This week we at TGE want to highlight AKU Tactical. AKU is a family-run company that has been making tactical boots for over 40 years. Galliano Bordin, a shoemaker in Montebelluna, the heart of the Italian outdoor footwear industry founded the company with the hopes of creating the highest quality footwear.
The Company’s personality is shaped by passion, experience, and creativity, it has been from the start. The shoemakers at AKU commit to preserving traditional Italian craftsmanship and 100% of their products are still made in Europe.
Every AKU model is a combination of traditional handcrafted experience and modern technical solutions. From the leather selection to the deep research on comfort fitting and biodynamic engineering.
Military personnel all over the world wear AKU boots and the models highlighted in this post are even CANFORGEN COMPLIANT for Canadian troops.
The Griffon Combat GTX is the go-to tactical boot for cold climates. Currently the boot of choice of the Danish army. The waterproof Gore-Tex® Insulated Comfort membrane ensures you can focus on your job and not your gear in adverse conditions. Moreover, the Griffon Combat GTX has a full leather upper, fire-resistant stitching, and a high last cuff for added support under heavy loads.
The Pilgrim HL GTX Combat is a true multi-purpose highly breathable boot with outstanding support, stability and impact absorption. Thanks to these features, Pilgrim HL GTX Combatperforms well in stability for demanding and dynamic conditions.
The Pilgrim DS Combat is a true multi-purpose highly breathable boot with outstanding support, stability and impact absorption. The DS Combat ads full grain leather around the laces for added strength and a new color from the original Pilgrim DS. Designed for desert or carrying heavy loads or undertaking more arduous duties on mountain trekking path. Special Forces around the world use this AKU Tactical boot in the field.
AKU Tactical designed this shoe for the urgent intervention forces and for multi-terrain activities, perfect for moving quickly in total comfort. The show is super lightweight, breathable, and has dynamic support in the upper and sole. The sole tread has exclusive AKU Elica Natural Stride System technology to optimize its biodynamic efficiency. The treads are Vibram® Selvatica Megagrip with an optimized surface in contact with the ground for better allaround traction. OrthoLite® anti-microbe and breathable insoles, with optimum shock absorption.
Stay tuned for next week’s post!
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