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Rampart Range Day 2017 – XGO

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

XGO displayed their full range of MultiCam printed base and mid-layers, available in Canada through Rampart.

Rampart Range Day 2017 – BE Meyers & Co, Inc

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The MAWL-DA from BE Meyers & Co, Inc is garnering a lot of interest in Canada. The Modular Advanced Weapon Laser was launched just a year ago and the line has already been expanded to include a commercial model with other specialized variants under development.

Rampart Range Day – Kinetic Development Group

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017


Kinetic Development Group demonstrated their Picatinny rail compatible, Sidelok optic mounts which swap out at the click of a button. THey are available for a wide variety of optics including 30mm, 34mm and 1″ tubes.

Rampart Range Day 2017 – Armadillo

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Armadillo offers clothing made from Merino Wool. They previewed a new Under Body Armor Combat Shirt which is made from a combination of Merino and TenCate’s Defender-M face fabric, intended for cold weather wear. The Black zones are Merino and the Green are Defender-M. As you can see, there is an inner sleeve.

Rampart Range Day 2017 – Night Vision Devices

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

While Night Vision Devices offers a full range of image intensification and thermal systems, their Binocular Night Vision Device upgrade program is quite interesting.


What Night Vision Devices is offering law enforcement agencies in Canada and the US as well as internationally, is the ability to upgrade two existing PVS14s into a dual tube google. This service runs around $2500. One of the ways NVD controls cost is by harvesting as many components from the legacy monocular as possible. Considering the cost of a new BNVD is at least three times that, it’s a great alternative for those organizations who have PVS14s, but want to upgrade their capabilities.

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Rampart Range Day 2017 – Scalarworks

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Scalar Works debuted their new On Point Sights for the AR, developed in conjunction with Larry Vickers. I’m super impressed with these fixed iron sights. Not only do these Picatinny compatible sights look great and are easy to adjust with just your finger, they are also well thought out.


When industry transitioned from a 20″ sight radius found in the M16, many back up sights, and fixed sights for that matter didn’t compensate for the shorter sight radius of the carbine. Consequently, the adjustment screws don’t actually offer what we would consider standard MOA adjustments. You may have noticed this phenomenon when adjusting your iron sights. The shift isn’t as predictable as we would hope during adjustments.


Scalarorks sat down and did the math to reintroduce predictability in iron sight adjustment. While their adjustments are based on a 15″ sight radius, each set of sights comes with a easy to understand guide to determine amount of adjustment per click based on your radius.


Additionally, LAV realized that when we had transitioned from the M16A1 to the A2, we flipped the rear peep sights around so that we no longer looked at the flat face but rather the scallop. This can cause distortion due to light reflecting within the scallop. Consequently, the On Point Sights have flat peep sight faces.

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Rampart Range Day 2017 – Grey Ghost Gear

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

You may not know this but Grey Ghost Gear has a Canadian subsidiary which had a full line of wares on display at Rampart Range Day.


One of the items was this new helmet cover. It will be offered in Black, Ranger Green and MuotiCam for the Ops-Core, Team Wendy and M-TEK helmets.


While the overall construction will look familiar as hybrid designs have become industry standard, this cover features a built in pocket at the rear for counterweights or other items.

High Threat Concealment – “When the Threat is Real, Reach for the HTC Quick Response System (QRS)”

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017


Newport News, VA— 5/26/17 — Today High Threat Concealment (HTC™) introduced an addition to its lineup of popular modular gun belt systems. The Quick Response System was designed to answer the demand for a scalable rig that enables users to keep their most vital equipment always at the ready. The QRS™ comes standard with a Vantage™ OWB Holster, a built-to-order 3-piece Magazine Panel and a 2-piece Tactical Cobra Belt that includes an under-belt and a removable Micro Grip Panel.

In today’s world, threats materialize quickly and without notice. Those who stand ready to defend their families, our communities, and country require solutions that can be brought to bear just as quickly. When every second counts, you want your defensive pistol and additional ammunition within reach and at the ready. Using AustriAlpin’s fast-attach / quick-release Cobra Buckle, it takes only seconds to arm yourself with the tools needed to defend, survive, and prevail. When used with the Micro Grip Panel, the system can be secured around the waist without the need for under-belt or even pant belt loops to keep it stabilized while protecting skin and clothing from the interior Velcro® brand hook lining. For additional stability, the included under-belt can be used in place of the Micro Grip. It will lock the equipment in place without the need for cumbersome and time-consuming belt keepers.


The QRS comes with a 1.75″ Tactical Cobra Belt, standard 1.75″ under-belt, and Micro Grip Panel. Add another layer of convenience by upgrading your under-belt to HTC’s Everyday Tactical Belt (EDT™). The EDT allows for quick attach and detach of the QRS or it can be worn by itself as an everyday carry belt. This system will also work with our Low Pro Belt™ when maximum concealment is desired. Belts come in Black or Coyote Tan. Customers have the option of ordering in just one color or two, as pictured below.


The Vantage™ Holster and Mag Panel™ is made to order from premium grade Boltaron® in either black or flat dark earth (FDE). Holsters are custom built to match the specific make and weapon model, along with most after-market features and many popular weapon mounted lights. Every HTC Holster/Mag Panel is then hand finished, inspected, and checked for proper fitment using the actual weapon or magazine and accessory combination as ordered. The QRS ships already assembled on the Tactical Cobra Belt with the Micro Grip Panel attached to the interior lining. Instructions on the use of the under-belt are included. Additional pouches or radios can be added to further customize the rig based on user applications. Customers can contact HTC’s customer service team for suggestions on upgrades.

About HTC – Founded in 2012, High Threat Concealment (HTC™) is a veteran owned business specializing in low profile tactical equipment for close protection and/or low visibility operations in both permissive and non-permissive environments. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to maintain low visibility without sacrificing your ability to effectively react to and engage a threat.

Quick Response Systems start at $395 and can be found at