Gear First Tactical Launches Watch Line Industry News February 10, 2017 Join the Conversation California-based First Tactical is best known for their bags and apparel designed around the needs of first responders. First Tactical also produces a number of other items centered around that same theme such as knives, gloves, boots, and flashlights. Recently they announced a new addition to their lineup: Watches. Initially available are three lines, the Canyon, Ridgeline, and Fathom. Here's a quick look at them. Industry News: First Tactical Launches Watch Line The Canyon is the most “tactical” looking, being encased in thick polymer armor. Some unique features of this digital-face watch include a silent mode. integral compass, and a band with a Morse Code guide. The Ridgeline Carbon Field Watch is a bit more low-key, featuring an analog face with luminous hands and a laser cut web band. Last up is the Fathom, which as the name implies is a dive watch. This stainless steel watch is waterproof to 200m and features a polymer band. It has an analog face like the Ridgeline and Morse Code on the band like the Canyon. You can read more details about each new offering by visiting First Tactical online here. More About First Tactical Headquartered in Modesto, California, First Tactical makes what they describe as functional gear created for professionals. Here's how they put it: “Guided by the principles of innovation and reliability, First Tactical works firsthand with Law Enforcement, Firefighters, and Emergency Medical Personnel to create durable products that meet the needs of public safety. By working directly with real world users and utilizing expertise of high-quality professionals, all of First Tactical’s products are put through demanding conditions to ensure they are can reliably perform.” Industry News. What are you seeing here? Just as the tagline reads — industry news. This is a product (or service) announcement. It is not an endorsement. It is not a review. It is not an advertisement. Posts on RECOILweb.com labeled as Industry News are advisory notifications only. Information contained therein is likely provided by the individual manufacturer (or service provider), provided to RW and passed along to our readers as a notification only. Such articles do not represent our tacit approval, nor (unless labeled SPONSORED) were they paid for. RECOIL publishes not just for a fraction of the gun-owning community, but all of it. Individual editorial staff member opinions are not the sole arbiter of what news we present. What one person derides, another will extol. One of RECOIL's responsibilities is to inform readers of new products or services from manufacturers, training organizations, and the like. RECOIL readers have made it very clear this is something they want to see, and frequently. Some of those products will be chosen for further coverage or evaluation. Some will not. Some may have great promise or potential. Others will do nothing but prove the old adage, A fool and his money are soon parted. Readers should form their own conclusions, if appropriate. Rest assured if a member of the RECOIL staff is providing an opinion, you will know about it. If you are aware of a new technology, product, or service you think is worth us passing along, reach out to [email protected] with details. Explore RECOILweb:Preview - Zeroed In - Tim Kennedy Streamlight's New TLR-VIR II Gun LightPublic Service Message - Own a GunSecond Amendment Foundation: SAF Conference Live Stream NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!