Thursday, September 16, 2021

David Crane

David Crane started publishing online in 2001. Since that time, governments, military organizations, Special Operators (i.e. professional trigger pullers), agencies, and civilian tactical shooters the world over have come to depend on Defense Review as the authoritative source of news and information on "the latest and greatest" in the field of military defense and tactical technology and hardware, including tactical firearms, ammunition, equipment, gear, and training.

U.S. Army Develops Lightweight, Flexible Solar Panels to Power Troops.

by David Crane [email protected] Just found this at "Wired News" (Wired.com). The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center (a.k.a. Soldier Systems Center) is currently developing lightweight, flexible solar panels for troop tents and uniforms. The project’s goal is to lighten our soldiers’ loads and reduce their thermal signatures. Reducing thermal signature will help our troops to avoid detection by enemy forces. …

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Wilson Combat UT-15 Urban Tactical Rifle/Carbine: Fast and Light

by David Crane [email protected] The Wilson Combat UT-15 Urban Tactical Rifle/Carbine (with free-float, ventilated Quad Rail aluminum handguard) just received a rave review by Rich Grassi in the September 2004 issue of Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement (GWLE). Mr. Grassi had some help in reviewing the Wilson UT-15 Urban Tactical carbine from Rob Child (SWAT operator, armorer, and firearms …

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Announcement for Iraq Deployment: $170,000 Per Year for Qualified Personnel

Global Security Source is currently looking for qualified security personnel for deployment to Iraq. Salary is $170,000 per year. If you’re qualified, you would need to send your resume via email to the address listed in the announcement (Click on "Read More" hypertext below to view it.). Here’s the official announcement: Updated!! Still Needed!! ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IRAQ DEPLOYMENT: $170,000. PER …

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Fractal Camouflage and New Digitized Tiger Stripe Camo Patterns

by David Crane [email protected] This is a follow-up to our article, "Fracture Camouflage™: You can’t hit what you can’t see." DefRev spoke with Guy Cramer, the man behind Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s proprietary "Fracture Camouflage", last week. We found out that Mr. Cramer has additional camouflage patterns that utilize the same "proprietary graphics techniques" known as "Camouflage Designated Enhanced Fractal Geometry", …

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Shiva Ki Custom Fightin’ Bowie Knife: Big, Fast, and Mean.

by David Crane [email protected] This article contains high-resolution scanned photos (JPEG format) of the Shiva Ki Fightin’ Bowie Knife, which is a custom combat/fighting bowie knife.  In trained hands, this knife can be utilized effectively for anti-personnel applications.  Click on photos (below) to view them full-size. Back in January (2004), DefRev published an article on Shiva Ki Custom Knives. The …

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