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Safariland Press Releases

March 13, 2013
Safariland Ballistics International Enters European Market with Concealable Body Armor

The Safariland Group announced today the decision to launch a new brand of concealable body armor specifically designed for the international market – “Safariland Ballistics International” (SBI). With nearly 40 years of experience in manufacturing body armor for law enforcement agencies throughout the United States, the SBI brand will deliver quality and performance-engineered body armor to countries throughout the European market.

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”).

February 26, 2013
Bianchi® Announces New Fits for Popular Professional™ Series Holsters

Bianchi® announced today that it has released several new gun fits for its Model 100 Professional™ and Model 100T Professional™ Tuckable holsters. With the increased popularity of smaller concealed carry handguns, these holsters are now being offered for the Ruger LC9 and LC9 with Crimson Trace® Laserguard®, the Smith & Wesson M&P SHIELD™ and the Springfield XD-S™ in both 9mm and .45 caliber.

January 15, 2013
ABA® Introduces Its Thinnest and Lightest Series of Armor Solutions with Exclusive Materials

ABA® announced today that it has released several models in its Xtreme® SX ballistic package - a cutting-edge series of armor designs with the use of proprietary materials from Honeywell. This SX family of armor solutions features the newest generation of Honeywell Spectra Shield®, a composite material made with high-strength, lightweight Spectra® fiber. By incorporating these materials, the SX offers unmatched performance and comfort. The SX combines comfort, flexibility and durability along with uncompromised protection, while also integrating aramid materials in its hybrid design.

January 15, 2013
New Side-Opening and Customizable CAV™ Tactical Vest Launched by PROTECH® Tactical

PROTECH® Tactical expands its premier line of carriers with the introduction of the side-opening CAV™ (Core Assault Vest). The new design focus for the CAV core platform creates a high-speed carrier that combines the standard desirable features required by tactical teams with the ability to customize the vest based on individual preferences. In addition, the CAV is manufactured utilizing a streamlined and efficient design that reduces material waste translating into a cost-savings to the end user without any compromise to performance.

January 15, 2013
Safariland® Launches New Series of Holsters with Cordura® Nylon Finish That Provide a Low Signature to Infrared Lighting

Safariland® announced today the introduction of a new Cordura® nylon wrap finish on some of its most popular holster models. Offered in a variety of colors and prints, the development of this new finish combines genuine SafariLaminate™ thermal-molded construction with a rugged Cordura® nylon covering. In addition to providing a low signature to infrared lighting, this new development allows for textured patterns not previously available on precisely fit, molded holsters to be incorporated into the design.

January 15, 2013
Scientific-Based Tests to Identify Bath Salt Use in the Field Unveiled by Forensics Source™

Forensics Source™ announced that it has launched a new line of field drug test kits to address the proliferation and criminalization of “bath salts” as controlled substances. These bath salts tests come packaged in a single-use, three-stick test kit configuration that ensures officers have all necessary tests on hand at all times. This cost effective solution is now available in both NIK® and ODV™ brand variants to complement our other colorimetric drug test kit lines.

January 15, 2013
Introducing Convenient, Cost-Effective Latent Print Powder Refills by Forensics Source™

Forensics Source™ announced that it has released innovative Latent Print Powder Paks from Lightning Powder® that are the most cost-effective refills available on the market. These 2 oz. pre-measured refills simplify decanting into standard powder jars. The durable pouch is easy to store and transport while its moisture-proof seal ensures the powder stays dry and clean, ready for immediate use in the field or in the lab.

January 15, 2013
Newly-Designed Patrol Pak Dispenser Products Offered by Forensics Source™

Forensics Source™ introduces a new way to quickly and easily provide forensic supplies and first responder products to officers and technicians. The Patrol Pak line includes a special selection of high-use patrol and forensic prod­ucts including nitrile gloves, evidence markers, disposable restraints and evidence storage bags. All products are dispensed in handy cardboard boxes designed to fit into a glove box or gear bag for easy access in the field. It is the perfect choice for patrol officers, correctional units, investigators and se­curity forces.

January 15, 2013
Safariland®/Kona® White Patrol Bike Introduced for Its Increased Visibility for Public Safety Agencies

Safariland® announced today that it has released the Safariland®/Kona® Patrol Bike (29er) in white. The Safariland/Kona Patrol Bike is built from the ground up as the premium patrol bike for law enforcement and security markets and utilizes some of the most technologically advanced components in the industry. The new white color with its bright high-gloss finish provides increased visibility for those in public safety and industrial markets.

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