Defense Technology Introduces Payload-Enabled Aerial Warning/Signaling Munitions, Promotes safer engagement with delivery of irritant and marking agents

January 21, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Defense Technology® is excited to introduce the newest product in its family of aerial warning munitions: the 40mm Aerial Warning/Signaling Munitions with Payload.

This innovative new product adds payload capability to the brand’s successful line of warning/signaling munitions with the option to deliver an irritant or marking agent along with 5 million candelas of light for 7.5 milliseconds and 170 dB of sound output at five feet. The device has a variety of configurations with ranges of 100, 200 and 300 meters, and with either OC (Oleoresin Capsicum), CN (Chloroacetophenone), CS (Ortho-Chlorobenzalmalononitrile), or inert marking payloads.

Ideal for crowd control, vehicle checkpoint navigation and maritime security, the 40mm Aerial Warning/Signaling Munitions with Payload promotes the use of less lethal force by giving officers a wider variety of options to engage individuals, vehicles, and vessels as safely and effectively as possible.

Available now for law enforcement agencies only, pricing is noted below:

40mm Aerial Warning/Signaling Munitions with Payload MSRP
6029WS, 6029OC, 6029CN, 6029CS, 6029IM, 6030WS, 6030OC, 6030CN, 6030CS, 6030IM, 6031WS, 6031OC, 6031CN, 6031CS, and 6031IM $39.75

The device will also be featured at the NSSF SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show in at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas January 20 – 23, booth #12762.

For more information about the Defense Technology Aerial Warning/Signaling Munitions family of products, please visit

About Defense Technology®
Defense Technology® has a long history of providing less lethal solutions for the law enforcement market to protect life and restore the peace. With a complete line of duty aerosols, less lethal impact munitions, crowd management products and tactical deployment devices, Defense Technology products are designed to provide proven, less lethal tools to maximize safety and minimize injury. Defense Technology is a part of The Safariland Group family of brands. For more information, visit

About The Safariland Group
The Safariland Group is a leading global provider of a diverse range of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets. The Safariland Group offers a number of recognized brand names in these markets including Safariland®, ABA®, Second Chance®, Bianchi®, Break Free®, Protech® Tactical, Hatch®, Monadnock®, Identicator®, NIK®, Mustang Survival® and Med-Eng®. The Safariland Group’s mission, “Together, We Save Lives”, is inherent in the lifesaving and protective products it delivers. The Safariland Group is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

For more information about The Safariland Group and these products, please visit

The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC.

For further information, please contact:
Chastine Gabiola
Communications Specialist
The Safariland Group
Tel 1+909-923-7300 x31302

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