We’re heading west for Shot Show 2020.

Looking forward to another great event!

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USSOCOM Completes Safety Certification and Purchase of SIG SAUER MG 338 Machine Guns, Ammunition, and Next Generation Suppressors


NEWINGTON, N.H., (January 15, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the United States Special Operation Command (USSOCOM), working closely with SIG SAUER, has completed a safety certification of the new SIG SAUER MG 338 Machine Gun, SIG SAUER 338 Norma Mag Ammunition, and Next Generation Suppressors. Following this historic official safety certification, SIG SAUER has completed deliveries of multiple systems, comprised of the MG 338 Machine Guns, 338 Norma Mag Ammunition, and Next Generation Suppressors – all researched, designed, engineered, and manufactured by SIG SAUER in the U.S.A.

“The safety certification of the complete SIG SAUER MG 338 system and delivery of the system to USSOCOM is historically very significant. For the first time in decades the U.S. Military certified a new machine gun, ammunition, and suppressor at the same time, bringing new innovation, portability, and increased lethality to our ground forces, with all components coming from one company,” began Ron Cohen, President and CEO, SIG SAUER, Inc. “This certification was achieved following the outstanding performance of the complete MG 338 system through the rigors of the extensive function, durability, and safety tests set forth by USSOCOM.”

The SIG MG 338 bridges the gap between the current machine guns currently in use with the U.S. Military. In comparison to the current M240 (7.62x51cal) machine gun, which has been in service with the U.S. Military for 60 years, the SIG MG 338, is noticeably lighter, weighing only 20 pounds, and provides significantly more range and lethality. In comparison to the M2 (.50cal), which has been in service with the U.S. Military for 110 years, the MG 338 is approximately one-quarter the weight, and in a historic first, offers a man-portable solution with similar effective-range. Making this system even more desirable is the new SIG SAUER Next Generation Suppressors which drastically reduces the impact of harmful toxic fumes and signature, making the operator less vulnerable.

The SIG SAUER MG 338 machine gun is a belt-fed, lightweight medium machine gun weighing under 20lbs., chambered in 338 Norma Mag. The MG 338 features a short-stroke gas piston system and a proprietary recoil mitigation system, with a free-floating, quick-change barrel, ambidextrous controls, switchable feed tray, charging handle that can be alternated to either side depending on operator preference, and as a modern, multi-caliber, modular system the new SIG MG 338 is easily convertible to 7.62x51cal.

“We are incredibly proud of this historical accomplishment and honored to have received this safety certification by USSOCOM for the performance of the complete MG 338 system,” concluded Cohen.

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Tasmanian Tiger® MIL Transporter, the Ultimate Deployment Bag

Visit Tasmanian Tiger® at the 2020 Shot Show, Booth 20563/663

Large volume, customizable deployment bag with separate weapons pouch on the side.

Miramar, Fla. (January 2020)Tasmanian Tiger®, a tactical nylon line of products distributed exclusively for the US market by Proforce Equipment, Inc., offer the latest in a large capacity, modular and customizable deployment bag with the TT MIL Transporter.

Featuring 190-liter volume for gear, clothes and accessories, the 700 denier CORDURA® TT MIL Transporter also has a separate weapons pouch on the side in which the weapon is freely suspended and has a lockable zipper. Built on an aluminum frame trolley with wheels for easy transport, the frame trolley is also removable. Internal fiberglass rods keep the bag laterally stabilized and a compression strap further secures interior gear. Additional hook-and-loop strips on the outside of the back allow for more pouches to be attached.

There are handles at the sides and a durable carrying handle for one-man transport. Inside the TT MIL Transporter, the user can customize with sliding dividers and removable zipper pockets. Included in the internal insert and mesh pockets are various detachable and sturdy inner pockets and bags. There is a vinyl pocket for quick access of documents and name tags on the lid. Available in Black and Olive with an MSRP of $599.00.

See the TT MIL Transporter in action here (with English subtitles).

TT MIL Transporter Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 36 x 16 x 16 inches / 100 x 40 x 40 cm
  • Volume: 1,595 cubic inches / 109 liters
  • Weight: 228 oz. / 6.45 kg
  • Inner pocket sizes: 1 Large – 20 x 17 x 12 inches / 51 x 42 x 30 cm; 1 Medium – 17 x9 x 12 inches / 43 x 23 x 30 cm; 2 Small 17 x 12 x 7 inches / 42 x 30 x 18 cm

Click here to see the 2020 Tasmanian Tiger digital catalog.

All sales inquiries can be directed to

About Tasmanian Tiger®:

Tasmanian Tiger®, a division of Tatonka GmbH, is an international brand founded in 1999 to provide user-design driven nylon products to elite warfighters and law enforcement in Europe and Asia. From prototype to production, all products are manufactured in the company’s own facilities, thus ensuring a consistently high level of quality throughout the production processes. All products are quality checked prior to leaving the facility and checked regularly by independent international test centers.

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Day Two – SHOT Show Announcements and Releases


SHOT Show 2020

We’re rolling right into round two of our SHOT Show announcements. We have a total of 26 new products announcing today. With a mix of hard goods and new apparel, you’re sure to find something you need.



The Magpul BSL and BTR were designed to improve the single-handed employment of large-format pistols. We’ve included integrated QD cups and M-LOK slots for ambidextrous sling mounting options and to enable stabilizing sling tension. These braces are a simple solution to improving your AR pistol.




Designed to hold up to seven cards securely while also providing a clear protective window for your IDs. This wallet is the perfect solution for the person who requires a durable, minimalist wallet that can hold important items securely in all conditions.


We know how easy it is to lose small components and stay organized when working on your rifle. We created the DAKA® Field Tray to make this easier. By snapping the four corners of the flat tray together you create a contained work-space. We’ve even included a magnet into the tray keeping those roll pins from getting away.


The Volume Pouch was designed to be able to stand on its own, allowing you to move items in and out of storage with one hand. With three liters of storage capacity, translucent windows, and a water-resistant zipper, this pouch has it all.


Tejas Gun Belt

An update to our extremely reliable Tejas Gun Belt – “El Original”, now sporting a buckle with a sleek profile design that sits flat against the waist and helps reduce printing when you’re carrying. The Tejas Gun Belt – “El Original” can handle the most demanding use and remain great-looking while doing it.
And if you already own a 1.5 inch belt you love, you can upgrade that to a more reliable and slim profile with our Tejas Belt Hardware Kit.


New ApparelAlongside our new hardware products, we have several new apparel releases for 2020. We have new t-shirt designs, all touting extreme comfort and Magpul reliability. We’re also rolling out four new hat designs with new and improved fit and quality. Available soon.



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Day One – SHOT Show Announcements and Releases


SHOT Show 2020

SHOT Show is coming, and we’ve got four days packed full of multiple product announcements and releases lined up. Look for them at, in your inbox, and on social media.
First, when you go to, you’re going to notice that things are pretty different. We’ve completely refreshed the site with new capabilities, and we’ll be adding a lot more in the weeks to come. Equipped with new and more useful features, tools, and capabilities, we promise you a better experience. On top of that, you’ll also find some new content from our experiences on the new COMMS Page.
Once you get to, you’ll need to create a new account so that you’re established in our new system…even if you already had one on our old site. You’ll receive benefits for signing up that you’ll see right away, with promotions, custom product opportunities, and inside Magpul information that’s just for our email subscribers and account holders.
On to the products.

Hunter 110 Stock – Savage® 110 Short Action

Hunter 110 Stock - Savage® 110 Short Action

First up is our latest addition to the Magpul® Hunter stock line, the Hunter 110 Stock for Savage® 110 Short Action Rifles. With versions for both right and left-handed actions, enhanced ergonomics, and many M-LOK accessory-mounting options, this is the advanced shooting platform you’ve been looking for to upgrade your Savage 110.

PMAG® 10 5.56 AC™ – AICS Short Action

PMAG® 10 5.56 AC™ – AICS Short Action

The PMAG® 10 5.56 AC™ was designed to solve the bolt face overlap problem found with detachable magazines for .223 Remington and 5.56×45 bolt action rifles. Sharing the same best-in-class features found throughout the PMAG line, the PMAG® 10 5.56 AC™ differentiates itself by setting a new standard in reliability for bolt action magazines.  

Magpul® Technical Glove 2.0

Magpul® Technical Glove 2.0

The most lightweight and tactile glove in the Magpul lineup, the Magpul Technical Glove 2.0 offers abrasion protection for active hands with minimum impact on fine motor skills. The thumb, index, and middle fingers even maintain touchscreen compatibility to keep you connected. The Technical Glove 2.0 performs in almost any environment while keeping your hands from taking a beating.

                                                                                                  Magpul® Patrol Glove 2.0

Magpul® Patrol Glove 2.0

The next evolution of our popular Patrol Glove. Featuring enhanced articulation at the palm and flexible knuckle panels for added tactility. These gloves are made with lightweight construction with a premium leather palm and thumb panel for improved fit. Whether in the field or at the range, Magpul Patrol Gloves 2.0 provide excellent comfort, dexterity and protection.

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Introducing P320 RXP Series for Red Dot Accuracy Right Out-Of-The-Box


Welcome to the Red Dot Revolution: SIG SAUER Introduces the P320 RXP Series for Red Dot Accuracy Right Out-Of-The-Box

NEWINGTON, N.H., (January 16, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce red dot accuracy right out-of-the box with the P320 RXP Series pistols.  The P320 Full-Size, Compact, XFULL, and XCOMPACT RXP pistols combine the latest advancements in reflex optics with a factory installed ROMEO1PRO Reflex Optic from SIG SAUER Electro-Optics with the award-winning P320 pistol.

“Red Dot Reflex Optics have long been the standard amongst the military and law enforcement, and are rapidly growing in popularity amongst commercial consumers.  The number one barrier to universal adoption of the red dot in the commercial market is the installation and zeroing of the optic on the pistol,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “SIG SAUER is the only manufacturer in the firearms industry that can truly integrate a firearm and an optic into a single system right from the factory to completely eliminate the installation hesitation of the red dot. With the introduction of the SIG SAUER P320 RXP series of pistols we are leading the Red Dot Revolution so end users can easily achieve greater performance and increased accuracy with one simple purchase.”

The P320 RXP Full-Size and Compact Series Pistols are 9mm striker-fired pistols that come with a factory installed ROMEO1PRO Open Reflex 6MOA sight and suppressor height backup sights, ambidextrous slide catch lever, reversible magazine catch, and a modular polymer grip module available in small, medium, and large.  The intuitive 3-point takedown of the pistol requires no trigger pull for disassembly, and safety features include a striker safety and disconnect safety. The P320 Full-Size RXP comes with (2) 17-round magazines, and the P320 Compact RXP comes with (2) 15-round magazines.

The P320 XFULL and XCOMPACT RXP are 9mm striker-fired pistols that come with a factory installed ROMEO1PRO Open Reflex 6MOA sight, and the XSERIES features including X-RAY3 Day/Night suppressor height backup sights, XSERIES grip module with improved ergonomics, flat trigger for a clean 90 degree break, NITRON® XSERIES Slide, and extended ambidextrous slide catch lever.  The intuitive 3-point takedown of the pistol requires no trigger pull for disassembly, and safety features include a striker safety and disconnect safety.  Full-size RXP pistols come with (2) 17-round or 10-round stainless steel magazines, and compact RXP pistols come with (2) 15-round magazine or 10-round stainless steel magazines.  The 10-round magazines are state compliant.

The SIG SAUER Electro-Optics ROMEO1PRO featured on all RXP pistols is a miniature open reflex red dot sight, available in a 6MOA red dot on RXP pistols.  It comes with 12 brightness settings for a full range of lighting conditions, and the TruHold™ Lockless Zeroing System designed to endure recoil and return to zero shot after shot. The ROMEO1PRO features a molded glass aspheric lens with high-performance coatings for superior light transmittance and zero distortion, a new upgraded point-source emitter for increased brightness in day or night conditions, MOTAC, a 20,000-hour battery life, and an IPX-7 waterproof rating. The ROMEO1PRO is housed in aircraft grade aluminum to ensure corrosion resistance.  The ROMEO1PRO optic is also sold separately at and retailers in 3MOA or 6MOA and includes a ruggedized steel protective shroud in the box for extreme durability.

P320 Full-Size RXP:

  • Overall Length:  8.0”
  • Overall Height:  6.3”
  • Overall Width: 1.3”
  • Barrel Length: 4.7”
  • Sight Radius: 6.6”
  • Weight (incl. magazine): 29.5 oz.

P320 Compact RXP:

  • Overall Length:  7.2”
  • Overall Height:  6.1”
  • Overall Width: 1.3”
  • Barrel Length:  3.9”
  • Sight Radius:  5.8”
  • Weight (incl. magazine):  26 oz


  • Overall Length: 8.2”
  • Overall Height:  6.3”
  • Overall Width:  1.3”
  • Barrel Length: 4.7”
  • Sight Radius: 6.6”
  • Weight (incl. magazine):  29 oz


  • Overall Length:  7.0”
  • Overall Height:  6.3”
  • Overall Width:  1.3”
  • Barrel Length: 3.6”
  • Sight Radius: 5.5”
  • Weight (incl. magazine): 25.3 oz.

ROMEO1PRO Open Reflex Red Dot Sight Specs:

  • Magnification: 1 x 30mm
  • Illumination Settings: 10 Daytime / 2 Night Vision
  • Window Height: .71in / 18mm
  • Window Width: 1.1in / 28mm
  • Weight: 1.0oz / 28g
  • Battery: CR1632
  • Waterproofing: IPX-7
  • Overall Elevation Adjustment Range: 100 MOA
  • Overall Windage Adjustment Range: 100 MOA

The complete series of the SIG SAUER P320 RXP pistols will be on display at SHOT Show 2020 in the SIG SAUER Main Booth (#12240) January 21-24, 2020 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.

The P320 RXP Series pistols are now shipping.

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. For more information about the company and product line


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As Nightforce fans continue to push the boundaries of what is possible for target distances, some riflescopes lack the necessary elevation travel. We created the Wedge Prism with extreme long range shooters in mind.
The Wedge Prism is a clip-on accessory that mounts to a forward or continuous MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rail to increase the effective elevation travel. It optically shifts the incoming image to the riflescope by a precise elevation value, which directly adds to the available elevation travel within any riflescope.


It provides a repeatable offset of the optical image, yet minimizes the loss of image quality, resolution or clarity. Available as a 50 MOA/14.5 MRAD or 100 MOA/29.1 MRAD variant, shooters can choose an individual unit or combine models to tailor the amount of additional offset needed to reach their target. The quick-detach lever allows for rapid and repeatable installation and removal in the field, and by attaching to a rail prevents additional stresses on the riflescope.
Let’s test the limits a little farther. AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 2020.

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Meopta USA Sport Optics Introduces MeoPro Air Binoculars

Meopta MeoPro Air - 2

TAMPA, FL, January 16, 2020 – Meopta USA Sport Optics is pleased to introduce its newest premium binocular – the MeoPro Air. Elevating the MeoPro line to the next level in performance, the Air will be available in 8×42 and 10×42 models. It features an ergonomic open-hinge design and lightweight magnesium-alloy chassis built to withstand the most rugged field conditions. ED glass with Meopta’s proprietary lens coating delivers edge-to-edge clarity and exceptionally bright, sharp images while virtually eliminating chromatic aberration. Colors are true and vivid, and contrast is enhanced, making it easier to see detail in low light.

The Air binoculars feature Meopta’s MeoShield anti-abrasion lens coatings and MeoDrop hydrophobic lens coatings which repel rain, dust, and grease from lens surfaces. The twist-up eyecups are easily removed for cleaning.

“We are excited to offer a high-performance, open-hinge binocular in our award-winning MeoPro line,” said Pavel Stastny, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at Meopta. “The Air makes glassing in even the most difficult conditions easier, thanks to the premium optics, MeoBright and MeoDrop lens coatings, and the open-bridge design which makes them especially comfortable to hold for prolonged periods.”

The Air binoculars are nitrogen purged and fully sealed for fogproof and waterproof performance in the most demanding conditions.

Retail Pricing:

  • MeoPro Air 8×42: $979.99
  • MeoPro Air 10×42: $999.99

MeoPro Air Binocular Specifications:

8×42 10×42 
Magnification: 8x 10x
Objective Lens (mm): 42mm 42mm
Field of View (ft/1000 yds): 419 ft. 335 ft.
Eye Relief (mm) 22 18
Close Focus (ft): 6 ft. 6 ft.
Exit Pupil Diameter (mm) 5.3 4.2
Twilight Factor: 18.3 20.5
Interpupillary Distance (mm): 56 – 74 56 – 74
Diopter System: Under Center Focus Knob Under Center Focus Knob
Dioptric Correction (D): ± 4.0 ± 4.0
Height (in): 6 in. 6 in.
Width (in): 5.00 in. 5.00 in. 
Depth (in): 2.5 in. 2.5 in.
Weight (oz): 29 oz 29 oz 
Lens/Prism Coatings: Fully multi-coated Fully multi-coated
Hydrophobic Coating: Yes yes
Anti-scratch Coating: Yes yes
Waterproof: Yes yes
Nitrogen Purged: Yes yes
Fogproof: Yes yes
Shockproof: Yes yes

The MeoPro Air binoculars will be on display in the Meopta Booth (#10176) at the 2020 SHOT Show.

About Meopta

Meopta has been producing high-end European optics for over 85 years and is a leading manufacturer & partner to many of the world’s finest optical brands. Meopta conceives, develops and manufactures precision optical and electro/optical systems for semiconductor, medical, aerospace and military industries as well as for consumer markets.

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Celebrating American Heroes



Unveiled at next week’s SHOT Show in booth #2020, NEW Impact Sport electronic earmuff Honor Collection pays tribute to those who serve

WESTWOOD, Mass. (January 16, 2020) – Bravery… Selflessness… Honor. Think what our country would be – or what the world might be – without the men and women who embody these three words and work every day for the protection of our rights, freedoms, safety and possessions. When threats arise, these heroes rush in, employing their unique skills and training to protect life, liberty and property.

Consisting of three inspiring new colorways – Real Blue, One Nation®, and Smoke – the NEW Howard LeightTM ImpactTM Sport Honor Collection pays homage to such heroes and is sure to be appreciated by anyone who values our unique, American freedoms.

Since its introduction, the Honeywell Howard Leight Impact Sport electronic earmuff has become a favored addition to the range bags of shooting enthusiasts throughout the world. Impact Sport’s performance, comfort, and slim, ergonomic design make it a versatile earmuff for most shooting situations and environments, including rifle, shotgun, handgun, hunting and tactical applications. Now, this proven performer celebrates veterans and active-service military, law enforcement, firefighters and other first responders in the pride-inspiring new colorways of the Impact Sport Honor Collection.

Beneath these new, patriotic aesthetics, Honor Collection wearers will find proven and reliable Impact Sport features and performance. Internal circuitry allows ambient and low-frequency sounds to be safely amplified up to four times to a peak of 82dB, making it easy for wearers to hear range commands and conduct conversation, even in noisy environments. Amplification automatically shuts off at 82dB, attenuating hazardous impulse noises from gunfire.

Impact Sport Honor Collection models feature a sleek, extremely low-profile earcup design with carefully engineered cutouts that facilitate the shouldering of a rifle or shotgun while maintaining clearance from the firearm stock. Lightweight and comfortable for all-day wear, Impact Sport Honor Collection models incorporate a padded headband with vertical height adjustments for a secure, non-slip fit. When not in use, the headband and earcups fold for easy, compact storage.

Durable, recessed microphones—one on each side—reduce wind noise while providing stereo sound. Impact Sport Honor Collection models are also equipped with an external 3.5mm AUX jack and an included cord for convenient connection to a phone, computer, MP3 player or scanner.

Howard Leight Shooting Sports Impact Sport Honor Collection Electronic Earmuff Features

  • Choose from Real Blue, One Nation®, or Smoke patterns
  • 22dB Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)
  • Automatically shuts off noise over 82dB
  • Up to 4X amplification
  • Sleek, extremely low-profile earcup design with cutout allows for clearance of firearm stock
  • Adjustable fit
  • Convenient folding design for easy storage
  • Premium padded headband
  • Recessed stereo microphones
  • Single control knob for on/off and volume adjustment
  • Efficient power consumption and automatic 4-hour shutoff deliver 350 hours of battery life
  • AUX jack connects to MP3 players and scanners (3.5mm audio connection cord included)
  • Powered by two included AAA batteries
  • Replacement ear cushions available

Howard Leight Shooting Sports Impact Sport Electronic Earmuff Models

  • NEW One Nation®: Item # R-02530 / UPC: 883940375885 
  • NEW Smoke: Item # R-02531 / UPC: 883940375915
  • NEW Real Blue: Item # R-02529 / UPC: 883940375946
  • OD Green: Item # R-01526 / UPC: 0 33552 01526 0
  • Teal: Item # R-02521 / UPC: 0 33552 02521 4
  • Black: Item # R-02524 / UPC: 0 33552 02524 5
  • Pink: Item # R-02523 / UPC: 0 33552 02523 8
  • MULTICAM®: Item# R-02526 / UPC: 0 33552 02526 9  
  • MULTICAM® Black: Item# R-02527 / UPC: 0 33552 02527 6

New Impact Sport Honor Collection models will be available at Howard Leight Shooting Sports Dealers and online at in June of 2020. MSRP is $79.99.

Protect your hearing from the hazardous impulse noise produced by your firearm without being left in silence. Howard Leight Impact Sport electronic earmuffs deliver smart, slim and comfortable hearing protection, while amplifying ambient sound for a more rewarding experience. Available in four solid colors, two stealthy MULTICAM® patterns and three all-new Honor Collection patterns—whether you’re a recreational shooter, competitive shooter, tactical professional or hunter—there’s an Impact Sport that’s right for you.

See the NEW Impact Sport Honor Collection – and the entire line of Howard Leight Shooting Sports hearing and eye protection products – at Booth (#2020) at next week’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

Note: MULTICAM is a trademark or registered trademark in the United States and/or other countries of Lineweight LLC. Howard Leight and Impact are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries of Honeywell International Inc.


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Introducing the 1911 Ronin Operator


Featuring an unyielding commitment to strength, reliability and quality, the Ronin™ Operator® 1911 combines classic styling with the features modern shooters demand. Available in 9mm and .45 ACP, the Ronin™ Operator® is ready to deliver right out of the box. From its forged steel slide and frame to its hammer-forged barrel, the Ronin™ Operator® is designed and built for a lifetime of service.












Springfield Armory, 420 West Main Street, Geneseo, IL 61254, USA, 800-680-6866

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Introducing: The Rapid Force Duty Holster!

Now Available: Alien Gear Rapid Force Duty Holster!

Incorporating valuable feedback from law enforcement, military, and special operations personnel along with countless hours of research and development, Alien Gear has developed the perfect duty holster that is fast to draw, secure by your side and made from the best materials on the planet.

FAST: When fractions of a second count, you need to be confident that you’ll be able to draw your sidearm. The only Duty Holster available with adjustable components designed to fit your hand perfectly, for an ergonomic draw every time.

SECURE: With the option of Level 2 or Level 3 retention, you can now carry with confidence knowing that your firearm will remain securely in place regardless of the situation at hand.

DURABLE: The Rapid Force Duty Holster, has been thoroughly tested with a grueling series of standards that include exposure to extreme heat, sand, torque and impact, among many others.


The Only Duty Holster with GMR
(Gross Motor Response)™ Technology.

In a single, effortless motion, the Rapid Force Duty Holster’s GMR (gross motor response)™ technology enables a fast, fluid draw that outperforms any holster in its class.


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The new Hercules 10 v1.7 is here.

Introduces the new

Discover the new Hercules 10 v1.7

Our Hercules 10 is getting new features that make it more reliable and compact. 

  • New flight controller CUBE – Pixhawk 2.1 with 3 IMU for improved redundancy and reliability.
  • Ultra compact: fully removable arms.
  • 2km transmission (in the standard version).
  • Increased payload capacity up to 7,5 kg (16.5lbs).
  • New motors for a longer flight time and service life (60 000 hours).



Hercules 10 v1.7 with Pensar camera.

           Hercules 10 v1.7   Spray autonomous               Hercules 10 v1.7 Spray




  • Energy: High voltage power lines inspection and stringing.
  • Construction: Heat losses and leaks inspection, roof and surface cleaning.
  • Security & Surveillance: Search & rescue missions, situational awareness.
  • Agriculture: Crop spraying.
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SURVIVOR FILTER Offers Hands-On Demonstrations at Industry Day at the Range

ACTIVE%20Filtration%20Bottle%201TORONTO – January 16, 2020 – SURVIVOR FILTER is proud to announce it will be showcasing its line of water filtration systems at Industry Day at the Range™, January 20th in Boulder City, Nevada. Attendees can get hands-on demonstrations of SURVIVOR FILTER ‘s capabilities at booth NS-28. The company will be distributing a limited number of its newest American Made filter bottle, the SURVIVOR FILTER ACTIVE to attendees of the event.

“At SURVIVOR FILTER, we believe everyone should have access to clean drinking water, wherever they go,” said SURVIVOR FILTER Owner Mark Zakaib. “Industry Day at the Range will offer us the opportunity to show everyone what our filters can do.”

SURVIVOR FILTER offers the best emergency water filter systems for Bug-Out-Bags and outdoor recreation on the market. What’s more, all SURVIVOR FILTER products are backed with a defect-free Lifetime Warranty and personalized customer support from knowledgeable staff.

The SURVIVOR FILTER SQUEEZE and PRO removes 99.999% of Protozoa, Cryptosporidium, Giardia and other parasites from water.Independently tested to remove 99.999% of tested virus strains and staph. The PRO also strips 99.5% of mercury and 93% of lead.

Additionally, the SURVIVOR FILTER PRO Portable Water Filter Pump can process 17 ounces of water per minute and the Membrane Filter elements are designed to be cleaned and re-used for up to 100, 000 Liters.

They’ll also be demonstrating the SURVIVOR FILTER PRO X Portable Electric Water Filter Pump, which makes filtration effortless, and fits in any daypack. The PRO X uses the same filters as the PRO and easily fills large containers at the push of a button and is exceptional for travel and family use.

Finally, they’ll be showcasing their new American made SURVIVOR FILTER ACTIVE Filtration Bottles which not only removes Parasites and Bacteria, but Chlorine, Heavy Metals, Chemicals and Volatile Organic Contaminants . These squeeze bottles make filtration even more portable for those on the move. Now there’s no need for disposable water bottles at the office or at the gym. Simply fill the ACTIVE Filtration Bottle, and go.


SURVIVOR FILTER is a company with a simple goal – to provide people with access to clean water in any environment when they need it most. We offer you the best emergency water filter systems for your Bug-Out-Bag and the outdoors on the market today. What’s more, we back up all our products with a defect-free Lifetime Warranty and personalized customer support from our knowledgeable outdoor loving staff.  See the full lineup and learn more at

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Federal’s New Punch Personal Defense Ammo Delivers a Knockout

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 16, 2020 – Federal Ammunition has been a leading producer of law enforcement ammunition for more than thirty years. Drawing on that knowledge, the company recently set out to design a new self-defense load that would provide excellent overall performance from popular carry guns. The result of this effort is one of the most exciting new line of defensive loads to hit the market in years—Federal’s new Punch ammo.
This new line of ammunition will be on display in Booth No. 14551 at the 2020 SHOT Show, January 21-24 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. New Federal Premium Punch is scheduled to ship at the end of January 2020.
Punch provides a great option for common self-defense scenario use—where performance through more complex duty barriers, like those in the FBI protocol test, are less likely to be a factor.
“Many personal defenders think, ‘If it works for law enforcement then it’s good for me.’ That is a great guideline and still our ultimate recommendation,” said Laack. “But that may add features not required for everyday carry for everyone.”
Federal saw a need for a reliable, accurate, terminally effective option that doesn’t have to be the top scoring product in duty ammunition test procedures.
“Concealed-carry permit holders, especially new shooters, need an uncomplicated answer to the question ‘What ammo do I need for self-defense’,” said Federal Handgun Ammunition Product Manager Chris Laack. “Things to consider such as function, reliable ignition, barrier performance, terminal performance, ballistics and other considerations are a lot to digest for most people. What some consumers really need to know is it will function in their gun, every time, and that it will be effective stopping a threat as quickly as possible. Punch is our easy answer for them.”
Most concealed carry permit holders are less concerned with factors such as barrier penetration through steel, plywood and auto glass and more concerned about choosing a bullet that is engineered from the ground-up to stop an attacker and work effectively in their chosen firearm. And, as the data shows, Punch bullets perform well in the tests that matter most to the average shooter—penetration and expansion through bare gel and heavy clothing. Federal has made Punch ammunition a natural choice for concealed carry.
What’s more, Punch ammunition features Federal’s smooth-feeding nickel-plated cases, advanced powders, and the sealed reliability of high-quality, sensitive primers. With Punch, self-defenders can be assured its components will do its job when it matters most.
The five new Punch options include a .380 Auto 85-grain offering with a muzzle velocity of 1,000 feet per second, a .38 Special +P 120-grain load at 1,070 fps, a 9mm 147-grain load at 1,150 fps, a .40 S&W 16-grain load at 1,130 fps, and a .45 Auto 230-grain load at 890 fps. What’s more, all these loads will be available immediately, and with MSRPs from $15.95 to $20.95 per box of 20.
Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal.

For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit

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Bushnell to Introduce New Optics Models at 2020 SHOT Show


New Rangefinders Plus Extensions to Popular Series Headline Key Introductions

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – January 16, 2020 – Bushnell, an industry leader in performance optics, will introduce multiple new models to its already popular optics lines during the 2020 SHOT Show (Booth No 14551), January 21-24 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“As an industry leader in the design of purpose-built optics, Bushnell has remained focused on delivering new products that have been engineered to surpass expectations while delivering exceptional value,” said Mark Bauman, Director of Bushnell Optics. “Our new models combine enhanced optical performance with some of the most sought-after features requested by our customers.”

Among the latest products from Bushnell include the new Prime 1300 and 1700 rangefinders which have been designed to deliver double the light transmission over other competitive models. Other new rangefinder models include the Nitro 1800 powered by Applied Ballistics. Featuring an upgradeable, built-in ballistics solver along with Bluetooth® connectivity and the ability to pair the rangefinder to the Bushnell Ballistic app, the Nitro 1800 provides users precise shooting solutions out to 2,000 yards at the push of a button.

Additional new models that will launch at SHOT Show include extensions to the company’s popular lines of Banner, Engage, Prime, AR Optics and Powerview products.

New for 2020 products include:

Banner™ Riflescopes – The popular Banner riflescopes, known for delivering superior low light performance, have been improved and expanded for 2020. The line now includes a 3-9x40mm riflescope with an extended 6-inch eye relief for shotgun use and also a 4-12x40mm configurations for longer range hunting. All configurations feature Multi-X Reticles and Dusk & Dawn optics technology for low light visibility as well as a durable one-piece construction that has made Banner the go-to hunt optic for generations.

Engage™ Optics – Bushnell has expanded its popular line of Engage products with a new riflescope, binocular and spotting scope, each focused on delivering high-end quality at an affordable price. Customized with modern features hunters demand including options for an illuminated reticle, proprietary lens coatings and optional camouflage finishes, the Engage series of optics continues to focus on delivering exceptional clarity. Developed to match the feature sets needed to be successful on the range or in the woods, the Engage lineup of optics continues to produce leading results in any environment.

Prime™ Riflescopes – Built to be the new standard in hunting riflescopes, Bushnell has expanded the Prime series with two new models designed to provide hunters with key features to aid them in the field. Among these upgrades include a new 3-9x40mm riflescope with an illuminated Multi-X reticle for low light situations along with a 3-12x40mm riflescope packaged with six custom turrets pre-calibrated for some of today’s most popular hunting calibers. This innovative feature makes it easy to match your optic to your preferred cartridge.

AR Optics™ – Capable for use on a variety of rifle platforms, the popular line of Bushnell AR Optics has been increased with new variable power riflescopes for 2020. Available in three new magnifications, these durable riflescopes deliver sought-after features that make them compatible for use on both bolt action and modern hunting rifles. The AR Optics lineup from Bushnell has been expanded with two new riflescope models pre-packaged with four ballistic drop turrets. Customized for today’s most popular calibers (.223 Rem, .308 WIN, 6.5CM and 224 Valkyrie) the new AR riflescopes are available with or without an illuminated reticle.

Powerview™ 2 – Designed to deliver value-based performance, the new Powerview 2 line of binoculars is ready to take on any pursuit. Featuring an updated industrial design on top of a rock-solid metal chassis, the new binoculars are available in six configurations. Reliable, tested and engineered to deliver bright, clear images through its multi-coated lenses, the new Powerview 2 binoculars strike the perfect balance of price and quality.

These new products, plus many more, will be on display at Booth No 14551. For more information on the complete line of Bushnell optics, visit

About Bushnell

Bushnell, a Vista Outdoor brand, has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for more than 65 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market. And, our commitment to outstanding customer service and strong retailer partnerships is unmatched. Bushnell boasts leading market share in all of the sports optics categories, and our products have consistently won design and performance awards. Our product lines enhance the enjoyment of every outdoor pursuit from spectator sports, nature study, hunting, fishing and birding to stargazing. For news and information, visit

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Galco Announces The QuickTuk Cloud For The Glock 43 With Crimson Trace Laserguard



Galco is excited to introduce the QuickTuk Cloud™ inside the waistband holster for the Glock 43 with Crimson Trace Laserguard®! An ideal combination of comfort, convenience, security and efficiency, the QuickTuk Cloud is a great addition to the toolbox of any defense-minded gun carrier.

Comfort is, of course, critical when carrying a handgun for defense. A holster that’s uncomfortable will just mean the handgun is left at home when it’s needed most. To maximize wearer comfort, the QuickTuk Cloud uses an innovative backing plate composed of a ballistic nylon front over a closed cell foam body. Lined with Galco’s Comfort Cloth™, the plate provides padding and moisture wicking, making it comfortable to wear for extended hours every single day.

Convenient concealment is also important. While many gun carriers prefer a two clip attachment, as on Galco’s KingTuk™ series, many others prefer the single clip attachment’s ease and speed of donning and removal. So, while it’s easy to put on and take off, the QuickTuk Cloud remains solid and secure inside your pants during concealed carry. It includes Galco’s patent-pending, tuckable polymer UniClip™ for excellent concealment. The clip can be moved up or down in the corresponding holes in the backing plate, enabling you to set the carry height to suit your unique preferences.

Finally, efficiency is key. Time is usually in short supply in a defensive situation, so you need to be able to get the handgun into action quickly. The QuickTuk Cloud’s rigid, open-top Kydex® holster pocket facilitates a full firing grip for a fast draw and easy return to holster, while still firmly retaining the handgun when it’s not needed.


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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RCBS to Launch Multiple New Products at 2020 SHOT Show



New Reloading Kits, Single Stage Presses and More to Debut at SHOT Show.

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – January 16, 2020 – RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, will launch a variety of new products designed to simplify and improve reloading procedures during the 2020 SHOT Show (Booth No 14551), January 21-24 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

For over 75 years, RCBS has prided itself on delivering the most efficient, user-friendly tools to aid reloaders of all skill levels. In 2020, this mission continues with the introduction of multiple product kits designed to give reloaders all the tools necessary – whether trimming cases or reloading the most popular calibers – in one simple, ready to go package.

In addition to the new reloading kits, RCBS will also debut the next evolution in powder dispensing technology with the new MatchMaster Powder Dispenser. Designed to take powder measuring and weighing to the next level, the new MatchMaster features a patent pending dual tube dispensing technology and Bluetooth® compatibility with the new RCBS app, to save users precious time on the reloading bench while promoting maximum accuracy.

New for 2020 product highlights include:

Rebel Single Stage Press – The next evolution in single stage press technology, the new Rebel press is constructed from a solid cast iron frame, meticulously machined to exacting tolerances. Capable of delivering consistent loads with each movement of the ambidextrous handle, the Rebel Single Stage Press is standard with a spent primer system that allows primers to be dispensed directly into a trash can under the press ensuring that no primers are spilled in the work area. Additional standard features include machined reference surfaces and a Zerk fitting for those instances where lubrication is required, along with an extra wide base for enhanced stability. Featuring the tallest opening of any RCBS single stage press, the new Rebel press is backed by a lifetime warranty.

Uniflow III Powder Measure – Designed as the most accurate volumetric dispenser on the market, the Uniflow III Powder Measure features machined reference surfaces and exacting tolerances for consistent, reliable measuring. With its one metering cylinder, both rifle and pistol loaders no longer need to purchase an additional rotor or metering cylinder. Now, the one metering screw can do it all, saving users both time and money. For enhanced precision, the new measure is capable of throwing charges from 0.5 to 120 grains. Large enough to hold 1 pound of extruded power or ½ pound of flake powder, the Uniflow III provides extended reloading sessions for pros and amateurs alike.

RCBS Pocket Scale – A perfect accessory for those handloaders needing an affordable, rugged scale with 0.10 grain accuracy, the new RCBS Pocket Scale is packed full of features. From its 1,500-grain capacity to its easy to read digital display, the new pocket scale is backed by a one-year warranty and ships with a check weight and powder pan included.

RCBS Rebel Plus and Rebel Master Reloading Kits – For those looking for a single stage press plus all the accessories included, RCBS is offering two Rebel Reloading Kits for 2020. Providing owners with everything needed (except dies), the new RCBS Rebel Plus features 18 individual pieces while the RCBS Rebel Master Kit is standard with 13 products included.

RCBS Case Prep Kit – Assembled to make case prepping easier, the new RCBS Case Prep Kit surrounds users with all the equipment needed to start reloading like a pro. The cornerstone of this kit is the RCBS Brass Boss which has been designed to take the hassles out of chamfering, deburring and cleaning primer pockets. With six variable rotating stations, the Brass Boss along with several pre-packaged accessories including a hand priming tool, case trimmer, universal case loading block and hex key kit, allow handloaders to have perfectly prepped brass, each and every time in one easy-to-use kit.

These new products, plus many more, will be on display at Booth No. 14551. For more information on the complete line of reloading products from RCBS, visit

About RCBS

RCBS has dedicated itself to the craft of reloading ammunition since it was founded in 1943. RCBS started with one simple bullet die and has grown into the leading manufacturer of reloading equipment for rifles and pistols. Reloading is an exact process with tight tolerances. It requires precision and skill to be done correctly. That’s why RCBS makes state-of-the-art products – everything from presses, dies, shell holders, powder measurers and priming products. All are backed by RCBS’s industry-leading reputation to give you a premium reloading experience. RCBS: Precisioneered Reloading.

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The Hunter 110 Stock is the latest addition to the Magpul Hunter stock product line. It features enhanced ergonomics, versions for both right and left-hand actions, eight M-LOK slots for mounting options, and a fully adjustable length of pull and comb height. These features have been optimally designed to provide a more stable shooting platform, improved user comfort and individual accessory customization. Like its predecessors, the Magpul Hunter 110 features a Type III hard anodized, machine-finished, cast aluminum bedding block that doesn’t require bedding and is a true “drop-in” stock solution. 

The Hunter 110 is designed for 3rd generation Savage short action Series 10/110 centerfire rifles that have center-feed magazine compatibility and action screw hole spacing of 4.40” (H-prefix and later) with production date of 2006 and later. The Hunter 110 also includes our Bolt Action Magazine Well – Hunter 110 and one PMAG® 5 7.62 AC for optimal functionality with detachable box magazines that don’t require custom inletting.

Made in the USA.



  • Butt-Pad Dimensions: 1.5 in W x 5.0 in H
  • LOP Adjustment Range: 13.0 in, – 15.0 in. (13 in. with no spacers plus up to four half-inch spacers)
  • Weight: 3.3 lbs.
  • Width of Butt, max: 1.5 in.
  • Width of Forend, max: 2.3 in.

Other Specs: Compatible with 3rd generation Savage short action Series 10/110 centerfire rifles with center-feed magazine compatibility and action screw hole spacing of 4.40” that began in 2006.

Compatible with barrel profiles up to Heavy Palma and Savage Varmint barrel contours. Tapered Beam design provides rigidity through the forend and will free-float compatible barrels.

Push-button QD swivel compatibility with optional Sling Mount Kits in rear of stock.

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Federal Expands Syntech Options for Target Shooters and Personal Defenders

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 15, 2020 – Federal’s Syntech changed the landscape of target ammunition when it launched its all-new Range ammunition, and now Federal—the largest ammunition manufacturer in the world—expands its Syntech family of products. Federal’s latest offerings include new Practice & Defend Packs and Federal Premium Solid Core featuring Syntech technology.
These new products will be announced and on display in Booth No. 14551 at the 2020 SHOT Show, January 21-24 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new Practice & Defend Packs are shipping in January 2020 and Federal Premium Solid Core is scheduled to start shipping in the Spring of 2020.
The original 2017 product launch of Federal’s Syntech Range ammunition included 9mm Luger 115-grain; 40 S&W 165-grain; and 45 Auto 230-grain. Its polymer-encapsulated Syntech bullet prevents metal-on-metal contact between the bullet and bore, while eliminating copper and lead fouling. Combined with specialized clean-burning powders, your gun will stay cleaner, longer, so you can shoot more—and shoot better. The exclusive Catalyst primer provides the cleanest most consistent ignition possible—that’s why it received the 2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Award.
Since then, the company has greatly expanded its Syntech product offerings beyond ammo to smack targets at the range. Federal’s Syntech ammunition now include several training, self-defense, competition and specialty options. In 2018, the company expanded the product line by introducing a 9mm Luger 124-grain option. In that same year, Federal introduced Syntech Action Pistol. In 2019, Federal introduced Syntech Defense, Syntech Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) and Syntech Training Match.
“New for 2020, we are adding a 148-grain, 38 Special load to the original Syntech Range product line. And we are also offering new combination packs that paired Syntech Training Match with HST Personal Defense together as one product,” explained Federal Product Director Mike Holm. “Last but not least, we are introducing Solid Core which is a Federal Premium-branded product featuring hard cast bullets that utilize Syntech technology. These high-end loads are intended for hunting or as self-defense against possible dangerous animals when out hiking or camping in the wild.”
New Practice & Defend Packs pair self-defense loads proven by law enforcement with ballistically identical training ammunition for a combination like no other. These convenient combo packs include 50 HST Personal Defense loads and 50 Syntech Training Match rounds. All produce identical velocities, trajectories and point of impact for the most realistic training and utmost protection. It is available in four product options including two options in 9mm Luger, plus an option in 40 S&W and 45 Auto.
New Federal Premium Solid Core can take down anything from hogs to bears. The all-new line of handgun loads hits game harder with a tough, flat-nose lead bullet that holds together while blowing through bone, providing high weight retention and deep penetration. Syntech polymer jacket technology reduces the friction and leading that plague hard cast bullets. This deep-penetrating, hard bullet holds together while blowing through bone. It is intended for hunting, and as protection against dangerous animals. Solid Core is available in six offerings ranging from 9mm Luger to 44 Rem. Magnum.
“It’s all about having a better shooting experience. With range time so precious to all of us, it only makes sense to choose ammunition that makes that time more fun and more productive, with less hassle and cleanup afterward,” said Holm. “With Syntech, you have it—more of what all shooters want, and less of what you don’t.”
For more information on all products from Federal, visit

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Accessorize with Tasmanian Tiger Pouches

Visit Tasmanian Tiger® at the 2020 Shot Show, Booth 20563/663

Three new pouches to customize your backpack, vest, or chest rigs for greater tactical performance on the job.

Miramar, Fla. (January 2020)Tasmanian Tiger®, a tactical nylon line of products distributed exclusively for the US market by Proforce Equipment, Inc., offers three new tactical pouches for greater modularity and customization on vests, plate carriers, or backpacks: the TT EDC Pouch, TT TAC Pouch 11, and the TT Digi Radio Pouch.

The TT TAC Pouch 11 is designed to attach to vests, medic assault packs, or chest rigs with a MOLLE snap button system (requires four MOLLE loops). The large main compartment is accessed through a centered zipper opening and features a functional divider and internal variable fixation points to store medical equipment. Lightweight, compressible, and with elastic side parts for plate carriers, the TT TAC Pouch in five-liter volume size comes in Black, Olive, Coyote, and MultiCam. MSRP is $54.95 and $64.95 for the MultiCam.

Tasmanian Tiger’s TT EDC Pouch is a tactical every-day-carry MOLLE pouch with a zipper closure for knives, multi-tools, and other smaller gear. The MOLLE hook and loop panels, additional loops, and four D-rings on the outside allow for the attachment of additional gear. Inside the main compartment are a flat insert pocket and elastic loops for securing gear and a large MOLLE hook and loop patch inside. There is a secret pocket under the hook and loop patch for sensitive documents and a transparent pocket for ID or important paperwork. The TT EDC Pouch is available in Black, Olive, Coyote, MultiCam and the new MultiCam Black for $39.95 (MultiCam and MultiCam Black are $44.95).

The third new Tasmanian Tiger pouch is the TT Digi Radio Pouch, a small, folding flap radio pouch that measures 6” x 3” (15 cm x 7 cm) for digital radio devices. The pouch can attach to a vest, carrier, or a pack with two MOLLE loops using a MOLLE reverse system.  The pouch has an adjustable flap angle and a display protector, both made of vinyl. The pouch itself is made of durable CORDURA®. The TT Digi Radio Pouch comes in Black, Olive, Coyote, and MultiCam. MSRP is $24.95 (MultiCam $27.95).

Click to see the 2020 Tasmanian Tiger digital catalog here.


About Tasmanian Tiger®:

Tasmanian Tiger®, a division of Tatonka GmbH, is an international brand founded in 1999 to provide user-design driven nylon products to elite warfighters and law enforcement in Europe and Asia. From prototype to production, all products are manufactured in the company’s own facilities, thus ensuring a consistently high level of quality throughout the production processes. All products are quality checked prior to leaving the facility and checked regularly by independent international test centers.

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Visit B&T Industries at Shot Show 2020


Super CAL Pre-Order Concluded

The Super CAL Atlas Bipod pre-order is officially concluded! We are no longer accepting orders at introductory pricing. Stay tuned for other introductory offers and exclusive news. As a newsletter subscriber, you will be the first to know!

Thank you for your patronage and support!


SHOT Show 2020

Less than one week away from SHOT Show! Here’s a sneak peak of some of the changes we’ve made to our booth…Be sure to make plans and visit us in the Law Enforcement Ballroom – Booth 21035, January 21-24 to see it in person!
The Super CAL will be available to look at. It has already been extremely well received and we’re excited to show it off. We look forward to seeing you in a few days!

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Designed, Engineered, Machined & Assembled in America.

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Civil UAVs Initiative dron 1

  • The UAV, which collects samples and analyzes water quality in real time, will be ready for launch onto the market this year
  • It is a drone with a maximum take-off weight of 25 kilograms, easy to use and transport, which will multiply the number of samples that can be collected
  • Indra is also working on an unmanned vessel that will have a robotic system to monitor water quality in sea and oceans

Madrid, January 15, 2020.- Indra, one of the leading global technology and consulting companies, in a temporary joint venture with the Galician companies Sixtema and Adantia, has successfully tested the first environmental drone that automates the collection of samples in rivers and coastal areas and offers real-time information on water quality parameters. The system will be ready for launch onto the market this year.

This innovative solution, designed to reinforce the security and protection of natural resources, is part of the Mar 2 project of the Civil UAV Initiative, the initiative promoted by the Regional Government of Galicia (Spain) to make Galicia a leader in the development of civil drones.

The demonstration took place on January 8 at Eiras reservoir, which supplies drinking water to Vigo and other towns in the area. The test was attended by the Minister of the Xunta de Galicia for Infrastructure and Mobility, Ethel Vázquez, and the Economy, Employment and Industry Minister, Francisco Conde, as well as Patricia Argerey, director of the Galician Innovation Agency.

Within the scope of the project, Indra has been responsible for the development of automatic devices for capturing samples and data, in collaboration with the Galician company Aeromedia.

The system will help the Xunta de Galicia to control the quality of the region’s water and preserve river and coastal ecosystems.

It will multiply the number of samples that can be collected and will provide unprecedented speed in the detection of any spillage or anomaly.

It will also facilitate the collection of samples in places that are difficult to reach, reinforcing the safety of the professionals involved in these tasks.

The unmanned aerial system is based on a multirotor with a maximum take-off weight of 25 kg, whose control system has been optimized. It has several devices and sensors to automatically determine the depth and state of the bottom of rivers and the coastal seabed, measure the height of the photic zone (that in which sunlight penetrates), capture and exploit in real time water quality data and take samples, both at specific depth levels and throughout the entire photic zone.

The new drone is a unique system, distinguished by integrating a large number of capacities into a small device, easy to transport and operate.

It makes it possible to collect data and samples without having a boat available immediately. Using it saves time and will offer much more accurate water monitoring.

Next challenge: protecting the oceans

The MAR 2 project for the Automation of Oceanographic Sampling through Unmanned Vehicles is part of the “Solutions” program of the Civil UAV Initiative, in which high- technological products and services that can reach the market and be commercialized quickly are developed.

Within the scope of this initiative, Indra is working in collaboration with the Galician companies Seadrone and the Galician Technology Center AIMEN in another project that will improve the collection of data and samples in coastal and oceanic waters.

It is an optionally manned ship that will have a robotic system to capture data and water samples and their subsequent processing. This system will be able to collect, classify, label, store and automatically conserve all samples.

This makes it possible to maintain surveillance of very large sea areas and collect high-quality information at a reduced cost.

Indra is also the company that the Spanish government has nominated to coordinate Spanish participation in FCAS, the most ambitious European program for the development of a system of systems based on a next-generation aircraft that will fly alongside several UAVs.

About the Civil UAV Initiative

Led by the Xunta de Galicia, the Civil UAV Initiative has mobilized €165 million distributed in four major programs.  The first focuses on the creation and improvement of aeronautical infrastructure and Rozas aerodrome to facilitate the development of the sector in the region; the second is an R&D program with an investment of €115 million to work on the development of new products, technologies and solutions; the third pillar hinges on ten pre-commercial tenders for solutions based on the use of UAVs aimed at improving land and rural environment management, maritime surveillance and air traffic control; and the last one is the business incubation and acceleration program, which recently launched the Business Factory Aero, launched to attract and support projects from companies and startups from anywhere in the world.

About Indra

Indra ( is one of the main global technology and consultancy companies and the technological partner for its customers’ key business operations around the world. It’s a major global supplier of proprietary solutions in specific segments of the Transportation and Defense markets and a leading company in digital transformation and information technology consultancy in Spain and Latin America by means of its Minsait subsidiary. Its business model is based on a comprehensive range of proprietary products, with an end-to-end approach that has high value and a significant innovative component. In 2018 Indra received income totaling €3.104 billion and had 43,000 employees, a local presence in 46 countries and business operations in more than 140 countries.

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EAA Corp. Announce New Line of Sporting Shotguns at 2020 SHOT Show

Visit EAA Corp at the 2020 SHOT Show, Booth No. 12271

Whether for hunting, sporting or defense, the Turkish-made Churchill® line offers excellent quality at a great value, exclusively from EAA.

Cocoa, Fla. (January 2020) – European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.), importers of select quality and affordable handguns, rifles, and shotguns, proudly announce the addition of a new line of side-by-side and over-and-under shotguns to be unveiled at their booth no. 12271 during the 2020 SHOT Show, to be held Jan. 21 – 24, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The new lines, both from Turkish gunmaker Akkar, a global brand manufacturing high quality, original products for the defense, aerospace firearms industries, offer customers superior performance, looks, fit and function, for an incredible value. Akkar follows SAAMI standards and is recognized by the International Proof Commission in their guns being compatible with steel shot.

The new Churchill® line of over-and-under 812 Shotguns includes the 812 Sporting 12ga. 3” in a 30” or 28” hammer-forged, back-bored barrel. The checkered stocks and forend are nicely figured select Turkish walnut with a hand-rubbed oil finish. The barrels feature a vented 10mm wide rib with a fiber optic front side and mid-bead. The engraved steel receiver comes in hard case nickel finish. Additionally, the 812 Shotguns in 12ga. features auto ejectors, manual safety, an adjustable comb, selectable trigger and five extended choke tubes. The EAA Churchill 812 Sporting 12ga. 3” in 30” and 28” have an MSRP of $2,622.

The Churchill 812 Sporting Orcap is an O&U in 12ga. 3” in 30” or 28” barrel lengths with all the same features except the steel receiver is in a classic blued finish. MSRP is $2,760.

The Churchill 812 Field O&U is a great hunting or starter shotgun and available in 12ga. 3” with a 28” barrel. Also available is the 20ga. 3”, 28ga. 3” and 410bore all in a 26” barrel with a steel receiver, vented rib with fiber optic front sight, auto ejectors and auto safety and a checkered stock and forend in standard walnut. The 812 Field MSRP is $1,286.

For shotgun customers that love a classic side-by-side, the Churchill 512 is very affordable at an MSRP of only $1,355. Available in 12ga. 3” with a 28” barrel, 20 and 28ga. 3” with a 26” barrel and a 410bore with a 26” barrel, the 512 O&U shotgun with a concave rib and front bead sight has a steel nickel finished receiver and gold mechanical trigger with a manual safety, extractor and comes with three choke tubes.

The new sporting shotguns will be available in Q1 of 2020.

For more information on EAA Corp. visit

About European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.):

Based in Florida and founded in the early 1990s, European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.) has brought value to firearms owners with an array of right-priced, affordable handguns, rifles, and pistols from respectable international manufacturers. EAA Corp’s mission has always been “good quality products at reasonable prices.”

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Hatsan Reinvigorates Proven AT44 Line With New Pump Action QES



Bentonville, AR (January 15, 2020) – Hatsan has re-invigorated the proven AT44 platform of PCP air rifle with the release of its new AT44 Pump Action QES.  The new design features fiber optic front and rear sights, a QuietEnergy fully shrouded barrel, and a quick-fire pump action system. This multi-shot auto-indexing rifle gives quick follow-up shots on game targets or for rapid-fire plinking.  The all-weather synthetic thumbhole stock of the AT44PA-QES is both ergonomic and durable. The rubber buttpad is elevation and fit angle adjustable to accommodate shooters of all types. The receiver’s built-in optics rail will accept both 22mm Weaver and 11mm Dovetail scope mounts, allowing the use of a wide variety of scope rings.

The detachable air cylinder can be filled either on or off the rifle, and spares can be interchanged for extended shooting sessions without the downtime of filling. A color-coded pressure gauge is built into the end of each air cylinder for quick fill pressure monitoring, and a rotating dust cover keeps the fill port clean when not in use. Filling to 2900 PSI can provide up to 45 high-powered shots on a single charge. The sturdy steel barrel is precision rifled and choked for maximum accuracy, and Hatsan’s renowned Quattro Trigger system allows users to fine-tune their trigger pull weight and length.  Capable of producing up to 49 ft-lb of energy, this airgun is a varmint hunter’s dream!

AT44PA-10 QES Features:

  • Fast action, multi-shot, pump-action, Pre-Charged Pneumatid (PCP) air rifle
  • Available in .177, .22, and .25 caliber
  • QuietEnergy fully shrouded barrel with integrated sound moderator and fiber optic sights
  • Precision rifled and choked steel barrel
  • Detachable, caliber-specific, multi-shot, magazine
  • Corrosion-resistant black anodized aluminum receiver
  • Combination Picatinny and 11mm dovetail rail accepts a wide range of optics mounts
  • All-weather, ergonomic, advanced polymer synthetic stock
  • Textured grip surfaces for better control and feel
  • Elevation and fit angle adjustable rubber butt pad
  • Removable 180/230cc air cylinder with built-in pressure gauge
  • Patented anti-knock system prevents gas wastage when the gun is knocked or bounced
  • Quattro Trigger: 2-stage fully adjustable match trigger for trigger travel and load
  • Manual safety button

AT44PA-10 QES Specifications:

.177 Caliber 

  • Max Velocity:  1250 FPS
  • Max Energy:  29 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  30-40
  • Magazine Capacity:  10

.22 Caliber

  • Max Velocity:  1120 FPS
  • Max Energy:  38 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  35
  • Magazine Capacity:  10

.25 Caliber

  • Max Velocity:  900 FPS
  • Max Energy:  40 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  30
  • Magazine Capacity:  9
  • Air Cylinder Volume:  180cc
  • Fill Pressure:  200 BAR (2900 PSI)
  • Overall Length:  45.5″
  • Barrel Length:  19.4″
  • Weight:  8.6 lbs
  • MSRP: $449.99

AT44PA-10 LONG QES Specifications:

.177 Caliber 

  • Max Velocity:  1350 FPS
  • Max Energy:  35 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  35-45
  • Magazine Capacity:  10

.22 Caliber

  • Max Velocity:  1220 FPS
  • Max Energy:  46 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  35-45
  • Magazine Capacity:  10

.25 Caliber

  • Max Velocity:  1000 FPS
  • Max Energy:  49 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  25-35
  • Magazine Capacity:  9
  • Air Cylinder Volume:  230cc
  • Fill Pressure:  200 BAR (2900 PSI)
  • Overall Length:  48.9″
  • Barrel Length:  23″
  • Weight:  9.9 lbs
  • MSRP: $499.99

HatsanUSA Inc., provides U.S. customers the opportunity to experience the exceptional quality, craftsmanship and hard-hitting performance of Escort Shotguns, Hatsan Airguns, H&N Pellets, TactAir Fill Solutions, and Optima Optics.

For more information, please visit WWW.HATSANUSA.COM

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Outdoor Edge Files Patent Infringement Case Against American Outdoor Brands


DENVER (Jan. 15, 2020) — On January 14, 2020, the Denver based knife company, Outdoor Edge Cutlery Corp. filed a patent infringement complaint in Colorado Federal Court against American Outdoor Brands Corporation for a replaceable razor blade knife that Outdoor Edge President, David Bloch designed and first brought to market in 2013. Outdoor Edge’s patented RazorSafeTM series of knives feature both fixed blade and folding knife models with a proprietary replaceable razor blade and blade support system that offers increased strength with safe, easy blade changes at the push of a button. Outdoor Edge’s RazorSafeTM knife series has been distributed worldwide for over seven years and has been extremely popular with hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.
The complaint asserts that one of the new knives American Outdoor Brands displayed for sale at the Archery Trade Association Show in Indianapolis, January 9-11, 2020, under the “Old Timer” brand infringes several Outdoor Edge patents. “Outdoor Edge is a leading knife brand focused on innovation and bringing exciting new products to market”, says Outdoor Edge’s, David Bloch. “We work closely with our intellectual property attorneys to file patent applications on each significant new product and will aggressively enforce our patent rights against any competitor who copies our ideas and infringes our patents.”
Outdoor Edge has been granted exclusive rights to 62 inventions or designs in the United States, the European Union, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, France, and China. More specifically, Outdoor Edge owns seven U.S. Utility Patents, 29 U.S. De-sign Patents, two Chinese Utility Models, and 24 Design Registrations in various for-eign countries. Currently, Outdoor Edge has 12 patent applications pending in the U.S. with many more planned.
American Outdoor Brands Corporation markets and distributes more than 18 consum-er brands including Smith and Wesson, Thompson Center, Battenfeld Technologies and the Old Timer, Schrade, Uncle Henry, Bubba and Smith and Wesson knife brands.
About Outdoor Edge
Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Denver, Outdoor Edge is a leading designer and manufacturer of knives and tools. Today, Outdoor Edge continues to innovate and develop state-of-the-art products for outdoor enthusiasts, game processors, survival-ists, handymen and others who require the very best knives and tools available for lei-sure, work and everyday-carry needs. The company prides itself in offering a variety of products that undergo extensive field-testing in harsh, rugged environments resulting in durable, long-lasting products that come with a lifetime guarantee. For additional information on Outdoor Edge and its full line of products write to: Outdoor Edge, 5000 Osage Street, Suite 800, Denver, CO 80221; call toll-free 800-477-3343; email; or visit
The Outdoor Edge RazorLite EDC (orange) on top and the American Outdoor Brands Old Timer knife (black) on bottom.


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Buck Knives to Attend Alliance Week Event



Post Falls, ID –1/15/2020 –Buck Knives, leader in sports cutlery, will be exhibiting new products during Alliance Week at Pro Gun Vegas in Boulder City, Nevada on Jan. 19, 2020.
Buck Knives will be exhibiting during the Alliance Week Try & Buy event.  The Try & Buy event, focused on law enforcement, military, government, and international buyers and industry/national media, invites attendees to test new products and place orders from a mix of Veteran or First Responder owned and/or supporting companies.
Anteris Alliance, LLC, founded in 2017, has over 50 corporate partners working together to host product demonstrations, customer events, and offer Veterans and First Responder support.  Alliance Week is a series of events Jan 20-25 which include Try & Buy, Patriot Pitch Tank, Showcase, FLEOA Silent Auction, Alliance and SOCN After Party Concert, and Hospitality Networking Suite.  Charlie Melton with Charlie Mike Precision, retired Navy SEAL sniper instructor who trained Marcus Luttrell and Chris Kyle, will attempt to beat his 5000-meter long shot world record by going for 6000 meters.  He will be exhibiting his new sniper weapons and featuring training courses.
Buyers, Media, and Influencers with an interest in attending the event can register online at
For more information, visit
Event questions can be directed to

About Buck Knives
Behind every Buck knife is over 100 years of experience and craftsmanship. The very best materials and state-of-the-art technology are used to create knives that meet the exacting demands expected of a high-quality knife. Buck stands behind every knife made with their famous Forever Warranty. 

About Anteris Alliance:
Anteris Alliance: an organizational network of patriot manufacturers and service providers bonded by their dedication to support our Veterans and First Responders and their families through the manufacture and market insertion of top quality products and services!. 

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Blackhawk Secures Contract to Equip French Army with T-Series™ L3D Holsters


Level 3 Holsters to be Furnished with Glock 17 Gen5 Pistols

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – January 14, 2020 – Blackhawk, a leader in the law enforcement and military equipment realm for over 20 years, announced today that it will participate in a contract for the French Armament General Directorate to equip newly furnished Glock G17 Gen5 pistols with new T-Series L3D holsters. The French Army recently selected the G17 Gen5 and multiple accessories to be used as their standard handgun and the new equipment, including the Blackhawk T-Series holster, will be distributed to the French troops within the first months of 2020.

As part of the contract, over 75,000 pistols, holsters and related accessories will be provided to the French Army over the next three years. The tender, launched in early March 2019, was open to multiple possible candidates who were asked to submit their entries for review. As part of the try-outs conducted by the French DGA, all equipment was subjected to a series of stringent tests to asses both the reliability and user-friendliness of the offered pistols and their accessories.

“The recent selection by the French Army to pair newly acquired Glock G17 Gen5 pistols with our T-Series L3D holsters is a tremendous validation of the innovation and durability featured in our new duty-rated holsters,” said Josh Waldron, President of Blackhawk. “We are extremely proud and honored to have been chosen by Glock to serve as the holster supplier for this tender. The French Army will be receiving our newest holster system that has been specifically engineered for compatibility with multiple platforms, making it one of the most versatile options available for military and police agencies.”

Developed with a low-friction, dual-density internal material, the T-Series holsters allows for a smooth and effortless draw, while its external design features a proprietary glass reinforced nylon and soft touch polymer lines for the upmost durability. Adding to its versatility, the T-Series L3D holster is standard with three different mounting options. User can select either the S.T.R.I.K.E®/MOLLE Platform, T-Series Duty Belt Loop or Blackhawk drop leg platforms, all featuring the patented Blackhawk Quick Disconnect System. This unique and one-of-a-kind system allows the holster to be quickly and conveniently moved from one platform to another with no tools required.

Designed to follow Blackhawk’s Master Grip Principle, all T-Series holsters have been specifically developed to allow the user’s hand to land naturally where it should in order to deploy the sidearm. This efficient movement pairs with a sound-dampening, low-friction, dual-density internal material that translates into a smooth, quiet draw.

For more information on the new L3D holster from Blackhawk or to view the complete line of T-Series holsters be sure to visit

In 1990, a Navy SEAL was navigating a minefield when his pack failed. As his gear tumbled to the ground he vowed that if he got out of there alive he would make gear the right way. Today, this obsession with quality applies to everything we do. We’re constantly researching, refining and perfecting every detail to provide gear that won’t let you down. Because we’re not just making stuff – we’re honoring a vow.

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Primary Arms Optics

Primary Arms Optics has revealed their new product lineup ahead of SHOT Show 2020. This year’s releases include updates to existing favorites and new GLx and SLx optics that bring innovative features at a compelling value.
At the tip of the spear,
the new GLx 2x Prism and 3rd Generation SLx 3x and 5x Prism Scopes provide even greater durability and precision. New to the market, the GLx 2x Prism is a completely original design, engineered from the ground-up at the Primary Arms headquarters in Houston, Texas. Weighing in at 11 ounces, the optic features gentle 2x magnification with a minimal footprint, making it ideal for Law Enforcement and home defense applications.

             GLx 2X                                   SLx 3X GEN III                          SLx 5X GEN III

With excellent glass clarity and a massive eyebox, the GLx 2x Prism is quick in close-quarters, but the ACSS® CQB-M5 reticles offer intuitive long-distance holds for most common cartridges. Alongside the new scope, existing Primary Arms Optics best-selling prism scopes will be upgraded into their 3rd generation with all-new mounting hardware, which improves durability and rigidity without adding excess weight.

Primary Arms Optics is also expanding their popular SLx optics line with an innovative all new 25mm Micro Red Dot Sight and a versatile 1-8x24mm FFP Rifle Scope (MPN: 610098).

The SLx 25mm Micro Red Dot Sight is the next generation of Primary Arms microdots,

featuring new technology that makes it the brightest mid-tier red dot on the market. Its ruggedized frame and wide field-of-view ensures that the sight can outperform even in harsh or adverse conditions. Available in both a 2MOA dot and ACSS-5.56 reticle configuration, users can choose between simplicity or a horseshoe-dot BDC.



For long distances, the recently released SLx 1-8x24mm FFP Rifle Scope bridges the gap between the beloved SLx 1-6×24 and the PLx 1-8×24.

      SLx 1-8×24 FFP

With a sub-18oz weight and 10.3in profile, this scope is well-suited for compact carbines and marksman rifles alike. The wide magnification range and precision ACSS Raptor 5.56 reticle make this one of the most versatile optics on the market.

Other updates include two new reticle options for the existing lineup of GLx rifle scopes. The GLx 2.5-10x44mm FFP Rifle Scope will see the addition of the ACSS Raptor 5.56 reticle. while the GLx 4-16x50mm FFP Rifle Scope will be available with a traditional MIL DOT reticle. GLx was Primary Arms Optics’ largest release of 2019, accompanied with several other important announcements.
The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) released its findings after field-testing many Primary Arms Optics products. Every optic in the trial received a positive recommendation, with the
PLx 1-8x24mm FFPand SLx 1-6x24mm FFP Rifle scopes earning the top-tier gold rating. Through 2019, Primary Arms Optics also expanded into international markets, extending its products to export for hobbyists and professionals around the world.
With this momentum still building, Primary Arms Optics is looking forward to showing off all the new products at the 2020 SHOT Show at
booth #10372 on the main show floor (Level 2) from January 21st through January 24th in Las Vegas, NV. The first 250 people to come to the booth on Tuesday and Wednesday of the show will receive an exclusive Primary Arms Optics badge holder and patch.

Primary Arms Optics
Started in 2007, Primary Arms Optics seek to provide the best optics you can get for any budget. Utilizing the highly regarded, repeatedly-proven ACSS® reticle, Primary Arms optics boast unparalleled precision and adaptability for superior performance across ranges. With four product tiers available (Classic, SLx, GLx, PLx), anyone can afford to equip themselves with the latest in optics technology. In addition, every product is backed with Primary Arms’ total commitment to customer satisfaction.

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Federal Introduces Hydra-Shok Deep in 380 Auto that Delivers the Industry’s Best Penetration Depths

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 14, 2020 – The newest addition to Federal’s Hydra-Shok Deep lineup is the industry’s first expanding 380 Auto to consistently meet FBI protocol recommendations for penetration (12 inches minimum) through bare gel and through heavy clothing.
This new product will be on display in Booth No. 14551 at the 2020 SHOT Show, January 21-24 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. New Federal Premium Hydra-Shok Deep 380 Auto is scheduled to ship in the Spring of 2020.
In the past three years, Federal Premium’s new Hydra-Shok Deep ammunition product line has been greatly recognized by its customers—and the industry—for its improved penetration and superior reliability. This has been most recently proven by it winning a 2019 NRA Golden Bullseye Award for “Ammo of the Year” by Shooting Illustrated magazine.
In response to the growing popularity of ultra-compact handguns by citizens of all ages, genders and demographics—particularly among shooters looking for a downsized yet effective defender— Federal Premium has expanded its award-wining Hydra-Shok Deep lineup with a new 99-grain 380 Auto load. This new offering is tailor-made for arming compact, concealed-carry “pocket pistols” or “micro guns” with an expanding, yet deepest-penetrating round. The new Hydra-Shok Deep 380 Auto even exceeds the FBI protocol performance measures of 12 inches minimum through both the bare gel and heavy clothing tests. These are achievements the industry has never seen before in the 380 Auto cartridge.
“FBI protocol incudes a series of rigorous scenarios. Bullets are shot through materials such as 10-percent ordinance gelatin, laminated automotive safety glass, plywood, wallboard and heavy clothing specified by the FBI,” said Federal Handgun Ammunition Product Manager Chris Laack. “While our larger caliber ammunition is designed to meet and exceed these requirements, the smaller 380 Auto is designed to offer the best possible blend of performance in a compact handgun platform.”
Testing done by Federal ammunition engineers in their Anoka, Minnesota facilities showed typical results of 13 to 13 ½ inches of penetration in bare gel and 13 ¼ to 14 inches through heavy clothing. Test gun barrel lengths were from common, compact handguns ranging from 2 ¾ to 3 ½ inches. The bullet and load are also fine-tuned to ensure delivery of consistent performance across all handgun platforms, including ones with longer barrels, to stay within that 13- to 14-inch goal range.
Hydra-Shok Deep has quickly become a favorite of those who rely on ammunition to protect themselves and their families. The product lineup now consists of four loads with the new 380 Auto 99-grain being the latest. Also available are 9mm Luger 135-grain, 40 S&W 165-grain and 45 Auto 210-grain. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices range from $25.95 to $33.95 from 20-count boxes.
Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit

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SIG SAUER 2020 Product Catalog Now Available


2020 Product Catalog

Our 2020 Product Catalog is now available to view online!

The SIG SAUER 2020 Product Catalog is a comprehensive review of all SIG SAUER pistols, rifles, ammunition, electro-optics, suppressors, airguns, accessories, and the SIG SAUER Academy including new product releases for 2020.



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Viridian® Invites Law Enforcement Personnel to Test Gun Cameras in Las Vegas

Viridian's FACT WMC

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – January 14, 2020 – Viridian Weapon Technologies will be exhibiting the FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC) at the 2020 Las Vegas Metro Police Department Range Day held on Monday, January 20 in Las Vegas. In 2019, over 800 police and military attended the event to learn about the latest gun accessories for law enforcement and shoot firearms from leading manufacturers. Attendees this year are invited to stop by to speak with Viridian representatives about the recording device that continues to gain major media attention and make a significant impact in departments nationwide.
“This is our second year exhibiting at the Las Vegas Metro demo day, and we’re eager to demonstrate the importance of Viridian gun cameras in modern policing,” said Viridian President Brian Hedeen. “More than 500 agencies are in the process of testing or deploying the WMC—including the Nye County Sheriff’s Office in Nevada—and we look forward to talking to attendees this year about the WMC’s unique benefits.”
Event Details
Admission to the event is free for all active and retired fire department, EMS, military and law enforcement personnel. Credentials are required for entry, and one guest (at least 18 years old) will be permitted. The range event is located at LVMPD Range at 7600 E. Carey Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89156. Gates open at 9 a.m.
The highly advanced FACT Duty WMC employs a 1080p full-HD digital camera with a microphone and 500 lumen tactical light. This distinctive weapon-mounted camera provides a clear view of critical use-of-force events from the end of the firearm, addressing limitations officers can face with body cameras. Viridian’s proprietary INSTANT-ON® technology automatically activates the camera and microphone whenever the officer draws the firearm from its holster. Not only does this eliminate risk of failure to manually turn on the camera during a critical event, it also keeps the officer from fumbling with cumbersome equipment. Body and dash cameras were not designed to capture officer-involved shootings. However, Viridian WMCs were designed specifically for use-of-force incidents when the officer’s gun is drawn.
More information on FACT Duty WMCs and other Viridian sighting solutions can be found

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

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Hatsan adds to its light-weight affordable PCP rifles: The FlashPup Synthetic QE

Bentonville, AR (January 14, 2020) – Hot on the heels of Hatsan’s recent introduction of the light-weight affordable PCP rifles is the FlashPup Synthetic QE.  Modeled after the original FlashPup, the FlashPup SYN features a durable, light-weight, all-weather synthetic polymer stock. This compact bullpup rifle weighs in at just over 6 pounds, and it is only 32 inches long but packs up to 40 ft-lb of energy-generating wallop. The enhanced side cocking lever makes cycling the rifle easier than traditional bolt-action style guns. Two self-indexing S/Roto-Index magazines are included, along with a clip-in single-shot tray that caters to more precision shooting tactics.

The FlashPup SYN features a comfortable rubber buttpad that is adjustable for both elevation and fit angle. Coupled with the elevation adjustable cheek rest, it is easy to achieve jut the right fit and sight alignment. The Quattro adjustable trigger assembly is a match-grade 2-stage adjustable design that allows it to be set to each user’s preference. The stock’s forend features an integrated Picatinny accessory rail for added customization. A combination scope rail runs atop the barrel and is machined to accept both Picatinny and 11mm dovetail optics mounts. Hatsan’s patented QuietEnergy fully shrouded barrel reduces sound output by up to 50%, making this an ideal woods-stalking or backyard plinking airgun.

FlashPup SYN QE Features:

  • Bullpup design, manual loading, pre-charged pneumatic (PCP) air rifle
  • Available in .177, .22, and .25 caliber
  • QuietEnergy fully shrouded barrel with an integrated sound moderator – approximately 50% quieter
  • Precision rifled and choked steel barrel
  • Detachable, caliber-specific, multi-shot, spring rotary magazine
  • Corrosion-resistant black anodized aluminum receiver
  • Combination Picatinny and 11mm dovetail rail accepts a wide range of optics mounts
  • All-weather, ergonomic, advanced polymer synthetic bullpup stock
  • Textured grip surfaces for better control and feel
  • Elevation and fit angle adjustable rubber butt pad
  • Fixed 165cc air cylinder
  • Built-in pressure gauge to monitor cylinder pressure
  • Patented anti-knock system prevents gas wastage when the gun is knocked or bounced
  • Quattro Trigger: 2-stage fully adjustable match trigger for trigger travel and load
  • Manual safety switch
  • MSRP:  $419.99

FlashPup SYN QE Specifications:

.177 Caliber:

  • Max Velocity:  1250 FPS
  • Max Energy:  29 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  28-35
  • Magazine Capacity:  14

.22 Caliber:

  • Max Velocity:  1120 FPS
  • Max Energy:  38 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  24-30
  • Magazine Capacity:  12

.25 Caliber:

  • Max Velocity:  900 FPS
  • Max Energy:  40 Ft-lb
  • Number of Shots:  20-25
  • Magazine Capacity:  10
  • Air Cylinder Volume:  165cc
  • Fill Pressure:  200 BAR (2900 PSI)
  • Overall Length:  32″
  • Barrel Length:  17.7″
  • Weight:  6.2 lbs

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World’s Most Extensive Firearms Guide Anniversary

Los Angeles, CA, Impressum Media, Jan 2020 –The 10th edition of the Firearms Guide presents75,000 antique and modern firearms and ammunition types from 1,200 manufacturers and 55 countries!

Easily searchable with 14 search criteria Firearms Guide is largest & fastest gun reference guide that presents antique and modern handguns, shotguns, rifles, military firearms, black powder guns, air guns and ammunition.

The Firearm Guide contains13,000 printableschematics, blueprints, and complete antique gun manuals but also has gun values based off of the 100% – 30% condition ratings for over 75,000 guns.

Firearms Guide is available as online resource at www.FirearmsGuide.comand on superfast USB Flash Drive (for PC & Mac) that you can carry on your keychain. Flash Drive Edition runs without any installation directly from Flash Drive and Online Edition you can access from any device, any location, any time.

The Firearms Guide saves time. For example if you Google search: pistol, 9mm Luger, made in the U.S. you will bring up about 54,000 websites to which you must then plod through. The same search in the Firearms Guide will bring up 375 relevant pistols that are presented with prices, 100% – 30% gun values, tech specs, features and hi-res images. Then you can find and print out schematics and manuals for those pistols. 


$29.95 for Online Edition at or $59.95 for Online & Flash Drive Combo with free shipping and free updates.

For more information directly contact the firearms guide at

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SIG SAUER Makes Strategic Push Into Hunting, with Expanded Presence at SHOT 2020 with SIG Hunting Booth


NEWINGTON, N.H., (January 13, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce further expansion into the hunting category with #SIGHunting, to include a 2020 product line-up geared towards hunters, an expanded presence at SHOT Show 2020, and a preview of what’s to come from #SIGHunting with an exciting new video released today.


“This year SIG SAUER is making a focused push into the hunting category with several exciting new product announcements specifically geared towards hunters.  This also includes the introduction of the SIG Hunting experience and lifestyle which will officially kick-off at SHOT with the expansion of our exhibition footprint,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “The addition of the SIG Hunting booth will showcase our complete line-up of SIG SAUER products for hunting across our product lines. The look and feel of the booth is rustic, in contrast to the sleekness of the SIG main booth, and will prominently showcase the new CROSS Rifle – the first SIG SAUER precision bolt-action hunting rifle manufactured in the U.S.A., which is already in high-demand.”

The SIG Hunting Booth (#12532) is directly adjacent to the SIG SAUER Main Booth (#12240) at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Product on display in the new SIG Hunting Booth will be the complete line-up of SIG Hunting products including the CROSS Rifle, SIG SAUER Electro-Optics Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX) Rangefinders and Riflescopes, WHISKEY Riflescopes, KILO Rangefinders, SIERRA6 Riflescopes, and SIG SAUER Ammunition Elite Hunter Tipped, SIG Fury, Elite Copper Hunting, and Varmint Predator Hunting Ammunitions.   

SHOT Show 2020 is January 21-24, 2020 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.

View the full #SIGHunting video at

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. For more information about the company and product line



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Federal Launches New Terminal Ascent All-Range Hunting Ammunition

ANOKA, Minnesota – January 13, 2020 – Federal, the world’s largest sporting ammunition manufacturer is introducing its all-new Terminal Ascent—the best hunting bullet ever built within the 98-year history of the company. This new line of all-range ammunition will be on display in Booth No. 14551 at the 2019 SHOT Show, January 21-24 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“The new Terminal Ascent blends the features of top match-style bullet designs with the industry’s best bonding technology and components to deliver any-range accuracy and reliable expansion even at low velocities,” said Federal Centerfire and Handgun Ammunition Product Director Mike Holm. “This outstanding bullet design provides high weight retention, deep penetration and lethal terminal performance, both up close and at extreme distances.”
Terminal Ascent features several key elements that make up its superior overall design.
First is the solid-shanked and bonded bullet construction. A bonded bullet has a lead core bonded to the copper jacket around that core. Its solid copper shank and bonded lead core retain weight for deep penetration and energy dump, delivering extremely effective wound channels and terminal performance, even at velocities as low as 1,400 fps—speeds typically seen 1,200 yards downrange in the 200-grain 30-caliber loads.
Second is the AccuChannel grooving. Like many of the most versatile bullets, Terminal Ascent features grooving along the shank to improve accuracy across a range of rifles, while decreasing barrel wear and fouling. However, unlike conventional grooving, the AccuChannel’s highly technical shape accomplishes these goals with only a minimal increase in drag. Both the number and location of grooves are tailored to specific caliber. No other bullet has this grooving technology.
Third is the Slipstream heat-resistant polymer tip. The Slipstream Tip features patent-pending hollow-core technology. A small cavity runs the length of the shank all the way up to just below the point itself. That point breaks free upon impact, allowing fluid to enter the hollow core, where it generates pressure and easy expansion, even at low velocities. The Slipstream Tip’s hollow core sets it apart from all other polymer tips on the market—but it’s also unique in its high resistance to the elevated temperatures a bullet experiences during flight. It is superior to all other options.
In addition to the AccuChannel and Slipstream Tip, Federal engineers incorporated other important features to boost ballistic coefficient (BC), delivering flat trajectories and less wind drift.
Finally, Terminal Ascent also features high-end nickel plating that is corrosion-resistant, to give the cartridge an outstanding appearance with smooth operation. And the use of clean-burning propellant and an ultra-reliable, sealed primer—as well as its neon electric-blue polymer tip—produces a sleek-looking, high-performance cartridge that’s sure to impress.
“The result of all these design elements is both close-range (higher velocity) and long-range (lower velocity) terminal performance with both accuracy and reliability, plus great looks,” said Holm. “In a marketplace filled with competitor loads that make tradeoffs—sacrificing short-range terminal performance for long-range expansion, or toughness for accuracy—Terminal Ascent does it all and stands alone.”
The new line of ammunition will be initially launched in 11 cartridge options which includes: 6.5 PRC, 280 Ackley Improved, and 28 Nosler. Federal also offers its Premium Terminal Ascent as components for handloaders.
Federal ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit

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Epsilor to Launch New Lithium Iron Phosphate 6T Battery at IAV 2020


Epsilor’s Li-Ion 6T Battery in Evaluation by 10 Military and Defense Customers

The New Lithium Iron Phosphate 6T Battery offers an extremely high life cycle and improved safety characteristics. The new battery contains approximately 35 percent more energy than its closest competitor. The battery also offers more than 3,000 charges and discharge cycles in a typical operational profile, enabling it to operate for approximately ten years with no need for maintenance or replacement.
Our 6T batteries, which offer the highest energy density in the industry, will be presented at Booth A5 alongside other solutions for armored vehicles.

Epsilor to Launch New Lithium Iron Phosphate 6T Battery at IAV 2020

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RAFAEL releases new video footage from SPIKE SR Weapon system demo



January 13, 2020 – In a recent series of tests in the Negev Desert in southern Israel, RAFAEL demonstrated the SPIKE SR (Short Range) Precision guided missile, proving its unique lethal capability.

SPIKE SR is an electro-optical guided missile designed for shoulder launch by infantry. It is the smallest and lightest variant of the SPIKE Missile family, weighing only 10kg, in use today by several nations, including within NATO.

The entire SPIKE Family is now operational in 34 nations, with more than 33,000 rounds produced and supplied, and as many as 45 different platforms integrated, including attack helicopters, ground vehicles, marine vessels and more.

SPIKE SR was designed for the maneuvering forces, allowing standoff engagement ranges of 2000 meters, formerly covered only by heavier ATGM‘s. Designed as a portable, fully disposable munition the SPIKE SR carries a powerful High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) warhead, joined with a frontal precursor for clearing of ERA (Explosive Reactive Armor) tiles

During the demonstration, operators hit targets located 2000 meters away, presenting both a great standoff range to enhance the survivability of maneuvering infantry, as well as lethality, with impressive armor penetration results.

Mr. Gal Papier, director of marketing and business development at Rafael’s Precision Tactical Weapon Systems directorate: “We are very proud of this small missile, which proved to be as lethal as other large caliber missiles, with great agility for the warfighter due to its light weight, as well as its ability to act rapidly within six seconds from cold start, engaging fast moving targets, highly-demanded capabilities in today’s warfare”.

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Hatsan Offers an Easy-To-Use Youth Model for 2020


Bentonville, AR (January 13, 2020) – The Hatsan brand is well known amongst airgun enthusiasts who value maximum power output, so it may be somewhat of a surprise that the company offers a low-powered, easy-to-use youth model. The new Hatsan Alpha youth rifle is a traditional break-barrel air rifle that incorporates the same design elements and features as its full-sized counterparts.

The Alpha’s stock is more compact and lighter weight, making it easy for smaller-framed individuals to handle. The advanced polymer shrouded steel barrel is lightweight, yet durable, and features Hatsan’s integrated QuietEnergy sound-reducing moderator. The airgun is equipped with adjustable TruGlo fiber optic front and rear sights for easy target acquisition. An advanced polymer optics rail features a built-in scope stop and will accept either 11mm dovetail or 22mm Weaver optics mounts. The rifle is easy to handle and operate and will fire a .177 caliber lead pellet at 495 feet-per-second. Hatsan’s Alpha is a great airgun for youngsters to enjoy while learning the skills of airgun shooting.

Alpha Features:

  • Lightweight, easy cocking break barrel air rifle
  • Designed for smaller, younger shooters
  • Single-shot break barrel action
  • Available in .177 caliber
  • Ambidextrous, durable synthetic stock
  • Synthetic QuietEnergy shrouded barrel provides noise reduction and easier cocking effort
  • Checkering on the grip and forend offer better control and feel
  • Soft rubber buttpad absorbs recoil and enhances comfort
  • Combination advanced polymer optics rail accepts both 11mm dovetail and 22mm Weaver mounts
  • Precision rifled steel barrel for accuracy
  • Micro-adjustable rear sight with TruGlo fiber optics
  • Windage adjustable front sight with TruGlo fiber optic
  • Anti-bear-trap safety
  • Manual & automatic cocking safety that engages each time the gun is cocked

Alpha Specifications:

  • .177 Caliber
  • Max Velocity (lead-free pellet): 600 FPS
  • Max Velocity (lead pellet): 495 FPS
  • Max Energy: 4.5 Ft-lb
  • Advanced polymer synthetic stock with Monte Carlo cheek rest
  • Overall length: 43.7″
  • Barrel Length: 16.5″
  • Weight: 6.6 lbs
  • MSRP: $99.99

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Otis Announces SHOT Show 2020 Booth Events


Lyons Falls, NY: Otis is excited to announce its attendance at the 2020 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor (SHOT) show in Las Vegas on January 21st – 24th.  The Otis booth can be found in the same location as prior years, at booth number 14216.
Attendees are encouraged to stop by the booth and learn about not only Otis Technology’s gun cleaning supplies and accessories but also its other brands as well – Shooter’s Choice and DRD Tactical.  Shooter’s Choice was acquired by Otis in 2018 and features a line of cleaners, lubricants, protectants and all-in-one CLPs.  DRD Tactical was acquired by Otis in October 2019 and focuses on patented quick take down rifles – most notably the PARATUS®, APTUS® and KIVAARI® rifles.
Buyers are encouraged to stop by the booth and learn about new product offerings as well as place reorders to stock their shelves.  New and existing dealers are eligible to take advantage of the show special.  By placing a qualifying order, dealers will play a game of Plinko for a chance to receive up to 25% off their order of Otis and Shooter’s Choice products.  Qualifying orders placed at the show will also receive free standard shipping.
DRD Tactical boasts a limited edition rifle, available only for preorder at SHOT Show.  The APTUS® will come standard with two barrels – 5.56mm and .300BLK and feature the patented quick barrel change system.  The rifle comes in freedom finish – a red, white & blue American flag cerakote and breaks down and packs neatly in the included compact hard case.  Dealers can preorder this limited edition rifle at SHOT Show and delivery will begin in July 2020.  In addition, any dealers that place a qualifying order of DRD Tactical products automatically receive 25% off their Otis & Shooter’s Choice orders placed at the show.
On Wednesday, stop by the booth for a beer and light snacks.  Happy Hour will take place Wednesday afternoon from 4:00pm – 5:30pm.   The Otis staff looks forward to meeting and chatting with show attendees about the company and its products.
Otis Technology is known for manufacturing the most advanced gun cleaning systems and accessories available.  The superior Breech-to-Muzzle® design combined with unmatched quality has positioned Otis as the gun care system of choice with the US Military.  Otis Technology is SMART GUN CARE.

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