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Dead Air Armament – the silence of suppression…

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Jackal Stone 2014

Netherlands Maritime Special Operations Forces, Norwegian Marine Jaeger Kommando, Czech Republic Special Operations Forces and U.S. Special Operations Forces service members trained on 11-metre rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) during a training evolution as part of Exercise Jackal Stone 2014 in Den Helder, Netherlands, on Sept. 12, 2014.  Jackal Stone is an annual joint special operations exercise designed to enhance capabilities and interoperability amongst the participating special operations forces to build mutual respect while sharing doctrinal concepts, training concepts and various tactics, techniques and procedures.

Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William S. Parker, US Navy.

The SALAMANDRA Plate-Carrier from Project Gecko / OSO Gear

Unlike most current plate-carriers on the market, the “SALAMANDRA” comes in a ready-to-go configuration.  Rather than needing to buy all of your pouches separately – and the resulting ‘some-assembly-required’ approach needed to get ready for the field – the Salamandra includes all basic pouches – and even a backpack – already attached.  

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Besides being a smarter and easier purchase process, the pre-configured, ready-to-go nature of the SALAMANDRA also makes you tactically more efficient and effective and reduces your gear-admin time as well.  In addition to these points, the SALAMANDRA also offers other key features and benefits worth taking a closer look at…

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AIMPOINT: Micro T-2 sight

Last week, Aimpoint, the originator and world leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, announced the addition of the new Micro T-2 sight to the company’s professional product line. The Micro T-2 will be available for shipment around the middle of this month, and will be offered alongside the company’s existing Micro T-1 product.

Since its introduction in 2007, the Aimpoint Micro sight has become the worldwide standard for compact reflex sights. Law enforcement and military end users have embraced this sight for its compact size, durability, and extremely long battery life.

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Nonetheless, feedback received from professional end users identified a series of desired product enhancements that have now been added. These changes include: a new sight housing which allows the addition of front and rear protective flip covers and anti-reflective devices, additional physical protection for the sight’s adjustment turrets, and increased ruggedness for the sight’s internal electronic components.

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Hyde Definition and MMI Textiles partner for production and distribution of PenCott™ camouflage fabrics

MMI Textiles and Hyde Definition have forged a partnership for the production and distribution of PenCott printed camouflage fabrics in the US and international military and commercial markets.

OCTOBER 7, 2014 – MMI Textiles introduces Hyde Definition’s PenCott™ family of patterns into its strong portfolio of military textile products.  The PenCott™ inventory will initially consist of the BadLands™, GreenZone™, SandStorm™ and SnowDrift™ patterns on 500D Cordura, Nylon-Cotton Ripstop, and 50D Polyester fabrics – all printed and finished to meet US milspec nIR standards.  Future production will also expand to include Asia for delivery to our customers who manufacture their end products in the Far East.  Additional fabric and fabric-based substrates will be added to the portfolio as well – some of which will also leverage new printing technologies.

Increased availability of PenCott™ patterns, with commitment from MMI

MMI has always had a strong commitment to the US armed forces, and many of their international customers also seek quality products that have been manufactured to US standards.  They have over 30 years of experience in the military market producing cotton, nylon, polyester and blended fabrics.

PenCott family 500D Cordura

The PenCott™ family of camouflage patterns greatly enhances MMI’s existing product offering and MMI is excited to have this opportunity to increase sales and marketing efforts for the patterns through this newly created partnership.

For further information about the PenCott™ patterns, please visit www.HydeDefinition.com and/or the PenCott™ Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/PenCottcamouflage

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