Category Archives: Gear

Extrema Ratio Announced the New BF2 R Folder

Extrema Ratio enjoys a global reputation for some of the finest tactical cutlery available. The Prato, Italy, designer and knifemaker is introducing a new line of folding knives the BF2 R. This is a “full size” folding knife eminently qualified for … Continue reading

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Pelican Ambassador Case For Your iPhone 6s / 7

Pelican has introduced a very stylish case for your iPhone 6s or 7 that meets Mil-Std 801G Features: tested to military specification to survive multiple drops raised bevel edge to keep screens safe from scratches and falls dual layer protection … Continue reading

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HSGI Duty-Grip™ Padded Belt

  HSGI® is announcing the Duty-Grip™ Padded Belt, a new slimmer padded belt designed for any duty rig configuration. These belts have been field tested by numerous law enforcement officers and agencies to ensure we created a system to meet … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Announces Collaboration with Knife Designer Darrin Sirois

Ret. Sergeant Major and Owner, Operator and Founder of TCT Knives (Tactical Combat Tools), Darrin Sirois, to work with DoubleStar to render his designs into affordable production knives. Darrin Sirois Owner Operator and Founder of TCT Knives Tactical Combat Tools. … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: SPYDERCO EUROEDGE™

I’m very fond of the Italian and Spanish gentlemen’s pocket knives. Lion Steel, from Italy, and Miguel Nieto, from Spain, are two Euro designers that come to mind. Now, Spyderco’s EUROEDGE™ falls superbly into the gentleman’s folder genre with a … Continue reading

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HOGUE KNIVES INTRODUCES THE EX-A05 AUTOMATIC

Henderson, NV – Hogue Knives is pleased to announce the expansion of their automatic knife line to include new EX-A05 models. “Our X5 folder, which was introduced last year, proved to be so popular that our customers wanted to see … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Optical Units for Germany’s Future Soldier Programme “Infanterist der Zukunft” Part 3

Wetzlar, Germany, 07/07/2017 – HENSOLDT has received another order for the German Bundeswehr’s “Infanterist der Zukunft – Extended System” (IdZ-ES) modernisation programme. The order includes the delivery of the IRV 600 A1 infrared attachment, the NSV 600 night vision attachment, … Continue reading

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GARMIN FORETREX 601 and 701 BALLISTIC EDITION

  Garmin has introduced two new Foretrex models with some impressive capabilities. The 701 Foretrex Ballistics Edition features the Applied Ballistics Elite® software. Announcement details below… OLATHE, Kan. /July 6, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin … Continue reading

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Shottist, A Custom Holster Business, Sold To Third-Generation Leather Worker

Andy Langlois, a purveyor of custom holsters for over 30 years, has sold his company Shottist to Merle Schlabach, a third-generation leather worker. Campbell Hill, Ill. (June 2017) – Shottist, a purveyor of custom holsters for over 30 years, proudly … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Debuts the MOTAC Blade

The MOTAC™ was designed by Tuhon Ray Dionaldo, Founder of Filipino Combat System, with speed and penetration in mind. Winchester, Ky. (June 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is proud to announce the … Continue reading

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Comp-Tac Victory Gear Flatline Holster

Comp-Tac Victory Gear, LLC, Houston, TX, June 2017 – Comp-Tac’s most versatile holster comes in a new color – but more about that later. This unique, low-friction, pancake-style Kydex holster can be worn inside or outside the waist band. It … Continue reading

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DoubleStar Unveils Its New Drakon Blade

Designed by martial arts practitioner and weapon designer, Robert Cabrera, the Drakon™ Blade was created to wreak havoc. Winchester, Ky. (June 2017) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, is proud to announce the release … Continue reading

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MOHOC’s NEW HARDWIRE KIT

When your mission requires constant power supply and/or continuous video stream, the Hardwire Door allows access to the micro USB and micro HDMI ports without exposing the battery and internal components. Tactically configured 90º cables ensure MOHOC remains low profile, … Continue reading

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The National Association of Police Equipment Distributors Welcomes INVISIO Communications Inc. to their Associate Membership

NAPED announced today that INVISIO Communications Inc. has joined their growing ranks of vendors. INVISIO offers cutting-edge personal communication and hearing protection systems. The systems enable users to operate and communicate safely and clearly in all environments, even under extreme … Continue reading

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Fobus Holster Unveils New Fits for Kimber Micro, Micro 9, SIG P938 and SIG P238

  BENSALEM, PA. (June 2017) – Fobus Holsters and Mag Pouches expands its extensive holster and mag pouch line to include the new KMSG for the Kimber Micro, Kimber Micro 9, Sig P938 and Sig P238. It is available in … Continue reading

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GARMIN INTRODUCES VIRB 360 ACTION CAMERA

VIRB 360® is a compact, waterproof¹, easy-to-use camera that captures fully spherical 360-degree video in up to 5.7K resolution at 30fps. It is the first 360 camera to offer 4K spherical stabilization² with 1 click. Features:   Resolution up to … Continue reading

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Mossberg Gear Announces its New Shotgun Bandolier and Shotgun Belt

The Mossberg® Gear Shotgun Belt and Shotgun Bandolier keep your shells within reach for fast reloads. Nampa, Idaho (May 2017) – Mossberg® Gear, a creator of top-quality licensed outdoor products that mirror Mossberg’s tradition of design innovation, performance and reliability, … Continue reading

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SUREFIRE MASTERFIRE™ Rapid Deploy Holster

  The MASTERFIRE™Rapid Deploy Holster is now available from Surefire. The holster is compatible with Surefire’s  XH15, X300UH-B and X400UH-A lights. M.S.R.P. $165.39

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Barrett Communications Launches New Website

  Perth, Western Australia, 15 May 2017 – Barrett Communications are inviting visitors to explore its new website. The new website has been designed to provide a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing customers to access detailed … Continue reading

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Comp-Tac Race Gun Holster Rig …

Houston, TX, May 2017, Comp-Tac Victory Gear’s International holster is designed for competition, and also works for defensive carry, thanks to several fast mover features that fit the majority of competition and self-defense handguns. Think of the International as the … Continue reading

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Extrema Ratio Introduces the SCOUT & SCOUT 2

  TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS SCOUT 2 Weight g.: 145 Weight oz.: 5,11 Blade Length (mm): 118 Blade Length (in): 4,64 Total Length (mm): 232 Total Length (in): 9,13 Blade Thickness (mm): 5 Blade Thickness (in): 0,19 Blade Material: ACCIAIO BöHLER N690 … Continue reading

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MasterFire Holster Coming May 11th

LEVEL 3 RETENTION SECURES PISTOL WITH PRIMARY AND SECONDARY LOCKING SYSTEMS HOLSTER INDEXES OFF WEAPONLIGHTS ALLOWING MOST ANY PISTOL, SUPPRESSOR, AND RED DOT SIGHT COMPATABILITY UTILIZE ON/OFF SWITCH TO ENABLE AUTO-ACTIVATION OF WEAPONLIGHT UPON DRAW OF PISTOL HOLSTER POSITIONED AT … Continue reading

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G-Code OSL Holster Now Available for Glock 17, Glock 19 and Glock 34 with the Streamlight TLR-1

G-Code  introduce the OSL (Operational Series-Light) holster. The OSL gives the shooter the ability to carry their weapon and light in a single piece, precision formed, level one holster. The OSL is available in Standard or RTI configuration and will … Continue reading

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Spyderco MANIX 2 GRAY MAXAMET

It’s rare to encounter a folding knife that fills the role of a tactical folder and EDC equally well; however, since its introduction the Manix folders have done just that. In 2017, the Manix 2 MAXAMET raises the performance bar … Continue reading

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SureFire MasterFire Holster Coming Soon!

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USMC Marine Common Handheld (MCH) Program On Track To Have Devices in the Field By 2019

The MAGTF Common Handheld program will allow Marines to securely use modern handheld communications devices like tablets and smartphones in tactical environments to make more informed decisions on the go. Marine Corps Systems Command partnered with the National Security Agency’s … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Spyderco MANIX™ 2 GRAY MAXAMET

Spyderco never ceases to amaze me with their innovation and commitment to quality. The company introduced in 2017 a version of the Maxim 2 designed with a blade crafted from Carpenter® steel’s Micro-Melt® Maxamet® alloy. The Maxamet alloy gives this … Continue reading

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Chromatra Introduces Existing NVGs to a World of Color at Border Security Expo 2017

Chromatra, innovators in night vision technologies, will be showing the ColorTAC CVA-14 Color Night Vision Adaptor at booth 741 during the 11th annual Border Security Expo in San Antonio, Texas Beverly, Mass. (April 2017)– Chromatra, LLC, the innovator behind the … Continue reading

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Bawidamann HUGINN PRE-ORDER

The Bawidamann boys have been working on a new limited edition blade. They describe it as  Stabby, 90 degree, inline tip, offhand appendix carry sewing machine defensive dagger. Whew that was a mouthful.Ben will be doing a special limited piece … Continue reading

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Fobus Holster Fits the New Smith and Wesson M&P, M2.0

  Bensalem, Pa. (March 2017) – Fobus Holster expands its SWMP holster to fit the new Smith and Wesson M&P, M2.0 in 9MM, .40 and .45 calibers. It is available in paddle, belt and roto styles. The Fobus SWMP, a … Continue reading

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MOHOC HELMET CAM HAVE A NEW FIRMWARE UPGRADE

  Updates for both cameras are now available to improve performance and unlock new App features like customizing your WiFi name and password. Firmware is specifically designed for the MOHOC® and MOHOC® IR, so be sure to download the correct … Continue reading

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White River’s NEW Limited Run 7-Inch Survival Knife

River Knife & Tool, Coopersville, MI, March 2017–White River Knives and its Michigan manufacturing facility enjoys a well-deserved reputation for turning out near-custom knives at production prices. This family of knife makers uses only 100 percent American-made materials and labor … Continue reading

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Alien Gear’s ShapeShift Modular Holster System

The Alien was hard at work for the company’s press event at Shot Show 2017. Alien Gear Holsters is well known to me and given the opportunity  I describe the company’s Tuck 3 as the most comfortable IWB holster on … Continue reading

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PROFESSIONAL GEAR FOR PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE

  PROFESSIONAL GEAR FOR PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE March is the month to upgrade your gear. It’s time to assess what you have, and get the new gear you need. To ensure you’re at your best, on the job and on the … Continue reading

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Knife Robot®: The First Knife Sharpener with a Serious Edge over the Competition

The Knife Robot, available in two versions; portable and built-in, brings high-tech, auto knife sharpening to the home, workshop, outdoors or professional kitchen. Pre-orders now available on Indiegogo. Knife Robot Portable Knife Sharpener Redwood City, Cal. (March 2017) – Finally, … Continue reading

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HOGUE KNIVES ANNOUNCES FOUR INCH AUTOMATICS

  Hogue Knives announced the addition of four inch automatic knives to their popular line of American-made folding knives. The new autos are spring-loaded four inch versions of Hogue’s popular EX-01 and EX-04 tactical folding knives. “We’ve worked hard to … Continue reading

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FREELAND : 005 SCHENK KNIVES

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A Look At Six Spyderco Folders For 2017

Spyderco one of the most highly regarded knife makers in the world was founded by Sal Glesser. The first product Spyderco produced was the Portable Hand in 1976, this “spider-shaped device”, which gave the company its name, was a series … Continue reading

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Kinetic Concealment Has Been Awarded a Multi-Layered Firearms Holster Patent

Kinetic Concealment, known as the originators of the neoprene-backed hybrid holster is proud to announce their recent acquisition of a US Utility Patent for their multi-layered hybrid holster.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Kinetic Concealment Inc. U.S. Patent … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Blackhawk’s Omnivore Multi-Platform Holster

I had the opportunity to review Blackhawk’s latest addition to their tactical line of holsters. The Omnivore is a multi-platform design for railed  pistols in two varieties, light bearing and non light bearing Read my review…

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