2023 Army–Navy The game moves fast. One of the great traditions of college football is also the opportunity for both service academies to reveal impressive alternate uniforms, something that has become a custom for the rivalry each year.
On Monday, the Navy, outfitted by Under Armour, unveiled its new “Silent Duty Uniform,” honoring the U.S. Submarine Force.
“The entire uniform is awash in Eclipse Navy (the UA’s darkest shade of navy) to mimic the covert design of a submarine hull.” The school website for the new uniforms. read. “The uniform was designed specifically to embody the Force’s nickname: Silent Service. The overall design was intended to be simple and utilitarian to convey the stealth purposes of a submarine design.”
– Navy Athletics (@NavyAthletics) November 20, 2023
Meanwhile, the Army on Tuesday unveiled its “Dogface Soldiers” uniform, which pays tribute to the 3rd Infantry Division. The Nike-designed yarns feature a tan desert motif for the 3rd Infantry’s role in the Iraq War, with the division’s famous mascot, “Rocky the bulldog,” a Walt Disney creation, appearing on the helmet.
— Army Football (@ArmyWP_Football) November 21, 2023
As usually happens, the game will be a real clash of glances. The uniform battle is popular every year and fans are already excited with game day just a few weeks away.
Potentially the best color combination ever created for the Army/Navy game. Both will look great on the field 😲 pic.twitter.com/7A51YIRqU9
—Jason S. (@SpideYstow) November 21, 2023
These uni Army-Navy revelations excite me 🔥 https://t.co/Vwsi7Hp6Rf
– Horse on treadmill (@treadmillhorse) November 21, 2023
The Navy will wear these Silent Service uniforms for the Army-Navy Game in honor of the United States Submarine Force. The color is Eclipse Navy, Under Armour’s darkest shade of navy. One of the best aesthetic traditions of college football. pic.twitter.com/XJ3dNt895x
— NFL Fashion Tips (@fashion_nfl) November 20, 2023
Army vs. Navy. An even matchup made in heaven. pic.twitter.com/sCHvBh7jsV
—Oliver Hodgkinson (@ojhodgkinson) November 21, 2023
Navy abandoned its game against Air Force on October 21, 17-6, while Army scored a surprising victory over the Falcons on November 4, 23-3. Therefore, the Army can capture the Commander in Chief trophy by beating the Navy, while the Midshipmen ensure a tie between the three academies.
Navy (5-5) and Army (5-6) are also each far from bowl eligibility. Navy travels to SMU on Saturday, while Army finishes up the rest of its regular season schedule.
The Army-Navy Game, to be played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, begins at 3 pm ET on Saturday, December 9.