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General Press Releases

May 02, 2013
PROTECH® Tactical Debuts New NIJ-06 Stand-Alone Type IV Armor Piercing Threat Plate

PROTECH® Tactical announced today the availability of their new Type IV Armor Piercing Threat Plate, the Model 2230. This new plate has satisfied the hard armor plate requirements of the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

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”).

March 05, 2013
The Safariland Group Completes Acquisition of Certain Assets of Arveka TGS UAB

The Safariland Group (the “Company”) through UAB Safariland International (“Safariland International”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Safariland, LLC, has acquired certain body armor and personal protection equipment assets from Arveka TGS UAB (“Arveka TGS”).

July 30, 2012
Warren Kanders to Acquire Safariland, a Leading Manufacturer of Products for Law Enforcement

STAMFORD, Connecticut – Warren B. Kanders, through an affiliate of Kanders and Company, Inc. ("Kanders"), along with the management team of Safariland ("the Company"), have acquired Safariland from BAE Systems, Inc. ("BAE Systems") for cash consideration, after adjustment, of approximately $124 million.

January 18, 2012
Safariland Training Group Announces 2012 Northeast National Training Conference

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, is pleased to announce the date of the Safariland® Training Group’s 2012 Northeastern National Conference being held from May 18 - 21, 2012, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

January 16, 2012
Team Safariland Contingency Bonus Program Launched

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announces the new Team Safariland Contingency Bonus Program for 2012. With a total possible purse of $15,000, this new Contingency Bonus Program is open to all competitors.

January 09, 2012
Safariland Honors Five Officers at SHOT Show

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, will honor five law enforcement officers who have been saved in the line of duty by their Safariland gear. The officers are honored for their courage as they put their lives on the line to protect our communities. During the presentation the officers will detail their stories, explaining how their team members, training, and equipment helped to save their lives.

January 06, 2012
Safariland Offers Hands-On Product Training at 2012 SHOT Show Media Day at the Range

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announces that members of Team Safariland and product experts will be at the Safariland booth at 2012 SHOT Show Media Day at the Range on Monday, January 16. Top-notch Team Safariland shooters will provide hands-on tips for use of Safariland products, plus personal training tips on stance, loading and drawing techniques.

January 06, 2012
Team Safariland Gears Up for SHOT Show 2012 - Product Demo Schedule

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, congratulates Team Safariland on its remarkable year. Team Safariland is now expanded to 17 members who have been victorious in both national and world championships, setting many records along the way. Please join many of the world-class Team Safariland members at the Safariland SHOT Show Exhibit (Booth #12762) as they perform on stage, provide product demonstrations, give prizes away, visit and sign posters. Team Safariland Stage Performances: Tuesday, January 17: 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 19: 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 20: 11:00 a.m.

January 06, 2012
Demos for Law Enforcement at Safariland Booth at SHOT Show 2012

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, invites you to a series of demonstrations geared for the law enforcement community. Held in the Safariland booth (#12762), attendees can learn the multitude of ways to set up a rig depending on the situation, and how to effectively handle less lethal devices, including batons and impact munitions. Plus, we will have a sneak preview of our new Patrol Bike.

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