5.11 Tactical Reveals Next Generation of Flashlights

Next generation tactical lights available May 2012


March 27, 2012

MODESTO, CA—5.11 Tactical® is proud to announce the next generation of ATAC™ and TPT™ tactical lights. Available May 2012, the ATAC™ line extension includes two new rechargeable lights while the TPT™ line adds three new polymer-body torches. These tactical lights provide the exceptional construction and durability found in the first generation lights while delivering increased levels of functionality, quality and innovation. The line provides reliable and durable lighting for general and task-specific needs at close range and long distances, while the long battery life and rechargeable models reduce operating costs.

"Considering lumen output*, drop test durability, run-time* and price, these lights are the most innovative and cost-effective torches on the market," states Tom Davin, CEO of 5.11 Tactical. "Once you discover how reliable, lightweight and portable they are, you’ll want to have the full line to outfit your duty belt, glove box, emergency kit and garage. These flashlights deliver lighting that exceeds the specific needs of law enforcement, firefighters and all our customers who require reliable, high-quality light."

New 5.11 Tactical® Lights

ATAC Rechargeable: Aerospace aluminum construction with a molded rubber, anti-roll ring that keeps the flashlight in place on uneven surfaces.

  • ATAC™ R1 is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion 18650 battery or (2) CR123A batteries. Charger is AC & DC compatible. Measures 5.9" long and 1.2" in diameter. Starting at $139.99.
  • ATAC™R3MC is a multi-colored tactical light that has red and blue LEDs for maintaining night vision and added functionality. Uses rechargeable lithium ion18650 battery or (2) CR123A batteries. Charger is AC & DC compatible. Measures 6.2" long and 1.2" in diameter. Starting at $159.99.

TPT Polymer Body: Crafted with a high impact molded ABS+PC body and a light textured, slip-resistant finish.

  • TPT™L2 is the first in the line of polymer flashlights and uses 2 CR123A batteries. Measures 5.1" long and 1" in diameter. Starting at $54.99.
  • TPT™R5 is a rechargeable mid-size duty light torch using Sub–C NiMH or 6 AAA batteries. Measures 9" long and 1.4" in diameter. Charger is AC & DC compatible. Starting at $139.99.
  • TPT™R7 is a full-size, rechargeable duty light using full D NiMH or 3 D-Cell batteries. Measures 12.2" long and 1.8" in diameter. Charger is AC & DC compatible. Starting at $169.99.

All flashlights have top quality Cree® LEDsand include a silent "momentary on" switch function, as well as "steady on" in 3 modes: high, low and strobe.

*For more information on ANSI testing results, please visit: flashlights.

About 5.11 Tactical Series®
Headquartered in Modesto, CA, 5.11 Tactical® is an innovator of tactical gear that enhances the performance and safety of law enforcement, military, fire and EMS professionals worldwide. Built on a foundation of durability and quality that began with the original 5.11 Pant 30 years ago, 5.11 Tactical's 300 team members continue to work closely with public safety and military professionals to identify unmet needs and problems that can be addressed through innovation. Learn more about 5.11's tactical clothing, uniforms, station-wear, outerwear, footwear and accessories at www.511tactical.com.