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The Safariland Group Adds Innovative Sons Trauma Kit to its Life-Saving Offerings

January 20, 2014

For Immediate Release

The Safariland Group Adds Innovative Sons Trauma Kit to its Life-Saving Offerings
Low-profile trauma kit worn underneath ballistic plates or concealable armor

ONTARIO, California – The Safariland Group announces today an agreement with Phokus Research Group to distribute the innovative Sons Trauma Kit to its public safety customers. These kits feature a low-profile, flat design at only one-half inch thick and about one-half pound in weight, and offers quick accessibility for life-saving first responder treatment. They are extremely durable and uniquely carried comfortably and securely behind the operator’s ballistic trauma plate or under concealable armor and easily removed when needed. The Sons Trauma Kit is offered in two standard sizes with a total of five varieties to offer kits for various missions or team preferences.

“The SONS Trauma Kit is a perfect complement to our body armor solutions,” said Todd Mackler, Vice President of Body Armor for The Safariland Group. “This innovative kit frees up valuable duty space for operators while providing essential life-saving tools. This product is a true innovation that changes the playing field in terms of carrying first responder life-saving trauma kits, as this product is not merely carried, but it is “worn” as an extension of the user’s ballistic vest.”

Packed in heavy-duty medical-grade vinyl and machine pressure sealed with RF-welded seams, it creates weatherproof protection for the critical medical supplies inside. The Sons Trauma Kits follow all Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Guidelines and Protocols and feature high-quality, combat-proven components. The contents are packed around injury patterns in order of priority for care and the patent-pending design includes a pull-tab and rip-cord for quick deployment. These highly durable trauma kits are immediately accessible, allowing for fast treatment when seconds count. All kits are designed to last 24-30 months. The Sons Trauma Kit has been proven in Afghanistan and Iraq for four years and now this product is available for tactical teams and law enforcement patrol officers.

The First Responder Trauma Kit is 9” x 12”, less than one-inch thick and weighs approximately one-half pound. This version is ideal for tactical teams to wear in their vest plate pocket behind the operator’s ballistic plate. The First Responder Low-Visibility Trauma Kit is 6” x 9”, less than one-inch thick and weighs approximately one-half pound. This version is ideal for patrol officers to insert into the soft trauma plate pocket of their concealable vest, store in a glove compartment, insert into a cargo pants pocket, or keep in a gear bag.

The Sons Trauma Kits will be available at dealers and distributors of the Safariland Group in February. MSRPs are as follows.

Model Description - MSRP
FRTK-1 First Responder basic kit - $55.00
FRTK-2 First Responder with Occlusive - $100.00
FRTK-3 First Responder w/Clotting Gauze & Occlusive - $140.00
LVFR-1 Low Visibility First Responder - $55.00
LVFR-2 Low Visibility First Responder w/Clotting Gauze - $110.00

To view informative videos on the Sons Trauma kits, visit the Safariland YouTube page or click on the following links https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOXIzVZ0S90; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfBoEuULtVc.

About Phokus Research Group
Phokus Research Group, LLC is committed to improving the capabilities of our nation’s Warfighters and domestic first responders by bringing them innovative products. Phokus has successfully established itself as patent-holding inventors, consultants, and hands-on facilitators capable of taking ideas from discovery, through the manufacturing process and delivering combat-quality products. Phokus utilizes an extensive network of innovative end users, world class manufacturers and superior distributors to provide the pipeline for successful new product development.

About The Safariland Group

The Safariland Group is a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets. The Safariland Group offers a number of recognized brand names in these markets including Safariland®, ABA®, Second Chance®, Bianchi®, Break Free®, Protech® Tactical, Hatch®, Monadnock®, Identicator®, NIK®, Mustang Survival® and Med-Eng®. The Safariland Group’s mission, “Together, We Save Lives”, is inherent in the lifesaving and protective products it delivers. The Safariland Group is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

For more information about The Safariland Group and these products, please visit www.safariland.com.

The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC.


For further information, please contact:
Chastine Gabiola
Communications Specialist
The Safariland Group
Tel 1+909-923-7300 x31302
Chastine.gabiola@safariland.com


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