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Own the Night: Selection and Use of Tactical Lights and by Scott W. Wagner

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By Scott W. Wagner

Ensure your defense and the protection of these round you while confronted with darkness. even if you're a tactical apparatus fanatic, army or police operator, or a proactive civilian protecting your self and your place, Own the Night exhibits you the latest advances in supportive illumination platforms, together with hand-held tactical lighting fixtures, weapon fastened lighting fixtures and supplemental laser illumination devices.

More than 2 hundred pictures illustrate and exhibit the expertise on hand and support you:

  • Select apparatus - lighting and laser points of interest - for handguns and AR-15 rifles
  • Understand right program and use of every form of device
  • Enhance own protection and effectiveness with recommendations which are normal and simply learned
Dominate your sector of accountability. go through the darkness, in charge of it, making a choice on the time and path of illumination. personal the night.

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Augmented by electronics for power control and switch operation, the flashlight has morphed from a basic illumination tool into a weapons system in and of itself — or at least a system that supports and enhances the weapon. Supplemental laser sighting systems are still the newcomer on the block. ) They’re no longer just toys or Hollywood props. 45, to see how far we’ve come. Laser sighting systems are used by many tactical teams, mine included, as a very effective pistol/rifle combat tool, and their use is becoming more and more widespread.

For tactical team use, I’ve used the Surefire M3 three lithium cell Combat Light with the 225-lumen lamp in place. All I can say to that power output is “wow,” and it’s only half that of the Guardian and Dominator. I’ve also been working with one of the Surefire rechargeable handhelds, the 110-lumen 8AX Commander. Much larger than the 6P, the higher output 8AX features a tailcap switch, and a “twist to constant-on” mode operated by twisting the head of the light into position. ” Also, unlike many rechargeable lights, the Commander comes with two battery cells, so there is always a fully charged cell available.

In 29 years of law enforcement experience, I’ve observed an explosion in equipment and technological breakthroughs. Some of these breakthroughs have benefited law enforcement officers and civilians, while others have proven to be of little advantage, and sometimes have been downright dangerous to the user. One of the more recent of the latter that comes to mind was a security holster that required the user’s fingerprint be read each time the weapon was removed from the holster. Although there was much media hype about this holster — and how wonderful it was in allegedly enhancing the safety of the officer — it thankfully died a quiet death.

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