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SureFire at 2019 Enforce Tac & IWA Outdoor Classics

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Fountain Valley, CA—SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, will be exhibiting at both the IWA Outdoor Classic and Enforce Tac shows March 6-11 in Nuremberg, Germany. With over 1,500 exhibitors, the IWA Outdoor Classics Show is one of the largest international trade shows for hunting, shooting sports, and outdoor equipment for professionals and civilians alike.  SureFire will be displaying their best-in-class illumination tools, hearing protection, and several new additions to its extensive product line. To check out SureFire’s products, be sure to visit booth #9-520 at IWA, and they will be co-exhibiting at the Pol-Tec booth #12-583 at Enforce Tac.

Will Petty Booth Appearance & Raffle at SHOT 2019

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019


Fountain Valley, CA—SureFire will be hosting a Meet & Greet and giveaway with Will Petty of Centrifuge Training LLC at the SureFire booth #13968 on Tuesday 1/22/2019 from 1130a.m. to 1230p.m. Come by to meet Will, pick his brain on all things VCQB and get an exclusive poster. SureFire will be doing a raffle for new products at 12:15p.m. and tickets will be given out at the SureFire booth Welcome Desk between 8:30a.m. to 12:15p.m. on Tuesday.

SureFire Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

SureFire, LLC is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year as the manufacturer of the world’s finest illumination tools, suppressors, and tactical accessories.


Founded in 1979 as Laser Products Corporation, the company took tactical innovation into uncharted territory when it introduced the LPC Model 7, which incorporated a laser sight atop a Colt Trooper .357 Magnum, to become the world’s first commercially-available laser-aimed weapon. The LPC Model 7 created an entirely new market in the process, and Laser Products went on to develop other groundbreaking laser sights for a variety of weapons. As this technology became favored by military and law enforcement agencies, the company responded to their needs by developing weapon-mounted lights for handguns, followed by integrated WeaponLights for shotguns, submachineguns, and rifles. Those products fostered the development of the first compact high-intensity flashlight, the Model 6P, which created the premium tactical lighting market that SureFire has dominated for the past 30 years.

“We made our mark with laser sights and tactical illumination tools, but we didn’t stop there,” said SureFire president and founder, Dr. John Matthews. “Our basic mission has always been to produce products that help good guys who go into harm’s way, and we’ve never stopped innovating to give our customers the advantage they need and deserve.”

Now in its 40th year, SureFire remains the leader in extreme-duty illumination products and tactical tools, including innovative hands-free lighting, Ear Pro® brand hearing protection and communication devices, and battlefield-proven suppressor designs such as their SOCOM model, the official suppressor of the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Special Operations since 2011, a contract that was renewed in 2017.


Through four decades of technical innovation, one thing has never changed at SureFire, and that’s Dr. Matthews’ unwavering commitment to produce the best by utilizing advanced technology, precision manufacturing, and the finest materials and components — every SureFire product is engineered for maximum performance, no expense spared.


“It costs what it costs to make things right — and to employ American workers to do it,” Matthews said. “That’s just the way it is: We build the best, without compromise.”


With a 40-year legacy behind it, SureFire has its sights set squarely on the future. New models to be announced at the 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas are just the tip of the iceberg.


“I’m proud of what the SureFire team has accomplished, but I’m even more excited that we’re already laying the groundwork for the future, developing innovations that will redefine several market segments in which we are involved, and a few new ones as well,” Matthews said. “But this has never been about us. It has always been about our customers and helping them win the fight. They’ve had our back, and we’ll continue to have theirs.” 


SureFire Shipping NEW 1,000-Lumen X400U & X400UH

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Fountain Valley, CA—SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce the launch of the all-new 1,000 lumen X400U and X400UH models. These will be available in the both red and green laser versions for holster compatible and non-holster compatible lights. The SureFire X400U is the finest duty-grade handgun WeaponLight and laser combination available today. The X400U, features 1,000 lumens of stunning white light focused by a Total Internal Reflection (TIR) lens to produce a tight beam with extended reach and significant surround light for peripheral vision. Located below the primary light, the X400U’s 5-milliwatt laser sight emits a high-visibility beam, perfect for non-standard shooting positions and use in low-light scenarios. The laser’s aiming adjustment mechanism uses Nylok® screws that won’t back out from the effects of recoil, which means it rarely needs to be re-zeroed.  The X400U is activated via ambidextrous switching located at the rear of body, providing one-finger control — press the switch on either side for momentary-on activation, flip up or down for constant-on activation. Optional DG grip switches (for handguns) permit the X300U to be activated with one hand, without altering your grip on your weapon.

Learn more here: www.surefire.com.

SureFire Field Notes Ep. 35: The Operator Readiness Test, with Jason Falla

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Redback One founder Jason Falla is a decorated veteran of the Australian Defence Force who served 12 years in Army Special Operations Command with 6 years’ service in Australia’s Tier-1 Counter Terrorist and Special Mission Unit, Special Air Service Regiment. Jason has over 22 months of classified operational deployments conducting special operations missions globally including combat deployments to East Timor, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

During his military career, Jason was a subject matter expert in Special Forces Roping and Rappelling, Special Forces Climbing, Mountain and Cold Weather Operations, Vehicle Mounted Mobility and Maritime Counter Terrorism. Jason has extensive experience in counter-terrorist operations and has core competencies in the following: Close Quarters Battle, Hostage Rescue, Special Operations Medicine, Counter Terrorist Driving, Advanced Urban Operations, Low Visibility Operations, Land Warfare and Small Unit Tactics, Combat Shooting, Protective Security Detail, Explosive Breaching and Special Reconnaissance and Surveillance.

Jason holds civil instructor certifications the following: NRA Pistol Instructor, HK Pistol Instructor, HK Sub-Machine Gun Instructor, HK416 Armorer, HKMP7 Armorer, and Safariland Less Lethal Impact Munitions Instructor. Jason is certified in Intermediate SWAT (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police SWAT), Advanced Explosive Entry and Basic Explosive Handler (FETT), Mission Specific Advanced High-Speed Evasive Driving (ITI), Cross Fit Level 1 Certified.


AUSA 18 – SureFire Stiletto

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

SureFire displayed the new Stiletto rechargeable handheld light.

Stiletto was my favorite 2018 product at SHOT Show. It offers a High-performance LED and MaxVision Beam reflector. Two switches include a primary switch to activate high, medium and low output and the tactical switch activates high only and high frequency strobe. Additionally, the switches are programmable to change activation sequences.

It’s now listed on www.surefire.com but not available yet for order.

SureFire Field Notes Ep 34: Processor Speed, with John Chapman

Friday, October 5th, 2018

SureFire Field Notes is a multi-segment informational video series with tips and techniques from subject matter experts of all backgrounds. In this episode, John “Chappy” Chapman of Forge Tactical discusses processor speed.

Born and raised in the tony suburbs of Sacramento, California, John Chapman (Chappy) joined the Navy at 18.  After an enlistment served on the USS Memphis, Chappy returned home to Northern California and embarked on a law enforcement career while attending college. After 16 years of service spanning 4 agencies, with service in Patrol, SWAT, Investigations, Training and Administration, Chappy left full time Police service and began training police officers full time in 2008. A police firearms and tactics instructor since 1994, Chappy founded LMS Defense as a part time private venture in 2006; and with the help of an amazing team built LMS into a full time venture by 2008.  After serving in Iraq as security specialist, Chappy returned to LMS full time and spent the next 5 years servicing domestic and international police and government training requirements, and consulting SWAT teams in Procedural Issues and Equipment Acquisition.  In 2009, Chappy also became a part time adjunct instructor for EAG Tactical, working for his mentor and friend, Pat Rogers.  It was through Pat’s mentorship and guidance that Chappy developed his skills as a teacher to the level of becoming a BCM Gunfighter.

Best known as a SWAT and Night Vision Instructor, Chappy continues to teach, now exclusively for Forge Tactical.   He also maintains his police commission, and serves as an Auxiliary Police Officer with the Alliance, Ohio Police Department, where he serves as a SRT Team Leader.

MDM 18 – SureFire XVL2

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

It’s been talked about for some time, but SureFire is now offering the XLV2 weapon light/laser combination for government sales.


There are a lot of features packed in this compact light including a 400 Lumen Maxvision white LED, 300 mW Maxvision IR LED, 850 nm Class IIIb IR laser, and 520 nm Class IIIb Green laser (50 mW).

Designed originally as a pistol light, the XVL2 has already been seen on carbines as well as MP7s, flipped upside down.


This is a 3v light and the single cell CR123A is accessible by a clockwise quarter turn of the lamp module.

There’s also a special DG coming this light.

SureFire assures me a civilian variant is coming, but they’ve got to get it certified first.


For now, government customers contact SureFire or Quantico Tactical.