Category Archives: Tactical Lighting

STREAMLIGHT® INTRODUCES DUALIE® RECHARGEABLE MAGNET

Dual-Function Rechargeable Light is Intrinsically Safe; Permits Hands-Free Use EAGLEVILLE, PA, December 4, 2017 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, introduced the Dualie® Rechargeable Magnet, a lithium ion battery-powered rechargeable LED flashlight that is safety rated for … Continue reading

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Crimson Trace – A Light In The Night

(Wilsonville, OR)—Crimson Trace hears directly from customers in the company’s Oregon production facility. Much of the conversation with customers is focused on laser sights, but one topic is also near the top for discussion—lights. Customers want to know the types … Continue reading

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ASP Introduces Programmable Tactical Flashlights

  Appleton, WI, November 6, 2017— Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP), a leading manufacturer of law enforcement products, is expanding its offering of high-performance tactical lighting solutions with the addition of the company’s first programmable flashlights. The new Pro DF … Continue reading

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Streamlight ProTac HL-X Handheld Tactical Illumination

The ProTac HL-X light, from one of the nation’s leading suppliers of tactical lighting, underwent real world testing in high winds, pouring rain and partial submersion courtesy of IRMA. The ProTac HL-X came through like a champ, illuminating the way … Continue reading

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Crimson Trace Offers FREE Ammunition

(Wilsonville, OR)—When purchasing a firearm and an accompanying Crimson Trace® laser sight or light source, the next question many buyers face is: “What about ammunition?” Crimson Trace offers an easy answer—a FREE box of Hornady® Critical Defense® ammunition. This FREE … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Streamlight ProTac HL-X Handheld

All of the natural disasters gave us an opportunity to put Streamlight’s ProTac HL-X to use. This is one heck of a light that function flawlessly in less than optimal conditions. We’ll have our review out for your reading pleasure … Continue reading

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Surefire Introduced the SureFire 2211 Signature WristLight

The rechargeable SureFire 2211® Signature WristLight provides hands-free tactical illumination for a broad range of low-light scenarios—including use with a handgun—and also features a fully integrated quality timepiece. When strapped to your support-side wrist, the 2211 Signature automatically aligns with … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT BANDIT

At SHOT SHOW 2017 Streamlight introduced a number of new tactical and general lighting products most of which were USB rechargeable or dual-fuel; among that new lineup  was Streamlight’s micro headlamp the BANDIT. The BANDIT is a 1.4 oz. handsfree, … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Streamlight ProTac Rail Mount HL-X

The latest addition to Streamlight’s ProTac Rail Mount line, ups the ante on illumination performance while retaining all of the features organic to the Rail Mount lights. Read My Review…

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Sneak Preview: Streamlight Protac Rail Mount HL-X

The Streamlight Protac lights have enjoyed tremendous popularity since their introduction. Then Streamlight added a rail mount feature, and in so doing, the company succeeded in delivering all of the Protac features in a weapon mounted form factor; eliminating the … Continue reading

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Streamlight ProTac–HL USB Headlamp

Streamlight delivers all of the ProTac HL features in a USB rechargeable headlamp that belongs in your kit. Read my review…

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LINQ™ WIRELESS GREEN LASER SIGHT & TACTICAL LIGHT FOR AK-TYPE RIFLES

Crimson Trace has announced the availability of the LINQ wireless laser/light system for the AK pattern rifles. The new LNQ-103G will fit all stamped receiver rifles. It will also fit the Springfield Armory M1A SOCOM 16CQB. LiNQ™ combines a green … Continue reading

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STREAMLIGHT STRION DS – A Compact Dual-Switch Handheld Flashlight

The Strion DS is yet another example of Streamlight’s commitment to quality and value. I know of no other lighting manufacturer that packs as much value in their products, be they commercial or tactical application illumination tools. Read My Review…

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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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