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RAROG Plastic Machine Gun Tape (Polymer Links) Developed for PK, PKM, and PKT Pattern Machine Guns: ‘Tactical Gear Tested in War’!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 29, 2022 This one’s interesting. The Russian/Ukrainian war is apparently leading to some interesting small arms innovation in the form of plastic machine gun belt links, or “Plastic Machine Gun Tape” made by a company called RAROG, who’s slogan/tagline is, appropriately (and accurately) enough “Tactical Gear Tested in War”. The Firearm …

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IWI Masada Tactical: Polymer-Framed, Striker-Fired High-Capacity 9mm Pistol is Fully Ambidextrous!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 31, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering IWI (Israel Weapon Industries) products for years now (see “Related Articles” below), as we find them interesting. So, we were happy to see that IWI’s just released an interesting pistol called the Masada Tactical. The IWI Masada Tactical is a polymer-framed, striker-fired high-capacity 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm …

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Happy (and Safe) Memorial Day 2022 from DR!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 30, 2022 Last updated on 5/31/22. We just want to wish everyone a belated happy and safe Memorial Day 2022. We hope it was a great one for you, as we all remember those we’ve lost who fought for us. God bless you, and God bless the United States of America.

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RISE Armament RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger (APT): The ‘Ferrari of [Drop-In AR] Triggers!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): RISE Armament May 24, 2022 Last updated on 5/24/22. The RISE Armament RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger (APT) is a very interesting drop-in AR trigger with a very short and light trigger pull AND a short reset. Videos first started trickling out about it about six years ago, and over those six …

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Boeing Microlattice: Lightest Metal Structure Ever Made to Revolutionize Future Aircraft Construction?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Boeing and HRL Laboratories May 17, 2022 Speaking of Boeing products, and Boeing aircraft, specifically, Boeing’s designed the “lightest material ever made” for aircraft called the Microlattice, and it’s pretty cool. Boeing has this to say about it: At 99.99 percent air, it’s light enough to balance on top of …

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Boeing T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Pilot Training System/Jet Trainer Aircraft Pays Tribute to Tuskegee Airmen ‘Red Tails’ of WWII!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 4, 2022 Image(s) Credit(s): Boeing This one’s pretty cool. Boeing recently introduced their T-7A Red Hawk advanced pilot training system for US Air Force fighter and bomber pilots, and it looks pretty good, at least in the videos DefenseReview’s (DR) watched of it. The “Red Hawk” element of the name and …

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Aevex Aerospace Phoenix Ghost: ‘Secretive Suicide/Kamikaze Drone’ Aircraft being Shipped to Ukraine to Help Fight the Russians

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 30, 2022 Image(s) Credit(s): AeroVironment (AV) An interesting company called Aevex Aerospace out of Solana Beach, California is making a very interesting “secretive suicide/kamikaze drone” aircraft, or armed/weaponized UAS/UAV called the “Phoenix Ghost“, and they’ve reportedly started shipping them to Ukraine to help battle the Russians. Specifically, they’re sending 121 Phoenix …

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Wilson Combat 6MM ARC Recon Tactical 18″ AR-15 Carbine and Hornady 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge) 105 gr BTHP Hornady BLACK Round: Ultimate Weapon/Ammo Combo for Home Defense and Combat/Tactical Operations?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Wilson Combat and Hornady April 14, 2022 Last updated on 4/15/22. Wilson Combat recently introduced their 6mm ARC Recon Tactical AR (AR-15) carbine, and it may just be the ultimate all-around tactical AR weapon/ammo platform, as you’re combining the most ergonomic and highly-developed carbine platform with what is arguably the …

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