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Happy Veterans Day 2021 from DR

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image Credit: RNCSC.org November 11, 2021 We here at DefenseReview (DR) would just like to wish everyone a Happy Veterans Day 2021, and we’d like to think all of our great veterans for your service. Thank you! We really appreciate your service and sacrifice for our great country, the United States of …

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True Velocity Acquires LoneStar Future Weapons for $84M: Are the GD-OTS RM277-R and RM227 AR 6.8mm TVCM Bullpup Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) Going Commercial Soon?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 10, 2021 Back in May of last year (2020), DefenseReview (DR) published a quick heads-up piece on True Velocity lightweight, polymer-cased rifle ammo, since we found it intriguing. Well, cut to 2021, and it looks like True Velocity’s driving full-bore into the tactical firearms game. To wit, they’ve acquired Texas-based LoneStar …

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Chinese Military Conducts Low-Orbit Thermonuclear-Capable Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV)/Missile Test in Space, Stunning US Intelligence Community

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Twitter, and Xinhua/Wang Jiangbo October 17, 2021 As if we didn’t already have enough bad news coming out of China, it’s being reported that they just conducted a low-orbit thermonuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV)/missile test in space, catching the “geniuses” in our (US) intelligence services by surprise. The new weapon …

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Smith & Wesson Leaving Anti-Gun, Anti-Freedom Massachussetts, and Heading to Gun and Freedom-Frendly Tennessee!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Smith and Wesson (S&W), and Patrick Johnson, The Republican/TNS October 5, 2021 Well, the writing was definitely on the wall for this one. Massachussetts has gotten SO hostile to gun owners AND manufacturers that Smith & Wesson (S&W) is essentially being FORCED to move its headquarters and 550 jobs out …

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Dynetics’ Enduring Shield Beats Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (RADS)/Raytheon Missiles & Defense’s Improved Iron Dome Missile Defense System in 3-Shot Slugfest

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Dynetics September 29, 2021 This one’s interesting, and a biggie. A company called Dynetics ( a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos) has beaten out Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (RADS) and Raytheon Missiles & Defense for the US Army’s Indirect Fire Protection Capability, a fancy name for a missile defense system. …

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Advanced Armament Corporation (AAC) Silencers/Sound Suppressors is Back in Business with Brand Relaunch

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 22, 2021 DefenseReview (DR) just found out about this. Apparently, well-known silencer/sound suppressor manufacturer Advanced Armament Corp. (AAC) is back in the game after being spun off from the great Remington Outdoor Company bankruptcy dissolution of 2020, and DR’s glad to hear it. AAC was acquired at auction by JJE Capital …

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Cobalt Kinetics Relaunched, Updated BAMF-Pro Competition/Tactical AR-15 Carbines and Pistols in the Works

By David Crane Image(s) Credit: Cobalt Kinetics July 31, 2021 Cobalt Kinetics, a company whose products DefenseReview (DR) covered quite a bit a few years ago, is relaunching and updating their BAMF-Pro series of competition/tactical carbines and pistols, and recently issued a press release to that effect, which reads as follows: Cobalt Kinetics® is BACK and BETTER than ever! July …

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Chinese Military Mounting ‘Laser Guns’ to Hypersonic Vehicles (Aircraft and Missiles) to Increase Speed and Range

By David Crane Image Credit: The U.S. Sun July 27, 2021 Well, this isn’t good. Apparently, they’ve been busy little beavers over there at Beijing’s Space Engineering University, developing a “powerful laser gun” mounted onto hypersonic missles and aircraft to increase speed (and obviously range) by cutting air resistance by 70 percent (70%) or more. According to the Chinese laser …

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U.S. District Judge Strikes Down California’s Three-Decades-Long Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) as Unconstitutional, Violating the Second Amendment

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 5, 2021 Looks like California’s “assault weapons” ban, or AWB for short, just may have just hit the Consitutional WALL late Friday thanks to two people, plaintiff James Miller, and California Southern District Judge Roger T. Benitez. In Benitez’s decision, he called California’s rather Draconian assault weapons ban, which affects its …

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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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