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 »
Lobaev Arms SVLK-14S Sumrak (Twilight) Ultra Long-Range Rifle (ULRR): Developmental Sub-.2-.3 MOA Russian .408 CheyTac Bolt Action Anti-Materiel/Sniper Rifle Gunning for 2.6-Mile Range!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Lobaev Arms October 25, 2016 Last updated on 10/26/16. DefenseReview (DR) is very interested in this one. Lobaev Arms out of Tarusa, Russia is reportedly developing a record-setting sub-.2-.3-MOA bolt-action .408 CheyTac anti-materiel/sniper rifle called the SVLK-14S Sumrak (Twilight) Ultra Long-Range Rifle (ULRR) that’s already achieved 3,400-meter (3,718-yard) hits in …Read More »
Ironman Machine Gun Ammo Carriage System/Assault Pack (Backpack) ‘Game Changer’ for Infantry Machine Gunners and Special Operations Forces (SOF): Is it Read for Battle, and How Does it Stack Up Against the TYR Tactical Huron MICO – Machine Gunners Assault Pack?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: David Kamm and 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Iowa National Guard October 24, 2016 For the last few years (since 2011), DefenseReview (DR) has been keeping an eye on the Ironman Machine Gun Ammo Carriage System/Assault Pack (Backpack) originally developed for the FN M240 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO) MMG/GPMG (Medium …Read More »
Handl Defense Modular Aftermarket FN SCAR (MK-16 and MK-17) Weapon Caliber Conversions, Components and Accessories: SR-25 Mag (Magazine)-Compatible; 7.62x39mm Russian AK-47/AKM, 300 Blackout (300BLK) and .260 Remington Caliber Conversions; and Advanced Fore-Rail (AFR)Carbon Fiber M-LOK Tactical Hand Guard/Rail Systems! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 17, 2016 Last updated on 8/17/16. A company called Handl Defense out of Preston, Washington is doing some really awesome things with the FN SCAR family of weapons. Specifically, they’re making modular aftermarket FN SCAR trigger-module-and-barrel (and mag) caliber conversions and Advanced Fore-Rail (AFR) carbon fiber M-LOK tactical hand guards/rail systems …Read More »