This rugged boot's 8” shaft offers ankle support and protection on rough terrain in a plain-toe design that meets AR 670-1 (DA PAM 670-1) and AF136-2903 (184.108.40.206.) requirements. The LOWA Patrol outsole features 5mm deep lugs for reliable traction on dirt and mud, and it's also slip-resistant, heat-, fuel-, and oil-resistant, while insulating against heat and cold. The PU MONOWRAP® frame delivers superb lateral stability and long-lasting underfoot support, and features shock-absorbing heel design for all-day comfort. The closed lace-loop system features a locking lace loop to allow the user to customize different tensions between the ankle and foot for walking comfort. Durably waterproof/breathable.