Ammunition

Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART): India’s New Anti-Ship/Submarine Rocket Torpedo Naval Warfare Weapon Can Destroy Ships and Submarines at Long Range

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Indian Defence Research Wing (IDRW.org) December 28, 2021 India recently successfully tested it’s new Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) anti-ship/anti-submarine rocket torpedo weapon system for potential future naval warfare applications against the Chinese Navy, as tensions rise in the Indo-Pacific region. So, what we’ve got here is some …

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Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Scorpius Mulit-Beam Air Defense/Electronic Warfare (EW) System: Looking VERY Good in a Pretty Violent Middle Eastern Hood

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 20, 2021 Well, it would appear that our friends and allies the Israelis have done it yet again. They’ve just unveiled what would appear to be yet another revolutionary military defense technology to augment their (and Raytheon Missiles & Defense) already revolutionary Iron Dome System (and SkyHunter Missile) anti-missile air defense …

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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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M855A1 Penetrator Ammo Accuracy: How Good Is It, Really?

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 …

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