Personal Defense Weapons

KAC 6x35mm PDW Photos in from NDIA Small Arms Symposium 2006

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Click on digital photos of Knight’s Armament PDW (and 6mm ammo) below to view them full-size. DefenseReview has received some photos of the KAC 6x35mm PDW (Personal Defene Weapon) demonstration samples and 6x35mm ammo that were taken at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Small Arms Symposium 2006. We’ve already taken the liberty of …

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KAC 6x35mm PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) Fact Sheet / Spec Sheet

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Last week, DefenseReview broke the story on the previously secret 6x35mm KAC CQB PDW (Personal Defense Weapon).  Well, KAC has just released a fact sheet / spec sheet on the new weapon that we highly advise our readers to download and view.  The document contains some additional info and photos (not hi-res, but good …

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DefRev Exclusive: KAC Introduces 6mm PDW for Special Operations Applications

by David Crane david at defensereview.com This article has been updated with digital photos (JPEG format), as well as a link to the KAC CQB PDW fact sheet/spec sheet.  Click on the photos below to view them full-size.   Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) has just (formally) introduced a 6x35mm PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) with AR-15/M16 controls for the Mil/LE market (tentatively) called the …

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Brugger & Thomet Introduces New Subgun/PDW: Meet the B&T MP9

by David Crane [email protected] Click on images below to view them full-size.   The Swiss firm Brugger & Thomet AG is currently manufacturing and marketing an updated/product-improved version of the Steyr TMP submachine gun (after acquiring the rights to it) called the MP9 Submachine Gun (9x19mm)–not to be confused with its namesake, the Ruger MP9 subgun–under their submachine gun line.  …

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KBP Introduces the PP-2000 SMG/PDW for Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Applications

by David Crane [email protected] The Instrument Design Bureau (KBP) out of Tula, Russia recently introduced their PP-2000 SMG/PDW (submachine gun/personal defense weapon) at the Interpolytech-2004 exhibition in Moscow, last year. Intended as either a PDW for non-infantry military personnel or as an close quarters battle (CQB) weapon for military special operations (SPECOPS) units and law enforcement SWAT/SRT teams, the newly-introduced …

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SMALL PACKAGES, BIG BANG: Personal Defense Weapons (Part 2)

by David Crane [email protected] If you’ve already read the Military.com SoldierTech article, "SMALL PACKAGES, BIG BANG: Personal Defense Weapons (Part 1)", or even if you haven’t, you should definitely read "Part 2" of the article, which contains information on the HK MP7A1 PDW, Saab Bofors CBJ-MS PDW (along with it’s proprietary 6.5x25mm ammo), Arm West PDW (Pistol-Config and Shoulder-Weapon-Config Versions), …

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SMALL PACKAGES, BIG BANG: Personal Defense Weapons (Part 1)

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview has published a number of articles on Personal Defense Weapons (PDW’s), specifically on the FNH P90 and HK MP7A1 PDW’s, respectively. If you’d like to read Part 1 of a more in-depth, multi-part article (analysis/retrospective) on Personal Defense Weapons (PDW’s) , just click on the link below:… http://www.military.com/soldiertech/0,14632,Soldiertech_PDW,,00.html The article is Part 1 of a …

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FN P90 PDW Demonstration at AFJI Shoot-Out (Blackwater)

This video is a nice adjunct to the FN P90 PDW promotional/sales video contained in our previous story, which contains a link to a P90 PDW range report. Like the .408 CheyTac demonstration, this demonstration video of the FN P90 PDW was shot at the AFJI annual Shoot-Out at Blackwater. To view the video, just… click on this link. We …

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