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 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 »
Unity Tactical AXON Remote Dual Switch and Single Switch Systems for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR Illuminator (Light) and Laser Accessories and Modules!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 24, 2023 Billed as the ” pinnacle of remote switch design for weapon-mounted accessories”, the new Unity Tactical AXON remote dual and single switch system provides “complete control of lights and lasers in a single, compact and rugged housing”, and they probably do it better than anything else out there. The …Read More »
SIG SAUER MCX Reduced Signature Assault Rifle (RSAR) Suppressed .300 Blackout (.300BLK) COTS Drop-On PDW-Type Upper Receiver for QUIET Military Special Operations Missions!
B David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 7, 2023 The Firearm Blog (TFB) has a nice video piee on the SIG MCX RSAR (Redued Signature Assault Rifle) suppressed .300 Blackout (.300BLK) commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) drop-on upper receiver that’s worth taking a look at. Basically the MCX RSAR allows military Special Operations Forces to go totally subsonic with a …Read More »
Kalashnikov USA (KUSA) 124gr Steel-Cased, Lead-Core 7.62×39 Ammo and BARWAR USA Zenitco-style ALPHA-1 Tactical AK Rail/Hand Guard and Top Rail for the modern AK-47/AKM Enthusiast!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit(s): Kalashnikov USA and BARWAR USA. December 26, 2022 If you like your AK’s as much as we do here at DefenseReview (DR), then you’ll want to check out these two new products: Kalashnikov USA (KUSA) 7.62x39mm ammo with a lead-core and a steel case, and the Turkish-made (and thus legally-imported) …Read More »
Glickenhaus 008 Fast Response Military Vehicle (FRMV): Real-Life Weaponized All-Terrain/Off-Road Combat Car/Vehicle Concept Designed for War…or a Bond Film!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) November 16, 2022 Gotta’ hand it to Hollywood. Every once in awhile, one of their own actually produces something worthwhile outside the industry. In this case, it’s a real-life weaponized all-terrain/off-road combat car/vehicle concept called the Glickenhaus 008 Fast Response Military Vehicle (FRMV) –and it looks …Read More »
Smith & Wesson (S&W) Equalizer 9mm Micro-Compact Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW): Up to 15+1 Rounds of Firepower!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Smith & Wesson (S&W) November 9, 2022 Smith and Wesson just released their “best-performing micro-compact to date” using “next-gen EZ technology, low recoil impulse, and versatile magazine capacity all in a compact footprint” for the “ultimate CCW” pistol. it’s called the Equalizer, and it provides the end-user with up to …Read More »
Vortex Optics XM-157 Next Generation Squad Weapon-Fire Control (NGSW-FC): Meet the US Army’s New Game-Changing Smart Scope!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 26, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) published a lot of information about Vortex Optics combat optics and scopes AND fire control systems/smart scopes in general (see “Related Articles” below for both). However, to date, we haven’t done a piece on the US Army’s new smart scope, the Vortex Optics XM-157 Next Generation Squad …Read More »
RISE Armament ICONIC Independent Two-Stage Rifle Trigger: ‘Best of Both Worlds’ Combining the Control of a Two-Stage Trigger with the ‘Crisp, Clean Break” and Quick/Short Reset of a Single-Stage Trigger!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): RISE Armament September 26, 2022 Earlier this year, DefenseReview (DR) did a quick heads-up piece on the RISE Armament RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger (APT), which is worth checking out. Well, that’s not the only cool rifle trigger they’ve got over there. RISE also has a very interesting “independent” two-stage rifle trigger …Read More »