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What is military surplus merchandise and why is there such a demand for it?

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Most people have heard of the term “military surplus”, but what is it exactly, and why is there such a demand for it.  In this article, GMS explains all you need to know about military surplus, and debunks some common myths.    Is military surplus stolen, donated, auctioned, or purchased directly? The military surplus clothing we sell at GMS is purchased directly from overseas military bodies, including armies and navies through reputable agencies and agents with whom we have long standing relationships.  The stock we buy is either unused or gently used. Either way, it is no longer wanted by the relevant military facility, army or navy, and they sell the military surplus in bulk at excellent prices, the reason...

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Changing seasons demand the right apparel for warmth

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Although the weather is still beautifully warm, it’s a good idea to start thinking of the onset of autumn and winter. One of the best ways to ensure that your company remains productive throughout the cold winter months is to invest in top quality jackets and coats to keep your staff warm. When employees don’t have suitable apparel to keep them warm, they can be less productive and less willing to venture outside to perform patrols and monitor operations. GMS has the ideal solution for this: general military surplus from bush jackets to long overcoats and accessories, from some of the world’s top armies and marine corps. This general military surplus clothing is comfortable, offers excellent freedom of movement, and...

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Demand Growing in SA for General Military Surplus Apparel

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South Africa is well-known for its sunny skies and warm climate. However, South Africa also experiences extreme weather conditions which vary from province to province. With heavy summer rainfall in certain areas, and short, cold winters with rainfall, frost and snow in other areas, making it necessary to protect yourself against the harsh elements.  If you (or your employees) spend a lot of time outdoors, chances are you need some form of protective clothing: whether it’s a warm jacket for the winter, protective boots, or a hat to protect you from the sun, GMS has you covered.    The History of General Military Surplus Goods is an Interesting One Did you know that General Military surplus dates back to 1872,...

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GMS: Your chosen supplier for all your agricultural clothing

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Farming has always been a large part of South Africa’s pride and culture. However, over the past few years, South Africa’s agricultural industry has been growing in leaps and bounds. In fact, it is now one of the fastest growing business sectors in South Africa today.  If you are a farmer or work in the agricultural sector, are you wearing the right clothing for the job and can you say the same for those who work alongside you?    GMS provides suitable clothing for farming  General Military Surplus (GMS) is a supplier of a broad range of gently used military surplus clothing, imported from Europe.  Since we understand that it’s not always possible to go into a physical shop to...

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GMS Apparel & Accessories For All Your Outdoor Requirements

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General Military Surplus (GMS) is South Africa’s largest supplier of gently used military surplus clothing and accessories.  We stock jackets, parkas, coats and hats that have been imported from military organisations throughout the world.  Whether it is a field jacket from the British Army, a warm parka from the German Navy or a camouflage coat used by the Dutch military, GMS has exactly what you need to withstand the cold, rain and chill.    General military surplus offers a certain amount of protection from the harsh African weather conditions for outdoor enthusiasts South Africans spend a lot of time outdoors, and fishing, hunting and hiking are popular outdoor pursuits.  Although the South African climate is largely warm, sunny and mild,...

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Camouflage With General Military Surplus Apparel & Accessories

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Looking forward to your next fishing trip? If so, make sure you stop by and visit General Military Surplus!   Investing in good quality shirts, outerwear and jackets or hats and shoes is just as important as your fishing equipment. While most fishing enthusiasts focus on fishing equipment (which is very important), did you know that the clothing you wear can mean the difference between a great and a mediocre fishing expedition?  To optimise your fishing experience, make sure that you wear good quality shirts, outerwear, and jackets. Shoes and hats are also important, and these should provide you with all the comfort you need and protection from the elements.  Here at General Military Surplus, we sell a broad range...

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GMS Has A Super Range Of Military Style Field Shirts & Jackets

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Being South Africa’s leading online supplier of international quality military surplus, GMS stocks an extensive and exclusive range of premium military shirts and jackets - available in a variety of colours, styles and sizes. Military surplus clothing is the perfect attire for security teams, hunters, farmers, game rangers or any outdoor enthusiasts, especially during colder weather conditions such as the early mornings and late evenings of Spring. Military surplus items are designed to ensure military personal are kept warm during the harshest weather conditions. When in the field, it is imperative to ensure you are equipped with attire that is protective and easily adaptable to any outdoor surrounding.   Camo is a classic style and always on-trend in some form...

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General Military Surplus Outerwear Is Available To Purchase Online

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GMS is South Africa’s leading online supplier of genuine military surplus coats and jackets. We stock a wide range of premium quality military surplus items for sale at excellent prices that you won’t find elsewhere. Visit us online to discover our extensive collection.   Buy a military surplus coat or jacket for yourself or buy in bulk for your security team or workforce. Bulk orders welcome! Did you know that military surplus clothing was designed for use in the army during the freezing temperatures of the northern hemisphere winter? Not only do they keep you toasty and warm, but they are also very comfortable to wear, allowing you to go about your everyday tasks with ease. General military surplus coats...

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Quality European Stock Now Available Online - GMS

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General Military Surplus is South Africa’s foremost supplier of military surplus clothing from Europe. Browse our wide selection of military surplus clothing and enjoy delivery throughout South Africa. General Military Surplus coats and jackets shipped locally and internationally. Order online. E-commerce has been taking off in a big way in South Africa over the past few years and South Africans are becoming well-versed in online shopping. If you are looking for premium quality and gently used jackets and military surplus clothing that has been imported from the European military, why not visit our website and find the perfect product for yourself or your team? Whether you need a good quality jacket that will keep you warm while fishing or hunting,...

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The Versatile Parka From GMS Is A Winner This Season

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With the cold weather now upon us, there are a few wardrobe staples that will see you through the worst of the winter season. One of the bestselling items here at General Military Surplus is our versatile parka. Whether you need a good quality jacket to keep you warm while travelling to work, a solid coat to ward off the chill while fishing or hunting, or if you simply need something that will last longer than a few years, our trendy military parkas are your best bet! Camo – Style Fabric Print Most Popular Parka Buy And Always On Trend Not only are our General Military Surplus parkas top quality and highly rated, they are also incredibly stylish! Our military...

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