Exclusive: First Look at Army’s New Combat Pants | Military.com

 

Exclusive: First Look at Army's New Combat Pants

Soldiers headed to Afghanistan will soon wear rugged new combat pants designed to stand up to the country’s unforgiving terrain.

In April, the Army will begin issuing early versions of what it’s calling the “Army Combat Pant” to deploying units. This robust style of tactical pants has long been a favorite of special operations forces and features built-in knee protection.

Program Executive Office Soldier awarded commercial contracts last September to Crye Precision LLC, Massif and Propper International to produce 36,000 pairs of combat pants so the Army can start fielding them to deploying units as soon as possible.

Exclusive: First Look at Army’s New Combat Pants | Military.com

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