Category Archives: Tactical Lighting

Sneak Peek: Streamlight Strion DS

For 2017, Streamlight introduced a new member to its highly regarded Strion®line of rechargeable handheld compact lights. The Strion® DS delivers all of the features found in other Strion handhelds with the added benefit of a dual switch activation. This … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT® RENEWS ANTRON BROWN RACING SPONSORSHIP

Brown Scheduled for Appearances with Streamlight at Upcoming Industry Shows EAGLEVILLE, PA, April 6, 2017 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting tools, renewed its sponsorship with Antron Brown, an American drag racer currently driving the Matco Tools … Continue reading

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SUREFIRE REINTRODUCES THE CLASSIC AVIATOR HANDHELD

The ultra-compact, dual-output Aviator reinvents a classic SureFire design to provide a primary white LED and secondary colored LED in one sealed head, both focused into a useful beam with ample reach and surround light by a proprietary Total Internal … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT DEBUTS PROTAC HL USB HEADLAMP

Lightweight, USB Rechargeable Headlamp Delivers Up to 1,000 Lumens EAGLEVILLE, PA, March 21, 2017 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, has enhanced its popular HL® (High Lumen) family of tactical lights by adding a hands-free, USB rechargeable … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT KEYMATE USB

Streamlight’s KeyMate® USB is one of those simple little doodads that you’ll forget about until you need it… Read my review

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LUCID Optics Offers C3 Weapons Light

  LUCID Optics, has introduced the C3 Weapons Light at SHOT Show 2017. LUCID’s new C3 Weapons Light was designed to bring you light in the darkness. This light is waterproof and shockproof and built in a 6061 aluminum housing. … Continue reading

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Tactical Augmented Pressure Switch (TAPS) From TNVC

  TAPS (Tactical Augmented Pressure Switch) Pro from TNVC and Unity Tactical is a complete one point command and control system for all weapon-mounted electronics.  It provides low profile, user-programmable, dual-device control for lights and lasers.  TAPS Pro allows placement … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT INTRODUCES RECHARGEABLE KEYMATE USB

EAGLEVILLE, PA, February 7, 2017 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the KeyMate® USB, an ultra-compact, hands-free area light that is shaped like a key so that it can be easily attached to a key ring … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT LAUNCHES DUAL FUEL TACTICAL LIGHTS

ProTac® HL-X, ProTac® 2L-X Feature High Lumens, Multiple Battery Options EAGLEVILLE, PA, February 1, 2017 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting tools, announced it has expanded its ProTac® family of tactical lights to include enhanced versions of … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT’s TLR-6 FOR NON-RAIL 1911 FIREARMS

  At this year’s Shot Show, Streamlight introduced a TLR-6® weapon light for use with non-rail 1911 firearms.  Featuring both a light and an integrated red aiming laser, it is designed to maximize visibility and targeting capability in a variety … Continue reading

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Streamlight Bandit USB Headlamp

  The comfortable, low-profile headlamp delivers amazing brightness for it size, offering 180 lumens on High, and a run time of up to 9.5 hours on Low.  It also provides a steady, even beam at all times, which is useful … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT PROTAC HL-X

For 2017 Streamlight has amped up the lumens on a number of their handheld lights. In addition to producing brighter lights, the company introduced the HL-X line of handheld and weapon mounted ProTac lights. These lights feature Streamlight’s dual fuel … Continue reading

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Surefire Introduces Its XC2 Weapon Mounted Light At Shot Show 2017

Fountain Valley, CA – SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest, and most innovative, illumination tools and tactical products, will be launching its brand-new XC2 at the 2017 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The XC2 is the next evolution … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT UPGRADES THREE PROTAC® MODELS

EAGLEVILLE, PA, January 12, 2017 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, has significantly upgraded the lumen output of three lights from its popular ProTac® tactical series: the ProTac® 1L, ProTac® 2L, and … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT® UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART WEBSITE

Enhanced Site Features Responsive Design, Improved Navigation EAGLEVILLE, PA, January 9, 2017 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting tools, recently launched its newly upgraded website, Streamlight.com, featuring a sleek new look with a responsive design and state-of … Continue reading

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Firefield Weapon Mountable Charge AR Flashlights

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Low-light shooting situations call for an easily accessible flashlight accessory. Whether in a home defense, tactical or hunting situation, clear line of sight and quick target acquisition are extremely important. The Firefield Charge AR Flashlight (FF73012) is … Continue reading

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Crimson Trace LinQ Wireless Laser / Light System

There’s a great deal to be excited about when Crimson Trace announced its industry first LinQ wireless laser/light weapon mounted accessory, a testimony to the level of innovation Crimson Trace brings to a crowded and competitive space. Life without pressure … Continue reading

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Firefield Heavy Duty Green Laser Flashlight Foregrip

  The dual-mode Firefield Heavy Duty Green Laser Flashlight Foregrip is an IPX6 waterproof, 2-in-1 tactical light system equipped with a Cree® Q5 LED 230-lumen bulb, reflector and built-in 532nm, 5mW green laser for convenient versatility, pin-point accuracy and a … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: Crimson Trace LinQ

Just in time for the Holiday Season, we’re going to introduce you to CTC’s wireless weapon mounted laser / light accessory for your favorite AR platform. CTC included a 300 lumen white light and green laser and four modes in … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT® LAUNCHES DUAL SWITCH STRION® MODELS

New Flashlight Models Each Feature Two Independent Switches EAGLEVILLE, PA, October 5, 2016 – introduced new models of its popular Strion® lights, with innovative Dual Switch (DS) technology, the Strion® DS, the Strion®  DS HL (High Lumen) and the Strion® … Continue reading

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SUREFIRE FIRE-PAK IS NOW AVAILABLE

This smart phone video illuminator + charger enables smart phone users to shoot vibrant high-quality video at night or in poorly lit spaces -something never before possible! It features two high-performance LEDs whose light output is shaped by two specially … Continue reading

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INTERESTING SUREFIRE VIDEO–FIREPAK

This video shows the capabilities of Surefire’s revolutionary FirePak smartphone video illuminator. This extremely versatile device enables all smartphone users to shoot vibrant high-quality video at night or in poorly lit spaces—something never before possible! Activation can be done via … Continue reading

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GEAR REVIEW: STREAMLIGHT TLR-6 UNIVERSAL KIT

  Today’s Conceal Carry holders or those in open carry jurisdictions have more options for accessorizing their favorite carry pistols than ever before. This is an opportunity that flows from the exceptional work of companies like Streamlight. Streamlight’s Universal Kit … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Streamlight TLR-6 Combo Pack

About a year ago I reviewed Streamlight’s TLR-6 for the Glock-43 ; since then, this laser-light accessory, from one of the country’s leading manufacturers, has developed quite a following. A trend that is clearly visible from the number of holster … Continue reading

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SUREFIRE INTRODUCED THEIR M600 SCOUT INTELLI BEAM WEAPON MOUNTED LIGHT

The new light, is designated  SureFire M600IB and leverages all of the many excellent features of the legacy Scout light with SureFire’s proprietary IntelliBeam™ Technology. The system incorporates an intelligent sensor and microprocessor that continuously evaluates the environment where the … Continue reading

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Spartan™ Light & Laser Sets New Record for LaserMax.

August 1, 2016 (Rochester, NY) – Beginning this week, LaserMax will begin its first shipments on the second addition in their award winning Spartan series, the Spartan™ Light & Laser. LaserMax has once again sold out their first production run … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT PROTAC RAIL MOUNT EnGarde ! Surefire …

The ProTac Rail Mount lights are Streamlight’s answer to Surefire’s M300B and M600U Scout lights, and what a Perry and Riposte they are. Streamlight began shipping the ProTac Rail Mount 1 and 2, the company’s newest addition to their family … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: STREAMLIGHT PROTAC RAIL MOUNT WEAPON LIGHTS

For June, we have a review of Streamlight’s ProTac® Rail Mount 1 and Rail Mount 2 weapon lights coming your way.  These lights feature the same outstanding 10 Tap functionality in a fixed rail mount configuration to complement your modern … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT LAUNCHES PROTAC 1L-1AA

Ultra-bright, Compact EDC Light Also Accepts “Dual Fuel” Batteries EAGLEVILLE, PA, May 18, 2016– Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the lightweight, high lumen, ProTac 1L-1AA.  The latest compact addition to the … Continue reading

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GEAR REVIEW: STREAMLIGHT SUPER SIEGE

  This is a lantern that you’ll want to add to your camping kit and leave the Coleman behind. Streamlight’s Super Siege is simply an outstanding illumination tool with a veritable cornucopia of features NONE of which are simply fluff! … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: STREAMLIGHT SUPER SIEGE

This light has more tricks than Houdini and they are all good. Rechargeable 1,100 lumen scene lamp,  storage compartments, 360 degree illumination, serves as a storage battery that you can use to charge your phone, etc. etc. With camping season … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT® UPGRADES HIGH LUMEN PORTABLE SCENE LIGHT

EAGLEVILLE, PA, April 18, 2016–Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, has increased the lumen output of its high lumen Portable Scene Light to 5,300 lumens. The updated light also now features a red low battery warning indicator. Featuring … Continue reading

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GEAR REVIEW: STREAMLIGHT 800 LUMEN TLR-1 HL IN DARK EARTH

We had the opportunity to review Streamlight’s latest addition to their TLR line. I’m consistently amazed by how much value this Pennsylvania company engineers into its tactical product line. Here’s a light that packs a whopping 800 lumens, preserves the … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT DEBUTS 18650 LITHIUM ION BATTERY AND CHARGER

    EAGLEVILLE, PA, March 23, 2016–Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the Streamlight® 18650 Lithium Ion Battery and Charger, designed to energize the growing line of Streamlight products that accept 18650 rechargeable batteries. The new, dual … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT INTRODUCES THE STYLUS PRO 360

EAGLEVILLE, PA, March 18, 2016–Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the alkaline battery-powered Stylus Pro® 360, a sleek, compact penlight that can also serve as a small lantern. The new light features a sliding bezel that reveals … Continue reading

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Crimson Trace Beginnings And Ongoing Support For Glock

  In the beginning, Crimson Trace began business by machining and installing a red laser sight—the GLS-630—into a Glock pistol. Customers had to send their pistol to Crimson Trace for the modifications and installation. The affixed laser sight protruded from … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT® INTRODUCES FLAT DARK EARTH COLORS FOR SELECT TLR® MODELS

Models Offered in Flat Dark Earth and Flat Dark Earth Brown EAGLEVILLE, PA, March 11, 2016–Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, has introduced Flat Dark Earth and Flat Dark Earth Brown colors for … Continue reading

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NEW STREAMLIGHT TACTICAL LIGHT 2,200 LUMENS! FOR REAL!

  EAGLEVILLE, PA, March 3, 2016–Streamlight® Inc., introduced the brightest addition yet to its ProTac® family of lights, the ProTac HL® 4, a high lumen (HL) flashlight that delivers 2,200 lumens of blinding white light. The “dual fuel” light also … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT INTRODUCES TLR-6 UNIVERSAL KIT

February 25, 2016–Streamlight® Inc., introduced a Universal Weapon Kit for its TLR-6® handgun light that includes a light/laser module and six interchangeable housings to fit a variety of sub-compact handguns. The housings are designed for use with more than 18 … Continue reading

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WITH SUREFIRE AT SHOT SHOW 2016

Late in 2015, Surefire introduced two weapon mounted lights with some very impressive features, the X300V and X400V IRC. These lights are high performance tools with price tags not for the faint of heart. The SureFire X400V IRc is a  … Continue reading

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