by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 14, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering Vortex Optics combat optics for quite some time now (see the “Related Articles” section below), because, well, they rock…and they frankly just keep getting better, and cooler. Well, the mad optical scientists at Vortex Optics have just unveiled the new Vortex Razor HD Gen III …Read More »
Kalashnikov USA Viskov 7.62X39MM Rifle: Latest AKM/AK-47-Type Tactical Carbine Gets a ‘Tough as Nails’ Hinged Dustcover with Picatinny Rail that will ‘Hold Zero’!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 4, 2022 Well, we hope everyone had a great New Years. Now that we’re back, we figured we’d do a quick piece on the new Kalashnikov USA Viskov 7.62x39mm Rifle (looking like a carbine), which sports a RS Regulate 10″ (10-inch) MLOK rail and an UltiMAK M1B MIL-STD-1913 “Picatinny” top rail …Read More »
Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART): India’s New Anti-Ship/Submarine Rocket Torpedo Naval Warfare Weapon Can Destroy Ships and Submarines at Long Range
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Indian Defence Research Wing (IDRW.org) December 28, 2021 India recently successfully tested it’s new Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) anti-ship/anti-submarine rocket torpedo weapon system for potential future naval warfare applications against the Chinese Navy, as tensions rise in the Indo-Pacific region. So, what we’ve got here is some …Read More »
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Scorpius Mulit-Beam Air Defense/Electronic Warfare (EW) System: Looking VERY Good in a Pretty Violent Middle Eastern Hood
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 20, 2021 Well, it would appear that our friends and allies the Israelis have done it yet again. They’ve just unveiled what would appear to be yet another revolutionary military defense technology to augment their (and Raytheon Missiles & Defense) already revolutionary Iron Dome System (and SkyHunter Missile) anti-missile air defense …Read More »
Unity Tactical FAST MRO Optic Mount for Trijicon MRO and MRO HD Red Dot Reflex Sights Give You a More Natural Heads-Up Shooting Position for Faster Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR Shooting!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Unity Tactical December 13, 2021 Unity Tactical has a new FAST combat optic mount for the Trijicon MRO Red Dot Reflex Sights and Trijicon MRO HD Red Dot Sights. The purpose of the FAST combat optic mounts is to allow for a more heads-up shooting position that’s more natural and …Read More »
Primary Machine Harbinger V2-Customized CZ-USA Shadow 2 CZ-75-Type 9mm Combat/Tactical/Competition Pistol: Can it Actually Match John Wick’s Taran Tactical Innovations (TTI) JW3 Combat Master High-Capacity 9mm 1911?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 5, 2021 The CZ-75 9mm combat/tactical pistol is an Eastern Bloc (formerly-USSR Eastern European countries) classic made in Czechoslovakia for their military forces and law enforcement agencies, and is reportedly a highly reliable design, albeit one that DefenseReview’s (DR) never owned or carried. The fact that the guns are all-steel, and …Read More »
Russian 3M22 Zircon (also spelled Tsirkon) 6670-MPH Scramjet Hypersonic Glide Vehicle/Missile Goes into Mass Production: Can the US Defend Against It?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): TASS (Russian News Agency) November 29, 2021 As if the latest Chicom hypersonic glide-vehicle/missile threat isn’t enough of a problem for us, the Russians have been busy little beavers as well, and have just started mass producing their 6670-mph 3M22 Zircon (also spelled Tsirkon) scramjet hypersonic thermonuclear missile/glide vehicle, and …Read More »
Russian Sukhoi Su-75 Checkmate Single-Engine 5th-Gen Light Tactical Fighter Aircraft/Russian Medium Fighter: Will it Beat the F-35 Lightning II?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit(s): The Russians, Rostec, Sergei-Karpukhin/TASS and Eurasian Times November 23, 2021 DefenseReview (DR) has been publishing information on the Russian Sukhoi Su-57 Felon “Raptorsky” 5th-Gen stealth fighter jet aircraft for quite awhile. Well, the Russkies have developed a smaller, lighter-weight single-engine 5th-gen stealth fighter called the Su-75 Checkmate (the Russians DO …Read More »
CMMG Banshee 300 MK4 ‘FourSix’ Tactical AR-15-Type Pistol/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle): 40+1 Rounds of 4.6x30mm Firepower and Fun!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 17, 2021 Well, this one’s fun. It’s been over six and a half YEARS since DefenseReview’s (DR) published a piece on CMMG products, but this one caught our attention. Your humble correspondent was probably one of the first civilians to shoot the HK MP7/MP7A1 4.6x30mm PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) on US …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image Credit: RNCSC.org November 11, 2021 We here at DefenseReview (DR) would just like to wish everyone a Happy Veterans Day 2021, and we’d like to think all of our great veterans for your service. Thank you! We really appreciate your service and sacrifice for our great country, the United States of …Read More »
True Velocity Acquires LoneStar Future Weapons for $84M: Are the GD-OTS RM277-R and RM227 AR 6.8mm TVCM Bullpup Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) Going Commercial Soon?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 10, 2021 Back in May of last year (2020), DefenseReview (DR) published a quick heads-up piece on True Velocity lightweight, polymer-cased rifle ammo, since we found it intriguing. Well, cut to 2021, and it looks like True Velocity’s driving full-bore into the tactical firearms game. To wit, they’ve acquired Texas-based LoneStar …Read More »
Occam Defense Solutions ODS-1775 AKM Pattern Rifle (Carbine) and ODS-1775 AKM Pattern Pistol (with Stabilizing/Arm Brace): Modernized and Optimized Tactical Kalashnikov AK Packages for Home Defense!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Occam Defense Solutions Inc. November 4, 2021 As long as we’re on the subject of tactical AK’s (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM rifle/carbines) and TFBTV Show Time videos, we might as well do a quick piece on Occam Defense Solutions’ ODS-1775 AKM Pattern Rifle (Carbine) and ODS-1775 AKM Pattern Pistol, as well. Both …Read More »
M13 Industies OC-13 Customized Tactical AK-Type Rifle/Carbine Package for Home Defense Applications: Ready to Go Suppressed!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: M13 Industries October 31, 2021 DefenseReview (DR) just came across an interesting TFBTV Show Time video on M13 Industries custom AK (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM) builds, and the gun that interested us in particular is their OC-13 tactical AK-type rifle/carbine build, which is a 14.5″-barreled carbine that’s designed to be able to …Read More »
Strike Industries (SI) Standard Height and Suppressor Height Strike Iron Sights for Glock, Smith & Wesson (S&W) and SIG SAUER Combat/Tactical Pistols!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) October 25, 2021 DefenseReview (DR) hasn’t written about Strike Industries (SI) products for quite some time, but the new SI Strike Iron Sights in both Standard Height and Suppressor Height variants caught our attention, since they have some interesting design features. The new sights are available for …Read More »
Theon Sensors Thermis CS Thermal Clip-On Sight (TCS) Thermal Imaging System Wins UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Contract for Sniper In-Line Low Light System (SILLS) – Long Wave InfraRed (LWIR) Thermal Sight ‘Weapon Sight 2’
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 21, 2021 Theon Sensors recently won a UK MOD (Ministry of Defence) contract for 500 of its Thermis CS Thermal Clip-On Sight (TCS) (12um) Thermal Imaging Systems for the MOD’s Sniper In-Line Low Light System (SILLS) – Long Wave InfraRed (LWIR) Thermal Sight “Weapon Sight 2” program. Now, 500 units may …Read More »