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Field Test: Aimpoint Patrol Rifle Optic

April 21, 2011
For officers looking for fast deployment of the patrol rifle in an emergency, the optic arrives with a transparent flip-up rear lens cover that allows the operator to use the optic with both eyes open and both covers closed.

Flip Sights

March 30, 2011
Both Doublestar's DSC Flip-Up Rear Sight DS401 and DSC Flip-Up Front Sight DS412 have traction checkering for rapid deployment and can be brought into position with one hand. These compact, lightweight sights are CNC machined from aircraft-grade aluminum billet with a flat black hard coat anodized finish.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Praetorian 2 Gloves

February 22, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews the 5.11 Tactical Praetorian 2 Gloves, EoTech XPS2-0 Sight, and Lowa Boots Zephyr GTX.

SHOT Show 2011: Aimpoint Announces Patrol Rifle Optic

January 18, 2011
The sight's front and rear lenses are recessed within the body and flip covers further protect the lenses. A transparent rear lens cover is utilized that allows the user to engage a target with lens covers closed in emergency situations.

Kruger Revamps Dual Tactical Sighting System

January 15, 2011
The dual-function sight was first introduced as a Gen I prototype at SHOT Show 2010. Since then, Kruger's engineers have been refining and perfecting the scope in response to market and end-user feedback. The resulting Gen II product is shorter, lighter and stronger, with improved functionality.

Advanced Duty Optics

January 10, 2011

The first and foremost reason people use any form of mounted optics is they provide a fast, accurate sight. Second, be they red dot or truly telescopic, sights have shrunk in size, making them better suited for duty.

Police Product Test: Buck Knives Nighthawk Bravo

May 20, 2010

Scott Smith reviews the Buck Knives Nighthawk Bravo, Weaver Optics Tactical Model 800360 Scope, and Smith & Wesson Special Tactical Knife.

ATN's PS40-WPTT Scope Provides Night Vision in Black and White

April 19, 2010
Studies comparing night vision green to black-and-white imagery showed that black and white produced greater contrast and clearer information on shapes and shadows, according to ATN.

Flip-Up Front Sights

March 15, 2010
Midwest Industries' Flip-Up Front Sights use a standard A2 front sight post and super smooth ball bearing pivot detent. The locking model automatically locks in the raised position with locking detent.

Optics vs. Iron Sights

January 31, 2010

While the U.S. military has largely transitioned en masse to using optics on issued M4 carbines and other weapons, many American law enforcement agencies continue to use patrol rifles and carbines with iron sights and no optics. So the question is valid: Do you really need combat optics on your patrol rifle?

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Light for Life

November 19, 2009

Scott Smith reviews 5.11 Tactical Light for Life, Tru-Spec 24-7 3-in-1 Jacket, Trijicon RMR Sight, and S.O. Tech Go Bag.

Meprolight to Launch New Version of Advanced Uncooled Thermal Weapon Sight

November 4, 2009
Meprolight, a provider of innovative weapon sights, today announced that it will launch a new version of its NOA uncooled thermal weapon sights (X4 and X7 magnification) at Milipol, the international exhibition of internal state security, to be held in Paris, France, November 17-20.

Aimpoint and MidwayUSA Partner to Support the NRA

November 3, 2009
Aimpoint Inc. and MidwayUSA have teamed up once again to show their support for the National Rifle Association. This popular promotion gives NRA members an opportunity to purchase an Aimpoint CompM4 electronic red dot sight at a special price, with a $100 donation made to the NRA by Aimpoint for every sight package purchased from MidwayUSA through the end of 2009.

Burris Adds Two Illuminated Riflescopes To SixX Series

October 15, 2009
New models of Burris' SixX Series include the 2X-12X 40-mm and 2X-12X 50-mm rifle scopes with illuminated reticles that are available now, the company announced.

Police Product Test: Ameriglo Pro Sights

September 17, 2009

I was impressed with the Pro Sights. The front sight was fast and easy to pick up and allowed for accurate delivery of shots at ranges from three to 50 yards. Simply put, these sights are damn fine.

Rock River Arms Elite Comp

August 31, 2009

Every once in a while I run across a weapon that just seems perfect for its intended purpose. The new Rock River Arms Elite Comp seems as though it was designed from the ground up as a patrol carbine, with each of its features created to meet the needs of that mission.

Red Light-Green Light-White Light

August 31, 2009

Coming from the old school of cops with revolvers, I was never a big fan of lights attached to a gun. But today's weapon-mounted lights and laser sights dance circles around traditional flashlights when it comes to practical illumination while holding a firearm.

Trijicon Introduces RMR Red Dot Sight

August 19, 2009
Trijicon has introduced its new Trijicon RMR Sight, a patent-pending new generation Ruggedized Miniature Reflex designed to improve shooter precision and accuracy with any style or caliber of weapon.

Back Up Iron Sight (BUIS)

August 12, 2009
Midwest Industries' Back Up Iron Sight (BUIS) has a simple, rugged design. Made from 6061 aluminum that is mil-spec hard coat anodized, it comes with a lifetime warranty. The sight's standard dual aperture is fully protected from accidental damage.

Rifle Optics

July 10, 2009

When it comes to gear and gadgets for duty applications, many of us are drawn to the coolest, most expensive items. That's true of weapons and it's true of weapon accessories such as optics. But what's more important is to find the right optics to fit your mission. Options include red dot sights, variable focal length short scopes often used on shotguns, and of course true precision scopes meant for use on a precision rifle.

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