All you need to know about military gloves!

In order to ensure the security and stability of his country, the soldier must do a daily training, participate in exchanges of fire and go to military campsites. To accomplish these tasks well, military textile experts have worked hard to provide him with clothing and equipment that keeps pace with the latest technological developments. This is the case of military gloves which must be resistant, comfortable and practical. In this article, we will discuss the following points:

  • The role of military gloves
  • How to choose the right pair of gloves?
  • Who can wear them?

Why to wear military gloves?

These gloves are designed to protect soldiers’ hands, and to withstand the friction they may be exposed to, when performing their work under various environmental conditions. But each type of glove is used in a specific environment, and to perform a specific task. The choice of the military glove must therefore be rational and logical. And this is the subject of our article, we will explain in detail the criteria that you must take into account when buying it.

How to choose the best military gloves?

In general, there are three elements that they must respect:

• The handle of the gloves

The first criterion that you should check when buying it is that the handle is flexible, and that you can control your military equipment well. When using a weapon or handling electronic devices, it is very important to carry with you the equipment you need to carry out your mission.

• Adaptability of gloves

Gloves must fit your military mission. If your work or activity is, for example, in an area with a cold climate, you should check that they do have great insulation.

• Materials used in military gloves

You need to choose military gloves based on the weather and the type of tasks you will perform. It is therefore important to take into account the materials used to make them, leather gloves offer more durability and water resistance, while nylon gloves are more breathable.

Who can wear military gloves?

Yes, these gloves were designed, in the beginning, specifically for military personnel, but that doesn’t mean no one else can use them. Their primary function being to ensure optimal protection of the hands and joints, anyone exercising a trade or activity putting these areas at risk can wear them. Examples include:

  • Soldiers
  • Lovers of certain sports (cycling, hiking…)
  • Workers in certain sectors (mechanic, plumber…)

In order to summarize what we’ve talked about in this article, here are the most important features you need to check before buying military gloves:

  • Flexibility
  • Light weight
  • Extensibility
  • Adaptation to the military uniform

We also offer customizable military gloves, depending on your personal preferences or the specifications of your country. To see the list of our standard models, click here.