BLACKHAWK! Expands Long Gun Accessory Line With New Tactical Accessories For Ar15 & M16’s
NORFOLK, VA –-(Ammoland.com)- BLACKHAWK! expands the current line of long gun accessories to include bipods, grips, sling adapters and rail forends and covers for tactical rifles.
The new BLACKHAWK! AR-15 Carbine Quad Rail Forend (2 Piece, MSRP $204.99) and BLACKHAWK! AR-15 Rifle Quad Rail Forend (2 Piece, MSRP $154.99) provide a slim profile for a more comfortable, handguard-like feel.
Both models replace handguards with no modifications to the weapon. A unique vent-hole design helps dissipate heat while reducing weight. The inter locking halves are secured using four screws for extra strength and stability. The limited rotation push-button sling swivel attachment points are incorporated on left and right sides.
The BLACKHAWK! AR-15/M16 Oversized Trigger Guard is a drop-in replacement that is enlarged to allow better access to the trigger, even when wearing gloves and eliminates the need to pivot open the guard in cold conditions. The Oversized Trigger Guard also fills the gap between pistol grip and rear of the guard. It is constructed of 6061 T6 aluminum with a matte, Type III hard-coat anodized finish. Available in Black for $10.99.
The new BLACKHAWK! Ergonomic Grip designed to fit most AR15/M16 style rifles isan ergonomic pistol grip with finger grooves. The grip is comfortable, prevents fatigue and aids in controlling the weapon even with the wearing of gloves. The aggressive textured grip surface minimizes slippage and is virtually impervious to oils and solvents used on firearms. The integral rear upper extension supports the web of your hand. A rubber bottom plug provides a lanyard and storage compartment. Available in Black, Dark Earth and Olive Drab for $26.99.
Safely keep electrical wires out of the way with the BLACKHAWK! Low-Profile Rail Cover (5 Slot). It uses an integral wire loom to quickly and reliably secure electrical wires commonly found on remote pressure switches. This ladder-style cover offers rail protection, with little added weight and profile to any Picatinny-style rail. The Low-Profile Rail Cover (5 Slot) is constructed of Santoprene for low-profile, rubbery grip surface. Available in Black, Dark Earth or Olive Drab for $7.99.
The BLACKHAWK! Low-Profile Rail Cover (18 Slot) offers complete rail protection and minimal weight. Each cover offers enough length for 18 rail slots but can easily be cut to size for custom fitting. Constructed of Santoprene for low-profile, rubbery grip surface, the 18 Slot cover fits most Picatinny spec rails and clips onto the rail without having to remove other attachments. The ladder-style cover offers very a very low profile while shielding the operator from sharp rail edges and protecting the unused rail areas from damage. Available in Black, Dark Earth or Olive Drab for $10.99.
The BLACKHAWK! Full Cover Rail Cover protects unused rail areas from damage while providing a gripping surface that shields the operator from weapon heat and sharp rail edges. Made of Santoprene and designed to fit most Picatinny spec rails with a low-profile grip surface for improved weapon control, these rail covers clip anywhere on a rail without removing other attachments. They can be easily cut to size if a custom length is required. Available in Black, Dark Earth or Olive Drab for $12.99.
The new BLACKHAWK! Short Locking Rail Panels protect unused rail areas from damage while providing a gripping surface that shields the operator from weapon heat and sharp rail edges. Made of a tough, ridged polymer and using the patented Rail-Lok integral locking mechanism to keep them securely in place, these low-profile rail panels improve feel and weapon control. Sold in sets of two, these panels are perfect for use on small uncovered rail areas next to mounted accessories. The Short Locking Rail Panels fit most Picatinny spec rails and each panel covers 1.6” of rail. Available in Black, Dark Earth or Olive Drab for $18.99.
Constructed of a tough, ridged polymer, the BLACKHAWK! Medium Locking Rail Panels protect unused rail areas from damage while providing a gripping surface that shields the operator from weapon heat and sharp rail edges. Utilizing the patented Rail-Lok integral locking mechanism to keep them securely in place, these low-profile rail panels improve feel and weapon control. This medium version fits most Picatinny spec rails and is perfect for half coverage (3.2”) on an AR-15/M4 Carbine-length forend rail. Available in Black, Dark Earth or Olive Drab for $12.99.
The BLACKHAWK! Long Locking Rail Panels protect unused rail areas from damage. Featuring a low-profile, aggressive grip surface for better weapon control, these panels effectively shieldthe operator from weapon heat and sharp rail edges. These low-profile rail panels are perfect for full coverage (6-3/8”) on an AR-15/M4 Carbine-length forend rail. The Long Locking Rail Panels are made of a tough, ridged polymer featuring a patented Rail-Lok integral locking mechanism that keeps rail panels securely in place. Fits most Picatinny spec rails. Available in Black, Dark Earth or Olive Drab for $12.99.
The BLACKHAWK! Precision Tactical Bipodboasts a simple and straightforward design. Constructed using a durable 6061 T6 Aluminum with Type-III hard-coat anodized finish, this lightweight bipod delivers quick, tool-free mounting and removal from Picatinny rails and can be rapidly deployed using large paddle locks. Its telescoping legs quickly adjust from 7” – 10” while 25 degrees of cant adjustment compensate for unlevel surfaces. The legs lock securely in both open and closed positions. Available in Black for $229.99.
The BLACKHAWK! Rail Mount Vertical Grip is molded of high-performance fiberglass-reinforced polymer and provides the user with improved weapon control and heat management. The vertical grip features redundant clamp screws for secure, reliable mounting and an adjustable fit to compensate for out-of-spec rails. The grip’s O-ring-sealed storage compartment is ideal for tools, batteries, or spare parts while two different caps (included) allow for custom length. Available in Black, Dark Earth or Olive Drab for $39.99.
Made of high-quality materials, the BLACKHAWK! Heavy-Duty Push Button Sling Swivel allows the operator to quickly attach/detach a sling from the weapon. Compatible with most push button swivel mounting points including those featured on the Tactical Rail Mount Sling Adapter and 2-piece Quad Rail Forend, the Heavy-Duty Push Button Sling Swivel features a durable, protective manganese phosphate finish. Available in Black for $16.99.
Constructed of 6061 T6 aluminum, the BLACKHAWK! AR-15 /M4 Ambi Sling Adapter and BLACKHAWK! Rail Mount Sling Adapter both feature a matte, Type-IIIhard-coat anodized finish for rugged service, weighing in at less than 1 oz. The mounting screw threads into a steel insert for additional strength and a limited-rotation, push-button swivel socket prevents twisted slings.The Ambi Sling Adaptor works with snaphooks, MASH hooks, wire loops, push button swivels or sling webbing (up to 1.25″ wide). Available in Black for $27.99.
The BLACKHAWK! Swivel Stud Picatinny Rail Adapter mounts to rifle’s existing swivel stud and provides a Picatinny rail section for rail-mounted accessories. It is constructed of rugged 6061 T6 aluminum with a Type-III hard-coat anodized finish and contains a side swivel stud for continued use of the sling. Available in Black for $31.99.
Visit BLACKHAWK! at SHOT Show 2011 in Las Vegas, NV January 18-21, 2011 at Booth 11971/12271 Level 2.
BLACKHAWK! was founded in 1993 by former U.S. Navy SEAL Mike Noell and is a leading US manufacturer of tactical, military, shooting sports and law enforcement equipment. BLACKHAWK! is a global manufacturer of tactical gear, body armor, law enforcement duty gear, holsters, hydration systems, protective gloves and gear, apparel and footwear, knives, illumination tools, breaching tools, hunting gear and recoil reducing stocks. BLACKHAWK! is now part of ATK Security and Sporting and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, with US manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, Montana and Idaho. For more information on BLACKHAWK! and BLACKHAWK! products, log on to www.BLACKHAWK.com or call 800-694-5263.
About ATK Security and Sporting:
ATK Security and Sporting, headquartered in Anoka, MN, is a leading technology developer and supplier of ammunition for law enforcement, military and sporting applications; a manufacturer of optics, reloading gear and sport shooting accessories; and a leading producer of tactical accessories. The company serves sport shooting enthusiasts, law enforcement professionals, military and tactical markets worldwide. The group’s products include some of the most widely known and respected brands in the industry, including Federal Premium, CCI, Speer, RCBS, Alliant Powder, Champion, Weaver, Eagle Industries, and BLACKHAWK!.
ATK is a global aerospace and defense company with operations in 24 states, Puerto Rico and internationally, and revenues in excess of $4.8 billion. News and information can be found on the Internet at www.atk.com