CCW (Concealed Carry)

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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Franklin Armory G-S173 BFSIII Binary Trigger and Slide Kit for Gen-3 Glock 17 (G17) 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol…Gen-3 through Gen-5 Glock 19 (G19) Binary Trigger and Slide Kit Coming Soon?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 16, 2022 If you like the idea of being able to achieve full-auto-like double taps–and obviously insanely-fast split times–with your Gen-3 Glock 17 (G17) 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO combat/tactical pistol by simply flipping a switch, then Franklin Armory’s got just the product for you. The Franklin Armory G-S173 BFSIII Binary Trigger and …

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Low-Profile/Low-Visibility Defensive Weapons: What’s Old is New Again!

By Toby Melville March 6, 2022 Defense is a state of being. We can orient ourselves mentally or physically, or a combination of both. This concept is massive and all-encompassing when contemplating defense, so let’s consider something more specific pertaining to physical self-defense. Having tools to protect your physical safety is essential, and dates to man’s earliest recorded history. The …

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FLUX Defense MP17 Raider Brace for SIG SAUER M17/18 and P320 Pistol, and FLUX Braces for Glock 17 (G17), Glock 19 (G19), Glock 19X (G19X) and Glock 34 (G34) Pistols

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 22, 2021 A company called FLUX Defense has been on DefenseReview’s (DR) radar for awhile now, but for some reason, we’ve never covered their products. This certainly isn’t for a lack of interest in stock kits for for pistols that effectively turn said pistols into pistol-caliber SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) or …

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SIG SAUER Custom Works P365XL SPECTRE and SIG P320 XCOMPACT SPECTRE Distressed, Striker-Fired 9mm Combat/Tactical Concealed Carry (CCW) Pistols are Lookin’ Pretty Slick

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 14, 2021 SIG SAUER Custom Works has just introduced their SPECTRE Series striker-fired 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO pistols, the SIG P365XL SPECTRE and SIG P320 XCOMPACT SPECTRE, and they look pretty slick. Both are all-black affairs, with distressed ported/vented stainless steel slides and flat triggers. Both guns are movie-ready. We here at …

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Shield Arms S15 Gen 2 Pistol Magazine and +5 Mag Extension for Glock 43X (G43X) and Glock 48 (G48) Compact Combat/Tactical Pistols: Maximize Your Concealed Carry Firepower!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 27, 2021 The Firearm Blog (TFB) just published a nice teaser video (see embedded video below) on the new Shield Arms Gen-2 S15 Pistol Magazine and the +5 (or, Plus-5) Mag Exension for the Glock 43X (G43X) and Glock 48 (G48) combat/tactical pistols, and it’s worth checking out. TFB’s James Reeves …

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Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Plus High-Capacity Sub-Compact 9mm/.40 S&W Combat/Tactical Pstol for Covert Concealed Carry (CCW): Up to 13+1 Rounds!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 6, 2021 Speaking (or in this case, writing) of interesting and cool new little concealed carry (CCW) combat/tactical pistols, the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Plus 9mm/.40 S&W sub-compact pistol looks interesting to us. While we here at DefenseReview (DR) are primarily Glock guys, we DO like other manufacturers’ products, and …

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Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8″ Compact Optical Sight Pistol (OSP): Compact 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol for Concealed Carry and Covert Ops!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 30, 2021 DefenseReview hasn’t covered Springfield Armory products in quite some time. However, they recently issued a press release on their new XD-M Elite 3.8″ (inch) Compact OSP 9mm combat/tactial pistol for concealed carry (CCW), and it looks pretty good in the photos. The “OSP” stands for “Optical Sight Pistol”, and …

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