June 6, 2023

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Garmont® Tactical Launches Innovative Footwear for Spring 2023

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Highlights include New Women’s-Specific Tactical Boots, Made-in-USA Styles and T8 Extreme Weather Protection Portsmouth, New Hampshire (October 2022) — Drawing on innovative designs and technical materials, Garmont Tactical adds new styles for the 2023 season. The Brand focuses on building shoes from the inside out with its Anatomically Directed Design and additional fit technologies that military, law enforcement and emergency personnel trust for their comfort and protection across a variety of uses. Garmont continues to employ its Garmont Traction Formula (GTF), Double Damper, HeelLock and erGo-Last innovations in a variety of models emphasizing traction, comfort, stability and durability.


Included in this launch are expansions to the Brand’s T8 category including: the new T8 EXTREME EVO GTX®/T8 EVO 200g Thinsulate built for extreme weather conditions; and the T8 BIFIDA, T8 BIFIDA TAA, and T8 NFS 670, the ideal classic military boots for expeditions with varying environments and speed requirements. Rounding out the T8 collection, Garmont announces the T8 ATHENA, its first model specifically designed for active female soldiers. Additionally, Garmont extends its Made in the USA program with the T8 ANTHEM, an athletic, comfortable style, with lightweight soles and uppers assembled in Tennessee.

For quick moving and agile operations, the newest versions of the NEMESIS 4 G-DRY/NEMESIS 6 G-DRY are mid-cut boots pairing ankle support with gripping soles and a flexible feel. In addition, Garmont has introduced the 9.81 HELI, a lightweight solution for off duty training, Swat teams, logistical support, and shooting competitors.

“Garmont Tactical continues to emphasize fit, comfort and performance in all levels of our product offerings,” states Kyle Ferdyn, Sales Manager for Garmont International North America. “Now more than ever, we are building boots that meet the strict requirements of tactical and law enforcement personnel protecting our country and our communities, while at the same time looking to design more athletic, streamlined products for additional duties.”

T8 EXTREME EVO GTX® & T8 EVO 200g THINSULATE™ T8 EXTREME EVO GTX® is a tactical boot designed for the most extreme missions requiring waterproof and insulated protection. The 8” textile shaft with breathable and abrasion resistant fabric and suede leather uppers for durability and protection. The speed lacing with anchoring ball loop and closed hook eyelets ready the boots for demanding conditions. An Ortholite® Ultra footbed provides cushioning and breathability for long periods of use. A Vibram® Campiglio tread with toe bumper offers cold weather traction on a variety of surfaces. Garmont Tactical, Con’t MSRP $210. The T8 EXTREME EVO 200g THINSULATE adds 200g of Thinsulate providing the ultimate protection even in the worst winter conditions. MSRP $175. Available late Spring 2023

T8 BIFIDA TAA- GSA Compliant/ T8 BIFIDA- AR670 Compliant The T8 BIFIDA-TAA and T8 BIFIDA- AR670 are multi-terrain tactical boots made for unsurpassed comfort and protection even under a heavy load and in demanding field conditions across varied terrain from mud-soaked trails to arid desert sands, steep slopes and sheer rock face. Suitable for an amphibious environment or extremely wet climate. These boots are designed for those field activities that require added support for heavy loads, while following GSA and AR670 compliance. The boots are standard 8” height with 1.8 mm suede leather upper with polyester inserts, speed lacing with anchoring loops and closed hook eyelets. An Ortholite® Ultra footbed provides cushioning and breathability for long periods of use. MSRP $190 and $165. Available Now T8 NFS 670- AR670 Compliant For missions where the need for speed is paramount, the

T8 NFS 670 is a lightweight high performance tactical boot providing unsurpassed comfort and protection even under a heavy load and on assignments requiring long periods of standing and walking. These boots are designed for those field activities that require speed and lightness, while following AR670-1 compliance. The boots are standard 8” height with 1.8 mm suede leather upper with polyester inserts, speed lacing with anchoring loops and closed hook eyelets. An Ortholite®Ultra footbed provides cushioning and breathability. MSRP $165. Available Now

T8 ATHENA Women’s Boots- AR670 Compliant Ideal for the focused and active females involved in the military, Garmont launches the ATHENA, the first Garmont® tactical boots developed specifically for women. This breathable, lightweight, flexible boot features a dedicated women’s last with a narrow heel, shorter achilles area and increased arch support for a higher instep. A high-density EVA provides shock absorption and differentiates support zones. The 8” textile shaft is made with a durable and abrasion resistant water repellent suede leather upper for unparalleled durability and protection. Outfitted with the GTF Diamonte outsole with multi directional lugs for stability and traction as well as a targeted climbing zone with a grippy toe and rear lugs. Zama alloy hooks provide a safe and reliable closure system. Available in women’s 4-11 sizing, MSRP $155. Available February 2023 -more- Garmont Tactical, Con’t

T8 ANTHEM- Made in USA Garmont’s first product produced in the USA. The T8 ANTHEM will offer an additional model within the collection for those that are requesting Berry Compliance. The traditional 1.8mm suede leather upper, abrasion resistant and breathable nylon fabric insert, offers an athletic fit and feel, without compromising the beloved BIFIDA and NFS durability Garmont is known for. Additional features include Zama alloy hooks, that will provide a safe and reliable closure system. The Garmont® PU Footbed, combined with an injected PU outsole creates needed flexibility and lightness as well as comfort. MSRP $215. Available January 2023

9.81 HELI The 9.81 HELI is an athletic shoe for off duty military and everyday training. The breathable low-cut shoes offer stability and protection in a lightweight athletic package with a fast lace system and seamless knitted upper for breathability and comfort. Heat sealed reinforcements wrap the outsole while deep lugs ensure traction. Available NOW in Coyote Tan for military and Black for law enforcement use. MSRP $135. Available Now

NEMESIS 4 G-DRY/NEMESIS 6 G-DRY Ideal for missions requiring speed and agility, the revised NEMESIS family offers a lightweight and protective waterproof tactical boot featuring Garmont’s G-DRY Membrane. The boot features a highly abrasion-resistant synthetic mesh upper, combined with ERGo-last and Double Damper technologies for an ergonomic fit with superior shock absorption. The NEMESIS 4 G-DRY/6 G-DRY come standard in Coyote and Black. MSRP $170/$180. Available Summer 2023

About Garmont® Tactical Founded in 1964, Garmont® Tactical is a premier performance footwear brand featuring innovative styles for professional military, law enforcement, emergency services and support personnel. Garmont is committed to researching and applying cutting edge materials, technologies and innovations to its product design and development, building Tactical footwear designed to complement the foot’s natural anatomy and the rigorous demands of its users. For additional information about Garmont® Tactical, please visit www.garmonttactical.com


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