Recently Kern County experienced a security threat when inmates being held in a local court holding facility were able to break open their handcuffs using the round lip that is located on or around the spout of the drinking fountain section of the jail sink that may be in most of our facilities. They use the lip to pry open the cuffs and pop the pin out that holds the cuffs together. Fortunately the threat was discovered by deputies before the incident escalated.
Every now and again, this bad recommendation surfaces. I actually saw this printed in an emergency veterinary book recently which prompted me to finally write this article. It’s time to bust this myth.I think it was the 2008 SOMA conference and the medic’s were presenting their combat medical vignettes. A medic was [...]
www.uoarmory.comOn 7/10 we received an email from Twitter stating that we have been banned from advertising with them because we violate their "weaponspolicy". After the staff here at Urban Ops wept for many hours and tweeted our deep sorrow to the masses we shrugged it off . Honestly, we rarely advertise with them. Although it [...]
On occasion we receive thank you notes from guys who are deployed, this pushes us to keep doing what we do. But this one is a bit closer to home than most. Our buddy Jacob (from the Hellions Paintball team) was re-deployed to Afghanistan a few months ago. He is a helicopter crewman; He was [...]
With the tragic events in Newport CT we begin to hear the political train rolling in. There are people all over the country yelling for solutions and answers to gun violence. As our hearts are heavy and we look for answers we find a few common variables in each mass shooting, a lack of preparedness [...]
Many of us still remember where we were when we heard that our country was under attack, we remember that sinking feeling that we felt when we saw the towers. We remember how our hearts felt like they were being ripped out as we witnessed the towers come down, as many of our fellow [...]
Eric from The Gear Locker wrote a quick review on the TRU combat shirt he picked up from us. Check it out, and Thanks Eric!A few months ago, the Airsoft team that I am on registered for the Lion Claws event, Operation: Lightning Strike. The event was to take place in Buffalo, NY in [...]
Alright all you gear junkies the end of the world is upon us. We need to make sure that all of you are ready for the Zombies or crazy people. I see companies trying to capitalize on this whole end of the world thing but not us at UOA. We just want our [...]