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2005 Duty Gear Press Releases

August 06, 2005
Doug Koenig Adds Another Masters Championship

Shooting in good conditions, Koenig won the event by a considerable margin over second place finisher Bruce Piatt. Koenig also won each of the three events of the match with a score of 41 in the Long Range Pistol Event; a score of 36 in the Precision Event; and a time of 21.52 in the Action Event. Koenig’s remarkable string of victories at the Masters Championship is, in his words, the result of “hard work and knowledge of how to train properly for the match.” Koenig remarked, “many people think I come here and take home the automatic victory. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

May 24, 2005
Doug Koenig Wins Ninth National Action Pistol Championship

Doug Koenig, widely regarded as the world's best all-around shooter, won his sixth straight National Action Pistol Championship (Bianchi Cup) at the Green Valley Range in Columbia, MO. The Bianchi Cup is considered to be the most difficult precision pistol matches in the world and it is also one of the most prestigious prizes in competitive shooting.

May 14, 2005
Pride Awarded #1 Auto Shooter in California Governor's 20

Detective John Pride (LAPD, ret.) of Team Safariland & Armor Holdings, Inc., was awarded Number One Auto Shooter for 2004 in the California Governor's 20. The annual Awards Banquet was held on May 14th, 2005 in Sacramento, California. Pride's average for 10 matches was 1490 points out of a possible 1500 points for each event. He was also presented with a California State Senate Resolution for this accomplishment.

January 25, 2005
SAFARILAND™ Introduces Super Duty™ & Super Duty™ Tactical

SAFARILAND™ introduces Super Duty™ and Super Duty™ Tactical finish, accessories so strong they are virtually unbreakable. By using a revolutionary injection molded process to produce SUPER DUTY™, SAFARILAND™ design engineers can insure an officer maximum comfort while maintaining a professional appearance.

January 25, 2005
Safariland® Expands Carbon Fiber Look

Once exclusively available to competitive shooters, the SAFARILAND® Carbon Fiber Look has been expanded to the Concealment market. With its sleek stylish good looks the Carbon Fiber Look finish and its tough SAFARI-LAMINATE™ package offer steel-tough protection for your gun and accessories.