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INVISTA’s CORDURAÂ® brand team announces the launch of Atlanco’s new Tru-SpecÂ® brand Tactical Response Combat Shirt featuring CORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric. The Tactical Response Combat Shirt is the latest addition to the Tru-SpecÂ® brand’s Tactical Response Uniform (TRU) line for tactical operators.
â€œWe are excited to work with the Tru-SpecÂ® brand product development team on this new combat shirt for military, tactical, and law enforcement end-users,â€ said Cindy McNaull, Global CORDURAÂ® brand Manager. â€œIn addition to servicing today’s warfighters, this collaboration will expand the use of CORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric beyond military applications and will affordably equip hometown heroes with the latest protective garment technology. The comfortable, breathable CORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric will be a valuable asset to those wearing the new Tactical Response Combat Shirt.â€
Designed to be worn under protective vests, the Tactical Response Combat Shirt is a next-to-skin garment constructed with No Melt/No Drip CORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric, the secret to the shirt’s protective qualities. The 60/40 cotton-nylon fiber blend reduces the severity of burn injuries by charring instead of melting when exposed to heat. Known for its durability and abrasion-resistant characteristics, CORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric provides a comfortable, breathable, lightweight solution with exceptional moisture management properties.
â€œCORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric was the obvious choice for us during the TRU combat shirt design process,â€ said Atlanco’s Vice President of Marketing, Darrell Jacks. â€œThe fabric’s proven performance in military protective gear further motivated our support of the brand’s technology. By utilizing CORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric in the TRU Combat Shirt, the Tru-SpecÂ® brand team maintains its commitment to making affordable, cutting-edge textile technologies available to individual operators, as well as teams and units.â€
Atlanco’s Tru-SpecÂ® brand launched its dynamic, full-featured Tactical Response Uniform in 2006 to address the special needs of tactical officers. Since the uniform’s introduction, the TRU line has become a leading choice of tactical teams everywhere.
In addition to exceptional comfort and enhanced safety, the Tactical Response Combat Shirt features a mock turtle neck designed for style and comfort, gusseted sleeves for easy movement, convenient zippered sleeve storage pockets, no shoulder seams to minimize rubbing and chafing, anti-abrasion padded elbow patches, and convenient hook and loop cuff closures. Other elements of the design include a loop on the pockets to easily attach name and rank patches and a glint tape holder for infrared tape.
The Tru-SpecÂ® brand Combat shirt’s fully-functional sleeves, based on the original TRU design, are made from CORDURAÂ® NYCO fabric. Available in two high-performance fabric options, the Tactical Response Combat Shirt features MultiCamÂ® sleeves with a Sand color body and a separate Army Digital version with a Foliage color body that incorporates 50/50 nylon-cotton No Melt, No Drip rip-stop sleeves in the ACU pattern. The solid color options â€“ Black, Olive Drab and Khaki â€“ are available in 65/35 polyester-cotton rip-stop sleeves but do not provide thermal protection qualities.
The Tactical Response Combat Shirt is available only through authorized Tru-SpecÂ® brand dealers and comes in sizes small through 2XL. For a complete list of dealers and distributors, please visit the Tru-SpecÂ® brand Web site at http://www.TRUSPEC.com. Additional information about the patented CORDURAÂ® Baselayer fabric technology is available at http://www.DefendYourBase.com.
About CORDURAÂ® Brand
CORDURAÂ® brand is the registered trademark of INVISTA for durable fabrics. Known for its resistance to abrasions, tears and scuffs, CORDURAÂ® fabric is used in a wide range of products, including luggage, backpacks, boots, military wear and performance apparel. For more information, visit http://www.CORDURA.com.
INVISTA is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex and polyester applications. With a business presence in over 20 countries, INVISTA’s global businesses deliver exceptional value for their customers through technology innovations, market insights and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including: ADI-PUREÂ®, ANTRONÂ®, AVORAÂ®, C12â„¢, COMFORELÂ®, COOLMAXÂ®, CORDURAÂ®, CORFREEÂ®, DACRONÂ®, DBEÂ®, DYTEKÂ®, FRESHFXâ„¢, LYCRAÂ®, PERFORMAâ„¢, POLARGUARDÂ®, POLYSHIELDÂ®, POLYCLEARÂ®, SOLARMAXÂ®, STAINMASTERÂ®, SUPPLEXÂ®, SUPRIVAÂ®, TACTELÂ®, TACTESSEÂ®, TERATEÂ®, TERATHANEÂ® and THERMOLITEÂ®. For more information, visit www.INVISTA.com.
About Tru-SpecÂ® brand by Atlanco
Since 1950, Atlanco has been a leading supplier of personal equipment, material and uniforms to the military, law enforcement and public safety markets. Since its introduction in 1996, Atlanco’s Tru-SpecÂ® brand has been a key source of apparel for the law enforcement and military markets which has set new standards for quality manufacturing and innovative design.
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