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Uses Of Tents In Modern Day

If there is one thing that almost all cultures around the world have in common it is the tent. It is used as habitation by nomadic cultures, for recreation by campers and as semi-permanent dwellings by both the military and international aid agencies. 

They are also used as shading and weather cover for special events such as parties, weddings, concerts and corporate events. You can shop for these tents online. You can add to cart your order before making your purchase.

For over two centuries tents have been a major part of the everyday working life of armies around the world. This is because they are relatively quick to set up and take down. In the modern day this has not changed and currently the US Department of Defense or DoD is the largest user of military tents. 

These tents are used as temporary barracks, dining facilities, forward operating bases, tactical operation HQ's and even as recreation areas. These modern military marvels are specifically built for military use and can be equipped with air conditioning or heating depending on the environment.

Camping is an extremely popular form of recreation in almost every country and in many cases tents or tent-like domains are used. This is because tents are economical and practical to use in the wilderness.

Select The Right Camping Tents From Army Surplus

There are military tents for every purpose and for every fun camping activity. They come in many sizes for every exciting trip. A 6 person tent in a cabin type structure has shock-corded poles and color-coded poles for an easy to set up tent. This particular one would be great to use for extended camping trips. You can also buy military tents from www.rddusa.com/shop/base-x-tent-305-18-x-25-2.

The military tents offer the finest canvas which stays dry. When raining the stitches swell creating waterproof stitching. The canvas is actually a breathable material with low humidity inside and will resist tearing where nylon materials can begin to rip and fray after a while in the sun. 

Even though the canvas tents make it more expensive when purchased, in the long run it will outlast the nylon making for a better quality investment. Caravan canopy tents make for great dining outdoors for special occasions or just relaxing in spring and summer. 

These have been used as the first shelters set up during disasters and are also used for setting up a shelter from the sun during craft shows and outdoor swap meets. Huge military tents are set up for our soldiers providing shelter from the wind, sun and rain.