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SHOT Show 22 – OTTE Gear x Bawidamann Aloha FAL Print

Friday, January 21st, 2022

OTTE Gear is giving us a sneak peek of their latest Aloha print collaboration with artist Andrew Bawidamann.

Now in its third year, this homage to Africa’s wars joins the Vietnam War and Pacific Theater of World War Two. In it you’ll find the FN FAL and Rhodesia’s national flower, the Flame Lily.

Saab Provides Camouflage Systems to France

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Saab has signed a framework contract for the supply of its Barracuda multispectral camouflage systems with the French defence procurement agency, Direction générale de l’armement (DGA). The contract includes the delivery of new camouflage systems as well as a system adaptation phase in cooperation with the DGA. The contract is for eight years and provides for annual deliveries.

With this cooperation, the DGA and the French Army will benefit from Saab’s global network and more than 60 years of expertise in the field of advanced camouflage systems. This programme has a pioneering character and is organised in different cooperation phases. In addition to the delivery of the most advanced camouflage systems for the operational areas of the French Army, the order includes a joint work phase during which the Barracuda camouflage solutions will be specifically adapted to the French Army’s operational requirements.

“The first phase of this programme will fine-tune the specification of the multispectral camouflage nets in order to meet the specific requirements of the French Army. The provided technology will enhance the user’s ability to remain undetected in the battlefield where the development of more capable and accessible sensors drastically increases the need for efficient camouflage,” says Henning Robach, head of business unit Saab Barracuda.

Solarmtex S.A.S, located in Vierzon, will be the local industrial and distribution partner for Saab’s Barracuda signature management and camouflage products in France. Saab’s Barracuda advanced camouflage systems have been delivered to more than 45 countries. Saab offers a unique package of advanced state-of-the art Barracuda camouflage systems and protection solutions, designed to limit the enemy’s detection and attack capabilities. Various solutions and configurations are available to protect camps, individuals, vehicles, weapon stations, sensors equipment and other assets in any type of terrain or environment.

SHOT Show 22 – LBT Origin Series

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

To kick off their new Origin Series, LBT is displaying a duffel and day pack in different camo patters with Leather trim.

Christensen Arms Partners with W.L. Gore and Optifade

Friday, January 14th, 2022

Gunnison, Utah – (January 13, 2022) Christensen Arms, manufacturer of state-of-the-art precision firearms and custom carbon fiber barrels, is proud to announce they have partnered with W.L. Gore for usage of Elevated II and Subalpine Optifade camouflage on their premium firearms.

“This is an incredible opportunity for two iconic industry brands to partner together for the benefit of the consumer,” said Stephen Graham, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Christensen Arms. “Optifade pattern hunting advantages have been well documented. Adding this superior pattern to our state-of-the-art hunting rifles definitely gives the hunter an extreme advantage in accuracy and concealment.”

Christensen Arms will be using Elevated II and Subalpine patterns on the award-winning Ridgeline and Ranger .22 firearms. Available models are as follows:

Ridgeline 308 WIN 16.25″ 1:10 – Elevated II Ranger .22LR 18″ – Elevated II

Ridgeline 6.5PRC 18″ 1:8 – Elevated II Ranger .22LR 18″ – Subalpine

Ridgeline 6.5CRDM 20″ 1:8 – Elevated II

Ridgeline 300 WIN MAG 26″ 1:10 – Subalpine

Ridgeline 300PRC 26″ 1:8 – Subalpine

Ridgeline 6.5PRC 24″ 1:8 – Subalpine

Ridgeline 28 Nos 26″ 1:8 – Subalpine

The Ridgeline is the quintessential hunting rifle. Offered in twenty chamberings, the rifle features a sporter carbon fiber composite gunstock and a stainless-steel radial muzzle brake built around a light target contour Christensen Arms carbon fiber wrapped barrel. The Ridgeline weighs in starting at 6.3 pounds and is backed by the Christensen Arms Sub-MOA Guarantee.

The Ranger 22 is built for precision—the bolt-action platform features an aluminum receiver with a steel recoil lug insert, Christensen Arms carbon fiber tension barrel, and a carbon fiber composite rimfire stock. The rifle is also well equipped with standard sling studs, a 0 MOA picatinny rail, and a match grade Rem 700 style trigger. The Ranger 22 weighs in starting at 5.1 pounds and is backed by a Christensen Arms Sub-MOA at 50 Yards Guarantee.

S.O.Tech Road Warrior Bag in Brushstroke

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

A travel bag designed by guys who hit the road hard, fast and often – SOF operators. These are guys who are always waiting for the balloon to go up and the call to move out. The guys who live in hotel rooms and stay prepped and organized to lift and shift to the next location on a moments notice.

The Road Warrior Bag has pockets for your power cords, first aid and survival kits, international licenses, passports and travel documents, and a main compartment organizing your hygiene items and meds. This bag stays stocked and loaded in your locker. When the call comes, you throw this in a 3 day pack with a weeks worth of clothes and you are out the door. When you are laid out in your hotel and the team needs to shift to the next town, a quick visual inspection of this pack will remind you what is missing before you blow out. Power cords, batteries, can openers, flashlights, SCUBA license, bug juice, pill packs – everything has its place. And when you get back to home base, restock before you replace because you never know when that phone is going to ring. 

The Road Warrior Bag also makes a great tool, electronics or medical bag.

Drops Friday 1/14 12pm PST. While supplies last, no backorders. $99. Use the following code at checkout for free shipping: asseenonssd


“Built to survive the world’s worst!”

Beez Combat Systems Adds MultiCam Alpine to Predator Ghillie Line

Sunday, January 9th, 2022

Beez Combat Systems has added MultiCam Alpine to their Predator Ghillie Helmet Cover options. These offer a great way to quickly camouflage your helmet, braking up its outline and blending in to the local environment.


Gold Tiger Christmas Stockings

Monday, December 13th, 2021

Gold Tiger Christmas stockings from OC Tactical start shipping out today. Use code GOLDTIGER for 10% off till the 19th.


Raven Concealment Systems Announces Signature Reduction from MATBOCK for Holsters and Accessories

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Raven Concealment Systems announced today an exciting new partnership with MATBOCK to provide Near-IR compliant signature reduction for the RCS product line.

The result of this partnership is that RCS will now be able to offer their holsters and magazine carriers clad with MATBOCK Skins.  The Skins provide significant signature reduction under both visible light and infrared/night vision, while also reducing noise signature of anything that scrapes against the outside of the holster.

MATBOCK introduced the Skins over a year ago, and since that time, they have been used extensively on helmets, dive fins, night vision goggles, and countless other pieces of kit where durable signature reduction was required.

Michael Goerlich, owner of Raven Concealment Systems explains:

“Normally, when we talk about how great our holsters are at ‘concealment,’ we’re talking about how we designed them to hug your body very closely to make it easier to hide them under clothing.

But for some missions, ‘concealment’ means something completely different.  Sometimes, the holster needs to blend in with a uniform.  Sometimes, it needs to be Near-IR Compliant so that it doesn’t show up as a glowing orb when someone is looking at you through night-vision goggles.

Some companies will use hydro-dip to put a Multicam pattern on their holsters.  This kinda ‘looks’ like Multicam (if you don’t look too closely) but it doesn’t do anything to reduce noise signature, and it actually makes your gear stand out even more under night-vision than if they had just left it black.

Other companies accomplish signature reduction by gluing Cordura nylon onto their holsters.  While that method does help with signature reduction, the MATBOCK Skins provide equal or superior signature reduction while also weighing less and being much more precisely fitted – which means they also happen to look significantly better in daylight, when your friends are admiring your gear.

This is why we are so excited to announce this partnership:  MATBOCK now provides our product-line the best Near-IR compliant signature reduction solution available on the market.”  

Just in time for the holidays, RCS has released a special bundle of their products featuring MATBOCK Skins.  Each bundle includes a Lictor M4 rifle magazine carrier, a Lictor G9 dual pistol magazine carrier, and your choice of either a Glock 19 or a Sig P320C/M18 Perun, all shipped with Multicam MATBOCK Skins factory-installed.  These bundles are available here:  rcsgear.com/matbock-ir-signature-reducing-government-kit