2010 Protective Gear Press Releases
September 17, 2010
The New Hatch Operator SOG-HKG Gauntlet Glove Offers Extended Forearm Protection
Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today that it has released the Hatch Model SOG-HKG Operator™ HKG Gauntlet glove. This tactical glove features the longer length to protect the wrist and forearm in tactical applications and close-quarters combat. These gloves are constructed of durable goatskin in the palms and knuckles for superior abrasion and tear resistance, and feature a hard knuckle design for protection and sound buffering for a more tactical posture.
February 09, 2010
Safariland's Hatch® Brand Introduces a Fire Resistant Mechanic's Glove for the Toughest Jobs
Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, introduces its durable Fire-Resistant Mechanic’s Glove with Nomex®. These feature-laden gloves are designed to protect the hands during the toughest jobs, provide a superior grip when using heavy tools, and also offer fire resistant capabilities. The palms are made of goatskin, known for its natural fire-resistance capability, and the backs of the hands feature DuPont Nomex® fabric for excellent heat and flash protection. Nomex® protects against flame and will not combust up to 800°F (427°C).