For thousands of years now, military equipment has been produced to a ‘standardised’ level, making it easier to arm and equip large numbers of soldiers and personnel. Whilst this has many benefits, it also means that the exact same equipment is used for countless different roles and methods. For a long time, the United States Military used the ALICE platform (All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment). However, seeing the problem above (one tool may not be…

The Molle pouch is the most versatile and commonly used pouch on the market currently. Here’s some of our large pouches (which all as standard come with our JayJays® Built for Life Guarantee: Molle Utility Pouch Suitable for carrying items such as water bottles, metal mugs, mess tins, cookers, rations, medical kits, munitions and various other essential items for use in the field. With a unique no pop-stud Molle design meaning the pouch will always…

Greetings, Geardos! Here at JayJays®, we are thrilled to showcase to you to the crown jewels of our load-carriage kit; the Light Fighter Day Sack and The Beast Bergan. This blog will walk you through the unparalleled features that make these profound products shine. With a second part dedicated to CamelBaks’ selection of load carriage backpacks. Light Fighter Day Sack: Your Tactical Sidekick Let’s start with our pride and joy, The Light Fighter Day Sack.…

As all JayJays® customers know we have unveiled our own fabric pattern called MTC, which stands for Multi-Terrain Camouflage. This blog will guide you through the remarkable features of MTC, why we transitioned to it and why you should upgrade your kit to our advanced camouflage fabric. What Is MTC? MTC, or Multi-Terrain Camouflage, is a fabric colour variant inspired by the current British MTP (Multi-Terrain Pattern). It’s more than just a pattern; it’s a…

Once you have read this blog you will have a complete understanding of our backpack range, why the Beast is the best, why we created the Beast and the Light Fighter and what adaptions we can do. At JayJays, we understand that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to the demands of tactical and outdoor missions. That’s why we offer a range of adaptions for our Light Fighter Daysack and Beast Bergan. For…

When it comes to military gear, one of the most critical pieces of equipment is undoubtedly the tactical backpack. Whether you’re a seasoned soldier, a law enforcement officer, or an outdoor enthusiast, having the right backpack can make a world of difference in terms of comfort, functionality, and durability.At JayJays, we are a family military business from the UK, We take great pride in offering a wide range of high-quality tactical backpacks designed to meet…

Hey there, fellow gear enthusiasts! At JayJays ®, we pride ourselves on delivering the crème de la crème of military-grade equipment, and today, we’re going to shine a spotlight on our superior Molle System. Let’s dive right in and discover why JayJays® Molle is the best choice to elevate your gear to new heights of excellence. In this blog, we’ll investigate what sets JayJays® Molle apart as the pinnacle of excellence in modular gear, how…

The United States Army employs a systematic approach to training its soldiers, ensuring they possess the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their roles. One of the well-known training frameworks used by the Army is the 8-Step Training Model. This model provides a structured process that enables effective training and development of soldiers across various military disciplines. In this blog post, we will explore the Army’s 8-Step Training Model, breaking down each step and…

If you’re looking to purchase UK military boots, there are several options available both online and in physical stores. Here are a few suggestions on where you can shop for UK military boots: Outdoor and Tactical Gear Retailers: Many outdoor and tactical gear retailers carry a selection of military-style boots. These stores cater to outdoor enthusiasts, law enforcement personnel, and military enthusiasts. This means their range may be more civilian based as that is their…

Introduction: If you’re an outdoor enthusiast or an avid backpacker, you know how crucial it is to have the right gear for your adventures. One essential item that can make a significant difference in your backpacking experience is an ultralight bivvy bag. These compact and lightweight shelters provide protection from the elements while keeping your pack weight to a minimum. In this blog post, we will explore what an ultralight bivvy bag is, why it’s…

Introduction: In the face of unforeseen circumstances, having the right survival equipment can mean the difference between life and death. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, an avid camper, or someone preparing for emergencies, having a well-rounded survival equipment list is crucial. This blog aims to provide you with a comprehensive guide to essential survival equipment, ensuring you’re well-prepared for any situation that may arise. Shelter and Sleeping Equipment: Tent/ bivvy: Look for a durable, weather-resistant…

Introduction: When it comes to tactical gear, combat boots play a crucial role in providing comfort, protection, and durability to military personnel, law enforcement officers, outdoor enthusiasts, and even everyday individuals seeking a rugged and versatile footwear option. In this blog post, we will explore the four best lightweight combat boots on the market today, combining durability with weight-saving features without compromising on performance. Whether you’re trekking through rugged terrains or engaged in high-intensity activities,…

Fear (noun): “an unpleasant emotion or thought that you have when you are frightened or worried by something dangerous, painful, or bad that is happening or might happen.” fear: definition What happens when we are scared? The fight-or-flight response begins in the amygdala. The amygdala signals the hypothalamus, which then activates the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is where the nervous system meets the endocrine, or hormone, system. Other things that happen: The sympathetic nervous…

Battle Belts originated from Multi-Gun shooting competitions. They were originally designed to only carry ammo. They enable very quick mag changes and handgun draws, they come in 2 parts; an inner and an outer belt to allow easy release and dressing. It was adopted for use mainly by special forces units for its lightweight, low profile and minimalist set-up. They are used predominately for room clearance and urban ops. What to look for in a…