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Partners in Arms: Duke Cannon and World of Tanks Release “Big Ass Tank Soap”

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Men’s grooming brand enlists Wargaming to strengthen soap arsenal and offer fans in-game goods

WAYZATA, Minn. (May 18, 2017)- Duke Cannon Supply Co., a grooming company that targets hard-working gentlemen, is collaborating with Wargaming and their free-to-play, military inspired, team-based war strategy game, World of Tanks. Wargaming and Duke Cannon have joined forces to create a limited edition Big Ass Tank Soap, a must-have for true World of Tanks fans. The Big Ass Tank Soap is the newest combatant to Duke Cannon’s ‘Big Ass Brick of Soap’ line-up, bringing the game to life by winning the shower battle each and every day.

Duke Cannon will unveil the partnership through a limited edition run of 10,000 units of Big Ass Tank Soap, made in the classic ‘Smells Like Victory’ scent that Duke Cannon fans will appreciate. The war-ready soap weighs in at a hefty 10 oz., will feature iconic World of Tanks branding and offer a unique code that can be redeemed for $25.00 of in-game goods for new players. Proving Duke Cannon’s Big Ass Tank Soap is nearly worth its weight in gold. The Big Ass Tank Soap will be sold for $9.00 USD and will be available on Duke Cannon’s Online Store beginning May 19.

Duke Cannon’s military heritage makes WoT a natural fit with both brands carrying authentic military history. World of Tanks is played by over 160MM users worldwide, including men and women of all ages, many of whom enjoy the games with their sons or daughters, making this an ideal gift for “D.W.G.” or, “Dads Who Game” this Father’s Day.

“We’re thrilled to partner with World of Tanks, a brand that shares similar values and deep roots in military history,” said Duke Cannon Co-Founder Sam Swartz. “At Duke Cannon, we like to do things big and so do our customers. With over 160MM users worldwide, it’s hard to think of a bigger, better partner than World of Tanks as we take our first step into the world of gaming.”

In addition to the Big Ass Tank Soap, Duke Cannon has curated a Limited-Edition World of Tanks Ammo Can giftset which includes: Big Ass Tank Soap, Heavy Duty Hand Soap, Cold Shower Cooling Field Towels and Working Man’s Face Wash – all bundled up in one bad-ass authentic ammunition can. The gift set will feature a code good for $15.00 USD of in-game goods for new and existing players. Total value of the bundle is $100.00 USD, on sale for Father’s Day for $49.50 USD and can be purchased through Duke Cannon’s Online Store beginning May 19, with a guarantee to be delivered in time for Father’s Day if ordered by June 12.


“Wargaming is proud to team with a creative and charitable company like Duke Cannon to deliver these Father’s Day deals,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Wargaming’s head of business development. “When it comes to winning the war on stank, nothing hits harder than Big Ass Tank Soap.”

2UNDR Performance First Layer Men’s Briefs Partners With Provengo Bringing the Finest Fit and Comfort to American Men in Service

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Provengo announced it will be officially carrying 2UNDR™ performance first layer men’s briefs. 2UNDR™ features the unique and patented Joey Pouch™ construction to support your equipment in comfort and style. The innovative design elevates and separates a man’s most valuable assets to deliver the perfect fit while preventing unwanted skin contact.

The No-Drip-Tip™ material lines the #joeypouch of these performance first layers. Through a process called capillary action, the outer layer draws moisture off of the surface of the skin and spreads it across a large area. Meanwhile, the hydrophobic inner layer repels moisture away from the skin.

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The pouch also delivers improved airflow keeping you cool when involved in strenuous activity, on an assignment on tough terrain or simply going about a busy day. This combination of pulling and repelling mixed with premium breathable design accelerates evaporation keeping you dry, cool and comfortable. These briefs are offered by Provengo in three key models, Swingshift™, Dayshift™ and Powershift™. All feature the most advanced construction techniques and materials, and come in 3”, 6” and 9” leg lengths to accommodate all fit preferences you desire.

At the top of the market due to design, is the Powershift™. This style comes in 90% quick dry poly, that is moisture wicking and has 10% elastane for a compression like feel and fit.

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The Swingshift ™ offers those same fit features but utilizes the finest quality lenzing modal fibers, high quality stitching, and a nylon non-roll waistband.

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The DayShift™ comes in a blend of modal and cotton; threads that were made for each other. The result of this partnership is the familiar texture and breathability of cotton, combined with the silkiness of Modal. The day shift is perfect for the everyday hustle. Paradise, in your pants.

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In making the announcement, Provengo President Chris Barbarino said, “We’re delighted to finally bring this fantastic product offering to provengo.com. By carrying 2UNDR, we will be able to offer the finest in fit and comfort in a men’s brief with exclusive discounted pricing to our military and veterans.”

2UNDR has been featured at over 2500 golf courses nationwide, select Sporting Goods, and Golf retailers, in addition to over 50 specialized technical running shops in the USA. One of their Military and Professional Ambassadors is Dr. Reginald O’Hara, PhD., is an Exercise Physiologist, who has worked in training with SOCOM and many other active military and retired veterans. Dr O’Hara also works for the U.S. Airforce and a former Special Operations Army Ranger, and is based at Wright Patterson Air Force base in Dayton. He is a dedicated ultra-marathoner and typically runs 4 to 5 100 mile races annually, to support all divisions of the Armed Services.

Testimonial from Dr. Reginald O’Hara:
“My daily training sessions and races are so much more enjoyable. 2UNDR™ briefs have prevented having to deal with the chaffing issues we all contend with during any heavy sweat activities…I have experimented with over 6 different men’s brief brands. I have found these and they are the only one I will use. I highly recommend 2UNDR™. They allow me to focus on my running goals!”

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2UNDR™ has an extensive list of ambassadors from professional golfers, NFL Players, MLB players, NHL players, World champion motocross riders, and many coaches and player in over 25 NCAA Major colleges, it’s almost like 2UNDR has become the preferred underwear of anyone that desires an upgrade in #asset management.

Simply register on Provengo.com for a government account to take advantage of discounts on 2UNDR superior briefs. As an extra bonus, use coupon code SS163 for $10 off Your First Order of $50 Or More!

Desert Tan Surefeed Magazines Now Available

Friday, May 26th, 2017

New Britain, CT –SureFeed AR-15 magazines by Okay Industries are now available in Desert Tan. Introduced to meet market demand, these magazines are manufactured to the same exacting standards as all Okay Industries magazines which meet or exceed U.S. Military Specifications. Popular with U.S. soldiers, Government Agencies and sought after by civilian shooters alike, OKAY magazines are renowned for reliable feeding and flawless performance in any Mil-Spec AR-15 compatible platform. Since co-developing the original 30 round M16 magazine with the U.S. Military in 1973, OKAY magazines have earned a reputation as the best USGI versions available.

Like all SureFeed® USGI type magazines, the new Desert Tan 20 and 30 round magazines are 100% made in the U.S.A. with components that meet or exceed demanding Mil-Spec requirements. The magazine bodies and floor plates are made from lightweight aluminum that is heat treated and hard coat anodized for strength and durability. A proprietary Desert Tan coating is applied to the magazine body that has a nano-PTFE additive for increased lubricity, as well as a boron additive for durability which exponentially improves performance and reliability.

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A four way anti tilt self-lubricating non-hygroscopic resin follower in the 30 round magazines and a high performance Mil-Spec stainless steel spring keep rounds properly aligned and tensioned for flawless performance.
Reliability is the most important quality for any magazine. Okay Industries achieves this reliability through extensive quality controls. Every magazine goes through an exhaustive battery of inspections and tests before being shipped. Some of the areas tested include weld integrity verification, feed lip tolerance and material quality. This all leads up to the final proprietary qualification where each magazine is tested for fit and function. This proprietary inspection and testing process and the resulting superior quality of SureFeed® magazines is why OKAY has been a supplier to the U.S. Government since 1973.

Desert Tan SureFeed® magazine are now available in the 30 round capacity with an MSRP of $18.95-$19.95. For more information visit www.surefeedmagazines.com or the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/surefeedmagazines

Distributor and Dealer inquiries: (860) 225-8707 or email surefeed@okayind.com

Protonex Exhibiting at CANSEC 2017

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Protonex Technology Corporation will be at CANSEC 2017 in Ottawa May 31st – June 1st; booth # 530 (Ballard Power Systems).


Visit the stand to see and learn about the PTX brand power management systems – and about the full problem-solving capabilities that Protonex can deliver. Recent examples include:

· a customized Panther SATCOM system power solution, using the proven SPM-622 Squad Power Manager, for a US special operations end-user organization
· a miniature fuel cell pack that successfully powered a Boeing Insitu ScanEagle UAV in test flights earlier this year
· a hybrid, stand-alone, off-grid power station for the Joint Interagency Field Experiment (JIFX) 17-3 that took place last week in California

Visit booth #530 to learn more about the full range of capabilities and solutions that Protonex can deliver.

For further information about Protonex, visit www.protonex.com

Protonex is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems.

Barnes Product Safety Recall Notice

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Product Safety Recall Notice
Warning

Do not use Barnes 300 Weatherby 180 grain TTSX VOR-TX Ammunition with Lot Numbers: Z08SA15L, Z08SB15L, Z09SA15L, Z09SB15L, Z11SB15L, Z11SC15L, Z12SA15L, Z12SB15L, Z12SC15L, Z08SA15R, Z08SB15R, Z09SA15R, Z09SB15R, Z11SB15R, Z11SC15R, Z12SA15R, Z12SB15R, Z12SC15R

Barnes Bullets, LLC determined that eighteen (18) Lots of its Barnes Bullets, LLC 300 Weatherby 180 grain TTSX VOR-TX ammunition (the “Ammunition”) packaged product may contain cartridges of a different caliber (collectively, the “Affected Product”). The eighteen (18) Lot Numbers are identified above. Firing a rifle with the incorrect caliber of ammunition may result in damage to the firearm, serious personal injury, or death.


To determine if you have Affected Product, please note the following:

• If you have a case of the Ammunition, the Lot Number is stenciled on the outside of the case; and,
• If you have a box of the Ammunition, the Lot Number is stamped on the inside flap of the box.

If you have Affected Product, immediately discontinue use of it and contact Barnes at the telephone number below. Barnes will arrange for the return shipment of your Affected Product and, upon receipt, will send you replacement Ammunition at no cost to you. If you are unsure whether you have Affected Product or if you have mixed boxes of ammunition, please immediately discontinue the use of the ammunition and contact Barnes Bullets, LLC at the below telephone number – we will replace this ammunition for you. For any other questions relating to the return of Affected Product, please contact the Barnes Consumer Service Department at 435-856-1115.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Safety First

Always observe Remington’s Ten Commandments of Firearm Safety and wear approved eye and ear protection anytime you are shooting.

Colt Welcomes Wyatt Gibson to Team Colt

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (May 23, 2017) – Colt, the historic class-leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of firearms, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of national shooting sports competitor Wyatt Gibson. Gibson has a successful track record in many shooting disciplines, and already has a full schedule ahead with Team Colt in 2017.

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“Wyatt is an exceptional young talent,” said Paul Spitale, SVP at Colt. “His drive and determination exemplifies what the shooting sports mean to Colt. He sets a great example for young folks who want to get into competitive shooting, and we are so proud to bring him into the fold here with Team Colt.”

Gibson was introduced to the firearms industry at a young age by his father and grandfather, and helped as they tested target designs for MGM Targets. From there his love, familiarity, and proficient with firearms grew, and he had competed in his first USPSA match before the age of seven.

“Competitive shooting is in my blood,” said Gibson. “I grew up with firearms, and I pour my time, effort, and heart into the shooting sports. When Paul and the folks at Colt offered me the opportunity to shoot for Team Colt I was honored. My defensive pistol game is really strong thanks to my 9mm Gold Cup® Trophy – the way it sits in my hand is amazing. And I’ve relied on Colt AR-15® platform rifles for much of my shooting career. Nothing beats the real thing!”

Gibson regularly competes on a national level in 3 Gun competitions and occasionally in United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) action pistol matches. His recent wins include: MGM Ironman 2015-2016, Northwest Multigun Challenge 2016, Surefire World Multigun 2016, and 3 Gun Nation Texas Regional. Gibson placed third overall on the Sportsman Channel program The Big Gun II: Sin City.

Stay tuned to Colt for more info on Wyatt Gibson’s upcoming matches and appearances.

www.colt.com

Thyrm Supports C.O.P.S. Through Limited Edition Products

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Sunnyvale, CA — Thyrm is offering Blue Line Editions of their popular CellVault and SwitchBack product lines featuring a law enforcement color scheme. Thyrm will donate $10 for each product sold to Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.).

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Each year, between 140 and 160 officers die in the line of duty and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss. C.O.P.S. provides resources to help them rebuild their shattered lives.

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The Limited Edition Blue Line items are Made in America and available exclusively at thyrm.com.

Polaris Wins Canadian Special Forces Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle Contract

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (December 20, 2016) — Public Works and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has awarded its Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle (ULCV) contract to Polaris, following an open and competitive bid process. The $15.5 USD million contract includes DAGOR vehicles, maintenance and operator training, spare parts, and the option for additional vehicles (at an additional cost) to meet the requirements of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM).

Ultralight ground mobility is at the forefront of many military’s needs – especially the Canadian Special Forces, which can deploy on extremely short notice for counter-terrorism operations and other time-sensitive Special Operation Forces (SOF) missions. The DAGOR ultra-light combat vehicle is just as deployable and was designed to be modular and light-weight to support a variety of expeditionary missions.

The ULCV contract is structured to provide CANSOFCOM with a custom vehicle to meet Canada’s unique SOF requirement. The flexible DAGOR platform will undergo engineering and mission configurations to incorporate new features and capabilities, including redesigned payload configuration, weapons mounts, electrical system improvements, and integrated communication systems. The final vehicle configuration, testing, and production of the ULCV will be a collaborative effort with CANSOFCOM.

“We are extremely pleased to have won the contract following the competitive process to provide our DAGOR vehicles to CANSOFCOM as this major international program award builds on our strong current domestic base,” said John Olson, PhD, vice president and general manager of Polaris Government and Defense. “We are proud to partner with the Canadian government and industry to deliver this ground mobility capability and the lifecycle support to smartly sustain it. Our program management, engineering, operations, and logistics teams are looking forward to working closely with our Canadian customer.

Olson added, “We greatly appreciated PSPC’s professionalism and found the ULCV procurement to be rigorous, thorough and well-executed as they delivered clear requirements, were extremely responsive to industry questions, and crisply executed the entire effort.”

With seating for up to nine, DAGOR comprises the optimal balance of rapid air transportability, payload capacity and advanced mobility. DAGOR gives an advantage back to dismounted warfighters, allowing formations to move faster, carry more and significantly reduce combat fatigue. And its weight and size allow it to be internally transportable on a variety of in-service aircraft, including CH-47 and C-130.

Polaris Government and Defense vehicles deliver a coveted combination of deployability, versatility and off-road mobility, forged from more than 60 years of off-road vehicle experience that is simply unmatched. Vehicles include the rugged Sportsman MV 850, the modular and nimble MRZR, and the DAGOR, which expands upon the range, payload and off-road mobility of any previous tactical off-road vehicle. The enhanced tactical mobility provided by Polaris Government and Defense gives an advantage back to dismounted troops, allowing formations to move faster, carry more and significantly reduce combat fatigue. Polaris FSR support is scalable worldwide and includes military vehicle training, service and maintenance. It also can be supplemented internationally through the Polaris network of distributors. And because Polaris vehicles are in service throughout the world, there is a high degree of interoperability and commonality among U.S. and allied forces.

military.polaris.com/en-us