The Oakley Elite Assault Boots are built like a tank. The 8" Cordura upper is durable and lightweight to ensure long wearability while remaining quick on your feet. The breathable fabrichelps keep you coolwhile maintaining its abrasion-resistant properties. This AR 670-1 & AFI 36-2903 Compliant pair of boots is crafted with a Vibram SPE Midsole that improves resiliency while maintaining durability and providing the signature Oakley footwear cushioning as it minimizes ground impact. The Vibram Litebase Outsoles are an expanded feature from the Lightweight Assault boots making it lighter than its predecessor. The quick on-off system features braided, nylon laces that are durable & create a locked-in fit to keep in line with Oakley's superior footwear build.