Now you can turn your military patch into an IFF patch


The embroidered military patch on your uniform expresses your purpose but can it save your life?

You wear it proudly and with respect because you’re part of Embroidered Military patchsomething bigger than yourself.  

And while the symbol or words speak of your dedication to your service, unit or beliefs, now there is a way to enhance the patch even more. 

By using IR film technology, you will turn your military patch into a piece of protective gear that can save your life. 


Embroidered military patch is a great piece of art 

 Until recently, the embroidered military patch has stolen the show when it comes to art on a patch.

Printed IR IFF military patchThey have a life of their own and are fun to wear.

The honest truth is, the art and design on an embroidered patch is far better than anything a printed patch could offer.

While a printed IR patch protects against friendly fire, it lacks the style and the pizazz of the standard embroidered patch. 

Until now. 

Lasers have closed the gap: IR patches now have style 

New laser technology now allows you to have the best of both worlds!

Great design with great protection.

With our new laser, we are able to design and manufacture an IR patch that will check all the boxes for style, mission, function, durability and best of all … IFF protection. 

When the job calls for working in the dark, either at the fort or on the battlefield, having a patch on your uniform with IR reflective film can potentially save your life.

No need or hassle to change out patches. One patch can do the job no matter where you are.

One patch you can proudly wear off duty and the same patch will protect you while on duty. 


Watch below as laser cuts out a SEABEAS IR patch! 

Don’t settle for a military patch without IR film

There is no need to settle for just an ordinary embroidered military patch anymore!  

IR.Tools™ has recently made some really cool IR patches for the military and law enforcement units to satisfy style and protection request.  

Your design can be next!  

Send us your design file and let our engineers work their magic.  See photo!

While there may be some limitations, contact us today and let us help you turn your embroidered military patch into an IFF protective patch. 

I Want To Make My Military Patch an IFF Patch!   

 The Author

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Since 2006, Tom has been the driving force behind IR.Tools, dedicated to delivering top-notch infrared solutions to the military, law enforcement, and sportsmen communities.

What began with a single infrared patch has blossomed into a comprehensive store featuring hundreds of IFF patches, vehicle IFF, an extensive suite of thermal training targets, and tools for drone pilots.

Beyond his innovative products, Tom is passionate about educating users on infrared technology and showcasing how advancements in IR can enhance their operations.

Tom holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Regents University.

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