Rugged outdoor, occupational, and casual footwear manufacturer, Rocky Shoes & Boots, Inc, yesterday announced an increase in net income of 17.2 per cent to $1.5 million. The company, which this year won two lucrative military boot contracts from the US Army worth a total of $11.5m, said it was pleased with the results, which include a restructuring charge of $1.3m after it closed its Ohio factory.