The DEFCON contingency resumes its relationship with Vans Syndicate, again looking to the Sk8-Hi Notchback Pro silhouette to produce another handsome military-inspired iteration. The shoe here comes dressed up with Maritime Assault Suit (MAS) grey ballistic textile through the upper, a nod to a special color variance used by English Navy special operatives. This color is complimented by rich navy pigskin suede at the tongue, lace panel, and hallmark Jazz stripe at the side. Nods to both the American and British armed forces are presented in tags at the neck of the shoe, while a reversed ‘waffle’ tread outsole ensures traction for everyday missions. Pick up this iteration of the DEFCON x Vans Syndicate Sk8-Hi Notchback Pro “S” at select Syndicate retailers beginning November 15.