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2013 Safariland Press Releases

June 27, 2013
Safariland® Releases New Popular Gun Fits for its Range Series Holsters

Safariland® announced today that it has released three additional fits in the Range Series, one of its newest holster collections. The Ruger LC9, Springfield XD-S™, and the S&W M&P SHIELD™ are among the latest line extensions for this series of holsters growing in popularity.

June 11, 2013
Safariland® Supports Project 999 Memorial Ride

Safariland® salutes Project 999 Memorial Ride participants for cycling 630 miles from the California State Peace Officer Memorial in Sacramento to the Peace Officer Memorial in Tustin, CA on May 24 – 28. Project 999, a non-profit fundraiser supervised by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (CA), provides financial support to the families of fallen officers injured or killed in the line of duty. Every May, officers from different agencies throughout Orange County come together for this Memorial Ride to commemorate the lives of these officers. This year, Safariland sponsored the Orange County Sheriff’s department with team jerseys for participating officers.

June 11, 2013
Bianchi® Offers Concealed Holster Fits for the Smith & Wesson M&P SHIELD

Bianchi® announced today that it has added fits for the S&W M&P SHIELD in two of its popular concealment models offering both outside-the-waistband and inside-the-waistband options for this popular handgun. The Model 75 Venom™ leather belt slide model features a contour-molded front and flat back for a slim profile on the belt. The Allusion™ Series Model 135 Suppression™ is a tuckable IWB holster offering excellent comfort and concealability.

June 03, 2013
Team Safariland Doug Koenig and Jessie Duff Win the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament

Safariland® congratulates Team Safariland members for their performance and accolades at the 2013 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament. Doug Koenig achieved an amazing15th Bianchi Cup national title with a clean score of 1920-183x! Doug had close competition from fellow Team Safariland member, Carl Bernosky, who also had a clean score with 1920-178x. In addition, Jessie Duff went on to capture the ladies championship title, while Robert Vadasz won the Metallic division and Rob Leatham finished a close second in the production division, all using Safariland holsters and equipment.

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.

May 17, 2013
Team Safariland’s Shooters Rob Leatham and Jessie Duff Take Champion Titles at 2013 USPSA Single Stack National Championship

Safariland® applauds Team Safariland shooters, Rob Leatham and Jessie Duff, for their remarkable wins at the 2013 USPSA Single Stack National Championship held May 9 - 11 at PASA Park, Barry, IL. Both sporting the Safariland ELS belt system with a USPSA adaptor mount, Leatham triumphed with his 17th Single Stack National win while Duff competed in her first Single Stack National and was respectably crowned as the ladies champion.

May 13, 2013
Safariland® Introduces Ground-Breaking Technology in its 7TS™ New Holster Series

Safariland® announced today that it has released the all-new 7TS™ Holster Series. This next generation injection-molded holster design is constructed of SafariSeven™ material, a proprietary nylon blend from DuPont™ that is completely non-abrasive to the weapon’s finish. Virtually impervious to weather extremes, the 7TS holsters are operationally and structurally cold tolerant to at least -50 degrees Fahrenheit and heat tolerant to at least 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

May 02, 2013
Team Safariland’s Michael Voigt wins the USPSA MultiGun Nationals for 13th time!

Safariland® proudly congratulates Team Safariland members, including now 13-time champion Michael Voigt, on their outstanding wins at the 2013 USPSA MultiGun Nationals. Held at the Desert Sportsman Range in Las Vegas, NV, 12 challenging courses tested the shooters’ skills operating the rifle, shotgun and pistol. After three days of facing top-shooters in this event, Team Safariland’s Michael Voigt won the open championship with his impeccable performance.

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).

April 10, 2013
Introducing the Bianchi® Cowboy Wild Clearwater Rig For Colt 1911-Style Pistols

Bianchi® announced today the release of the Wild Clearwater™ holster and belt rig specifically designed for Colt 1911-style pistols. A new edition to the Bianchi Cowboy line, the Wild Clearwater Rig is handcrafted of premium-grade, vegetable-tanned full-grain leather. The holster is lined with full-grain leather for a smooth and rapid draw, while the belt is suede-lined to maintain holster position on the waist.

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