Home / Knowledge / News / Military extends deal with Rocky for Combat/Hot Weather boots
Military extends deal with Rocky for Combat/Hot Weather boots
21
Jul '08
Rocky Brands Inc announced that it has received a $6.0 million extension to an existing contract in addition to a new $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Military.

The $6.0 million contract is an extension of a $6.4 million contract awarded to Rocky Brands in July 2007 for Army Combat "Hot Weather" boots. Shipment of the boots is expected to begin in early 2009 after the initial contract has been completed.

The $1.2 million contract is for Rocky's S2V tactical assault footwear developed specifically for U.S. Military Special Forces. These boots feature an outsole designed for foot stabilization and to reduce ankle rollover in sandy and rocky conditions.

In addition, they are treated for flame resistance and have SuperFabric instep panels that prevent rope burn from rappelling and other military exercises. The first order for $500,000 is expected to be delivered in fourth quarter 2008.

"Rocky is a proud supporter of the men and women serving our country and we are pleased to continue our relationship with the United States Military by providing U.S.-made footwear that is built to perform at the highest levels," said Mike Brooks, Rocky Brands chairman and chief executive officer.

Rocky Brands Inc

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 28th May 2017

Over 45% US retailers to use AI in next 3 years: Report

Over 45 per cent retailers in the US plan to utilise artificial...

Neelesh Hundekari speaking at the event. Courtesy: Subir Ghosh

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Fabric of Change initiative announces €250000 scaling fund

The Fabric of Change initiative of Ashoka and the C&A Foundation is...

Apparel/Garments | On 28th May 2017

Naked Brand, Bendon sign agreement to reorganise

Naked Brand Group, a fashion and lifestyle brand, and Bendon Limited, ...

Interviews View All

Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...

Victor Chao
Esmetex

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search