By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 28, 2021 While DefenseReview (DR) was talking with our friend Ferdie Sy of FERFRANS the other day, he mentioned that he’s been using THRIL PMX AR Mags (Magazines) and THRIL RTG Rugged Tactical Grips for FERFRANS SOAR and SOAR-P combat/tactical AR (AR-15) carbine and SBR (Short Barrel Rifle) builds, and loves …Read More »
Smart Shooter SMASH Family of Fire Control Systems (FCS): Smart Weapon Sight Systems for Kinetically Engaging and Neutralizing Enemy Combatants, Vehicles and Drone Aircraft!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 8, 2021 An Israeli company called Smart Shooter Ltd. has a very interesting family of smart weapon sights/combat optics, or “fire control systems” (FCS) for engaging moving targets called SMASH that reminds DefenseReiew (DR) a bit of the TrackingPoint family of smart scopes, but SMASH has its own thing going for …Read More »
Walther PDP (Performance-Duty Pistol) and PDP Compact 4″ 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistols: Modular, Versatile and Optics-Ready!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 28, 2021 DefenseReview’s (DR) been writing about Walther pistols for awhile now. We like the brand, partially because they make high-quality firearms, and partially because they’re the choice of British MI6 Special Agent 007 James Bond from the time of Sean Connery’s Bond, the ORIGINAL Bond. Ironically, we’re not tremendous fans …Read More »
5.11 Tactical Tropi-Camo Short Sleeve Shirt with Vent-Tac™ Micro-Perforated, Moisture-Wicking Polyester Fabric: Cool, Casual and Comfortable for Concealed Carry (CCW)! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 7, 2021 Since 2020 was such a Covid-crazy year, DefenseReview (DR) didn’t get around to publishing pieces on a lot of interesting items from SHOT Show 2020. One of those items is the 5.11 Tactical Tropi-Camo Short Sleeve Shirt. The shirt’s interesting on several levels. First, it sports a very cool …Read More »
Sukhoi Su-57 Felon ‘Raptorsky’ 5th-Gen Low-Observable/Stealth Air-Superiority/Multi-Role Fighter Jet Aircraft Goes Live: Is it Really a Raptor Killer?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: The Russians, and The Aviationist December 31, 2020 Last updated on 1/01/21. Six days ago, RT posted an interesting video (see first/top embedded video below) on the Sukhoi Su-57 Felon “Raptorsky” 5th-generation low-observable/stealth air-superiority/multi-role fighter jet aircraft going into serial production, so DefenseReview (DR) thought it would be nice to …Read More »
Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA): Will it be a Compound Helicopter, or a Tiltrotor Aircraft…and What’s Taking So LONG?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 27, 2020 Back in 2011 and 2013, DefenseReview (DR) published pieces on the Sikorsky X2 coaxial/dual-rotor compound helicopter technology demonstrator and Sikorsky S-97 Raider dual rotor/coaxial compound helicopter concept, here and here. Well, all these years later, it’s being reported that “the Army is taking its final steps before starting a …Read More »
Beretta APX 9mm Striker-Fired Combat/Tactical Pistols: From Concealed Carry (CCW), to Combat, to Competition! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 15, 2020 DefenseReview (DR) covered the Beretta APX 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) striker-fired combat/tactical pistol prototype right after we handled it at the 2015 Beretta Tactical Summit, where we were among the first journalists to get to examine it. Well, cut to four and a half years later, and we got …Read More »
Tyrant Designs Glock 19 & 23 Magazine Extension: +5 Rounds for 20+1 Rounds of Total 9mm Parabellum Firepower!
By Jeff Gurwitch December 7, 2020 When it comes to pistol magazines, there’s no such thing as too reliable. Over the past year, I’ve been using Tyrant Designs’ (TD) Glock 19 & 23 Magazine Extension (+5 rounds) for my Glock 19. During this time, it’s stayed continuously loaded (except of course when being used at the range), and has been …Read More »
Allegiance Ammunition SilentStrike and OneStrike Frangible 5 56mm and 9mm Rounds for Suppressed Close Quarters Battle/Close Quarters Combat (CQB/CQC)! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 9, 2020 If you’re going to fight indoors with a rifle/carbiine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) or pistol, the best way to do it is suppressed, and with terminally-effective frangible ammo, provided you can do it reliably. That’s where Allegiance Ammunition comes in with their SilentStrike 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) and 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm …Read More »
Beretta 92X F/G Compact 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW): Up to 31 Rounds On Board! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 31, 2020 Last updated on 10/31/20. While we carry Glock pistols (concealed) here at DefenseReview (DR), primarily the Glock 19 (G19), we’ve also been fans of Beretta pistols ever since we trained with combat/tactical pistol shooting instructor Ernest Langdon at Beretta Tactical Summit 2015. That class was a real eye opener, …Read More »