Just five years ago, a 200-lumen flashlight was considered amazingly bright. Now, advances in technology have made it possible to increase the power of even small flashlights to emit beyond 500 lumens of light, which is more than enough to illuminate a room and cause temporary blindness in suspects.
December 19, 2012
The light delivers a 235-lumen LED white light when in use. The Tac-Ops T1 can emit a fast-flash strobe for signaling or self defense, as well as a battery-saving low-light mode.
April 1, 2011
Streamlight's Super Tac flashlight boasts super-bright light with its C4 LED technology that delivers up to 160 lumens and 30,000 candela of intense white light for up to 3.5 hours.
January 3, 2011
QuiqLite's Stealth is the company's newest hands-free concealed light source for your uniform shirt pocket and tactical vest. The light was designed to preserve night vision for military and tactical law enforcement applications.
June 30, 2010
QuiqLite has introduced the Stealth, its newest hands-free concealed light source for your uniform shirt pocket and tactical vest.
May 5, 2010
American Technologies Network's (ATN) new Javelin Series J600 and J600W tactical flashlights are hard-working, high-intensity lights for weapon-mounted or handheld duty. Both lights mount easily to any rail mounting system.
April 29, 2010
The X2 series are subcompact weapon-mounted light/laser units now delivering a peak output of 80 lumens from a new LED emitter. The X2L LED features a visible red Class IIIa laser with a range of 200 meters.
April 27, 2010
Insight Tech-Gear's new HX150 is a programmable, multi-function handheld tactical LED flashlight. Through the use of the tailcap switch, the 150-lumen HX150 can easily be programmed to deliver light at high power, low power, or anywhere in between. The operator can also utilize the debilitating strobe or life saving S.O.S. mode.
October 30, 2009
Streamlight's hands-free Sidewinder Compact is an ultra-compact, angle-head tactical light that offers 20 functions including four LED light colors, varying intensity levels, and a strobe. This light features a white power C4 LED and is small enough that it fits in the palm of a hand. It can be quickly attached to MOLLE gear, a helmet, or belt for optimum positioning while on maneuvers.
September 18, 2009
Streamlight Inc. manufacturer of high-performance flashlights for military and tactical applications, has launched the Night Com with power C4 LED technology, ultra-bright red LEDs, and MIL STD LED night-vision protection, specifically designed for personnel who work under low-light conditions.
April 2, 2009
There were law enforcement exhibits in the lobby, in the hallways, in the meeting rooms from one end of the rambling convention center to the other. And they had a lot of great products on display. Here's a look at our favorites from this year's SHOT.
March 1, 2009
In the last few years UA has introduced product lines in such diverse areas as hunting, working out, and casual wear. Now Under Armour also has a line of tactical wear, which includes the Generation II Tactical Pants.
October 1, 2008
Safariland, a BAE Systems company, has introduced the Rapid Light System (RLS), which combines a gun-mounted light and hand-held flashlight into one integrated light system. The RLS system employs a single, ultra-bright flashlight and separate gun mount with a built-in clip.
January 1, 2008
Known for its tactical light systems, TACM III now has a flashlight mounting systems for ballistic shields. The Shield Mount is designed to hold the TACM III one-inch diameter flashlight. The light is specifically designed to withstand the G-forces experienced with rough field handling.
October 1, 2007
Essential Gear’s new line of Personal Defense Lights (PDLs) utilize a Luxeon 3-Watt LED, which produces up to 80 lumens of pure white light. The standard PDL model works on two Lithium 123A batteries, has a three-hour burn time, and measures 5.1x1 inches. The “Mini” PDL model works on one Lithium 123A battery, has a two-hour burn time, and measures 3.75x1 inches.
March 1, 2007