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First Tactical Merges with Point Blank Enterprises

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Will create industry’s first integrated clothing and body armor system.

Pompano Beach, Florida, April 17, 2017— Representatives from Point Blank Enterprises and First Tactical announced this week that the two companies have merged and will build an integrated clothing and body armor system.

Point Blank Enterprises is currently the premier source of body armor systems in the world, with 44 years of experience providing innovative personal protection products to the public safety community and military. The merger is a result of Point Blank’s desire to work with a cutting-edge apparel brand designed for the demand of the public safety personnel with a contemporary perspective and a track record for elevating industry standards. Together, Point Blank and First Tactical will introduce a line of holistically integrated products desperately needed by public safety professionals. These products shall be designed with Officer Safety as the priority along with the quality and image of the personnel being in the forefront in today’s demanding environment.

Commenting on the game changing merger, Daniel Gaston, Chief Executive Officer of Point Blank Enterprises said, “As the leader in personal protection equipment we continue to lead the way in providing public safety personnel the latest design and highest level of protection at the lowest possible weight. This merger will provide for the next generation integrated system that will maximize protection, optimize wearing comfort, and promote the image of public safety personnel today and into the future.

First Tactical opened in late 2015 and has been steadily growing in the industry since. Founded by Dan Costa, a proven industry leader,

First Tactical strives to meet the needs of public safety professionals with new, innovative ideas in apparel, footwear and accessories.

“In this rapidly changing world today, the need for public safety officers to have advanced protection is at an all-time high,” said Costa, “Merging with Point Blank allows us to provide a world-class body armor system with our rapidly growing apparel line. By offering a one-stop-shop for departments we will be able to provide an unprecedented shopping experience. Creating a uniform and body armor system that works cohesively and effectively is vital for the safety of our nation’s peacekeepers. The entire First Tactical team is excited to present it.”

The companies will maintain their names and will begin collaborating to develop an integrated apparel and body armor line immediately.

Introducing First Tactical Bundles

Friday, September 9th, 2016


First Tactical is excited to announce that Product Bundles will now be featured on the website and available for up to 30% off. This promotion allows customers to receive three great products at a great price. Currently there are three bundles available with more to come in the future.


First Tactical’s Day At The Range Bundle is the ideal kit for a day of shooting. Featuring the Recoil Range Bag, Large Pistol Sleeve, and Tactix Eyewear Pouch you’ll have everything you need to safely transport your firearms and eye protection. All products purchased separately would run $135, the Day At The Range Bundle is available for $105.99.


The Everyday Carry Bundle is perfect for general daily use. Included in this bundle is the Summit Side Satchel, Diamondback Knife Tanto, and Small Duty Light. Perfect for your CCW and EDC needs the Everyday Carry Bundle is available for $140.99. Purchased separately these products would cost $195.


Finally the Breacher Bundle is perfect for members of specialized units who need reliable gear they can count on. The Specialist Three Day Backpack and the customer’s choice of a 36, 42, or 50 inch Rifle Sleeve allows users to carry their rifle safely and securely with First Tactical’s patented Hook and Hang Thru System™. The Diamondback Knife Spear completes this bundle, which is available for $190.99. Normal price for these products is $275.

Last Week of First Tactical’s Well Dressed Officer Contest

Friday, July 29th, 2016

First Tactical’s “Well Dressed Officer Contest” is entering it’s final week. Hosted by Police Magazine, the contest asks current Law Enforcement Officers to enter for a chance to win over $2,000 dollars in prizes including First Tactical gear and a Praetorian Series Rifle from VLTOR Weapons Systems.

First Tactical’s prizes include the Tactix 1-Day Plus Backpack, Tactix Series Tactical Pants, 8” Side Zip Duty Boots, and other best selling products. Many items included in this contest have been Member Tested and Approved from the National Tactical Officer’s Association’s product testers.

VLTOR’s Praetorian Rifle boasts innovative features such as the Polylithic upper receiver and KeyMod mounting system, designed to provide years of reliable service. As with all VLTOR products this rifle will come with a lifetime warranty.

The contest ends 7/31/16 at 11:59 p.m. For full contest rules or to enter visit here.

For The Ladies – First Tactical’s Women’s Collection Page

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

First Tactical is excited to announce the launch of the Women’s Collection Page. This page has been created to house all their women’s products for Public Safety Professionals.

Designed for durability over a lifetime of action and crafted to wear comfortably in the field, First Tactical’s Advanced Women’s Fit addresses the specific needs of women’s tactical clothing by providing a contoured cut for a specialized solution.

First Tactical prides itself on not selling undersized men’s clothing for women. Their women’s products are tapered and curved for a professional and ergonomic fit that allows them to perform their duties with excellence.

Check out the full Women’s Collection Page at

Fit For Duty: First Tactical’s Glove Collection

Friday, July 8th, 2016

First Tactical’s gloves are fit by science, offering protection and durability without sacrificing mobility. First Tactical designs their gloves according to your bone structure and body height, resulting in an unparalleled fit. Made for duty, expect control and comfort with full range of motion to carry out even fine motor tasks.

All of First Tactical Gloves are designed with TouchTac Finger Construction for unmatched sensitivity and a touchscreen friendly wear. Featuring a durable goatskin palm all gloves can be machine washed while perforated fourchettes provide breathability.

First Tactical offers four different types of gloves: The Lightweight Patrol Glove, the Medium Duty Glove, the Medium Duty Padded Glove, and the Hard Knuckle Glove. Each glove comes in men’s and women’s sizes except the Hard Knuckle Glove which is only available in men’s sizes at this time.

First Tactical will be on hand for this year’s NTOA Conference and will have an incredible deal for attendees. All of First Tactical’s gloves will be available for just $10. First Tactical will donate $5 of every purchase to the NTOA and will supply a conference patch to every buyer. Stop by Booth 701!

First Tactical -Tactix Pack

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

First Tactical’s revolutionary Tactix One Day Plus Backpack features the innovative Lynx™ Laser Cut Platform compatible with MOLLE/PALS, and Hook and Hang Thru™ compartment for oversized or specialized gear, exponentially increases organization options.

After hitting stores late last year the Tactix 1-Day Backpack quickly became First Tactical’s bestseller and one of the highest-rated tactical backpacks on the market.

The Lynx™ Laser Cut Platform provides twice the mounting options and tests 20% stronger than it’s competitors. The Hook and Hang Thru™ compartment allows specialized items to slide through and securely hang in place without having to utilize the backpack’s other pockets.

The compressions straps are removable and customizable allowing users to personalize their pack.

The Tactix Backpack also comes with an internal backboard that is posture-conforming and can be used as a splint, shovel, or paddle in emergency situations.

First Tactical is excited to announce that a second wave of Tactix Bags will be on their way towards the end of the year. First Tactical will be releasing a Tactix Half Day and Three Day Backpack as well as a new Rifle Case. Stay tuned for more.

First Tactical – For A Limited Time – Purchase Any Pair Of First Tactical Boots And Get A Free Pair Of Performance Socks

Friday, June 17th, 2016

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After a successful Father’s Day Promotion, First Tactical is excited to announce the return of our Free Performance Sock with purchase of any pair of tactical boots.

The promotion kicked off 2016 for First Tactical and was highly successful accompanying the launch of their full line of footwear.

The Performance Socks, (I know what you’re thinking, they’re just socks) truly are high-quality tactical socks. Featuring Moisture wicking properties and expert heel, toe, and sole design that work, giving you the durability and lasting comfort you need. The socks are NTOA Member Tested and Recommended and come in 6 and 9-inch lengths.

This promotion ends 6.22.16 at midnight.

Don’t forget: First Tactical’s Father’s Day Promotion (ends 6.19.16 at midnight) and features a free Medium Penlight with the purchase of any Bag. Use code “FTFATHER” at checkout.

First Tactical – Crosshatch Sling Pack

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

180011 Crosshatch Sling Pack Coyote 3_4

First Tactical’s Crosshatch Sling Pack is ergonomic and comfortable for balanced left or right cross-body carrying. Constructed with 1000D tough nylon, repositionable compression straps, and hook/loop interior organization, this will quickly become your favorite sling pack.

The main compartment that opens to a single mesh pocket and two interior drop pockets with a hook/loop cinch. Hook and loop organization plus repositionable/replaceable compressions straps allow the Sling to be customized to your specifications.

A back CCW pocket completes the Crosshatch Sling as the bag twists to the front of the body and ergonomically aligns the hand to the pocket for a quick draw.

The Crosshatch Sling retails for $89.99 and is available in Black, Coyote, and OD Green.

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First Tactical Penlights

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

141001 Medium Penlight Bulb

First Tactical’s Penlights are compact and designed to easily clip to a pocket or cap, using the large, reversible pocket clip. An included bungee finger loop allows users to go from flashlight in hand to behind the hand for close-quarters needs.


The Penlight comes in two sizes: Small and Medium. Both sizes feature a high beam distance of 130m, a low beam distance of 31 m, a 14-inch hotspot, and a 70-inch flood area.

The Small Penlight – 55 Lumen High and 2.5 hour run time – is 3.9in/91mm in length and runs on one AAA battery.

The Medium Penlight – 101 Lumen High and 3.25 hour run time – is 5.3in/136mm in length and runs on one AAA battery.

First Tactical – Ascend Messenger Bag

Saturday, April 16th, 2016


The Ascend Messenger Bag is an ‘office-to-field’ bag built with nylon fabric and YYK hardware, providing a durable and roomy bag. The main compartment features a foam padded section for a primary electronic device, and smaller organizers to keep items separate and protected. The Ascend comes with an on-the-fly closure, which allows for switching from hook and loop to buckle closure, depending on the user’s needs. Additional features include an over-the-shoulder and cross body strap, and a hidden CCW pocket.

The Ascend Messenger Bag comes in Black and Coyote.