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CamelBak Max Grip™ NT and Friction Fighter™ NT are Approved for All Aviation by the United States Air Force and United States Army
07.01.09
Washington, D.C. Sally McCoy, CEO of CamelBak®, has announced that two of the company’s Maximum® Gear FR gloves received the United States Air Force’s approval for all aviation.*  In addition to being now approved for all USAF crews and all USAF air frames, the Friction FighterTM NT and Max GripTM NT gloves have both received approval from the U.S. Army for all aviation as well as combat vehicle crewmen.  The Max Grip NT is NAVAIR approved for use in all USN and USMC Aviation. Ms. McCoy remarked, “Receiving aviation approval is truly an honor.  We are excited about all of our products, and when a branch of the U.S. military gives their stamp of approval to one of our products, we know we’ve hit the mark.” 

This latest advancement in product excellence brings innovation, high performance and durability by CamelBak to a new level.  Made of Mil-Spec Nomex® top and sleeve, with Kevlar® stitching throughout, the Friction Fighter NT and Max Grip NT gloves provide the highest protection, dexterity and durability available.  The digitally textured leather palm, fingers and knuckles provide added durability and extra grip in all conditions of use. 

According to Hunter Shoop, GMI Product Manager for CamelBak, “What sets these gloves apart from others is the maximum dexterity, overall flame-resistance, durability and quality of construction. These key characteristics allow this glove to be used by aviators for both in-flight and ground missions.  In addition to both of these gloves being Aviation Approved, the Max Grip NT is a proven combat glove currently being used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army ground troops.”

The Friction Fighter NT, Max Grip NT and the rest of the gloves from the CamelBak Maximum Gear line are available now.  Available on GSA contract GS07F-0127K, at Exchanges, and all usual CamelBak Maximum® Gear distribution outlets.

* This statement does not imply an endorsement by any DoD agency. Military Personnel are always encouraged to validate official approvals for use with their respective agencies – you can contact CamelBak for information.

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