The APECS, short for All Purpose Environmental Clothing System is an outer layer set of a parka and trouser. The APECS is worn by both the US Marine Corps and the US Air Force during extreme weather conditions. The APECS was chosen over the 4th layer of the Generations 2 ECWCS due to its superior qualities. Advantages of the APECS include it is lighter in weight, lower in bulk, generates less noise, is more moisture vapor permeable and has an improved water repellency when compared to the ECWCS. The NIR technology featured in the APECS resists detection by night vision equipment. The APECS garments are used by both the US Air Force and the US Marine Corps, When used by the US Air Force the APECS features a digital tiger stripe camouflage pattern and when used by the US Marines Corps it features a digital desert camouflage pattern. The APECS outer layer garments are commonly referred to as USMC APECS, APECS parka, APECS trousers, Marine APECS, Air Force Apecs, camouflage parkas, camouflage trousers.
The Propper APECS jacket is a heavy duty jacket for usage during mild to extreme cold weather conditions. APECS is short for All Purpose Environmental Clothing System. The APECS was issued by the Marine Corps intended for use instead of the 3rd generation Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS). Proppers APECS jacket features a tiger stripe camouflage color. The APECS jacket is constructed of a durable ultra light Gore-Tex fabric. The advantage of using the Gore-Tex fabric is its waterproof properties and is highly breathable. The APECS jacket features several pockets to store equipment, documents, maps and much more. The hood of the APECS jacket can be rolled up and stored to prevent the hood from getting in the way or causing any distractions. The APECS jacket is Near Infrared (NIR) Compliant. The first contract to produce the APECS was let to Propper International in July of 2003 Proppers APECS jacket is seen worn by members of the US Air force and the US Marines, but is not limited to only them. APECS jackets can be worn by anyone with a desire for a jacket that can keep you warm, keep you dry and offers breathability. Proppers APECS jackets are commonly referred to as APECS parka, ABU APECS jacket, APEC jacket, air force APECS jacket, extreme cold weather parkas, official military coats, abu uniform parka, usaf apecs coat, digital camo parkas.
The Propper APECS pants are a heavy duty pair of pants that can be used as an alternative to layer 4 of the generation II Extended/Extreme Cold Weather Clothing Systems (ECWCS). APECS is short for All Purpose Environmental Clothing System and is the third generation outer set of parkas and trousers with a reduced weight and noise output. The APECS pants increases Infrared (IR) and environmental protection and also features a digital desert camouflage, MARPAT and digital tiger stripe camouflage, ABU colors. Proppers APECS pants are sewn to military specifications (MIL-DTL-32158) and is approved for us by the US Marines and the US Air Force. Proppers APECS pants are constructed of an ultralight weight Gore-Tex fabric that offers superior breathability. The Gore-Tex fabric is durable, waterproof, and contamination resistant. Features of Proppers APECS pants are an elastic drawcord at the waist, slide fastener front fly, slide fastener ankle opening, lower leg adjustment tabs, two front hip pass-thru openings with flaps, cargo pockets with elasticized openings and buttoned flaps, and reinforcement patches at the seat and knees of the pants to guarantee durability. Proppers APECS pants are commonly seen worn by members of the US Air Force and the US Marines when operating in cold terrains. Individuals subjected to colder environments are seen with Proppers APECS pants for warmth and comfort. The proper APECS pants by proper are commonly referred to as APECS trousers, camo trousers, camouflage trousers, camo pants, camouflage pants, digital camouflage pants, military cold weather pants, ecwcs army pants, air force pants, digital camo slacks, tactical pants, ecwcs pants, extreme cold weather trousers, digital camouflage military fatigues.
USAF Shirts & Coats
The USAF shirts & coats are shirts & coats used by the US Air Force, ABU shirts, APECS jacket, and MCPS jacket. The ABU shirts are the official issue combat shirts used by the US Air Force. The ABU is currently in the process of phasing out the BDU, once the standard battle uniform used by all branches of the US military. The ABU is expected to completely replace the BDU by fiscal year 2011. The camouflage pattern used for the ABU is digital tiger stripe, composed of the colors tan, grey, green and slate blue (air force blue) in a digital pattern. Both the MCPS and APECS are jackets meant to be worn when operating an air craft. The MCPS and APECS jackets provide the pilot with protection from extreme weather conditions that might affect ones performance. MCPS is short for Multi-Climate Protection System and APECS stand for All Purpose Environmental Clothing System. Proppers USAF shirts & coats are commonly referred to as ABU shirts, ABU jackets, air force coat, us air force jacket, camo jackets, digital camouflage jackets, digital camo jacket, digital tiger stripe camouflage shirt, new usaf uniform shirt, abu 4 pocket coat, af mil-spec shirt, propper abu uniform shirts, cold weather jackets, air force jacket, usaf jacket, air force outerwear.
The USAF pants are pants used by the US Air Force, ABU pants, APECS pants, and MCPS pants. The ABU pants are the official issue combat pants used by the US Air Force. The ABU is currently in the process of phasing out the BDU, once the standard battle uniform used by all branches of the US military. The ABU is expected to completely replace the BDU by fiscal year 2011. The camouflage pattern used for the ABU is digital tiger stripe, composed of the colors tan, grey, green and slate blue (air force blue) in a digital pattern. Both the MCPS and APECS are pants meant to be worn when operating an air craft. The MCPS and APECS pants provide the pilot with protection from extreme weather conditions that might affect ones performance. MCPS is short for Multi-Climate Protection System and APECS stand for All Purpose Environmental Clothing System. Proppers USAF pants are commonly referred to as abu pants, airman battle pants, abu trousers, airforce pants, air force trousers, apecs pants, mcps pants, cold weather pants, combat pants, battle pants, camouflage pants, digital camo pants, digital tiger stripe pants, air force trousers.
Digital Camo Jackets & Parkas
The digital camo jackets & parkas are jackets & parkas featuring a digital camouflage pattern. Jackets & parkas featuring a digital camouflage pattern are the APECS parkas, M65 field coat, ECWCS parkas and APCU rain jackets. The APECS parka features both a digital tiger stripe camouflage and a digital desert camouflage. The APECS (All Purpose Environmental Clothing System) parka was issue instead of the 3rd generation ECWCS parka for use by the US Air Force. The ECWCS (Extended/Extreme Cold Weather Clothing System) parka is part of the ECWCS layering system which was developed in the mid 1980s intended to be worn by military personnel stationed in regions that experience harsh weather conditions. The APCU rain jackets are part of the Advanced Protective Combat Uniforms layering system. The APCU consist of 7 layers is an alternative layering system to the ECWCS laying system. The APCU rain jacket is the 6 layer of the APCU layering system. Proppers digital camo jackets & parkas are commonly referred to as digital jackets, digital camo parkas, digital camouflage jacket, military outerwear, military camouflage jackets, acu digital jacket, abu digital coat, air force jacket, military parka, cold weather jacket, rain jacket, new digital camo jackets, army camo parka, military camo jacket, m65 jacket, ecwcs jacket, ek-wax parka, m-65 coat.
Digital Camo Pants
The digital camo pants are pants with a digital camouflage design. The type of pants can vary between ACU, APECS, ABU, ECWCS and APCU pants, but they all have a digital camouflage pattern. Each pair of pants has a different purpose, for a tactical pair of pants one will choose an ACU or an ABU. To protect against extreme weather conditions it will be ideal to get an APECS, ECWCS or APCU. Digital camouflage patterns include digital desert camo, digital subdued camo, digital tiger stripe camo, digital woodland camo and universal camo. Proppers digital camouflage pants are commonly referred to as ACU digital pants, ABU digital trousers, digital pants, camo digital pants, army camo digital pants, digital camo uniform, digital camo pants, digital woodland pants, subdued digital camo, military digital pants, military pants, marine digital camo trousers, air force digital camo pants, MARPAT pants, ARPAT pants.
The Propper camo pants are pants with a camouflage pattern on them. The Propper camo pants can be different model of pants ranging from BDU pants to ACU pants to APECS pants, but they all have a camouflage design. Popular camouflage colors include woodland camouflage, universal camouflage, urban camouflage, digital tiger stripe camouflage and desert camouflage. Camo pants are commonly seen worn by military personnel when on tactical operations to blend in to their surroundings. The pants are also seen being worn by individuals for fashion reasons and to maintain warmth without sacrificing comfort. The Propper camo pants are referred to as camouflage pants, camouflage trousers, digital camo pants, camo BDU pants, camoflauge pants, camo trousers, camouflage trousers, military camouflage pants, digital camo trousers, army fatigues, cargo b.d.u.s, camo pants, camouflage military fatigues pants.
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