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2012 Safariland Press Releases

January 18, 2012
New Offerings for Competitive Shooting Announced by Safariland

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announced today that it has released several new products targeted at the competitive shooter for 2012, including the Model 014 Open Class Competition Holster, the Model 6005-12 Shotgun Speedloader Holder for thigh carry, and the efficiently designed Model 085 Shotgun Shell Holder.

January 18, 2012
Safariland Training Group Announces 2012 Northeast National Training Conference

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, is pleased to announce the date of the Safariland® Training Group’s 2012 Northeastern National Conference being held from May 18 - 21, 2012, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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
PROTECH Adds FAV MKII QR (Quick Release) Vest to its FAV MKII Enhanced Family

Safariland®, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the addition of the PROTECH® FAV™ MKII QR (Quick Release) tactical vest to its FAV MKII Enhanced family of vests. The FAV MKII QR incorporates all the same features and upgrades of the innovative FAV MKII Enhanced tactical vest but with a simplistic quad release QR system which is ideal for maritime operations or for agencies requiring quick doffing capabilities.

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.

January 17, 2012
PROTECH Launches New Intruder G2 Shield

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduced today the PROTECH® Intruder™ G2 Type IIIA shield. This ballistic shield is the first of its kind to incorporate a unique triangular viewport. The shield and viewport have been independently tested to defeat the following handgun rounds: • 9mm 124 gr. FMJ • .44 Magnum 240 gr. LSWC • Tokarev 7.62x25mm 85 gr. FMJ [steel jacket] • 5.7x28mm 40 gr. SS197/Blue Tip • WIN. Ranger 9mm 127 gr. +P+ SXT • .357 SIG 125 gr. TMJ

January 17, 2012
Safariland Launches ABA Xtreme XT02 Series

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, proudly introduces the next generation of ABA® Xtreme® body armor: the XT02 Series. The new ABA Xtreme XT02 Series is NIJ Standard-0101.06 certified and features an advanced Berry compliant hybrid design that incorporates our most innovative armor technologies, resulting in body armor with the greatest level of protection against a wide array of both NIJ Type and special threat rounds. The new Xtreme XT02 Series hybrid design combines Twaron®, Honeywell Gold Shield®, and exclusive Dyneema® ballistic material.

January 16, 2012
Bianchi Cowboy Launches the Kenda Lenseigne Signature Series

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announces the Kenda Lenseigne Signature Series, a line of mounted shooting rigs designed by world record holder, Kenda Lenseigne for Bianchi Cowboy. The collection includes four performance-based rigs in a variety of distinctive materials and finishes including embossed snake print and real cow hair.

January 16, 2012
Safariland Introduces Buckleless Lightweight Duty Belt

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduced today the Model 4832 Lightweight Duty Belt, a design that is almost 30 percent lighter than other traditional equipment belts and helps to solve an issue that police officers face daily: an overloaded duty belt weighing down their hips.

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