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Duty Gear Press Releases

August 21, 2013
Safariland® Expands 7TS Holster Series with ALS®/SLS and SLS Models

Safariland® announced today the expansion of the all new 7TS™ Holster Series. Initially launched in ALS® (Automatic Locking System) models, nine new duty and tactical holsters are now available in the combination ALS®/SLS (Self Locking System) and in SLS-only retention models. 7TS holsters feature a patent-pending design which strengthens the holster body. This unique design allows the holsters to be constructed of SafariSeven™, a proprietary DuPont™ nylon blend. SafariSeven offers enhanced heat and cold tolerances, making it almost impervious to the elements and is highly durable, extremely lightweight and impact-resistant.

August 05, 2013
Team Safariland’s Jessie Duff and BJ Norris Break Records at 2013 Steel Challenge

Team Safariland® members Jessie Duff and BJ Norris proved once again why they are among the fastest shooters in the world as the pair captured multiple titles at the 2013 Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships in Frostproof, Florida.

July 11, 2013
Bianchi® Enhances www.Bianchi-Intl.com with New Features!

Bianchi® excitedly announced today the launch of their new website design providing simple navigation, larger images and expanded holster fit information to enhance the overall user experience. Key updates to the site include the integration of The Safariland Group’s “Holster Finder” which has seamlessly increased the number of gun fits listed on the site. With the increase in gun fit listing, an updated filtering system for holster selection has been incorporated and users can filter by several options, including the most frequently used: Gun Manufacturer and Gun Model.

July 09, 2013
Team Safariland's Bobby McGee Announced ESP Division Champion at 2013 IDPA Regional Championship

ONTARIO, California –Safariland® congratulates team member, Bobby McGee, for winning the ESP (Enhanced Service Pistol) Division with the fastest overall time of 187.87 at the 2013 IDPA Central California Regional Championship held in Winton, CA on Sunday, June 30.

July 05, 2013
Safariland® Congratulates Winners of 2013 MGM Ironman 3 Gun Match

Safariland® Congratulates Team Safariland members Mike Voigt and Maggie Reese who won the Open class and Iron Maiden classes, respectively, at the 2013 MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament June 2-8 in Parma, Idaho. As one of the most grueling three-day matches in the circuit, competitors shot more than 1,000 rounds to complete the ten stages of fire. Additional shooters competing with Safariland equipment also placed high in the ranks. Travis Gibson achieved a close second in the Open class and Mark Hanish took the Scoped Tactical class Championship. Safariland also congratulates Barry Dueck for once again winning the Heavy Metal class which was followed closely by Mark Hanish.

July 03, 2013
Safariland® Adds New Compact Pistol Fits for its 5198 Open Top Concealment Holster

Safariland® announced today that it has released three additional fits in the popular 5198 Open Top Concealment Holster. Ideal for concealment and range use, the latest offerings now available are for the popular Ruger LC9®, Springfield XD-S™ and the S&W M&P SHIELD™ compact handguns.

July 03, 2013
Team Safariland's Robert Vogel Dominates The 2013 IDPA Carolina Cup

Safariland® congratulates team member Robert Vogel, for winning the Stock Service Pistol (SSP) Division at the 2013 Carolina Cup for the third time. Vogel dominated the entire match coming in with the fastest overall time of 192.41, defending his title from more than 350 competitors. Vogel took the title of Most Accurate and High Law Enforcement. Safariland also applauds Team Safariland member Bobby McGee who placed a high 6th in the Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) Division.

June 27, 2013
Safariland® Releases New Popular Gun Fits for its Range Series Holsters

Safariland® announced today that it has released three additional fits in the Range Series, one of its newest holster collections. The Ruger LC9, Springfield XD-S™, and the S&W M&P SHIELD™ are among the latest line extensions for this series of holsters growing in popularity.

June 11, 2013
Bianchi® Offers Concealed Holster Fits for the Smith & Wesson M&P SHIELD

Bianchi® announced today that it has added fits for the S&W M&P SHIELD in two of its popular concealment models offering both outside-the-waistband and inside-the-waistband options for this popular handgun. The Model 75 Venom™ leather belt slide model features a contour-molded front and flat back for a slim profile on the belt. The Allusion™ Series Model 135 Suppression™ is a tuckable IWB holster offering excellent comfort and concealability.

June 03, 2013
Team Safariland Doug Koenig and Jessie Duff Win the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament

Safariland® congratulates Team Safariland members for their performance and accolades at the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament. Doug Koenig achieved an amazing15th Bianchi Cup national title with a clean score of 1920-183x! Doug had close competition from fellow Team Safariland member, Carl Bernosky, who also had a clean score with 1920-178x. In addition, Jessie Duff went on to capture the ladies championship title, while Robert Vadasz won the Metallic division and Rob Leatham finished a close second in the production division, all using Safariland holsters and equipment.

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