Spec.-Ops. Brand Battle Buckles are injection molded plastic buckles and clips specifically designed and engineered for the company's line of advanced weapon slings. Battle Buckles are thicker, stronger and more durable than typical buckles and clips, and significantly improve sling performance. Prototype slings using Battle Buckles have shown significantly more tensile strength and impact resistance than traditional slings. The Battle Buckle designs also offers better gripping surfaces than typical buckles and clips, making a sling easier to adjust, particularly when wearing gloves.