By Police1 Staff
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COSTA MESA, Calif.- 5.11 Tactical is debuting its new, highly technical XTU uniform at this week’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
The V.XI Collection offers multiple pieces of apparel constructed to work together in layering systems. The initial offering of the V.XI Collection will include a new XTU uniform featuring a long-sleeve rapid shirt and pant.
The XTU Rapid Long Sleeve Shirt offers moisture-wicking and anti-odor performance, a Teflon finish and no-melt/no-drip fabrics for added functionality and protection. Dual pocket sleeves, adjustable cuffs, articulated pits, reinforced elbows and bar-tacking at key stress points provide the functionality needed by law enforcement. Strategic body mapping of the fabrics offers comfortable layering with plate carriers and additional gear.
The XTU Pant is constructed with Ortholite foam support in the strategically offset comfort waistband, a gusseted crotch and seat, large cargo pockets, and no-melt/no-drip fabric to make it withstand the rigors of professional use. It also features a patented 3-in-1 kneepad design with a color-matching and removable external knee protection piece, sewn-in padding for a mid-layer and an internal pocket that houses a removable kneepad insert. An internal vertical adjustment and horizontal external adjustment allow users to create a custom and secure fit.
“V.XI and the XTU uniform is the outcome of years of collaboration between 5.11’s Product team and elite operators,” said 5.11’s Vice President, Global Product, Matt Page. “Releasing this collection after numerous designs, prototypes, and wear testing is an exciting milestone for our team in our pursuit to provide technical, high-performing gear to individuals facing life’s most demanding missions.”
Visit 5.11 Tactical at SHOT Show in booth 10334 and for more information about the new V.XI Collection and its full features, email 511Tactical.com