Jacksonville, Florida – Safariland®, a brand of The Safariland Group, a leading global provider of safety products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets and one of Cadre Holdings, Inc.’s (NYSE: CDRE) (“Cadre”) key brands is proud to announce the release of the PROTECH® Assault II and III Lightweight Shields. Integrating Level III rated rifle protection in a lightweight profile, these shields provide enhanced safety and maneuverability for tactical teams and patrol officers.
The Assault LW shields feature a triangular viewport that allows for increased vertical visibility for the operator. This innovative design ensures optimal situational awareness, enabling law enforcement professionals to respond to critical situations effectively.
“Safariland is committed to developing cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of law enforcement officers,” said James Duncan, Vice President & General Manager of Armor for Safariland. “The Assault II and III Lightweight Shields represent our dedication to providing extraordinary protection without compromising mobility. We are proud to offer these shields to our customers, knowing they will enhance officer safety and effectiveness in the field. Together, we save lives.”
The Assault II LW, weighing just 14.8 lbs., is designed to meet the needs of both tactical teams and patrol officers. Its Level III rated rifle protection offers reliable defense against various threats, including the 7.62 x 51mm, 147 gr. M80 FMJ (NATO) as wel as being NIJ 0108.01 compliant and capable of stopping impacts of the 5.56 x 45mm M193 and 7.62 x 39mm MSC special threat rounds. This lightweight shield ensures officers can maintain agility and mobility without compromising safety.
The Assault III LW, weighing only 20.4 lbs., offers exceptional ballistic coverage while remaining lightweight. Capable of stopping the 7.62 x 51mm, 147 gr. M80 FMJ (NATO), this shield provides reliable protection against high-powered rifle rounds. Additionally, it is NIJ 0108.01 compliant and capable of stopping impacts of the 5.56 x 45mm M193 and 7.62 x 39mm MSC special threat rounds.
To ensure the utmost reliability and performance, the Assault LW shields undergo rigorous testing. These comprehensive tests guarantee the shields’ ability to withstand real-world scenarios and provide reliable protection to law enforcement professionals.
Attendees are encouraged to visit booth #11271 for a first-hand look at this new product. For more information on the Assault Lightweight shields, visit Safariland.com.
About Safariland Armor
Safariland® Armor continues to set the standard in ballistic protection by continually developing cutting-edge body armor designs to provide its customers with high-performance, life-saving armor products. With a focus on advanced engineering and production techniques, the Safariland Armor brand is known for its proprietary designs and use of next generation materials to develop the thinnest, lightest, most advanced ballistic protection against a wide array of standard and special threats. For more information, visit www.safariland.com/pages/safariland-armor.
The Safariland PROTECH® line offers industry-leading tactical gear most coveted by tactical teams throughout the world. The product line includes a wide selection of field proven and cutting-edge products including ballistic shields, armor plates, helmets, and other accessories for unparalleled head to toe protection. For more information, visit www.safariland.com/collections/hard-armor. Safariland is a part of The Safariland Group family of brands.
About The Safariland Group
The Safariland Group is a leading global provider of a broad range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets. The Safariland Group offers a number of recognized brand names in these markets including Safariland® Armor, Duty Gear and Communications, Bianchi®, Break Free®, Hatch®, Med-Eng®, Identicator® and NIK®. The Safariland Group’s mission, “Together, We Save Lives®”, is inherent in the lifesaving and protective products it delivers. The Safariland Group is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC.
For more information about The Safariland Group and these products, please visit www.safariland.com.
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