New Blazer 22 LR Bulk Packs Are Perfect for Practice

LEWISTON, Idaho – November 11, 2019 – Blazer Ammunition has expanded its wide selection of range ammunition with a bulk pack that’s perfect for high-volume shooting or training. Shipments have been delivered to dealers.
Keep range day going longer with the new Blazer 22 LR Bulk Pack. It’s topped off with 525 rounds of accurate, reliable Blazer loads with 38-grain round nose bullets perfect for plinking. The rounds cycle particularly well in semi-automatic rifles, thanks to their 1,235 fps muzzle velocity and clean, consistent CCI priming.
Features
• 525-count bulk pack
• 38-grain lead round nose bullets
• High velocity for reliable cycling
• Clean, reliable CCI priming
Part No. / Description / MSRP
10022 / 22 LR 38-grain, 1235 fps, 525-count bulk pack / $29.95
For more information on Blazer by CCI Ammunition, go to http://www.blazer-ammo.com.

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Combat Proven Technologies Launches Datalinks M2DLS at MILCOM

 

November 11,  2019Combat Proven Technologies (CP Tech) will launch the Mini Micro Data Link System (M2DLS) at the upcoming 2019 MILCOM conference.

The M2DLS is an advanced single unit digital data link system specifically designed for micro and small size platforms which are sensitive to Size, Weight and Power (SWaP). As effective solution for most requirements known today, this advanced system uses open architecture and enables full duplex wideband, digital link, error correction techniques and high-rate communication in the Uplink (UPL) and Downlink (DNL) channels. The M2DLS can downlink real-time video images, LAN, serial data and information from most available sensors. It combines proven technologies and standards with advanced algorithms, to provide reliability and high performance, for the harshest conditions. The M2DLS provides full duplex digital communication. This makes it ideal for applications such as usage in drones and loitering munitions.

Using open architecture and in-house development, CP Tech enables full duplex wideband, digital link, error correction and high-rate communication for uplink and downlink channels. It combines proven technologies and standards with advanced algorithms to provide reliability and high performance for the harshest conditions.

About Combat Proven Technologies:

Combat Proven Technologies designs, fabricates and integrates standard and custom high-performance computing platforms and LCD displays for military, industrial, and commercial markets. Our products include rugged computer systems, 1U-5U rackmount computers, portable computers, transit case integration services, storage arrays, LCD monitors, keyboard video monitors, engineering services, and rapid prototyping.  Using COTS components, we provide solutions for customers who need reliable systems that will operate in a variety of harsh conditions and who require revision control and hardware consistency for multi-year programs.

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Announcing Additional Fits For The Switchback Belt Holster

 

 

Galco is excited to introduce additional fits for the versatile and affordable new Switchback™ belt holster – now available for a broad range of popular compact semiautos with 3”- 4” barrels from Glock, Ruger, S&W, Taurus and more!

A hybrid design that combines the best elements of leather and synthetic, the Switchback is fully ambidextrous and can be carried in the strongside or crossdraw positions. The main body of the holster is constructed of layered synthetics, beginning with an outer layer of durable black ballistic nylon. Beneath that is closed cell foam that imparts structure to the holster body and protection for the firearm in the field. Finally, a layer of 420 denier gunmetal-colored packcloth lines the holster.

An ambidextrous “exoskeleton” made of top grain steerhide allows the belt to be threaded through either side of the holster body in strongside or crossdraw positions, for right or left hand draw. The retention strap has a hammer slot and is reversible for ambidextrous use.

Available in black finish, the Switchback retails for only $46.

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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Meprolight Goes the Distance with New MEPRO MX3-T Magnifier Scope

Compact X3 power magnifier scope attaches quickly and easily behind a reflex sight for target acquisition at greater distances.

Middletown, Penn. (November 2019) – Meprolight®, a world leader in a variety of optic solutions from electro-optics sights, thermal sights and devices, self-illuminated sights, and innovative pistol sights, announce the MEPRO MX3 T, a compact, magnifying scope with an integrated side flip adaptor.

The MEPRO MX3 T is designed to give CQB optics an option to sight at greater distances, quickly and easily. The compact and lightweight magnifier attaches behind a reflex sight on the Picatinny rail. The operator can flip the scope to its resting position and out of the way of the reflex sight. When the situation calls for a long shot, the operator simply flips the scope back into position to engage the target without having to re-zero the weapon. It’s the MEPRO MX3 T integrated, quick-release, pull-back adapter that allows the scope to ride to the side when not in operation. It is ambidextrous and can be configured for right or left-hand users.

The MEPRO MX3 T is compatible with Meprolight optical weapon sights and other manufacturers’ sights. Its wide field of view (FOV) enables the operator to use both eyes and acquire targets faster. Easy to manipulate elevation and windage dials allow the user to precisely adjust the scope, increasing the overall effective range of the reflex sight.

Meprolight MEPRO MX3 T Specifications:

  • Magnification: 3X
  • Weight (w/adaptor): 288 gr/ 10.415890 oz
  • Dimensions: 101 x 66 x 75mm/ 4 x 2.5 x 3 inches
  • Lens Diameter: 27mm / 1 1/16 in.
  • Field of View: 7.5°
  • Eye Relief: 56mm / 2.203 in.
  • Diopter Range: +2 to -2
  • Weapon Adaptor: Picatinny Rail (flip to side)
  • Working Temperature: -40°C to 60°C
  • Storage Temperature: -40°C to 71°C
  • Humidity: 95 percent at 40°C
  • Immersion: one meter for one hour
  • MSRP: $570.00

Meprolight’s array of sight options for civilian, law enforcement, and military are all designed to meet the high standards of military use; therefore, customers can count on Meprolight products as exceeding traditional standards of durability, reliability, clarity, and consistent performance.

Visit Meprolight USA® at the 2020 SHOT Show at booth #15138, January 21-24, 2020 in Las Vegas.

Stay current with Meprolight USA® at www.meprolight.com,

To learn more about the new Meprolight MX3 T Magnifier Scope, watch the above video.

MEPRO MX3 T open in the flipped, resting position

About Meprolight®:

Meprolight® is a leading International Electro-Optics company, developing, manufacturing and marketing systems for infantry, armed forces, law enforcement agencies, and civilian markets since 1990. Meprolight opened a US-based division, Meprolight USA®, in early 2019 to better serve its North American customers.

Meprolight provides comprehensive solutions with a wide array of combat-proven products; electro-optical solutions, night vision devices, digital Low light handheld devices, thermal target acquisition systems, and a variety of night sights and other tritium illuminated products for safety and security applications. www.meprolight.com

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SIG SAUER Introduces 6mm Creedmoor Elite Match Ammunition

 

107gr 6mm Creedmoor Elite Match

NEWINGTON, N.H., (November 7, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. extends its line of Elite Match premium competition ammunition with the addition of 6mm Creedmoor.

Featuring a 107gr Sierra MatchKing® bullet, the new 6mm Creedmoor Elite Match OTM load has a muzzle velocity of 2,950 fps and muzzle energy of 2,068 ft-lbs.

“6mm Creedmoor is a popular long-range round that performs well in wind thanks to its high ballistic coefficient and flat trajectory,” said Brad Criner, Senior Director, Brand Management and Business Development, SIG SAUER Ammunition. “We are pleased to offer this highly accurate round for competition shooters along with 6.5 Creedmoor and numerous other match grade loads.”

SIG Elite Match ammunition is currently available in the following calibers: 223 Rem, 300BLK, 308 Win, 30-06 Springfield, 300 Win Mag, 6mm Creedmoor and 6.5 Creedmoor.

SIG SAUER Elite Match ammunition features a temperature-stable propellant that delivers consistent muzzle velocity in all weather conditions.  Premium-quality primers ensure minimum velocity variations, and the shell case metallurgy is optimized in the SIG Elite Match OTM cartridge to yield consistent bullet retention round to round. All SIG SAUER rifle ammunition is precision loaded on state-of-the-art equipment that is 100% electromechanically monitored to ensure geometric conformity and charge weight consistency

The SIG SAUER 6mm Creedmoor Elite Match ammunition is now available for purchase at the https://www.sigsauer.com/store

All SIG SAUER Elite Ammunition is manufactured by SIG SAUER at its state-of-the-art ammunition manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Arkansas to the same exacting standards as the company’s premium pistols and rifles.  For more information, visit www.sigsauer.com/ammunition

Get Social: follow SIG SAUER on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for the latest news, product announcements, events, and updates.

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 in the U.S. and around the world.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

 

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HENSOLDT UK presents a new generation of its Integrated Navigation System

HENSOLDT UK presents Manta NEO

Manta NEO is the next-generation of the Kelvin Hughes Integrated Navigation System (INS), designed for all types of vessels up and to and including the largest state-of-the-art cruise ships.

At Europort in Rotterdam, HENSOLDT UK presents Manta NEO, the next-generation of its Kelvin Hughes Integrated Navigation System (INS), designed for all types of vessels up and to and including the largest state-of-the-art cruise ships.

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 07 November 2019 – Manta NEO has its roots in the original concept INS, going back to the early 2000s.

Introducing a simplified menu structure similar to mobile phones, as well as a much faster processor and a more secure Android-based platform, Manta NEO is the innovative successor of the original Manta. Manta NEO offers a market leading user interface for ease of operation, with full integration to all existing navigation equipment and sensors.

“When developing Manta NEO, our intent was to create a common structure across all integrated products within the platform,” explains Kevin Robertson, Director Cruise & Special Projects. “We have also made better use of the screen area to show radar and the information provided by the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS). The new Manta NEO Multifunction Displays (MFD’s) provide configurable access to all tasks critical to navigation – Radar, ECDIS, Conning Displays, Bridge Alarm Management, greatly improving situational awareness.

HENSOLDT UK builds on the legacy of its predecessor company Kelvin Hughes with decades of experience in radar, ECDIS and VDR systems in operation globally. With thousands of vessels operating Kelvin Hughes products, globally, high levels of confidence exist, for current and future customers, with regard to Manta NEO.

“Our initial target market are vessels where innovation is sought.  Use of the best solid-state radar available will provide the navigators with high definition situational awareness through data fusion”, explains Kevin Robertson. With Manta NEO, HENSOLDT UK will initially focus on the cruise and mega yacht sector, with great potential in merchant shipping where solid-sate radar had previously been considered to be an expensive “nice to have”.

About HENSOLDT

HENSOLDT is a global pioneer of technology and innovation in the area of defense and security electronics. The company is a market leader in civilian and military sensor solutions, developing new products to counter evolving threats based on disruptive concepts in such fields as big data, robotics and cyber security. With a workforce of some 4,300 employees, HENSOLDT generates revenues of more than 1 billion euros per year. www.hensoldt.net

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HENSOLDT Optronics GmbH • Carl-Zeiss-Strasse 22 • 73447 Oberkochen
Managing Directors: Andreas Hülle and Axel Salzmann
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Thomas Müller
Registered Office: Oberkochen
District Court of Ulm, HRB 500 995 • Ust ID / VAT: DE811880438
HENSOLDT Optronics GmbH • Carl-Zeiss-Strasse 22 • 73447 Oberkochen
Geschäftsführer: Andreas Hülle und Axel Salzmann
Aufsichtsratvorsitzender: Thomas Müller
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Oberkochen
Registergericht: Amtsgericht Ulm, HRB 500 995 Ust ID / VAT: DE811880438

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STREAMLIGHT® LAUNCHES ENDURO® PRO USB

Headlamp Features Spot and Flood Modes for Task Lighting and Color Recognition

EAGLEVILLE, PA, November 7, 2019 – Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, launched the Enduro® Pro USB, a headlamp with a 48 hour run time on low and two power LEDs and six output modes, for automotive technicians, industrial professionals and other users.  The new headlamp features a spot beam that uses a cool white LED for maximum illumination, and a flood mode that uses a High Color Rendering Index (CRI) LED with Streamlight’s proprietary Color-Rite TechnologyTM.

“The Enduro Pro USB offers flexible lighting options for automotive, industrial and other professional needs,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “The spot beam offers up to 200 lumens of bright white light for task illumination, while the flood mode can be used for color matching in auto detailing and painting, as well as for matching wire colors. And the headlamp’s 45-degree tilting head makes it very easy to use in a variety of settings.”

The Enduro Pro USB features high, medium and low levels of lighting in both spot and flood modes. On high, the headlamp’s spot beam delivers 200 lumens, 2,080 candela and a 91-meter beam distance, while the flood beam offers 145 lumens, 220 candela and a 30-meter beam distance. In spot mode, run times range from 6.25 hours on high to 48 hours on low; on the flood setting, run times range from 7 hours on high to 48 hours on low.  

The Enduro Pro USB is powered by a 2000 mAh lithium polymer cell, which recharges via a standard USB port in approximately four hours depending on voltage output. When the light is in use, colored LEDs indicate battery power levels.

The light’s case is constructed from tough polycarbonate thermoplastic material with elastomer over mold, and features an unbreakable polycarbonate lens.

The Enduro Pro USB measures 1.85 inches high, 2.19 inches wide and 1.7 inches deep, and weighs just 3.6 ounces with the lithium battery. The standard model includes an adjustable elastic head strap and USB cord. The industrial model includes an additional rubber strap and 3M® Dual Lock® for use on hard hats.

The new light offers a snap-on color cover that allows for changing from black to yellow. It is also IPX4 rated for water-resistant operation, and is impact-resistance tested to two meters. 

The Enduro Pro USB has an MSRP of $65.00 to $70.00 depending on the configuration, and includes Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty. 

About Streamlight

Based in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. has more than 45 years of experience making tough, durable, long-lasting flashlights designed to serve the specialized needs of professionals and consumers alike. Since 1973, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed high-performance flashlights, and today offers a broad array of lights, lanterns, weapon light/laser sighting devices, and scene lighting solutions for professional law enforcement, military, firefighting, industrial, automotive, and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. For additional information, please call 800-523-7488, visit streamlight.com

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FLIR ThermoSight Pro Thermal Riflescope Series

FLIR Systems, Inc.

The FLIR ThermoSight® Pro Series riflescopes sets the standard for thermal detection and classification. The entire ThermoSight Pro Series offers an uncompressed video signal, a high definition display, and recoil-activated video recording.
In this video, you’ll see how FLIR goes the extra mile with this line of thermal riflescopes!

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Now Shipping – Magpul Bipod – Sling Stud QD

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Join Alien Gear Holsters’ Veteran’s Month Giveaway!

America’s Veterans Month Giveaway!

Veteran’s Day is a day to honor all American Veterans, living and dead, for their service to our country. It takes tremendous courage for a soldier to risk it all to protect his/her country. The least we civilians can do is to offer thanks to these extraordinary men and women. Here are just some of the prizes we’re giving away!

  • A Custom AR15 from ARC Defense
  • A ShapeShift Core Carry Pack (Includes two OWB and two IWB options)
  • A Mantis X10
  • And More!

Join us in saluting our American Heroes for the sacrifices they made for our great nation!

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TrueTimber® Women’s Line is Built for Style and Performance

 

 

INMAN, S.C. – November 7, 2019 – TrueTimber pulled out all the stops with a versatile line designed specifically for women in the outdoors. This series of jackets and hoodies was made to have applications both on the hunt and throughout day to day use.

Using proven TrueTimber fabrics, this lineup was built to be high performance and comfortable at the same time. Each piece is designed with versatile colors accented by trusted TrueTimber camouflage patterns, making this line ready for the next hunt or the next trip into town.

“With this line, we wanted to build products that were as hardworking as the women that are going to be wearing them,” said TrueTimber CEO Rusty Sellars. “It was important to develop durable and functional pieces that are comfortable enough to not be limited to the field.”

Women’s Camo Fleece ¼ Zip

This jacket is constructed with 100% polyester and features a 280-gram fleece lining to combat chilling temperatures. The ¼ zip accessibility in addition to a raised collar make for easy transitions and added warmth. Available in Viper Snow.

Ladies Performance ¼ Zip

Made from a 100% polyester performance fabric, this jacket is perfect for women who stay on the move. The ¼ length zipper and raised collar keeps users warm and comfortable. Available in Burgundy/Conceal Snow and Charcoal Gray/Conceal Snow.

Ladies Hoodie

Built with a 100% polyester performance fabric, this hoodie is made for durability and comfort on the hunt or in a casual setting. It features reinforced drawstring pulls and a convenient front pocket. Available in Burgundy/Kanati.

Women’s Full Zip Camo Accented Hoodie

The comfort of a hoodie mixed with the convenience of a full-length zippered jacket. Constructed with a 100% polyester performance fabric, this hoodie features reinforced drawstring pulls and easily accessible front pockets. Available in Conceal Snow.

To learn more about the entire TrueTimber product line and see all available patterns, visit TrueTimber.com.

About TrueTimber

Founded in 2005, TrueTimber is based in Inman, South Carolina and is the most realistic, performance-driven camouflage brand in the industry. TrueTimber offers a wide variety of clothing items and accessories, featuring 27 distinct camo patterns that perfectly blend with their surroundings. The company spends countless hours researching, testing and seeking new technology to produce the most effective and lifelike camouflage patterns possible. TrueTimber products can be found in retailers across the United States and Canada, and it continues to be one of the fastest growing camouflage companies in the world. For more information about TrueTimber, visit TrueTimber.com.

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Hoppe’s Introduces New Dual-Side Lockable Gun Vise

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New Gun Vise Offers Secure, Durable Solution for Gun Cleaning Needs

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – November 7, 2019 – Hoppe’s the No. 1 name in gun care products, is pleased to introduce the company’s first and most complete firearm cleaning station on the market with the introduction of its new Hoppe’s Gun Vise. Designed to accommodate any cleaning need, the new Gun Vise sets itself apart from the competition by offering dual lockable sides that securely hold your firearm in place.

Constructed on a durable polymer frame designed to provide a life-time of use, the new Hoppe’s Gun Vise easily accommodates all styles of long guns, shotguns and other popular modern sporting rifles. Featuring the iconic Hoppe’s red and black colors, the new vise has been engineered to provide maximum convenience whether needing extra space for small parts or for adjusting the fit of your firearm through its multi-positional grip holder.

On the base of the new Gun Vise, multiple compartments provide ample storage and integral slots at the rear are conveniently placed for commonly used items like tools and cleaning rods. The new Hoppe’s Gun Vise also includes rubber over molded feet for extra security when placing on surfaces of all types.

“The new Gun Vise was a natural fit to the Hoppe’s line as it provides a perfect extension to our well-known line of gun care products and cleaning solutions,” said Laurie Kokoruda, Sr. Product Line Manager for Hoppe’s. “Not only does it provide a secure, yet simple solution for holding your firearm in place with its unique dual locking sides, but it also aligns perfectly with the Hoppe’s promise of making gun care easy and convenient.”

The new Hoppe’s Gun Vise has an MSRP of $59.99.

For more information on the new vise or any of the Hoppe’s legendary gun cleaning solutions visit www.hoppes.com.

Hoppe’s, a Vista Outdoor brand and makers of the legendary gun cleaning solution Hoppe’s No.9, serves shooter of all disciplines, and offers gun care products that meet the rigorous standards Frank Hoppe established more than 110 years ago.

About Hoppe’s

In 1903, Frank August Hoppe mixed nine chemicals and created the world’s most effective gun cleaner. As a well-trained young soldier, Frank knew that gun care went far beyond just a clean rifle, but actually helped to ensure his safety while on the front lines of battle. Since that time, Hoppe’s has emerged as the leading gun care company, having grown along-side hunters, shooters, and soldiers who depend on their firearms every day. It has remained the most trusted name in gun care by advancing and evolving technologies to meet those needs. From the ever-popular and versatile No. 9 and the quick and easy BoreSnake, to the marvel of efficiency we call Gun Medic, Hoppe’s is the only name you need to know for firearm cleaning and protection. For more information, visit www.hoppes.com.

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NSSF Promotes Gun Safety in Texas with $1 Million Grant from Governor’s Office

 

NSSF The Firearms Industry Trade Association

 

NSSF’s Project ChildSafe® program will encourage locked storage of firearms when not in use

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation®is making available firearms safety education materials to Texas communities after being awarded a $1 million grant earlier this year from the Office of Governor Greg Abbott. The goal of the initiative is to help reduce firearms accidents, theft and misuse, including suicide.

Texas selected NSSF as the recipient of the grant because of the strong track record of NSSF’s Project ChildSafe program, which for two decades has provided genuine firearms safety education to communities in all 50 states and the U.S. territories. Project ChildSafe is a firearms safety program created by gun owners for gun owners. It has distributed more than 38 million free firearm safety kits that include a gun lock through partnerships with more than 15,000 law enforcement departments.

“We are very grateful to the state of Texas for this $1 million grant and for their confidence and trust in NSSF and the Project ChildSafe program to promote responsible firearms ownership,” said NSSF President Joe Bartozzi. “We’ll be reminding gun owners that there’s a safe storage option that fits their lifestyle — whether it’s a gun lock, lockbox or full-size gun safe — that will help keep guns out of the wrong hands.”

NSSF has been the recipient of many grants to support expansion of its award-winning Project ChildSafe program, including most recently a $2.4 million federal grant through the U.S. Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Assistance.

NSSF will make its Project ChildSafe firearm safety kits, which contain a cable-style gun lock and safety brochure, available to communities through law enforcement agencies. The firearm safety kits can be ordered by law enforcement via the program’s website. In addition to the gun locks, partners will receive a poster reminding gun owners of the many gun safety resources at ProjectChildSafe.org, including firearm safety videos featuring McGruff the Crime Dog for young children, a video on how parents can talk to their kids about gun safety, a firearms and suicide prevention brochure, a child safety pledge and an infographic illustrating various safe storage devices for different lifestyles and budgets to secure firearms when not in use. NSSF’s “Own It? Respect It. Secure It.®” campaign is a component of all Project ChildSafe initiatives.

“We are looking forward to working with Texas communities and emphasizing that securely storing firearms when not in use is the number one way to help prevent accidents, misuse and thefts,” said Bartozzi.

Safe storage of firearms works. Fatal firearms accidents have declined by 50 percent from 1997 to 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with unintentional firearm deaths accounting for less than 1 percent of fatal accidents from all causes.

About NSSF

The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers nationwide. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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INVISIBLE LIMITED EDITION GUNS?

 

MKS Supply, Inc., Dayton, OH, November 2019 – New for 2020 are

Hi-Point’s “near visible” camo schemes.

Hi-Point’s new Moth Wing Mimicry pattern (shown above) works anywhere very effectively. Hi-Point’s lighter more subtle pattern called Kryptek Yeti (shown below). Both patterns are limited editions available for a limited time only in .45ACP and 10mm heading into early 2020. 

Camouflage that is tight in pattern and dark viewed close up will appear as a silhouette at any distance. The idea is to break up the shape of the object to be hidden at any distance with light and shadows.

When it comes to winter, white works best but if broken up with a pattern. this will work even better and remains incredibly effective in the summer world of shadows and shapes and can even at night by altering the recognizable profile.

Rugged reliable Hi-Points will shoot on a par or better than much more expensive carbines and will send the bullet just as fast as a carbine costing twice as much.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Barrel: 171/2 inches, threaded barrel (0.578x28TPI)
  • Calibers:.45ACP and 10mm (only with these limited patterns)
  • Sight: Iron with ghost ring
  • Overall length: 32 inches
  • Weight:7 pounds
  • Trigger: 6-pound single-stage
  • MSRP: .45ACP $415 and 10mm Automatic $449

MKS Supply, LLC

8611-A North Dixie Drive, Dayton, OH, 45414, 937-454-0363

info@mkssupply.com

www.mkssupply.com

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HAPSMobile Successfully Completes Second HAWK30 Solar HAPS Test Flight

 

HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO:9434) and minority-owned by AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), today announced the second successful test flight of the HAWK30 solar-powered high-altitude platform system (HAPS) that took place on October 23, 2019 (PT) at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

The test flight reached altitudes higher than those of the previous flight, and was conducted continuously for approximately one hour and 30 minutes. The HAWK30 successfully achieved more than two dozen test points, including 180-degree turns and further validation of avionics, power and propulsion performance. The team also simulated precise landing control on the runway, similar to its commercial operation concept.


Photo credit: NASA/Carla Thomas

After operations at AFRC, HAPSMobile plans to transport HAWK30 to the Hawaiian island of Lanai and is accelerating preparations to perform stratospheric test flights at Lanai within the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.

“We’re extremely pleased that the second test flight was a success. Seeing the HAWK30 fly gracefully, even under greater turbulence at higher altitudes, has given us confidence for future flights,” said Junichi Miyakawa, Representative Director & CTO of SoftBank Corp., and also President & CEO of HAPSMobile. “We’ll carefully verify the data from this test and move forward with preparations to conduct stratospheric flight tests. We’ll continue to work toward our ultimate goal of bridging the world’s digital divide and revolutionizing mobile connectivity by leveraging the HAPS platform.”

“Our team is delivering outstanding results to achieve our joint goal of addressing a very large market opportunity and connecting people around the globe,” said Wahid Nawabi, AeroVironment Chief Executive Officer and a Director of HAPSMobile. “This was our second consecutive successful test flight in which we achieved important program objectives and demonstrated AeroVironment’s unique solar HAPS capabilities and experience. We thank our flight test partner, NASA, for its ongoing support with their facilities and flight test range as we validate this innovative unmanned aircraft system.”

  • SoftBank, the SoftBank name and logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of SoftBank Group Corp. in Japan and other countries.
  • Other company, product and service names in this press release are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.

About HAPSMobile

HAPSMobile Inc. is a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that plans and operates a High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) business with the aim of bridging the world’s digital divide. HAPSMobile is primarily engaged in network equipment research and development for the HAPS business, construction of core networks, new business planning and activities for spectrum usage. AeroVironment, Inc. is HAPSMobile’s minority owner and aircraft development partner for “HAWK30,” a solar-powered unmanned aircraft designed for stratospheric telecommunications platform systems that flies approximately 20kms above ground in the stratosphere. HAPSMobile has a strategic relationship with Loon, a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. For more information, please visit https://www.hapsmobile.com.

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Barrett Secures Canadian DND contract

 

Perth, Western Australia, 6 November 2019 – Barrett Communications have recently been awarded a multiyear contract to supply the Canadian National Defence Department (DND) with Very High Frequency (VHF) radio communications equipment. This new contract follows on from the earlier contract awarded to Barrett in 2016.
The Barrett PRC-2080+ VHF radio systems are designed for multi-role military applications providing rugged reliable field proven communications. The PRC-2080+ system is offered in hand portable, manpack, vehicle, base and rebroadcast system configurations, giving flexibility for its deployment in the field.
Andrew Burt, Barrett Communications CEO commented “We have many exciting developments and contracts coming from the America’s right now. We are pleased to have secured this contract demonstrating the confidence the Canadian DND has in Barrett communications equipment.”

About Barrett Communications

Barrett Communications is the specialist Australian designer and manufacturer of commercial and tactical HF and VHF radio communication systems.
The Company’s global distribution to over 150 countries and customer support network in over 65 countries allows it to provide both OTS and turnkey network solutions to meet their clients’ exact requirements.
Since 1976 Barrett Communications has provided HF communications solutions to military, government, security, business and Non-Government organizations around the world.

Additional information about Barrett Communications is available at www.barrettcommunications.com.au

For further information contact:
Suzie Haworth
Marketing Officer
Phone: +61 8 6399 1361
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Barrett Communications

47 Discovery Drive, Bibra Lake, Western Australia 6163
Phone: +61 8 9434 1700 Fax: +61 8 9418 6757
https://www.barrettcommunications.com.au/

 


 

We are exhibiting at:
MILCIS 2019 | Canberra, Australia | 12th – 14th November 2019
Aidex 2019 | Brussels, Belgium | 13th – 14th November 2019

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Buckets of Federal’s Award-Winning Syntech Range Ammunition Now Available

ANOKA, Minnesota – November 6, 2019 – From the largest ammunition manufacturer of the world comes all-new Syntech Bulk Buckets boast 250 to 500 rounds packed in rugged plastic buckets that stack, store and transport easily. Shipments of this product have been delivered to dealers.

“Conventional ammunition causes metal-on-metal contact between the bullet and bore, which can shorten barrel life and rob accuracy. The polymer-encapsulated Syntech bullet prevents this, while eliminating copper and lead fouling,” explained Federal Handgun Ammunition Product Manager Chris Laack. “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. And now, we sell it by the bucket full.”

The one-of-a-kind TSJ projectile uses a polymer jacket to eliminate metal fouling and drastically reduce damaging barrel heat and friction. The bullet style also minimizes splash-back on steel targets. Its exclusive Catalyst primer provides hot, reliable ignition without the use of lead. There’s never been a better way to have an epic day at the range.

Features

  • 250- to 500-round loose bulk packs
  • Rugged plastic buckets stack, store and transport easily
  • Catalyst high-performance lead-free primer
  • Total Synthetic Jacket prevents metal fouling
  • Drastically reduces barrel heat and friction
  • Minimizes splash-back on hard targets

Part No. / Description / MSRP

  • AE9SJ2B500 / 9mm Luger 124-grain Syntech TSJ 500-count bucket / $193.95
  • AE9SJ2B250 / 9mm Luger 124-grain Syntech TSJ 250-count bucket / $96.95
  • AE40SJ1B350 / 40 S&W 165-grain Syntech TSJ 350-count bucket / $174.95
  • AE45SJ1B300 / 45 Auto 230-grain Syntech TSJ 300-count bucket / $187.95

Learn more at Federal and all its ammunition products visit: www.federalpremium.com.

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NEW! Ruger Precision Barrel Nut

You read that right.

We are now offering a new barrel nut that allows our Original Series handguards to fit on Ruger Precision Rifles (except for the Ruger Precision Rimfire .22LR).
It’s easy to order: when purchasing a handguard, select “Ruger Precision Rifle (+$15.00)” for your Barrel Nut Type.

GET SOME.

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STREAMLIGHT INTRODUCES USB RECHARGEABLE FLIPMATE

Rotating Bar Provides Area Lighting and Color Matching

EAGLEVILLE, PA, November 5, 2019 – Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting, launched the compact and powerful FlipMateTM, a USB rechargeable light with a blade that rotates 270 degrees on its body to provide area lighting as well as color matching. Offering four lighting options, the new light delivers up to 500 lumens.

The FlipMate includes cool white LEDs for bright area illumination and High Color Rendering Index (CRI) LEDs with Streamlight’s proprietary Color-Rite technology for automotive and industrial color matching applications. The light can stand on its tail-end with the light bar angled in any position. Its weighted base includes magnets for attaching the flashlight to metal surfaces for task-specific lighting. A handy folding hook to hang the light as a cordless drop light is also provided for added versatility.

“The FlipMate gives auto technicians and industrial workers two lights in one – area lighting to illuminate large areas anywhere on a vehicle, as well as color matching to identify differences in wiring, or in paint colors for detailing and painting jobs,” said Streamlight Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Michael F. Dineen. “It also features the convenience and cost savings of USB rechargeability.”

Featuring the latest in power LED technology, the FlipMate uses cool white LEDs to deliver 500 lumens on the high setting and 250 lumens on low, with run times of 2.5 and 5.75 hours, respectively. The light’s High CRI LEDs offer 400 lumens on high with a 2.5 hour run time; on low, they provide 200 lumens with a 6-hour run time.

The FlipMate uses a lithium ion 3800 mAh cell battery, which can be recharged via a USB cord; charge times vary depending on the USB source’s voltage. The light can also be recharged in 4.5 hours with an AC wall charger. The light is made from nylon and aluminum construction with a replaceable polycarbonate lens that is gasket-sealed.

Weighing just 8.7 ounces, the FlipMate is 4.58 inches in length, 1.3 inches thick, and 2.56 inches wide when folded. With the light bar fully extended, the FlipMate measures 7.94 inches in length.

The light is IPX4 rated for water-resistant operation and impact resistant to two meters.

The FlipMate has an MSRP of $125.00, and includes Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty. 

About Streamlight

Based in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. has more than 45 years of experience making tough, durable, long-lasting flashlights designed to serve the specialized needs of professionals and consumers alike. Since 1973, the company has designed, manufactured and marketed high-performance flashlights, and today offers a broad array of lights, lanterns, weapon light/laser sighting devices, and scene lighting solutions for professional law enforcement, military, firefighting, industrial, automotive, and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. For additional information, please call 800-523-7488, visit streamlight.com

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SIG Saturday is Coming!

SIG Saturday

Come join us on Saturday, November 30th 8am-6pm at the SIG SAUER Academy Pro Shop at 233 Exeter Rd in Epping, NH for our annual SIG Saturday sales event. This year we’re offering some amazing deals as well as great food, raffles and the ability to try before you buy!

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Galco is excited to announce a Corvus belt/IWB holster for the Glock 48!

 

 

 

Galco is excited to announce a Corvus belt/IWB holster for the very popular Glock 48!

With an open top for fast draw, adjustment for ride height and cant, virtually maintenance-free Kydex® construction, covered trigger for safety, and comfortable forward molding, the highly versatile Corvus is a superior modern choice for defensive carry.

Packaged set up for belt carry, the Corvus is swiftly and easily convertible to a highly concealable IWB holster. The Corvus comes complete with belt slots in both 1 ½” and 1 ¾” widths, as well as straps for conversion to inside the waistband carry. The modern layout is designed to accommodate most carry-style optical sights, while the deep sight rail accommodates suppressor-height sights.

With the Corvus, the serious gun carrier gets two fast, concealable holsters in one. Available in black ($82 MSRP) and carbon-fiber ($99 MSRP) finishes.

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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INDRA’S CYBER RANGE SOLUTION TRAINS 2,000 UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN THE LARGEST CYBERCOMPETITION HELD IN SPAIN

 

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· Students from 15 universities are participating in the Inter-University Cybersecurity League, promoted by the Civil Guard and based on Indra’s cyber training solution

· The competition, which has a multi-disciplinary approach, seeks to train young talents to protect the country against cyber attacks

· The call has been a huge success and exceeded all expectations, demonstrating the interest aroused by cybersecurity among young people

cyber range 3.2Madrid, November 6, 2019.- Around 2,000 university students from 15 universities across Spain are competing in the Civil Guard’s Inter-University Cybersecurity League, based on Indra’s Cyber Range cybertraining solution. In it they demonstrate their ability to counter real cyber attacks and protect our country’s basic services and companies.

More than 100,000 cybercrimes were recorded in Spain in 2018, a figure double the one recorded only two years earlier. Mobilizing young talent to protect the digital economy, which will be the pillar of our development, is a critical task.

To do so, the Civil Guard has launched the largest competition held to date in Spain in terms of the number of universities and students involved.

Students from the Universities of Cáceres, Albacete, La Coruña, Huesca, Valencia, Murcia, Oviedo, Valladolid, Logroño, Alcalá de Henares, Polytechnic of Madrid and Carlos III have already competed with each other using the Indra solution. It’s now the turn of students from the Autonomous University of Madrid and the University of Granada.

The winning teams will meet up in the final, to be held at the Civil Guard’s University Center on 15 and 16 November in Aranjuez (Madrid).

This Cyber League is different from all those organized to date. The Civil Guard wanted the participants to face challenges set upon the basis of a multi-disciplinary perspective.

In addition to demonstrating their technical capabilities, the teams must apply their knowledge of law, in order to establish the responsibilities entailed by their actions in the technological field, as well as their knowledge of economics and business, so as to calculate the cost of their strategy, and communication, to manage any reputational crises.

The head of the Cybersecurity team at Indra explains that the Inter-University League is enjoying huge success: “In the initial competitions there were an average of fifty participants, but the figure has now doubled. For the events in Madrid, the students enrolled at the five universities where it will be held total more than 1,000”.

The solution that trains armies and police forces

The students compete in Indra’s Cyber Range to demonstrate their ethical hacking and forensic analysis skills. The challenges to be overcome include finding evidence concealed in a system, detecting the vulnerabilities of a critical system and moving laterally and jumping from one system to another. In the forensic field, they analyze disks and computer memories and collect evidence.

Indra’s Cyber Range is a platform that has already been used by the Joint Command of Spanish Cyber Defense, the Civil Guard, the National Police Force, police forces from all over Europe, as well as NATO personnel and cyber defense specialists in European and Latin American armies. It’s a cutting-edge system that meets the international security and confidentiality standards and provides a highly demanding level of training.

About Indra

Indra (www.indracompany.com) 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 euros and had 43,000 employees, a local presence in 46 countries and business operations in more than 140 countries.

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SIG SAUER to Host Third Annual SIG Relentless Warrior Championship for Military Academy Cadets in 2020

NEWINGTON, N.H., (November 5, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the sponsorship of the Third Annual SIG Relentless Warrior Championship set for Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the SIG SAUER Academy (SSA) in Epping, New Hampshire.

The SIG Relentless Warrior Championship is the premier competitive shooting championship for nearly 100 of America’s future military leaders.  Cadets from the United State Military Academy at West Point will return to defend their 2019 title, along with the United States Air Force Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Texas A&M, and the Merchant Marine Academy to compete against one another through a high-level skills course to be named the “Ultimate Warrior.”

Chad Barber, Match Director, and Firearms Logistic Manager, SIG SAUER Academy, began, “for the 2020 SIG Relentless Warrior Championship we are planning an intense day of competition and camaraderie for the participating cadets.  We are developing a course of fire to include mission stages that will test the training, marksmanship, and leadership skills of these future military leaders.”

For the 2020 SIG SAUER Relentless Warrior Championship, Team SIG members, and professional competitive shooters, Max Michel, Lena Miculek, and Daniel Horner will serve as honorary match safety officers.  Team SIG members will also provide shooting clinics and demonstrations for the match participants.

“Supporting our military is the foundation that SIG SAUER is built upon, and we feel a deep sense of responsibility to the future of our nation’s military leaders,” added Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc.  “It’s an honor for everyone at SIG to host this elite competition and actively participate in the development of these cadets in their training to serve our country.”

The SIG SAUER Academy is located at 233 Exeter Road, Epping, New Hampshire.

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 visit: sigsauer.com.

FIREARMS  • AMMUNITION  • ELECTRO-OPTICS  • SUPPRESSORS  • AIRGUNS  • TRAINING

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New Cleaning Gear from Otis Technology

Ripcord® Multi-Caliber 10 Pack

Ripcord® Multi-Caliber 10 Pack

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CMC Triggers Announces the Release of its New Combat Curve Trigger (CCT™)

 

Su7V1Y_AFort Worth, Texas: Introducing the new CMC Triggers AR-15/AR-10 Combat Curve Trigger (CCT™) … The innovative design combines the comfort of the classic curve with the indexing of CMC’s patented flat trigger into one dynamic hybrid trigger bow for the modern warfighter. The CMC CCT™ has an exceptionally smooth feel, ultra-clean break, and an exceptional lock time and lightning-fast reset.
CMC Triggers is the original maker and manufacturer of the Drop-in Trigger Group for the AR-15/10 rifle since 2003. CMC’s critical sear engagement surfaces have a propriety machining process that renders superior surface finish and dimensional control. As compared to their competition, the techniques used to establish a 1-2 RMS surface finish as opposed to EDMing which leaves a pitty 32 RMS, compared to a mirror which is 0 RMS. CMC Triggers’ sear engagement overlap is six to eight times greater than their competitors. This provides a much safer trigger and enhances reliability.
CMC AR-15/AR-10 Combat Curve Trigger (CCT™) Features:

  • Single Stage Match Trigger
  • Ultra-crisp 3.5lb trigger pull with no creep prior to hammer release
  • Glass-smooth break with no feel of grittiness
  • Minimal lock time is designed into the assembly using controlled hammer weight and balance activated by a rocket wire hammer spring, assuring repeatable function with either commercial or military grade ammunition
  • Positive trigger reset allows a quick follow up shot on target
  • Trigger pull is factory pre-set and not user adjustable
  • Hand-assembled, and hand tested
  • Totally self-contained one-piece assembly
  • Includes CMC Anti-Walk Pin Set
  • Fits MIL-SPEC AR-15 and AR-10 style rifles
  • Made from 8620 Alloy Steel and S7 Tool Steel with machined tolerances of +/– .001″
  • Trigger is easy to install following the instructions: follow link www.cmctriggers.com/installation-instructions

All CMC products come with a Lifetime Warranty and are made in the U.S.A., CMC proudly designs all its products for Law Enforcement, Military, and Civilian use.
For more information about CMC Triggers and all the products, we offer please visit us at www.cmctriggers.com

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EAA’s MC312 Sport 12GA Shotgun

Up your 3-gun competition game with EAA’s MC312 Sport 12GA shotgun, loaded with winning features and not heavy on price.

Cocoa, Fla. (November 2019)European American Armory Corporation (EAA Corp.), importers of select quality and affordable handguns, rifles, and shotguns, announce the MC312 Sport 12GA shotgun in time for 2020 3-gun competition season. The action-packed sport of 3-gun has competitors engaging in targets from different distances and using three guns: rifle, pistol, and shotgun. The sport requires speed from the competitor and accuracy from the firearm. Firearms can take a beating during competition.

EAA’s MC312 Sport 12GA shotgun was designed to meet all the requirements for 3-Gun competition and give the competitor an extra edge with out-of-the-box performance that can stand up to any environmental abuse, all without a hefty price tag.

Made by Girsan under the direction of EAA, the MC312 Sport standard features include an enhanced loading port for quad loading, essential to save time on the field, and a red mag tube follower to allow for a visual on the empty chamber status. The fully-machined receiver features a low-profile machined Picatinny rail with a factory wide-view red dot optic. The low-profile rail keeps the shooters’ head on the gun and both eyes on the optic, avoiding what is commonly called “turkey neck” when the shooter raises his/her head looking for the target. That means, in competition, faster target acquisition, and increased accuracy.

All the MC312 controls are improved for ease of access, especially during a competition. A raised, vent rib with a mid-bead and fiber front sight on the barrel allows for a faster swing to access timed targets.

Other features on the MC312 inertia action shotgun include a 24” barrel and five choke tubes, a rubber butt pad and rotating bolt and common mag tube cap threads for optional upgrades.

EAA’s MC312 12GA shotgun platform proves itself time and time again to be one tough shotgun platform for sport shooting, hunting, and home defense. The MC312 Sport 12GA Shotgun will be available in January 2020 and backed by EAA’s limited lifetime warranty (optics warranty – one year).

MC312 Sport Shotgun Specifications:

  • Caliber: 12 GA (3” or 2 ¾”)
  • Action: Inertia-action
  • Barrel Length: 24”
  • Choke: Five screw-in chokes
  • Overall Length: 46”
  • Length of Pull: 14.25”
  • SRP: $ 599.00

For more information on EAA Corp., visit www.eaacorp.com

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.” www.eaacorp.com

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Understanding the difference between SDR and HDR

    There’s been a lot of excitement around the recent proliferation of software-defined radios. For those in the industry more familiar with traditional radios, this shift to SDR might be a big change, while for others it might be a welcome sign.

    It’s important to understand the difference between SDR and traditional or hardware-defined radios. This will provide the knowledge necessary for informed decision-making over whether your operation will benefit more from SDR or HDR.

    SDR versus HDR

    We most likely know all about the mechanical components used in traditional or HDR. Antennas, dials and knobs, receivers, and the like, that transmit and receive signals via radio waves. They’ve been around for decades, and they work just fine for many applications. However, in most instances, once these components leave the assembly line, you cannot modify them. What you buy is what you get.

    SDR, on the other hand, uses software modules and processors operating on a hardware platform to digitally recreate radio signal transmissions and receptions. This software may run functions that might include modulation and demodulation, frequency hopping and selection, or bandwidth changes, among a host of others depending on its specifications. Developers, service providers, and end-users can then configure and reconfigure the software to change the radio’s performance and capabilities so that it meets their specific needs.

    So which is better?

    There’s really no right or wrong answer to this question. Both SDR and HDR have their own benefits.

    For instance, due to the longevity and maturation of HDR, many people feel comfortable using this particular type of technology. However, the mechanical and physical components, in addition to any upgrades and replacements, cost money. Compounded by the size of some operations, any upgrades and replacements can be quite costly. There’s also a lack of flexibility in the functionality of HDR.

    Whereas, SDR provides that flexibility inherently missing from HDR technology. The ease of modifications and reconfigurations on the digital software makes updates and procedural repositioning a breeze.

    Barrett Communications’ new PRC-4090 product range has features that are very similar to mobile phones.

    Then again, those users more accustomed to traditional radios might find digital radio jarring and cumbersome. But new SDR products continue to hit the market that can alleviate this very problem. The newly launched PRC-4090, for instance, has an icon-based interface that functions very similarly to a mobile phone, which makes implementation much easier for those reluctant to move away from a traditional radio.

    For more information on what Barrett Communications’ equipment is best for your needs, get in touch with our team.

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    For the first time at MILIPOL Paris, RAFAEL will exhibit the Drone Dome counter-drone system and the FIREFLY Tactical Loitering Weapon System

     

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    November 4, 2019 – RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. is participating at MILIPOL PARIS 2019, 19-21 November and presenting a comprehensive suite of solutions for Border, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Energy Facilities, Sea Ports, Coastline and Offshore Protection with SISDOME, a High-End integrated Security Solutions system array, enhancing the abilities of its operators to expert level by using smart algorithms and procedure automation, thus reducing manpower and dramatically improving efficiency.

    For the first time at MILIPOL Paris, RAFAEL will exhibit the DRONE DOME, an operational, off-the-shelf system, ready-to-use anti-drone system. DRONE DOME is an innovative system designed to provide effective airspace defense against hostile and stray drones which integrates detection, classification, identification, and neutralization sub-systems, providing an end-to-end, mobile, quick response anti-UAV defense solution for sensitive sites and airspace. Drone Dome has already been chosen as an anti-drone defense system by a number of countries around the world.

    Rafael's SPIKE FireFly (1)

    Also on display for the first time at MILIPOL Paris is RAFAEL’s FIREFLY, a revolutionary miniature tactical loitering weapon system from the SPIKE Family, weighing only 3 kg, to provide Precision Attack Capabilities for the Dismounted Soldier fighting within an urban arena where situation awareness is limited, the enemy is behind cover, and precision is critical.

    RAFAEL’s extensive experience and ground-breaking, combat-proven technologies found in systems, such as the DRONE DOME, IRON DOME, TROPHY, SPIKE and many others, also extended to the development of intelligence, data processing, integrated defense solutions for a wide variety of needs and applications, including Data Fusion, Intelligence Analysis, Critical Asset Protection, Unmanned Systems, Cyber defense, etc.

    CYBER DOME – From Cyber-Security to Cyber-Defense

    CYBER DOME is a comprehensive solution, tackling advanced cyber threats, campaigns and challenges. The Cyber Dome architecture is composed of multiple layers of defense – from the traditional up to the most complex ones – including unique technology for handling multi-classification information and SCADA systems. The Cyber Dome’s main goal is to identify the customer’s real operational needs, to provide an optimal solution to their challenges. Rafael is the prime contractor of three nation-wide Cyber defense programs in Israel and abroad. These programs include by the National Cyber Center (CERT) in Beersheba, and protection of the Bank of Israel’s credit Registry. In 2018, Rafael was chosen to implement a cyber defense solution for the Argentinean Ministry of Defense, in which it delivered and implemented a comprehensive cyber defense solution initiated as part of the preparation for the 2018 G20 Summit.

    WISDOM STONE – Big Data Fusion and Analysis Platform

    WISDOM STONE is an efficient, adaptable, scalable, and robust Big Data platform. The platform enables the customer to reveal hidden patterns, connections and activities. Wisdom Stone facilitates advanced tools for real-time analysis, data mining, and information visualization capabilities. Wisdom Stone is suitable for use by Defense Forces, Military, Homeland Security (HLS), Intelligence, Organizations and Enterprises.

    HD LITE – High resolution, lightweight aerial reconnaissance System developed for autonomous, high quality & accurate intelligence gathering, consists of an airborne payload and a Ground Exploitation Station. HD Lite offers independence of operation for military, homeland security and civilian applications.

    If you would like to make an appointment and hear more about Rafael’s solutions from our experts, please kindly contact Mr. Ishai David at ishaid@rafael.co.il.

    Please come visit RAFAEL’S stand 5D 025. We look forward to seeing you there!

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    Southeast Asian Military Customer Awards AeroVironment $6.4 Million Raven Tactical UAS Follow-On Contract Award

     

    • New order expands customer’s fleet of Raven systems

    • Raven is the most widely used military unmanned aircraft system in the world

    • AeroVironment’s Family of Tactical UAS are deployed by more than 45 allied governments

    SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 4, 2019 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced it received a firm fixed-price contract valued at $6,408,542 from an existing Southeast Asian military customer on September 17, 2019 for additional Raven® unmanned aircraft systems. Delivery is anticipated within 12 months.

    “With nearly two decades of combat-proven effectiveness, Raven is a mainstay workhorse for this customer’s military, other allied governments, and the U.S. military because it gives troops closest to the fight immediate eyes in the sky to gain lifesaving situational awareness anywhere and at any time,” said Rick Pedigo, vice president of sales and business development at AeroVironment.  “Raven’s ruggedness, small footprint and sensor capabilities ensure that allied forces throughout the world have a profound advantage at a moment’s notice in the most extreme environments.”  

    AeroVironment’s Raven system is designed for rapid deployment and high mobility for applications requiring low-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. With a wingspan of 4.5 feet and weighing 4.2 pounds, the hand-launched Raven provides aerial observation, day or night, at line-of-sight ranges up to approximately 6.2 miles (10 kilometers). With its stabilized gimbaled payload, the Raven delivers real-time color or infrared imagery to ground control and remote viewing stations.

    AeroVironment is participating in the Defense and Security 2019 Exhibition and Conference in Bangkok, Thailand from November 18 through 21.  Please visit AeroVironment at Booth U03 or at www.avinc.com to learn more.

    About AeroVironment Tactical UAS

    The RQ-20A/B Puma™, Puma™ LE, RQ-11B Raven®, RQ-12A Wasp®, together with VAPOR® Helicopter UAS comprise AeroVironment’s family of tactical unmanned aircraft systems. This Family of Systems provides increased capability to the warfighter that gives ground commanders the option of selecting the appropriate aircraft based on the type of mission to be performed. This increased capability has the potential to provide significant force protection and force multiplication benefits to small tactical units and security personnel. AeroVironment provides logistics services worldwide to ensure a consistently high level of operational readiness. AeroVironment has delivered thousands of new and replacement small unmanned air vehicles to customers within the United States and to more than 45 allied governments.

    About AeroVironment, Inc.

    AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) provides customers with more actionable intelligence so they can proceed with certainty. Based in California, AeroVironment is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems and tactical missile systems, and serves defense, government, and commercial customers. For more information visit www.avinc.com.

    Safe Harbor Statement

    Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are made on the basis of current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors outside of our control, that may cause our business, strategy or actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, our ability to perform under existing contracts and obtain additional contracts; changes in the regulatory environment; the activities of competitors; failure of the markets in which we operate to grow; failure to expand into new markets; failure to develop new products or integrate new technology with current products; and general economic and business conditions in the United States and elsewhere in the world. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, see the reports we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

    Contacts

    AeroVironment, Inc.
    Steven Gitlin
    +1 (805) 520-8350
    pr@avinc.com

    Mark Boyer
    For AeroVironment, Inc.
    +1 (310) 229-5956
    mark@boyersyndicate.com

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    Introducing the Concealable belt holster for the SIG-Sauer P365/Streamlight TLR-6 combination

     

    Galco is excited to announce a Concealable™ belt holster for the compact and efficient SIG-Sauer® P365/Streamlight TLR-6® combination!

    The Concealable holster is one of Galco’s most recognizable and innovative belt holsters. Its unique two-piece construction is contoured on the body side to the natural curve of the hip, keeping all the molding on the front of the holster, allowing for significantly more comfortable carry and a narrower profile than an ordinary pancake type holster.

    Hand-molded to fit specific handguns, the Concealable features a deeply hand-molded exterior for excellent retention and superior appearance, firing grip accessibility for speed, double-stitched seams for durability, and covered trigger for safety. The Concealable is constructed of premium saddle leather and made to fit belts up to 1 1/2″ wide.

    Available in black or Havana brown, the Concealable retails for $129.

     

    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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    SIG SAUER Super Target Air Pistol and New Line of Pellets Now Available

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    Newington, N.H. (November 4, 2019) – SIG SAUER is pleased to announce the SIG SAUER Super Target .177 caliber, single-shot pneumatic air pistol is now available, along with a new line of pellets from SIG AIR. The new Super Target is a highly accurate, all-metal, entry-level 10-meter target pistol featuring a 7.5-inch rifled barrel for increased accuracy and a crisp, fully-adjustable trigger.

    “We are excited to offer our first pneumatic air pistol and the Super Target truly lives up to its name. It is a super pistol for target shooting – accurate and precise, delivering match-grade performance,” said Matt Handy, Director, SIG AIR

    The Super Target is designed and optimized for ease of use with a muzzle velocity of up to 400 fps. To operate the Super Target, simply release the slide by pulling the hammer back, while simultaneously pulling the slide up and over until completely open. Insert the pellet, close it, and you are ready to fire. The Super Target is powered through a pneumatic operation system and requires no CO2 cartridge for use.

    Super Target Air Pistol:

    Total length: 10.25”

    Barrel length: 7.5”

    Weight: 2.5 lbs

    Finish: All Metal/Wood Grips

    Muzzle Velocity: up to 400 fps

    Caliber: .177

    Capacity: 1

    Power Source: Single-stroke pneumatic

    MSRP: $399.99

    SIG SAUER is now offering the following new airgun pellets:

    The Zero Pb is a hollow point lead pellet available in .177 and .22 calibers with bullet weights of 8.18gr and 16.66gr respectively. This pellet is designed for pest control and hunting small game.

    The Dagger Pb is a domed lead pellet available in .177 (8.18 gr) and .22 (16.66 gr)

    calibers and is optimal for pest control. It is also great for training, target practice and plinking.

    The Venom Pb is a round lead pellet available in .177 (7.87gr) and .22 (14.50 gr) calibers. This pellet is optimal for training and great for plinking.

    The Match Pb is a flat lead pellet optimized for training and great for plinking. Available in .177 cal (7.71gr).

    The SIG AIR Super Target and new line of pellets are now available for purchase at the sigsauer.com/store.

    For more information on SIG SAUER airguns, visit sigsauer.com/airguns.

    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 in the U.S. and around the world.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

     

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    CAMELBAK’s BFM™ 100OZ MIL SPEC CRUX

     

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    One more backpack is never too many, especially when you’re talking about CAMELBAK’s BFM™ 100OZ MIL SPEC CRUX

    CAMELBAK’s BFM™ 100OZ MIL SPEC CRUX is one of the best packs I’ve had the opportunity to review in quite some time. It’s a military grade load bearing system that is innovative, flexible and durable. At an M.S.R.P. of $300, plus $40 to $50 for the reservoir, it’s not inexpensive, but you’ll be getting something that will serve your needs for years to come. Everything on this pack is top of the line, period end of sentence.

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    HoVR 5-20×50 Available Now!

    Looking to try a HORUS reticle?

    Then the HoVR 5-20×50 First Focal Plane is the scope for you! Providing all the features you need to optimize the use of a HORUS reticle without paying for all the features you don’t.
    It offers outstanding clarity, crispness, and color contrast at every magnification setting, offering excellent performance at both close and long ranges. It features side parallax adjustment, capped windage turret, and a zero set elevation turret which allows a quick return to your initial zero setting, regardless of how many elevation adjustments you’ve made.
    The fast focus eyepiece makes for quick diopter setting and throw lever enables easy magnification adjustment without taking your eye out of the scope.
    With the HoVR 5-20×50 accurate and long range shots have never been easier!

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    Choose the Right Thermal Reticle for your Rifle

    One of the criticisms surfacing all too often is the lack of tutorials and other learning aids to inform the first time thermal buyer. I had the opportunity to go through what FLIR presented in the “The Perfect Reticle” and found it to be concise, and very informative. If your considering thermal imagining weapon sights, this article will provide you with most of the information you’ll need to make the right decisions.

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    Kopfjäger Ambush: Bringing Stability to your Deer Blind

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    clip_image004(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Eliminate fatigue and beat buck fever: Kopfjäger’s obsessively engineered Ambush Rest Kit is designed to reduce fatigue, improve safety and fill tags, providing rock-solid support for your favorite rifle in your deer stand.

    The Kopfjäger Ambush Support Assembly (KJ85005) is a patent-pending stabilizing arm designed to mount effortlessly to the interior wall of your box blind. Used in conjunction with Kopfjäger’s Reaper Grip and a bipod (sold separately), the Ambush’s innovative design frees up valuable space in your deer blind, eliminating the need for a tripod or shooting stick. The Ambush combined with a Reaper Grip gives shooters of all ages and capabilities the confidence they need to make a precise shot. Though the Ambush is a useful tool for all hunters, it is especially practical for young, elderly and disabled hunters, due to its load-bearing qualities and ease-of-use.

    clip_image006The Ambush Shooting Rest Kit (KJ85005K) comes complete with a bipod and Reaper Grip Rest. The Reaper’s curved grip anchors your rifle to the rest and is angled to secure both tapered and straight stocks. The Reaper Grip’s patent-pending hinge block boasts pan rotation and tilt range of a combined 109 degrees (21 degrees up and 87 degrees down).

    Dealers and individuals interested in learning more about Kopfjäger products should email sales@kopfjagerindustries.com.

    About Kopfjäger

    Founded in 2012, Kopfjäger Industries’ focus began with a “deer blind rifle rest.” Scores of drawings, prototypes and patents ultimately led the company into the uncharted territory of tripod mounted gun rests, beginning with the Reaper Rest in 2014. Soon after, in 2015, Kopfjäger unveiled the Reaper Grip. Beginning in 2016, the Reaper Grip paved Kopjäger’s way to the top of multipurpose gun rest innovation. Since then, Kopjäger’s growth has positioned the company as the clear industry leader in mission-oriented gun rests for elite military units, competitive shooters and hunting enthusiasts.

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    M81 LIMITED RELEASE

     

     

    M81 Woodland (#godsplaid) has landed!

    They’re here and available NOW!!!! Limited Time / Limited availability. American Defense Mfg  Republic Rifle M81 Woodland Camo cerakote UIC15’s.
    Available in the following configurations:

    • Receiver set with 9″ or 13.5″ rail
    • Complete AR Pistol
    • Complete Rifle 14.5″ or 16″

    The complete variants come standard with G2S Triggers, MBUS Pro Flip sights, Magpul or SBA3 Pistol Brace.
    After placing your order, please have your receiving FFL email a signed copy of theirs to
    sales@admmfg.com

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    DELTA 5 Barrel Conversion Kits Available Now!

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    CHANGE CALIBER IN MINUTES!

    Now, you can easily switch the caliber of your DELTA 5 with this barrel conversion kit. We’ve taken the modularity found in our ARs and adopted it for the bolt-action rifle by attaching the barrel via a barrel extension. With the included ½” barrel nut wrench, you can swap barrels in minutes. No gunsmith required!

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    DELTA 5® Barrel

    6.5 Creedmoor | 24”

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    DELTA 5® Barrel

    .308 Winchester | 20”

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