By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 6, 2009 Well, it’s official,Read More »
Ruger SR-556 Gas Piston/Op-Rod AR Carbine User Feedback: Case Extraction Problem and Solution.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 26, 2009 Back on June 7, 2009, DefenseReview published a heads-up piece on the new Ruger SR-556 gas piston/op-rod AR-15 tactical carbine. In that piece I wrote this: “One of the things were going to investigate is whether or not the SR556 is completely debugged, or whether it has the normal/usual …Read More »
BAE/Vectronix Laser Target Locator Module (LTLM): Thermal/IR Binoculars with Laser Rangefinder for Locating and Targeting the Enemy at Night
By David Crane August 13, 2009 BAE Systems has just won a five-year, $347 million ($347M) to produce, maintain, and provide logistical support for 200 digital handheld Laser Target Locator Modules (LTLM) per month for the U.S. Army for an indefinite period of time, presumably until the $347M runs out, unless the contract is extended. BAE is partnering with Swiss …Read More »
Colt Defense Rebuts Matt Cox’s Army Times Article “Army Acquires Rights to M4”.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 27, 2009 On July 7, 2009, Army Times published an article by Matt Cox (Matthew Cox) titled Army acquires rights to M4. It’s an interesting piece on the Colt M4 Carbine (Colt M4/M4A1 Carbine). However, according to one of DefenseReview’s contacts at Colt Defense, Cox’s article is…how can I put this …Read More »
A.R.M.S. Inc. (Dick Swan) vs. Troy Industries (Steve Troy): ARMS/Swan Wins $1.8 Million
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 23, 2009 DefenseReview received an email message from one of our professional contacts this past Sunday about Dick Swan’s company, Atlantic Research Marketing Systems Inc. (A.R.M.S. Inc.), winning a $1.8 million (1.8M) judgement earlier this month against Troy Industries, Inc. in a federal lawsuit. An A.R.M.S. Inc. press release, dated July …Read More »
U.S. Senator John Thune Thune (South Dakota) Offers Concealed Carry (CCW) Amendment to Federal Defense Authorization Bill
The following is a press release from the office of U.S. Senator John Thune, South Dakota: July 20th, 2009 – Washington, D.C. – Senator John Thune hasRead More »
DefenseReview Looking for Combat Videos, Tactical Equipment/Gear Information, and Important News from the Field.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com DefenseReview is currently looking for outside content, including interesting never-before-seen combat videos,Read More »
Happy 4th of July 2009 from DefenseReview!…and don’t forget what freedom and the Second Amendment are really about.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com We hope that all of our readers are having a great (and safe) 4th of July weekend, so far. As you’re celebrating the day and enjoying that barbeque, don’t forget what it took the Founding Fathers to win this country from the British Crown–and keep it. A big part of the ongoing …Read More »
Why CariNet Web Hosting is the Best Web Hosting Service for DefenseReview.com
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com While DefenseReview’s focus is on military defense and tactical technology,Read More »
Will Future U.S. Military Submarines Be Invisible to Enemy Sonar Detection?: Enter Acoustic Metamaterial Cloaking Tech
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com June 16, 2009 It looks like the whole metamaterial/negative-index material movement just got another shot in the arm with the development of an "acoustic metamaterial lens" that can theoretically create an acoustic/sonic "invisibility cloak" a.k.a. "cloak of silence" capable of hiding military submarines from enemy detection. DefenseReview first reported on metamaterials a.k.a. negative-index …Read More »