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UK Pathfinders – Still Rocking the Belt Kit

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

Here two Pathfinders from the British Army’s 16th Air Assault Brigade practice rifle to pistol transitions at Ft Bragg as a member of the 3rd SFG(A) looks on.

  

The Pathfinders have long used a rather substantial belt kit for load carriage that rides below the rucksack. It’s cool to see them still using what has always worked in this day and age of so many commercially available options.

Forces Focus -16th Air Assault Brigade

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Happy Boxing Day to our British Friends. A tip of the beret to you.

DSEi – UK Trade & Investment Defence and Security Organisation

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The MoD posts members over to UK Trade & Investment to provide the defense industry with SMEs and support for foreign sales. They are displaying a wide variety of products at DSEi that are examples of the work conducted by this team of service members but one seems a great fit for SSD.

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This Technology Demonstrator Program for Low Burden CBRN Protective Combat Clothing ensemble was developed by Bluecher consists of a separate hood, UBACS, Combat Trousers and Boots. It is compatible with the new General Service Respirator from Scott (not shown). The garment can be worn for 6 months while retaining CBRN protective characteristics in addition to FR.

TacJobs – Edgar Brothers

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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UK-based Edgar Brothers is looking for talented individuals to join their sales desk operation with their Shooting Sports Division as a Shooting Sports Sales Advisor.

To apply please click the link below.

shootingsports.edgarbrothers.com/pages/Shooting-Sports-Sales-Advisor-

Edgar Brothers’ Tim Hill Appointed Bushnell Optics Product Manager

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

We received this press release from the Shooting Sports side of Edgar Brothers.

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Bushnell’s UK distributor, Edgar Brothers has appointed Tim Hill as Bushnell Optics Product Manager for the brand’s range of hunting and shooting sports optics.

Wiltshire-based Tim has worked as Edgar Brothers’ Area Sales Manager for the South of England for the past two years, and this exciting new role will be an additional responsibility. An optics specialist, Tim said he has always been very keen on Bushnell products: “Their range of riflescopes, trail cameras, laser range finders and binoculars are true market leaders. I am thrilled to be the brand representative and will liaise directly with Bushnell, Edgar Brothers internal personnel and retailers on technical data, sales and marketing initiatives.”

Bushnell has been the industry leader in high-performance optics for more than 60 years. Their guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optics products on the market.

shootingsports.edgarbrothers.com

UK Adopts Glock to Replace Browning Hi-Power

Friday, January 11th, 2013

25 Thousand  Glock pistols for UK Armed ForcesI awoke this morning to some great news. The UK MoD has announced that after a trial for a new service pistol consisting of 7 contenders they have chosen the Glock 17 Gen 4 to replace the Browning Hi-Power which has seen 45 years of service. The MoD has awarded a £9m contract with Viking Arms Ltd of Harrogate to provide more than 25,000 new Glock pistols and Blackhawk! holsters Radar 1957 holsters from Italy. Interestingly, the British purchased a number of SIG pistols over the past few years as an urgent requirement for use in Afghanistan.

New UK Service Pistol

Congrats to both Glock and our friends in the British military.

Bushnell Announces Exclusive Partnership with Edgar Brothers

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

American optics manufacturer Bushnell has announced that Cheshire-based wholesaler Edgar Brothers is their exclusive UK distributor. The full line of products includes riflescopes, Trophycam laser range finders and binoculars.

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Edgar Brothers’ Managing Director, Derek Edgar (seen above) said the partnership presented a great opportunity to work with a market-leading product range. “Management of the brand will enable retailers to fully invest into Bushnell Optics as part of an official retailer network, supported by competitive pricing, consistent and high profile marketing, knowledgeable account support and stock availability.”

Bushnell’s Managing Director, Andrew Grose revealed: “With Edgar Brothers’ renowned expertise in the hunting and shooting market, the partnership is very important to Bushnell’s strength, stability and future growth, and we are very much looking forward to working together.”

www.shootingsports.edgarbrothers.com

On the Ground at Edgar Brothers

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

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We’ve infiltrated an intrepid reporter into the North of England to gather information on Edgar Brothers and give us a boots on the ground perspective on an upcoming special event.