Anyone who has ever had to deal with multiple chemical light stick deployments in a tactical operation knows how time consuming and what a pain in the you-know-what that can be. Blue Force Gear® (BFG) changed all that with its innovative and very cool new Marking and Recognition Chemstick Dispenser (MARCO™) marking light stick dispenser.
I have been writing for S.W.A.T. for over 16 years and have seen many holsters—some very good, others not worth the plastic bag I carried them home in. A holster has to do several things to make it functional. First, it needs to hold the weapon securely. Second, it must be quickly accessible—it does no
Remember when there were no such things as ear protectors, and we stuck empty brass or Kleenex in our ears? If not, you surely recall the days before battery-powered auto-shut-off hearing protectors. Then again, you might not want to be reminded of your age, but just remember, only the lucky ones grow old—and deaf. I
Katz Knives opened its doors in 1991, producing a range of factory knives and cutting tools from Japan, Spain, the USA, and Canada. Katz Knives currently produces and manages styles ranging from folders to tactical and hunting knives and even axes and hatchets. What stands out about the company is the high-quality fit and finish
What if you could have a personal shooting coach with you anytime and anyplace to help you improve your shooting? Well, now you can with MantisX™ Firearms Training System, a patent-pending one-of-a kind digital shooting coach. It takes firearms training into the 21st century and promises to revolutionize training. And it won’t break the bank,
The 300 AAC Blackout® (.300 BLK/7.62x35mm) gives you options not found in any other factory cartridge for the AR-15/M4 platform. The cartridge was developed to provide improved performance from the AR platform with only a barrel change, using standard magazines, bolts, and gas impingement systems. The design parameters of the 300 BLK make it the
Defensive handguns have evolved over the years with the addition of mounted weaponlights, red dot sights, and sometimes suppressors. Finding a proper holster can at times be problematic, especially if more than one handgun is used. SureFire has come up with an ingenious solution: the Masterfire® Rapid Deploy Holster (RDH), one holster that can be
ColonelBlades™ has come out with a new version of its popular LowVZ™ fixed-blade knife. Distributed by Bravo Company USA, the new ColonelBlades NCO™ LowVZ has all the great design features and quality that make the Colonel LowVZ such a standout, but at a more budget-friendly price. I wrote a full review of the Colonel LowVZ
The Gerber Covert Auto is an evolution of the Gerber Applegate Combat Folder designed by the late Colonel Rex Applegate in conjunction with custom knife maker Bill Harsey, Jr. It’s based on the Applegate-Fairbairn Combat Knife (a variation on the famed Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife) designed by Col. Applegate, who was recognized as America’s foremost authority on close-quarters combat with and without weapons..
There’s nothing like a 1911 to beg for a personalized set of panels. Have you looked at a set of 1911 grips and thought how you’d like some with the texture or shape just a little different? You know, a set “kinda” like this or that from another maker, but maybe more this here and