Rifles And Carbines

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 …

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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) …

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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 …

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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” …

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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 …

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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 …

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Angstadt Arms Vanquish Baffleless, Fully-Rifled and Integrally-Suppressed 9mm AR-15-Type Rifle/Carbine Demonstrated at TriggrCon 2022

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 9, 2022 Gotta’ hand this one to TFB (TheFirearmBlog.com), as they shot some nice video of the new Angstadt Arms Vanquish baffleless integrally-suppressed 9mm AR-15-type rifle/carbine at TriggerCon 2022 in Kansas of all places. How does the Vanquish achieve this unsuppressed sound suppression? Well, it uses the barrel’s length combined with …

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RISE Armament ICONIC Independent Two-Stage Rifle Trigger: ‘Best of Both Worlds’ Combining the Control of a Two-Stage Trigger with the ‘Crisp, Clean Break” and Quick/Short Reset of a Single-Stage Trigger!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): RISE Armament September 26, 2022 Earlier this year, DefenseReview (DR) did a quick heads-up piece on the RISE Armament RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger (APT), which is worth checking out. Well, that’s not the only cool rifle trigger they’ve got over there. RISE also has a very interesting “independent” two-stage rifle trigger …

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The Back-Up Plan: AmmoBack (aka Ammo Back) System: Pez Dispenser-Like Pistol or Rifle Magazine Dispenser Combat/Tactical Backpack for Military Special Operations Missions!

By Toby Melville September 7, 2022 The necessity to carry ammunition for your firearm is an essential requirement. An individual must be able to feed the weapon they fight with, or find themselves depleted of ammunition quickly. The other side of this issue is space. There’s only so much room on your kit. Early examples in the War on Terror …

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Limited-Edition LWRC/Orion Training Group (OTG) IC-A5 Rifle (Tactical AR-15 Carbine, Really) in Bazooka Green Cerakote: Nice Lookin’ Gun with Lots of Nice Features, and Fully-Ambidextrous!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Louisiana Firearms and Garand Thumb August 25, 2022 Here at DefenseReview (DR), we like cool tactical AR’s (AR-15 carbine/SBR’s), and we like the color green, so the new Limited-Edition LWRC/OTG IC-A5 Rifle (tactical AR-15 carbine, really) , is right up our ballistic alley. Based on LWRCI’s rifles developed to meet …

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