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General Press Releases

July 15, 2014
Safariland/Kona Patrol Bike Selected by Los Angeles Area Law Enforcement Agency

Safariland announced today the recent sale of Safariland®/Kona 29er patrol bikes to replace a Los Angeles area law enforcement agency’s current fleet of patrol bikes. After much consideration and the opportunity to test the 29er bike, the agency selected the Safariland/Kona 29er as the most suitable patrol bike for their rigorous daily operational needs.

July 09, 2014
Local Employer Provides Community with Safe Work Environment

Defense Technology, a significant employer in the Casper area since 1992, continues to provide a safe work environment for its associates after being named as one of America’s Safest Companies by EHS Today under its parent company - The Safariland Group. Collaboratively with its partnered brands in The Safariland Group, Defense Technology has proven itself as a safe manufacturing site with comprehensive training programs and controlled material handling regulations.

June 19, 2014
Team Safariland’s Voigt and Reese Make a Great Showing at the MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament with ELS Competition Belt Systems

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland members Mike Voigt and Maggie Reese for their sound performance at the MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament June 8 - 14 in Parma, Idaho. Both using their ELS (Equipment Locking System) Competition Belt System in the Open Division, Voigt took the High Senior title and second place overall, while Maggie was able to clench High Ladies. This match is one of the toughest and most physically challenging tournaments with each stage requiring more than 100 rounds and the use of three guns, if not four.

June 18, 2014
Bianchi Meets Agency Requirements for Leather Equipment With Affordable PatrolTek Leather Duty Gear

Bianchi announced today that it has released a new line of leather duty gear under its popular PatrolTek™ brand. This line of leather duty gear equipment for uniformed police officers includes a wide selection of pouches and belts to meet agencies’ demanding requirements. Similar to the traditional quality and construction of Bianchi’s leather duty gear models from years ago, this new line has both the quality and dependability of Bianchi Gunleather®, combined with the value of Bianchi PatrolTek nylon products. Now, with a total of 15 models available, all of the essential duty gear an officer needs can be found at a reasonable price.

June 17, 2014
Med-Eng and CeoTronics Announce Global Distribution Agreement to Support EOD Community with Sophisticated Wireless Communications System

Med-Eng and CeoTronics announced today their agreement to provide an advanced wireless communications system to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) customers in over 100 countries worldwide. The agreement will allow Med-Eng to provide the CT-DECT radio to Bomb Disposal Technicians through its international network of Channel Partners.

April 28, 2014
Safariland Introduces Springfield XD Fits to its GLS Holster Series

ONTARIO, California – Safariland® announces today the release of two new fits to its GLS™ (Grip Locking System) holster line. Introduced earlier this year, GLS models continue to grow in popularity and all models are now available for the Springfield Armory XD 4" Service and the XD(M) model handguns. The GLS series combines security and an intuitive draw in a compact design with its patent-pending retention device which is disengaged only by drawing the handgun with a proper shooting grip.

March 25, 2014
Bobby McGee Wins Puerto Rico IDPA National Championship with Safariland Range Series

Safariland congratulates team member Bobby McGee for winning the Stock Service Revolver (SSR) Division at the 2014 Puerto Rico IDPA Nationals held at the RL Shooting Club in Caguas, Puerto Rico. McGee competed with the Safariland® Range Series - a line designed with IDPA sports in mind - wearing the Model 332 Range Belt and the Model 5187 Open Top Concealment Belt Holster for the S&W 686 revolver he used.

March 13, 2014
Team Safariland’s Rob Leatham Hits Impressive Performances with Safariland ELS Rig at Two Western State Championships

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland Rob Leatham and fellow members for their outstanding performances at the 2014 Western States Revolver Championship (WSRC) and Western States Single Stack Championship (WSSSC) held March 7 through 9 in Mesa, Arizona. Rob Leatham took top honors again in the Revolver event at the WSRC and, with just seven points out, landed in 2nd place, at the WSSSC with his Safariland® ELS Competition rig.

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.

February 27, 2014
Team Safariland Michael Voigt Takes the Win at Florida Open Pistol Championship with Safariland ELS Rig

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland members, Michael Voigt for taking first place in the Men’s Open Senior Division and Maggie Reese for her fourth place finish in the Ladies Production division of the Florida Open Pistol Championship in Frostproof, Fla. hosted by the Universal Shooting Academy. Both Voigt and Reese competed using a Safariland® ELS rig which allowed them to reconfigure their gear for each course of fire.

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