Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

August 29, 2018

3 Make-Or-Break Tactical Gear Components You Need to Know

Know Your Specs Before You Buy

Investing in tactical gear is the single best investment that will keep you and your team safe. To ensure that you buy quality gear every time, we’ve created a...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, VELCRO, Tactical gear solutions

April 10, 2017

First Responders and Tactical Accessories: How You Can Save Vital Time



In the field, seconds matter. If you’re a first responder, wasted time can be the difference between life and death. Your tactical pack matters and the accessories you choose could save you...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Body Armor, EMS, First Responder, Gear, Tactical Gear, VELCRO

February 02, 2017

4 Essential Accessories To Go With Your Hugger

You’re already making an investment in your safety and security by purchasing a Hugger from Vel Tye. But which accessories will help you get the most out of your Hugger?

Here are four accessory...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, American Made, Gear, Tactical Gear, VELCRO

January 18, 2017

Made In the USA: Take a Tour of the Vel Tye Factory


Vel Tye is proud to be an American company, based in one of the military capitals of the country, Virginia Beach, VA. At our production facility, we produce quality tactical gear for law...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, American Made, Gear, Hugger Vest, Materials, Vel Tye, VELCRO, Vest, Virginia Beach

January 09, 2017

Infographic: 5 Gear Bag Essentials for Active Shooter Response

Unfortunately, active shooter events in the U.S. are on the rise. Defined by the FBI as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area,”...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Gear, Law Enforcement, Military, Shooter Response, VELCRO

December 21, 2016

3 Things to Know When Buying Your Own Tactical Vest


More and more, law enforcement and military members are choosing to supplement their provided equipment with personal tactical gear. They’re not doing it for style points – they’re looking for...

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Topics: Hugger Vest, Soft Body Armor, Vel Tye, VELCRO, Vest

December 07, 2016

3 Tips for Maintaining Your VELCRO Tactical Gear


Tactical gear is an investment in your safety. You’ve spent time and money building a foundation of supportive, resilient gear, but if you’re not taking care of it properly, it won’t last as...

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Topics: Hugger Vest, Gear Maintenance, Soft Body Armor, Tactical Gear, Vel Tye, VELCRO