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Protective Gear Press Releases

March 05, 2014
Mustang Survival Survey Contest for a Chance to Win Free Personal Flotation Device

Mustang Survival® announced the launch of an opportunity to provide product input for its 2015 product line and a chance to win a new Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Mustang Survival, the leading supplier of quality flotation and personal protective equipment, is seeking boaters and fisherman to provide their feedback on how they are spending their time on the water and what colors most appeal to them. A new inflatable PFD will be given away to three lucky contributors.

January 20, 2014
Mustang Survival Offers Free Inflatable PFD Inspection Service at the Vancouver International Boat Show

As the official personal floatation device (PFD) of the Vancouver Boat Show, Mustang Survival is happy to provide free onsite inflatable PFD inspection services to all boat show attendees. Inflatable PFDs should be inspected and maintained regularly to ensure they are in good condition. Boat show attendees with questions about the maintenance or re-arming of their PFD are encouraged to come by the Mustang Survival booth #265 to speak with product experts. Additionally, Mustang Survival will be giving away a free M.I.T. 100 Inflatable PFD at the show. Stop by for details on how to register.

January 16, 2014
The Hiatt Handcuff Brand Re-Emerges with its Legacy of Quality Restraints

The Safariland Group announced today the return of Hiatt® branded handcuffs by popular demand to the USA market for sale. This legendary brand from England has spanned more than 230 years from its initial offerings in the 1780s. A well-respected, quality brand, Hiatt has continuously been sold in England and other parts of Europe since that time. The Hiatt product line offers a selection of metal restraints with important features designed to address the needs of today’s law enforcement personnel.

January 13, 2014
Mustang Survival Showcases Tactical Personal Protective Equipment at the 2014 SHOT Show

The Mustang Survival® brand will be showcasing its line of tactical personal protective equipment at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show) January 14 - 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. The Mustang Survival brand will debut as a new brand with The Safariland Group since its acquisition in 2013. Mustang Survival will be exhibiting an integrated flotation and armored vest system as part of its 2014 line up and product experts will be available to review this and the entire product line throughout the show.

January 10, 2014
Mustang Survival to Showcase Lil’ Legends Personal Flotation Devices at 2014 Boat Shows

The Mustang Survival® brand will be showcasing its Lil’ Legends line of child flotation solutions at boat shows throughout the United States this winter. Redesigned in 2013, the Lil’ Legends line continues to deliver top in-water performance and quality construction along with updated aesthetics and improved cooling and mobility features.

October 08, 2013
Mustang Survival® Showcasing Commercial Marine Solutions at the International WorkBoat Show and Pacific Marine Expo 2013

Mustang Survival will be showcasing its comprehensive line of industrial flotation and climate protection solutions for marine professionals at the International WorkBoat Show and Pacific Marine Expo this fall. Featured at these shows will be the HIT™ Inflatable Work Vest, a series of high-visibility flotation vests, and solutions for helicopter transportation.

May 30, 2013
HATCH® Donates Gloves to First Responders in Oklahoma

HATCH® responds to the Moore Tornado recovery team by donating Operator™ HK field gloves to first responders sifting through debris. After just one day of searching through sharp and heavy ruins, the first responders’ were left with shredded gloves, making it difficult for them to assist the community in the search and rescue efforts.

March 25, 2013
The Safariland Group Acquires Mustang Survival

The Safariland Group (the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of protective products and equipment primarily for law enforcement and the military, has acquired Mustang Survival and its related entities, Mustang Survival Inc. and Mustang Survival Mfg., Inc. (collectively, “Mustang Survival”).

January 15, 2013
Test Proves Increased Fingertip Protection on ArmorTip® Glove by HATCH®

HATCH® announces today the introduction of the Model PPG2 ArmorTip® Puncture Protective Glove, an improved cut-resistant protective glove with a Spectra® cut-resistant liner and Kevlar® material in the fingertips. These puncture-resistant and ergonomically friendly gloves protect the wearer from potentially deadly needle sticks and cuts while keeping the much needed flexibility for maximum performance.

January 15, 2013
Half-Finger Bike Patrol Gloves Allowing Greater Weapon Control in Humid Areas Introduced by HATCH®

HATCH® announced today the introduction of the Model SUBH100 Half-Finger Special Unit Bike Glove, designed specifically for bike patrol officers looking for greater dexterity of motion in the fingers while on patrol. Engineered with advanced materials to provide a glove that is both durable and comfortable for all-day bike patrol, this Special Unit Bike Glove features closed-cell foam in the palm area to help reduce fatigue and stress on the hand.

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