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FirstSpear Friday Focus – Tiger Stripe Wind Cheater

Friday, September 15th, 2023

A new take on a classic OG FirstSpear Wind Cheater. This American-made, Tiger Stripe Wind Cheater is the ultimate go-to jacket for anyone who is on the move. This jacket is designed with durable wind-resistant material that can withstand even the harshest weather conditions. The tiger stripe pattern not only adds a touch of badassery to your outfit, but it also serves as camouflage in the wilderness or urban jungle. Slip into this wind cheater and always be ready for whatever life throws your way. With its premium quality and practicality, this jacket is a no-brainer for anyone who values style and function.

Visit FirstSpear to find American Made kit and accessories, Built For The X.

L9 Manufacturing Announces Delivery of Rifle to Utah Highway Patrol

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

San Antonio, Texas – L9 Manufacturing proudly announces the successful delivery of 250 rifles to the Utah Highway Patrol, following a rigorous competitive bidding process.

We aim to be the trusted choice for the professional end-user and the community they serve by producing safe, reliable, and superior rifles tailored to their operational needs. Since 2014, L9 Mfg. has been dedicated to providing high-quality, American-made M4 and MK10 firearm platforms and accessories with proven craftsmanship and performance. As a leader in the firearms industry, L9 Mfg. instills confidence and trust in their clients through innovative design, extensive data collection, rigorous product testing, and accuracy. L9 Mfg. stands with the professional end-user by offering a lifetime warranty and a service promise to support and replace any issued firearm platform used in the line of duty.

“These rifles will enhance the Utah Highway Patrol’s public safety efforts. We’re honored to support the Utah Highway Patrol and are confident in these rifles’ value. We are committed to upholding the highest standard of quality and accountability through support and service.” ? L9 Mfg.

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S.O.Tech Helmet Scrim

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

The new S.O.Tech Helmet Scrim is part of our new tactical line and can be found in our new 2023 tactical catalog. The Helmet Scrim is made up of laser cut pack cloth, making it lightweight, durable, and simple. It was made to add a layer of texture to help the user blend in with their surroundings and is cut in a way that helps you adjust to your helmet.

Our Helmet Scrim was made to be customizable, elastic draw cord runs all along laser cut holes that are located on the edge of the scrim. Everything is brought together by a cord lock, which helps secure the scrim over the helmet. Included in the kit are 8 ghillie strips that help add more texture to the scrim.


Our Helmet Scrim was made to be customizable, elastic draw cord runs all along laser cut holes that are located on the edge of the scrim. Everything is brought together by a cord lock, which helps secure the scrim over the helmet. Included in the kit are 8 ghillie strips that help add more texture to the scrim.

Kit Includes: Helmet Scrim, Shock Cord Plus Cord Lock, and 8 Ghillie Strips.


MoD Signs Contract with Edgar Brothers for Alternative Individual Weapon System

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Announced last week by the MoD, the contract for the Alternative Individual Weapon System was announced by the Ministry of Defence. The AIWS is a version of the KS-1 carbine in 5.56 NATO, manufactured by Knights Armament Co.

Yesterday, representatives from the British Army and Edgar Brothers signed a symbolic version of the contract.

Col Paul Cummings, Dismounted Close Combat Portfolio Leader and COL Stu Nasse, Field Army Representative, along with Mike Newman, Director, Edgar Brothers sign the contract for the L403A1 Alternative Individual Weapon System for the British Army and Royal Marines.

Nick Taylor, Head of Soldier Training and Special Projects receives a commemorative plaque on behalf of the Army from Matt Grundy Edgar Brothers Senior Manager.

The plaque, crafted from slate and reclaimed wood is part of the Social Value Model projects Edgar Brothers will undertake pursuant to this contract. It was crafted by Dan Earp-Jones a former Royal Marine.

Additionally, C. Reed Knight, Jr. and C. Reed Knight, III presented a bayonet to Nick Taylor, Head of Soldier Training and Special Projects.

Here is a photo of representatives from the government and industry team that made AIWS possible.

DSEI 23 – Gentex Updates FAST Bump Helmet

Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

Gentex has updated the FAST Bump Helmet. The biggest thing you’ll notice is that it no longer has a molded shroud to accommodate those conducting airborne operations. It has been replaced with the same Lightweight Modular Bungee Shroud as other helmets in the range. It also now features PowerPath ARC Rails which allow the user to route cables behind the rail to keep them out of the way.


Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

GHOST is a new clothing line from THRUDARK.

GHOST is a full line with everything from base layers to combat clothing, to insulation, to hard shells.

Colors include MultiCam, Black, Coyote, Grey, and Ranger Green.

Feel free to download the catalog here.

Currently, the line is restricted to operational users to ensure a steady stream of supply. Available for qualified customers through Edgar Brothers.

B.E. Meyers & Co Exhibiting at Maneuver Warfighter Expo 2023, Ft Moore (Benning), GAm

Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

September 8, 2023 (Redmond, WA) – B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc., a defense technology manufacturer specializing in advanced photonics solutions for military, law enforcement, consumer, and aerospace applications worldwide, will be exhibiting at the Maneuver Warfighter Conference on September 1214, booth #25 at the McGinnis-Wickam Hall (BLDG 4), Fort Moore (Benning), GA.

B.E. Meyers & Co. will be showcasing their United States Department of Defense-specific variant of their Modular Advanced Weapon Laser (MAWL), the MAWL®-X1, a high-powered infrared and visible green multi-function aiming and illumination laser designed for individual carbines and crew served weapons. It has been engineered from the ground up to exceed the needs of the modern night fighter. Also being showcased is the PEO Soldier adopted  BOARS®-M2, (NSN) 1240-01-682-8650, a modular, low-profile optics and accessory mounting solution for the M2 series of .50 Cal crew-served weapons that offers a quick-disconnect with true return-to-zero reattach capability. Other products on display will include the KIJI, a powerful but non-restricted Class 3R device with a modular design utilizing a VCSEL-based infrared laser illuminator that can be rail mounted on a wide variety of systems including individual weapons, shoulder-fired anti-tank rockets (i.e. AT-4) and spotting scopes, as well as helmet-mounted for aid in night vision navigation.  The KIJI can also be used in a

handheld configuration in support of aviation applications and has been used by pilots and crew to provide clear and bright infrared illumination to identify ground HLZ hazards and communicate with ground personnel.

To schedule a meeting with a member of the B.E. Meyers & Co. team at Maneuver Warfighter Expo, please contact [email protected].

For more information about B.E. Meyers & Co. products and our 49-year history, please visit us at www.bemeyers.com

TYR Tactical Launches New Special Mission Series Line of Products at DSEI 2023

Tuesday, September 12th, 2023

TYR Tactical®, a company based out of Peoria, Arizona is excited to showcase its newest product line at the 2023 DSEI event held in London this September.

The Special Mission Series line of products integrates TYR Tactical’s expert knowledge with world class engineering to develop innovative and advanced solutions designed to enhance user performance and survivability. One of the products being featured is the TYR Tactical® Patent Pending Shield Load Carriage System (SLCS). With its articulating arms and sling attachment, this innovative system enables the weight of a ballistic shield to be distributed to the hips of the user, reducing the stress on one’s back and shoulders. This ground-breaking design allows for effortless movement and swift maneuvering while maintaining optimal levels of protection and efficiency.

The Special Mission Series also features new Level III+ Ballistic Shields and Hard Armor Plates. These Patent Pending SMU Hard Armor Plates and Ballistic Shields have been designed to maximize the performance of its materials to a level that no other company is able to do. TYR Tactical® demonstrated this by inviting champion shooter Daniel Horner to come and test the shield this summer, where he shot 100 Green Tip 5.56 x 45mm rounds into one of the new ballistic shields without penetration.

You can lean more about the TYR Tactical® Special Mission Series of Products at www.tyrtactical.com/special-mission-series.