Safariland Press Releases
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 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 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.
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.
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 19, 2013
Safariland/Kona Team Members excel at XTERRA World Championships Now on Air
Safariland® announced today that Team Safariland members Dave and Jodi Ruby, multi triathlon-champions, competed on their Kona® 29er bikes at the 2012 XTERRA World Championships which will be televised on several stations throughout the US from March through June. Dave Ruby was on the podium as the first American male to victory and placed fifth place overall in the male 50-54 division while Jodi also stood on the podium placing fifth overall in the female 50-54 division.