Full Safariland Press Release


ONTARIO, California - The Safariland Group announces today an agreement
with Phokus Research Group to distribute the innovative Sons Trauma Kit
to its public safety customers. These kits feature a low-profile, flat
design at only one-half inch thick and about one-half pound in weight,
and offers quick accessibility for life-saving first responder
treatment. They are extremely durable and uniquely carried comfortably
and securely behind the operator's ballistic trauma plate or under
concealable armor and easily removed when needed. The Sons Trauma Kit is
offered in two standard sizes with a total of five varieties to offer
kits for various missions or team preferences.

"The SONS Trauma Kit is a perfect complement to our body armor
solutions," said Todd Mackler, Vice President of Body Armor for The
Safariland Group. "This innovative kit frees up valuable duty space for
operators while providing essential life-saving tools. This product is a
true innovation that changes the playing field in terms of carrying
first responder life-saving trauma kits, as this product is not merely
carried, but it is "worn" as an extension of the user's ballistic vest."

Packed in heavy-duty medical-grade vinyl and machine pressure sealed
with RF-welded seams, it creates weatherproof protection for the
critical medical supplies inside. The Sons Trauma Kits follow all
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Guidelines and Protocols and
feature high-quality, combat-proven components. The contents are packed
around injury patterns in order of priority for care and the
patent-pending design includes a pull‐tab and rip‐cord for quick
deployment. These highly durable trauma kits are immediately accessible,
allowing for fast treatment when seconds count. All kits are designed
to last 24-30 months. The Sons Trauma Kit has been proven in
Afghanistan and Iraq for four years and now this product is available
for tactical teams and law enforcement patrol officers.

The First Responder Trauma Kit is 9" x 12", less than one-inch thick and
weighs approximately one-half pound. This version is ideal for tactical
teams to wear in their vest plate pocket behind the operator's
ballistic plate. The First Responder Low-Visibility Trauma Kit is 6" x
9", less than one-inch thick and weighs approximately one-half pound.
This version is ideal for patrol officers to insert into the soft trauma
plate pocket of their concealable vest, store in a glove compartment,
insert into a cargo pants pocket, or keep in a gear bag.

The Sons Trauma Kits will be available at dealers and distributors of the Safariland Group in February. MSRPs are as follows.

Model Description MSRP

FRTK-1 First Responder basic kit 55.00
FRTK-2 First Responder with Occlusive 100.00

FRTK-3 First Responder w/Clotting Gauze & Occlusive 140.00

LVFR-1 Low Visibility First Responder 55.00
LVFR-2 Low Visibility First Responder w/Clotting Gauze 110.00

To view informative videos on the Sons Trauma kits, visit the Safariland YouTube page or click on the following links

SONS Low-Visibility First Responder Trauma Kit for Law Enforcement

SONS First Responder Trauma Kit for Law Enforcement

About Phokus Research Group

Phokus Research Group, LLC is committed to improving the capabilities of
our nation's Warfighters and domestic first responders by bringing them
innovative products. Phokus has successfully established itself as
patent-holding inventors, consultants, and hands-on facilitators capable
of taking ideas from discovery, through the manufacturing process and
delivering combat-quality products. Phokus utilizes an extensive network
of innovative end users, world class manufacturers and superior
distributors to provide the pipeline for successful new product

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 www.safariland.com.

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