Blue Force Gear
Face of Blue Force Gear
Meet the team – Blue Force Gear is a small town company with worldwide reach. The crew at Blue Force Gear strives for excellence in all they do, which comes across in the precision and quality of their products.
Ashley Burnsed started Blue Force Gear with the belief and passion that he could improve the gear that our law enforcement, military and civilians use. Ashley teamed up with Larry Vickers, a retired US Army 1st SFOD-Delta combat veteran and developed the Vickers Combat Weapon Sling.
Blue Force Gear is not satisfied with making the same thing as everyone else - merely changing the color or style. “We design by a code of advancement - if we can’t make something better than what is currently available, we don’t make it,” says Burnsed. Constant innovation makes Blue Force Gear stand out in view of their growing
Blue Force is proud to have pioneered technological innovations that have revolutionized load carriage and weapon carrying, establishing the world’s best weapon sling and the world’s lightest, MOLLE compatible load carriage.
ULTRAcomp, BFG’s proprietary high performance laminate, far exceeds the military standard for air textured nylon in tear and abrasion resistance. Its hydrophobic features allow products to stay dry and light, whereas standard air textured nylon retains water and gets extra heavy when wet. The last thing our service men and women need is extra weight on their already heavy load. In addition, this ULTRAcomp, has half the thickness of a dime, allowing easy movement for
They are continually improving their gear lineup and looking for more ways to improve and serve the tactical gear industry and, ultimately, the warriors here at home and worldwide. This includes their Helium Whisper MOLLE attachment system. Their patented design drastically reduces the number of parts needed for MOLLE attachment, minimizes the potential for errors and weak points, is easier to produce, and most of all is lighter than any other pouch attachments system available. Pouches with the Helium Whisper attachment system are currently issued to some our nation’s most elite units, several with NSN listings.
The best part about Blue Force Gear’s inspiring operation? All these innovative and exceptional ideas originated right here in the Lowcountry. Blue Force Gear slings are sewn, packaged and shipped in Pooler, Georgia, and all of their products are proudly made in the USA, proving innovation and quality are the real faces of the South.
– Ashley Burnsed