with defender M which features Lenzing FR fibers, a fire resistant and self extinguishing fabric that will not melt or drip when in contact with open fire. The fire/flame resistant properties are part of the fabric, therefore it will never wash or wear out. The defender M fabric is comfortable and lightweight fabric with breathable Lenzing FR fibers that keeps you cooler by absorbing perspiration faster. Lenzing FR protects the skin from all kind of heat, fire, radiant heat, electric arcs, molten metals and flash fires. The FR ACU is built to military specifications (FQ/PD 04-05A) and is Near Infrared (NIR) compliant. The No Fly Zone ACU pants are ACU pants treated with Permethrin, an insect repellent. Permethrin repels against mosquitoes, ticks, ants, chiggers, flies and midges and also is built to military specifications (FQ/PD 04-05A). Permethrin is crosslinked onto fabric during before the manufacturing of a product to ensure a consistent application, after 50 washes certain fabrics contained as much as 83% to 87% Permethrin. Permethrin is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and tested by the US military. Proppers ACU pants are commonly seen worn among soldiers part of the battle uniforms. Depending on the soldiers location he can choose between the original ACU pants, the flame resistant ACU pants, or the No Fly Zone ACU pants. ACU pants are also seen being worn by civilians for comfort, design and also for tactical operations. The flame resistant and no fly zone ACU pants can be useful to professionals who are subjected to open flames or to insects. The ACU pants offered by Propper International are also commonly referred to as ACU pants, ACU trousers, acu camo pants, acu digital camouflage pants, digital ACU pants, army combat uniform pants, army combat uniform, the ACU, acu digital slacks, new army digital pants in ACUPAT, ARPAT, official universal camouflage, acu digital camouflage, army digital, new army camo pants, genuine army uniform pants, military fatigues, camo trousers bottoms, army surplus fatigues.
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