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Safariland® Introduces Enhanced RLS™ Rapid Light System Models

May 17, 2012
Jacksonville, FL

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.

The RLS and RLSP lights now feature a dual brightness control that allows instantaneous switching from 10 to 190 lumens and back, enabling the user to use low-intensity light when in very dark spaces or trying to remain concealed, then instantly switch to ultra-bright without fumbling through a multiple stage pressure cap. Plus, its low-level light makes it perfect for reading paperwork at night without being blinded by the light reflecting back. Also new is the scalloped bezel design. The cut outs allow for effective heat dispersion if the light is standing upright on a flat surface while it is on, and the resulting pointed edges provide an enhanced defensive striking feature.

Additionally, the RLSP pressure switch model, used primarily with long guns, now features a dual position tape switch with single or dual “bumps” allowing the user to choose desired light intensity by touch.

The RLS Rapid Light System employs a single, ultra-bright flashlight and separate gun mount with a built-in clip. The flashlight mounts onto any weapon incorporating an integral rail or Picatinny rail system, including rifles and shotguns. It mounts in two easy steps: simply slide the RLS onto a weapon’s rail, then with a quick upward motion lock it into place. This design allows for a rapid transition from standard flashlight for hand-held use to weapon illumination. The light can easily be removed from the mount and the belt clip secures easily to belts or garments.

Safariland offers an entire family of accessories for the RLS lights to add more versatility to this effective tool. The RLSL Lens Kit offers low-intensity and specific colors; the RLSR Reduction Sleeve allows for use with other compatible lights (from .8-1” diameter); and the RLSM is a mounting system to attach the light to tactical rigs or duty belts.

The RLS Light/Mount System is available in black, with an MSRP of $118.00. RLS Mount Only has an MSRP of $39.00; Light Only has an MSRP of $95.00. Available now. 





Rapid Light System



Rapid Light System w/ Pressure Switch



Tail Cap Only



Flashlight Only



RLS Lens Kit



RLS Reduction Sleeve 



Duty Belt Mount for RLS Light


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Safariland, LLC is a premier provider of law enforcement and security products and services, delivering a full-range of customer-specific solutions. Offering many of the world’s most recognizable branded products in the public safety market, Safariland is committed to saving lives. For more information about Safariland and its body armor products, as well as information on the new NIJ-06 standard, please visit

For further information, please contact:
Hope Bianchi Sjursen
Director, Marketing Services
Tel: +1 909 923 9300 x31223

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