Safariland Press Releases
January 15, 2013
Test Proves Increased Fingertip Protection on ArmorTip® Glove by HATCH®
HATCH® announces today the introduction of the Model PPG2 ArmorTip® Puncture Protective Glove, an improved cut-resistant protective glove with a Spectra® cut-resistant liner and Kevlar® material in the fingertips. These puncture-resistant and ergonomically friendly gloves protect the wearer from potentially deadly needle sticks and cuts while keeping the much needed flexibility for maximum performance.
January 15, 2013
Half-Finger Bike Patrol Gloves Allowing Greater Weapon Control in Humid Areas Introduced by HATCH®
HATCH® announced today the introduction of the Model SUBH100 Half-Finger Special Unit Bike Glove, designed specifically for bike patrol officers looking for greater dexterity of motion in the fingers while on patrol. Engineered with advanced materials to provide a glove that is both durable and comfortable for all-day bike patrol, this Special Unit Bike Glove features closed-cell foam in the palm area to help reduce fatigue and stress on the hand.
January 14, 2013
Second Chance® Introduces One of The Thinnest & Most Flexible Vests
Second Chance® announced today that it has released its new family of armor solutions – The Summit™ ST. The Summit ST design was developed to offer an all DuPont™ Kevlar® ballistic package. DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers have pioneered the industry in the science of ballistic protection for more than 40 years. By uniting Kevlar® with GORE-TEX® fabrics, Second Chance has created one of the thinnest, most flexible vests available.
December 12, 2012
Safariland Introduces the 22 Wallet Profile Concealment Holster
ONTARIO, California – Safariland, LLC announced today the release of the new Safariland® Model 22 Wallet Profile Holster. With an extra-thin construction and square backing on the holster, the Model 22 provides the impression that a wallet is being carried in the pocket rather than a holster. Additionally, its sewn hinge-design allows the backing to swing away from the holster so that it will not interfere with securing a firing grip on the handgun when drawing.
November 16, 2012
Bianchi Introduces The Professional™ Tuckable Concealment Holster
Safariland LLC announced today that it has released the Bianchi® Model 100T Professional Tuckable inside-the-waistband holster. Developed as the next evolution to the popular 100 Professional model, this holster adds a new twist: it features a unique C-clip that wraps around the belt for minimal visibility and enables it to be worn with a tucked-in shirt.
November 05, 2012
PROTECH® Tactical Introduces New R2S™ System for Ballistic Helmets
Safariland, LLC announced today the launch of the new R2S™ System (Ratchet Retention Suspension System) for PROTECH® ballistic helmets. Utilizing proven retention technology from the construction and industrial safety industries, the R2S System tightens and conforms to the wearer’s head for optimum comfort with a simple twist of the easy-to-grip knob located at the base of the helmet, ensuring a secure fit for any head size.
October 22, 2012
Safariland® Launches Tactical Holster with Cordura® Nylon Finish
Safariland® LLC announced today the introduction of the Model 6004USN, SLS® Low Signature Tactical Holster. Capitalizing on the features of best-selling 6004 tactical thigh rig and the newly introduced 6378USN, the 6004USN features SafariLaminate™ construction with a twist: it has a Cordura® nylon covering, offered in a variety of finishes, and designed to provide a low signature to infrared lighting.
August 13, 2012
Safariland Introduces New Wheelchair Competition Shooting Products
Safariland® announced today the introduction of an exciting concept to the competitive shooting marketplace – a dedicated mounting system engineered to be used on wheelchairs by competitive shooters who are wheelchair-bound. Developed with input from wounded warrior Trevor Baucom and Team Safariland shooters, the Model #WCM Wheelchair Mount line includes three product offerings: one for a Production Class Holster (such as the Safariland #5198 holster), another for the new Safariland Model 014 Open Class Holster and a third one to mount competition magazine pouches.
August 06, 2012
Defense Technology® Brand Releases New MK-9S .7% OC Vapor
Safariland® announced today that is has released the First Defense® MK-9S .7% OC Vapor in its Defense Technology® brand. The MK-9S is the next innovation in pepper spray with an intense concentration of major capsaicinoids that is non-flammable, EDW-safe formula and produces a high volume mist, exceeding CRT and DOT flammability protocols. This formulation evaporates in a very short distance, eliminating the need for extensive area clean up or personal decontamination procedures. Designed for law enforcement, corrections, and military personnel, this vapor formula offers a rapid and effective way to gain control of threatening subjects.