Military & Tactical

MILITARY GRADE + MADE IN U.S.A.

When the U.S. Special Forces needed an active insulation that worked during both resting and dynamic phases in the field, we worked together to develop an advanced breathable insulation technology that dries quickly, retains warmth, and circulates airflow. Polartec® Alpha® performed so well that it is now standard issue for the U.S. Special Forces. This invention alone spurred entirely new categories available to the demanding and innovative military apparel markets.

<br /><br />Popular Fabric Technologies

Read more about select fabric tecnologies used by our Military & Tactical brand partners.

ALPHA®

ACTIVE INSULATION

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ALPHA®

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ALPHA®

Polartec® Alpha® was invented for the U.S. special forces. They required a superior insulation system for extreme temperature variations and the start-stop conditions of combat. Alpha® active insulation is engineered for consistent warmth, while allowing greater breathability during activity. This air exchange technology creates sustained comfort without shedding layers, which isn’t an option during a mission.

Regulates Warmth

Fast Drying

Advanced Breathability

Compressible

Lightweight

Highly Durable

DELTA™

COOLING FABRIC

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DELTA™

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DELTA™

Polartec® Delta™ was created so cooling fabric technologies could better utilize the body's natural cooling process — sweat. Next-to-skin fabrics that target wicking and fast drying will keep moisture moving, but don't work towards actually cooling the body down. Delta™ works more efficiently by elevating touch-points for increased airflow, faster moisture dispersal, and reduced wet-cling.

Cool touch

Regulated drying

Highly breathable

reduced cling

Superior wicking

Odor control

POWER WOOL™

NATURAL PERFORMANCE

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POWER WOOL™

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POWER WOOL™

Polartec® Power Wool™ is a revolutionary, bi-component knit fabric that combines the best of both natural and synthetic fibers, all without blending. The industry standard of blending wool and synthetic yarns together often hinders the greater performance qualities of each material. Power Wool™'s advanced knit construction places each distinct fiber where it can work to its highest potential. This hybrid design is made with a soft, odor reducing, merino wool base and a highly durable synthetic exterior.

Bi-component knit

Merino wool interior

Advanced synthetics exterior

Naturally odor resistant

Shape retention

Highly breathable

POWER GRID™

TECHNICAL FLEECE

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POWER GRID™

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POWER GRID™

Our patented grid construction knit strengthens performance efficiency by increasing warmth and breathability, while also reducing fabric mass. These geometric patterns improve compressibility, wicking, and add technical style. By reinventing thermal warmth possibilities, Power Grid™ is a minimalist design that maximizes fabric performance.

Bi-component knit

Moisture wicking

Efficient performance

Lightweight

Versatile warmth

Highly breathable

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