By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 7, 2022 A company called Valiant Dynamics (out of Cadillac, Michigan) has designed and developed a rather interesting rifle buttstock for tactical AR’s (AR-15-type carbine/SBR’s) called the EvolvR Combat Stock, and it’s pretty radical in design. As its name implies, the EvolvR features a rotating buttpad that has EIGHT (8) positions. …Read More »
Adept Armor ‘Ultra-AP Rated’ Level IV+ Ceramic Composite Tactical Armor Plate for Defeating Tungsten-Cored Armor-Penetrating/Armor-Piercing Rifle Rounds!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 30, 2022 A company called Adept Armor’s making an interesting Level IV+ multi-curve anti-rifle tactical armor plate with a SiC-TiB2 (Silicon Carbide – Titanium Diboride) ceramic composite strike-face designed specifically to defeat tungsten-cored AP (Armor Penetrating/Armor-Piercing) small arms threats. It’s called the Adept Armor Colossus – Beyond RF3 / Level IV+ …Read More »
S&S Precision Chest Rig-Modular (CR-M) Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Rhodesian Chest Rig with Watershed Waterproof Dry Bag for Spare AR Mags or Navboard Flipmod System! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 14, 2020 Last updated on 10/15/20. DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering S&S Precision products for quite awhile now, and for good reason. They exhibit excellent minimalist design and quality, and they work. So, we certainly weren’t surprised to see something like the new S&S Precision Chest Rig-Modular (CR-M) tactical armor plate carrier/Rhodesian …Read More »
Condor Elite Specter (or Spectre) PC Ultra-Lightweight, Minimalist ‘Concealable’ Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Vest (Body Armor) Goes from Covert to Overt, and the Vanquish RS gets and Update! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 11, 2020 Condor Elite has designed and developed a really slick little ultra-lightweight, minimalist lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) “concealable” tactical armor plate carrier/vest called the Spectre (or Spectre) PC Plate Carrier, and they’re offering it at a price point that’s pretty unbelievable, at $55.95 USD, as of this writing. Pretty crazy. DefenseReview (DR) …Read More »
TactiSMART at the Movies: James Bond 007 ‘No Time to Die’ (Bond 25) Movie Trailer Analysis and Commentary
By Mike Sparks January 14, 2020 Title Image Credit: Eon Productions It’s the best movie trailer, ever. It opens with Daniel Craig’s James Bond and his newly married wife Dr. Madeline Swan running for their very lives in mountainous Italy. Will this be her “swan” song? How did they get to this point? WHO is after them? Didn’t they retire …Read More »
Kryptek Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Vest System (Anti-Rifle Body Armor) in Combat Camo Patterns: Waterproof and Well-Equipped!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 12, 2019 As if cool combat clothing isn’t enough, Kryptek also has a nicely-designed tactical armor plate carrier/vest (ant-rifle body armor) designed and developed by the same individual, one Kevin Holland. Mr. Holland was nice enough to also take DefenseReview (DR) through this item at SHOT Show 2019. The Kryptek Plate …Read More »
Condor Pursuit Pack: Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Armored Shield Backpack with Patented Features that Takes a Level Three Hard Armor Plate!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 13, 2019 Last updated on 3/14/19. On the subject of Condor plate carriers, and plate carrier packs in general (see here and here), Condor Outdoor Products (COP) also introduced a very interesting new lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) plate carrier pack at SHOT Show 2019 called the Condor Pursuit Pack, which not only takes …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 6, 2019 DefenseReview (DR) has been reporting on Condor Elite modular tactical armor plate carrier systems for awhile now, and for good reason. When it comes to bang for the buck, they’re hard to beat. Well, we recently got to see the their latest and greatest, the Condor Elite Vanquish Light …Read More »
Ballistipax Survivor-1 Tactical Body Armor Backpack: Quick-Deploy Plate Carrier Pack with Hard Armor Plates! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 19, 2019 As it turns out, the Devcore Guardian Pack wasn’t the only quick-deploy plate carrier pack (backpack) DefenseReview saw at SHOT Show 2019. We also got a quick look at the Ballistipax Survivor-1 Tactical Body Armor Backpack, which also looks like a nice design, although with a different visual aesthetic …Read More »
Devcore Guardian Pack Quick-Deploy Hard Armor Plate Carrier Pack: Anti-Rifle Ballistic Body Armor Backpack Goes into Production! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 10, 2019 Last updated on 2/12/19. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the very interesting Devcore Guardian Pack quick-deploy hard armor plate carrier pack (backpack) prototype, after it was demonstrated for us in the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas during SHOT Show 2018. At that time, the developmental prototype was called the …Read More »