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5.11 Tactical makes Las Vegas Shot Show a thriller!

Dec '11
Mysteries, thrillers and suspense novels intrigue and captivate our imagination. Real life law enforcement, public safety, fire fighters and EMS are our true heroes. From tactical operators in functional pants to undercover agents suited in covert casual wear, 5.11 Tactical is the choice of law enforcement officers around the world and the creator of the tactical apparel industry.

In January, all eyes will be on 5.11 Tactical at the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show--the world's premier exposition of firearms, ammunition, archery, outdoor apparel, camping and related products. 5.11 Tactical delivers a best-selling, “thriller” event at Shot Show 2012.

Start with suspense--5.11 Tactical will unveil their latest in fabric technology, knives, flashlights, gear, apparel and host several invitation-only events. Media will be treated to “Media Day at the Range” for hands-on shooting lane activities, live fire and door breaching demonstrations, product testing, and demonstrations by expert trainers Chris Kyle, Kyle Lamb and more.

Add some thrill--the 5.11 Tactical Thriller Author Panel features New York Times best-selling authors and renowned tactical authors for an intriguing panel and Q&A session. James Bond prefers the 5.11 brand in “Carte Blanche” and additional authors will share the story behind their fictional heroes. Celebrated authors include:

Jeffery Deaver, author of James Bond's “Carte Blanche”
John Gilstrap, “Threat Warning”
Andy Peterson,“First to Kill” and “Forced to Kill”
Steve Tarani, “Bringing a Gun to a Knife Fight”
Chris Kyle, “American Sniper”
Kyle Lamb, “Green Eyes and Black Rifles” and “Staying in the Fight”
Andy Harp, “A Northern Thunder”

Cue the Hero - 5.11 Tactical hosts the Act of Valor Movie Screening with an appearance by the Bandito Brothers. Add booth appearances by top authors, Triple World Champion 3-Gun shooter Bennie Cooley, Top Shot winner Dustin Ellerman and the 5.11 performance testing team. 5.11 Tactical hosts product overviews, author autograph and interview sessions, book giveaways, product demonstrations and new product introductions.

Deliver a Cliffhanger Climax - 5.11 Tactical, the choice of public safety and law enforcement departments in the U.S. and around the world will unveil their line up of New Products for Spring 2012. With over 700 products in their line, 5.11 Tactical continues to work closely with the heroes in the field to create essential products that your life can depend on. New Products for Spring 2012:

Screen OpsÔ Gloves
Patrol, Duty and Tactical Gloves with specially constructed fingertips enable efficient and precise operation of touch screen devices with all five fingertips. From cell phones to iPads, the patented Tactical TouchÔ seamless fingertip construction assures superior dexterity, fit and comfort.

Double Duty Knives
5.11 introduces two Double Duty Knives, both 9.7” total length, containing two locking blades made of AUS8 stainless steel with 3.7”combo edge main blades.

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