Introducing the Kopfjäger Leveling Head

 

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Take your shot with precision using Kopfjäger’s operator-designed Leveling Head Accessory. This purpose-driven accessory is perfect for LEO, military operators, hunters and long-range precision shooters.

Free up your hands by simply threading your action camera onto Kopfjäger’s Reaper Rig or tripod to record your action-packed adventure. The Leveling Head accessory allows you to co-witness a camera or spotting scope with your rifle by simply threading it to a tripod or onto Kopfjäger’s Reaper Rig system, helping reduce recoil movement.

clip_image004The Leveling Head’s quick-detach, spherical system helps you to make quick and easy +/- 15° angle adjustments. This accessory features a bubble level allowing you to accurately level your products and can also be threaded with spotting scopes and other cameras.

Dealers interested in learning more about Kopfjäger products should email sales@Kopfjäger.net. Media members are encouraged to email mediarelations@kopfjagerindustries.com.

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Mission First Tactical (MFT) Introduces New Decorated Wallets and Dump Trays

Upgrade your wallet or dump tray with stunning imagery from MFT’s new decorated lineup.

Horsham, Pa. (November 2019) – Mission First Tactical, LLC (MFT™), a leader in USA-made rifle/carbine accessories, is proud to announce its Wallets and Dump Trays have been added to its new Decorated Products line up. Designs are chemically bonded to MFT’s Wallets and Dump Trays to ensure wear, scratch and chemical resistance. Express yourself with MFT offerings or let MFT place your unique image on any of our wallets, dump trays, magazines and more. Every week, MFT will be offering a limited-edition design as a giveaway and a limited-edition sale only available through its social media channels. Follow and like MFT’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter platforms to find out about each week’s giveaway and sale.

Securely store and easily access credit cards or business cards with MFT’s Decorated Wallets. Handcrafted from Boltaron material in the United States of America, MFT Wallets are available in either an eight credit card (15 business cards) or 15 credit card (25 business cards) wallet configuration. MFT image offerings include American Flag M1; Blue Line American Flag 1, Flag 2 or Flag 3; American Flag Vintage; Redline American Flag; Betsy Ross Flag; MFT Freedom Fries; Gadsden Flag; Join or Die; Liberty or Death; Punisher Skull Splatter White; Punisher Skull Oversize; or Team MF’ER Supreme. MSRP $24.99.

MFT’s Dump Tray provides a convenient place to drop all your everyday carry (EDC) items when you walk in the door or sit down at your desk. The small compartment is designed for your phone or small items with a larger area for everything else. The Dump Tray measures 8.2” x 11.2” with the small area measuring 3.5” x 7” and the large area measuring 6” x 7.” Handcrafted from Boltaron Material in the United States of America, the Dump Tray’s are available in the following MFT image offerings: American Flag M1 or M2; American Flag Punisher Skull; American Flag Punisher Skull MultiCam; Blue Line American Flag 1, Flag 2 or Flag 3; Redline American Flag; Betsy Ross Flag; Gadsden Flag; Join or Die; Join or Die MultiCam; Liberty or Death; Liberty or Death MultiCam; Punisher Skull Splatter White; or Team MF’ER Supreme. MSRP $39.99.

For more information on Mission First Tactical, visit www.missionfirsttactical.com.

About Mission First Tactical:

Mission First Tactical (MFT) designs and develops select USA Made rifle/carbine accessories and Kydex-style, Boltaron material holsters handmade by Veterans specifically for the Military, Law Enforcement, and Civilian markets. The MFT team has over 75 years of industry experience in taking concepts to front-line deployment. From the beginning, MFT’s mission is to develop leading-edge products for individuals operating in harm’s way. Success for every operator’s mission is Mission First Tactical’s intent. www.missionfirsttactical.com

Battlelink™ Buttstocks, Engage™ Pistol Grips, React™ Grip Series, Torch™ Laser & Light Mounts, E-Volv™ and MFT Mags™ brands are trademarks of Mission First Tactical, LLC. All company and product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective sources.

Contact:

411 Caredean Dr, Ste E,Horsham, PA 19044 / P: 267-704-0001 / www.missionfirsttactical.com

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NAUMD Now Accepting Best Dressed Public Safety Award Submissions

The North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD) and its Public Safety Suppliers & Retailers (PSSR) division encourage police, fire, and sheriff departments across the country to submit their units for this prestigious annual award.

Washington DC Metro Police, the 2019 Winner. Uniforms by Muscatello’s Uniforms, a Galls Company.

Omaha, Neb. (November 2019) – The North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) and its Public Safety Suppliers & Retailers (PSSR) division announce they are now accepting submissions for the Best Dressed Public Safety Award® to a police, fire or sheriff department in the United States. The deadline for submissions is March 23, 2020. The national winners will be named at the NAUMD Convention and Expo, on April 28, 2020, in Reston, Virginia.

There are seven submission categories:

  • Law Enforcement – Small (Under 100)
  • Law Enforcement – Medium (100 to 500)
  • Law Enforcement – Large (Over 500)
  • First Responders – Small (Under 100)
  • First Responders – Medium (100 to 500)
  • First Responders – Large (Over 500)
  • Private Security Companies

Three finalists will be named in each category and all finalists will receive a certificate designating their status. Independent judges will evaluate the submissions based on appearance, functionality for the job, and use of technology and innovation to determine the best overall uniform programs. The goal of the Best Dressed Public Safety Award is to promote professionalism and excellence within the uniform industry. NAUMD is a community for the uniform industry that works on projects to help pursue a common future. Nominations for these categories and the Best Dressed Public Safety Award is open to all public safety departments and all NAUMD members.

The Best Dressed Public Safety Award is one of many awarded during the annual NAUMD Conference and Expo. The 2020 event will be held in Reston, Virginia, April 26 – 28, 2020. During the Conference, NAUMD and its PSSR division hold meetings, exhibit new products, and develop long-lasting distributor and manufacturer relationships through receptions and off-site get-togethers, as well as award excellence during the Awards Reception and Banquet. Membership is open to any manufacturer, distributor, or dealer within the uniform and public safety markets.

To learn more about joining and the special opportunities afforded to members, contact Steve Zalkin at steve@naumd.com. To register as an exhibitor or attendee for the event, visit www.naumd.com. Booth space is limited.

About North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD):

The NAUMD was founded in 1932. This association is a community for the uniform and image apparel industry. It is composed of manufacturers, distributors and associated companies that have a common bond in the future our industry.

We exist to enable our members to create opportunities for a better future. We do this by connecting ideas and people in ways that provoke conversations and inspire innovation. The NAUMD is about building a community where strategic relationships are formed, problems are solved and meaningful information empowers a better future. www.naumd.com

Public Safety Suppliers & Retailers Division Contact:

Laura Burgess

P: 252-288-5805

laura@lauraburgess.com

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MORE GUNS EQUIPPED WITH VIRIDIAN®PRODUCTS THAN ANY OTHER ACCESSORIES COMPANY

 

 

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – November 19, 2019 – Gun buyers will see more major firearm models equipped with Viridian weapon-mounted accessories than any other shooting accessories brand on the market this holiday season. Viridian Weapon Technologies offers gun-specific E Series® laser sights for dozens of the most popular models from well-known manufacturers, including Ruger®, Springfield Armory®, Taurus® and more. Plus, the addition of Viridian Optics this fall easily makes Viridian the most in-demand accessories brand for 2019.
“We’ve been creating the leading edge of weapon technology for well over a decade, and we’re proud to offer gun-specific laser sights and an all-new riflescope line to meet the needs of customers everywhere,” said Viridian President and CEO Brian Hedeen. “Long-range hunters, competitive shooters and conceal and carry owners shopping this holiday season will see more firearms equipped with Viridian products than ever before. From the essential E Series to our
EON, VENTA and SERAC scopes, we’re proud to offer top-of-the-line accessories as inline SKUs or add-ons for the biggest gun brands out there.”
E Series Laser Sight
The Viridian E Series laser sight is essential gear for home defense and everyday carry. Designed specifically for those who demand the most powerful red laser sight allowed in the United States, it delivers rapid target acquisition when it’s needed most—at an affordable price point. The trigger-guard-mounted E Series laser attaches to pistols seamlessly, allowing users to optimize fast target acquisition for personal defense. Additional information can be found at
ViridianWeaponTech.com/E-Series-Learn-More.
Viridian Optics
This fall, Viridian announced the launch of Viridian Optics—an all-new riflescope line created for precision, reliability and incredible value. The exciting new product line, including unique solutions for long-range shooting and hunting, gives customers unparalleled quality at unbeatable prices. Viridian riflescopes are currently available online as add-on accessories or as an inline SKU with pre-installed scope on the
Ruger 10/22® (model number 31143). More information about Viridian Optics is available at ViridianOptics.com.
Ruger 10/22 Package
The new Ruger 10/22 package includes a pre-installed
Viridian EON 3-9×40 riflescope (part number 981-0002), featuring an ergonomic design, anti-reflective multi-coated lenses, multiple magnification options and tactical performance under pressure. Now paired with the Viridian EON, this legendary rifle delivers tried-and-true design that ensures consistent, reliable performance.
Additional details about Viridian Weapon Technologies can be found at
ViridianWeaponTech.com. About Viridian Weapon Technologies
Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Viridian Weapon Technologies is devoted to applying cutting-edge technology to design compact, powerful self-defense products for the civilian, military and law enforcement markets. Viridian is the leader in weapon-mounted technology and responsible for a number of firearm innovations including green and red
laser sights, LED weapon-mounted illuminators and several shooting accessories including the TacLoc® Holsters. Viridian products are designed and built in the USA. More information is available at ViridianWeaponTech.com.

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ArachniGRIP Offers Slide Spider for SIG P229 SAS

 

(Parker, CO) – ArachniGRIP®, creator and manufacturer of the innovative Slide Spider® adhesive slide grip, is proud to offer the Slide Spider for the SIG P229 SAS.
ArachniGRIP has recently released a Slide Spider grip to fit the Sig Sauer P229 SAS. The Slide Spider® slide grip adds additional safety and improved handling to this popular concealed carry firearm. The P229 SAS equipped with a Slide Spider results in a concealed carry package that delivers comfort, control and confidence.
The Sig Sauer P229 SAS model, a smaller version of the P226, is tailored specifically for concealed carry. SAS stands for “Sig Anti-Snag” and refers to the aggressive “carry melt” process applied to the slide and frame. This process rounds the corners and edges for more comfort and easier deployment while carrying concealed. The Sig SAS also offers a Short Reset Trigger (SRT) and the SIGLITE three dot tritium night sights. The 9mm SAS version has a 13+1 round capacity. The gun is also available in .40 S&W or .357 Sig. In the other calibers, the magazine holds 12 rounds. MSRP for the Slide Spider is $19.95.
The Slide Spider grip by ArachniGRIP is available for most semi auto pistols. It is easy to install and extremely durable. The Slide Spider grip products enable the shooter to gain increased control through a safe and secure hold. The products offer additional tactical advantages under challenging operating conditions, including extreme moisture and temperature. In addition, these products aid shooters with weak or weakened hand strength and those with medical conditions such as arthritis.
For more information about ArachniGRIP products, visit www.arachnigrip.com. 


About ArachniGRIP®
:
ArachniGRIP® was founded by two lifelong firearms enthusiasts. We are located in Parker, Colorado, at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Our company believes that all shooters should have the advantages of proper equipment and training. Our products and instructional videos are designed to aid shooters in the safe, practical use and control of their firearms.

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German Army acquires 1500 SPIKE missiles and hundreds of launchers

 

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November 18, 2019 – Eurospike, a joint venture between Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Diehl Defence GmbH & Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH has signed a multi-year framework contract for the supply of SPIKE (also known as MELLS in Germany) Missiles & launchers to the German Army. The missiles and launchers will be manufactured in Germany by local German companies, in keeping with RAFAEL’s global policy of teaming up with domestic industry, resulting in knowledge transfer and local job creation.

The contract was signed by representatives from Eurospike and BAAINBw in a ceremony that took place at the beginning of November in the offices of the German MOD (BAAINBw) in Koblenz Germany.

As part of the  framework contract, the first order was made for the supply of 1500 SPIKE rounds, as well as hundreds of RAFAEL’S new ICLU (Integrated Control Launch Unit) dismounted missile launchers.

The multi-year framework contract will allow the Bundeswehr to continue procuring additional SPIKE Missiles in the next few years to reach its goal of high launcher-to-missile ratio.

The German Army is already currently using both the dismounted portable SPIKE (MELLS) launcher as well the as the vehicle-mounted launcher on the German army Puma, Marder & Wiesel.

SPIKE is a cutting-edge precise, multi-platform, multi-mission and multi-range electro-optical missile Family, with capabilities of fire-and-forget, as well as fire, observe and update, allowing attack of hidden targets.

With 33 SPIKE missile users around the world, Germany is among 19 other SPIKE users in the EU and NATO. More than 30,000 SPIKE missiles have been supplied worldwide to-date, with over 5500 SPIKE missile firings, both in training and in combat.

Moshe Elazar, EVP, Head of RAFAEL’s Land and Naval Division: “This is a significant contract for Eurospike and thus for RAFAEL, as a leading supplier of 5th generation ATGM in the world. It will undoubtedly cement the German Army’s position as one of the strongest ATGM forces in Europe. The SPIKE missile and launcher cross-nation commonality enables the nations to manage joint SPIKE missile stocks, create joint procurement and maintain mutual support. In combination with local production within Europe by Eurospike, SPIKE is a truly common European missile.”

 

 

For more information please contact Ishai David at ishai@rafael.co.il.

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MILIPOL 2019 Kicks Off in Paris

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Milipol Paris, the leading event for homeland security is organized under the patronage of the French Ministry of Interior. It is an official event carried out in partnership with the French National Police and Gendarmerie, Civil Defence Service, French Customs, City Police, Interpol, etc.

Sectors in Milipol Paris

Data protection – Information and Communication systems / Economic and Industrial Intelligence / Systems integration / Risk analysis and management / CBRN / Civil Defence / Forensic science services / Law enforcement / Anti-terrorism – Special Forces / Protection of industrial and sensitive sites / Fight against organized crime / Security of public places – Urban Security / Transport security / Port and airport security – Border control / Road safety / Security of financial systems / Prison sector / Oil and gas sector / The Fight against Cyber threats and Cybercrime / Private Security

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Alien Gear Cloak MOD Holster OWB Holster

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Alien Gear Cloak MOD is a holster system adaptable to a variety of handguns that will save you a sizeable amount of space and cash. One of the best OWB holsters on the market, at any price.

Read my review…

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Streamlight Launches TLR-7 A Rail-Mounted Weapon Light

 

New Model Features Two Rear Switch Position Options, High and Low

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EAGLEVILLE, PA, November 15, 2019 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, has introduced the TLR-7® A with ergonomic rear switches featuring a low or high position to match users’ shooting styles. The exceptionally lightweight and compact new light delivers 500 lumens for a variety of tactical uses.

“Our newest weapon light features ambidextrous on/off rear switches with low and high positions to suit user preference, and a rail clamp that attaches and detaches easily from the side of compact and full frame weapons,” said Streamlight President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sharrah. “Like the original TLR-7, it is designed to maximize visibility and targeting capability in a variety of home defense and tactical applications.”

The TLR-7 A features a power LED that delivers 5,000 candela and 500 lumens over a beam distance of 140 meters. It offers two lighting modes, LED only or LED strobe, each with a run time of 1.5 hours. The light is energized by a single 3 Volt CR2 lithium battery.

Securely fitting to a broad range of weapons, the new TLR-7 A features a one-handed, snap on and tighten interface that keeps hands away from gun muzzles when attaching or detaching them. The light also includes a Safe Off feature, locking it so it cannot be turned on accidentally. A key kit is included to securely fit the light to the broadest array of hand guns of any light on the market.

Constructed with 6000 Series machined aircraft aluminum with a black anodized finish, the TLR-7 A weighs 2.40 ounces and measures 2.58 inches in length.

With extensively live-fire tested, impact-resistant construction, the new model features an IPX7 rated design, making it waterproof to 1 meter for 30 minutes.

The new light is packaged as the TLR-7 A FLEX that comes with a High switch mounted on the light plus an included Low switch. It has an MSRP of $225.75, and comes with Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty. 

About Streamlight

Based in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. has more than 45 years of experience making tough, durable, long-lasting flashlights designed to serve the specialized needs of professionals and consumers alike. Since 1973, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed high-performance flashlights, and today offers a broad array of lights, lanterns, weapon light/laser sighting devices, and scene lighting solutions for professional law enforcement, military, firefighting, industrial, automotive, and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. For additional information, please call 800-523-7488, visit streamlight.com

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EXTREMA RATIO – C.N.1 FAMILY

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Barrett awarded contract for a US funded communication project in Egypt

 

Barrett Communications have recently delivered equipment as part of a United States funded program into Egypt. The contract was to supply High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF) radio communications equipment.
The project is split over multiple phases and will include radio communications equipment for ground, mobile and airborne applications. In the first phase of the program, Barrett is providing the Barrett PRC-2080+ VHF equipment in the 5W handhelds and PRC-2082+ 50W vehicles systems.
The Barrett PRC-2090 is also being supplied as part of the mid to long range communications with the PRC-2091 mobile station and PRC-2092 base station systems.
Barrett Communications CEO, Mr. Andrew Burt commented “Our HF and VHF systems are already used in this country and this contract will further enhance the existing systems they are using. Our unique combination of products and system capabilities makes us an ideal provider for military and defense customer globally.”

About Barrett Communications

Barrett Communications is the specialist Australian designer and manufacturer of commercial and tactical HF and VHF radio communication systems.
The Company’s global distribution to over 150 countries and customer support network in over 65 countries allows it to provide both OTS and turnkey network solutions to meet their clients’ exact requirements.
Since 1976 Barrett Communications has provided HF communications solutions to military, government, security, business and Non-Government organizations around the world.

Additional information about Barrett Communications is available at www.barrettcommunications.com.au


Barrett Communications
47 Discovery Drive, Bibra Lake, Western Australia 6163
Phone: +61 8 9434 1700 Fax: +61 8 9418 6757
https://www.barrettcommunications.com.au/

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DSEI Japan Opens

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DSEI Japan opens

From 18 – 20 November DSEI Japan will bring the entire Asia-Pacific defence community together to learn, share knowledge and source the latest equipment. Join 5,000+ senior government officials, military personnel and industry at Japan’s landmark defence event.
Featuring a high-level conference with world-renowned speakers, multiple demonstration areas and numerous networking opportunities, it’s not to be missed.

Although online registration is now closed, you can register at the event for $200. Please remember to bring official photo identification with you.

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HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE

The DSEI Japan Conference will feature 50+ globally renowned experts addressing the topics shaping the future of Asia-Pacific defence and security. The conference is free-to-attend for all military and government employees. See our latest speakers:

 

Chief Inspector Chris Green
MO6 Public Order Planning & Resources, London Metropolitan Police

 

 

Comdr. James Farrant
Navy Legal – International Law SO1 & Commander Logistics – HMS Albion, Royal Navy

 

 

Cartan McLaughlin
CEO, Nihon Cyber Defence

 

 

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INTERNATIONAL PAVILIONS

DSEI Japan will host over 20 international pavilions, each providing a regional hub of defense and security ingenuity. DSEI Japan works closely with embassies and government bodies around the world to ensure that as many of the world’s best suppliers to the defense & security industry are in one place at one time under one roof
Countries represented include USA, Japan, India, UK ,Germany and more.

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MEET 200+ EXHIBITORS
DSEI Japan will welcome 200+ exhibiting companies from around the world, showcasing the latest equipment, technology and systems

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Sneak Preview: SIG SAUER P365 SAS

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Coming up in December is my review of SIG’s P365 SAS. Every praise you’ve heard about this snag-free micro-compact 9mm you can take to the bank and its Meprolight FT Bullseye sight is icing on a delicious cake from SIG.

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AeroVironment Awarded $12 Million Support Contract from Major Middle Eastern Ally

 

 

  • Contract includes support, spares and repair services for existing fleet of Puma and Raven tactical unmanned aircraft systems
  • More than 45 allied governments deploy systems from AeroVironment’s innovative family of tactical UAS 

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced a major Middle Eastern ally awarded the company a firm fixed-price contract valued at $11,999,992 on October 25, 2019 for logistics support, spares, and repair services in support of its existing fleet of AeroVironment’s Puma™ AE and Raven® B tactical UAS. The contract award period of performance is two years.

AeroVironment’s Puma™AE and Raven® B tactical UAS

“Our United States and global customers require reliable, rugged and combat-proven tactical unmanned aircraft systems that defense and security personnel can deploy immediately from their rucksacks without the need for runways or other launch logistics,” said Rick Pedigo, vice president of sales and business development for AeroVironment.  “This order builds on our fast-growing international customer base as more allied forces rely on our innovative systems to proceed with certainty on the frontlines.”

AeroVironment’s Raven system is designed for rapid deployment and high mobility for applications requiring low-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.  With a wingspan of 4.5 feet and weighing 4.2 pounds, the hand-launched Raven provides aerial observation, day or night, at line-of-sight range of at least 6.2 miles (10 kilometers). The Raven’s stabilized gimbaled payload delivers real-time color or infrared imagery to ground control and remote viewing stations.

The AeroVironment Puma AE is a fully man-portable unmanned aircraft system designed for land and maritime operations. The hand-launched Puma AE has a wingspan of 9.2 feet, weighs 15 pounds and operates for up to 2.5 hours at line-of sight range of 20 kilometers with a standard antenna, and up to 60 kilometers with AeroVironment’s Long-Range Tracking Antenna.  Capable of landing in water or on land, the all-environment Puma, with its Mantis i45 sensor suite, empowers the operator with extended flight time and a level of imaging capability never before available in the small UAS class.

About AeroVironment Tactical UAS

The RQ-20A/B Puma™, Puma™ LE, RQ-11B Raven®, RQ-12A Wasp®, together with VAPOR® Helicopter UAS comprise AeroVironment’s family of tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This Family of Systems provides increased capability to the warfighter that gives ground commanders the option of selecting the appropriate aircraft based on the type of mission to be performed. This increased capability has the potential to provide significant force protection and force multiplication benefits to small tactical units and security personnel. AeroVironment provides logistics services worldwide to ensure a consistently high level of operational readiness. AeroVironment has delivered thousands of new and replacement tactical unmanned air vehicles to customers within the United States and to more than 45 allied governments.

About AeroVironment, Inc.

AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) provides customers with more actionable intelligence so they can proceed with certainty. Based in California, AeroVironment is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems and tactical missile systems, and serves defense, government, and commercial customers. For more information visit www.avinc.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are made on the basis of current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors outside of our control, that may cause our business, strategy or actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, our ability to perform under existing contracts and obtain additional contracts; changes in the regulatory environment; the activities of competitors; failure of the markets in which we operate to grow; failure to expand into new markets; failure to develop new products or integrate new technology with current products; and general economic and business conditions in the United States and elsewhere in the world. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contacts

AeroVironment, Inc.
Steven Gitlin
+1 (805) 520-8350
pr@avinc.com

Mark Boyer
For AeroVironment, Inc.
+1 (310) 229-5956
mark@boyersyndicate.com

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Empower Target Protect Prevent HONEYWELL’s TALIN Solution

 

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Honeywell’s TALIN surface navigation products provide precise pointing and navigation solution for a variety of military and commercial applications.TALIN has demonstrated robust performance on a wide range of global defense platforms including artillery guns, missile launchers, combat vehicles and radars.

Harness the power of the Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator (TALIN) to achieve mission success.

Here are the top 5 reasons to select TALIN:

  1. Honeywell’s world leading Ring Laser Gyro (RLG) technology that delivers superior performance in compact form factor.
  2. Battle tested system – Field proven reliability (demonstrated Mean Time Between Failure > 50,000 hours).
  3. Easy to integrate, configure and field-upgrade to serve a range of mission requirements. State-of-art user interface, is also available.
  4. Offerings for specific needs including higher shock & extreme artillery requirements, interfaces (Mil-1553B, Ethernet, RS422/RS232), north-finders, survey systems, etc.
  5. Honeywell’s heritage built over decades of experience & technological proficiency, driving thousands of mission and safety-critical systems globally.

Honeywell is excited to explore partnership opportunities and it’s time to move forward together!

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LRP Elite Chassis Back in Stock

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New Inlet for the MDT ACC Chassis System

MDT ACC IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SAVAGE LA 3.850

Modular Driven technologies is excited to announce the most advanced competition chassis in the MDT line up is now available for the Savage Long Action.

The new Savage long action ACC chassis system is the most effective way to increase the accuracy and functionality of your Savage rifle. The Savage long action inlet will accommodate 3.850” AICS pattern magazines to maximize overall length for most common long action cartridges.

The MDT ACC was developed with input from top competitive shooters around the world. The result is the ACC’s superior ergonomics and features. The biggest advantage is the ACC’s fully customizable steel weight system. The weight system is integrated in the buttstock, barrel channel and forend allowing over 9 additional pounds to be added to the rifle chassis assembly. This added weight allows the shooter to perfect balance and tune their rifle for effortless positional shooting with the added benefit of reduced recoil.

The ACC comes complete with a Skeleton Rifle Stock with a 13.375″-14.375″ length of pull. The ACC Chassis features a full Really Right Stuff spec Arca rail the entire length of the 17.75” forend and can accept a traditional pistol grip or the MDT adjustable vertical grip.

The ACC starts at $999 (including buttstock) and is available now available at https://mdttac.com/acc-chassis-system.html

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Cyalume presents CyPouch, its new tactical Cyalume holder at MILIPOL 2019

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At the Mipilol 2019 show in Paris from 19th to 22nd November 2019, Cyalume will present its new accessory for Cyalume lightsticks : the CYPOUCH tactical Cyalume holder.

Used by military forces, law enforcement agencies and first responders (police, firefighters¼) around the world, Cyalume lighting solutions allow you to mark, signal and identify in the most hazardous situations, including combat operations or natural disasters. As a

key player in the tactical light market for military forces, Cyalume® offers a wide range of lighting products in various colors, shapes and sizes. With a simple press or bend to activate, the Cyalume® ChemLight® light sticks provide instant light from 5 minutes to 24 hours duration, dependent on the product form. The Cyalume® ChemLight® lightstick line is complemented by our retro-reflective and photoluminescent products.

Cyalume lightsticks are photosensitive : an extended exposure to ultraviolet light will affect the performance and decrease the lightstick’s effectiveness when activated. To respond to the operational need of marking with lightsticks while maintaining their

performance before being activated by the user, Cyalume designed the CyPouch tactical pouch.

In tactical environments the users of Cyalume lightsticks need to prepare their equipment before commencing their mission. Now thanks to CyPouch, the individual foils protecting the 6” and 4” lightsticks can be removed in advance to save those precious seconds for when it matters. They can be stored within the CyPouch as an easy to reach, protected, accessible marker separated by color or size by simply using the metal loading rings and/or the internal and external elastic loops. The CyPouch can be configured in a bundle format by attaching it vertically, or as a holster, by attaching it horizontally with its MOLLE fasteners.

The Cyalume Holder is also designed with 3 reusable metal rings allowing attachment of the chosen Cyalume Lightsticks in a bundle as well as internal and external elastic loops to take extra lightsticks.

With a capacity of +/- 20 lightsticks* CyPouch can contain 6” (15cm) and 4” (10cm) lightsticks. (*according to size of lightsticks chosen, Arrangement example : Internal: 5×6” lightsticks + 9×4” lightsticks; External: 6 lightsticks).

CyPouch operation principle is simple and efficient and is ideal for the user ! This tactical pouch can also be used in “Cyalume Bundle” configuration as well as in “Cyalume Holster” configuration.

In « Bundle » configuration, To prepare the bundle, the operator customizes the pouch contents by choosing which size and colors of lightsticks (visible/IR) they need and then threads them onto the metal rings and elastic loops.

In operation, the pouch is fully deployed by pulling the upper tag of CyPouch which opens the double zipper: the bundle is now available to the user. To release a lightstick from its attachment, firmly grasp the lightstick and pull down. Then just simply activate it manually.

Please note that all these operations can be made by one gloved hand.

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In « Holster » configuration, CyPouch is only opened on the upper part in order to enable Cyalume to be inserted like knife into a sheath. To prepare the pouch, insert Cyalume sticks like in the sleeve and attach some on elastic loops.

CyPouch is a very convenient and reliable accessory that allows you to carry up to 20 Cyalume lightsticks while preserving their performance and efficiency.

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MOTS: A new category of power conversion solutions

 

In today’s rapidly-evolving global defense environment, identifying the right power conversion solution to support your requirements can be challenging.

  • Bandwidth and capability constraints hamper internal development
  • Existing COTS products don’t meet application specification requirements
  • Longer lead times and high NRE costs make custom development prohibitive

To help our customers overcome these challenges, Enercon Technologies has adopted a unique design approach that provides access to low risk, tailorable power conversion solutions featuring our industry-leading quality and performance while reducing costs and lead times compared to traditional custom design.
Introducing Modified-Off-The-Shelf (MOTS) Power Conversion Solutions

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MOTS

BRIDGING THE GAP
Why MOTS?

  • Non-ITAR, Tailorable Mature Designs
  • Designed to MIL-STD 461 (Embedded EMI Filters)
  • Scalable Quantities
  • Low Risk Starting Point
  • Application-Specific for Enhanced Performance
  • Discrete Design (No Bricks!) for Slowed Obsolescence
  • Reduced Cost & Lead Time vs. Custom Solutions

Enercon
Enercon Technologies has proudly offered high quality DC/DC and AC/DC power conversion solutions for military applications for 40+ years, including:

  • VPX VITA 62 Power Supplies
  • Power Distribution Units
  • Shipboard Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  • High Density Power Modules
  • And more…

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Visit MOHOC at Milipol 2019

 

link to www.mohoc.comMeet MOHOC at Milipol,

Visit the MOHOC booth at Milipol

Milipol is Europe’s leading event for Homeland Security, providing a forum for presenting the latest technological innovations for the sector and addressing current threats and dangers.
Catch up with all the new developments and latest news from MOHOC. Talk to our team and learn more about MOHOC® Cameras – the first helmet cameras to be designed and built for Military and Law Enforcement professionals.
To request an appointment with MOHOC, email Corey Etheridge, Director International Sales: 
cetheridge@mohoc.com
BOOTH #5H-057 IN THE US PAVILION
Milipol takes place 19-22 November at Paris-Nord Villepinte, Paris, France.

Link to Milipol website

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Last Chance to Purchase Auto-Ordnance Victory Girls and Fly Girls 1911s

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Greeley, PA) – Auto-Ordnance, maker of the famous “Tommy Gun” and other classic firearms throughout history, is announcing the last chance for customers to purchase the commemorative Victory Girls and Fly Girls 1911s.
The Victory Girls and Fly Girls 1911s were introduced last year as part of Auto-Ordnance’s WWII custom commemorative 1911 series. These two limited 1911 pistols will be available for purchase through the end of the year or until remaining stock is sold out. Contact your local firearms dealer to purchase one of these beautifully engraved pieces of history before they are gone for good.
The Victory Girls 1911 was designed to honor the women whose strength drove industry at home in support of our boys fighting overseas. Their sacrifices and accomplishments during that critical time in our country’s history will not be forgotten. Beginning with a base 1911A1 GI Model in .45ACP, it has the standard 5” barrel, seven round magazine, and US property logo wood grips. The Victory Girls model is then customized with deep cut laser engraving of a pin-up girl on the right side, and an updated “Rosie the Riveter” on the left.  It also features the USAAC Star Roundel on both sides of the frame.  The pistol is then given a worn look with a two-color Cerakote finish of Armor Black and Gunmetal Grey.
The Fly Girls 1911 honors the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs), who played a vital role in the war effort. Over 1000 women served as pilots during WWII, taking on vital roles operating aircraft in non-combat positions so their male counterparts could directly engage the enemy. These women aviators were pioneers in the profession, facing all of the risks and challenges shared by pilots of the time period. By war’s end, 38 had given their lives in service to their country. The right side of the Fly Girls 1911 features the diamond shaped badge of the Women’s Air Corps; its design is patterned after Greek goddess Athena’s shield. Nearby are the years of WASP service, 1941-47, and the slogan “Pistol Packin’ Mama”. Engraved on the left side is the title “Original Fly Girls”, and the cartoon gremlin “Fifinella”, a design by Walt Disney, used as the official WASP mascot during WWII. The Army Air Corps Roundel is on both sides of the slide.
Kahr Firearms Group partners with Outlaw Ordnance on the design and promotion of custom firearm projects. Outlaw Ordnance is based in West Monroe, Louisiana. A dynamically growing company, Outlaw Ordnance is changing the firearm industry through custom design and innovation. Check out their Instagram Channels to see what else is new.
For more information about Kahr Firearms Group products visit www.kahr.com, www.magnumresearch.com, www.auto-ordnance.com or visit the custom sites at
www.customdeserteagle.com, www.customrimfirerifle.com or www.custombfrrevolver.com.

About Kahr Firearms Group:

Kahr Firearms Group, formed in 2012, includes Kahr Arms, Auto-Ordnance and Magnum Research.  KFG Headquarters reside in Greeley, Pennsylvania. Kahr Arms produces small concealable handguns in .380, 9mm, .40 and .45ACP. Auto-Ordnance is the maker of the famous “Tommy Gun”, M1 Carbine and WW2 GI Model 1911. Magnum Research Inc., designer and producer of the world renowned Desert Eagle Pistol, Baby Eagle, MLR .22LR and .22Mag Rifles and BFR Revolvers. All three companies are proudly located in the USA.

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Thank God It’s Friday!

Readers, it’s Friday and time to get ready for a weekend of R&R and a little range time. I hope you’ve all had a productive week. I got through a couple of reviews and watched the Impeachment Hearings. I couldn’t stop laughing to be honest. In a six hour period Chairman Adam Schiff (The Esteemed One) produced two witnesses who’ve never met or spoken with the President, did not participate in or hear the President’s phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and who fundamentally disagree with any changes to Ukrainian foreign policy. Somehow, Chairman Schiff infers from their testimony, that President Trump was guilty of impeachable offenses. However, when witnesses Bill Taylor and George Kent were asked to identify any impeachable offenses the President could be charged with there was complete silence.
If you watched as much of this as I watched, you may be in need of therapy. STOP! Don’t even think about it because you’d be paying $150 + an hour to a jackass who studied psychology so they could understand themselves. Instead, schedule a shoot the shit!
A shoot the shit is a social interaction where any of the participants don’t need to know anything about the subject, they can make unsupported comments, use uncensored profanity, insult anyone the wish or change the subject. But, if that doesn’t get you to unwind, take in a little Chuck Berry.

On a more serious note:
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American Outdoor Brands announced plans to split its firearms unit, Smith & Wesson, from its outdoor products business, citing “changes in the political climate.” They plan on creating two independent public companies. The existing shareholders will receive stock in both new companies. The restructuring will be completed in Q3 – Q4 2020
Remington Arms v Soto

Issue: Whether the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act’s (PLCAA) predicate exception encompasses alleged violations of broad, generally applicable state statutes, such as the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, which forbids “unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.”

The plaintiff argue that, Adam Lanza, the killer, chose the Remington rifle from his mother’s legally owned collection of guns because Remington’s advertisements for the rifle connect it with the military, a subject the killer was interested in. The lawsuit claims these advertisements constitute an “unfair trade practice” under Connecticut law and therefore fit into a narrow exception to PLCAA’s protection.

The SCOTUS, in their infinite wisdom, decided to allow to proceed what is, in my view , a totally frivolous lawsuit against Remington Arms. The courts all recognized that the guns and ammunition were purchased legally by Adam Lanza’s mother but it’s how Remington Arms advertised the rifle that’s the basis of their lawsuit. This is unbelievable!

Here’s my thinking:

  1. How is Remington’s advertisement, false or unfair trade.
  2. Advertising is covered by the 1st Amendment with exceptions for false advertisement.

The burden of proof is with the plaintiff so they would need to show that Remington’s advertising meets the unfair trade laws of the the State of Connecticut and that it led to Adam Lanza committing the crime.

Several people that I’ve spoken to today seem to think that the plaintiff will not prevail but as you all know, there are activist judges. I don’t want to tell you what the impact to the industry would be if the plaintiff prevails but I’ll summarize it as serious.

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Think about it like this; you put a sign out on your front yard supporting Donald J. Trump’s second term. A liberal AOC supporter walks by, then goes home and kills themselves. You could be civilly liable.
Have a great weekend and bundle up, it’s getting downright chilly at the range. Forget social media, smart phones and schedule a shoot the shit with your buds or family instead.

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The Meprolight® MEPRO FT Bullseye, A Breakthrough in Pistol Sight Technology

A radical departure from traditional front and rear sight systems, the Meprolight® FT Bullseye incorporates an aiming point in an illuminated dot and circle bullseye and is day/night and low light operable with no batteries needed. New FT Bullseye sights available in December.

Middletown, Penn. (November 2019)Meprolight®, a world leader in a variety of optic solutions from electro-optics sights, thermal sights and devices, self-illuminated sights, and innovative pistol sights, has revolutionized the traditional pistol front and rear sight system with the MEPRO FT Bullseye. Three new FT Bullseye sights will be available in December 2019; Glock 42/43, SIG Sauer P365 (not SAS version) and the new FT Bullseye sight for the CZ P10.

Based on an optical illumination patent, Meprolight designed the FT Bullseye to incorporate all the most sought-after features of pistol sights into this one, low profile optical pistol sight. Using the popular red dot sight concept as the basis of the FT Bullseye, the engineers designed the sight to provide an aim point in the form of an illuminated dot and circle bullseye. The user just needs to line up the dot within the circle for fast, accurate target acquisition.

The fiber-optic Tritium provides the user with superior visibility day, night, and low light conditions and is guaranteed for 12-years. With no batteries to insert, no switches to turn on or off, the MEPRO FT Bullseye is always on and ready.

For new shooters and shooters with less than perfect eyesight, the FT Bullseye takes all the stress out of lining up front and rear sights or placing a front sight dot in a rear V-sight. Simply put the illuminated dot in the center of the circle and your aim is true, instantly and accurately, every time with no front sight needed. The FT Bullseye sight is a perfect choice for concealed carry pistols due to its very small size and super quick target acquisition. The FT Bullseye sight is also a great alternative to bulky optical sights that require batteries or switching on and off and won’t fit in a holster.

It’s low profile design not only aids in fast and intuitive target recognition, it requires no batteries, switches and it also fits on most existing holsters already available.

Lightweight and easy to install in the rear sight dovetail location on the pistol slide, the MEPRO FT Bullseye is manufactured to withstand heavy and constant recoil. It is available for a variety of popular brands such as: CZ, GLOCK, H&K, IWI, Kriss, SIG Sauer, Smith & Wesson, and Springfield. The MEPRO FT Bullseye may be the smallest pistol optic in the world, but it’s a big game-changer for pistol sights. MSRP $160.00

Meprolight’s array of sight options for civilian, law enforcement, and military are all designed to meet the high standards of military use; therefore, customers can count on Meprolight products as exceeding traditional standards of durability, reliability, clarity, and consistent performance. Visit Meprolight USA® at the 2020 SHOT Show at booth #15138, January 21-24, 2020 in Las Vegas.

Stay current with Meprolight USA® at www.meprolight.com,

See the MEPRO FT Bullseye in action below:

About Meprolight®:

Meprolight® is a leading International Electro-Optics company, developing, manufacturing and marketing systems for infantry, armed forces, law enforcement agencies, and civilian markets since 1990. Meprolight opened a US-based division, Meprolight USA®, in early 2019 to better serve its North American customers.

Meprolight provides comprehensive solutions with a wide array of combat-proven products; electro-optical solutions, night vision devices, digital Low light handheld devices, thermal target acquisition systems, and a variety of night sights and other tritium illuminated products for safety and security applications. www.meprolight.com

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DRONE VOLT will exhibit at Milipol 2019

 

DRONE VOLT will exhibit at Milipol, the leading event for Safety and Homeland Security from the 19thto the 22ndof November 2019.
Come and meet us booth :
F179 HALL 5

GET YOUR FREE INVITATION

More Info: + 33 (0)1 80 89 44 44
Email:
contact@dronevolt.com
14 rue de la perdrix, Lot 201 Villepinte 93420 France

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HELIX 6 PRECISION – SHOOTING TIPS FOR COLD WEATHER

Vancouver, WA. (Nov. 13, 2019)- Helix 6 Precision builds the finest carbon fiber rifle barrels. Our proprietary manufacturing process creates barrels capable of outstanding accuracy in all weather conditions. We’re always pushing the limits of innovation, quality and design. When the weather gets nasty, trust Helix 6 Precision barrels to keep you on target.

Helix 6 Precision’s carbon fiber rifle barrels have a near zero coefficient of thermal expansion. What does that mean for the shooter? It means that our barrels are not affected by cold or heat, so they’ll shoot the same regardless of the ambient temperature. A Helix 6 Precision shooter knows they can count on our barrels to keep them on target in extreme temperatures.

Cold Weather Shooting Tips

Winter presents several challenges to the shooter. Temperature extremes negatively affect performance. Understanding and preparing for the extremes is the key to good shooting when the mercury drops.

Cold often affects ammunition performance. Low temperatures cause lower chamber pressures, which translates into slower velocities and, ultimately a lower point of impact. Some ammunition is better in the cold than others, so it’s important to test! Ballistic data collected in the summer must be validated in cold weather shooting conditions. Handloaders have the advantage of avoiding temperature-sensitive powders during load development, but it’s still important to double-check your ballistic D.O.P.E for winter shooting. 

Valuable tools for cold weather ammo testing include a chronograph, weather meter and a ballistic calculator. Accurate data for velocity and environmental conditions are critical for computing trajectories.

Cold weather shooting also requires warmer gear-gloves and jackets. Keeping warm is not only more enjoyable; it’s also a big factor in top performance at the range. Remember to take time for dry firing before sending rounds downrange. ‘Warming up’ is essential in any competition and especially in the winter.

Helix 6 Precision barrels are lighter and stronger than anything else in the industry and built for extreme conditions. If you’re looking for the highest quality, handcrafted, carbon fiber barrel on the market, look no farther than Helix 6 Precision.

Our barrels are proudly 100% made in the USA.

Helix 6 Precision began with the singular goal of producing the world’s finest carbon fiber barrel. For 20 years it has been their passion to build the finest precision rifles available using only premium components. Bad experiences and dissatisfaction with the industry’s carbon fiber barrels led them to seek out the world’s most innovative engineers in carbon fiber design and fabrications.
We continue to push the limits of innovation to improve our process and products. We use only premium materials and cutting edge manufacturing technology, to produce the highest quality, handcrafted, carbon fiber barrel on the market. 100% Made in USA.

For more information, please visit

WWW.HELIX6PRECISION.COM

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Announcing our 2020 Product Lineup

WHAT ALL GUNS SHOULD BE

NEW PRODUCTS  ​HANDGUNS RIFLES PEPPERBLASTER MEDIASUPPORT SHOP

OUR 2020 PRODUCT LINEUP IS HERE!

Head to kimberamerica.com to learn all about our newest products, then head to your nearest Kimber Dealer to order your new Kimber today!

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AeroVironment Wins U.S. Army Contract Valued at Up to $55 Million for Radio Frequency Modifications to Raven® B Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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  • Potential contract options total as much as $55 million; initial base delivery order is $862,488

  • Hand-launched AeroVironment Raven is the most widely used military unmanned aircraft system in the world

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, announced the U.S. Army awarded the company a firm-fixed-price contract on June 6, 2019 to begin radio frequency modifications on its currently deployed Raven® UAS. The initial base delivery order is $862,488, with potential contract options valued up to $55 million.

“AeroVironment engineered and manufactures the Raven system, so we are best equipped to support quick and efficient field upgrades to ensure maximum Raven system uptime and force protection for operators around the world,” said Rick Pedigo, vice president, sales and business development for AeroVironment.  “AeroVironment and the Army are committed to supplying soldiers closest to the fight with the most advanced aerial robotic technology to gain critical situational awareness anywhere and at any time to help them proceed with certainty.”

AeroVironment won the competitive bid as part of the Army’s $248.5 million five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity small UAS sustainment contract announced in April 2018.  AeroVironment and six other awardees were selected as part of the IDIQ contract, which covers six domains: Systems, Tactical Open Government Owned Architecture (TOGA), Other Major Components, RQ-20A Puma Spares, RQ-11B Raven Spares and Flight Control Systems (FCS).  The Army selected AeroVironment as the sole-source supplier for RQ-20A and RQ-11B spares and for FCS.

AeroVironment’s Raven system is designed for rapid deployment and high mobility for applications requiring low-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. With a wingspan of 4.5 feet and weighing 4.2 pounds, the hand-launched Raven provides aerial observation, day or night, at line-of-sight ranges up to approximately 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).With its stabilized gimbaled payload, the Raven delivers real-time color or infrared imagery to ground control and remote viewing stations.

About AeroVironment Small UAS

The RQ-20A/B Puma™, RQ-11B Raven®, RQ-12A Wasp®, together with VAPOR Helicopter UAS comprise AeroVironment’s family of tactical unmanned aircraft systems. This Family of Systems provides increased capability to the warfighter that gives ground commanders the option of selecting the appropriate aircraft based on the type of mission to be performed. This increased capability has the potential to provide significant force protection and force multiplication benefits to small tactical units and security personnel. AeroVironment provides logistics services worldwide to ensure a consistently high level of operational readiness. AeroVironment has delivered thousands of new and replacement tactical unmanned air vehicles to customers within the United States and to more than 45 allied governments.

About AeroVironment, Inc.

AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) provides customers with more actionable intelligence so they can proceed with certainty. Based in California, AeroVironment is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems and tactical missile systems, and serves defense, government, and commercial customers. For more information visit www.avinc.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are made on the basis of current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors outside of our control, that may cause our business, strategy or actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, our ability to perform under existing contracts and obtain additional contracts; changes in the regulatory environment; the activities of competitors; failure of the markets in which we operate to grow; failure to expand into new markets; failure to develop new products or integrate new technology with current products; and general economic and business conditions in the United States and elsewhere in the world. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Kopfjäger K.I.L. Strap: Precision Shooting, Even on Your Feet

 


(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Precision shooters understand the importance of stillness just before the high-velocity storm. Some, like the two Dallas SWAT officers who brought the world Kopfjäger, understood this truth (and potential consequences) more than most. While this was the great motivator behind Reaper rest systems, the addition of a Kopfjäger K.I.L. Strap leaves little more than a heartbeat to deal with.

Much like loading a bipod, the Kopfjäger K.I.L. Strap is specifically designed to anchor your tripod to the ground and enhance your supported position, even through recoil impulse, for next-level precision shooting stability without getting dirty.

The K.I.L. Strap dramatically improves shooting stability, even under stress, by introducing loaded counter-tension simply by connecting the strap to your forward sling position and tripod and then anchoring the strap with your foot. The K.I.L. Strap is easily adjustable at both the adjustment buckle and by repositioning your foot.

While this versatile strap was designed with Kopfjäger tripod-mounted Reaper rest systems in mind, it is compatible with virtually any tripod and two-point sling. Although Kopfjäger’s K.I.L. Strap is large enough to help a sasquatch get on target, it’s also flexible, compact and light enough (at just 0.35 lbs.) to stuff in a cargo pocket.

Dealers interested in learning more about Kopfjäger products should emailsales@Kopfjagerindustries.com. For more information visit www.kopfjagerindustries.com

About Kopfjäger

Founded in 2012, Kopfjäger Industries’ focus began with a “deer blind rifle rest.” Scores of drawings, prototypes and patents ultimately led the company into the uncharted territory of tripod mounted gun rests, beginning with the Reaper Rest in 2014. Soon after, in 2015, Kopfjäger unveiled the Reaper Grip. Beginning in 2016, the Reaper Grip paved Kopjäger’s way to the top of multipurpose gun rest innovation. Since then, Kopjäger’s growth has positioned the company as the clear industry leader in mission-oriented gun rests for elite military units, competitive shooters and hunting enthusiasts.

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Galco Makes Veterans Day Donation To HAVA

Galco is pleased to announce the success of its Veterans Day sales promotion and donation to Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA). This donation was made possible by the hundreds of Galco customers who made online purchases over the Veterans Day weekend.

Founded in 2007 by a group of shooting-industry executives, HAVA is dedicated to helping disabled combat veterans heal and re-integrate through participation in the outdoor sports by returning to the shooting range and hunting fields. HAVA holds multiple shooting and hunting events throughout the country each year to bring disabled veterans back into the shooting sports.

Galco is proud to support this great organization!

 

 

Galco International, LTD is the designer and manufacturer of the Galco holster brand, the premier American-made line of superb-quality holsters, belts and accessories. Encompassing law enforcement, military, defensive and sporting use, the Galco brand utilizes leather, nylon, injection-molded plastic and Kydex® to meet the demands of today’s consumers. The award-winning Matrix™ line of holsters and accessories, women’s holster handbags, tactical slings and hunting accessories round out the line. All Galco products are proudly made in the USA since 1969.

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XS Sights RAM Night Sights, the company’s newest addition to their line of fine pistol sights.

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 In August 2019, the Texas company announced their NRC licensing; enabling them to produce and assemble tritium night sights. Tritium is regulated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and sights containing tritium may not be disassembled by anyone other than NRC licensees. Shortly thereafter, XS Sights announce the RAM (Radio Active Material ) night sights. Their design objective was to provide law enforcement with a fast bright sight useable under all lighting condition. They succeeded!

 

I had the opportunity to review the XS Sights RAM sights…

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Get torqued for the holidays !

Fix It Sticks are perfect any for gift guide or product roundup!

Chicago, IL- Fix It Sticks, the industry innovator of modular firearm maintenance tools and torque limiters has fantastic gift items for anyone who loves the outdoors. With a wide variety of options and price points available there’s something perfect for any gift guide or gear round up.  Check out some of the great suggestions below.

 

New All-In-One Torque Driver, Kit ($112 msrp) and Individual Driver ($60 msrp)
Available in a complete kit or individually, the newly introduced All-In-One provides six torque values most commonly used by expert and professional shooters in one compact driver.
Using the All-In-One is quick and easy because there are no settings to adjust or hassle with before use.  Simply install any ¼” bit or socket as needed and tighten the fastener until the proper torque is achieved.  A precise, graduated torque scale is laser etched on the side to indicate the torque value as it is applied.  The settings marked on the side are 15in/lb, 25in/lb, 35in/lb, 45in/lb, 55in/lb and 65in/lb.  The All-In-One can also be used to apply torque in between the specified settings by watching the in/lb. indicator as torque is being applied. 
For more information Click Here

 

 

AR-15 Tool Kit With Soft Case:  MSRP $100
AR-15s are one of the most popular rifle platforms in this country, and any AR-15 owner would be delighted receive this as a gift.  Made to be field-portable yet fully capable, this tool kit has everything the needed for maintenance in the field and even on the bench. 
For more information Click Here

 

 

Torque Limiters:  MSRP $40
Precision gear needs to be properly torqued for peak performance.  Whether it’s scope mounts, action screws or other equipment, Fix It Sticks preset torque limiters allow for tightening fasteners to the exact specifications as needed.  Available in ranges from 6in/lb to 70in/lb, the torque limiters work with the Fix It Stick system or an 1/4″ hex driver. 
For More Information Click Here

 

 

Firearm Accessory Bits:  MSRP – $10 to $35
Fix It Sticks has accessory bits that are useful and appreciated!  The Glock tool kit is perfect for anyone who has the ubiquitous polymer pistol.  The magnetic patch keep bits and fasteners from getting lost in the field.  For the venerable 1911 a bushing wrench is available and there is even a Mini Pry Bar for the Fix It Sticks system. 
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Fix It Sticks has something for everyone this holiday season.  Images and information are available for your gift guide projects.  For more information please contact:

About Fix It Sticks:  Fix It Sticks is a highly modular multi-tool system featuring a variety of specialty tools and torque limiters, along with standard 1/4″ bits, to keep your gear running at the range and in the field.  Unlike other multi-tools out there, which compromise function for portability, Fix It Sticks uses a T-handle concept to give you the best of both worlds: shop level function, paired with light weight and portability.

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SIG SAUER ProForce P229 Airsoft Pistol Now Shipping

 

SIG AIR ProForce P229

NEWINGTON, N.H., (November 12, 2019) – The SIG SAUER ProForce P229 – the official training firearm of the U.S. Coast Guard – is now shipping to the commercial market.

The semi-automatic ProForce P229 is a full-size, metal frame airsoft pistol with an ergonomic polymer grip.  Powered by green gas, the ProForce P229 features a full-metal slide with realistic blowback.  The drop magazine holds 25 rounds of 6mm polymer or biodegradable BBs, and a picatinny accessory rail allows for the mounting of a laser or tactical flashlight.  The fixed front and rear white dot sights facilitate quick target acquisition.

The velocity of the SIG AIR ProForce P229 is up to 295 fps with muzzle energy of .8 joules (using a .20-gram polymer BB); however, results may vary depending on temperature and altitude.

ProForce P229 Airsoft Pistol:

  • Total length:  7”
  • Barrel length:  4.75”
  • Weight:   1.85 lbs.
  • Finish:  Black
  • Muzzle Velocity:  up to 295 fps
  • Muzzle Energy:  .8 joules
  • Caliber:  6mm BB
  • Magazine Capacity:  25
  • Power Source:  Green Gas
  • MSRP: $ 179.99

The ProForce P229 is available for purchase at the sigsauer.com/store.

For more information on SIG SAUER airguns, visit sigsauer.com/airguns.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 150 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision.   Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens.  Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy.  Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has almost 2,000 employees across eight locations in the U.S. and around the world.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

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SKYLOCK ANTI DRONE SYSTEMS DEVELOPS GROUNDBREAKING INNOVATION : “DRONE AGAINST DRONE” DRONELOCK SYSTEM

SKYLOCK

 

SKYLOCK, part of the Avnon Group, announced today, 20th November at Milipol Paris, where they were chosen as one of the top contenders for Milipol’s new innovation award, that they have developed a unique system to intercept hostile drones.

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The DRONELOCK – DRONE VS DRONE system which is integrated into a small fast-flying and easily maneuverable drone is highly responsive; quickly intercepting hostile drones and removing their threat.
Once an unauthorized drone is detected by radar, the intercepting drone is deployed towards the moving target. Using multiple built-in sensors on approach, the drone against drone system tracks the moving target, locking onto it and disabling it by collision.

Aviad Matza, SKYLOCK’s CEO explained;Swarm attacks carried out by Pre-programmed drones are the new lethal weapon, a perfect example was the drone attack carried out on the world’s largest oil facility in Saudi Arabia by the Houthis rebels, using 10 drones. Pre-programmed drones are harder to intercept, rendering conventional jamming systems useless. We have developed a solution that is ideal for airports and bases where there are regulatory restrictions preventing the use of jamming systems. In the case of a drone swarm we simply release additional drones to intercept and bring down the unauthorized drones.”

BENEFITS:
• Provides a solution for areas where jamming is restricted
• Used against drone swarms
• Rapidly deployed
• Mil-standard
DRONELOCK is now available. For more information on visit
www.skylock1.com
ABOUT SKYLOCK
Established in 2017, SKYLOCK is recognized as a global authority for anti-drone solutions and counter-measures. SKYLOCK is also set to launch a revolutionary laser system at the beginning of 2020.
The SKYLOCK anti-drone systems are fully operational protecting critical assets in several countries.
SKYLOCK’s LATEST SUCCESS STORIES
Thai Navy purchases SKYLOCK’s Anti-Drone System
Date: 11/11/2019
https://m.calcalistech.com/Article.aspx?guid=3773461

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SKYLOCK ANTI DRONE SYSTEMS Ltd | Stacy Dotan, VP Marketing | Petah Tikva | Israel | Tel: +972-3-

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Don’t Miss the Weatherby Shotgun Donation Fundraiser for SFWA

SFWA Fundraiser

Make a $20 donation and receive a 1 in 52 chance to win a beautiful

Weatherby 12ga Over and Under Shotgun!

Shooting for Women Alliance is excited to offer this awesome shotgun to the lucky winner who makes a $20 donation to our non-profit organization.

Thank you so much for your support, and best of luck to each person who makes a donation to help us help women and children learn firearm safety and the benefits of personal protection!

Click here for more information and to pick your card!

Susan Carrichner

Susan@mysfwa.com /http://www.mysfwa.com /http://www.familyfunindoorrange.com /865-329–3293

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WORK SHARP INTRODUCES THE NEW EDC PIVOT SERIES OF KNIFE SHARPENERS

ASHLAND, Ore. (November 12, 2019)—Work Sharp Outdoor, the leading manufacturer of knife and tool sharpeners, launches three new compact, manual sharpeners, the EDC Pivot, EDC Pivot PLUS, and the EDC Pivot Pro Knife Sharpeners. All three sharpeners can easily be placed in your backpack, toolbox or tackle box, and are the perfect solution to sharpening and honing straight and serrated knives.

Pivot
$3.95

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Pivot Plus
$7.95

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Pivot Pro
$9.95

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Work Sharp’s series of EDC Pivot knife sharpeners offer a true convex edge for superior retention and durability, while the fine-grit, ceramic rods hone the edge to factory level sharpness. The Pivot Response Technology follows the curve of the blade when sharpening, making it easier and more consistent.
Each sharpener has an additional medium-grit diamond sharpening surface for touching up knives and tools, while the Pivot PLUS Sharpener offers a tapered diamond rod for touching up serrations or fine edge tools, and the Pivot Sharpener has a groove for sharpening fish hooks.
The EDC Pivot Pro takes it another step further featuring two additional sharpening modules, one for fine edge lawn and garden tools, and the other for scissors and shears. It’s handheld design is effective when using on a workbench or countertop, out in the yard or while you’re in camp. It also includes a detachable handle for convenient use.
“The EDC Pivot and Pivot Plus Knife Sharpener offer fast, easy and effective ways to sharpen any knife you own, and the EDC Pivot Pro is ideal for scissors, garden tools, pruners and more,” said Kyle Crawford, Work Sharp Brand Manager. “We talk and listen to our valued customers, and these sharpeners meet their requests. It’s important to have a great relationship with our customers and continue developing high-value sharpening solutions that work.”
To learn more about Work Sharp and all of its products, visit
www.worksharptools.com.


About Work Sharp Outdoor
Work Sharp Outdoor is a division of Darex, a 4th-generation, family-owned business in Ashland, Oregon. Darex has produced industry-leading sharpening tools for more than 45 years. Work Sharp’s complete line of manual and power sharpeners is trusted by hunters and craftsmen worldwide; its longstanding reputation is built on exceptional products that make sharpening faster and easier than other systems in the market, without compromising performance. Today, Darex is over 100 co-workers strong and has sold over 8 million sharpeners since 1973.

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Team Winchester Member Zach Kienbaum Is The Back-to-Back NSCA National Champion


EAST ALTON, Ill. (November, 2019) — Team Winchester member Zachary Kienbaum is the back-to-back National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) High Overall Champion.
Kienbaum competed against 1,600-plus athletes over four separate courses and took home the title with a score of 290 targets out of a possible 300. The National Champion title is the ultimate ending to an impeccable year. Kienbaum was named High Overall at six different events during the 2019 season along with four runner-up titles. He shot Winchester AA® shotshells in each of his competitions.
“To be a national champion is a remarkable feat, but to do it back to back is a true testament of extreme focus and skill,” said Matt Campbell, vice president of sales and marketing for Winchester Ammunition. “Zach is a tremendous shooter and a valuable member of Team Winchester.”

About Winchester

A world leader in delivering innovative products, Winchester is The American Legend, a brand built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers. Learn more about the history of Winchester by visiting Winchester.com Winchester Ammunition is a proud supporter of the NSSF’s Project ChildSafe. For more information on the Own It? Respect It. Secure It.SM Initiative, please log on to: www.NSSF.org/ORS

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Walther Arms (IOP) Individual Officer Purchase Program

 

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STREAMLIGHT LAUNCHES STRION SWITCHBLADE

Rechargeable Area Light is Five Lights in One, Delivers 500 Lumens

EAGLEVILLE, PA, November 11, 2019 – Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, has introduced the Strion Switchblade®, a compact and extremely powerful 500 lumen area light with a double-sided light bar that rotates 180 degrees to offer three lighting modes: area lighting, color matching and UV lighting. The new light, the latest addition to the popular Strion® family of lights, uses a lithium ion battery that can be easily replaced and recharged via USB or any Strion charger, including the Piggy Back® Charger to work harder for longer.

The Strion Switchblade features an articulating blade that includes ­­­­cool white LEDs for bright area illumination; High Color Rendering Index (CRI) LEDs with Streamlight’s proprietary Color-Rite Technology™ to better see the color spectrum; and a UV LED for leak detection. 

“The Strion Switchblade is five lights in one: a drop light, a hands-free light, a bright white light, a UV light, and a color-matching light,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “Automotive, industrial and other professionals will use this light for ultra-bright illumination when performing diagnostic and repair jobs; color matching in detailing and painting applications; as well as leak detection.”

The new light can stand on its tail end with the light bar in any position. The Strion Switchblade’s weighted base includes magnets for attaching the flashlight to metal surfaces for task-specific lighting. Multiple hook options are also included for hanging in a variety of spaces.

The Strion Switchblade uses cool white LEDs to deliver 500 lumens of bright white light; 90 CRI color matching LEDs that offer 400 lumens; and a UV LED that provides 500 mega wats. Run times are 300 hours on both the cool white and 90 CRI LED settings, and 5 hours on the UV LED setting.

The Strion Switchblade offers a head-mounted push-button switch for easy access. Manufactured from impact-modified nylon, the light also features a non-slip textured barrel grip and a replaceable lens. It is impact-resistant tested to 2 meters.  

Weighing 6.4 ounces, the light measures 10.75 inches with the light bar fully extended. When folded for compact storage, it measures 6 inches. The new Strion Switchblade has an MSRP that ranges from $110.00 to $200.00 depending on the configuration and comes with Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime warranty.

About Streamlight

Based in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. has more than 45 years of experience making tough, durable, long-lasting flashlights designed to serve the specialized needs of professionals and consumers alike. Since 1973, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed high-performance flashlights, and today offers a broad array of lights, lanterns, weapon light/laser sighting devices, and scene lighting solutions for professional law enforcement, military, firefighting, industrial, automotive, and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. For additional information, please call 800-523-7488, visit streamlight.com

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