Gear Press Release: Safariland 575 Slim Holster – Subcompact IWB Retention Forrest Cooper April 14, 2021 Join the Conversation With the announcement of the Smith and Wesson M&P Shield +, the list of available Subcompact handguns expanding, Safariland addressed the need for new holsters. Where most IDW holsters rely on pressure for retention, the Safariland 575 Slim includes a locking system that, like their other holsters, releases the firearm without interrupting the draw. Read the Press Release Below: Safariland Announces 575 Slim Holster for Secure Retention of Subcompact Handguns Compact design offers multi-fit capability for IWB carry. Jacksonville, Florida – Safariland®, a brand of The Safariland Group, a leading global provider of safety products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, today announced new 575 Slim Pro-Fit™ holsters equipped with Safariland’s Grip Locking System (GLS™). The new 575 Slim extends the availability of the popular holster design to subcompact pistols. “The new Safariland 575 Slim builds on the success of our robust 575 in-waistband design,” said Eric Gasvoda, Vice President and General Manager for The Safariland Group duty gear division. “The new 575 models are built for the smaller 9mms and other pistols designed for everyday carry. With Safariland’s GLS retention and the 575’s ease of concealment, this is a great way to secure your carry gun so it is ready and accessible when you need it most.” The new Safariland 575 Slim IWB GLS Pro-Fit holster provides a fully adjustable cant and offers the unique Grip Locking System which secures the firearm once holstered. The retention of the GLS is deactivated with the middle finger while taking a shooting grip during the draw. The body is SafariSeven™, a proprietary nylon blend that is non-abrasive to a firearm’s finish and maintains very high heat tolerance as well as low cold tolerance. This holster comes with two belt loop options based on preference (over or under the belt). Its low-cut and compact design makes concealment easy while also allowing for a quick draw. Features/Benefits: GLS secures the holstered firearm Designed to fit multiple firearms in one holster with one tension adjustment Body is proprietary nylon blend that is non-abrasive to firearm’s finish Low-cut compact design for ease of concealment Inside-the-waist for deep concealment Two belt loop options available based on preference (under and over the belt) Fully adjustable cant Optic Capable The new 575 Slim is designed for the GLOCK 43, 43X and 48, Springfield Armory Hellcat and XD-S, Sig Sauer P365/P365X, Smith & Wesson M&P Shield/Shield +, and similarly sized pistols. About Safariland Duty Gear Established in 1964, the Safariland® holster brand has earned worldwide renown and a leadership position in the industry for its technologically advanced holsters and other gear to the law enforcement, military, concealment and competitive sporting markets. Safariland holsters, belts and accessories provide users with high-quality tools to perform their jobs safely and effectively. Safariland is credited for developing the first Level III Retention™ holster for the uniformed duty market. With a reputation for INNOVATION NOT IMITATION®, the Safariland brand continues its position as the worldwide leader in retention holsters. Safariland is a part of The Safariland Group family of brands. For more information, visitwww.safariland.com/pages/safariland-duty-gear. About The Safariland Group The Safariland Group is a leading global provider of a broad 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® Armor, Duty Gear and Communications, Bianchi®, Break Free®, Hatch®, Med-Eng®, Identicator® and NIK®. 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. The Safariland Group is a trade name of Safariland, LLC. More on Holsters and from Safariland RECOIL Road Show 2020: Alien Gear Holsters. Like Training Wheels for a Red Dot: the SIG P365 SAS. Read the Review. PHLster Announces their new OWB Floodlight Holster. Noting New Holsters is a CONCEALMENT Staple: Here's what we put in CONCEALMENT #15. 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