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  • Hardwire: An Evolution in Soft Body Armor

    <p>In a perfect world, armor would stop every bullet and weigh nothing. In today’s world, the soft body armor that stops bullets is heavy, bulky, and uncomfortable for the officer who needs to wear it every day. Armor saves lives, but it also adds the burden of weight and extra profile to SWAT, tactical and &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/hardwire-evolution-soft-body-armor/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Hardwire: An Evolution in Soft Body Armor</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Safariland® Expedition: Meet Pete

    <p>Summer just got a whole lot hotter. This year we are proud to introduce the Safariland® Expedition Multi-Gun match, a four-day competition Jun 22-25, at the Pro Gun Club just outside of Las Vegas. Safariland Expedition Multi-Gun introduces a brand new format with two guns per stage, rifle shots under 100 yards, minimal shotgun loading, &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/safariland-expedition-meet-pete/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Safariland® Expedition: Meet Pete</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Hatch S7 Sling Pack

    <p>Have you ever been in a rush and had to go hunting around for critical gear? In law enforcement, seconds saved can mean lives saved. That’s why HATCH® designed the S7 Sling Pack specifically for police officers, to help organize everything needed for an emergency situation in one convenient place. The pack has multiple pockets &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/hatch-s7-sling-pack/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Hatch S7 Sling Pack</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • RDS: Keeping the Future in Sight

    <p>Keeping the Future in Sight: Safariland Holsters Integrate RDS The use of Red Dot Sights (RDS) on handguns has taken off in the last couple years. What initially appeared to be a niche market is now proving to be a trend, as significant numbers of handgun owners shift away from traditional iron sights, to red &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/rds-keeping-future-sight/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">RDS: Keeping the Future in Sight</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • FirstSpear Changes The Game

    <p>Radical changes are happening to closure systems and modular pocket technology for tactical vests and armor carriers. We&#8217;re not talking tweaks, but a complete re-envisioning, and FirstSpear® technologies are leading the industry disruption. Imagine using a ballistic vest closure system that self-cleans. One that makes a quiet click instead of the teeth-clenching rrrriiip of traditional &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/firstspear-changes-the-game/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">FirstSpear Changes The Game</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Hot Off the Mark

    <p>Bring on the heat! Competitors were fired up to try out the fast and furious format at the inaugural Safariland Expedition Multi-Gun Match, taking place June 22-25 at the Pro Gun Club in Boulder City, Nevada. Despite soaring temperatures, more than 250 shooters lined up to take on the shooter’s choice match, with two guns &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/hot-off-mark/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Hot Off the Mark</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Get the skinny on the slim

    <p>Designed to be extremely slender, the new 571 GLS™ SLIM Pro-Fit™ Concealment Holster w/ Micro Paddle offers select handgun fits for concealed carry. Though small in size, the holster is rugged and protective. Manufactured from SafariSeven™ material, the Model 571 holster is impervious to the elements and withstands extreme heat and cold from +300°F to &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/pocket-size-retention-571/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Get the skinny on the slim</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Allusion Series: Model 126

    <p>Do you crave the traditional look, feel and smell of leather, but want the advantages of synthetic holster products? Get the best of both worlds with the Bianchi® Allusion™ concealment holster series. Think high-grade, full-grain leather on the outside, and a durable, synthetic core on the inside. While the Bianchi Allusion Model 126 Assent™ holster &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/allusion-series-model-126/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Allusion Series: Model 126</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Delta Helmets

    <p>Being a soldier in WWII meant you were issued with a heavy, uncomfortable steel helmet. Because the “one-size-fits-all” M1 helmet had two-point chin straps and mesh retention systems, they tended to bang around on the head, hindering functionality and protection. Since then, vast improvements have been made in weight, retention systems, and ballistics protection. We &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/delta-5-helmet/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Delta Helmets</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • 7TS Series: Tactical Edition

    <p>To evolve is to change. But change doesn’t happen in a vacuum—it comes as a response to real-world conditions. The evolution in Safariland holsters brings us to the 7TS™ Series, the result of countless hours of R&#038;D, testing in the field, and most importantly—listening to what law enforcement and military professionals really need. Donnie Myers, &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/7ts-series-tactical-edition/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">7TS Series: Tactical Edition</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Model 7371 Holster

    <p>If you’re a fan of a slim handgun, the Safariland Model 7371 7TS™ ALS® Concealment Paddle Holster is just the fit. The 7371 holster is much smaller than previous ALS (Automatic Locking System) holsters, to take full advantage of firearms with thinner profiles. Designed specifically for the CCW owner, the holster uses a wider version &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/7371-holster/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Model 7371 Holster</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Lights Out!

    <p>They say &#8220;What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,&#8221; but it&#8217;s hard to keep things quiet at night during the Safariland Expedition Multi Gun. Once you turn the lights out and the strobes on a whole other world opens up. The lights are out and the strobes are on, and we have shooters running 15 &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/lights-out/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Lights Out!</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • TAC AR

    <p>STEALTH. ADJUSTABILITY. ADDED PROTECTION. In recent years tactical teams have shown a shift in preference towards plate rack systems that are lower profile and weigh less than traditional full-coverage tactical vests. And, while operators such as special ops, SWAT, and patrol have desired carriers that allow greater maneuverability, agencies are not about to compromise on &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/tac-ar/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">TAC AR</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Allusion Series: Model 145

    <p>WHERE COMFORT AND CONCEALABILITY MEET Whether you’re on the road, exploring new territory, or taking it easy, if you wear your firearm throughout the day, comfort becomes an important consideration when choosing a holster. The Bianchi® Allusion™ Model 145 Subdue is both highly concealable, and comfortable to wear. Model 145 Subdue Features: Premium full grain &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/allusion-series-model-145/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Allusion Series: Model 145</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • 7384 Holster

    <p>Whether you’re fast-roping down to an objective or dropping targets at the shoot-house, the Safariland® 7384 Holster offers a new level of speed and security for the professional military operator. Fast, intuitive draw In a firefight, fractions of a second matter. The 7384’s industry-standard ALS® (Automatic Locking System) retention securely locks onto your ejection port, &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/7384-holster/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">7384 Holster</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Inside Safariland: The Acoustics Lab

    <p>PERCEPTION VS. MEASUREMENT A live round splits the air with an ear-shattering crack. That was loud, you think. Good thing you’re wearing hearing protection. But how loud was it? While our perception tells us a particular sound is loud, (and we should be protecting our hearing, even if that means jamming our fingers in our &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/inside-safariland-acoustics-lab/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Inside Safariland: The Acoustics Lab</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more