The Belleville Tactical Research Kiowa 303 is has a sleek, low profile outsole for improved feel and mobility. The sole utilizes a Multi-directional lug design for uneven terrain. This is a newer generation "pursuit" boot designed to be lightweight and cool in hot climates. The "Over-laseted" EVA midsole is ideal for shock attenuation. The Kiowa 303 has a stabilizer strap for the heel and ankle. At just over a pound per boot, this is a very lightweight boot.