IWA 2017 - Explorer Cases, a brand of the Italian-based GT Line company, showcased several new high-grade, molded polymer gun cases for civilian and professional users
Explorer Cases is a brand manufacturing quality lines of waterproof, watertight and fully military-certified molded synthetic cases for firearms and other high-technology equipment. Explorer Cases showcased several new products at at both EnforceTac and IWA 2017.
Explorer Cases 3005 pistol cases
Among their most interesting new entries is definitely the Explorer Cases 3005 line of pistol cases, whose external dimensions (L: 306 mm / 12.13/16"; W: 269 mm / 10.9/16"; D: 75 mm / 2.15/16") and overall weight (1,2 kg / 2.64 lbs with foam lining) contribute to make them the slimmest pistol cases in the world, allowing to carry handguns, magazines and their accessories in a very small package.
Available with pre-cubed or convoluted foam layers, or completely empty, the Explorer Cases 3005 are manufactured in black, OD green, desert tan or blaze orange variants, and come with reinforced padlock loops, purging valves, and fully foldable low-profile handles.
The Explorer Cases 3005 can be stacked vertically on one side, allowing several handguns to be transported in a secure environment aboard small vehicles such as Police cruisers or motorbikes, ATVs, APCs, and others – even aircrafts.
Explorer Cases 15416 tactical rifle case
Also new is the Explorer Cases 15416 model, intended for long tactical rifles. 1.62 m / 64.1/8" long, 456 mm / 17.15/16" wide and 183 mm / 7.3/16" deep, this is the longest rifle case available on the market today and is suitable for the biggest long-range rifles and their accessories, as well as for shoulder-fired rocket launchers and other similar pieces of weaponry.
The Explorer Cases 15416 model comes with wheels, wide latches with safety release levers, stainless steel reinforced padlock loops and double automatic purge valves, and is available either with or without a foam lining and in black, OD green and desert tan. The overall weight tops 13,40 kg / 29.54 lbs with foam.
All Explorer Cases products are certified according to IP67, STANAG 4280 (ed.2) and DEF STAN 81-41 (Lev.J) guidelines, which means that they offer the highest level of resistance and usability in low and high temperatures (min. -33°C/-27.4°F, max. +90°C/+194°F) as well as against impacts, free fall shocks, and the like.
The Explorer Cases 3005 model is rated for buoyancy at max. 2,10 kg / 4.62 lbs, while the 15416 will buoy at max. 61,6 kg / 135.80 lbs.
This means that they will still float even when filled to maximum capacity, allowing easy recovery and watertight and airtight protection for their contents in the harshest situations. There is just no abuse that the Explorer Cases can't take, no challenge they will not accept.