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Delivering quality gear to the front lines of freedom; on time, for less, without fail.

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Tactical Acquisitions with us means single source fulfillment of gear for your agency. Work with us to reduce ordering time, stress, and the total cost of your equipment. Swipe your card once regardless of how many brands' gear or quantity of items your agency's order contains. Let U.S. Combat Gear LLC. do the heavy lifting in the background while you focus on the mission and protecting the great citizens of this country!

Notes from the Owner:
We are all pretty approachable people here. Please don't hesitate to ask whatever questions you have about our ordering process or a product before you order. We want you to be comfortable with your purchase and know that you're getting the products that fit your mission needs. Please review our policies page before finalizing your order. It only benefits you to Contact Us before placing an agency/ unit order.

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"MISSION FIRST"

        HOW DID WE GET TO WHERE WE ARE TODAY?

In 2008, we started consulting with military units and law enforcement agencies as the landscape for tactical gear was evolving rapidly. It was also a time in the history of tactical gear where it was hard to know who really made good quality products, and where price-points should be to match quality. So, it was important for agencies to have a company that represents them, so they can make informed decisions while selecting gear for their department, and negotiating prices with brands. 
The evolution of tactical military uniforms and nylon gear from 2008 to the present reflects significant advancements in material science, design efficiency, and the integration of technology. In the late 2000s, military uniforms primarily focused on providing a balance between durability, comfort, and camouflage effectiveness. The Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP) was the standard for the U.S. Army, but its limitations in diverse environments led to the development and adoption of more effective patterns like the Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP) in 2015. This shift aimed to enhance concealment across varied terrains, including desert, woodland, and urban settings. During that time, the open contract to become the Army's next camo pattern had a significant (and I would argue negative) impact on the industry. Although it was well-intentioned, the market quickly became oversaturated with patterns, straining manufacturers, and causing a massive turn-over in products. 
Material advancements played a crucial role in the evolution of uniforms. The introduction of lightweight, moisture-wicking fabrics improved comfort and operational efficiency. Uniforms began incorporating flame-resistant materials to protect Soldiers from IED blasts and other fire hazards, responding to lessons learned from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Additionally, there was a growing emphasis on modularity, allowing Soldiers to adapt their gear for different missions and environments. This period also saw the adoption of advanced body armor systems that provided enhanced ballistic protection while being more ergonomic and less restrictive.
Nylon gear, including load-bearing equipment, pouches, and packs, underwent significant improvements in terms of design and functionality. The adoption of the Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (MOLLE) system became widespread, allowing for greater customization and versatility. This system uses durable nylon webbing to attach various pouches and accessories, enabling soldiers to tailor their gear to specific needs. The materials used in nylon gear became more resilient and lighter, with innovations in fabric technology such as the use of Cordura and other high-tenacity nylon weaves that offer increased abrasion resistance and longevity.
 This included availability of 330D, 500D, improvements to 1,000D, and several variations of 70D nylon were introduced. Laminated nylon also stormed the scene, allowing for even lighter gear as lasered MOLLE was introduced. Unfortunately, the last couple of decades have been big for overseas knock-offs in both material and design. Polyester is a weak material, but it can be woven to look like nylon, and can also have polyester one inch webbing sewn on. Most end-users aren’t educated enough to know the difference. Many who know, don’t care because the gear is cheap. With weaker material, single stitching, and weaker hardware including buckles and zippers, many will find out in critical situations why buying quality gear is important.
From 2008 to the present, there has been a notable integration of technology into tactical gear. This includes the incorporation of smart textiles capable of monitoring vital signs, embedding communication devices within the uniform, and using advanced camouflage technologies that adapt to environmental conditions. The focus has also expanded to enhancing the interoperability of gear with advanced systems like night vision, GPS, and other tactical communication tools, ensuring that soldiers remain connected and effective on the modern battlefield.
Throughout our first few years, we noticed that brands were less willing to give out discounts so we made the decision to sell it ourselves, so we would already have access to dealer pricing. This has allowed hundreds of agencies the ability to save tens of millions of dollars over the last 16 years. We will continue to put our clients first, and provide the best gear in each category at the lowest price. We also integrated capabilities to make our own U.S. made gear for special projects. All of this gear is proprietary with NDAs from the agency, each end user, and include return or destroy after use instructions. The gear that we produce is nothing like what's been made previously or even what's available from other manufacturers today. With our gear actually enhancing the capability of the few Operators who use it, we aren't willing to take the chance of the designs or concepts being replicated. We don't want our guys having to fight against it, in any form or fashion.
 It 's our job as consultants to inform units and agencies of the gear they need for their specific missions after completing a detailed needs analysis. This service has been free since the first day our company was in operation. We also must provide information on where materials are sourced, printed, assembled, and keeping them away from knock-offs. 

For all of our clients, regardless of your industry; thanks for everything you do. It means a lot that you continue to stay with us, and that our client base continues to grow through referrals as we deliver great service to you. If you need anything from us, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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