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This is really big news. Elite Defense is now representing the Specter line of optics from Elcan and they’re debuting a pre-production version of the Specter, Holographic Combat Optic.
They advertise 1200 hours on nominal setting (12 daytime, 3 NVG) from a cross mounted CR123A. it offers a latger field of view than its closest competitor and is manufactired from an aluminum housing for strength. It features a solid state optical path and Elcan has conducted exhaustive testing to ensure the is no thermal drift up to the design target range of -40 to 160 deg F. The are no moving parts in the optical path so there is no room for moisture incursion. There are two reticle options, 72 MOA circle with 1 MOA dot as well as just a 1 MOA dot.
The Specter HCO begins shipping in May.
Elite Defense is currently selling overstock EOTech Model EXPS3-0 holographic sights at a special sale price. The EXPS3-0 features a 7mm raised base for co-witness with iron sights, and is powered by a single 123 lithium battery for 600 hours of continuous operation. The EXPS3-0 is also NV-compatible, and is waterproof up to 10m.
Supplies are limited, so take advantage while you can.
Elite Defense is currently attending the NYTOA (New York Tactical Officers Association) Tactical Conference held at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York. The show starts today and runs through April 30th. Stop by and visit Frank at Booth # 901 to see the latest armor set-ups from FirstSpear, ballistic headwear from Ops-Core, and uniforms from Patagonia. Mention this post on SSD and get a free gift (while supplies last).
Move will expand distribution channels giving Military Operators around the world more access to the company’s equipment solutions
San Diego, CA, January 9, 2015 – Phokus Research Group, an innovation company and manufacturer, announced today a partnership with Elite Defense to expand its international distribution. Elite Defense will now be the international master distributor of Phokus Research Group’s military line of products. This line includes more than 20 revolutionary items including the Deployment, Low-Vis, Shield, and Advanced Vehicle trauma kits, and the HOPLITE night vision refocusing device. Elite Defense maintains a comprehensive network of qualified distributors and retailers around the globe and works extensively with specialized, research and development focused companies to facilitate the transfer of niche products into broader markets.
“Partnering with Elite Defense will enable Phokus Research Group to support military units all over the world while maintaining our unique focus on developing innovative, field-driven solutions,” said Steve Friedlander, VP Sales and Marketing of Phokus Research Group. “As we respond to the increasing demand for our product line, collaborating with Elite Defense will ensure our expanded reach into the international marketplace without sacrificing the direct R&D work with our end-users that drives our technologies.”
Phokus Research Group will display their products at the 2015 SHOT Show taking place from January 20-23, 2015 in Las Vegas in the Elite Defense booth #32411. Interested dealers may contact Elite Defense to schedule a product review at the show or to learn more about becoming a dealer.
Elite Defense is holding an End User Appreciation Reception during SOFIC on Tuesday, May 20th from 1730 – 1930. The location of the reception is on the Bada Bing, behind the Marriott Waterside outside the convention center. Complementary food and beverages will be provided.
Check the site for some serious deals from a variety of brands.
Elite Defense has informed us that they have the Patagonia tactical line in stock and ready to ship immediately with some items shipping within 10 days from their backup warehouse in Nevada. Items include the Jungle Uniform, PCU Level 9 and Level 3 Alpha Jacket. I already have a Jungle Uniform and it is awesome. Too bad it’s winter.
Remember, to purchase the Patagonia line from Elite Defense, you have to sign up for The PROgram. Here is the info:
What is The PROgram?
The Program was started by Elite Defense to give exclusive deals and offerings to our active Military and Law Enforcements professionals, this means full access to our Patagonia line. The Patagonia line are purpose built garments for our professional end users.
Who is qualified to be in The PROgram?
All members who are still actively serving in the Military (Reservist and Guardsman are eligible), all current law enforcement members, Federal Agents and Industry Professionals (selected on a case by case basis).
How do I apply to The PROgram?
It’s easy, go to www.EliteDefense.com and create your own account. Once your account is set up send an email to ThePROgram@EliteDefense.com to notify us of your submittal. Once the email is received we will review your account to authorize it for purchases. If you sign up using a .Gov or .Mil email account we can approve your account without further authentication. If you choose not to use your .Gov or .Mil email account we will have to verify an ID (via email, fax or in person). We understand that some information will need to be redacted for security reasons.
Are there additional benefits to The PROgram?
Yes, we will be offering a general discount on all products that we are authorized to resell. Depending on the product line, some discounts will vary; but please log in from time to time to check and see the new deals offered by The PROgram.
The PROgram Polices & Restrictions
Before you enroll yourself into the program, we would like you to be aware of these guidelines to make sure the integrity of The PROgram stands.
·The PROgram account you set up is for you; it is not for family or friends. IF they would like to be a part of The PROgram, please have them follow the same procedure you did to sign up.
·If your unit or department would like to buy in quantities, please have them send an email with any pertinent information to PCU@EliteDefense.com.
·These items are being sold to you; your purchases are forbidden to be resold outside of the bounds of The PROgram.