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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 08:21
    Didn't I just say that?
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  • ropebag's Avatar
    Today, 07:01
    ropebag replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    There's no such thing now - and we've discovered that it doesn't matter. Lots of people, me included, wear the Aku base boot for general mooching,...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 01:24
    na grohmiti replied to a thread Soldier 2017 in Military Kit
    I notice the new general wearing what I assume is a new shirt. Whats the deal with the pocket location? Too high for a waist pocket, too low for a...
    455 replies | 113917 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:39
    apod replied to a thread Soldier 2017 in Military Kit
    Anyone notice the new shirts being worn in a few of the recent DF official photos.Mainly by RDF.
    455 replies | 113917 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:32
    apod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    There isn't any. As long as they are brown and issued they can wear them AFAIK. I wonder also if the Drop shorts will be issued both the normal...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:13
    DeV replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Meanwhile the MOD 7 years ago did this https://www.gov.uk/government/news/deal-signed-for-new-combat-boots I do wonder how that works for...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:05
    apod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Yeah.I saw that too.There were Hi-Res photos from the EX on IKON. The P.A's were wearing (mostly) the Desert version of the Scouts. Which is odd as I...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • Truck Driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 22:09
    An article on said Ex in September's An Cosantoir. What caught my eye was the boots. What were our red hatted colleagues wearing?
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • Truck Driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:32
    Totally agree. Use of the barracks boot - as I remember yourself saying many moons ago, Apod - cut down on wear and tear on the operational...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • Truck Driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:23
    Your Linkers will still be quite partial to a lick of Kiwi... :biggrin:
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • ropebag's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:54
    ropebag replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Financially I'm not sure it will - back in the day when we we issued the old DMS high leg, and after that the assault boot, no one - and I mean no...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:43
    apod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Are things really that bad with the clothing budget??How did it get to that point? Even back in the day we were issued two pairs of boots.Even if...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • northie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:06
    northie replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Thats a consequence of having a goretex lining. One boot can't do it all. But clothing simply don't have the budget to order multiple types as is...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:56
    apod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    No. Nikwax Nubuck and suede proof is the new Kiwi. If you look at the pictures from the latest medal parade in UNDOF you can spot the lads who have...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 18:06
    Long overdue. I may be wrong but I think she was in the fourth cadet class to accept women, the first two being all female. Its not that long ago,...
    457 replies | 165883 view(s)
  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:41
    DeV replied to a thread New Generals? in Army & Army Reserve
    Col Maureen O’Brien has been promoted to Brig Gen as DFC UNDOF https://twitter.com/df_cos/status/1173618778309046273?s=21
    457 replies | 165883 view(s)
  • Auldsod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:26
    Auldsod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    There will be great value to be had buying tins of black kiwi parade from next Summer on so. :biggrin:
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:25
    apod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Yup.Brown is what they ordered.Both colours were trialled but they went with Brown.
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • trellheim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:56
    trellheim replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    ty - let's see tomorrow ! Also is it brown boot only - no black scouts ?
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:10
    apod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    I would say if you looked for either at the moment they would fire them at you as I believe they are clearing the shelves for the new boots.Having...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • GoneToTheCanner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:27
    Some modern weapons of this kind have a backblast device that breaks up into small particles of plastic or foam and are ejected as part of the...
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  • Craghopper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:27
    They are a great boot , however, they have badly discolored from the brown to a cream white in the heat. They are also very heavy and even wearing...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    15th September 2019, 22:34
    Thats what the bn going overseas are told...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • smegers's Avatar
    15th September 2019, 22:08
    smegers replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Nah its always a recruit platoon coming in.
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • trellheim's Avatar
    15th September 2019, 21:34
    trellheim replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    so my old HAIX op boots are now 11 years old, magnums are 6 or so , what do I do here , or do I trade both pairs in for a scout or do we all only...
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • Buck's Avatar
    15th September 2019, 15:29
    Buck replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    My favourite excuse is "can't - those are all for the BN going overseas"
    226 replies | 32469 view(s)
  • Sparky42's Avatar
    15th September 2019, 12:27
    Interesting that they want to widen out the supply chains, would have though the main driver would be to limit the extra costs and training paths...
    450 replies | 119497 view(s)
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