SHOT Show® (Booth #13162), LAS VEGAS (Jan. 14, 2014)—5.11 Tactical®, the global innovator of tactical gear, today announced two new footwear offerings, the Pursuit Advance 6” and Skyweight™ Side Zip Boots. An addition to the company’s successful Pursuit Series, the Pursuit Advance 6” Boot was engineered with the same fit and performance of 5.11 Tactical’s RECON™ Boots in a more covert and casual style option. The Skyweight Side Zip Boot is constructed to provide today’s duty driven professional a high performance shoe in a resilient, lightweight design.
“We are committed to developing products that enable our customers to successfully complete missions and because of this, all 5.11 Tactical gear is built from operator feedback,” said Joel Alacorn, category business leader at 5.11 Tactical. “The Pursuit Advance 6” and Skyweight Side Zip boot stay true to our brand mission, featuring performance-driven features carefully designed for those who serve and protect.”
The Pursuit Advance 6” Boot, a street styled version of the RECON Boot, has a nylon shank that increases torsional rigidity for superior stability. Its broad forefoot promotes toe splaying for increased traction and balance and the 8mm heel to toe drop gives enhanced acceleration and momentum controls. Constructed with a tactical outsole that offers hardened fence climbing lugs, the Pursuit Advance 6” Boot also has self-cleaning foot forefoot lugs and an integrated rear heel brake. The boot’s OrthoLite® insoles provide cushioned comfort.
Inspired by traditional combat boots, 5.11 Tactical created the Skyweight Side Zip to serve as a durable, functional boot with minimal layering. Its metal-free design makes the GSA compliant boot an ideal choice for officers who are in and out of metal detectors. The nylon shank provides increased stiffness, while the broad forefoot can help increase control and balance. A new braided nylon lace is available for select models. For all day comfort and performance, the Skyweight Side Zip incorporates the RECON boots’ shoe platform and OrthoLite insoles. The boot is also compatible with 5.11’s blood type patch kit.
The Pursuit Advance 6” Boot retails for $129.99, and the Skyweight Side Zip Boot for $139.99.
Media interested in learning more about 5.11 Tactical’s new footwear should contact [email protected] or stop by the company’s booth (Level 2, #13162) at the 2014 SHOT Show. For additional details on the company’s presence at SHOT Show, visit www.511tactical.com/shotshow2014. To find a store where the new 5.11 Tactical boots can be purchased use the 5.11 Tactical store locator.
About 5.11 Tactical
Based in Irvine and Modesto CA, 5.11 Tactical collaborates directly with end users/operators to create purpose-built apparel and gear designed specifically to enhance the safety, accuracy, speed and performance of Military, Public Service professionals and enthusiasts worldwide. 5.11 Tactical products exceed rigorous and exacting standards which have allowed the brand to establish a reputation for innovation and authenticity. The 5.11 Tactical brand has established itself as the premier choice of Duty-Driven Professionals. Learn more about 5.11’s best-selling tactical clothing, uniforms, station-wear, outerwear, footwear and accessories at www.511tactical.com. Connect with 5.11 Tactical on Facebook at www.facebook.com/511Tactical, Twitter (@511Tactical) and on Instagram (@511tactical).