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Helikon-Tex recently announced it will release six new styles of shirts. These shirts are a wolf in sheep’s clothing, i.e., designed to make you look like the average Joe, but with a hefty punch. Paired with a nice blazer one would even be welcome at the golf club, nevertheless a desert military base.

DEFENDER Mk2 Gentleman Shirt: Classic shirts are one of the most appreciate types of clothing, that are more and more popular not only at official events, but also in everyday use. The company's DEFENDER Mk2 Gentleman Shirt is the type of shirt that will be perfect as a part of a suit, as well as they will look great together with denim pants. Made of lightweight, elastic 100% polyester fabric. This quick-drying fabric provides a great breathability, while UPF30 index gives you a proper UV protection.

DEFENDER Mk2 Pilgrim Shirt: In recent years bushcraft and survival became more and more popular. And what can be more characteristic in the classic woodsman look than a plaid shirt? So this isn't a surprise that this kind of shirt also found it's place in Helikon-Tex' offer as DEFENDER Mk2 Pilgrim Shirt. The shirts are made of durable fabric with DuPont SORONA (27% Polyester/54% Nylon/19% Sorona). This type of fabric provides not only the great odor control, but also, thanks to UPF50, it gives you a proper UV protection.

MBDU Flannel Shirt: The fact that you are on the battlefield does not mean you can't look classy. And what can look better than a plaid shirt? This is why Helikon-Tex decided to make their new MBDU Flannel Shirt, based on the company's classic MBDU shirt. It is made of lightweight, yet durable fabric it provides proper antibacterial properties even during prolonged use, while the UPF50 index provides UV protection. This shirt is a “must have” for any urban operations. Made out of 100% 2 Side Brush Polyester.

DEFENDER Mk2 Ultralight Short Sleeve Shirt: When the heat is searing, there is no better thing to wear then a short sleeve shirt. And the company's DEFENDER Mk2 Ultralight is just the type of shirt you need. Made of breathable and quick-drying Aero-Tech fabric (100% Aero-Tech Polyester), containing small holes in it's construction, will provide a great thermal comfort even in the hottest days. The fabric with mechanical stretch provides full freedom of movement. The overall cut of the shirt is the same as in the company's classic DEFENDER Mk2 shirts (for MONCh Gear Box review check here).

DEFENDER Mk2 Tropical Shirt: No matter if you are on a safari, in some tropical country, or it is just really hot outside, you should always be able to look classy without compromising your thermal comfort. This is why Helikon-Tex created the DEFENDER Mk2 Tropical Shirt. The shirt is made of quick-drying, elastic 100% polyester fabric that will provide proper breathability even in the hottest days. Even more, the UPF30 fabric will give you the right UV protection, much needed in the summer days.

DEFENDER Mk2 City Shirt: Shirts are one of the most popular types of clothing nowadays, perfect not only for official events, but also for everyday use. The DEFENDER Mk2 City Shirt is this type of shirt. Made of lightweight, elastic fabric composed of nylon and polyester (47% Nylon/48% Polyester/5% Spandex). This quick-drying fabric provides a great breathability, while UPF30 index gives you a proper UV protection.

 

Helikon-Tex' new DEFENDER Mk2 City Shirt is made of lightweight, elastic fabric composed of nylon and polyester.

 

 

Helikon-Tex' new DEFENDER Mk2 Pilgrim Shirt s made of durable fabric with DuPont Sorona®. This type of fabric provides not only the great odor control, but also, thanks to UPF50, it gives you a proper UV protection.
Helikon-Tex' new DEFENDER Mk2 Pilgrim Shirt s made of durable fabric with DuPont SORONA. This type of fabric provides not only the great odor control, but also, thanks to UPF50, it gives you a proper UV protection.

 

 

 

 

Helikon-Tex' new MBDU Flannel Shirt. (All photos via Helikon-Tex)

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