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XTech Tactical and Gun Dynamics Launch Smart Laser

Gun Dynamics have announced a crowdfunding campaign to bring XTech Tactical’s Smart Laser to market. XTech Tactical are better known for their grips, magazines and other accessories, the laser is new ground for the Arizona-based company. The Smart Laser has a sensor which detects the shooter’s finger movement and turns on the laser or 200-lumen […] Read More … The post XTech Tactical and Gun Dynamics Launch Smart Laser appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Arizona, Lasers, Press Releases, Lights, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Weapon Light, XTech Tactical, Gun Dynamics, The Smart Laser


Streamlight Introduces TLR-VIR Tactical Illuminator Weapon Light

Low-Profile Light Features Three Functions, Adjustable Eye-Safe IR Aiming Laser. Streamlight TLR-VIR Tactical Illuminator Weapon Light EAGLEVILLE, PA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Streamlight, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the TLR-VIR® II, a lightweight, compact rail-mounted tactical light with a high intensity white LED, an integrated infrared (IR) LED illuminator, and Class 1 “Eye Safe” IR aiming laser with windage and eleva...
Tags: Guns, ISO, Gear, Streamlight, Streamlight Inc, Weapon Light, Eagleville PA Streamlight Inc, Ray Sharrah


BREAKING: US Army Awards LaserMaxDefense Contract for New ‘Pistol Enhancer’

The US Army has announced that they have awarded LaserMaxDefense a contract for 20,000 Pistol Enhancers, LMD’s multifunction aiming light (MFAL). The Army was seeking a commercial off the shelf laser/light system for its new pistols. The LMD-PE-IR-1 ‘Pistol Enhancer’ beat out competition from Streamlight’s TLR-8 to win the contract. LMD describe the Pistol Enhancer MFAL as “the smallest, […] Read More … The post BREAKING: US Army Awards LaserMaxDefense Contract for New ‘Pistol Enhancer’ appeare...
Tags: Guns, Army, Breaking News, US Army, Laser, TLR, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Streamlight, LaserMax, Weapon Light, M17, Pail, LaserMaxDefense, Multifunction Aiming Light, Pistol Enhancer


SureFire Introduces New 1,000-Lumen X400U & X400UH

SureFire Introduces New 1,000-Lumen X400U & X400UH Fountain Valley, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce the launch of the all-new 1,000 lumen X400U and X400UH models. These will be available in the both red and green laser versions for holster compatible and non-holster compatible lights. The SureFire X400U is the finest duty-grade handgun WeaponLight and laser combination avai...
Tags: Guns, ISO, Gear, Gun Gear, Shooting Industry News, Surefire, Gun Lasers, Weapon Light, Fountain Valley California, Tactical Lights


Firefield Introduces its New BattleTek Laser and Flashlights Sights!

Firefield Introduces its New BattleTek Laser and Flashlights Sights! MANSFIELD, TEXAS –-(Ammoland.com)- Firefield introduces its new BattleTek Sights, ideal for quick target acquisition and tactical training, these sights are primed to deliver pin-point accuracy.Designed to fit the needs of every user, BattleTek sights are available in five different models. Offering a compact and lightweight design, the Firefield BattleTek Flashlight with green and IR laser (FF25014), Flashlight (FF25015) and...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Gear, Laser, Flashlights, Weaver, Firefield, Shooting Industry News, Weapon Light, TEXAS Ammoland com Firefield


Crimson Trace Lightguard for Smith & Wesson M&P Now Shipping

Crimson Trace has announced that their Lightguard LTG-770 weapon light designed to be fitted to the  M&P Shield, from Crimson Trace’s parent company Smith & Wesson, has begun shipping. The light weight 110 lumen white light with fit both first and second generation M&Ps. Here’s Crimson Trace’s announcement: Crimson Trace® today announced that it has begun […] Read More … The post Crimson Trace Lightguard for Smith & Wesson M&P Now Shipping appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Press Releases, Smith, Smith Wesson, Flashlights, Crimson Trace, Weapon Light, Crimson Trace Lightguard, Smith & Wesson M&P, Lightguard LTG-770, Wesson M amp ;P Now Shipping


Low Light Partner Shoothouse With Sentinel Concepts

Shoothouse Partners I recently attended Low Light Partners Shoothouse with Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts. The course was held at the Alliance Police Training Facility. It was a large class of 18 students including many who had never taken a shoothouse course before. Steve brought Ephraim Rogers, Bill Peterson, Joe Halloran and Michael Sebastian as […] Read More … The post Low Light Partner Shoothouse With Sentinel Concepts appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Training, Law Enforcement, Military, Steve, Low Light, Dogma, Steve Fisher, Home Defense, Weapon Light, Sentinel Concepts, Door Procedures, Shoothouse, Shoothouse Partners, Ephraim Rogers Bill Peterson Joe Halloran


SureFire Launches New 1,000 Lumen M600 Ultra Scout Light

SureFire Launches New 1,000 Lumen M600 Ultra Scout Light Fountain Valley, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce the launch of the all new M600U Scout Light. SureFire M600 Ultra Scout Light Powered by two 123A batteries, the M600U is a lightweight weaponlight featuring an ultra-high-output LED that delivers 1,000 lumens of blinding white light. A proprietary TIR lens shapes the re...
Tags: Guns, ISO, Gear, Surefire, Weapon Light, Fountain Valley California


Review: Wilcox RAPTAR Lite ES – Weapon Light/Laser

Wilcox is synonymous with night vision. They are one of the leaders of night vision accessories and have been making weapon lights and lasers for decades. Their Wilcox RAPTAR came out a few years ago as a laser pointer and laser rangefinder. However, the RAPTAR is rather expensive. So Wilcox decided to make an entry-level […] Read More … The post Review: Wilcox RAPTAR Lite ES – Weapon Light/Laser appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Lasers, Wilcox, Night Vision, Weapon Light, IR laser


PEO Soldier Unveil New Multifunction Aiming Lights for US Army

At a recent Close Combat Lethality Tech Day at the Pentagon, Program Executive Office Soldier showed off some of the new Multifunction Aiming Light, or MFALs, they have been testing. The new MFALs are designed to help soldiers acquire and hit targets quickly and efficiently in a variety of combat situations. New Multifunction Aiming Lights have reportedly been developed […] Read More … The post PEO Soldier Unveil New Multifunction Aiming Lights for US Army appeared first on The Firearm Blog. ...
Tags: Guns, Defense, US Army, Daily News, Flashlights, Weapon Light, Peo Soldier, MFAL, Multifunction Aiming Lights, Pentagon Program Executive Office Soldier


Low Light: Lumens Defined

When purchasing a light, especially a light for self defense there are numerous terms thrown around. Many do not understand the definition of lumens. This article will help define and explain the definition’s importance when choosing a light. How Many is Enough? “All the lumens” is the rage right now and the lumen race is […] Read More … The post Low Light: Lumens Defined appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Light, Power, Measurement, Handheld, Lens, Flashlights, Lumens, Weapon Light, Output, Source


Cloud Defensive OWL – Optimized Weapon Light

Cloud Defensive has been making weapon light accessories that focus on controlling the tape switch. Now they are bringing out their own weapon light: The Cloud Defensive Optimized Weapon Light (OWL) It was teased briefly at SHOT Show but unfortunately I had schedule conflicts that prevented me from seeing it in person. The OWL was […] Read More … The post Cloud Defensive OWL – Optimized Weapon Light appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Editorial, Flashlights, Weapon Light, Cloud Defensive


MERKLIGHT X-Series AR-15 Tactical Lights

Merklight is a new company located in Indianapolis, IN. They have recently launched their first product called X-Series Light. It is a weapon light designed to be installed inside the AR-15 handguard resulting in a set of eight LED lights around the circumference of the barrel. This product is developed for home defense purposes. It is compatible with free […] Read More … The post MERKLIGHT X-Series AR-15 Tactical Lights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Startup, Indianapolis, Daily News, Flashlights, Beam, Ar-15, Rifles, Other Gear & Gadgets, Lumen, Handguard, Weapon Light, AR-15 light, Barrel Shadow, Built-in


Viridian to Introduce New Products at DSEI

All three FACT models—including the FACT DUTY, FACT COMPACT and FACT MICROcome fully equipped with Viridian’s patented INSTANT-ON technology. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –-(Ammoland.com)- Viridian Weapon Technologies is proud to present cutting-edge weapon-mounted technologies at the 2017 Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) event in London. DSEI, a world-leading event for global defense and security markets, will be held at the ExCel convention center September 12 through 15. Attendees ...
Tags: Usa, London, Guns, Law Enforcement, Gear, Minneapolis Minnesota, WMC, Minneapolis Minn, DSEI, Viridian, Weapon Light, Law Enforcement Gear, Viridian Weapon Technologies, Brian Hedeen, Gun Camera, Security Equipment International DSEI


New Nightstick Weapon Lights

Nightstick, a brand owned by Bayco Products, announced the company was now selling four new weapon lights for your defensive firearm. The models are the TWM-350, TWM-350S, TWM-850XL and TWM-850XLS. The names may not be catchy, but I suppose not everything can be called Avenger, Patriot or Skull Crusher. These weapon lights mounts to the accessory rail […] Read More … The post New Nightstick Weapon Lights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Flashlight, Daily News, Flashlights, Bayco Products, NIghtStick, Weapon Light


Surefire Masterfire Holster with x300 Weaponlight – Review

The Surefire booth at SHOT 2017 had enough space to play a full team vs team street hockey game. And yet, surrounded by bullet proof lights, milspec silencers and well, more lights, it was strange that the one product that really caught my attention was a holster. For one, the Masterfire holster system is unique […] Read More … The post Surefire Masterfire Holster with x300 Weaponlight – Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Companies, Flashlights, Pistols, Holster, Surefire, Weapon Light, MasterFire


SureFire’s Brand New Line of Scout Lights Now Available

SureFire Scout Lights Banner FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. -(Ammoland.com)- SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, is proud to announce seven new configurations of their widely popular Scout Light series of weaponlights.These new configurations have several combinations of new options including the ADM quick disconnect throw lever mount or RM45 off-set mount, and all options include dual switches, for both push button and press...
Tags: Guns, ISO, Gear, Adm, Surefire, Weapon Light, SureFire LLC, Fountain Valley California


Steiner MK7 Remington 870 Battlelight

Here’s another one for the “new to me” category. Steiner Optics has an illumination product specific to the shotgun platform. While researching weapon lights for a fun project, I stumbled across the MK7 Battlelight, a magazine tube endcap replacement that provides 350 lumens of forward throw light. The complete unit only adds four inches of […] Read More … The post Steiner MK7 Remington 870 Battlelight appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Shotgun, Shotguns, Daily News, Flashlights, Steiner, Steiner Optics, Weapon Light


NEW Lucid C3 Weapon Light

Weapon lights have evolved in the past 10-15 years and obviously LEDs have been a big part of the transformation. Battery life, ruggedness, size and light output are at the top of the list for advantages over their incandescent kin. LUCID Optics has just joined the illumination game with the C3: a dual LED weapon light […] Read More … The post NEW Lucid C3 Weapon Light appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Led, Lucid, Flashlights, Lucid Optics, Pistols, Rifles, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, Weapon Light, C3


LUCID Optics Offers C3 Weapons Light

LUCID Optics Offers C3 Weapons Light Lucid Optics Wyoming –-(Ammoland.com)- LUCID Optics,  the manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, is proud to offer the C3 Weapons Light recently displayed at SHOT Show 2017.LUCID’s new C3 Weapons Light was designed to bring you light in the darkness. This light is waterproof and shockproof and built in a 6061 aluminum housing. It has a brightness of 300 lumens, beam distance of 70 ft and a simple press and hold strobe function. Thi...
Tags: Guns, Gear, AAA, Lucid, Lucid Optics, Gun Gear, Weapon Light, 2017 SHOT Show, Tactical Lights


4Sevens’ New WS1 Pistol Light | SHOT 2017

4Sevens is starting to get into the weapon light market. They have been quietly making some great handheld lights for over the past 10 years. Their Quark series is rather popular as it is modular so you can choose different heads for different modes of light as well as different body lengths for your choice […] Read More … The post 4Sevens’ New WS1 Pistol Light | SHOT 2017 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Flashlights, Weapon Light


SIG Rance Day 2017 | SHOT 2017

This was my first year attending SIG’s Range Day. It was held at the Clark County Shooting Complex which is located in the northern outskirts of Las Vegas. It is a good hour drive from the Shot Show Range in Boulder City. The entire range is setup for SIG Sauer. They have bays with almost […] Read More … The post SIG Rance Day 2017 | SHOT 2017 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Las Vegas, Optics, Flashlights, Boulder City, Clark County, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Green Laser, Weapon Light


New Products At SIG Range Day 2017 | SHOT 2017

This was my first year attending SIG’s Range Day. It was held at the Clark County Shooting Complex which is located in the northern outskirts of Las Vegas. It is a good hour drive from the Shot Show Range in Boulder City. The entire range is setup for SIG Sauer. They have bays with almost […] Read More … The post New Products At SIG Range Day 2017 | SHOT 2017 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Las Vegas, Optics, Flashlights, Boulder City, Clark County, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Green Laser, Weapon Light


Surefire XC2 WeaponLight Launch at 2017 Shot Show

Surefire XC2 WeaponLight SureFire Fountain Valley, CA – -(Ammoland.com)- SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest, and most innovative, illumination tools and tactical products, will be launching its brand-new XC2 at the 2017 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.The XC2 is the next evolution of SureFire’s game changing, ultra-compact pistol lights and builds upon the success of its predecessor, the XC1. It features the same impressive 200-lumen output as the XC1, but also has a 635nm hi...
Tags: Guns, ISO, Gear, Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas Nevada, Gun Gear, SHOT Show, Surefire, Weapon Light


An AK Overload Of Lumens

Legion USA imports and sells various accessories for AKs, Veprs, Saigas, etc. I was perusing what they have and found this ridiculous weapon light that looks more at home on an off road vehicle. The Kaspiy has four LEDs and a built in laser. The top corners have 45 degree offset rails to add more […] Read More … The post An AK Overload Of Lumens appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Laser, Flashlights, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, Shooting Accessories, Other Gear & Gadgets, AK47, Weapon Light


450 Lumen Pistol Light – Olight Valkyrie PL-1 II

I was taught in a training class years ago that 60-80 lumens on a short range weapon light was more than adequate for defensive situations. Has that sentiment changed with advances in LED technology? A new pistol light, the Valkyrie PL-1 II from Olight, projects 450 lumens, which leads me to believe that their is increased demand […] Read More … The post 450 Lumen Pistol Light – Olight Valkyrie PL-1 II appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Companies, Flashlight, Daily News, Flashlights, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Olight, Weapon Light


DeSantis Offers Holsters for Glock Pistols with Streamlight TLR-6

DeSantis Gunhide announced that its two popular pocket holsters, the Nemesis and the Super Fly, are now available for the micro Glock pistols fitted with the Streamlight TLR-6. The Nemesis may be the most popular pocket holster on the market. It is very reasonably priced and provides a very good carry experience. I own several […] Read More … The post DeSantis Offers Holsters for Glock Pistols with Streamlight TLR-6 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Laser, Daily News, Flashlights, Shooting Accessories, Holster, DeSantis, Streamlight, DeSantis Gunhide, TLR-6, Weapon Light


POTD: SureFire X300 In Rogue One

Jiang Wen portrays Baze Malbus in the new Star Wars movie: Rogue One. A SureFire X300 was spotted on his prop weapon. It is just as bad as the ATI stock that was on Captain Phasma’s gun in Force Awakens. At least the SureFire X300 is small and you probably won’t notice it as much […] Read More … The post POTD: SureFire X300 In Rogue One appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Star Wars, Guns, Companies, Jiang Wen, Ati, Rogue One, Flashlights, Phasma, Guns & Gear, Surefire, Weapon Light


SureFire Launches New Weaponlight with Auto-Adjusting Intellibeam Technology

SureFire M600IB Scout Light with IntelliBeam Technology SureFire Fountain Valley, CA -(AmmoLand.com)- SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, has launched their new M600IB Intellibeam ScoutLight.The revolutionary M600IB utilizes SureFire’s proprietary IntelliBeam Technology—an intelligent sensor and microprocessor-based system that continuously evaluates the environment where the beam is aimed—to automatically adjust t...
Tags: Guns, ISO, Gear, New Product, Gun Gear, Firearms Accessories, Surefire, Weapon Light, SureFire LLC


Leapers Upgrades UTG Compact Grip Light

Leapers Inc. announced the company upgraded the UTG Compact Grip Light to offer more power and increased efficiency. This is a weapon light designed for use on AR-15 and similar rifles with a Picatinny type accessory rail. Leapers states the Compact Grip Light has an upgraded LED that ups the light output to 400 lumens […] Read More … The post Leapers Upgrades UTG Compact Grip Light appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Flashlight, Daily News, Flashlights, Weapon Light, Leapers