Defense Technology Brand Releases New Low Roll Distraction Device Models

Jacksonville, Fla. August 24, 2011

Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the release of the Low Roll 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. 


The ergonomic shape and ease of use of the Low Roll body, combined with the powerful output of light, sound and 12 top port configurations result in an even distribution of gases from the opposing ends of the canister. The distinctive shape and capabilities are tools for police, corrections, and military tactical teams worldwide.


The Low Roll 8902NR model provides deflagration over 175(+) dB and 6 – 8 million candelas.  Available in a non-reloadable device, the distinctive shape provides less roll and better grip.  The diameter of the hex design body is 2.0 in., 5.0 cm. overall length is 5.0 in., 12.7 cm. 


The Low Roll8933 model is a reloadable steel body with a top and bottom port designed to ensure equalization of blast pressure to minimize movement. The body design reduces rolling when deployed and will accept both 15-gram and 4-gram reloads with a M201A1 type fuze. 


Available now, MSRP is as follows:


Model         Name                                      Description                                               MSRP  


Low Roll Distraction Device® Non-Reloadable

Non-reloadable Distraction Device®  unit



Low Roll Distraction Device® Body

Reloadable steel body



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About Safariland

Safariland, LLC is a premier provider of law enforcement and security products and services, delivering a full-range of customer-specific solutions.  Offering many of the world’s most recognizable branded products in the public safety market, Safariland is committed to saving lives.  For more information about Safariland and its body armor products, as well as information on the new NIJ-06 standard, please visit    



For further information, please contact:

Marsha Mathias

Manager, Communications


Tel: +1 909 923 7300 x33417