For the ultimate in performance footwear for tactical professionals, Bates introduces the Bates E02268 GX-8 GORE-TEX Waterproof Black Side Zip Boot. This is ideal for security personal that work around x-ray scanners and are looking for a nonmetallic airport safe boot. This boot is constructed of 100% full grain leather and tear resistant Cordura in a standard 8 inch military height. This boot offers waterproof protection with a durable Gore-Tex lining that will keep your feet dry even when stepping through standing water. A nonmetallic side zipper provides easy wear and removal for tactical professionals that are constantly on the go.the high density EVA midsole reduces impact on the heel and ball your foot, reducing fatigue throughout the day. Whether you are on patrol duty or preparing for a tactical mission, the Bates E02268 boot will keep you performing all day long.