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Battle Arms Development – Billet AR Display Stand

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

The BAD Billet AR Display Stand is a pretty fancy way to display your favorite carbine.

Made from 6061-T6 Aluminum Billet, it incorporates four mounting holes (1/4×28 TPI) on thr bottom as well
as a pocketed through hole for cable lock. Custom colors are available abd it can be custom engraved with logos or text.


Inglorious Amateurs – T-28 Memorial T-shirt

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Rhos T-shirt pays tribute to the exploits of the courageous pilots of the Agency’s proprietary air companies.

The design features a strafing T-28, like those that flew in Africa and Southwest Asia. In particular, this design features the Congolese flag as well as other markers for those in the know, all flying over the outline of the Congo.

A percentage of the proceeds from this pre-sale will be donated to the Third Option Foundation. “Quietly Helping Those Who Quietly Serve”?

Pre-order In Military Green or Indigo, sizes Medium through 2XLarge.


Inglorious Amateurs suggests you check out the works of Ted Gup in “The Book of Honor” as well as Dick Holms’ “The Craft We Chose” for the relevant backstory.

Mack Defense Partners with Truck-Lite on U.S. Army Heavy Dump Truck Contract

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

ALLENTOWN, PA (August 27, 2019) – Mack Defense is partnering with Truck-Lite Co., LLC to provide lighting systems for the M917A3 heavy dump truck (HDT). Truck-Lite is a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems.

“To meet the demanding specifications of the U.S. Army, Mack Defense assembled a world class team of suppliers to develop a best-in-class vehicle,” said Jack Terefinko, Mack Defense acquisition program manager. “That includes working with partners like Truck-Lite, which has years of experience in developing military-spec equipment.”

Since 1998, Truck-Lite has produced military-spec lighting that meets or exceeds the military’s strict lighting standards. Mack Defense partnered with Truck-Lite to bring that expertise to the M917A3 HDT program in the form of its blackout drive lights, front and rear composite lights and auxiliary lighting.

“Truck-Lite has supported the U.S. Army for more than 20 years through the development and release of forward and signal lighting that withstands the harsh environments of defense settings,” said Jacques Baudeloque, military sales director for Truck-Lite. “We’re proud to continue our relationships with both Mack Defense and the Army to provide the toughest and best lighting for the M917A3 HDT.”

The U.S. Army awarded Mack Defense a firm-fixed-price $296 million contract in May 2018 to produce up to 683 M917A3 HDTs. Based on the commercially-available Granite® dump truck, the Mack Defense M917A3 HDT has been optimized meet the demanding requirements of the U.S. Army with heavier-duty rear axles, all-wheel drive, increased suspension ride height and other rugged features.

NNDA Announces Winners of the 2019 Pioneer Awards

Friday, August 30th, 2019

CARSON CITY, NV – August 22, 2018 – Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) today announced the winners of its annual Pioneer Awards (PioneerAwards.com). Winners will be honored and celebrated during the 5th Annual NNDA Pioneer Awards & Gala being held on November 7, 2019. The Pioneer Awards recognize individuals and businesses whose contributions to economic development have supported the growth of Nevada’s Sierra Region, while showcasing the many business success stories of Nevada’s Sierra Region.

• Boundary Peak Exceptional Nonprofit Award: Western Nevada College Foundation (Carson City, NV – WNC.edu/Foundation/). WNC Foundation develops resources and encourages philanthropy in support of Western Nevada College. The organization is being recognized for extraordinary growth in funding streams from 2016- 2019, active board involvement, presence in the community, and support of workforce development initiatives. WNC Foundation Executive Director Niki Gladys said, “We are so honored to receive this prestigious award! The board of directors for the WNC Foundation has worked very hard over the past few years to support students through scholarships, emergency funding and WNC facility improvements in order to contribute to workforce development in this region.”

• Kit Carson Extraordinary Entrepreneurism Award: Kevin Lindseth, CEO, Pure Ground Ingredients (Minden, NV – PureGroundIngredients.com). PGI is an industrial supplier of organic botanicals, spices, chili, and black and green teas. This visionary entrepreneur is being distinguished for his ability to meet market needs, the ongoing refinement of the PGI business model, the company’s growth and environmental responsibility, use of state-of-the-art systems, worldwide community engagement, work with students, and training programs for employees. Kevin Lindseth said, “Pure Ground Ingredients expresses our gratitude to NNDA and our community, our employees and global network of customers and growers. We couldn’t have made it this far without the continued dedication and support over the years!”

• Silver Forge Outstanding Manufacturer Award: Franklin Armory® (Minden, NV – FranklinArmory.com). Franklin Armory specializes in manufacturing quality firearms for sporting, military, and law enforcement applications. The company is being honored as the creator of a new cluster of businesses that support the manufacturing of firearms in Nevada’s Sierra Region, as well as for its innovative manufacturing techniques, community involvement with local law enforcement, growing exports, and recent business expansions. “Northern Nevada continues to provide lower manufacturing costs including real estate, skilled labor, energy, and compliance,” said Jay Jacobson, President. “These competitive advantages allow us to prosper and grow in the Silver State as we satisfy global demand for new products.”

In addition to the award winners, NNDA 2019 Pioneer of the Year Jim Peckham, Executive Director of FISH, will be honored during the gala.

NNDA President & CEO, Robert “Rob” Hooper, said, “The winners of our NNDA Pioneer Awards and our Pioneer of the Year are the movers and shakers who represent what is possible when there is a vibrant and resilient economic ecosystem supporting their efforts.” He continued, “By taking a regional economic development approach and pooling assets, we can achieve economic growth which benefits all of the counties in Nevada’s Sierra Region. At the same time, we can drive growth in alignment with the unique characteristics and goals of each individual county, further strengthening the region’s economy.”

As part of the Pioneer Awards ceremonies, the Nevada Builders Alliance (NBA) will again present its annual Golden Hammer Award that recognizes the construction team whose project had the greatest impact on the economic development of the Sierra Region. 308 Curry Street Project – Metcalf Builders is the 2019 winner of the NBA Golden Hammer Award. The 308 Curry Street Mixed-Use Development in Carson City was envisioned by the owner, The Hop & Mae Adams Foundation, and built by Metcalf Builders (an NNDA Partner). This three-story mixed-use project is now home to retail (The Martin Hotel Restaurant and Squeeze In) on the first floor, offices (Lumos Engineering and Prime Lending) on the second floor, and residential units on the third floor. The project is the embodiment of the mission of the Adams Foundation to provide for the betterment of the people of Carson City and adds tremendous economic impact to its downtown.

The Pioneer Awards & Gala is attended by over 250 influential business leaders, executives, and management teams of companies from the Sierra Region and beyond. Government officials also attend the annual fundraiser. Event sponsorships and ticket sales are used to support NNDA’s mission: To influence, facilitate, and support the ongoing growth and prosperity of the economic ecosystem of the region.


Rheinmetall to Exhibit at DSEI 2019

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Rheinmetall will be exhibiting at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019, the leading London trade fair which runs between September 10th and 13th.

True to the motto “Force Protection is our Mission”, Rheinmetall will be on hand with a representative selection of products from its extensive portfolio.

The new independent UK-based joint venture for military vehicle design, manufacture and support, Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL), will be exhibiting for the first time. The joint venture was founded by Rheinmetall and BAE Systems on July 1st 2019. Headquartered in Telford in the West Midlands, the joint venture will sustain around 450 jobs across the UK and is well positioned for future growth.

RBSL intends to play a major role in manufacturing the Boxer 8×8 for the British Army’s Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme and other strategic combat vehicle programmes, while also providing support to the British Army’s in-service tactical vehicle fleets – among them the Modular Bridging System which is RBSL’s proposed solution to the UK MOD’s Project Tyro.

At the Rheinmetall stand at DSEI, a Boxer infantry group variant will be on display. Rheinmetall will also be demonstrating its expertise in tactical combat vehicles upgrade programmes. On show is the Group’s demonstrator for the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP).

Robotics are already changing the battlefield of the future today. Thanks to its modular design, Rheinmetall’s unmanned Mission Master vehicle can be adapted to a wide range of applications. The Cargo, Rescue and Protection versions will be presented at DSEI.

As a leading supplier for soldier systems, sensors, effectors, networking and C4I systems, Rheinmetall sets extraordinary standards in the digitisation of armed forces. The Düsseldorf-based specialist for security and mobility continues to widen its lead in the soldier system market with solutions like Argus New Generation and Gladius 2.0. At DSEI 2019, Rheinmetall’s Lance medium-calibre turret will be networked with the Gladius soldier system. This is achieved via the cutting-edge TacNet command and control system.

The Group is allocating considerable space to its force protection solutions, which range from hard ballistic inserts for bullet-resistant vests to state-of-the-art standoff active protection systems for armoured vehicles. For the first time in Europe, Rheinmetall is showcasing its Hybrid Protection Module. Combining active and passive protection technology, it can be integrated into vehicles.

Rheinmetall’s comprehensive expertise in the air defence domain is also on show at DSEI 2019, embodied in its innovative Skynex system. The Skynex configuration on display at London features the remotely operated, network-capable Oerlikon Revolver Gun Mk3 bolstered by a Sentinel interceptor drone.

Rheinmetall also numbers among the world’s foremost suppliers in the field of training and simulation, where it makes a crucial contribution to enhancing the operational effectiveness of numerous armed forces and law enforcement agencies. Rheinmetall will also be showcasing its Osiris software for command and staff training and operational research as well as its new “Total Ship Training” system, an integrated simulation-based approach for training entire ships’ crews ashore.

Furthermore, at DSEI 2019 Rheinmetall is presenting its comprehensive expertise in practically every capability category. Among other things, these include the Group’s weapon and ammunition systems that are a match for the latest threats, enabling a swift, scalable response; and innovative, network-capable sensors for applications on land, at sea and in the air. We look forward to seeing you at DSEI 2019 at our stand S7-200.

Chase Tactical Labor Day Sale

Friday, August 30th, 2019

20% OFF through 8/30 – 9/3

Coupon Code: LABORDAY20


Adams Arms Announces New President    

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Odessa, Florida – Adams Arms announced today that Jason East has been promoted to the role of President.

In his new role as President, East will lead all aspects of day to day operations of the company including manufacturing, operations, finance, sales and marketing, engineering and supply chain management.

Paul Miller will remain as the Adams Arms Chairman, focusing on strategy, product roadmap, strategic partnerships and industry relations.

“I am confident in Jason and the entire Adams Arms team” says Paul Miller, Chairman, Adams Arms. “Our products provide great value to our customers, and there are exciting new products being readied for launch in the near-term..”

“I am excited to assume the role of President at Adams Arms,” says East who previously served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. “Adams Arms has been a leader in the marketplace with piston technology that provides a cooler, cleaner, and more reliable product for our customers.  We have an incredible team of talented employees.  I look forward to leading this remarkable group of individuals as we evolve and develop new product offerings to complement the existing P Series lineup.”

For more information about Adams Arms, the P-Series lineup, or other inquiries, email [email protected] or visit www.AdamsArms.net.

INVISIO Has Received Contract Award Decisions from the Swedish Police

Friday, August 30th, 2019

The Swedish police have announced in two contract award decisions that they intend to sign two framework agreements with INVISIO regarding communication equipment. The contract award decisions are not to be regarded as signed agreements.

The agreements include communication equipment with active hearing protection and are framework agreements valid for two years with the possibility to extend for another two years. No volume is guaranteed during the contract periods; call-offs will be made when the need arises.

The tendering process may be subject to review within ten days of the award decision.

INVISIO intends to provide additional information when the company has such and when the agreements are signed.