ACFT: ADS’ Solution for the Army’s New Human Performance Initiative

By November 6, 2019Army, Human Performance, Medical
ACFT Army Combat Fitness Test

In October 2019, phase 2 of the six-event Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) implementation period began. The ACFT is replacing the 39-year-old Army Physical Fitness Test and will become the Army physical test of record no later than October 2020. Each of the 6 events highlight fitness components that can be applied to common soldier tasks. The six-event test includes:

The 6 event test includes:

3 Repetition Maximum Deadlift (MDL)

3 Repetition Maximum Deadlift

Standing Power Throw (SPT)

Standing Power Throw (SPT)

Hand Release Push-Up–Arm Extension (HRP)

Hand Release Push-Up–Arm Extension (HRP)

Leg Tuck (LTK)

Sprint-Drag-Carry (SDC)

Sprint-Drag-Carry (SDC)

Leg Tuck (LTK)

Hand Release Push-Up–Arm Extension (HRP)

Two-Mile Run (2MR)

ACFT: Army Combat Fitness Test

“This test was developed in this way to better predict a Soldier’s readiness for the demands of the modern-day battlefield and to validate that the soldier is prepared for combat.”
– ACFT IOC

Required Products vs. ADS Solutions

Required Products

ADS Solutions

Hex Bar or Trap-Bar
REQUIREMENT: Hexagon Bar / Trap-Bar

Hexagon bar/trap-bar (no d-handles); Minimum load bearing 500 lbs/ 226.7

Olympic size. Weight: 60lb (unloaded) must be within +/- 2 pounds of claimed weight

Durable hexagonal frame welded from 1.5” square steel tubing (1.5”SCH 80 pipe sleeves)

GSA# BF_ACFTHEX_60
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Hex Ba
ADS SOLUTION: Beaverfit Hex Bar

Minimum load bearing 500 lbs/ 226.7

Weight: 60lb (unloaded)

Durable hexagonal frame welded from 1.5" square steel tubing (1.5” SCH 80 pipe sleeves)

17" of loadable sleeve length (to accommodate four each 45lb bumper plates w/collar);

Knurled, parallel handles measure 1.34" in diameter and are spaced 25" on center

Industrial grade zinc powder-coated to seal the bar from oxygen to prevent rust.

Hollow sleeve design

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Generic Bumper Plate
REQUIREMENT: Bumper Plates (550LB SET)

Standard diameter 445mm - 450mm with a tolerance of +/- 1 mm (17.5197 - 17.7165”)

Rubber plates made from virgin or recycled rubber

Shore durometer 75-85 Shore A /optimal 80 +/- 5.0.; as per International Organization for Standardization (ISO-48-4:2018)

GSA# GMG_ACFTBP (plate weights available 10, 15, 25, 35, 45)
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ACFT Bumper Plates
ADS SOLUTION: Wright Equipment Bumper Plates

Diameter of 445mm - 450mm with a tolerance of +/- 1 mm (17.5197 - 17.7165 inch)

Made from recycled rubber

Shore durometer 75-85 Shore A /optimal 80 +/- 5.0.

Collar opening: 50.40mm - 50.44mm

Integrated hub stainless steel disc insert

Weight tolerance: +/- 1% of claimed weight;

Bumper Plate Width/Weight: 10lb Plate (Width 1 3/8”); 15lb Plate (Width 1 7/8”); 25lb Plate (Width 2 1/4”); 35lb Plate (Width 3 1/8”); 45lb Plate (Width 3 3/4")

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barbell collar spring pair
REQUIREMENT: Barbell Collar/Spring (pair)

Designed to be used on Hexagon/Trap Bar

Plastic or metal 2” x 2” barbell collar

Weight: 1lb to 2lb per pair

Must ensure collar and bar selected are fully compatible. Fits allowable range between 1.85 to 2.10 (inches) on each side. Not all collars work with all bars

GSA# GMG_ACFTBC_HEX
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Beaverfit Barbell Collar Spring Pair
ADS SOLUTION: BeaverFit’s Grey Man Gear line of Trap Bar Collars

Plastic with metal components

2" x 2" bar collar

Weight: 1lb per pair

Collar is fully compatible with BeaverFit Hex/Trap bar being supplied with this proposal. Fits allowable range between 1.85 to 2.10 inches on each side.

Barbell collar color is pictured as red but will be grey/black.

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Nylon sled
REQUIREMENT: Nylon Sled (with Pull Strap)

Thick heavy duty nylon, fiber glass, polyester, or a combination of different fibers

Sled standard size is between 23” and 25” (length) between 20” and 21” (width); with reinforced padding/strips

Can handle up to four 45lb plates (180lbs)affixed to the center of the sled by an adjustable heavy duty strap

GSA# SPUD32
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Magic Carpet with Upper Body Strap
ADS SOLUTION: Spud Inc’s Magic Carpet with Upper Body Strap (Army PT Test Pack)

20” x 24” Heavy duty woven nylon sled bag

Maximum load capacity of 180 lbs. or four 45 lb. plates affixed to center of the sled with an adjustable heavy duty strap

1” Wide x 93” Long Pull Strap with reinforced handles

Strap affixes to sled by way of 2-1/2” diameter metal ring

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medicine ball
REQUIREMENT: 10LB Rubber/PVC Medicine Ball

The medicine ball shall be made from solid rubber or PVC, not greater than 10” in diameter

Must be 10lb in weight and no more than 1%(1.6 oz) deviation, no other weight is acceptable

The medicine ball shall be heavy duty, and non-malleable unlike a slam ball. A textured grip surface should make it easy to handle

GSA# GMG_ACFTMB_10
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Beaverfit 10lb Medicine Ball
ADS SOLUTION: BeaverFit’s Grey Man Gear Medicine Ball

Made from solid PVC (rubber alternative)

Diameter: 9 inches

Weight: 10 lbs

Heavy duty, non-malleable with textured grip surface

Round with even thickness PVC to prevent warping/spinning

Made from a solid, durable PVC shell designed to withstand normal impacts and not lose its shape

Internal materials do not shift and are not sand or similar

Ball is weather-proof due to thick PVC HD Matte Shell

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BeaverFit Grey Man Gear line of Kettlebells
REQUIREMENT: 40LB Kettlebell

Shall be made of a natural, slip free texture with a seamless and even finish

Weight will be 40lbs +/- 1%

Cast iron or steel construction

Powder coated

Approximate height: 11” to 12”

GSA# GMG_ACFTKB_40
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kettlebells
ADS SOLUTION: BeaverFit’s Grey Man Gear Kettle Bells

Single state mold creates a seamless and even finish

Weight: 40lbs

Cast Iron

Powder coated with non-slip finish to give a natural, slip-free texture

Height: 11.5”

Diameter: 8.5” inches

Accommodates hands of any size

One-piece design with a flat base

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measuring tape
REQUIREMENT: Measuring Tape

Must be capable of measuring in metric

Long-lasting, vinyl-coated fiberglass tapes in ABS shatter resistant case

Open reel with easy to wind, flush-folding handle

1x30m: Open Reel Tape Measure Inch/Metric Scale with Double Nylon Coated Fiberglass Blade 98 to 100-Feet/30M by 1/2-Inch

GSA# FLT18M100
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Keson Fiberglass Measuring Tape
ADS SOLUTION: Keson's Fiberglass Measuring Tape

Must be capable of measuring in metric;

Long-lasting, vinyl-coated fiberglass tapes in ABS shatter resistant case;

Open reel with easy to wind, flush-folding handle;

1x30m: Open Reel Tape Measure Inch/Metric Scale with Double Nylon Coated Fiberglass Blade 98 to 100-Feet/30M by 1/2-Inch;

Measuring tape color is non-specific.

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ADS ACFT INFO:
IDIQ Contract Number: W56HZV-19-D-0070

RESOURCES:
ADS ACFT Brochure

ADS Inc. works with top human performance suppliers to provide our deployed service men and women with the products they need to train for and pass the ACFT. We leverage our diverse supplier relationships to source and integrate a total solution that is on time and on target, every time. Partnered with BeaverFit, we have the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) Equipment Set you need for your battalion.

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