Archive for the ‘SHOT Show’ Category
SilencerCo’s initial Maxim 9 prototype was built on the Smith & Wesson M&P frame, because it’s what they had lying around. This latest example, shown at SHOT Show, now has a lot more in common with a GLOCK.
The 3D printed frame accepts GLOCK magazines as well as sights. While the slide catch/stop/release is ambidextrous, SilencerCo plans to make the mag release ambi as well. Adding to the changes, the Maxim 9 now features removable baffles much like the Salvo 12 and Osprey Micro, which allows users to shorten the overall profile of the Maxim 9. Future developments include accommodations for the mounting of a light and/or laser.
As you can see, it integrates a GLOCK style trigger.
While visiting with Regulus Global during SHOT Show, something caught my eye. It was Tactical Handheld Emitter Finder System from Radio Reconnaissance Technologies. THiEF provides intercept and Radio Direction Finding Line of Bearing against VHF and UHF, analog, single-channel, push-to-talk transmitters.
I’ve used a variety of radio direction finding systems when I was in the service. But, they were much larger, and heavier. Take a look at the THiEF’s antenna head. It’s so compact, it could be integrated into a helmet or other equipment as a body worn system.
The Controller/Display weighs just 15 oz and the Receiver/Antenna comes in at 16.5 oz.
THiEF uses a custom controller to provide the operator with an intuitive, easy-to-learn User Interface with full audio recoring and playback along with a map display.
RRT’s THiEF is available for qualified international customers through Regulus Global.
Rather than just a single light device, Beamshot’s Imsider is actually a system, consisting of multiple, plug-and-play components which can be quickly configured. In fact, it offers a minimum of two, and up to four different aiming and illumination combinations.
The system incorporates a visible laser sight (Red or Green) with either an IR or White LED or even an IR laser sight or laser illuminator. Multifunction light modes give you the flexibility for momentary, constant on, strobe and dimmer operation ambidextrously. The base model offers an infrared or 500 Lumen LED light. Upgrades include a red or green visible laser sight, an IR laser sight, a laser illuminator as well as a camera module or thermal camera module.
The battery power supply is interestingly contained in the pistol grip. They’ve developed a push-button system to “fast reload” a battery pack. The pistol grip also features a built-in switch, allowing one hand to operate the rifle, laser and light while giving you a free hand for another task. You can also see the wire chase which conforms to the side of the receiver.
Although shown here on an AR, they are also developing a variant for the AK. Finally, the Insider MFLLS is certified to IP67 Waterproof standards.
This video showcases Oakley’s new ALPHA Eco-System which debuted at SHOT Show.
Passing this along for ARG Tactical.
ARG Tactical is coming out with a new helmet line. We are running a contest to give this new high cut helmet a name. If your name is selected, you will receive a new helmet in the color of your choice with rails, carbon fiber filled shroud, upgraded 4D Tactical Zero G Helmet Liner and the new Boa dial system. When submitting your entry, please do so via email so it is private. We don’t want anybody using the same name. Enter your name and reason behind the name to:
The helmet will be NIJ IIIA certified and will pass US MIL STD 662F for V50 fragmentation. Looking forward to all the entries.
Once a name is chosen, we will put out pictures of the kit and name the winner publicly.
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