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The Defense Target II from RE Factor Tactical

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

The Defense Target II is designed to give you an enhanced training experience by offering one target that can be customized with multiple stickers. The Defense Target II features an individual that can transform from an FBI agent to an office active shooter to a business no-shoot with the simple change of our customized stickers. This allows the target to be used in multiple different scenarios. Available sticker areas include:
Left Hand
Right Hand
Hip
Chest

The Defense Target II Explained

Each sticker is designed to perfectly match up with the target’s hands, chest area or hip to create a new target scenario that appears natural to the shooter. This allows instructors to take one target and change scenarios rapidly. By changing the target constantly, students are forced to look at different places on the body to make the right decision of whether or not the target is a threat.

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The Defense Target II matches up with the varied stickers (sold separately). These stickers overlay on the right hand, left hand, chest and hip seamlessly. These durable 3 Mil stickers allow for hundreds of target variations. Stickers are designed to be used while wearing gloves.

Target Scoring

The Defense Target’s scoring areas are designed to be as close to the average human’s anatomy as possible. The “5” head box measures the average width and height of a human head while the “5” heart box is purposefully offset slightly right (target’s left) and sized to the average human heart. Both “5” areas are designed to mimic a kill zone. The “4” zones match the average lung size and pelvic girdle area and are designed to mimic a shot in which death is probable but not guaranteed. The “3” represents the outline of the average human body and represents an area where death is possible but not likely.

23 x 35″
Made and Printed in the USA

**IMPORTANT** Defense Target Stickers are sold separately.

American Defense Mfg to Attend 36th Annual NTOA Conference

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

New Berlin, WI.  August 2019 – American Defense Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer in high quality, high performance firearms and accessory mounts, will be attending the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) show in Orlando, FL. August 18-19 at Booth # 1140.

The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the law enforcement community. NTOA currently has more than 40,000 members from specialties that include patrol, TEMS, crisis negotiations, canine, corrections, sniper, protective operations, explosives, command, tactical dispatchers, behavioral sciences and more.  The NTOA conference is the national event attracting over 1,000 officers from approximately 400 agencies across the country and throughout the world.

In 2019, the NTOA fully tested and approved the ADM UIC15 MOD 1 LE 5.56 and UIC10 .308 systems, both earning its well-regarded recommendation.  The ADM rifle systems underwent testing by NTOA evaluators and was judged on characteristics like quality, ease of use, performance, design and versatility.

The UIC MOD 1 LE rifle combines premium components, exceptional performance and accuracy through precision manufactured barrels, and dependability that law enforcement agencies can count on day after day. It provides officers with full ambidextrous controls to include charging handle, safety selector, magazine release, and bolt catch and release to improve the usability whether left or right handed. In addition, American Defense is committed to supporting agencies beyond the sale by providing immediate, temporary replacement of any American Defense rifle used in a critical incident and taken out of service for evidentiary purposes.

In addition, American Defense’s “Ready Reserve” Program provides immediate, temporary replacement of any ADM rifle that is destroyed in the line of duty in order to reduce department disruption and maintain 100% stock in the department’s armory.

Please stop by booth #1140 to take advantage of our Department T/E program and Individual Officer Price Specials.   For more information on these and other American Defense products, please visit www.admmfg.com or call 262.780.9831.

Kitanica – Magnum Shirt

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Inspired by Hawaiian styling, the Magnum Shirt from Kitanica is a more muted version of tropical wear.

Designed to be worn tucked or untucked, this button down front shirt includes a chest pocket as well as pleated back. Made from 4.3 oz 65/35 poly/cotton and offered in Grey or Diamond Plate Grey in sizes Small – XXLarge.

Made in the USA!

www.kitanica.net/THE-MAGNUM

Medical Assault Combat Belt System awarded NSNs

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Medical Belt with Choices of Belt Pads, Pouches and Harness – designed to replace the 18D’s Medical Assault Chest Harness.

NSN: 8465-01-675-2118
NSN: 8465-01-675-2107

Previously with too much medical gear in an inaccessible pack, half of the medic’s load needs to be moved to an easy to access belt pouch system. The S.O.TECH Medical Belt System provides the medic with a choice of pouches mounted to a load bearing belt which can be suspended optionally from a shoulder harness (included). The load bearing belt is comprised of three elements, a strength rated safety belt, a contoured padded MOLLE over belt, and a slim padded MOLLE over belt (note that there is one safety (riggers cobra belt) and two sleeves per kit). This provides options for long duration use and for short term low profile use. The belts have optional anchor points for the harnesses’ quick disconnect buckles (some medics will want a harness, others will prefer it without a shoulder harness). The belts are designed so the medic can spin the belt around the waist placing the needed pouches to the front. * Belts are sized small/medium or large/X-large.

Full TMMCS Description: sotechtactical.com/collections/tmmcssystem

Gentex Corporation Awarded GSA Contract for Ops-Core AMP Communication Headset

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

GENTEX CORPORATION AWARDED GSA SCHEDULE 84 CONTRACT FOR OPS-CORE AMP™ COMMUNICATION HEADSET

Configurable headset solution delivers 3D Hear-Through and advanced hearing protection for combat operations

August 13, 2019

Carbondale, PA, August 13, 2019. Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel announced it has been awarded a Schedule 84 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the procurement arm of the federal government, for its Ops-Core  AMP Communication Headset. GSA Schedule 84 provides federal agencies with security, fire, and law enforcement equipment and services. The contract period is five years, with three separate five-year options.

“This GSA award provides a streamlined contract vehicle for federal customers to purchase our innovative new Ops-Core AMP Communication Headset, a rapid modernization path for those organizations looking to update their situational awareness, communication, and protection capabilities,” said Tom Short, Vice President Ground Systems, Gentex Corporation. “It also allows Gentex Corporation to continue its expansion of its growing communications and hearing protection product portfolio into the federal marketplace and complements existing GSA contracts held by the company.”

Introduced in the fall of 2018, the Ops-Core AMP Communication Headset features 3D Hear-Through Technology, which restores and enhances the operator’s “natural hearing” of the outside environment for improved situational awareness in high noise environments, while also providing robust hearing protection with a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 22db. With the addition of optional wire-free, battery-free, Near Field Magnetic Induction (NFMI) Earplugs, NRR is increased to 34dB, while maintaining clear-communication audio and ambient hear through. For optimal flexibility and mission performance, the modular headset can be easily configured to meet a wide range of mission needs with options for headband or helmet rail-mounted use, single or double hearing protection, left- and right-handed configurations of headset downlead cable and boom microphone, and single or multi-channel communications. To learn more about the headset, go to www.opscore.com.

Federal customers can access information about the Ops-Core AMP Communication Headset through the GSA Schedules e-Library by searching by contract number (Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) GS-07F-0430K), or other keywords denoting the product or service being sought. They can also place orders on-line through GSA Advantage.

The GSA carefully evaluates companies to determine their capability for providing products to the government. The assessment analyzes a variety of a corporation’s capabilities, including organizational structure, performance history, customer satisfaction, and other source selection criteria.  Holding this contract demonstrates that Gentex Corporation is recognized as a preferred vendor and is fully authorized to conduct business directly with government agencies. To learn more about GSA visit gsa.gov.

TYR Tactical Tuesday – Daniel Horner Joins TYR Family As Sponsored Shooter

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Please join us in welcoming champion shooter, Daniel Horner, to the TYR Tactical® family as our newest Brand Ambassador.

“I’m thrilled to be an ambassador of TYR Tactical because I’ve had the opportunity to use their equipment for several years and it has never let me down,” said Daniel. “The quality is the best in the world, as are the people who work there.”

 

Daniel is undoubtedly the best multi-gun shooter in the world. Over his 20 years of competitive shooting, Daniel has accumulated hundreds of wins under his belt. During his 13 years at the prestigious United States Army Marksmanship Unit, he dominated the multi-gun circuit and won several of the most elite team sniper matches is the United States. After leaving active duty, Daniel is excited to continue his unrivaled performance in the shooting sports.

Daniel’s competitive edge and skills cross over to all types of shooting. He has taken the lessons learned from competitive shooting and has used them to prepare soldiers, sailors, Marines, and airmen for combat.

 

When Daniel isn’t shooting, instructing, or assisting with product development, he enjoys duck hunting with his best boy, a black Labrador retriever, named Zeus. Daniel lives in South Georgia with his wife, step-daughter, and four dogs. “I look forward to bringing the TYR Tactical brand even more visibility; I use Tyr Tactical products just about every day either hunting, training, or competing,” said Daniel.

 

Arc’teryx Acrux TR GTX Boot

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

The new Acrux TR GTX is designed for multi day trekking over complex terrain. The boot combines a Super Fabric upper with full rubber rand and a Gore-Tex lining, all atop a Vibram Megagrip outsole. Offered in sizes 7-11 (half) and 12. 26.6 oz per boot.

arcteryx.com/us/en/shop/mens/acrux-tr-gtx-boot

Dutch Army Receives Initial Revision Helmets

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

The Netherlands have received their initial batch of new combat helmets from Revision. They anticipate a full scale rollout in 2020, with full fielding completed by 2022.

The military police version will be all Black while regular forces will be issued Green helmets with Netherlands Fractal Pattern Green and NFP Tan covers.