|TUFFkushion® Sole Construction with Ripple outsole.
Upper made of non-water absorbent leather. Quarters are 1000 DENIER Cordura®.
Lace-to-toe lacing allows better fit in the forefoot.
Pull tab on backstay for easier donning of boot.
Contour cushion insert for added comfort. (Specification issue)
More versatile boot for less money than government issue ICB
Much cooler than the government issue ICB. Boot upper fully lined with moisture wicking Aero-spacer.
Weighs less than the government issue ICB.
MADE IN USA.|
All TUFFkushion® products can be resoled.
1941 Wellco Enterprises Inc. began operations in Waynesville, NC. Ro-Search Inc. a subsidiary, develops shoe manufacturing processes and licenses its technology to other manufactures world-wide.
1965 First Vietnam Jungle Boot contract awarded. Wellco production reached 5000 pairs per day. Ro-Search supplied technology to equipment to eleven other manufacturers.
1968 With U.S. Army Natick R&D Center, Wellco and Ro-Search developed the first general purpose all-leather DMS (Direct Molded Sole) combat boot.
Vulcanized DMS (Direct Molded Sole) construction is designed for maximum bond and durability.
1970 First blast protective overboot developed by Ro-Search for use in mine clearance operations. Subsequently developed blast protective boot for wear in mine infested areas.
1984-1985 Present Army Water-Repellent Combat Boot developed by Wellco/Ro-Search and selected from among seven prototypes entered in a ‘walk-off’ competition.
1988-1991 Developed prototype Desert Boot, subsequently modified to incorporate improvements specified by General Norman Schwarzkopf and placed in production in record time for Operation Desert Storm.
1999 Completed final phase of 1995 Contract awarded by U.S. Army Natick to develop a boot that would reduce foot injuries through the use of running shoe technology. Achieved 30% reduction in injuries.
2000 Introduced a new line of combat boots incorporating running-shoe technology.
Blast protective boot and overboot enhanced by incorporating polyurethane injection, combined with rubber in the tread area for traction and wear.
General Ro-Search has supplied technology and equipment for combat boot production for the Armed Forces of numerous countries outside of the U.S. Wellco supplies Hot Weather Boots, Desert Boots, and Blast Protective footwear to the Armed Forces of a number of countries, in addition to the U.S., the United Kingdom, and New Zealand.
SHIPPING TIMES: Most, but not all orders leave our warehouse within 1-7 business days. Allow time from the day we ship for UPS or the USPS to deliver it to you from Upstate NY. Please call for rush orders before 2:00 Eastern time. That means that some items, to some locations could take two weeks or more. Remember, we're a 50 year old family run business, so feel free to call us for a rush. We can get most of our items out the same day and use next day air and get it to you tomorrow, but you need to call before 2:00 Eastern time.
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WE CAN NOT SHIP CASES OF CANNED FOOD OUTSIDE OF THE LOWER 48.
Prices subject to change without notice. We are not liable for any typographical errors or errors in pricing.
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