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Advanced Combat Solutions – Light Emitting Magazine Indicator

Advanced Combat Solutions (ACS) collaborates with Elite Tactical Systems Group (ETS) to bring you the markets first tritium enhanced clear-bodied AR15 mag!


Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 13th, 2017- Advanced Combat Solutions, the maker of the Light Emitting Magazine Indicator (LEMI), has launched their new and flagship product, an AR15 magazine follower customized to hold a Gaseous Tritium Light Source(GTLS). The usage of tritium technology is nothing new in the firearms industry as it has been used for decades in firearm’s sights, to improve accuracy in low-light or when shooting at night. The latest innovation by ACS improves upon clear-bodied magazine technology that is seeing more and more use by the civilian population of shooters, law enforcement as well as Military use, by providing a visual means to identify quantity of ammunition remaining in a magazine.


Advanced Combat Solutions has been working with the U.S. Army’s Asymmetric Warfare Group for a little over a year now to field test clear-bodied magazines,(the usage of which might see more standard issuance depending on approved requisitions.)

“The addition of the GTLS provides added utility to the main reason an operator would choose to use a clear-bodied magazine to begin with, being able to visually see the rounds in-mag”, said Michael Ball, head of R&D @ ACS. “There are many use cases that the US Military considers beyond the magazine simply being inserted into the weapon for use. At night, magazines can and do get shared by soldiers, also the organization of partially spent mags, and a better understanding of their remaining round count can be ascertained easier and faster if a soldier can visually see the answer within the magazine.” “The technology should be considered a performance enhancement feature to existing hardware, nothing more, nothing less.”


The following is from the technical white papers submitted to the PEO Soldier system;

Tactical/Safety/Usability benefits to Operator:
• Conservation of motion – in low-light/zero-light conditions
• Visual recognition of ammunition quantity within magazine irrespective to time of day
• Uniformity of visual check process for magazine remaining round count steps are repeatable in both day and nighttime operations
• Operators using LEMI technology can instantly visually see indication of remaining rounds via indexing of light emissions off the spine of the magazine body
• LEMI light emissions are directly facing the operator of the weapons platform when magazine is inserted in weapon’s lower receiver
• LEMI has a low-light signature making it only easily viewed by operator

Advanced Combat Solutions is primarily a firearm’s technology concept and design shop. ACS has several utility patents, method, and design patents under their belt, some in ACS name others in their holding company. ACS has two products being launched in 2017, the ICSI and LEMI both via partnerships with well-known and reputable companies in the industry. The company’s mission is to provide performance/combat enhancing & innovative product into the firearms market, and currently employs five people between its HQ in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and its workshop in Madera, California. The company’s website at www.advancedcombatsolutions.com contains additional information on the founders backgrounds.


17 Responses to “Advanced Combat Solutions – Light Emitting Magazine Indicator”

  1. Bryce says:

    No mention of price, availability, where to buy, just paragraphs of stories and bla bla bla.

    It’s a clear mag with a Tritium follower. Wasted opportunity here.

    • Sir Fail says:

      Thanks Debbie Downer…

      • Callmespot says:

        He’s the same asshat that complained about the free giveaway as well.

        • Bryce says:

          Definitely not an asshat but thanks for showing your level of intelligence. I’m glad that your comment added no value to this post either.

          Free giveaway is an ad and I thought ads by law had to be posted as such. I also recall Eric saying all sales / promos were to be posted on his sales page.

          • Billy Goat Gruff says:

            I’m pretty sure Eric doesn’t show behind 7-11 to slap dicks out of your mouth. How about you let him do his job?

            • PTMcCain says:

              I think Billy Goat Gruff just won this little corner of the Internet today….LOL.

          • Callmespot says:

            Jealous much? Who made you the website police?? You must have been the one kid who enjoyed being a hall monitor running to tattle and are looking to relive your youth by policing someone else’s hard work.

            Asshat- A person, of either gender, whose behavior displays such ignorance/obnoxiousness that you would like to make them wear their own ass as a hat.

            I think the shoe fits. When you run your own website then you can make the rules. Until then respect the content because there is no better place to get the current information SSD provides.

            Sorry Eric that my comment doesn’t add to the topic.

    • c says:

      This isn’t a retail website, it’s an industry blog. SSD isn’t here to sell products, just to cover developments.

      • Bryce says:

        SSD exists because of the advertising dollars that it receives. You think those ads in the background, sidebar and top bar are free? SSD makes thousands of dollars in ad space. Those weekly posts you see from top gear companies aren’t a coincidence either.

        The reason advertisers pay to be on here is to sell product.

        My comment was pointing out the fact that this mag company has a cool product but failed to mention anywhere how to obtain their product. It’s a waste of a press release.

  2. Dellis says:

    Now hasn’t Bryce with a “Y” already been reprimanded ?

    • Bryce says:

      Reprimanded for what? For speaking my mind? You sound like a SJW. Ya’ll speak of free speech and rights but God forbid my opinion doesn’t align with yours.

      • Dellis says:

        SJW? – Sudden Jackpot Winner? Silent Jehovah Witness? Free speech is wonderful and a great thing and yes opinions are like buttholes right? Everyone has one…..well that’s partly true cause most people have more than one opinion and only one butthole unless you’re on the circus circuit as the “Multiple Butthole Man”, but I digress…no one is blocking your right to “free speech” but rather the negative speech is bein criticized

  3. Weaver says:

    Very clever solution.

  4. blue says:

    be cool now if the follower had the ability to change color depending on the round count.