Army Focus more on the mission and less on the environment.

Designed in garments, footwear, and gloves, our durably waterproof, windproof and breathable fabrics provide the level of protection you need for optimal comfort in multi-climate environments.

With enhanced capabilities to engineer fast-drying, extremely packable, and lightweight garment systems, GORE® Defense Fabrics improve operational effectiveness by allowing soldiers to focus more on their mission and less on the weather.

New technology advancements such as heat and flame protection, signature management and chemical and biological (CB) protection are an integral part of systems, designed to meet U.S. military requirements.

Gore Fabric Technologies for the Army

Durably waterproof, windproof, and breathable fabrics for the level of protection you need.

Next Generation
Tactical Shelters

Defense operations can rapidly change for today's soldier - moving from hot to cold climate environments.  Our technically advanced fabrics and garment systems have been engineered to protect against rain, high wind, and extreme cold conditions, further enhancing operational effectiveness. 

GORE® Defense Fabrics maintain outstanding protection over time, and part of leading solutions designed to meet U.S. Army requirements.

  • Fire-Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE)

    Fire protection and breathable comfort in extreme weather

  • Gen III ECWCS Level 6 Jacket and Trouser

    Enhanced protection and comfort in broad weather conditions

  • GORE-TEX Fabric with Stretch Technology

    Durably waterproof and form fitting offering enhanced freedom of movement

  • Massif® Battleshield™ & Battleshield X™

    Durable and highly breathable with enhanced flame protection

  • GORE-TEX PYRAD® Hardshell

    Durable performance and comfort with enhanced flame protection

  • Gen II ECWCS Jacket and Trouser

    Durable protection and increased comfort in extreme conditions

  • Flame-Resistant Fuel-Handler Coverall

    Breathable comfort with excellent antistatic and burn protection

  • Fuel-Protective Coverall

    Breathable comfort and protection against fuels and contaminants

  • FR Lightweight Loft Jacket

    Lightweight, breathable comfort with protection against flash-fire

Your feet need to be protected against varying weather conditions, temperatures and environments, allowing you to remain comfortable and engaged longer. Our footwear fabrics protect your feet against extreme weather conditions and harsh contaminants, allowing your feet to breathe — keeping your feet dry and comfortable.

The unique construction of GORE-TEX footwear fabric allows moisture vapor to escape while repelling wind, rain and snow. The fabric also maintains outstanding protection overtime, even after exposure to DEET, petroleum, oils, and lubricants.

  • Temperate Weather Boot

    Durable waterproof protection and breathable comfort

  • Intermediate Cold Weather (ICW) Boots

    Durable protection and comfort in cold conditions

  • Combat Hiker

    Durable protection for load-bearing mountain operations

Gloves made with durably waterproof, windproof and breathable GORE-TEX inserts and laminates keep hands dry and comfortable in rain, high wind and cold environments without sacrificing dexterity, tactility and operability. Your ensemble is not complete unless you have gloves that provide long-lasting protection against extreme weather and contaminants such as JP-8, DEET, petroleum, oils and lubricants.

  • Intermediate Cold/Wet Glove

    Durable gloves that stand up to inclimate weather and hard duty

  • Firebrand Glove and Mitt

    High performance protection for extreme weather conditions

  • Fuel Handler Glove

    Breathable protection against JP-8 and other contaminants

The next generation of technical fabrics maximizes comfort with durably performing textiles that are lighter weight, easier to pack, and faster drying. Garments will be designed by strategically placing multiple performance materials within different areas to optimize breathability, warmth and heat regulation for optimal comfort.

In addition, specialized fabrics are being engineered to provide enhanced protection against heat and flame, and chemical/biological protection from hazardous contaminants potentially encountered in the field.

  • Lightweight Loft Level 3B

    Durably water-resistant and lightweight cold weather clothing system

  • Three-Season Sleep System with GORE-TEX Bivy Cover

    Optimized protection for today’s highly mobile forces

  • GORE-TEX Shelter Fabric

    Optimal combination of concealment, comfort, and lightweight durability

GORE-TEX PYRAD® Fabric engineered for single-wall shelter systems is lightweight and packable, providing optimal comfort with an air-permeable, waterproof construction. The durably waterproof, windproof and breathable GORE-TEX fabric delivers unsurpassed protection against rain, snow and wind with the added benefit of heat and flame protection.

  • GORE-TEX PYRAD® Fabric

    Lightweight with enhanced heat and flame protection