By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com We’d like to wish our readers a very Happy Memorial Day 2023, and thank all those that fought and died for us, our surviving veterans, and our active military personnel. Thank you all so much for everything you’ve done for us and are still doing for us. Enjoy the holiday, and please …Read More »
Heckler & Koch HK437 ‘Sneaker’ Piston-Driven .300 Blackout (.300BLK) Carbine/Short Barreled Rifle (SBR): Better than the HK416 for Covert Ops?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: Heckler & Koch (HK), Concamo, TheFirearmBlog.com (TFL), All4Shooters.com, and Jan-Phillipp Weisswange. December 6, 2022 DefenseReview (DR) just got reminded of an interesting Heckler & Koch (HK) .300 Blackout (.300BLK, or 7.62x35mm) weapons platform called the HK437 “Sneaker”, courtesy of The Firearm Blog (TFL). Basically, the HK437 is the .300BLK variant …Read More »
Glickenhaus 008 Fast Response Military Vehicle (FRMV): Real-Life Weaponized All-Terrain/Off-Road Combat Car/Vehicle Concept Designed for War…or a Bond Film!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) November 16, 2022 Gotta’ hand it to Hollywood. Every once in awhile, one of their own actually produces something worthwhile outside the industry. In this case, it’s a real-life weaponized all-terrain/off-road combat car/vehicle concept called the Glickenhaus 008 Fast Response Military Vehicle (FRMV) –and it looks …Read More »
Vortex Optics XM-157 Next Generation Squad Weapon-Fire Control (NGSW-FC): Meet the US Army’s New Game-Changing Smart Scope!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 26, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) published a lot of information about Vortex Optics combat optics and scopes AND fire control systems/smart scopes in general (see “Related Articles” below for both). However, to date, we haven’t done a piece on the US Army’s new smart scope, the Vortex Optics XM-157 Next Generation Squad …Read More »
Happy 4th of July/Independence Day 2022 from DR!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com We just want to wish everyone a very Happy (and SAFE) 4th of July. There’s some rough stuff happening out there, but don’t get discouraged. Eyes on the freedom prize, and don’t let anyone pull the wool over your eyes. Sincerely, DRRead More »
Happy (and Safe) Memorial Day 2022 from DR!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 30, 2022 Last updated on 5/31/22. We just want to wish everyone a belated happy and safe Memorial Day 2022. We hope it was a great one for you, as we all remember those we’ve lost who fought for us. God bless you, and God bless the United States of America.Read More »
Adams Arms Shipping Rifle P1 5.56 16″ 5.56mm NATO Tactical AR-15 Carbines to Ukraine
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 11, 2022 DefenseReview (DR) doesn’t know how much this is going to help, but Adams Arms is reportedly shipping their Rifle P1 5.56 16″ 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) tactical AR (AR-15) carbines to Ukraine, and have shared a video about it on their Facebook Fan Page with the caption “Another Ukrainian …Read More »
Springfield Armory Hellion 5.56mm Bullpup Rifle: Croatian Sensation Goes American, and Adaptive!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 18, 2022 DefenseReview (DR) hasn’t published a piece on a bullpup rifle/carbine in quite some time, but Springfield Armory just conducted a major marketing/PR blitz on their Hellion 5.56mm Rifle being unveiled at SHOT Show 2022, so we should perhaps at least do a quick heads-up piece on it. The Springfield …Read More »
Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen III 6-36×56 FFP (Front Focal Plane) Riflescope Combat/Tactical Rifle Scope with EBR-7D (MOA) Reticle Unveiled!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 14, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering Vortex Optics combat optics for quite some time now (see the “Related Articles” section below), because, well, they rock…and they frankly just keep getting better, and cooler. Well, the mad optical scientists at Vortex Optics have just unveiled the new Vortex Razor HD Gen III …Read More »
Russian 3M22 Zircon (also spelled Tsirkon) 6670-MPH Scramjet Hypersonic Glide Vehicle/Missile Goes into Mass Production: Can the US Defend Against It?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): TASS (Russian News Agency) November 29, 2021 As if the latest Chicom hypersonic glide-vehicle/missile threat isn’t enough of a problem for us, the Russians have been busy little beavers as well, and have just started mass producing their 6670-mph 3M22 Zircon (also spelled Tsirkon) scramjet hypersonic thermonuclear missile/glide vehicle, and …Read More »