By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 5, 2019 Last updated on 7/14/19. The good folks at Battle Arms Development (BAD) have a very interesting limited-edition (100 units) ultra-lightweight, skeletonized 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) tactical AR (AR-15) carbine called the Battle Arms Development BAD OIP (Ounces is Pounds) GEN-2 aka BATTLEARMS OIP 002 Ultra Lightweight Rifle Gen2, and …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 11, 2019 As if the new TNVC/Unity Tactical Hot Button remote pressure switch weren’t enough, Chip Lasky of TNVC (Tactical Night Vision Company) and Unity Tactical also showed DefenseReview (DR) the new Unity Tactical FAST Micro Mount, FAST FTC Aimpoint Mag (Magnifier) Mount, FAST Riser, and FAST Scope Mount at theri …Read More »
Awesome Video: Jeff Gurwitch Runs the New Midwest Industries MI 45-Degree-Offset Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Set on His Tactical AR-15 Carbine at the Range!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 15, 2019 Back in February, DefenseReview (DR) published a heads-up piece on the latest Midwest Industries MI CRS (Combat Rifle Sight) sets, including their new 45-degree-offset CRS. Well, DR writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch just produced an awesome range review video (see below) on the new MI 45-degree-offset CRS …Read More »
Midwest Industries Combat Rifle Sight (MI CRS) Sets for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s: 45-Degree-Offset Flip-Up Back Up Iron Sights (BUIS), Too! (Video!)
By David Crane February 24, 2019 Midwest Industries (MI) just introduced some really slick flip-up and fixed back-up iron sights (BUIS) for tactical AR-15 carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) called Midwest Industries MI Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Sets at SHOT Show 2019. The flip-up MI Combat Rifle Sights come in standard and 45-degree-offset variants. The latter is called the MI-CRS-OSS (Combat …Read More »
Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine Aftermarket Accessories for Military Combat Applications: The Competition-to-Combat Crossover Part, Part 4
By Jeff Gurwitch December 30, 2018 With my retirement from the military back in March of 2017, the thought of being able to do another Competition-to-Combat Crossover article hadn’t really crossed my mind…until recently, that is. Thanks to photos and feedback sent from previous team members of their rifle setups, they’re currently employing overseas as of Fall 2018, I have …Read More »
Customized Multi-Caliber Combat/Tactical AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle (SBR) with Badass Quick-Change Barrel System, Folding Stock, Ultra-Light Tactical Handguards, and Super-Fast Binary Firing System Trigger Pack!
By Toby Melville October 25, 2018 The AR market is flooded with both good and bad innovation. In fact, it could be said that the AR has become the Jeep of the rifle world. Its following is global, its reliability and performance are a standard, you can take it anywhere, and it’s been everywhere. And, finally, the modularity of the …Read More »
Nightforce Optics ATACR (Advanced Tactical Rifle) 1-8X First Focal Plain Tactical Riflescope Wins USSOCOM Squad-Variable Powered Scopes (S-VPS)-Contract!
By David Crane October 2, 2018 Well, this one’s interesting. Looks like Nighforce just got the USSOCOM contract for a military-modified variant of the Nightforce ATACR (Advanced TACtical Rifle) 1-8X24 F1 Riflescope, which is a first-focal-plane scope. The contract’s initially worth a little over $15M (Million), and could potentially go to $21M. Not bad. The USSOCOM-spec ATACR riflescope will sport …Read More »
Wilcox Industries Fusion AMP Rail Powered M4/M4A1/AR-15 Carbine/SBR Rail System with Super-Slick/Sleek, Minimalist Wilcox BOSS 300 (or, 300 BOSS) Black Out Sighting System All-In-One Red Dot Sight Combat Optic with Visible/IR Laser Aimer/Illuminator! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 23, 2017 Last updated on 12/24/17. Earlier this year, at SHOT Show 2017 and SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017, respectively, DefenseReview (DR) filmed some product demos on the Wilcox Industries Fusion AMP Rail powered rail system with a BOSS 300 (or, 300 BOSS) Black Out Sighting System red dot …Read More »
Unity Tactical Fusion LightWing Adapter Lo-Pro Tactical Light Mount for Fusion Micro Hub 2.0 Mounting System for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 12, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) has been covering Unity Tactical (UT) products for awhile now (see “Related Videos” section below), and for good reason. They’re interesting, innovative, well-designed, and well-made. Basically, they make your life better and easier when you’re running a combat/tactical pistol or tactical AR with lights (tactical lights) and …Read More »
Vortex Optics Strike Eagle 1-8×24 Riflescope with AR-BDC2 Reticle (30mm Tube) for Very Fast Shooting up Close, and out to Distance! (Video!)
By Jeff Gurwitch August 25, 2017 I’ll let you in on a little secret: While most of the items I review here on DR (DefenseReview) come to me via David Crane for the specific purpose of testing and reviewing, there have been a few items purchased for my own shooting needs that have worked so well, that I felt compelled …Read More »