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 »
ATI Schmeisser S60 60-Round 5.56mm NATO.223 Rem. Magazine with Window for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s: Nylon-Reinforced Polymer Wonder Mag!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 12, 2023 Imported by American Tactical Inc. (ATI), the Schmeisser S60 60-Round 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Magazine with Window is a very ineresting magazine that DefenseReview (DR) only recently got to handle at SHOT Show 2023, and we liked both how it looked and felt in the hand. It’s made from nylon-reinforced …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com We’d like to wish our readers a very Happy Memorial Day 2023, and thank all those that fought and died for us, our surviving veterans, and our active military personnel. Thank you all so much for everything you’ve done for us and are still doing for us. Enjoy the holiday, and please …Read More »
Midwest Industries (MI) Alpha Series Tactical Accessories for AK Weapons: Optimize Your Kalashnikov!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 25, 2023 Midwest Industries (MI) has some bangin’ new tactical accessories for Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM/AK-74 weapons platforms, including the Alpha Series Folding Stock, GEN2 EXTENDED AK47/74 UNIVERSAL HANDGUARD, M-LOK™, GEN2 EXTENDED M70 HANDGUARD, M-LOK™ COMPATIBLE, RAIL TOPCOVER, AK ALPHA SERIES RAILED TOP COVER, AK ALPHA SERIES M-LOK™ 6″/10″ HANDGUARD, GEN2 AK47/74 UNIVERSAL …Read More »
FN 545 Tactical: Striker-Fired, Optics and Suppressor-Ready .45 ACP Combat/Tactical Pistol: 18+1 Rounds of Firepower!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 17, 2023 And, just to round out DefenseReview’s (DR) coverage of FN America’s products at SHOT Show 2023, we give you the striker-fired FN 545 Tactical .45 ACP pistol that’s both optics and suppressor-ready. The FN 545 Tactical gives you an “unmatched” 18+1 rounds of firepower, which is A LOT of …Read More »
FN 510 Tactical 10mm Auto Combat/Tactical Pistol with Mini Red Dot Combat Optic and Suppressor-Height Night Sights!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 10, 2023 While we’re on the subject of FN pistols, we should definitely mention the new striker-fired FN 510 Tactical 10mm Auto combat/tactical pistol with mini red dot combat optic and suppressor-height night sights that Chris Johnson of FN America was kind enough to show DefenseReview (DR) at SHOT Show 2023. …Read More »
Lightweight Intermediate Caliber Cartridge Individual Weapon System (LICC IWS): 25+1-Round Suppressed 6.5x43mm/.264 AR-Type Combat/Tactical Carbine for Special Warfare Applications! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 30, 2023 Speaking of FN Herstal/FN America (FNA) products, DefenseReview really likes this one. It’s called the Lightweight Intermediate Caliber Cartridge Individual Weapon System (LICC IWS), and it’s a very interesting suppressed tactical AR-type combat/tactical carbine that utilizes a special 6.5x43mm/.264 (originally called the “.264 USA) round cartridge that was initially …Read More »
FN Five-seveN MRD MK3 5.7x28mm Combat/Tactical Pistols in Black and FDE (Flat Dark Earth): 20+1 Rounds of Firepower!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 24, 2023 Not to long ago, DefenseReview (DR) did a quick piece on the new 5.7x28mm Smith and Wesson S&W 5.7 series pistols, but FN’s been making a pistol that caliber forever, and they may have just perfected it. Meet the new FN Five-seveN MRD MK3 in Black and FDE (Flat …Read More »
Staccato CS Compact/Sub-Compact High-Capacity 9mm Concealed-Carry Combat/Tactical 1911 Pistol: 16+1 Rounds of Firepower, and Even More Compact than the Staccato C2!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 11, 2023 DefenseReview (DR) recently ran into our friend, competitive pistol shooting champion and legend Todd Jarrett, at the Staccato booth at SHOT Show 2023, and he was kind enough to take us through the new Staccato CS high-capacity compact/sub-compact 9mm combat/tactical 1911 pistol, as well as the slightly larger and …Read More »