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Safariland Press Releases

August 18, 2014
The Safariland Group Names Scott F. Harris Chief Financial Officer

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, announced today the appointment of Scott F. Harris as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). As CFO, Harris will be a member of the Company’s executive leadership team and will oversee the global finance and accounting operations of the Company. Harris will report to Scott O’Brien, President.

August 11, 2014
Team Bianchi Shooter Kenda Lenseigne Wins Big at The 2014 CMSA Western Championships

Bianchi® congratulates Team Bianchi mounted shooter Kenda Lenseigne in a nail-biting finale that sent the crowd leaping to their feet as she blasted across the finish line at the 2014 CMSA Western Championship in Las Vegas July 30 - August 3. Lenseigne beat out all other competitors, while alternating between gear, including her Bianchi Cattle Driver™ rig. After a close second Ladies Overall win in the main match while riding her novice horse, Lenseigne returned for the Double Down Finals wearing her Bianchi Limited Edition Smokechaser™ rig and riding her seasoned veteran horse, Justin, to post a blistering 12.4 second time. This outstanding finish earned her a total $3,700 payout for the weekend.

July 15, 2014
Safariland/Kona Patrol Bike Selected by Los Angeles Area Law Enforcement Agency

Safariland announced today the recent sale of Safariland®/Kona 29er patrol bikes to replace a Los Angeles area law enforcement agency’s current fleet of patrol bikes. After much consideration and the opportunity to test the 29er bike, the agency selected the Safariland/Kona 29er as the most suitable patrol bike for their rigorous daily operational needs.

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.

June 19, 2014
Team Safariland’s Voigt and Reese Make a Great Showing at the MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament with ELS Competition Belt Systems

Safariland congratulates Team Safariland members Mike Voigt and Maggie Reese for their sound performance at the MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament June 8 - 14 in Parma, Idaho. Both using their ELS (Equipment Locking System) Competition Belt System in the Open Division, Voigt took the High Senior title and second place overall, while Maggie was able to clench High Ladies. This match is one of the toughest and most physically challenging tournaments with each stage requiring more than 100 rounds and the use of three guns, if not four.

June 18, 2014
Bianchi Meets Agency Requirements for Leather Equipment With Affordable PatrolTek Leather Duty Gear

Bianchi announced today that it has released a new line of leather duty gear under its popular PatrolTek™ brand. This line of leather duty gear equipment for uniformed police officers includes a wide selection of pouches and belts to meet agencies’ demanding requirements. Similar to the traditional quality and construction of Bianchi’s leather duty gear models from years ago, this new line has both the quality and dependability of Bianchi Gunleather®, combined with the value of Bianchi PatrolTek nylon products. Now, with a total of 15 models available, all of the essential duty gear an officer needs can be found at a reasonable price.

June 17, 2014
Med-Eng and CeoTronics Announce Global Distribution Agreement to Support EOD Community with Sophisticated Wireless Communications System

Med-Eng and CeoTronics announced today their agreement to provide an advanced wireless communications system to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) customers in over 100 countries worldwide. The agreement will allow Med-Eng to provide the CT-DECT radio to Bomb Disposal Technicians through its international network of Channel Partners.

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.

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