Protective Gear Press Releases
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.
January 18, 2012
Hatch Impactor Fighting Shield Provides Non-Ballistic Protection for the Forearm
Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduced today the Hatch® Impactor™, a unique, non-ballistic, multi-functional arm shield that is durable and lightweight and provides for protection of the officer in both defensive and counter-strike situations. It is designed to work in concert with defensive baton techniques and/or OC spray.
September 17, 2010
The New Hatch Operator SOG-HKG Gauntlet Glove Offers Extended Forearm Protection
Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today that it has released the Hatch Model SOG-HKG Operator™ HKG Gauntlet glove. This tactical glove features the longer length to protect the wrist and forearm in tactical applications and close-quarters combat. These gloves are constructed of durable goatskin in the palms and knuckles for superior abrasion and tear resistance, and feature a hard knuckle design for protection and sound buffering for a more tactical posture.
February 09, 2010
Safariland's Hatch® Brand Introduces a Fire Resistant Mechanic's Glove for the Toughest Jobs
Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, introduces its durable Fire-Resistant Mechanic’s Glove with Nomex®. These feature-laden gloves are designed to protect the hands during the toughest jobs, provide a superior grip when using heavy tools, and also offer fire resistant capabilities. The palms are made of goatskin, known for its natural fire-resistance capability, and the backs of the hands feature DuPont Nomex® fabric for excellent heat and flash protection. Nomex® protects against flame and will not combust up to 800°F (427°C).
February 06, 2008
Hatch® Introduces New Friskmaster™ Supermax™ Cut-Resistant Glove
Hatch®, part of the BAE Systems Products Group, announces today the introduction of the new Model SB8500 Friskmaster™ Supermax™ cut-resistant glove, providing improved protection from razors, knives and other sharp objects in a comfortable leather-lined gloves.