Tag Archives: Kestrel

Images From SOFIC 2019

SOFIC ( Special Operations Force Industry Conference) is an annual conference held in Tampa, Florida. The event is organized by NDIA and USSOCOM, and it’s the premier SOF centric conference and exhibit  in the world. Exhibitors from all over the … Continue reading

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4DOF ballistic trajectory solutions now available in Kestrel meter

AMMUNITION  |  BULLETS  |  RELOADING  |  SECURITY  |  TEAM HORNADY NEW! KESTREL BALLISTICS IS NOW TAKING PRE-ORDERS Kestrel® 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter with Hornady®4DOF® Combining complete onsite environmental measurements with the precise trajectory solutions of the integrated Hornady 4DOF® ballistics … Continue reading

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New From Kestrel® Kestrel HUD & Kestrel Ballistics 2700.

  Kestrel® 2019 New Products A couple of new offerings for 2019 from Kestrel®. The Kestrel HUD($399), Kestrel HUD Remote, and the Kestrel Ballistics 2700 ($179). The Kestrel 2700 features the Applied Ballistics® Ultralite engine.  More information including a launch … Continue reading

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Sig Sauer® BDX™ Inter-connectivity.

  Sig Sauer® & Garmin® Cooperation. The Sig Sauer® BDX™ can now connect to your Garmin® and Kestrel® devices featuring AB Elite. We have uploaded these videos and more on our YouTube channel, so make sure you subscribe and hit … Continue reading

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Exclusive Black Friday offer!

Limited time: Kestrel + Nightforce + Accuracy 1st  – $500+ savings = Unbeatable ValueSave big on this Black Friday special! Ideal for any shooter looking to extend their range -this bundle includes the tools you need to make long-range hits … Continue reading

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Kestrel Ballistics Meters At Shot Show 2017

See Kestrel Ballistics Meters in Action at SHOT Booth 1946 Kestrel has been working hard for the last year to bring you new innovations in the science of accurate shooting. To see soon-to-be-released feature additions to the Kestrel Elite with … Continue reading

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New Firmware Available For Kestrel 5700 Elite Meter with Applied Ballistics

Kestrel 5700 Elite (Link) with Applied Ballistics owners, be sure to connect to your Kestrel Link App (IOS or Android) to upgrade your meters to the latest firmware revision.

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Bryan Litz On Setting Up Your Rifle

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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TEN HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT ARE SURE TO MAKE SOMEONE VERY HAPPY (1–5)

  Spyderco added a new interpretation to its highly successful Para Military 2. The new for 2016 Para Military 2 Dark Blue is the company’s latest addition to its Dark Blue line of CPM S110V knives. In this review, I … Continue reading

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Bryan Litz On Rifle Selection For Long Range Competition

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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Bryan Litz On Wind

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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BRYAN LITZ ON SETTING UP YOUR RIFLE

  Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Kestrel Sportsman LiNK with Kestral LiNK Ballistics App

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

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Sneak Preview: Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter AND Kestrel Link Ballistic App

We’re putting the wraps on what I think you’ll find an interesting read, our upcoming review of Kestrel’s Sportsman weather meter with Applied Ballistics software and the Kestrel Link Ballistics App. The combined technology is setting new standards for developing … Continue reading

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Nielsen-Kellerman Launches New Website For Long-Range Shooters

Boothwyn, PA – April 7, 2016 – Nielsen-Kellerman (NK), creators and manufacturers of Kestrel® Weather & Environmental Meters, has announced the official launch of their new website, http://www.KestrelBallistics.com. The new site features an educational section, “Schoolhouse,” containing a regularly updated … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics Seminar – 2016 Tour

  Registration is now open for 3 more dates in locations around the USA.  Spring 2016Addison/Dallas, TexasMay 23 – – 24 Sign up Summer 2016Tustin, MichiganJuly 18 – 19 Sign up Fall 2016Sophia, NCNov. 3 – 4 Sign up Who:  … Continue reading

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BRYAN LITZ ON BALLISTIC TRUING

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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BRYAN LITZ ON THE APPLIED BALLISTICS KESTREL

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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Setting Eunit And Wunit Parameters In Kestrel’s AB Weather Meters

It’s Friday and time for our weekly shoot-the-shit. We hope the Force has been with you throughout the week. Today, we’d like to shed some light on a topic that requires a bit of illumination – How to properly setup … Continue reading

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Bryan Litz On Density Altitude

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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Barometric Pressure And Altitude

T.G.I.F. It’s time for our weekly shoot-the-shit topic. This week  we continue where we left of with last Friday’s Station Pressure vs. Barometric Pressure topic. What is a shoot-the-shit? It’s a social interaction during which participants can make any claim … Continue reading

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Station Pressure vs. Barometric Pressure

It’s Friday and time for our weekly shoot-the-shit topic. This week we thought it would be productive to discuss the weather. More specifically station pressure vs. barometric pressure. For precision shooters; particularly long range shooters (i.e. 800 meters and beyond), … Continue reading

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The Applied Ballistics Story

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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Bryan Litz On Long Range Shooting Error

  Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics Announces The Kestrel Companion Mobile App

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

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Kestrel NK

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

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Kestrel 4500s With Applied Ballistics Software Are Now Shipping…

Earlier in the year we mentioned that the folks at Kestrel will soon have a version of the 4500NV running the Applied Ballistics software. That moment is upon us. The joint venture between both companies gives users a great alternative … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2013–Kestrel 4600 Heat Stress Tracker

When Kestrel introduced its Heat Stress Tracker, the company made it possible for every soldier to monitor his or her own exposure to heat stress. Prior to its inception, the U.S. Army only monitored conditions for a general area, which … Continue reading

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Vectronix’s Terrapin Pocket Laser Range Finder

There are laser range finders and then there is a Vectronix PLRF.  The Terrapin offers robustness, reliability and accuracy at a manageable price point. If you’re a law enforcement organization struggling with diminishing budgets the Terrapin will give you basic … Continue reading

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Look For Continuing Development Of Kestrel’s Ballistics Weather Tracker™ with Horus® ATrag® Software

The United States of America is indeed blessed with a veritable cornucopia of talent, and nowhere is this more evident than in the defense industrial complex. The companies that make up this huge fabric are creative and committed to providing … Continue reading

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Neilsen Kellerman at SOFIC 2011

Nielsen Kellerman exhibited their latest and greatest version of their flagship wind meter, the Kestrel HORUS ATrag wind meter. What separates their latest rendition from its other instruments is that the Kestrel HORUS ATrag is specifically designed for military and … Continue reading

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