By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 31, 2023 Last updated on 9/03/23 with 4K videos (embedded). Earlier this year, DefenseReview (DR) was fortunate to get to spend some time with Adam Allgaier of Mantis to learn about their high-tech home/indoor dry fire shooting training systems at SHOT Show 2023, and we were really impressed with what we …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 »
Jeff Gurwitch’s Modern Tactical Shooting (MTS) YouTube Channel Will Get You Shooting Better…and Faster!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 15, 2021 DefenseReview (DR) wrier/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch has launched his very own YouTube channel called “Modern Tactical Shooting” or “MTS“, which is the same name as his technical and tactical shooting training company. It should be noted that Gurwitch is both a retired U.S. Army Special Forces …Read More »
Mantis X10 Elite Shooting Performance System for Combat/Tactical Pistol Shooting Training at Home! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 28, 2020 DefenseReview (DR) has been aware of Mantis’ pistol shooting training tech for awhile now, but we’ve never actually reported on it…that is, until now. And, now is frankly the perfect time, since many if not most of us are on lockdown in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. So, …Read More »
The Build Episode III: Mike Keenan’s M4A1-Type Tactical AR-15 Carbine Work-Gun Clone Build, and Jeff (Gurwitch) and Mike’s 15 Rounds of Fury Shooting Drill! (Video!)
By Jeff Gurwitch October 29, 2019 Last updated on 10/29/19. In this episode, I sit down with Mike Keenan (retired Navy pilot), who served with me in Afghanistan, to go over the M4A1-type work-gun clone he built in virtually the exact configuration of the customized/modified M4A1 carbine he carried on the ground while supporting SF (Special Forces) operations down range. …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 21, 2019 Last year, DefenseReview (DR) published a couple of pieces on LALO Tactical high-performance crosstraining fitness and running shoes with reactive-propulsion soles and ceramic-coated SuperFabric toecaps (see here and here). The second DR piece was on what were then prototype designs for the LALO Tactical Bloodbird and Grinder. Well, This …Read More »
After Action Report (AAR) for GREEN OPS 2 Day Advanced Covert Carry Concepts Combat/Tactical Pistol Shooting Course: Faster Draw, and Faster Hits!
By JB Photo(s) Credit: Green Ops December 5, 2018 I recently took the Advanced Covert Carry Concepts class with Lead Instructor Mike Green from October 6- 7th (2018.), and am very glad I did. Mike has a great background, and we share some mutual friends, so I was excited to train with him. Mike has a significant background in special …Read More »
VioPrep 101 Counter-Violence Self-Defense Combatives (Real Fighting) Training AAR: On the Road to ‘Ground W.A.R.’
By JB 2/20/18 I’m writing a review of a mindset/combatives course I took recently with Justin “Master Chim” Garcia of Jungle Gym Martial Arts, called VioPrep 101. This was an excellent course, and I was excited to take it because I feel that the mental preparation for counter-violence combatives (real fighting) is the most overlooked aspect of training in the …Read More »
TMG (Threat Mitigation Group) Steel Target Systems with Stand-Alone Mechanical Reset System: Just Shoot the Center Target to Reset and Keep Shooting!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 13, 2017 Towards the end of SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017 earlier this year, Rob Davis of Aspetto introduced DefenseReview (DR) to his next-door booth neighbor Jim Hoy of TMG (Threat Mitigation Group) Target Systems, who was kind enough to show us his very interesting steel targets for both …Read More »
DryWired Emotiv Insight 5-Channel/Sensor and Epoc+ 14-Channel/Sensor Lightweight Mobile Wireless EEG (Electroencephalogram) ‘Brainwear’ Headset Systems for High-Speed, Low-Drag Brain Wave Monitoring: Can They be Integrated with a Military Ballistic Combat Helmet?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 6, 2017 Back in 2016, DefenseReview (DR) reported on DryWired Defense’s NanoArmor Advanced Rifle Plates with carbon nanotube tech and protective nanocoating tech, both of which they exhibited at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016. However, we forgot to mention that there was one other very interesting technology they showed …Read More »