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May 17, 2012
Safariland® Introduces Enhanced RLS™ Rapid Light System Models

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Safariland®, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today that it has released the newest versions of its popular Rapid Light System (RLS™) featuring an innovative dual brightness control, a scalloped bezel and a dual section pressure switch. The RLS is ideal for law enforcement, security personnel, and civilians alike as it combines a bright gun-mounted light and hand-held flashlight into one easy-to-use integrated light system.

May 04, 2012
Safariland® Releases Next Generation Competition Holster

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announced today that it has released the Model 014 Open Class Competition Holster. This holster offers a host of advantages over other competition holsters, primarily in its ability to be customized. It is fully adjustable, compact and lightweight, and features an adjustable slider bar for the muzzle retainer that helps to keep the handgun from being knocked out of holster while seated. The Safariland Model 014 Open Class Competition Holster is the next generation of competition holster for the Open and Limited Class shooter. It will accommodate handguns from 5” to 7.5” in length, including the compensator, and it is made of hard anodized aluminum with a limited-movement pivot ball that provides four axis adjustments.

April 30, 2012
Safariland Introduces Safariland®/Kona® Patrol Bike for Law Enforcement

Safariland®, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today at the International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) Conference that it is introducing a brand new Patrol Bike product line for the law enforcement market. Safariland has teamed with Kona USA, one of the world’s leading all-terrain bicycle manufacturers, to develop the flagship product in the line, the Safariland®/Kona® Patrol Bike 29er. Safariland is supporting this with an integrated line of bike related products from their branded armor, duty gear and protective gear lines to new offerings of bike accessories, including apparel and hardware.

April 26, 2012
Safariland®/Kona® Patrol Bike Team Participates In 24 Hours at Old Pueblo

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, participated in the 13th annual Kona® Bikes 24 Hours of Old Pueblo with its new Safariland/Kona Patrol Bike 29er. Held in Tucson, Arizona on February 17-19, 2012, this event is described as the largest 24-hour mountain biking event in the United States. Safariland’s involvement in the ride was focused on testing their law enforcement Patrol Bike to see just how well the 29er would do against the rough and rugged desert environment.

April 25, 2012
PROTECH® Tactical Introduces the Redesigned Bark-9™ Canine Vest

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduced today the redesigned Bark-9™ canine vest for law enforcement service dogs. The Bark-9 carrier is fully adjustable and incorporates a rugged Cordura® nylon exterior material for long-lasting wear. The Bark-9 is available with two ballistic options using the same materials as the PROTECH MR01 Type II and Type IIIA ballistic packages.

January 26, 2012
Safariland®/Kona® Patrol Bike Unveiled at 2012 SHOT Show

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, previewed their new Safariland/Kona Patrol Bike at the 2102 SHOT (Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade) Show in Las Vegas, NV, January 18-21. Poised to launch to the market later this year, Safariland used this venue to announce the partnership with world-renowned mountain bicycle manufacturer, KONA, USA, Inc. to offer a premium patrol bike to meet the specific needs of bike patrol officers.

January 19, 2012
Safariland® Introduces the New KleenBore™ CableKleen™ Kit

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduces the KleenBore™ CableKleen™ gun cleaning kit. This innovative pull-through style system was developed in response to demand from law enforcement, military, hunters and competition shooters for a more effective, compact, pull-through gun cleaning kit that is also quick and easy to use. CableKleen delivers on these demands with features such as an integrated multi-caliber patch holder, combination patch holder/brushes, and a triple-action gun cleaning brush.

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.

January 18, 2012
New Offerings for Competitive Shooting Announced by Safariland

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announced today that it has released several new products targeted at the competitive shooter for 2012, including the Model 014 Open Class Competition Holster, the Model 6005-12 Shotgun Speedloader Holder for thigh carry, and the efficiently designed Model 085 Shotgun Shell Holder.

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.

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