TYR Tactical

Cub Cubs – Hook and Loop Hoodie in Adult Sizes

October 16th, 2017

Cub Cubs has been offering kids’ sized hoodies with Velcro sleeve fields for several years. Now, Hook and Loop Hoodies are available in adult sizes.


Made from a tri-blend (50% polyester 37% cotton 13% rayon), this sweatshirt is a comfy light to mid-weight.


Colors available:
Milky Way – a black and gray heather, with starry white flecks.

Twilight – a vibrant deep navy blue heather with off-white flecks.

Sunset – a rad vintage red heather.

Refer to the size chart on the site for availability. Shipping November 6th.


FightLite Industries to Exhibit at NASGW 2017

October 16th, 2017

(Melbourne, FL) October 13, 2017 – FightLite® Industries, the country’s leading manufacturer of innovative, mission & sport configurable firearms, parts and accessories announces that it will be exhibiting its products in Booth #233 at the NASGW 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo.

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) is hosting its annual event this year at the San Antonio Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dates are October 17-20, 2017 with a live-fire Range Day scheduled for October 17 at the Cedar Ridge Range in San Antonio.

“We look forward to the NASGW show each year as our main opportunity to reconnect in person with our Wholesale Distributors, Manufacturer Reps and other industry friends and partners in our distribution chain. FightLite® Industries is committed to the 2-step distribution model, which in our industry begins with the sporting goods wholesalers who in turn supply the FFL retailers that generally stock our products.” said Geoffrey Herring, President-CEO.

This year, FightLite® Industries will be exhibiting its premium grade Dual-Feed™ MCR® rifle line along with its 50-State semi-automatic SCR® sporting rifles. New products being introduced by FightLite® at this year’s NASGW event include a .300 AAC Blackout (300 BLK) offering for its tremendously successful SCR® rifle lineup and an exciting new pistol based on the SCR® receiver group that is being offered in 5.56 NATO and also in .300 AAC Blackout (300 BLK).

FightLite® Industries is a participating NASGW Range Sponsor and invites all visitors including Wholesalers, Rep Groups, Media personnel and Industry members to shoot FightLite® products during the NASGW Range Day scheduled for October 17 at the Cedar Ridge Range in San Antonio.


U.S. Tactical Supply Adds Lancer Magazines To Their Main Product Line & GSA Schedule

October 16th, 2017

U.S. Tactical Supply is Proud to announce the addition of Lancer Systems Magazines and Weapon Components to our Main Product line & GSA Schedule GS-07F-0259N.

Lancer Advanced Warfighter Magazines are availible for immediate purchase on GSA Advanatge & Your Agency / Unit / Team can also request a GSA Quote @ ustacticalsupply.com/gsaquoterequestform E-mail @ sales@ustacticalsupply.com or conatct us the Old Fashioned way 541-928-8645.

View Lancer Magazines @ ustacticalsupply.com/lancermags

Click to view .pdf

Lancer Systems is an Advanced Weapons & Components manufacturer that provides definitive solutions to war fighters, law enforcent officers and other serious practitioners of the art.

Lancer engineers and manufactures lightweight weapons and components, including rifles, hybrid magazines, carbon-fiber handguards, and accessories that meet the needs of today’s most discerning users.

Applying their expertise in advanced polymers and lightweight component design, Lancer has created the L5 and L7 Advanced Warfighter Magazines (AWM).

They’ve combined hardened steel feed lips with a high strength polymer body to yield a hybrid design that maximizes strength, reliability and minimizes weight.  This hybrid design is strong enough to allow the use of unfilled polymers, enabling Lancer to produce a robust, reliable and effective translucent magazine unlike any on the market.

KDG – KINECT M-LOK QD Swivel Mount-Extended

October 16th, 2017


KDG was recently asked to develop a Quick Detach sling swivel variant of the proven Kinect line for a government customer. The new KINECT M-LOK QD Swivel Mount-extended features a dual-purpose design, allowing the user to set their forward sling position exactly where they want it, or to use it as a standard section of Picatinny rail to mount a light, laser or bipod. The Socket is rotation limited, and features six slots of Picatinny rail.



The low profile design is snag resistant, and instantly removable from the weapon. The rock solid lock up on M-LOK forearms can support the weight of heavier firearms. Available now, the new Kinect M-LOK QD Swivel Mount- extended can be found on KDG’s Website for a MSRP of $64.99


Length: 3.73” Uses two M-LOK slots on rail
Width: .82” (20.9mm)
Weight: 20 oz
Height (Over M-LOK): .41” (10.5mm)
Finish: Black Anodized
MSRP: $64.99


You Never Know Where They’ll Show Up

October 16th, 2017


While I don’t think that pheasant took a potshot at Nick, it certainly looks like he hit the mark.

“Our next individual and squad combat weapon will come in with a 10X improvement over any existing current system in the world” or How To Kick The Can Down The Road

October 15th, 2017

During last week’s AUSA Annual Meeting I listened to Chief of Staff, GEN Mark Miley’s speech about the state of the Army. He said a lot of great stuff, but his comment on Small Arms was most interesting to me, based on the short-lived 7.62mm Interim Combat Service Rifle requirement.

“Our next individual and squad combat weapon will come in with a 10X improvement over any existing current system in the world,” GEN Mark Milley, CSA.

Notice that “10x improvement”. That’s beyond leap ahead. That’s phased plasma rifle in the 40 watt range territory.

Since ICSR’s demise, everyone is talking Lightweight Small Arms Technology, a program which has been under development (and government funding) for over a decade and relies on ammunition which finds its roots in the Advanced Combat Rifle program of the last 1980s. The Army’s Next Gen Squad Weapon requirment is heavily informed by LSAT, the latest in a long line of Joint Service Small Arms Program efforts. Going back to the 60s, not one JSSAP’s rifle programs (Special Purpose Individual Weapon, Future Rifle Program, Advanced Combat Rifle, or Objective Individual Combat Weapon) have amounted to anything fieldable.


My takeaway based on GEN Milley’s comment? The Army doesn’t actually want to do anything. The ACR program of the 1980s was only looking to double the lethality of the M16A2, and it failed to achieve even that. Now they want 10x lethality. I suppose it comes down to the question of how to measure lethality, but still.

Just a few years ago, the Army blew a great opportunity to modernize its rifle, when it cancelled concluded the Individual Carbine program. While the focus this time was reliability, the Army claimed the program was stopped because of industry’s failure to offer a great enough advancement over the then current, M4. Everything the industrial base is better now, but it’s not 10x better.

Instead, the Army has kicked the can down the road, way down the road. The Next Gen Squad Weapon program won’t see the light of day until the mid to late 2020s, if ever. That’s because they expect such a drastic improvement that, barring energy weapons, is impossible. However, it also gives the LSAT team lots more years under contract with no expectation of performance.

During AUSA, LSAT contractor Textron was in full court press. They had an invite only firing simulator on the show floor to demonstrate how they had lowered recoil and increased hits. The only problem is that it was a game, with the weapons being operated by gas and the targets engaged by a laser on a screen. Anyone who walked away impressed didn’t realize they had just played an expensive version of Duck Hunter.

Some of you may remember when GEN Milley told Congress earlier this year, he had a body armor threat he needed to defeat. He also told industry he needed a 7.62 rifle to do that. Industry took up that challenge and offered their best. Before the evaluation even began, the effort was cancelled, for a promise of “10x improvement”, delivery date unknown. That threat? It’s still there. So tell us GEN Milley, how are you going to defeat it? With the maximum effective range of a promise from a contractor that’s been working on the same thing for years and years?

PASGT Helmet and Armor Vest Testing

October 15th, 2017

This circa-1978 US Army photo depicts a Soldier conducting a wear test of the developmental Personal Armor System, Ground Troops Helmet and Armor Vest, as they interact with use of the M202 FLASH system. PASGT was the first American use of Aramid (Kevlar) for an issue ground helmet. The helmet also offered a greater area of protection of the head resulting it briefly being referred to as the “Fritz” helmet due to its similar shape to the WWII German helmet.

As you can see, the Soldier is wearing OG-507 fatigues, although the Helmet features a camouflaged outer layer. The original concept was to just integrate the Camo pattern and forego cloth covers. This concept was abandoned due shine. Additionally, the print could wear off and the cloth cover better protected the Helmet’s Aramid material.

Flannel Hits A Whole New Level

October 15th, 2017

All Skill No Luck has taken Flannel to a whole new level; Field and Combat Style Shirts.

Called the NTCHWAIDUMELA and NTCHWAIDUMELA STV (Shed The Vest), they are made from cotton flannel, so no FR properties. But, think of the comfort.


They feature inboard tilted chest and bicep pockets as well as covered buttons, in Red or Ocean color.