By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 21, 2021 Theon Sensors recently won a UK MOD (Ministry of Defence) contract for 500 of its Thermis CS Thermal Clip-On Sight (TCS) (12um) Thermal Imaging Systems for the MOD’s Sniper In-Line Low Light System (SILLS) – Long Wave InfraRed (LWIR) Thermal Sight “Weapon Sight 2” program. Now, 500 units may …Read More »
Smith & Wesson Leaving Anti-Gun, Anti-Freedom Massachussetts, and Heading to Gun and Freedom-Frendly Tennessee!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Smith and Wesson (S&W), and Patrick Johnson, The Republican/TNS October 5, 2021 Well, the writing was definitely on the wall for this one. Massachussetts has gotten SO hostile to gun owners AND manufacturers that Smith & Wesson (S&W) is essentially being FORCED to move its headquarters and 550 jobs out …Read More »
Elbit Systems Assault Rifle Combat Application System (ARCAS): Revolutionary Combat Capability for Infantry Warfighters?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 17, 2021 Israeli defense firm Elbit Systems has developed an AI rifle optic/scope called the Assault Rifle Combat Application System, or ARCAS, for short, that can potentially give infantry soldier’s a very real combat advantage. Here’s how ARCAS works, according to the company: “An AI-powered computer is integrated into the assault …Read More »
Blackout Defense Zero Trigger: Quick-Reset Competition/Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR Trigger with Zero Pre-Travel and Zero Post-Travel!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 31, 2021 Sorry for the hiatus, everyone, but DefenseReview (DR) is back, and we’re rarin’ to go. The first item on our agenda is a very interesting competition/tactical AR-15 rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) flat trigger called the Zero Trigger, and it’s manufactured by an equally interesting aerospace and military defense contractor, …Read More »
Cobalt Kinetics Relaunched, Updated BAMF-Pro Competition/Tactical AR-15 Carbines and Pistols in the Works
By David Crane Image(s) Credit: Cobalt Kinetics July 31, 2021 Cobalt Kinetics, a company whose products DefenseReview (DR) covered quite a bit a few years ago, is relaunching and updating their BAMF-Pro series of competition/tactical carbines and pistols, and recently issued a press release to that effect, which reads as follows: Cobalt Kinetics® is BACK and BETTER than ever! July …Read More »
U.S. District Judge Strikes Down California’s Three-Decades-Long Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) as Unconstitutional, Violating the Second Amendment
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 5, 2021 Looks like California’s “assault weapons” ban, or AWB for short, just may have just hit the Consitutional WALL late Friday thanks to two people, plaintiff James Miller, and California Southern District Judge Roger T. Benitez. In Benitez’s decision, he called California’s rather Draconian assault weapons ban, which affects its …Read More »
High-Grade Tactical Firearms Manufacturer B&T USA Partners with CTT-Solutions: Mike Pannone to Become B&T USA’s Director of Training
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 27, 2021 We’re a little late on this one, but we’ve been on travel, and better late than never. DefenseReview (DR) just learned that a friend of DR’s, retired Tier 1 US Army Special Forces Unit operator Mike Pannone of CTT-Solutions, will be B&T USA’s new Director of Training in a …Read More »
By David Crane April 21, 2021 The Reload has obtained a 107-page Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) document that details the Biden administration’s plant to ban “Ghost Guns” made from 80% parts kits. Here’s an interesting, substantive excerpt from The Reload’s story on it: The document reworks and broadens the definition of what parts constitute a regulated …Read More »
Dead Air Silencers Nomad-Ti 7.62mm Titanium Lower-Pressure Suppressor for Tactical AR-15 Carbines: 9.6 Ounces of Quiet Combat Capability!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 14, 2021 Dead Air Silencers has introduced a rather nifty all-titanium 7.62mm lower-pressure rifle/carbine can (muzzle can, i.e., silencer/sound suppressor) called the Nomad-Ti that comes in at a relatively lightweight 9.6 ounces. The Nomad-Ti’s body is made from fully-welded Grade 5 titanium, and is designed for slow, precise semi-auto shooting, not …Read More »
THRIL PMX AR Magazine, RTG Rugged Tactical Grip and CCS Combat Competition Stock for Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: Better Bang for the Buck, and FERFRANS Says They’re Good to Go!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 28, 2021 While DefenseReview (DR) was talking with our friend Ferdie Sy of FERFRANS the other day, he mentioned that he’s been using THRIL PMX AR Mags (Magazines) and THRIL RTG Rugged Tactical Grips for FERFRANS SOAR and SOAR-P combat/tactical AR (AR-15) carbine and SBR (Short Barrel Rifle) builds, and loves …Read More »