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by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). February 16, 2012 While DefenseReview (DR) was examining all the new products at the Diamondhead USA booth at SHOT Show... (Read More)

by Jeff Richardson / jrichardson@newsminer.com Butch Whiting displays a woodland camouflage pattern on Feb. 2, 2012, developed by his Fairbanks-based company, Kryptek. The company is one of five finalists to develop a new set of camo patterns for the U.S. Army. Butch Whiting displays a woodland camouflage pattern on Feb. 2, 2012, developed by his Fairbanks-based company, Kryptek. The company is one of five finalists to develop a new set... (Read More)

As the U.S. Army considers adopting a new pattern of camouflage, here’s a look back at its use in history, art and fashion. Click here for the slideshow

When Kryptek set out to design our main hunting pant we wanted to do something that was different from everyone else in the hunting industry (not an easy task). Six pocket pants and have been done a million times over, pants with knee pad pocket are very few but they have been done. Our plan from the beginning has always been to incorporate features that we have used and seen... (Read More)

We have received several e-mails asking “What does Kryptek Mean?” Kryptek (cryp-tech) Kryptek was derived from the words Kryptos and Technology. Kryptos is a Greek word for “hidden or secret”. The word Techno comes from the Greek word Techne meaning “Art, Craft, or Skill”. Therefore the meaning of Kryptek, as intended by the founders, is: “The Art of being Hidden” – Hidden from the elements of Mother Nature. Protected. “Secret... (Read More)

We are introducing a technical hunting clothing line that has Military tactical apparel attributes imbedded in it. Many of these features have come to fruition from years of combat in ultra extreme conditions and environments. We saw a need…and a window of opportunity… the hunting apparel industry was lacking a technical clothing line that was functional, durable, dependable, reliable and didn’t break the bank, so we formed Kryptek. Butch and... (Read More)

The question has been asked how I came to be involved with Kryptek Outdoor Group.  I pause long enough to reflect on an answer.  I’m a guy who doesn’t make friends easily.  My standards are high and I trust very few, to a flaw.  But these guys are a different breed, guys who I want to hunt with. It was a year ago, nearly to the day of this blog... (Read More)

The Marco Polo sheep is a species available only to the elite sectors of the hunting population, those with more expendable cash flow than most annual salaries provide. Never before had I imagined myself being privy to such a wild and majestic pursuit; but as luck would have it, my longtime hunting partner asked me to join him on this round-the-world journey of a lifetime. A quick stop at the... (Read More)