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SENTRY Solutions Dry Lubrication System Cleans and Protects While Using your Firearms and Knives

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

SENTRY SOLUTIONS – The Oil Free Gun & Gear Care Choice

SENTRY Solutions gun care products have been around for years. Are you still cleaning and oiling your guns, knives, and gear? Read below why SENTRY Solutions’ dry lubrication system will stop this vicious cycle and let you enjoy more range time, not cleaning time!

Let’s start off with the SENTRY Original Tuf-Cloth, a 12″ x 12″ lint-free cloth in a resealable pouch that is a CDLP Cleaner, Dry Lubricant and Protectant all in one. This go-to cloth will give you literally hundreds, if not years of use. Keep one in your range bag, your gun locker, even your glove compartment. After a day on the range, simply wipe guns off and stow them away. Next time you pull them out for a day of training, you’ll notice that they aren’t tacky or oily and they are lint and dust free. Amazing! It’s SENTRY’s unique dry lubrication technology that does it.

Unlike traditional cleaners and lubricants, the CDLP in the cloth wipes away any dirt and fingerprints and leaves behind a micro bonding shield making metals non-stick, leaving a protected surface that does not attract and hold debris. Performance, reliability, and accuracy are enhanced; cleaning becomes as simple as brushing off and re-wiping. You will find that even after thousands of rounds, guns look like they haven’t been fired and residue is just wiped away.

SENTRY Tuf-Glide comes in a handy applicator bottle or pen applicator, both excellent choices for hard to reach areas and to “re-activate” your Tuf-Cloth after hundreds of uses. Tuf-Glide’s CDLP technology not only removes the gunk, protects from debris, lint, and dirt sticking to the metal parts, but it also lubricates and protects against corrosion and rust (without sticky oils) and keeps parts moving and functioning at their optimal level even in extreme heat and cold – no gunk freeze-up!

You’ll find more uses for the Tuf-Glide in your tool arsenal, too. Don’t forget your knives need protection too!

What is little, is mighty, especially when it comes in the form of SENTRY Hi-Slip Grease. Offered in either a 2 oz. jar or 12cc syringe, Hi-Slip Grease is a concentrate, in that, a little will go a long way for lubing and protecting against corrosion, especially from salt water, sweat, and any powder residue. It prevents galling on metals such as stainless, blued, titanium, and aluminum, even under high loads and extreme conditions.

Hi-Slip Grease, once applied, does not migrate and will protect metal surfaces in temperatures from -54C/-65F to 343C/650F. If you’ve got some training to do in Antarctica or the Yuma desert, this is the stuff to protect your firearms.

A handy tip from gunsmiths: Use Hi-Slip Grease to hold those tiny and tricky springs and washers during assembly. Saves an afternoon on your knees looking for one tiny spring under your dusty work bench.

Although, you shouldn’t make it a habit to look down a gun barrel, bore and barrel cleaning is a fact of life. SENTRY Smooth-Kote Bore and Barrel Treatment is the answer to cut down time and how often your bores and barrels need attention.

How do they do that? Smooth-Kote is based on the same oil free technology using a molydbenum dry lubricant to protect against friction, fouling, and wear. It’s fast drying properties micro bond to the metals and, here’s a big benefit, it actually enhances accuracy, bullet velocity, and reliability. It also eliminates grime and it reduces extreme fouling, leading to less time and less frequent cleaning your bores and barrels!

Once you try SENTRY’s BP-2000 Powder, you’ll wonder why you didn’t get on the SENTRY Solutions bandwagon before. This super unique dry lube powder is made from pure powdered, sub-micron, passivated molybdenum disulfide that naturally micro bonds to any metal surface. In other words, it reduces the coefficient of friction, and if that doesn’t make sense – it reduces friction 20 percent more effectively compared to an oiled surface.

You’ll find a smoother and lighter trigger pull, eliminating trigger creep for a crisp release and reset.

Breaking in a new pistol or rifle? Hate the barrel-break-in time? Using BP-2000 Powder will significantly reduce barrel-break-in time AND significantly reduce the number of rounds needed in the process. These days, anything to help save on ammo costs is a good thing!

SENTRY Solutions products are an essential part of gun and knife care. Protecting what protects you and your family shouldn’t be left to products that cannot stand up to tough environmental conditions or the ravages of time and moisture. The benefits of using SENTRY Solutions products are:

• Oil Free – no gunk or oils to collect dust, dirt, and debris
• Actually continues to lubricate while functioning – keeping guns and knives clean and protected
• Prevents corrosion. Marine Tuf-Cloth and Tuf-Glide is designed specifically for salt-water or high humidity environments
• Improves the functioning of the firearm or knife. Improves accuracy and reliability
• Fast-drying, micro-bonding
• Use on multiple types of metals
• Keep in mind all the metal products you use that could use some SENTRY Solutions attention – tools, bicycles, boats, fishing equipment, motorcycles, and so much more.

AeroVironment Awarded $45 Million Option for Switchblade Tactical Missile Systems Under U.S. Army Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems Contract

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

• Combat proven Switchblade 300 with patented “wave-off” feature and recommit ability provides operators with increased lethality, reach and precision strike capabilities with low collateral effects

• Contract option includes first approved export to an allied nation, extending Switchblade’s unique capabilities to friendly forces and promoting interoperability for joint operations


Switchblade 300 is a back-packable and rapidly-deployable tactical missile system for use against beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) targets. (Photo: AeroVironment, Inc. )

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., April 20, 2021 –AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced the U.S. Army has exercised an option on its Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems (LMAMS) contract for additional Switchblade® 300 tactical missile systems for the Army and for export to an allied nation. The $44,961,751 contract option increases the total value of the contract to $122,523,677. Delivery will take place over a two-year period.

AeroVironment received the contract option on March 16, 2021 and it will be managed by the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Redstone Arsenal and the U.S. Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.

“Switchblade is a versatile, combat-proven loitering missile that offers a unique combination of portability, precision, rapid deployment and collateral damage avoidance capabilities to our customers,” said Brett Hush, AeroVironment vice president and product line general manager for tactical missile systems. “The adoption of Switchblade systems across the U.S. armed forces, and now by the first allied nation, reflects its compelling capabilities and its potential for joint interoperability.”

AeroVironment’s combat proven Switchblade 300 is back-packable and rapidly deployable from ground platforms, including a multipack launcher, providing warfighters with rapid-response force protection and precision strike capabilities up to 10 kilometers (6 miles) from its launch location. Its high precision, combined with specialized effects and patented “wave-off” feature, results in Switchblade’s ability to minimize or even eliminate collateral damage.

Liemke Introduces Keiler Thermal Monoculars

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

San Antonio, Texas (April 20, 2021) – Liemke, a leader in high-definition thermal imaging for hunting and nature observation, is now shipping its popular Keiler 13 Pro and Keiler 35 Pro thermal monoculars in the United States. Designed as hand-held devices, these compact and rugged spotters can detect heat signatures in all light conditions – nighttime, daytime, dawn, or dusk – giving hunters a clear edge in the field for observing and tracking game.

The pocket-size Keiler 13 Pro features heat signature detection up to 500 yards while the Keiler 35 Pro has detection capability up to 1,350 yards. Heat sources can be displayed in various color modes in both models and can be enlarged digitally to show even finer detail when viewing game.

These high-performance monoculars are built to withstand the heaviest downpours and have 50 Hz frame rates ensuring fast refresh rates for unsurpassed image quality and easy viewing.  They also have recording capability with internal data storage of 16G. Video and photos can be transferred via cable from the Keiler 13 Pro. The Keiler 35 Pro has integrated Wi-Fi allowing live image data to be transferred to an Android® or Apple® device up to 54 yards away.

“Liemke thermal devices are at the forefront of technology, delivering proven German engineering,” said Jason Evans, CEO, Blaser Group.  “This reputation for unparalleled performance is why the Liemke brand has long been the top choice among European hunters, and we are excited to offer these advanced thermal optics to American hunters and others who require state-of-the-art thermal imaging.”

Keiler 13 Pro (Forest)

Features:
• 13mm objective lens
• Ceramic VOx detector with 240×180 pixel resolution
• 17µm pixel pitch
• LCOS display with 720×540 pixel resolution
• Shutter / Calibration is Auto / Manual
• Optical Zoom 1.2x
• Fixed Focus
• Digital Zoom 2x
• Field of View 18 x 13?
• Field of View 50M at 100M
• Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
• Battery Run Time – up to 12 hours of continuous operation
• Weight: 11.64 ounces
• Backed by a 3-year warranty
• In accordance with strict regulations, the thermal imaging scope is certified according to IP66 standards to provide optimal protection against dust and heavy rain.

MSRP: $1,332.00

Keiler 35 Pro (Forest / Field)

Features:
• 35mm objective lens
• Ceramic VOx detector with 384×288 pixel resolution
• 12µm pixel pitch
• LCOS display in QVGA format with 1,280×960 pixel resolution
• Shutter / Calibration is Auto / Manual
• Optical Zoom 2.5x
• Manual Focus
• Digital Zoom 2-4x
• Wi-Fi Live
• Field of View 11 x 8?
• Field of View 13m at 100m
• Lithium-ion rechargeable battery
• Battery Run Time – at least 7 hours
• Weight: 14.81 ounces
• Backed by a 3-year warranty
• In accordance with strict regulations, the thermal imaging scope is certified according to IP66 standards to provide optimal protection against dust and heavy rain.

MSRP: $3,332.00

liemke.com/en

High Speed Gear Adds AmChar as Newest Distributor

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

SWANSBORO, N.C. – April 20, 2021 – High Speed Gear® grew its distributor base even further by signing on one of the nation’s premier firearm wholesalers, the New York-based AmChar Wholesale Inc.

AmChar Wholesale Inc, a leading wholsale distributor, received its opening order of HSGI® gear April 9 and is ready to start supplying its dealers.

“The addition of AmChar to our network is key to servicing the law enforcement market in the fullest capacity,” said Allison Mitchum, HSGI director of sales and marketing. “Our products have become the gear of choice for law enforcement agencies all over the world, especially now as we prepare to launch the Comp-Tac® CT3™ Level III holster. So, our partnership with AmChar is the perfect alliance for our brand and for our customers. Furthermore, HSGI’s core values pair perfectly with AmChar’s mission.”

“We are proud to offer High Speed Gear to our customers,” said Tony DiChario, AmChar president and CEO. “This company is offering something new and different that we think fits the interests of our buyers.”

AmChar has been in the firearms business since 1980. During the last 40 years, it became one of the top distributors in the industry for law enforcement entities and independent dealers in the United States. AmChar is backed by industry professionals who have been in the firearms business for over a half century. AmChar Wholesale is one of the largest law enforcement distributors in the United States and the top Glock law enforcement distributor for the past several years. The company also operates a secondary warehouse and distribution center in McDonough, GA.

Among the popular products from High Speed Gear and Comp-Tac® now in stock and available from AmChar are the:

• ReFlex™ IFAK System
• Various Duty TACOs®
• Handcuff TACO®
• X2R® TACO®
• Various Polymer TACOs®
• Double Decker® TACO®
• Triple Pistol TACO®
• CT3™ Lvl III holster (coming soon)
• Kydex Tourniquet TACO®

Dealers can establish an account with AmChar Wholesale Inc. by calling 585-325-3951 x155. To place an order with AmChar, dealers can contact them at [email protected]

AmChar Wholesale Inc.
Mike Hutchings, national sales manager
585-328-3951 x155

High Speed Gear
Allison Mitchum, director of sales and marketing
[email protected]
910-325-1000 x1306

Hudson Supplies proud exhibitor at BlueLine Expo International (Virtual) – April 22, 2022

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

You will have the opportunity to chat with the owner and/or one of his team member:

Drone and security specialist for LE, Product Manager for various LE brands and Jim Bremner President of CTOA. Download the latest product information and get latest information:

Blueline Event:

pheedloop.com/BlueLineExpo/site/home

Blueline Registration:

pheedloop.com/BlueLineExpo/site/register

Hudson Supplies is proud to confirmed a $ 10 000 partnership for the Tough Mountie Challenge 4th edition that will be held on October 2nd 2021.

The Foundation of Stars supports pediatric research for children and teenagers.

Details  www.foundationofstars.ca and Tough Mountie: gendarmedefer.com/race-details

Pilgrim Ammunition Self Defense Pistol Ammunition Now Available

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Sarasota, FL – Pilgrim Ammunition, a manufacturer of premium high-velocity, lead-free, defensive pistol ammunition has inventory ready to ship to consumers.  Pilgrim Ammunition’s Torch™ line of cartridges uses premium materials and components and innovative design to produce ammunition that rapidly expands in soft targets to mitigate overpenetration, increases kinetic energy and reduces felt recoil.  Torch™ is available in .380ACP, 9mm +P, .40 S&W and .45ACP +P.

The heart of the design and performance of Torch is the use of a precision CNC machined, all-copper bullet that is lightweight and lead free.  This helps achieve velocities up to 75% faster than traditional pistol ammunition in comparative cartridges, such as up to 2,000fps for the 9mm +P cartridge.  This hyper-velocity allows the lightweight hollow point bullet to penetrate then rapidly expand in a starburst pattern to fully deliver its kinetic energy while mitigating the risk of overpenetration.  To date there has been zero overpenetration during company testing using industry standard ballistic gelatin. The lightweight bullet also reduces the felt recoil which is helpful for controllability and follow-up shots, in particular with smaller and more compact pistols. 

Torch® ammunition is now available for consumer direct purchase at Pilgrim Ammunition.  Currently Torch™ is sold in boxes of 20rds each and with an MSRP of $34.95 for the .380ACP, $34.95 for the 9mm +P and 35.95 for the .40S&W +P and $39.95 for the .45ACP +P.  For more information and complete technical specifications, please visit www.pilgrimammunition.com

Noisefighters and 4D Tactical Introduce Heatsync, A Sweat-Wicking, Silver-Embedded Fabric Ear Pad Cover for Headsets

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (19 APRIL, 2021)

NOISEFIGHTERS and its development partner 4D TACTICAL today announces the public launch of the HEATSYNCTM sweat-wicking, form-fitting fabric ear pad cover for headsets. Heatsync addresses the #1 problem with over-the-ear headsets: in hot weather, there is internal sweat accumulation and excessive heat buildup. A form-fitting cover — made 100% in the U.S.A. from advanced materials including 4D Tactical’s NanoTech silver-embedded, antimicrobial, wicking fabric — is pulled tight over the headset’s existing ear pads. In use, the Heatsync draws perspiration out from the inside of the headset and helps cool the wearer through the evaporative process, while also eliminating the slimy feeling normally associated with pressing wet rubber ear pads against the head in hot weather.

“Teaching over 70 classes a year, I practically live in hearing protection. The comfort and protection Noisefighters products offer is second to none, and the new Heatsync has only made it better. Goodbye, sweaty earpro!” said Erik “Trek” Utrecht, owner of Michigan Defensive Firearms Institute (MDFI: https://trainmdfi.com). MDFI is a Michigan-based training company that trains over 1500 students annually with the goal of building responsibly-armed citizens that are confident and competent with their defensive tools.


Photo showing the Noisefighters Heatsync in coyote brown and black colors installed on headsets, with Qore Performance IceVents Ventilated Headbands additionally installed.

“After more than two years of development, I’m extremely excited to get Heatsync out into the world. Being able to partner with 4D Tactical on this product is a dream come true, as their leadership team brings decades of experience to the table and a standing in the industry that’s really unmatched,” said Neal Brace, inventor of the product and owner of Noisefighters. “Heatsync is, to my knowledge, the first viable answer to the problem that my customers have brought up time and time again: in hot weather, how does one stay cool, or at least comfortable, while wearing a headset that is designed to seal the noise out? The solution we came up with is tightly form fitting, keeps the ear cup cavity fully open for comfort, and ensures the noise seal is totally closed for safety. It doesn’t rely on electronics, just specially-engineered fabrics and a clever design.”

4D Tactical’s leadership team, including CEO Heidi Dennis and Vice President David Dennis, said in a statement that they were, “[…] very pleased to have had the opportunity to collaborate with Noisefighters. We feel the Heatsync product provides significant improvements to conventional headset ear seals. We hope this is just the beginning of our collaboration with Noisefighters.”


Photo showing the Noisefighters Heatsync in coyote brown installed on a headset and attached to a helmet.

Heatsync is a universal cover designed to fit every headset that uses the industry standard 4″ (102 mm) tall by 3″ (76 mm) wide oval or rectangular ear pads of thicknesses between 0.5″ (12.7mm) and 0.75″ (19mm). A stainless steel expanding spring is included to lock the Heatsync cover to the inside of each cup on the headset and keep the ear cup cavity open. The cover was tested and proven to fit all current headsets from Ops-Core®, Peltor®, Howard Leight®, Sordin®, Walker’s Game Ear®, and many brands of aviation headsets, as well. It may fit other headsets with slightly smaller, larger, or even fully circular ear pads with different thicknesses, as well, due to the stretchable fabric construction. Installation is very fast, easy, and reversible, with no evidence of the cover ever having been attached.


Photo showing the form-fitting nature of the Noisefighters Heatsync sweat-wicking fabric cover, shown in both coyote brown and black colors.

During extreme cold weather use, the cover additionally provides an insulative barrier between the freezing cold rubber ear pads and the user’s face. The Heatsync’s proprietary fabrics are also pleasing to the touch and add a noticeable amount of comfort versus rubber ear pads. The design is fully compatible with either foam-filled or gel-filled ear pads, and its highly-compliant fabric is a perfect fit with Noisefighters’ Sightlines gel-filled ear pads that feature a patented relief cut feature for glasses arms to pass through.


Photo showing both colors of the Noisefighters Heatsync with product packaging.

Heatsync is made in the U.S.A. and is fully Berry Amendment and TAA compliant.

Heatsync’s MSRP is $90, with product launch sale pricing set at $75. Noisefighters offers a discount program for LEO / MIL and veterans / EMS / FD / security professionals / defensive tactics instructors, with details available on its website on the FAQ page. Organizations looking to purchase in bulk can inquire about a volume discount.

Noisefighters has the Heatsync available for sale on its website and will soon make it available through its extensive, worldwide dealer network.

CONTACT:

Noisefighters
www.noisefighters.com [email protected]
616-226-3551
Instagram: @noisefighters

Rheinmetall and Northrop Grumman Agree to Strategic Partnership for Precision-Guided Enhanced Range Artillery Ammunition

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Rheinmetall and Northrop Grumman have formalized an agreement to cooperate in the field of precision-guided enhanced range artillery ammunition. Rheinmetall’s South African subsidiary Rheinmetall Denel Munition and Northrop Grumman signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement to this effect in February 2021. During this period, the two companies plan to cooperate together in order to offer forward-looking ammunition technology to the international market, including the United States, to support future artillery operations.

The partnership will focus, above all, on achieving an enhanced range 155mm artillery round fitted with an integrated M1156 precision guidance kit (PGK), as well as on developing a new 155mm projectile with an improved integrated propulsion system.
In service with a number of armed forces, the M1156 PGK is an inexpensive, immediately available means of enhancing the accuracy of existing types of artillery ammunition. In combination with Rheinmetall’s V-LAP projectile, which currently achieves the longest maximum range of any conventional artillery projectile, the M1156 PGK results in a swiftly available solution, proven in numerous combat operations, for long-range precision-guided munitions. The longest range ever attained by a conventional artillery projectile currently stands at 76 kilometres, achieved in 2019 at the Alkantpan test range with a non-NATO Joint Ballistics Memorandum of Understanding (JBMOU)-conforming 52-calibre gun and RDM 155mm projectile.

The armed forces of more than twelve nations now use enhanced range Rheinmetall artillery ammunition from South Africa. The integration of tried-and-tested technologies results in a quick increase in capabilities and combat power. Furthermore, other NATO nations and non-JBMOU users can adopt this solution based on Rheinmetall’s existing artillery portfolio.

Rheinmetall and Northrop Grumman have conducted testing of the V-LAP projectile variants and PGK in South Africa early in 2021, and are intending to demonstrate it later at the US Army proving ground in Yuma, Arizona.