By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 27, 2024 DefenseReview (DR) ran into champion professional pistol shooter Todd Jarrett at the Staccato booth at SHOT Show 2024, and he was kind enough to take us through all of the new Staccato C 2011 compact combat/tactical 9mm 1911 9mm pistol’s particulars on video. In our opinion, the Staccato C …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 20, 2024 O.k., we’re back. Sorry for the delay, but DefenseReview’s (DR) been on travel, and we’ve been dealing with some stuff. However, now that we’re back, we’re going to try to get back into publishing content fairly regularly, primarily in the form of videos, starting with this one on the …Read More »
Devil Dog Concepts (DDC) Hard Charger Tactical AR-15/AR-10 Charging Handle System for Faster, Easier Charging and Weapons Handling!
By Toby Melville January 7, 2024 The AR-15 is arguably the most ergonomic and shooter interface-friendly platform in firearms history. One of the points of the AR-15 that separates it from other platforms is the ambidextrous charging handle. This engineering design makes the platform efficient. The pursuit of perfection is persistence focused on practicality. This creates an inevitability to advance …Read More »
Forward Operations Grip FOG: A Very Personal Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR Accessory for Improved Ergonomics
By Toby Melville November 15, 2023 The modern rifle’s basic use has not significantly improved from its early predecessors. It’s a linear shoulder-fired metal projectile weapon for use at extended ranges. Accessories are somewhat different. The design rigidness of the early rifles as late as the 1980s has given way to extremely modular designs. One of the most personal accessories …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com DefenseReview (DR) just wants to wish our active and retired US military personnel a very happy, healthy and safe Veterans Day. God bless you guys, and thank you for your great service to our country. Sincerely, Defense ReviewRead More »
Howard Leight by Honeywell Impact Sport Electronic Shooting Earbuds and Electronic Earmuffs: In-Ear and Over-Ear Active Hearing Protection Tactical Shooting and Hunting!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 31, 2023 Howard Leight by Honeywell (Shooting Sports) is the go-to active hearing pro (protection) choice for a lot of people, including DefenseReview (DR), and for good reason. Their products are well designed, work as advertised, and look good. Basically the tactical trifecta. As it happens, DefenseReview (DR) visited the Howard …Read More »
Jeff Gurwitch’s Initial Notes on the Desert Tech Quattro-15 AR-15 Lower Receiver with 53-round Magazines!
By Jeff Gurwitch October 25, 2023 These are my findings in no particular order: So I’ve had the Quattro-15 AR-15 Lower Receiver about 2 months now. The mags (magazines) they sent me are prototypes for testing. They are not drop safe, and are simply intended to test feeding function. The final/production mags will come out sometime this month, and will …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 23, 2023 Assuming the source/manufacturer of this new device can be trusted this may be THE most important development in personal security technology since, well, the firearm. It’s called “Unplugged (UP)“, and it’s a secure smartphone that has a potential to be a real game changer that solves pretty much every …Read More »
Reflectacles Sunglasses: Urban-Cool Counter-Surveillance Eyewear for Professionals and Civilians Alike!
By Toby Melville September 29, 2023 Eyewear has been an important component of fashion for decades, but for the armed professional, eyewear has become increasingly significant as the War on Terror and modern warfare has progressed. Over time, eyewear has progressed from fashion to protection, providing increased performance for military operators, private contractors, and tactically-minded civilians. On that note, a …Read More »
Mantis X10 Elite, Blackbeard/BlackbeardX and Laser Academy Home/Indoor Dry Fire Training Systems for Keeping Your Shooting Skills Sharp!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 31, 2023 Last updated on 9/03/23 with 4K videos (embedded). Earlier this year, DefenseReview (DR) was fortunate to get to spend some time with Adam Allgaier of Mantis to learn about their high-tech home/indoor dry fire shooting training systems at SHOT Show 2023, and we were really impressed with what we …Read More »
Shadow Systems MR920 Elite and CR920 Elite: Modular Compact and Sub-Compact Semi-Custom Glock-Type 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistols with Custom Specs!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 11, 2023 Speaking of cool new 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) combat/tactical pistols, Shadow Systems LLC out of Plano, Texas is making some very cool American-made Glock-type pistols pistols that DefenseReview (DR) enjoyed handling and learning about at SHOT Show 2023. Shadow Systems’ National Sales Manager Jerome Vinet was kind enough to …Read More »
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 31, 2023 Ten days ago, Taran Butler of Taran Tactical Innovations (TTI) published a range demo video of the new Springfield Armory Echelon modular, striker-fired 9mm combat/tactical pistol, and the gun looks gun. Essentially, the Echelon looks like a Glock pistol taken to the next level, a more refined Glock pistol, …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 4, 2023 We just want to wish our readers a very happy and safe 4th of July/Independence Day 2023. God Bless America, and God bless the souls of our Founding Fathers who risked everything to create our great country and its founding documents, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 28, 2023 Lever action rifles and carbines have been making a BIG comeback over the last few years, and the new POF-USA Tombstone 9mm Modernized, Mag-Fed Lever Action Carbine is a perfect example of it. DefenseReview (DR) recently got to view and handle it at the POF-USA booth at SHOT Show …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 19, 2023 We almost forgot about this one. FN didn’t just introduce a whole bunch of new combat/tactical pistols and rifle/carbines (see “Related Articles” section below). Oh, no. They also introduced a very cool new titanium pistol suppressor (silencer/sound suppressor) called the FN Rush 9Ti that’s designed to attach to their …Read More »