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April 28, 2014
New Hatch® Gloves Provide Touchscreen Capability While Protecting User

Hatch® announces today the availability of its newest series of duty glove models with touchscreen capability, following a successful debut at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Tradeshow (SHO T show) in Las Vegas, NV. Unlike other gloves on the market with stitched-on excess material to provide touchscreen capability, Hatch has integrated ATS™ (Advanced Touchscreen System) technology within the material, creating a seamless design for improved tactility and dexterity.

April 28, 2014
Safariland Introduces Springfield XD Fits to its GLS Holster Series

ONTARIO, California – Safariland® announces today the release of two new fits to its GLS™ (Grip Locking System) holster line. Introduced earlier this year, GLS models continue to grow in popularity and all models are now available for the Springfield Armory XD 4" Service and the XD(M) model handguns. The GLS series combines security and an intuitive draw in a compact design with its patent-pending retention device which is disengaged only by drawing the handgun with a proper shooting grip.

March 25, 2014
Bobby McGee Wins Puerto Rico IDPA National Championship with Safariland Range Series

Safariland congratulates team member Bobby McGee for winning the Stock Service Revolver (SSR) Division at the 2014 Puerto Rico IDPA Nationals held at the RL Shooting Club in Caguas, Puerto Rico. McGee competed with the Safariland® Range Series - a line designed with IDPA sports in mind - wearing the Model 332 Range Belt and the Model 5187 Open Top Concealment Belt Holster for the S&W 686 revolver he used.

March 13, 2014
Team Safariland’s Rob Leatham Hits Impressive Performances with Safariland ELS Rig at Two Western State Championships

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland Rob Leatham and fellow members for their outstanding performances at the 2014 Western States Revolver Championship (WSRC) and Western States Single Stack Championship (WSSSC) held March 7 through 9 in Mesa, Arizona. Rob Leatham took top honors again in the Revolver event at the WSRC and, with just seven points out, landed in 2nd place, at the WSSSC with his Safariland® ELS Competition rig.

March 05, 2014
Mustang Survival Survey Contest for a Chance to Win Free Personal Flotation Device

Mustang Survival® announced the launch of an opportunity to provide product input for its 2015 product line and a chance to win a new Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Mustang Survival, the leading supplier of quality flotation and personal protective equipment, is seeking boaters and fisherman to provide their feedback on how they are spending their time on the water and what colors most appeal to them. A new inflatable PFD will be given away to three lucky contributors.

February 27, 2014
Team Safariland Michael Voigt Takes the Win at Florida Open Pistol Championship with Safariland ELS Rig

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland members, Michael Voigt for taking first place in the Men’s Open Senior Division and Maggie Reese for her fourth place finish in the Ladies Production division of the Florida Open Pistol Championship in Frostproof, Fla. hosted by the Universal Shooting Academy. Both Voigt and Reese competed using a Safariland® ELS rig which allowed them to reconfigure their gear for each course of fire.

February 26, 2014
Robert Vogel Wins the 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship With Safariland 5199 Holster

Safariland congratulates team member Robert Vogel, for winning the Stock Service Pistol (SSP) Division at the 2014 IDPA Indoor Nationals held in Springfield, Mass. this past weekend. Vogel dominated the entire match coming in with the fastest overall time of 161.69, defending his title for the 7th year in a row.

February 11, 2014
New Safariland GLS Holster Line to be Showcased on Shooting USA

Safariland® announced today that the all-new GLS™ (Grip Locking System) holster series will be showcased on Wednesday night’s episode of Shooting USA. The hour long special features various new products launched at the 2014 SHOT Show. The GLS series is the newest line of holsters from Safariland, which feature a patent-pending retention device that securely holds the handgun in place and intuitive middle finger draw.

February 07, 2014
The Safariland Group Welcomes Jim Duncan as Vice President of Domestic Sales

The Safariland Group announced today that Jim Duncan has joined the company as Vice President of Domestic Sales. Most recently, Duncan was the President of Galls, LLC, one of North America’s leading distributors of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market. As the new Vice President of Domestic Sales, Duncan will lead The Safariland Group’s efforts to drive sales growth and increase their market share in the domestic sales channel.

January 20, 2014
Mustang Survival Offers Free Inflatable PFD Inspection Service at the Vancouver International Boat Show

As the official personal floatation device (PFD) of the Vancouver Boat Show, Mustang Survival is happy to provide free onsite inflatable PFD inspection services to all boat show attendees. Inflatable PFDs should be inspected and maintained regularly to ensure they are in good condition. Boat show attendees with questions about the maintenance or re-arming of their PFD are encouraged to come by the Mustang Survival booth #265 to speak with product experts. Additionally, Mustang Survival will be giving away a free M.I.T. 100 Inflatable PFD at the show. Stop by for details on how to register.

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