PRLog - Jan. 9, 2014 - DALLAS -- For kids, the dark has always been thought of as scary and symbolized the unknown. The Nightstalker is an incredibly new concept Jeep created by Starwood Motors of Dallas, Texas. Starwood Motors has made a name for its self with creating jaw-dropping custom Jeeps that are recognized all over the world. On the Nightstalker, Starwood has partnered with U.S. Night Vision & Kryptek Outdoor to create one of the most outstanding Jeep projects to ever see the light of day...or the darkness of night.
Paying homage to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment known as "Night Stalkers", these Soldiers are recognized for their proficiency in nighttime operations. The soldiers are highly trained and able to accomplish the very toughest missions in all environments, anywhere in the world, day or night, with unparalleled precision. The unit became known as the "Night Stalkers" because of its capability to strike undetected during the hours of darkness and its unprecedented combat successes. Today,” Night Stalkers” continue to develop and employ new technology and tactics, techniques and procedures for the battlefield. Time and again, in every major combat operation since Grenada, Soldiers of this unit demonstrate that they live by their motto, "Night Stalkers Don't Quit."
Working with Kryptek, this Jeep features a unique camouflage pattern, "Typhon". When utilized in conjunction with Starwood's famous "Kevlar" Jeep coating, this Jeep is definitely one of a kind and will be recognizable anywhere it goes. "Kryptek utilizes a multi-directional design to effectively conceal in a multitude of terrains that have either a lateral or vertical flow. The bi-level layering of the patterns incorporate background traditional shading and sharp random geometrical foregrounds to create a three dimensional effect that ensures the utmost in concealment at both close and long ranges. These components combined with colorations selected and matched based on input from testing and observations from operators in the field make Kryptek Camo the ultimate in passive battlefield deception." Kryptek.com
U.S. Night Vision is playing a very integral part in this Jeep. When you absolutely have to see without being seen...technology is your friend. This Jeep features an ATAC 360º Portable Magnetic Mount Thermal Camera above the roofline of the Jeep. With 360 degree pan/tilt capabilities, there is nowhere to hide. "Since 2001, US Night Vision has been providing federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, as well as the US Military, with advanced quality night vision, thermal imaging, infrared and lasers. We offer the latest, top of the line technology for an ever-changing environment."
Gunner Fabrication is a custom manufacturer of specialized gun mounts for vehicle use. Starwood worked with Gunner Fab to outfit the Nightstalker with several of their custom Jeep mounts. Working with Starwood and fabricated here in the US gives Gunner Fab the opportunity to showcase some of its most popular products on one of the most popular classic military vehicles, the unstoppable Jeep. GunnerFab.com
The Nightstalker will be making its World debut during the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, January 14-17 2014. The Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. It is the world’s premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics, and related products and services. The SHOT Show attracts buyers from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The Jeep will be a featured attraction inside the booth for U.S. Night Vision (Booth #20105) ShotShow.org
The Nightstalker Jeep had to include some creature comforts so a completely customized Alpine audio system was chosen to break the silence. An Alpine INE-Z928HD 8” head unit was chosen and the Jeep dash was professionally modified to accept the oversized unit. Speakers include three sets of Alpine components with two pair installed in a newly fabricated overhead sound bar. The Nightstalker uses two Alpine slim mount 10” subwoofers and is powered by two PDX digital amplifiers which gives the audio system over 1,800 watts of power. This audio system was professionally installed by the team of CDIDIT; a Fort Worth based installation facility owned & operated by US military veterans. Starwood reached out to Baja Designs to fit the Nightstalker with custom IR lighting and to keep control of all the electronics, an sPOD accessory wiring module with custom switch panel was also installed.
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Starwood Motors is the premier automotive dealership in the country. Its Starwood Jeep division and Starwood Customs divisions have brought together several companies to make this vehicle a reality: U.S. Night Vision, Kryptek Outdoor, Baja Designs, Gunner Fab, Alpine Electronics & CDIDIT. Starwood Motors is becoming a force in the automotive world from its beginnings as a Dallas based dealership to its future as one of the top vehicle sales/service facilities and automotive customizers in the country. Starwood Motors is dedicated to excellence and customer service while also designing and creating automotive works of art.
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