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Elbit Systems Assault Rifle Combat Application System (ARCAS): Revolutionary Combat Capability for Infantry Warfighters?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 17, 2021 Israeli defense firm Elbit Systems has developed an AI rifle optic/scope called the Assault Rifle Combat Application System, or ARCAS, for short, that can potentially give infantry soldier’s a very real combat advantage. Here’s how ARCAS works, according to the company: “An AI-powered computer is integrated into the assault …

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Blackout Defense Zero Trigger: Quick-Reset Competition/Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR Trigger with Zero Pre-Travel and Zero Post-Travel!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 31, 2021 Sorry for the hiatus, everyone, but DefenseReview (DR) is back, and we’re rarin’ to go. The first item on our agenda is a very interesting competition/tactical AR-15 rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) flat trigger called the Zero Trigger, and it’s manufactured by an equally interesting aerospace and military defense contractor, …

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Chinese Military Mounting ‘Laser Guns’ to Hypersonic Vehicles (Aircraft and Missiles) to Increase Speed and Range

By David Crane Image Credit: The U.S. Sun July 27, 2021 Well, this isn’t good. Apparently, they’ve been busy little beavers over there at Beijing’s Space Engineering University, developing a “powerful laser gun” mounted onto hypersonic missles and aircraft to increase speed (and obviously range) by cutting air resistance by 70 percent (70%) or more. According to the Chinese laser …

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FLUX Defense MP17 Raider Brace for SIG SAUER M17/18 and P320 Pistol, and FLUX Braces for Glock 17 (G17), Glock 19 (G19), Glock 19X (G19X) and Glock 34 (G34) Pistols

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 22, 2021 A company called FLUX Defense has been on DefenseReview’s (DR) radar for awhile now, but for some reason, we’ve never covered their products. This certainly isn’t for a lack of interest in stock kits for for pistols that effectively turn said pistols into pistol-caliber SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) or …

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SIG SAUER Custom Works P365XL SPECTRE and SIG P320 XCOMPACT SPECTRE Distressed, Striker-Fired 9mm Combat/Tactical Concealed Carry (CCW) Pistols are Lookin’ Pretty Slick

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 14, 2021 SIG SAUER Custom Works has just introduced their SPECTRE Series striker-fired 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO pistols, the SIG P365XL SPECTRE and SIG P320 XCOMPACT SPECTRE, and they look pretty slick. Both are all-black affairs, with distressed ported/vented stainless steel slides and flat triggers. Both guns are movie-ready. We here at …

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Shield Arms S15 Gen 2 Pistol Magazine and +5 Mag Extension for Glock 43X (G43X) and Glock 48 (G48) Compact Combat/Tactical Pistols: Maximize Your Concealed Carry Firepower!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 27, 2021 The Firearm Blog (TFB) just published a nice teaser video (see embedded video below) on the new Shield Arms Gen-2 S15 Pistol Magazine and the +5 (or, Plus-5) Mag Exension for the Glock 43X (G43X) and Glock 48 (G48) combat/tactical pistols, and it’s worth checking out. TFB’s James Reeves …

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Noisefighters Panobridge Mk1 Dual-Rotation PVS-14 Night Vision Monocular Bridge Provides up to 75 Degrees of Panoramic Field of Vision (FOV)!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Noisefighters and TheFirearmBlog May 14, 2021 This one’s interesting. A company called Noisefighters has a pretty nifty dual PVS-14 bridge called the Panobridge Mk1 that gives the wearer up to 75 degrees of panoramic field of vision, or “FOV”. The to going from 40 degrees to 75 degrees is to …

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Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Plus High-Capacity Sub-Compact 9mm/.40 S&W Combat/Tactical Pstol for Covert Concealed Carry (CCW): Up to 13+1 Rounds!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 6, 2021 Speaking (or in this case, writing) of interesting and cool new little concealed carry (CCW) combat/tactical pistols, the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Plus 9mm/.40 S&W sub-compact pistol looks interesting to us. While we here at DefenseReview (DR) are primarily Glock guys, we DO like other manufacturers’ products, and …

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Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8″ Compact Optical Sight Pistol (OSP): Compact 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol for Concealed Carry and Covert Ops!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 30, 2021 DefenseReview hasn’t covered Springfield Armory products in quite some time. However, they recently issued a press release on their new XD-M Elite 3.8″ (inch) Compact OSP 9mm combat/tactial pistol for concealed carry (CCW), and it looks pretty good in the photos. The “OSP” stands for “Optical Sight Pistol”, and …

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