Category Archives: Environmental

A Recent Military Contract has Sparked Further Safety Concerns About the Fire-lighting Fuel Hexamine.

Hexamine is a fire-lighting fuel used by outdoor enthusiasts and the military to cook their food and warm their drinks.  The health risks linked with using hexamine-based fuels resulted in the UK Ministry of Defence leading the way in trialing … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Kestrel Sportsman LiNK with Kestral LiNK Ballistics App

Kestrel has made a number of improvements in the 5700 series Sportsman and Sportsman ELITE. The LiNK function is by far the most significant and when paired with the Kestrel LiNK Ballistic App, the aggregate is truly the sum of … Continue reading

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Morphix Technologies® Instructional Video on How-to-Use the TraceX® Explosives Detection Training Kit

  The TraceX explosives detection kit is designed to help identify bombers, bomb-makers and their bomb-making facilities. It detects the most common explosive materials and their precursors at trace levels in a single test   Morphix Technologies® is a privately-owned … Continue reading

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Kestrel Announces The Sportsman Ballistics Weather Meter

At this year’s Shot Show, in Las Vegas, Kestrel will announce it’s new Sportsman Ballistic Weather Meter. The Kestrel Sportsman combines real-time environmental monitoring with a full Applied Ballistics G1/G7 ballistics solver to instantly provide accurate targeting DOPE for shots … Continue reading

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Polymers In Tropical and Subtropical Environments

What you are looking at is a set of Hatch knee pads and elbow pads. Every square inch of the hard shell polymer is decomposing. The nylon fabric is completely unaffected and nylon straps are unaffected. A polymer is a … Continue reading

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DeerLab And Bushnell Team To Increase A Hunter’s Odds

  Bushnell is a pioneer in trail cam technology. The trail cam allows property owners to install geo referenced cameras throughout their property. These cameras, many of which are wireless, provide the property owner with day and night video and … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics Announces The Kestrel Companion Mobile App

Applied Ballistics, LLC announced, through their existing partnership with Nielsen-Kellerman (NK), the release of the Kestrel Companion; an Android mobile application to complement the Kestrel Shooter’s Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics for remote viewing of shooting solutions. The Kestrel Companion … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Kestrel NK

While at SHOT SHOW I did a drive by on the Kestrel booth where I ran across one of their latest innovations, the Kestrel Drop, which the company describes as a Smart Environmental Data Logger that measures temperature, humidity and … Continue reading

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