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5.56 Optimized/Brown-Tip Ammo: Enhanced Terminal Ballistics for SpecOps SBRs

By David Crane defrev at gmail.com May 14, 2008 Modified on 5/15/08 — Some information has been redacted/removed from this article by the author/editor (David Crane) for OPSEC. Updated again on 9/11/09 with originally-provided bullet and manufacturer info redacted on 5/15/08. A number of months ago, DefenseReview was informed by one of our contacts in the U.S. military Special Operations …

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LWRC International, LLC Acquires Land Warfare Resources Corporation

The following is a Land Warfare Resources Corporation Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND – April 21, 2008 – LWRC International, LLC of Cambridge, Maryland announces the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Land Warfare Resources Corporation of Springfield, Virginia, effective April 18, 2008. LWRC International will be conducting business out of its new facility in Cambridge, Maryland. Richard Bernstein, …

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U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers Vulnerable to SS-N-27B Sizzler Anti-Ship Missile

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com April 8, 2008 Updated on 4/10/08. DefenseReview readers may remember an article we published on September 16, 2007 about our aircraft carriers being vulnerable to attack by our enemies and/or potential enemies employing/deploying the latest supersonic cruise missile and supercavitating torpedo technologies being developed by the Russians and shared with countries like …

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Petition to Save the Second Amendment…

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com While DefenseReview is a tactical technology / military defense technology online magazine, and not a political magazine, and we therefore usually stick to the tech, we’re making an exception, in this case (excuse the pun). A professional contact of ours just sent us the link to Congressman and Chief Deputy Whip Eric …

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Piasecki X-49A Speeedhawk Compound Helicopter: 250-mph Black Hawk?

by David Crane [email protected] October 22, 2007 Piasecki Aircraft Corp. (PAC) has designed and developed a compound helicopter called the X-49A Speedhawk, which utilizes a Sikorsky YSH-60F Seahawk helicopter as the base airframe. The Seahawk is a marine version of the UH-60 Black Hawk heliocopter series. The Speedhawk’s “compound” aspect is comprised of wings for additional lift and a vectored-thrust …

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Has the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Been Corrupted?

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com October, 15, 2007 On August 29, 2007, DefenseReview published an article on U.S.T.L. (United States Test Laboratory), an NIJ-certified lab, validating Pinnacle Armor’s 6-year warranty for Dragon Skin SOV-2000 Level III, per NIJ’s requirements. Pinnacle’s SOV-2000 Dragon Skin passed the U.S.T.L. test, and proved that it will hold up and maintain it’s ability to …

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‘Intelligent’ Video Surveillance/Security Going City-Wide in Chicago

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com It looks like Chicago is soon going to have the most advanced city-wide intelligent video surveillance system (i.e. intelligent security system) in the United States. The Associated Press is reporting that the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) is teaming up with IBM and Genetec on the project, which is …

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High-Frequency Gravitational Wave (HFGW) Surveillance Technology

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com DefenseReview would like to alert our readers to a very interesting television program on The Science Channel called Beyond Invention, and specifically to the episode called New Energy. The show discusses some pretty out there stuff relating to propulsion and energy-generation technologies. One of the people featured in the episode is Tim Ventura of …

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DefRev Going to NDIA Small Arms Symposium

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com DefenseReview is will be attending the NDIA Joint Services Small Arms Systems Annual Symposium, Exhibition & Firing Demonstration in Virginia Beach, VA. NDIA stands for National Defense Industrial Association. There will be a firing demo at Blackwater USA on May 10 as part of the event, and we’re expecting it to be pretty good. …

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