Armor & Mobility

SEP-OCT 2016

Military magazines in the United States and Canada, covering Armor and Mobility, focuses on tactical vehicles, C4ISR, Special Operations Forces, latest soldier equipment, shelters, and key DoD programs

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The Windrose Group, LLC THE NEXT MILITARY ISSUE SURVIVAL KNIFE The United States military now has the option of a combat utility knife based on the proven Swiss Soldier design. The knife is made by Victori- nox in Ibach, Switzerland. This knife was approved by the U.S. Government in March 2016 for national defense use and assigned National Stock Number (NSN) 1095-01-653- 1166. Special features include a one-hand opening-partially serrated locking blade, awl/reamer, Phillips screwdriver, can opener with small screwdriver, locking cap opener with large screwdriver, wire stripper, wood saw and lanyard ring. The knife uses a mid lock, similar to the liner lock without using the liner. Date of manufacture is on the blade. The imple- ments are stainless steel, RC 55-56 and are black anodized/ oxide. The handle is a dual density nylon- polymer material. The knife does not have a clip. Clips catch on equipment and have a tendency to get lost. Total weight is 4.6 oz. The knife is designed to be low profile. The knife is exclusively distributed by The Windrose Group, LLC, 150 Selkirk Road, Williamsport, PA 17701. It's available at the government rate of $55.00 plus $5.00 ship- ping. Contact Jerry Rinder at Jrinder24@ or 570-974-6089 to place your order. Combat Divers Dress The Combat Dive Dry Suit from USIA is the latest in innovative, tactical gear to assist a warfighter in undersea operations. Designed by Special Operations Combat divers to enhance efficiency in closed-circuit diving operations, the Combat Divers Dress is made from 400 D series urethane-coated Pac-cloth with a 1000 D Military Spec. Multi-Cam Cordura overlay. In addition, the suit is fitted with a YKK Mil Spec waterproof zipper and features a myriad of other designs intended for use: • Knee Pads featuring Mil Spec Neoprene-backed Kevlar, with 1000 • Denier Military Spec Multicam Cordura Overlay • W/P Equipment Pocket and Wet Cargo Pockets • Suit and Equipment Bags for dry storage and diver equipment • Inflation Bottle Pocket with MOLLE-mounted Rebreather • Socks constructed from 400 Denier series urethane- coated packcloth (sized to fit suit size) • LP Hose, Suspenders and Maintenance Kit • 12 Malic Clips, Zipper Pulls and Neck Ring • Neck Collar-Neoprene Protective Seal Cover • Urine Dump Valve, providing ambient suit balance FUTURE TECH DISCLAIMER: Tactical Defense Media (TDM) is privileged to publish work by members of the military and government personnel. We make a special effort to allow writers to preview their articles before publication, critique our edits, and make changes. However, due to the highly unconventional nature of DoD and government style guides, TDM cannot guarantee that all capitalizations and other grammatical aspects that do not conform to the AP Style Guide will be used. We always welcome constructive conversations on this matter. September/October 2016 | Armor & Mobility | 43

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