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July 09, 2014
Local Employer Provides Community with Safe Work Environment

Defense Technology, a significant employer in the Casper area since 1992, continues to provide a safe work environment for its associates after being named as one of America’s Safest Companies by EHS Today under its parent company - The Safariland Group. Collaboratively with its partnered brands in The Safariland Group, Defense Technology has proven itself as a safe manufacturing site with comprehensive training programs and controlled material handling regulations.

January 16, 2014
Monadnock Introduces the AutoLock II Expandable Baton

The Monadnock® brand announces the introduction of the AutoLock® II expandable baton, which builds upon the proven features of the original Monadnock AutoLock baton series. Featuring patented AutoLock technology, the AutoLock II is a 23” (58.42cm) positive-lock baton with a newly designed cam and stainless steel ball bearing, which improves the locking action and baton stability.

January 15, 2014
Monadnock Introduces New Ultralite Friction Lock Baton

The Monadnock® brand announced today the introduction of the new Ultralite™ baton, its most lightweight friction lock baton ever designed. The Ultralite is a three-stage friction lock baton featuring a lightweight carbon graphite-reinforced handle resulting in a high strength-to-weight ratio. The Ultralite baton is offered in four models in both 21” and 26” lengths. The Ultralite will be featured at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show) January 14 - 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, booth #12762.

January 13, 2014
CASCO American-Made Friction Lock Batons Back on the Market

The Safariland Group announces today the re-introduction of the popular CASCO™ brand of police batons at the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show) January 14 - 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. The CASCO line of friction lock batons are made in the USA and are held to rigorous quality standards, uncommon with other economy-priced batons. CASCO friction lock batons are easily opened with a flick of the wrist, lock into place via precision Morse tapers and are closed by striking the baton on a hard surface.

October 29, 2013
Defense Technology Introduces the Low Roll Training Simulator

The Defense Technology® brand announced today the release of the new Low Roll™ Training Simulator – a training tool with a pneumatic fuze, designed to replicate their live Low Roll Distraction Device® unit. Developed by Airsoft Innovations for the Defense Technology brand, this training simulator, featuring a patent-pending design, provides agencies a safe way to introduce operators to the use of the Low Roll Distraction Device models during simulation exercises. The all-inclusive Low Roll Training Simulator kit gives agencies the ability to cost-effectively integrate deployment skills into their force-on-force training programs.

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.

January 17, 2012
Defense Technology Brand Celebrates The One Year Anniversary of the Fuel Air, Low Roll and Low Roll II Distraction Device Models

Safariland®, a BAE Systems line of business, celebrates the one year anniversary of the release of the Fuel Air™, Low Roll™, and Low Roll II™ Distraction Device® models in its Defense Technology® brand. The distinctive shape and unique capabilities of these products provide valuable new tools for police, corrections, and military tactical teams worldwide.

January 17, 2012
Defense Technology Brand Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the Direct Impact and eXact iMpact Extended Range LL Impact Munitions

Safariland®, a BAE Systems, celebrates the one year anniversary of the release of five new Less Lethal Impact models in its Defense Technology® brand. Designed for corrections officers and tactical teams, these point-of-aim/point-of-impact 40 mm rounds offer high accuracy and blunt impact with extended range.

January 17, 2012
Monadnock Autolock Defender Baton now Available in a Kit

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduces the new Monadnock® AutoLock® Defender Baton Kit, containing both a baton and a custom designed holder for this knuckle guard-style baton.

November 22, 2011
Safariland Introduces the New Monadnock Side Handle Training Baton

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announces the launch of the Monadnock® #5107, the Ultimate Side Handle Training Baton.

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