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Mystery Low-Observable/Stealth Helicopter Used for Usama Bin Laden (UBL) Compound Kill Operation/Raid: Is it a Stealthified Sikorsky MH-60M Black Hawk Helicopter? Here’s what we know…

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 8, 2011 Last updated on 5/09/11. The recent photos of the mystery low-observable/stealth helicopter’s intact tail boom and rotor wreckage left at the scene of U.S. Naval NSWDG/DEVGRU’s (formerly SEAL Team Six, or ST6) kill operation/raid on Osama Bin Laden’s/Usama Bin Laden’s (OBL/UBL) “compound” has provided much fodder for speculation as …

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Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) Develops and Introduces All Terrain Tiger (ATT) Multi-Environment/Multi-Terrain Combat Camouflage (Camo) Pattern for Tactical Operations

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 5, 2011 On the combat camouflage pattern front, Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) recently released their latest and greatest multi-environment/multi-terrain pattern (MTP) combat/tactical camo pattern called All Terrain Tiger (ATT), which combines the famous Tiger Stripe disruption camo pattern with MTP blending coloration. With the ATT pattern, TSP appears to have toned …

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DR Editorial: No UBL Death Photos (and/or Video)? Really? The American People Deserve Visual Confirmation/Proof of Usama Bin Laden’s Death. Period.

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 4, 2011 Last updated on 5/09/11. The mainstream media (MSM) news outlets, including CBS News, are reporting that President Obama is refusing to release the photos and/or video of a dead Usama Bin Laden (UBL) to the American people. In DefenseReview’s opinion, this is a major mistake, with all due respect. …

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(Updated) Breaking News: We Got Him! Usama Bin Laden (UBL) Shot DEAD via Double-Tap to the Head in Firefight with U.S. Strike Team (U.S. Navy DEVGRU Spec-Operators) During Direct Action (DA) Mission on “Huge Compound” Deep inside Pakistan. Confirmed.

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail dot com May 1, 2011 Last updated on 5/02/11. Well, it’s about time. Usama Bin Laden (UBL) has been neutralized/terminated (i.e., killed) in the city of Abbottabad Pakistan within the last 24 hours in a firefight that occurred during a direct action (DA) mission being conducted around 1am Pakistan time by a U.S. strike …

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Sikorsky X2 Coaxial Compound Helicopter Technology Demonstrator Aircraft Achieves 287.69 MPH: Is the Sikorsky S-97 Raider Compound Helicopter the U.S. Army’s Future Light Tactical Helicopter?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 28, 2011 Last updated on 5/08/11. The Sikorsky X2 Compound Coaxial Helicopter Technology Demonstrator Aircraft has been receiving a significant amount of positive media attention, lately, and for good reason. The X2 is a very interesting and seemingly highly-capable/high-speed dual-rigid-rotor compound helicopter prototype that achieved 250 knots (287.69 mph) in level …

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New DR Logo: Multiple Schemes, Multiple Themes!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All logo images contained in this article belong to DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these images. April 13, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) readers may have noticed our new tactical AR carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)-themed logo at top left, and at right. The new DR logo was designed by …

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Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) Files Federal Lawsuit Against Mayor Bloomberg Over Excessive Gun Permit/Firearms License Fees

The following is a Seccond Amendment Foundations (SAF) press release: “For Immediate Release: 4/5/2011 BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation [SAF] today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that alleges New York City’s $340 fee for a permit to keep a handgun in the home is “excessive and…impermissibly burdens the Second Amendment right …

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PEO Soldier Releases New ATK XM25 (also written XM-25) Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System 25mm Airburst Grenade Launcher Promotional Video

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 4, 2011 PEO Soldier has published a new promotional video on the ATK XM25 (also written XM-25) Counter-Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System 25mm airburst grenade launcher on Vimeo. Our friend “Steve” at The Firearm Blog has made an interesting point about the seeming lack of lethality of the 25mm airburst grenade …

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“Newsweek” Attempts to Rebrand Gun Control Scheme as “Gun Safety” Cause: Tina Brown Gets Cute, Right Out of the Gate.

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com March 15, 2011 Last updated on 4/24/11. Tina Brown, the newly-minted British expatriot Newsweek editor-in-chief, certainly isn’t wasting any time promoting her agenda. By now it’s pretty old news that the anti-gun/anti-Second Amendment crowd (i.e. the political left) has been trying to use the Tucson active shooter situation to get new gun …

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Gen-2 PAK-FA Sukhoi T-50/HAL FGFA Low-Observable Supercruising 5th-Generation Stealth Fighter Aircraft Begins Flight Testing: Raptorsky Alive and Well

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com March 11, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) readers may remember a story we published back in February 2010 on the Russian PAK FA Sukhoi T-50 low-observable stealth fighter aircraft that’s essentially Russia’s developmental version of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. Well, the program has developed since then into the more fleshed-out Sukhoi/HAL FGFA (Fifth …

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