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 …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 »
True Velocity Polymer-Cased Rifle and Machine Gun Ammo: Less Weight and Heat Transfer, More Accuracy! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 18, 2020 DefenseReview’s (DR) been interested in polymer-cased rifle and machine gun ammo (ammunition) for many years now, and in True Velocity ammo, specifically, for the last few years. So, we were very happy to finally get a chance to talk to one Patrick (Pat) Hogan about their ammo’s attributes, which …Read More »
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 14, 2020 DefenseReview (DR) hopes all our readers are staying safe and well out there in the midst of this crazy Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown. With that in mind, we just found out about a reusable anti-microbial cotton face mask by Cherries that will apparently last up to 30 wash cycles. Cherries …Read More »
AMS Machine MRD Mount with Extended Accessory Rail: The Ultimate 45-Degree Offset Mount for Mini Red Dot Sights!
By Jeff Gurwitch June 4, 2019 Last updated on 6/04/19. Since the mid-2000s, the US military’s been searching for the perfect close/far optic combination. Around 2005-ish, the first attempt at this I saw was a red dot (Docter sight) piggyback-mounted on top of an ACOG. Then, in 2008 with the issue of SOPMOD Block II, everyone in Special Forces was …Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch June 4, 2018 I first came across the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR) during my first deployment to Afghanistan back in 2012. At the time, M855A1 was only being issued in war zones, so none of us had any experience training with it prior to the deployment. While the penetration capability of M855A1 was pretty well documented …Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch April 22, 2018 M855A1 ammunition has been in use overseas since at least 2011, and has been in widespread service at most U.S. Army bases since 2014. I myself first saw it in 2012 in Afghanistan. Now, when M855A1 first came out, like many others, I heard the stories that due to the increased pressure the round …Read More »
PCP Ammo Polymer-Cased 6.5 SOCOM Lightweight Machine Gun Ammo Cracks the Cold Code: 30% Lighter than Conventional Ammo, and Ready to Rock! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 4, 2018 DefenseReview’s (DR) been following the PCP Ammo polymer-cased lightweight rifle/machine gun ammo tech for awhile now, so we were really pleased to find out that while they cracked the heat code a long time ago, they finally cracked the cold code, so it’s claimed that the ammo can now …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 5, 2017 As long as we’re discussing new SIG Sauer products, we should probably also mention the new SIG SAUER P320 CO2-powered ASP (Advanced Sport Pellet) Air Pistol, that the company just announced. DefenseReview (DR) first got the chance to run the real P320 and P320C high-capacity 9mm pistols at the …Read More »
SIG SAUER Introduces 300 Win Mag (.300 Winchester Magnum) Match Grade Elite Performance Ammunition for Your .300WM Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 4, 2017 Last updated on 1/05/17. Sig Sauer just announced the introduction of SIG SAUER .300 Win Mag (.300 Winchester Magnum, or .300WM) Match Grade Elite Performance Ammunition, which will come as a very welcome surprise to owners of .300WM tactical AR rifle/carbines like the Patriot Ordnance Factory POF P-300 (also …Read More »