Genuine Gear designs and manufactures Military - inspired clothing of the highest quality that meets and exceeds customers expectations. Since 1967, Propper International, Genuine Gear parent company, has delivered over 50 million garments to the U.S. armed forces. From the battlefields to the streets, Propper has developed a reputation for comfortable, rugged and relentlessly durable apparel. Now Propper introduces Genuine Gear. Genuine Gear BDUs, or Battle Dress Uniforms, are made to the same standards as Propper's regular line of garments but with a price that provides the best value on the market for high quality military and public safety apparel.