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Safariland Press Releases

January 03, 2014
PROTECH Tactical Introduces IMPAC-HT1 for Handgun Threat and Spike 1 Protection

The PROTECH® Tactical brand announced today the introduction of the IMPAC™-HT1 plate to its line of IMPAC special threat plates. The IMPAC-HT1 provides protection to law enforcement officers from both handgun and limited spike threats.

December 05, 2013
The Safariland Group Appoints Christopher E. Kubasik to its Board of Directors

Maui Acquisition Corp, the parent corporation of The Safariland Group (the “Company”), a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets today announced the appointment of Christopher E. Kubasik to its Board of Directors effective immediately. In addition to serving on the Board, Mr. Kubasik will also serve as the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee.

November 18, 2013
Elite European Forces Select Med-Eng EOD9 for Multi-Threat Blast Protection

Med-Eng®, a brand of The Safariland Group, announced today that it has recently been awarded contracts totalling more than $7,000,000 to provide multi-threat blast protection equipment to elite bomb disposal technicians in four European countries. The suit and helmet ensemble offers protection and operational capabilities to frontline personnel disposing of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other explosive materials in both military and public safety operations.

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 30, 2013
Emergency Response Course by The Safariland Training Group Receives Excellent Reviews from the Education Community

The Safariland Training Group receives positive feedback as their Train the Trainer Emergency Response to an Armed Intruder course becomes increasingly popular with each training session. The program, that was launched earlier this year, trains school educators and administrators on how to respond during an armed intruder situation. Attendees are walking away with a greater understanding of what they can do to save lives before the police arrive.

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.

October 21, 2013
Counterfeit Body Armor Identified by Florida Department of Law Enforcement

The Safariland Group has been notified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) regarding counterfeit body armor vests that have been confiscated in an investigation in the southeastern United States. Among the numerous vest models seized, the ABA® and Second Chance® brands were identified among the several counterfeit brands being offered for sale at gun shows.

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.

October 08, 2013
Mustang Survival® Showcasing Commercial Marine Solutions at the International WorkBoat Show and Pacific Marine Expo 2013

Mustang Survival will be showcasing its comprehensive line of industrial flotation and climate protection solutions for marine professionals at the International WorkBoat Show and Pacific Marine Expo this fall. Featured at these shows will be the HIT™ Inflatable Work Vest, a series of high-visibility flotation vests, and solutions for helicopter transportation.

October 01, 2013
The Safariland Group Acquires Tactical Command Industries, Inc.

The Safariland Group (the “Company”), a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, has acquired Tactical Command Industries, Inc. (“TCI”), a communications integration business focused on tactical communications systems, including customized and commercial off the shelf headsets and audio solutions. TCI operates out of facilities located in Brentwood, California and Gilmanton, New Hampshire.

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