These military issue boots make great work/utility or hiking boots. The boots feature a Steel Sole Plate that protects the wearer from booby traps, nails and dangerous debris. Surrounding the steel plate is a Rubber Panama Sole that is perfect for muddy environments. The in-step features drainage vents that allow water to move freely in or out of the boot to prevent trench foot. The toe and heel genuine rough-side-out cattlehide leather, while the uppers are made of breathable 1000 Denier Cordura Nylon.