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Benchmade – Saibu 486, a Nakamura Design

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

During last week’s ADS Federal Range Day, I got to check out the new Nakamura design, the Saibu (Japanese for ‘Details’) from Benchmade.

Specs:

BLADE LENGTH – 2.98” [7.57cm]
BLADE THICKNESS – 0.114” [2.896mm]
OPEN – 6.79” [17.25cm]
CLOSED – 3.82” [9.70cm]
WEIGHT – 2.70oz [76.57g]
HANDLE THICKNESS – 0.48” [12.19mm]

ADS Federal Range Day 18 – Oakley SI Advancer

Friday, June 8th, 2018

The Advancer was designed to fight lens fogging with a different approach.

If the lens starts to fog up, you pull a switch at the bridge and the lens pushes away from the bridge, giving it extra space and air.

www.oakleysi.com

ADS Federal Range Day 18 – Drifire Foretrex Combat Ensemble in Black

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Drifire displayed their Combat Ensemble in Black for LE use. It’s made from their Foretrex fabric, a comfortable FR blend which also features odor control and moisture wicking properties.

Seen here is the Combat Shirt. Also available are Combat Pants.

www.drifire.com

ADS Federal Range Day 18 – Adaptiv-X IWS Pouch Update

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Dynamis Alliance offers the Adaptiv-X Jeans with its Integrated Waist Band System, licensed from S&S Precision. It allows to use to configure equipment for IWB wear integral to the pant.

Many like the low-profile suite of IWS Pouches and want to be able to adapt them to other garments.

Adaptiv-X took up the challenge and created a means to use their Zero Clip which facilitates IWB wear.

ADS Federal Range Day 18 – Sneak Peek : Safariland Adjustable Universal Belt Loop

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Safariland Universal Belt Loops have become very popular as they allow the quick swap of holsters. This can be different holsters to a common platform or the same holster to different platforms.

This new Adjustable UBL allows the user to select both ride height and cant.

There are three different ride heights and multiple cant selections.

It’s so new, it doesn’t yet have a part number, price, or availability date.

Coming soonish from Safariland.

ADS Federal Range Day 2018

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Gen James Conway, Key-Note Speaker At ADS Warrior East

Monday, May 14th, 2018

ADS has announced that former Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James Conway (USMC, Ret) is the key-note speaker for the 2018 Warrior Expo East. According to ADS, he’ll likely address leadership, teambuilding, crisis management, U.S. challenges five to ten years out, and the military’s energy sources in the field.

Beginning his military career as an infantry officer in 1970, General Conway’s postings include serving as the director of operations (J-3) on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force from 2002–2004, where he took part in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and Operation Vigilant Resolve in Fallujah, Iraq.

Before being named commandant, General Conway’s postings included serving as the director of operations (J-3) on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force from 2002–2004, where he took part in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and Operation Vigilant Resolve in Fallujah, Iraq.

 

Conway began his military career as an infantry officer in 1970, with his first assignment being command of a rifle platoon with 3rd Battalion 1st Marines out of Camp Pendleton. He later served as Marine executive officer aboard the USS Kitty Hawk. He graduated with honors from the Army’s Infantry Officers Advanced Course. As a field grade officer, he commanded two companies of students, teaching tactics at the Basic School, where marines learn the art and science of being an officer. He then served overseas in Lebanon.

 

Once Conway returned to the U.S. in 1984, he served two years as the senior aide to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He graduated from Marine Corps Command and Staff College with honors and took command of 3rd Battalion 2nd Marines during the Gulf War, fighting in Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM. At the end of the war, he was promoted to colonel and assigned command of the Basic School.

 

In 1995, he was promoted to brigadier general and again assigned to the Joint Chiefs. There he acted as the deputy director of operations J-3 for combating terrorism. After becoming president, Marine Corps University at Quantico, Virginia, he was promoted to major general. He then served as commander of the 1st Marine Division and as deputy commanding general of Marine Forces Central. In 2002, he was promoted to lieutenant general. He led I Marine Expeditionary Force during two combat tours in Iraq, with 60,000 troops under his command. 

 

Awards and Decorations. His personal decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with gold stars, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and the Combat Action Ribbon.

Warrior West 18 – Avon Protection NH15 Escape Hood

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The NH15 escape hood from Avon Protection offers 15 minutes of respiratory, eye and face protection from airborne CBRN threats as well as liquid agent splashes.

The h2S version provides 100 minutes of protection against Hydrogen Sulfide.

The headband is self adjusting and the entire hood is clear for identification of the wearer and to enhance vision. It takes less than 30 seconds to don and has a five year shelf life.

www.avon-protection.com