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Outdoor Research | New Line of Apparel

2017 Outdoor Research Tactical Apparel

The Seattle based company has delivered technical apparel to the outdoor and mountaineering community since 1981; with this experience Outdoor Research has made the decision of entering the high-end tactical modular apparel segment of the market with the 2017 line.
The close relationship with highly experienced users within the special forces community has brought valuable feedback that was leveraged to develop products designed for high performance activities even in extreme environments. For many years Outdoor Research has designed garments with an high attention to details and materials, most of which are exceptionally innovative.

Infiltrator Jacket and Pants:

The Infiltrator jacket and pants are designed to provide the soldier with a high level of protection from the elements while allowing a high degree of flexibility and movement during performance activities with the GORE-TEX® Fabric with Stretch Technology. This innovative material is lightweight and stretches while still retaining its waterproofing properties. The jacket and pants are available in Multicam, Coyote and Mas Grey (although the one showed in the picture is an early prototype without matching zipper and logo).

Outdoor Research Infiltrator Jacket Multicam

Infiltrator Jacket:

  • Fully adjustable advanced combat helmet compatible Halo-Hood
  • YKK AquaGuard Vislon zippers
  • Zip hand pockets
  • Torso Flo venting
  • Internal front stormflap
  • Pocket placement above harness or pack/belt
  • Hook and Loop cuff closures
  • Elastic drawcord hem

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Infiltrator Pants:

The Infiltrator pants provide shelter from the most adversed atmospheric conditions. The side zipper allows the user to rapidly deploy them over the uniform while the lightweight GORE-TEX fabric facilitates storage when not in use. The Infiltrator pants, similarly to the jacket, uses the new GORE-TEX® Fabric with Stretch Technology for better comfort and performance during high intensity activities.

Three fabric construction: GORE Military fabric (Multicam), GORE-TEX® Fabric with Stretch Technology (Coyote), SuperFabric reinforcement panels (Multicam).

  • Articulated knees
  • Side zips
  • YKK AquaGuard zippers
  • Internal loops for instep lace

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Colossus Parka

The Colossus Parka is a water resistant and wind resistant insulated outer layer designed to be used in adverse climates, even during stationary activities. The down-like PrimaLoft Gold provides a high degree of insulation while keeping the overall volume and footprint of the garment suitable for tactical activities.

  • Staggered insulation to prevent cold spots
  • Draft tube around face and neck
  • Two internal Shove-It™ pockets
  • Zip chest pocket and zip hand pockets
  • Internal front stormflap
  • Integrated hood cordlocks
  • Brushed tricot-lined collar and back of hand inside pockets

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Tradecraft Jacket, Vest and Pants

The Tradecraft line is a PrimaLoft Gold standalone/mid-layer garment designed to provide insulation without the bulkiness of fleece and the weather vulnerability of down. Jacket, vest and pants are water-resistant and wind-resistant.

Tradecraft Jacket:

  • Zip chest pocket
  • Zip hand pockets
  • Internal fron stormflap
  • Brushed tricot-lined collar

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Tradecraft Vest:

  • Zip chest pocket
  • Zip hand pocket
  • Hybrid-mapped construction
  • Internal front stormflap
  • Brushed-lined collar

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Tradecraft Pants:

  • Separating side zippers
  • Zip hand pockets
  • Zipper fly
  • Stretch gusset in the crotch
  • Articulated knees
  • Elastic back waistband

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Obsidian Hooded Jacket and Pants:

With the Obsidian line Outdoor Research aims at bringing to the market one of the most versatile combination of softshell jacket and pants. The use of high-tech fabrics and materials such as the SuperFabric and the Tweave fabric provides flexibility, breathability and toughness to the Obsidian. The water-resistant, wind-resistant, and abrasion-resistant properties are just the foundations of this new operator-ready garment.

Obsidian Jacket:

  • Reinforced SuperFabric panes on inside of forearms
  • Hybrid Stretch panels on the hood and under the arm
  • Helmet compatible Halo-Hood
  • Zip hand pockets
  • YKK DWR treated zippers
  • Integrated hood cordlocks

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Obsidian Pants:

  • Reinforced SuperFabric seat area
  • Front slash pocket
  • Glued and stitched zip thigh pocket
  • Zipper back pocket
  • Brushed Tricot waistband
  • Hook and loop closure over button fly

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Prevail Hooded Jacket

Designed to provide shelter from wind and light rain under high-performance activities in which is also required a high degree of movement and perspiration. This extremely lightweight jacket (only 5.4 oz. / 152g) is water-resistant and wind-resistant while still maintaining its breathable and quick-drying properties.

  • Adjustable hood
  • Zippered chest pocket
  • Single-separating front zipper
  • Internal thumb loops
  • Low-Pro Binding cuffs and hood
  • Elastic drawcord hem

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Foundation Line

The foundation line is the layer closest to the body. Its purpose is to be keep the skin dry by moving the moisture away from the body while still retain heat, especially in colder environments. Outdoor Research includes 4 pieces in this line, two tops and two bottoms.

  • Wool-Poly blend
  • Inherently Antimicrobial
  • Quick-Drying
  • Moisture-Wicking
  • Breathable
  • Lighweight

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Outdoor Research | Topo Waterproof Jacket

Outdoor Research Topo Jacket Multicam Shot Show 2016

This week, at SHOT Show 2016 in Las Vegas, Outdoor Research has released a new jacket for their military/tactical line. The Topo jacket is based on Gore’s Light and Fast military fabric. The main feature of the Topo is flexibility of movement, this is possible with the application of a stretch fabric in key points of the jacket. The cut and the fit is inspired by the Axiom jacket, one of the greatest successes of Outdoor Research.

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What is really interesting about the Topo is that even if the jacket stretches it still maintains waterproofness and breathability. It is articulated in order to provide flexibility and free of movements in key spots of the body. The Topo fabric, in coyote, is also designed to be worn under chest-rigs, plate carriers and backpack. In  certain spots, during high-intensity activities, both breath-ability and stretch are required for comfort and maximum performance.

Outdoor Research Topo Jacket Multicam Shot Show 2016

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The Topo Jacket is available in Multicam and Coyote for a MSRP of  approximately $500.

For more info please visit: military.outdoorresearch.com/