Safariland Press Releases
November 18, 2013
Elite European Forces Select Med-Eng EOD9 for Multi-Threat Blast Protection
Med-Eng®, a brand of The Safariland Group, announced today that it has recently been awarded contracts totalling more than $7,000,000 to provide multi-threat blast protection equipment to elite bomb disposal technicians in four European countries. The suit and helmet ensemble offers protection and operational capabilities to frontline personnel disposing of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other explosive materials in both military and public safety operations.
November 12, 2013
Safariland Introduces Rogers’ Rail Lite
The Safariland® brand announced today the release of the Rogers’ Rail Lite (RRL), a gun-mounted light which offers target illumination at a low cost. The RRL is designed to quickly and easily mount to any Picatinny/1913 or light rail of most modern handguns and rifles. The RRL can disengage effortlessly, be used on or off a gun and can easily fit into a pocket.
October 30, 2013
Emergency Response Course by The Safariland Training Group Receives Excellent Reviews from the Education Community
The Safariland Training Group receives positive feedback as their Train the Trainer Emergency Response to an Armed Intruder course becomes increasingly popular with each training session. The program, that was launched earlier this year, trains school educators and administrators on how to respond during an armed intruder situation. Attendees are walking away with a greater understanding of what they can do to save lives before the police arrive.
October 29, 2013
Defense Technology Introduces the Low Roll Training Simulator
The Defense Technology® brand announced today the release of the new Low Roll™ Training Simulator – a training tool with a pneumatic fuze, designed to replicate their live Low Roll Distraction Device® unit. Developed by Airsoft Innovations for the Defense Technology brand, this training simulator, featuring a patent-pending design, provides agencies a safe way to introduce operators to the use of the Low Roll Distraction Device models during simulation exercises. The all-inclusive Low Roll Training Simulator kit gives agencies the ability to cost-effectively integrate deployment skills into their force-on-force training programs.
October 21, 2013
Counterfeit Body Armor Identified by Florida Department of Law Enforcement
The Safariland Group has been notified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) regarding counterfeit body armor vests that have been confiscated in an investigation in the southeastern United States. Among the numerous vest models seized, the ABA® and Second Chance® brands were identified among the several counterfeit brands being offered for sale at gun shows.
October 01, 2013
The Safariland Group Acquires Tactical Command Industries, Inc.
The Safariland Group (the “Company”), a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, has acquired Tactical Command Industries, Inc. (“TCI”), a communications integration business focused on tactical communications systems, including customized and commercial off the shelf headsets and audio solutions. TCI operates out of facilities located in Brentwood, California and Gilmanton, New Hampshire.
September 23, 2013
The Safariland Group Acquires the Med-Eng® Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Crew Survivability Businesses of Allen-Vanguard Corporation
The Safariland Group (the “Company”), a leading provider of safety and survivability products for law enforcement, military, tactical, professional and outdoor markets has acquired the explosive ordnance disposal (“EOD”) and crew survivability (“CS) businesses (the “Businesses”) of Allen-Vanguard Corporation, the leader in customized solutions for defeating terrorist and extremist threats. The Businesses acquired include the Med-Eng® brand of EOD bomb suits and remotely operated vehicles and the crew survivability products include customized blast attenuation seats and thermal management systems. The Businesses are located in Ottawa and Pembroke, Canada and Ogdensburg, New York.
September 16, 2013
Safariland Introduces the ILS Compact Flashlight Series
Safariland® announced today the release of the Individual Light System (ILS) series flashlights featuring a unique dual output for an instantaneous switch from low to high light on standard alkaline batteries. An extension of the popular RLS™ (Rapid Light System) light, the new ILS collection is comprised of two hand-held models - the ILS-1 and ILS-2. The ILS-1 is a mini hand-held light with an integral clip that can easily attach to any belt or garment while the ILS-2 is a longer hand-held light with a pocket clip for easy carry.