Cool digs for your ride
You spend a lot of time in and around your vehicle. Deck it out, and make it as functional as possible. Whether it’s used for basic patrol, controlling traffic
accidents or performing vehicle-assisted tactical missions, this gear may help.
A Liberating System
The Patriot3 Hydraulic Liberator ramp system increases a team’s operational success by enhancing speed, surprise and domination in nearly every tactical situation—all with armored protection. The lightweight system mounts on a variety of small armored vehicles, such as the Lenco BearCat and Peacekeeper, to enhance and increase the functionality of an agency’s armored vehicles. The Patriot3 system allows for simultaneous assault and/or rescue capability to the first, second and third floors; access to any aircraft, including the new Airbus A-380 and Boeing 747 upper doors; and various docked maritime vessels—all from a single platform. Patriot3: 540/891-7353; www.patriot3.com.
Setina Manufacturing’s Lighted Push Bumpers provide increased protection to the fender, grill and headlights. Many of them are available with two or four LED lights. Their high-strength aluminum design meets automakers’ recommendations for front-end weight limitations. They’re available for most vehicles. Setina Manufacturing: 800/426-2627; www.setina.com.
Go Rhino trunk trays come standard with more than 900 square inches of workable space on the full width tray, as well as plenty of area for mounting a variety of electronic equipment. The trays slide on ball-bearing tracks, offering a stable platform extension with a positive-locking latch that prevents the tray from moving under heavy acceleration. Optional mounting boxes further simplify installation of electronic equipment. Trunk trays are made from heavy-duty, 12-gauge steel with a textured powder coat finish for durability.
Go Rhino: 888/427-4466;
Turn on the Bright Lights
A bright array of 16 LEDs give the PowerFlare unit brilliant signaling or illumination light in all directions. Perfect for traffic control, accidents, tactical signaling and illuminating checkpoints, the unit, which is about the size of a hockey puck and weighs 7 oz., comes with a user-replaceable CR123 lithium battery that will run the unit 8–150 hours and has a 10-year shelf life. Each PowerFlare has 10 built-in, user-selectable patterns: solid-on, rotate, alternate, quad-blink; double-blink; single-blink fast; single-blink slow; solid-on low; “SOS” Morse code rescue signal; and flashlight (directional) mode. There’s also a rechargeable version. The units are available in various LED color choices: red, blue, amber, white, green and infrared. In addition, there are two LED color combinations available: red/blue and red/amber. PowerFlare: 877/256-6907; www.powerflare.com.