By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 25, 2023 Midwest Industries (MI) has some bangin’ new tactical accessories for Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM/AK-74 weapons platforms, including the Alpha Series Folding Stock, GEN2 EXTENDED AK47/74 UNIVERSAL HANDGUARD, M-LOK™, GEN2 EXTENDED M70 HANDGUARD, M-LOK™ COMPATIBLE, RAIL TOPCOVER, AK ALPHA SERIES RAILED TOP COVER, AK ALPHA SERIES M-LOK™ 6″/10″ HANDGUARD, GEN2 AK47/74 UNIVERSAL …Read More »
Lightweight Intermediate Caliber Cartridge Individual Weapon System (LICC IWS): 25+1-Round Suppressed 6.5x43mm/.264 AR-Type Combat/Tactical Carbine for Special Warfare Applications! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 30, 2023 Speaking of FN Herstal/FN America (FNA) products, DefenseReview really likes this one. It’s called the Lightweight Intermediate Caliber Cartridge Individual Weapon System (LICC IWS), and it’s a very interesting suppressed tactical AR-type combat/tactical carbine that utilizes a special 6.5x43mm/.264 (originally called the “.264 USA) round cartridge that was initially …Read More »
Unity Tactical AXON Remote Dual Switch and Single Switch Systems for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR Illuminator (Light) and Laser Accessories and Modules!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 24, 2023 Billed as the ” pinnacle of remote switch design for weapon-mounted accessories”, the new Unity Tactical AXON remote dual and single switch system provides “complete control of lights and lasers in a single, compact and rugged housing”, and they probably do it better than anything else out there. The …Read More »
Genesis Arms Gen-12 Shotgun: AR-10-Style Mag-Fed Semi-Auto Combat/Tactical Shotgun with JK Armament Suppressors 12-Gauge Shotgun Suppressor: Taran Tactical Innovations Customized Version Featured in “John Wick: Chapter 4”!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 11, 2023 Last edited on 3/11/23. DefenseReview’s (DR) been doing this long enough that it’s pretty hard to get us truly excited about a firearm, but the Genesis Arms Gen-12 mag-fed (magazine-fed) semi-auto 12-gauge combat/tactical shotgun’s managed to do it, since, well, it’s an AR-10-type mag-fed semi-auto 12-gauge shotgun that appears …Read More »
SIG SAUER MCX Reduced Signature Assault Rifle (RSAR) Suppressed .300 Blackout (.300BLK) COTS Drop-On PDW-Type Upper Receiver for QUIET Military Special Operations Missions!
B David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 7, 2023 The Firearm Blog (TFB) has a nice video piee on the SIG MCX RSAR (Redued Signature Assault Rifle) suppressed .300 Blackout (.300BLK) commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) drop-on upper receiver that’s worth taking a look at. Basically the MCX RSAR allows military Special Operations Forces to go totally subsonic with a …Read More »
Kalashnikov USA (KUSA) 124gr Steel-Cased, Lead-Core 7.62×39 Ammo and BARWAR USA Zenitco-style ALPHA-1 Tactical AK Rail/Hand Guard and Top Rail for the modern AK-47/AKM Enthusiast!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit(s): Kalashnikov USA and BARWAR USA. December 26, 2022 If you like your AK’s as much as we do here at DefenseReview (DR), then you’ll want to check out these two new products: Kalashnikov USA (KUSA) 7.62x39mm ammo with a lead-core and a steel case, and the Turkish-made (and thus legally-imported) …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 »
Meridian Defense Corporation Special Projects Division ‘GLUTTONY’ Limited-Edition Custom Tactical AK Carbine: One Very Deadly Looking ‘Sin’
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Meridian Defense Corporation (MDC) November 27, 2022 Meridian Defense Corporation’s (MDC) Special Projects Division has an interesing limited-edition custom tactical AK (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM)-type carbine series called “7 Sins” (or “7 Deadly Sins“), and their pretty cool. Arguably, the coolest and most advanced of the bunch so far is heir “Gluttony” …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 »
Trailblazer Firearms Pivot Ultracompact Folding Rifle: 9mm Folding Glock-Magazine-Driven Carbine for Hiking, Plinking and Home Defense!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): RISE Armament Ocotober 11, 2022 As long as we’re on the subject of TFB (TheFirearmBlog.com) videos on cool new products at TriggerCon 2022, we might as well also cover the interesting new Trailblazer Firearms Pivot Ultracompact Folding Rifle, a 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO semi-auto folding Glock carbine that must be seen …Read More »