pistol lanyard

pistol lanyard

[′pist·əl ‚lan·yərd]
(ordnance)
An assembly of a cord, slides, and a fastening device, generally used by military police; it is worn looped over the shoulder with the end attached to the pistol.
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Also, the bottom of the retainer serves as a pistol lanyard. For changing backstraps, I found the lanyard worked as a second point of leverage by pulling at the bottom while simultaneously pushing down at the top.
The fact of the matter is that for many applications, the use of a pistol lanyard has great merit.
An exclusive patent right to design, manufacture and distribute the Quick Release Pistol Lanyard (QRPL) was awarded to Blackhawk Industries.