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Safariland PROTECH IMPAC Special Threat Plates

Safariland, a BAE Systems business, introduced the PROTECH IMPAC-HT Biceps (Upper Arm) Plate Set to its line of IMPAC special threat plates. The 7-inch x 8-inch plates come in a set of two and feature an increased curvature that conforms to the shape of the upper arm to provide added protection from handgun threats and trauma. These plates are compatible with the PROTECH Tactical upper arm (biceps) protector soft armor accessory, sliding easily into the special threat plate pocket and are made to be used in conjunction with the soft armor panels included in the accessory. The lightweight design and curvature of the IMPAC-HT Biceps Plate Set provide additional handgun threat and trauma protection to the upper arms without interfering with the officer’s mobility. The PROTECH line of IMPAC special threat plates is now available in five styles with varying threat protection. For more information, visit

Magnalight Portable LED Light

Larson Electronics’ announced the release of a powerful portable LED light equipped with an adjustable suction cup mounting system. The LED10W-1SCB LED Spotlight is outfitted with an innovative suction cup base and dual ball joint mounting system that provides strong and secure placement on any smooth surface and allows a high degree of directional adjustability. This LED spotlight has a 900 lumen output and produces a beam approximately 250 feet long by 40 feet in width. Tested to speeds of 90mph, this high power LED spotlight and adjustable suction-cup mounting system provides an ideal lighting option for boaters, security officers and industrial workers who need a reliable light source that can be quickly and easily mounted almost anywhere. For more information, visit

Burris Tactical Riflescope Line: MTAC

Burris developed a new line of riflescopes built to deliver precision, performance, versatility and shooter confidence. The new MTAC line offers five new scopes that are designed for the tactical shooters and three-gun competitors, but are versatile enough for use in the field. The new MTAC series consists of a 1x-4x 24mm, 1.5x-6x 40mm, 3.5x-10x 42mm, 4.5x-14x 42mm and a 6.5x-20x 50mm. All lenses are precision ground optics that are index matched, multi-coated with the Burris proprietary HiLume coating for unsurpassed clear, sharp, high-resolution images. For more information, visit

Smith & Wesson M&P15 300 Whisper

Smith & Wesson Corp. added a new extension to its Military & Police (M&P) Rifle Series with the introduction of the M&P15 chambered in .300 Whisper. As the first production rifle in the AR platform to be chambered in .300 Whisper (also chambers .300 AAC Blackout), the new rifle offers sub-sonic and supersonic capabilities while delivering consistent performance and accuracy. Manufactured on the M&P15 platform, the semi-automatic rifle features a 16-inch barrel constructed from 4140 chrome-moly steel. Other standard features include a 10-round magazine, integral one-piece trigger guard, dust cover, forward assist and a six-position, collapsible CAR stock. For more information, visit

Pelican HardBack Cases

Pelican Products, Inc. introduced a range of HardBack Protector Cases as travel armor for portable electronics from 7- and 10-inch tablets to 14- and 15-inch laptops. Produced from a design partnership with BMW DesignWorks, the HardBack series cases are built crush resistant, watertight and with an automatic pressure equalization valve that prevents vacuum lock to make it easier to open at any altitude. In addition, all cases in the series offer anti-scratch foam inserts to add another layer of protection for delicate electronics. To ensure they stay shut in tough conditions, they also sport stainless steel hardware and easy-snap latches. For more information, visit

Earphone Connection BlueWi™ Lapel Microphone

Bluetooth Lapel Microphone technology has arrived for the professional two-way radio user. The BlueWi NIGHTHAWK from the Ear Phone Connection is the first and only Bluetooth Lapel Microphone that delivers full shift 10-plus-hour talk time, easy pairing, no connectivity loss, and fully functional PTT. Complete kit includes the NIGHTHAWK Lapel Microphone, Fox Listen Only Earpiece, Bluetooth radio adapter and charger. For more information, visit

Tactical Gear Storage Weapon Storage

Tactical Gear Storage, a subdivision of SecureIt Tactical Inc., an industry leader in next generation weapon storage systems and armory design, has created secure and affordable weapon and gear storage. The military grade weapon storage cabinets have internal shelves and adjustable components that easily adjust to provide a new level of organizational efficiency. Seamless integration with SecureIt Tactical’s patent pending saddle system provides military grade weapons storage. The adaptable storage stores all law enforcement weapon systems, ammunition and gear. For more information, visit

Published in Law and Order, Jan 2012

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