Looking for the best military gear on the market? If you don’t have the time to search around for the most flexible trousers, the warmest jacket or the hardiest boots, we’ve got you covered. The team at Valhalla Tactical have done all the research, testing each product for functionality, durability and comfort.
Every item on this list passed our strict standards and high expectations with flying colours! So all you have to do is whack it in your shopping cart and enjoy wearing it! Here are our top picks for the ultimate full military kit, from head to toe.
Condor fleece multi-wrap
The Condor fleece multi-wrap is possibly one of the most versatile and essential wearable accessories in your pack. It’s made from both microfleece and microfiber, making it ideal for both cold and warm climates. The moisture-wicking properties of the material mean that it can be worn comfortably to protect the face from sand and wind, even when temperatures are higher. The Condor fleece multi-wrap can be configured in a number of ways, as a headband, bandana, neck scarf, neck, mouth and nose cover or full head scarf. It’s available in black, olive green, tan or MultiCam.
Valhalla soft shell jacket
The Valhalla soft shell jacket combines form with function for the ultimate in outdoor apparel. And it looks bloody strapping too, so you may want to wear it on your days off as well! It’s lightweight, yet warm and comfortable. The underarm vents assist in maintaining consistent body temperature, while the wind and water resistant fabric makes it ideal for combating all kinds of weather. The hood can be hidden inside the zip collar or brought out for protection against the elements. Pockets can be found at the chest, biceps and wrists for extra storage. There’s even a dedicated phone pocket with headphones port. The loop Velcro field on the bicep will hold IFF and unit insignia with dimensions of 80mm x 80mm, and the jacket is available in MultiCam, coyote and olive green. When wearing the Valhalla soft shell jacket, you can move freely, look stylish and stay warm whether out in the field or out with your mates.
Tasmanian Tiger chest rig modular
This super flexible chest rig incorporates a versatile MOLLE system for easy attachments to the front and sides. Customise your pouches for each mission, attaching only what you need every time. The adjustable padded straps will ensure support and comfort, whether you’re carrying a heavy or light load. There’s also a fold-out pocket for armour plates, for added security. The Tasmanian Tiger chest rig modular is available in MultiCam.
Mechanix M-Pact gloves
You won’t find many gloves on the market as protective, durable and comfortable as these. The Mechanix M-Pact gloves are designed specifically for military and law enforcement personnel, with a unique Impact Guard™ which frees the index finger so that smooth trigger guard entry can be maintained. The thermoplastic rubber and XRD® padding absorbs impact and vibration and protects against abrasion, yet the entire glove fits snugly and comfortably for flexible movement. These gloves are ideal for armed persons who require maneuverability and protection for their hands and are available in covert, coyote brown and MultiCam.
5.11 stryke pants
These pants are designed to withstand very active work without limiting your range of movement. Made from a stretch, ripstop fabric, you’ll be surprised at how easily you can run, jump, lunge and roll in 5.11’s stryke pants. The self-adjusting tunnel waistband provides superior comfort, while the articulated knees and bartacking on major stress points will assist your pants to stand up against the most extreme wear and tear. The best part by far is the fact that you can utilise twelve pockets, specifically designed for everyday tactical items. The 5.11 stryke pants are available in a wide range of colours and are so comfortable and useful that you may want a pair in every shade!
Lowa Z8 GTX Boots
The Lowa Z8 GTX Boots are constructed for heavy grunt-work. They hold up against varied and extreme terrain, offering superior support and protection for your feet without making you feel like you’re lifting bricks every time you take a step. These kicks meet jump boot requirements and are designed for speed lacing. The GORE-TEX® lining is waterproof, breathable and lightweight. The outsole features enhanced grip, and the medial sole wrap offers protection against abrasion when rappelling. This all-purpose boot will serve you well in all kinds of conditions, providing support, security and comfort while trekking.