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This boot follows the most hated Shoe Switzerland

He's the new quality of Shoe for the feet of all the Swiss soldiers, the combat boots 19. Special appearance characteristic: It is brown and not black like the previous generations. The new combat boots 19, the Armasuisse, the Swiss defence earner, self-developed and commissioned, is a kind of trekking Shoe is light. It is relatively easy, of course, all-weather suitable, and he is a developer and manufacturer promise – compared to the old combat boots 90 regarding rolling resistance optimized.

Lots of award

The times seem to be over, so finally, as the soldiers greasing the "heavy soil", which had to be worn beginning in the 1990s, first of all, and had to knead, until you could carry them after a long time of suffering at all to some extent pain-free. Interestingly, Exactly the same as the last generations of the "cold warriors" complained the end of the 1980s, about her shoes, complained to today's soldiers generations about the combat boots 90. To be bulky, heavy, pain-causing the leather boots, it was said. This Shoe, propose to the probably most hated in the country, soon the last hour. From next year, the modern combat boots 19 takes its place.

He has had. The combat boots 90 will be replaced in 2020. Photo: Gaëtan Bally (Keystone)

On the 29. October has been awarded the Swiss defence authority Armasuisse four Lots for the production of the new combat boot 19, the military way, "KS19" is the correct abbreviation to the point. To be precise, procured Armasuisse two different types of footwear, firstly, the above-mentioned combat boots 19, on the other, the "combat boots hard-to-19". The latter is a protection from the cold Shoe.

Armasuisse spokeswoman Jacqueline Stampfli says: "both models are fully leather models breathable suede leather. Both have a membrane and are isolated to varying degrees, so that in the future we can equip the soldiers with a model for the Winter and a 3-season-model – spring/summer/autumn."

On the 29. October was Armasuisse four Shoe producers of the award; among them the Swiss branch of the Lowa shoes AG in Matten bei Interlaken (35'000 Pairs), and Minerva in Porrentruy (75'000 Pairs) are found. In addition, the German company Meindl GmbH and Haix got shoes bigger orders. What the shoes cost, don't want to Armasuisse say.

production outside of Switzerland

the shoes, no matter are no longer Produced, one of which is the company – however, long ago in Switzerland. The commercial, which could run such large orders, there is no more in this country. The tradition of Jurassic Shoe factory Minerva rich in Porrentruy, the production was on Swiss soil in the year 2008.

Very pleased with the obtained Supplement Christoph Gilgen of the company Lowa showed. The practice of awarding Armasuisse mean, ultimately, a commitment to the Shoe production in Europe. The hand-stitched shoes from Lowa for the Swiss army all in Lowa-production plants in Europe, says Gilgen would. The Supplement safe – as regards distribution and minor repairs – also a certain amount of value added in Switzerland.

Created: 31.10.2019, 15:42 PM

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