Protection and Individual Equipment Archive

  • Today, 1 June, the Army announced the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. Beginning 1 July, the Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select […]

    Operational Camouflage Pattern Army Combat Uniforms available July 1

    Today, 1 June, the Army announced the release of the Operational Camouflage Pattern in Soldier uniforms. Beginning 1 July, the Operational Camouflage Pattern will be available for purchase in select […]

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  • The Generation III/IV Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV), provides protection from shrapnel producing munitions and 9mm rounds. When used in conjunction with the Enhanced Small Arms Protective Insert (ESAPI) and […]

    Equipment Piece of the Week: Generation III Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV)

    The Generation III/IV Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV), provides protection from shrapnel producing munitions and 9mm rounds. When used in conjunction with the Enhanced Small Arms Protective Insert (ESAPI) and […]

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  • The Military Free Fall (MFF) Advanced Ram Air Parachute System (ARAPS) is a multi-mission, high-altitude parachute delivery system. It allows Soldiers to exit at altitudes between 3,500 feet and 35,000 […]

    Equipment Piece of the Week: Military Free Fall (MFF) Advanced Ram Air Parachute System (ARAPS)

    The Military Free Fall (MFF) Advanced Ram Air Parachute System (ARAPS) is a multi-mission, high-altitude parachute delivery system. It allows Soldiers to exit at altitudes between 3,500 feet and 35,000 […]

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