The ProTac HL 5-X USB features a rechargeable design using Streamlight’s own lithium ion batteries. (Photo: Streamlight) Streamlight’s USB flashlight series gets a new addition in the way of the ProTac HL 5-X USB rechargeable system. Serving up 3,500 lumens, the ProTac HL 5-X USB ships with two Streamlight 18650 lithium ion batteries featuring an
The 19X is the latest pistol to get the Viridian laser/light treatment. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) Glock 19X laser/light accessories have officially made their way to Viridian Weapons Technologies, with Viridian adding Glock 19X compatibility to several popular models. Viridian said the Glock 19X boasts compatibility with the E-Series, C-Series, X-Series and Reactor accessory lines. The
Kinetic Development Group offers new colors for its Scarging Handles designed for the FN Scar. (Photo: Kinetic Development Group) Kinetic Development Group rolls out new colors on its popular FN Scar Charging Handle, affectionately known as the Scarging Handles. Offered in matte Black Cerakote and Flat Dark Earth, the Scarging Handles feature a low carbon
A holster display showcasing both leather and Kydex models. (Photo: Jacki Billings) Causing immense debate between the two sides, much like the mere mention of 9mm vs .45 ACP, Kydex holsters vs leather holsters is a battle between old school vs new school. Kydex sheets were first developed in 1965 by Rohm and Haas, originally
The Accu-Tac HD-50 bipod tackles the recoil seen in larger caliber rifles. (Photo: Accu-Tac) Accu-Tac swings into the rifle party with the new Accu-Tac HD-50 bipod designed to support heavier rifle platforms. The newest product to join Accu-Tac’s family of bipods, the HD-50 was crafted specifically for use with 50 BMG caliber long guns. The
The 5-25x50mm is the latest scope model to enter EOTech’s Vudu lineup. (Photo: EOTech) EOTech released a new addition to its Vudu precision riflescope line, launching the new Vudu 5-25x50mm scope. The first focal plane 5-25x50mm features an XCTM high-density glass, one-piece aluminum body and eyepiece in addition to EZ Chek zero stop turrets. The
Andrew Bryant loves guns. He served in the Marines Corps, where he completed two tours in Afghanistan and rose to the rank of sergeant, and now he works at Battlefield Vegas as a range safety officer. Given his experience and enthusiasm, we asked him to make a list of what really took his attention at
The ProTac HPL USB features a rechargeable lithium battery. (Photo: Streamlight) Streamlight continues to increase its lumens, introducing the new ProTac HPL USB light outputting a whopping 1,000 lumens. The ProTac HPL uses a Steamlight lithium ion rechargeable battery alongside an integrated USB charge port allowing the HPL to be charged via laptop or USB
The PicLok handguards, top, and Full Auto Adjustable Bolt Carrier Group, bottom, are the newest accessories to hit the Bootleg Inc. line. (Photos: Bootleg Inc., Graphic: Jacki Billings) Bootleg Inc. shakes up its accessory lineup with the introduction of two new products — the PicLok Handguard and Full Auto Rated Adjustable Bolt Carrier Group. The
The Gen IV weapon light series mounts to firearms and outputs between 800 and 900 lumens depending on model. (Photo: Primary Arms Optics) The latest weapon lights to hit Primary Arms Optics lineup, the Gen IV Ultimate Weapon Light and Gen IV Compact Weapon Light, deliver more lumens to shooters looking for a brighter white
The X5L joins the new X Series lineup by Viridian. (Photo: Viridian) Viridian Weapon Technologies introduces a new set of X Series weapon-mounted accessories, launching the X5L Gen 3 Green Laser, X5L-R Gen 3 Red Laser Sight and XTL Gen 3 Taclight. The Gen 3 lineup boasts brighter lasers, momentary activation technology, taclights and Viridian’s
The SD Pistol, chambered in 5.56 NATO and 300 AAC Blackout, features a free-float design. (Photo: Bushmaster) The SquareDrop Pistol joins the Bushmaster lineup, available in 5.56 NATO and 300 AAC Blackout. Featuring barrel lengths at seven-, nine- and 10-inches, the SD Pistols are named for the Advanced Armament Corp Square Drop modular free float
the CLENS-31 boasts more options for more lighting systems. (Photo: Thyrm) After the launch of the CLENS-12, Thyrm has upped the ante delivering more options for more lights in the CLENS-31 option. CLENS, pronounced cleanse, is a heat-resistant clear polymer circle cut to adapt to a wide variety of flashlights and weapon-mounted lights. The system
The Digisight Ultra N355 works for both daytime and nighttime shooting. (Photo: Pulsar) Pulsar continues to add to its sights lineup, introducing the new Digisight Ultra N355 designed for daytime or night use. The Digisight Ultra is an updated take on Pulsar’s Digisight design, combining a high-resolution 752×582 CCD sensor with a 640×480 AMOLED display.
The new XOP stock by Auto X Ops for AR-style rifles allows shooters to adjust the length of pull of their stock without ever taking their hand off the grip or eyes off the sights. The patented XOP stock, (pronounced ZOP) is the brainchild of retired police officer Joede Vanek (LVMPD) and his good friend
The Armasight by FLIR is a night vision monocular that offers 13 models and some pretty hefty price tags. (Photo: FLIR) FLIR added a new version of the night vision monocular to its lineup releasing the Armasight by FLIR PVS-14-51. The single tube multi-purpose tactical night vision monocular uses the same framework as the AN/PVS-14,
Under Armour introduced two new styles of tactical pants in an array of colors. (Photo: Under Armour) Under Armour has tactical operators covered with two new pairs of tactical pants — the UA Guardian and UA Enduro. The pants cater to those of the tactical mindset, however, Under Armour says its not entirely exclusive to
The TLR-7, left, and the TLR-8, right, are the newest weapon mounted lights to hit the Streamlight series. (Photo: Streamlight) Streamlight expands the TLR Weapon Light series, adding two new models to the existing light/laser lineup. The TLR-7 and TLR-8 offer an integrated red aiming laser on a lightweight, rail-mounted setup. Delivering 500 lumens, the
The Suppressor Cover is designed to mitigate heat and protect shooters from suppressor burns. (Photo: Magpul) Magpul has suppressors covered, literally, introducing the new Magpul Suppressor Cover 5.5-inch designed to tame heat and protect user and suppressor. With the ability to tackle extreme conditions, the Suppressor Cover can take on extreme temperatures caused by extended
Night Optics’ SVTS delivers continuous calibration thermal capabilities. (Photo: Night Optics) Night Optics USA announces its latest creation — the SVTS — a continuous calibration thermal riflescope series ahead of SHOT Show this week. With three models, the Night Optics SVTS series delivers continuous calibration to allow users to efficiently and speedily identify targets. Night
The Titan Operator utilizes the Titan Competition pistol build as its basis, adding modifications to make it more tactical in appearance. (Photo: Atlas Gunworks) Atlas Gunworks arrives on scene with a new pistol designed for duty and self-defense, introducing the Titan Operator. Chambered in 9mm, the Titan Operator is based on Atlas’ 2011 Titan competition
The Engage EPG27 offers a more positive grip surface for better handling. (Photo: Mission First Tactical) Mission First Tactical brings a new tactical pistol grip, the Engage EPG27, to its existing lineup of pistol grips designed for the AR-15, M16 platform. Proving that the industry can always use one more grip, especially if it’s tactical,
Battle Rifle Company swings in with a new rifle, announcing the BR10. (Photo: Battle Rifle Company) Battle Rifle Company introduces its second generation of precision 7.62×51/.308 caliber rifles, announcing the release of the BR10 platform. Featuring an 18-inch 416 stainless steel barrel with Nitrite finish on a 39.75-inch overall length, the BR10 boasts sub-MOA performance.
The Forward F series turns daytime scopes and optics into night time capable setups. (Photo: Pulsar) Pulsar launches a new line of digital night vision attachments, officially debuting the Forward F series designed to take scopes from day to night. The Pulsar F135 and F155 attachments take everyday daytime scopes and convert them to a
The MeoAce Tactical Sight boasts an illuminate reticle and compatibility with 5.56 and 7.62 rifles. (Photo: Meopta) The MeoAce 3×20 Tactical Sight is the latest optic to join Meopta’s ever expanding lineup of sights and scopes. The MeoAce introduces an illuminated reticle compatible with 5.56 NATO and 7.62×39 NATO up to 400 meters. The compact
The RA-905 features an M-LOK design with Picatinny rail, opening up tons of mounting options. (Photo: Rise Armament) AR component and firearm maker Rise Armament delivers a new handguard, the RA-905, to its growing series of AR themed products. The RA-905, touted as “more versatile than a Swiss army knife,” features a durable yet lightweight
The ProComp 10x provides an adjustable stock to precision and varmint style rifle set-ups. (Photo: Seekins Precision) Seekins Precision introduces a new precision stock, the ProComp 10x, due out in March 2018. The company says the ProComp 10x is the next iteration in the companies precision accessory repertoire, delivering an adjustable stock for all AR
The Pinnacle 3-18×44 is a first focal plane scope with close to long range capabilities. (Photo: Sightmark) Sightmark bridges the gap between 1-6x and 5-30x with the new Pinnacle 3-18×44 first-focal-plane riflescope. The Pinnacle offers close to long range capabilities, ideal for competition target shooters, law enforcement, and military in addition to extreme hunters, says
The Game Changer Pro compensator works with 1/2×28 threaded barrels. (Photo: Tandemkross) Aftermarket accessories maker Tandemkross introduces a new steel compensator, the Game Changer Pro Compensator, for Ruger and Browning threaded barrels. The Game Changer Pro works alongside Ruger MK Series, Ruger 10/22, SW22 Victory, Browning Buck Mark as well as other 1/2×28 threaded barrels.
Streamlight introduces the PolyTac X in three colors. (Photo: Tandemkross) Streamlight expands its series of tactically inspired flashlights, adding the new PolyTac X light to its repertoire. The 600 lumen PolyTac X utilizes a LED to offer various lighting modes — high, medium, low and strobe— with its high setting outputting a 205-meter beam distance.