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2013 Duty Gear Press Releases

November 12, 2013
Safariland Introduces Rogers’ Rail Lite

The Safariland® brand announced today the release of the Rogers’ Rail Lite (RRL), a gun-mounted light which offers target illumination at a low cost. The RRL is designed to quickly and easily mount to any Picatinny/1913 or light rail of most modern handguns and rifles. The RRL can disengage effortlessly, be used on or off a gun and can easily fit into a pocket.

October 11, 2013
Team Safariland’s Bobby McGee Wins the ESP Overall Division at the SDPS 2013 California State IDPA Championship

Safariland® congratulates team member and Product Technical Specialist, Bobby McGee, for his win of the Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) Division Title and the High Industry Title at the SDPS 2013 California State IDPA Championship held at the Sacramento Valley Shooting Center this past weekend. McGee won the ESP division with a score of 182.64 overall.

September 16, 2013
Safariland Introduces the ILS Compact Flashlight Series

Safariland® announced today the release of the Individual Light System (ILS) series flashlights featuring a unique dual output for an instantaneous switch from low to high light on standard alkaline batteries. An extension of the popular RLS™ (Rapid Light System) light, the new ILS collection is comprised of two hand-held models - the ILS-1 and ILS-2. The ILS-1 is a mini hand-held light with an integral clip that can easily attach to any belt or garment while the ILS-2 is a longer hand-held light with a pocket clip for easy carry.

August 21, 2013
Safariland® Expands 7TS Holster Series with ALS®/SLS and SLS Models

Safariland® announced today the expansion of the all new 7TS™ Holster Series. Initially launched in ALS® (Automatic Locking System) models, nine new duty and tactical holsters are now available in the combination ALS®/SLS (Self Locking System) and in SLS-only retention models. 7TS holsters feature a patent-pending design which strengthens the holster body. This unique design allows the holsters to be constructed of SafariSeven™, a proprietary DuPont™ nylon blend. SafariSeven offers enhanced heat and cold tolerances, making it almost impervious to the elements and is highly durable, extremely lightweight and impact-resistant.

August 05, 2013
Team Safariland’s Jessie Duff and BJ Norris Break Records at 2013 Steel Challenge

Team Safariland® members Jessie Duff and BJ Norris proved once again why they are among the fastest shooters in the world as the pair captured multiple titles at the 2013 Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships in Frostproof, Florida.

July 11, 2013
Bianchi® Enhances www.Bianchi-Intl.com with New Features!

Bianchi® excitedly announced today the launch of their new website design providing simple navigation, larger images and expanded holster fit information to enhance the overall user experience. Key updates to the site include the integration of The Safariland Group’s “Holster Finder” which has seamlessly increased the number of gun fits listed on the site. With the increase in gun fit listing, an updated filtering system for holster selection has been incorporated and users can filter by several options, including the most frequently used: Gun Manufacturer and Gun Model.

July 09, 2013
Team Safariland's Bobby McGee Announced ESP Division Champion at 2013 IDPA Regional Championship

ONTARIO, California –Safariland® congratulates team member, Bobby McGee, for winning the ESP (Enhanced Service Pistol) Division with the fastest overall time of 187.87 at the 2013 IDPA Central California Regional Championship held in Winton, CA on Sunday, June 30.

July 05, 2013
Safariland® Congratulates Winners of 2013 MGM Ironman 3 Gun Match

Safariland® Congratulates Team Safariland members Mike Voigt and Maggie Reese who won the Open class and Iron Maiden classes, respectively, at the 2013 MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament June 2-8 in Parma, Idaho. As one of the most grueling three-day matches in the circuit, competitors shot more than 1,000 rounds to complete the ten stages of fire. Additional shooters competing with Safariland equipment also placed high in the ranks. Travis Gibson achieved a close second in the Open class and Mark Hanish took the Scoped Tactical class Championship. Safariland also congratulates Barry Dueck for once again winning the Heavy Metal class which was followed closely by Mark Hanish.

July 03, 2013
Safariland® Adds New Compact Pistol Fits for its 5198 Open Top Concealment Holster

Safariland® announced today that it has released three additional fits in the popular 5198 Open Top Concealment Holster. Ideal for concealment and range use, the latest offerings now available are for the popular Ruger LC9®, Springfield XD-S™ and the S&W M&P SHIELD™ compact handguns.

July 03, 2013
Team Safariland's Robert Vogel Dominates The 2013 IDPA Carolina Cup

Safariland® congratulates team member Robert Vogel, for winning the Stock Service Pistol (SSP) Division at the 2013 Carolina Cup for the third time. Vogel dominated the entire match coming in with the fastest overall time of 192.41, defending his title from more than 350 competitors. Vogel took the title of Most Accurate and High Law Enforcement. Safariland also applauds Team Safariland member Bobby McGee who placed a high 6th in the Enhanced Service Pistol (ESP) Division.

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