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By Drew Bryant
June 14th, 2023,

Safariland is known for making making rugged, reliable, and strong holsters. They are one of the premier holster manufacturers in the industry. Safariland holsters are trusted by military, law enforcement, and competitive shooters from around the world. The company also manufactures body armor, hearing protection, and tactical gear as well. Safariland is proud to announce the new 6390 RSDO and 6354 RSDO to the 6000 series of holsters. The new holsters feature Sarfariland’s popular Automatic Locking System (ALS) and are designed with a wider protective hood. The larger hood will allow the end user to accommodate a wide range of pistol RDS on the market.

Below is the press release for the new 6000 series RSDO holsters from Sarfariland.

Press Release

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 and one of Cadre Holdings, Inc.’s (NYSE: CDRE) (“Cadre”) key brands is proud to announce a highly requested addition to the 6000 series of holsters.

The new Red Dot Sights Open holster line has an open pocket that protects the optic and does not use a flip-up dust cover. Like its predecessor, the DO series, the new RDSO holster has an open top yet still provides protection to the user’s optic. The new RDSO features an updated optics cavity that allows for the use of a wide range of optic designs. The 6390RDSO and 6354RDSO holsters feature the Automatic Locking System (ALS) to firmly secure the firearm. The optional QLS 19 Locking Fork allows these holsters to be used on various mounting platforms with the addition of a QLS 22 Receiver Plate installed.

“Safariland customers asked, and we answered with the new RDSO 6000 series holsters,” said Eric Gasvoda, GM of Duty Gear for Safariland. “Red dot sights are integral to modern firearm design and usage. Safariland’s 6000 series holsters continue to evolve to find innovative ways to provide active retention while protecting the firearm and its accessories.”

Key features include:

• ALS® (Automatic Locking Systems) secures the firearm

• Completely open top holster for ease of drawing/reholstering

•  For use with red dot optic-equipped firearms

•  Optional ALS Guard for increased security

•  SafariLaminate™ thermal-molded construction

•   Suede lined to protect the handgun’s finish

•  Standard 3-hole pattern for use with all

Safariland mounting systems Available fits include Glock, Sig Sauer, and Shadow Systems models, with more fits coming soon for Staccato, Smith & Wesson, and Heckler & Koch, among others. To learn more about RDSO holsters, visit

The new 6390 and 6354 RSDO are currently available on Safariland’s website. The new holsters retail from $173.50 to $241.75, depending on color, material, and finish. For information the new 6000 series holsters and other Safariland products, click here.

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