The Safariland Group

Last updated 7 October 2021

Safariland is a US company whose primary focus is law enforcement equipment. Its products include body armour, holsters, and an extensive range of CS gas rounds and grenades under the Defense Technology brand.

Following publicity of the use of its tear gas, including during protests against racist police brutality in 2020, the company announced it was divesting its Defense Technology brand. The divestment was expected to be completed during 2020 but it is not known whether or not this has happened.

In January 2017 Safariland announced that it had purchased UK companies Aegis Engineering and LBA International, both of which produce armour and helmets.


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