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Cadet Uniforms & Clothing for Army Cadets, Air Cadets , Sea Cadets & the CCF

Official Store for the Army Cadets & Supplying Kit Direct to Air Cadets, Sea Cadets & Volunteer Cadet Corps.

For Cadet uniforms there is no better place than right here at Cadet Kit Shop. We provide genuine issue Cadet uniforms, genuine MTP clothing, mess shirts, service dress, uniform jackets, trousers as well as cadet forces t-shirts, combat shirts, shorts and British Army surplus clothing.

We provide a wide range of Genuine Army Surplus this includes MTP Multicam Webbing & Pouches, British Army Blankets, Genuine Berets, British Forces mats, Camo Netting, PLCE Webbing, Army clothing, Military Equipment, Shemaghs, Army Gore Tex Clothing, Army Camo clothing as well as Nato torches and Berets.

We provide excellent quality Cadet Parade Shoes, Black Leather George Boots, Oxford Shoes & Patent Leather with or without boxed spurs.


Since 1949 The Cadet Kit Shop has been the official store for the Army Cadet Force.

The Cadet Kit Shop now serves all Cadet Forces as well as regulars and territorial army.

Customers also include film and television production companies, re-enactment games, airsoft, paintball and outdoor walking / trekking activities. Cadet Kit Shop is Part of the All Arms Organisation, an MoD contractor with a history dating back well into the 19th Century.


In 1949 the fore-runner of the Cadet Kit Shop started its life based in Buckingham Gate, London, SWl. Sited next door to the Queen's Westminster's Rifles TA, The London Scottish Regiment TA and also a stone's throw from Wellington Barracks, a spiritual home of the Foot Guards.

The Ministry of Defence became responsible for its change of location and it was moved to the Army Cadet Force Training Centre at Frimley, Surrey. With the progress of time, the Ministry of Defence decided that it would sever its connection with its commercial counterpart. A bid tender was advertised and applicants were given the opportunity to make their presentations and bid documents to acquire the management and ownership.

Ammo & Company Ltd were enthusiastic to obtain a retail platform to end-users. Their marketing arm was producing 'Birmingham Metal Bashing' such as regimental badges, buttons, furniture for cross belts, waist belts and the like and were already major suppliers to the Official Cadet Kit Shop as it became known. Ammo & Company Ltd are also contractors to the Ministry of Defence and deal directly with all branches of the Armed Forces in the UK as well as extensively overseas.

Ammo was successful in the bid and obtained the total acquisition including its intellectual property in January 2007. The future of The Official Cadet Kit Shop was secure and we relish the growth and expansion online. The product range is expanded rapidly over the past few months to cover a wide range of kit for the Army Cadet Force, Combined Cadet Force, Sea Cadets, Air Training Corps, RAF and VCC.


Cadet Kit Shop is proud of our history serving forces for decades. Over this time we have built up close ties with top brands such as Camelbak, Stanley Flasks, Nite Ize, Bridgedale Socks, Keela, Mechanix Gloves, Ammo & Company, Viper, Snugpak, Web-Tex, Alt-Berg, Highlander, Helikon, Exped, Rite in the Rain, JetBoil, Silva and many more.

Our close relationships permit us to offer products to our customers at much lower prices yet maintaining the high quality, durability and comfort that has come to be expected. We are the largest manufacturer and supplier of Cadet Badges such as the Army Cadet Force badges, Air Cadet Badges, Volunteer Cadet Corps badges and Combined Cadet Force badges. Through our parent company Ammo & Co we are also the leading supplier of berets in the UK such as commando beret, Genuine RAF Beret, Maroon Beret, Rifle Green Berets, Air Corps Beret, Navy Berets and many more – as well as side hats, forage caps, dress caps, helmets & headovers.

We also provide an extensive range of extreme weather clothing from Snugpak & Viper and cold-proof jackets. These are suitable for walking, hiking, outdoor activities and Duke of Edinburgh. We have DofE Highlander rucksacks, DofE Snugpak sleeping bags and sleeping bag liners such as Exped.

You can protect your kit with our comprehensive range of Nikwax wash, direct, wax, basefresh, proof and more.

To find what you need for ACF, Air Cadets or CCF you can use the top links to pick your Cadet Force direct.

Alternatively you can use our instant search at the top or use the drop down to menu to browse embroidered badges, metal badges, shoulder titles, tents, survival aids, cooking, shirts, genuine issue multicam MTP and much more.


We believe in our products and have hundreds of thousands of customers over the 70+ years we have been around.

We provide Free Delivery as standard on orders over £60 and for only £5.99 if orders are under that or for Next Day Delivery. Lower cost Royal Mail options are also available. Deliveries are sent by DPD and provided with a one hour delivery slot for your convenience.

Top Quality & Low Prices in our Online UK Cadet Shop

We accept payments via Apple Pay, Android Pay, Paypal or Credit/Debit Card. All backed up as you would expect by super strong 256Bit Military Grade SSL certificate as well as PCI DSS compliance.

We are approved to ISO 9001 and have Cyber Essentials certification.

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