Combat Optics and Scopes

Smart Shooter SMASH Family of Fire Control Systems (FCS): Smart Weapon Sight Systems for Kinetically Engaging and Neutralizing Enemy Combatants, Vehicles and Drone Aircraft!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 8, 2021 An Israeli company called Smart Shooter Ltd. has a very interesting family of smart weapon sights/combat optics, or “fire control systems” (FCS) for engaging moving targets called SMASH that reminds DefenseReiew (DR) a bit of the TrackingPoint family of smart scopes, but SMASH has its own thing going for …

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Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen III 1-10X24 FFP Combat/Tactical Scope for US Military Special Operations Missions, and Civilian Tactical Shooting and Hunting Applications! (Video!)

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 14, 2020 DefenseReview has been writing about Vortex Optics combat optics, including their combat/tactical scopes, for awhile now, but this latest one’s got us pretty enthused. It’s called the Vortex Razor HD Gen III 1-10X24 FFP, it’s a step up from the Vortex Razor HD Gen II-E (Enhanced) 1-6×24 that we …

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SIG SAUER P320 XSeries 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry (CCW), Combat and Competition: Meet the P320 RXP XCompact, RXP XFull-Size, and XCarry TACOPS! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 18, 2020 The SIG P365 XL ROMEOZERO certainly wasn’t the only new SIG SAUER 9mm pistol product DefenseReview (DR) handled at SHOT Show 2020. We also got to take a look at some of the latest and greatest SIG SAUER P320 XSeries pistols for concealed carry (CCW), combat and competition, and …

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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 …

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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 …

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Dueck Defense RBU (Red Dot Back-Up) Drop-In Mini Red Dot Sight Combat Optic Universal Mount (Mounting System) for Combat/Tactical Pistols! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 22, 2016 While DefenseReview (DR) was checking out a couple of SureFire’s latest and greatest combat/tactical goodies at SOFIC 2016 (see here and here), we also got a quick look at the Dueck Defense RBU (Red Dot Back-Up) drop-in mini red dot sight combat optic universal mount (mounting system) for combat/tactical …

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American Sniper Shootout AAR (After Action Report): Taya Kyle Cruises to Victory, and TrackingPoint Puts on a Great Event on behalf of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 9, 2015 Last updated on 12/10/15. DefenseReview’s (DR) been a bit busy with travel and a few other things over the last week, but we’re finally back in the saddle over here. Speaking of saddles, we recently flew out to Austin, Texas to attend the first-ever American Sniper Shootout, hosted/sponsored by …

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