Initially introduced at SHOT Show in 2014, the Universal Improved Carbine (UIC) MOD 2 by American Defense Manufacturing (ADM), continues to be the mainstay of the UIC line of rifles, and comes available up to an 18” barrel length (featured in this review) and others.
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Introduced at SHOT in 2017, the UH-1 Razor was updated in 2020 as the Gen II and is Vortex’s premier reflex optic.
Sometimes the smallest tools can make the biggest differences, and while mounting a scope is straight forward—getting it done correctly can be a bit of a challenge. Enter the Xtreme Low-Profile (XLP) Billet Scope Level by MK Machining (MKM).
Intended to support a given range or battle belt setup, the new Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE) Pouch (Gen 2) by T3 Gear is designed to provide the end-user with a rapidly deployable dump pouch to deposit non-essential items like expended or spare magazines, sensitive items, or other accessories.
Designed as a grip for daily duty or shorter barreled rifles, the Ultralight Utility Compact Grip (ULCG) by MKMachining gives the individual a more ergonomic angle, anti-slip texture, and a utility storage compartment over other aftermarket grip alternatives.
Expanding on its Laminate Carrier line, in 2023 T3 Gear introduced the Range Day Placard to bridge the function of its Range Day chest rig with its LC Plate Carrier.
Intended as a grip for use in precision shooting or daily duty, the Vertical Crossover Grip (VCG) by MKMachining offers an ergonomic angle, large surface area, and an anti-slip texture that provides the end-user added accuracy and performance over extended periods.
Blending innovative technology and design with traditional tactical function, the QD-NVL (V2) by LeonWorx Solutions is a retention system for night vision devices that provides a solid lock and safety to otherwise very valuable sensitive items.
Released in 2022, and using new Tegris materials, the Arc Belt by HRT Tactical provides the end-user with all the essential elements necessary be it in a professional or practical use, field, or competition.
Released in 2017, the Maritime (Mid) Assault Boot from Altama were intended to bring about a tactical footwear that performs well on both linear ranges as well as wet environments.