Announcement for Iraq Deployment: $170,000 Per Year for Qualified Personnel

Global Security Source is currently looking for qualified security personnel for deployment to Iraq. Salary is $170,000 per year. If you’re qualified, you would need to send your resume via email to the address listed in the announcement (Click on "Read More" hypertext below to view it.). Here’s the official announcement: Updated!! Still Needed!! ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IRAQ DEPLOYMENT: $170,000. PER …

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Rohrbaugh R9/R9S Pistol: Pocket Pistol with 9mm Parabellum Power.

by David Crane david@defensereview.com The Rohrbaugh R9/R9S pistol is a 9mm pocket pistol that bears more than a slight resemblance to the Seecamp LWS 32 .32 ACP pocket pistol and Kel-Tec CNC Industries Inc. P32 (.32 ACP) and P3AT (.380 ACP) pistols (except for the color). In fact, the Rohrbaugh R9S appears to be virtually identical in size to the …

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Fractal Camouflage and New Digitized Tiger Stripe Camo Patterns

by David Crane david@defensereview.com This is a follow-up to our article, "Fracture Camouflage™: You can’t hit what you can’t see." DefRev spoke with Guy Cramer, the man behind Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s proprietary "Fracture Camouflage", last week. We found out that Mr. Cramer has additional camouflage patterns that utilize the same "proprietary graphics techniques" known as "Camouflage Designated Enhanced Fractal Geometry", …

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Shiva Ki Custom Fightin’ Bowie Knife: Big, Fast, and Mean.

by David Crane david@defensereview.com This article contains high-resolution scanned photos (JPEG format) of the Shiva Ki Fightin’ Bowie Knife, which is a custom combat/fighting bowie knife.  In trained hands, this knife can be utilized effectively for anti-personnel applications.  Click on photos (below) to view them full-size. Back in January (2004), DefRev published an article on Shiva Ki Custom Knives. The …

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CADPAT & MARPAT Digitized Camouflage Pattern (Digital Camouflage) Development

One of our readers, Dennis S., sent DefRev the following email message on USMC MARPAT and CADPAT digitized camouflage patterns/digital camo: "Just wanted to pass on an article I found by a former USMC sergeant who was involved in the MARPAT program, available at… http://www.militarymorons.com/misc/misc.html. The article is titled "MARPAT – A Personal Tale – From one of the designers …

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StunStrike CQSR (Close Quarters Shock Rifle) by XADS: Futuristic Stun Gun Tech

by David Crane david@defensereview.com Firearm News" syndicated a news.com.au article yesterday that discusses a new class of less-lethal/non-lethal stun gun called the StunStrike CQSR (Close Quarters Shock Rifle). The StunStrike CQSR, designed/developed by Xtreme Alternative Defense Systems (XADS), does away with wires as the electric-shock delivery system (a la Taser), and instead uses some kind of electrified plasma or an …

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ATK/HK XM8 Carbine Demonstration Videos from SHOT Show 2004

by David Crane david@defensereview.com Got these from "Army Times". They’re video clips of the ATK/HK XM8 Lightweight Modular Carbine System, a.k.a. ATK/HK XM8 Lightweight Assault Carbine, from SHOT Show 2004. Some of the footage is from the outdoor XM8 Carbine weapons demonstration conducted by Jim Schatz, Military Programs Manager at Heckler & Koch (HK). Other footage was shot inside the …

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New HK MP5 Gun Course: ‘The MP5 Experience’ 2 (Second Session)

by David Crane david@defensereview.com ‘The MP5 Experience’, Second Session, is scheduled for July 31-August 1, 2004. The following is from HKPRO.com: "In conjunction with Dan Shea, and Long Mountain Outfitters, Las Vegas, Nevada, HKPRO.COM invites you to a special, unique opportunity to spend two very intensive days immersed in the MP5 Submachine Gun." According to HKPRO.com, ‘The MP5 Experience’ "will …

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Announcement for Iraq Deployment: $170,000 Per Year for Qualified Personnel

DefRev just received this announcement (below). Global Security Source is currently looking for qualified security personnel for deployment to Iraq. Salary is $170,000 per year. If you’re qualified, you would need to contact Global Security Source ASAP, as it’s getting down to the wire. You have to be ready to deploy by June 30th, 2004. Here’s the official announcement: "ANNOUNCEMENT …

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BlackHawk CQC Carbon Fiber Holsters for Concealed Carry (CCW)

by David Crane david@defensereview.com This new holster is definitely worth a look for anyone looking for a high-tech belt-slide (outside-the-waistband) holster for either open carry or concealed carry (CCW). It’s called the CQC SERPA Holster, and it’s brought to you by Blackhawk Products Group, formerly Blackhawk Industries. The CQC SERPA Holster utilizes the SERPA Active Retention System. Unlike the Tactical …

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NAA Guardian .32 NAA and .25 NAA: Pocket Pistols with Added Penetration

by David Crane david@defensereview.com For anyone on the lookout for a new pocket pistol for concealed carry (CCW), you might want to check out these two new offerings from North American Arms (NAA). They’re called the Guardian .32 NAA and Guardian .25 NAA (25NAA). The purpose of both these guns is to give some increased punch/penetration to the traditional .32 …

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Fracture Camouflage™: You can’t hit what you can’t see.

by David Crane david@defensereview.com Advanced body armor is going to be increasingly important for 21st Century infantry combat. However, just as important, or perhaps even more important, will be to have effective camouflage, so your enemy doesn’t see you in the first place. It’s simple logic, "what you can’t see, you can’t hit." Effective disruptive camouflage is thus going to …

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U.S. Army Unveils New ‘Army Combat Uniform’ (ACU) w/Digital Camo

by David Crane david@defensereview.com The U.S. Army has just unveiled their new combat uniform that will replace the current Battle Dress Uniform (BDU). Their calling the new uniform the "Army Combat Uniform" (ACU). The ACU is a wrinkle-free, and features a digitized camouflage pattern (digital camo). The U.S. Army Program Executive Office Soldier (PEO Soldier) has a page that explains …

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The Professional Real Performance Duty Holster from Tactical Design Labs (TDL)

by David Crane david@defensereview.com Tactical Design Labs (TDL) was at TREXPO West 2004 introducing and demonstrating their unique LEO (law enforcement officer) duty holster, called "The Professional Real Performance Duty Holster". What sets The Professional Real Performance Duty Holster apart from other duty holsters is its unique (and I’m assuming, patented) retention system that’s at once super-secure, yet still permissive …

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