Machine Guns

True Velocity Polymer-Cased Rifle and Machine Gun Ammo: Less Weight and Heat Transfer, More Accuracy! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 18, 2020 DefenseReview’s (DR) been interested in polymer-cased rifle and machine gun ammo (ammunition) for many years now, and in True Velocity ammo, specifically, for the last few years. So, we were very happy to finally get a chance to talk to one Patrick (Pat) Hogan about their ammo’s attributes, which …

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The Build Episode II: Special Forces SOPMOD Block II M4A1-Type Combat/Tactical AR-15 Carbine Deployment Clone Gun Build!

By Jeff Gurwitch October 2, 2019 Retired U.S. Army Special Forces soldier Jeff Gurwitch, discusses his M4A1-type SOPMOD Block II combat/tactical AR-15 carbine clone, a copy of the carbine he used during his last combat tour in Afghanistan. The video includes everything, from the accessories he chose and how he employed them in combat, to the benefits of running a …

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DefenseReview (DR) Presents: “The Build” Episode 1: “Franken Race Rifle”

By Jeff Gurwitch September 12, 2019 Last updated on 9/12/19. In DefenseReview’s (DR) “The Build” Episode 1: “Franken Race Rifle”, retired Special Forces Soldier and DR writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch, discusses building a competition-ready AR-15, as well as the benefits of hydraulic buffers and the FERFRANS Delayed Sear Activation System (DSAS)/Rate Reduction System (RRS) bolt carrier group (BCG) in semi-auto and …

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SIG SAUER SL MAG .338 Norma Magnum (NM) Lightweight Belt-Fed Machine Gun with Recoil Attenuation/Mitigation System and Lase-and-Engage Technology Electro-Optical Combat Optic/Laser Sight! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 28, 2019 Alright, DefenseReview’s back. Sorry for the delay in getting fresh articles up, but DR’s been on travel, and doing some moving. Now that we’re back, we’re devoting our first new piece to the SIG SAUER SL MAG .338 NM (Norma Magnum) lightweight belt-fed machine gun, since it’s definitely one …

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Reflex-Suppressed CZ Scorpion EVO III Micro S2 Reflex 9mm SMG/PDW / Pistol/SBR for Military SOF Dynamic CQB/CQC and Civilian Tactical Home Defense! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 10, 2018 Last updated on 5/11/18. CZ USA keeps intelligently and diligently developing their combat/tactical firearms and generally upping their game, and a prime example is the new reflex-suppressed CZ Scorpion EVO III (or, EVO 3) Micro S2 Reflex 9mm pistol/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) in semi-auto only configuration, or SMG/personal defense …

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Midwest Industries MI M-LOK Tactical Handguard/Rail System for FN M249 LMG/SAW! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 22, 2018 DefenseReview’s (DR) done quite a bit of reporting on Midwest Industries (MI) products (see “Related Articles” section below), and for good reason. They work, they look good, they’re high-quality, and they’re priced correctly. Basically, they’re awesome. So, we always make sure to stop by their booth at SHOT Show …

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Brugger & Thomet B&T APC9 9mm and APC45 .45 ACP Submachine Gun (SMG) and Semi-Auto-Only Combat/Tactical Pistol and Carbine Weapons Packages for Military Special Operations Forces, Law Enforcement SWAT and Civilian Tactical Shooters! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 4, 2017 Back in early 2015, DefenseReview published a piece on the Brugger and Thomet B&T AP556 5.56mm x 45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.23 Remington assault rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), and it was our understanding at the time that it would eventually be offered in the USA as a semi-auto-only 5.56 carbine …

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Desert Tech DT MDR (Micro Dynamic Rifle) 7.62mm and MDR-C (Compact) 5.56mm NATO Bullpup Combat/Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR Update: Finally Production Ready! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 13, 2017 Last updated on 2/13/17. DefenseReview (DR) recently got some great news at SHOT Show 2017. Ryan Wells of Desert Tech (DT) showed us production-ready DT MDR (Micro Dynamic Rifle) 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO) and DT MDR-C (Compact) bullpup 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) semi-auto-only combat/tactical rifle/carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifle), and …

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