10 Trending Blogs About Federal Range Day

ADS, Inc. hosted Federal Range Day on June 9. Each year, federal customers attend to learn about the latest products and technologies from various ADS partner suppliers.

That event created a lot buzz from industry influencers like Soldier Systems Daily and Spotterup.com. Learn what they found interesting in these ten trending blog posts on various ADS suppliers like Vectronix, London Bridge Training, Blue Force Gear, Trijicon, DriFire, Beyond Clothing, Matbock, and many more!

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By: Soldier Systems Daily

The Optics 1 Integrated Compact Ultralight Gun-Mounted Rangefinder is Picatinny compatible and will range man-sized targets out to 1300m (+/- 1m) and vehicles out to 2500m. That’s thanks to the Vectronix 3013 Module with all lasers operating on the same optical plane.

By: Soldier Systems Daily

C2i Advanced Technologies exhibited their Remote Aiming System—Rifle. Essentially, it places a see-through camera in a weapon’s optic. This allows the reticle to be viewed remotely, whether by the Soldier via a monocle, or an arm-mounted screen. This means the shooter can remain behind cover, only exposing the weapon to enemy fire and still effectively engage threats.

By: Soldier Systems Daily

The Minimalist Gear Pack (LBX 0321A) looks like a mini three-day pack and it’s intended as a 24-hour pack, but its design is meant to work in conjunction with LBX’s Modular vests and panels. The pack’s overall dimensions of 14.5″H x 11.5″W x 5″D offer two zippered compartments.

By: Soldier Systems Daily

Blue Force Gear recently introduced a new basic variant of their Micro Trauma Kit NOW! Available as a refill kit, the contents include:

  • Hemostatic dressing for wound packing/clotting (1 included)
  • 4″ Emergency trauma dressing (1 included)
  • 9″ Medical grade easy tape (6 included)
  • Tourni-Kwik compression tourniquet (1 included)
  • Heavy-duty medical gloves (1 pair of large-sized gloves)

By: Soldier Systems Daily

Loose ammo can be loaded one round at a time with a simple click, or you can engage the loading arm to expedite the process. The loading arm can handle up to 10 rounds of loose ammo, or ammo in a stripper clip, and the rounds are locked into the mag with a quick push.

By: Soldier Systems Daily

Trijicon released the RMR Type 2 which has a variety of new features including a button lockout mode as well as a battery conservation mode, which auto adjusts to ambient lighting conditions (sleep mode) after 16.5 hours of inactivity. Additionally, there are eight intensity settings, including two night vision and one super bright setting. The CR2032 battery will last for four years on brightness setting four, or for five years in dark storage. And yes, it uses the same currently available mounting solutions.

By: Soldier Systems Daily

Drifire showed us a prototype of their new Prime Combat Hoodie. While it shares the same design as their cold weather combat hoodie, it’s made from Drifire’s Prime fabric—a lightweight 6.5 oz. fabric with super soft feel and 4-way stretch. You’ve still got a hood, integrated neck gaiter, and thumbhole cuffs.

By: Soldier Systems Daily

Beyond was exhibiting the latest iteration of their level A9E (E=Equatorial), which is their Hot Wet uniform. Made from the USSOCOM-validated jungle fabric from Burlington, Beyond has kept the design simple but refined the pocket placement as well as brought the rear vent up just a little.

By: Spotterup

If you missed this year’s Federal Range Day, sponsored by ADS, Inc., have no fear—it’s coming back next year! We can certainly attest it’s a must-see, must-attend event in 2018. The event was held at Trijicon’s Crucible Training Facility in Fredericksburg, VA on Friday, June 9 from 0900 to 1400.  Attendees with a valid Government ID were given hands-on access to 100+ vendors and thousands of products.

By: Spotterup

Made from MATBOCK Ghost and Tegris, these panels will not absorb water and are perfect for maritime operations. Configure the panels with any pouches to support the operation.

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