By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Williams Blade Design (WBD) October 30, 2017 Last updated on 10/30/17. We here at DefenseReview (DR) are admittedly longtime fans of James Williams’ Japanese-style combat blade designs, starting with the original Williams/CRKT Hissatsu 7″ Osoraku-Zukuri-style combat blade, and continuing with tactical folders like the Williams/CRKT Otanashi noh Ken Osoraku-Zukuri tanto …Read More »
James Bond 007 Tech: Aspetto NIJ Level IIIA Soft Armor Bullet-Resistant Blazer/Sport Coat for Ultra-Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Ballistic/Body Armor Protection! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 24, 2017 As long as we’re covering interesting Aspetto products, we should perhaps also mention the ultra lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) bullet-resistant blazer/sport coat they make, which immediately made us think of James Bond. Aspetto CEO Rob Davis told DefenseReview (DR) that the Aspetto bullet-resistant blazer can be made with either NIJ Level …Read More »
Aspetto Clip Quick-Attach/Quick-Release System for Tactical Armor Plate Carriers: Fast, Secure and Self-Cleaning! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 22, 2017 While DefenseReview (DR) was at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017 earlier this year, we came across a very interesting patented product developed by an equally interesting company called Aspetto. The product is called the Aspetto Clip, and it’s a pretty ingenious quick-attach/quick-release system for tactical armor plate …Read More »
Strike Industries SI Strike Latchless Charging Handle with New SI ISO-Tabs for Better Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR Ambi Charging Handle Gripping Ergonomics: More Grip, Less Slip, with New Colors!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) and DefenseReview.com (DR) October 18, 2017 Speaking of new Strike Industries (SI) products for your tactical AR (AR-15) rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), back in May (2017), DefenseReview (DR) published a quick piece (with video) on the Strike Industries SI Strike Latchless Charging Handle with ergonics-enhancing SI ISO-Tabs, …Read More »
Strike Industries SI AR Aluminum Ultimate Dust Cover (UDC) 223: Adjustable-Power All-Aluminum AR-15 Ejection Port Cover with Silent Activation!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) October 13, 2017 Like your Strike Industries SI AR Enhanced Ultimate Dust Cover (UDC) – 223 polymer AR-15 ejection port cover? Well, SI just upped tha ante with the new SI AR Aluminum Ultimate Dust Cover 223 (SI-AR-ALUDC-223). According to Strike Industries, “the SI-AR-ALUDC-223 takes everything you …Read More »
Haley Strategic Partners HSP Skimmer Trigger and HSP Th1rte3n Sights (Tritium Rear, Tritium Front) for Glock 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistols! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 10, 2017 While DefenseReview (DR) was at the Handl Defense booth at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industryi Conference) 2017, we got to check out the Haley Strategic Partners HSP Skimmer Trigger and HSP Th1rte3n Sights for for Glock 9mm combat/tactical pistols, and they looked pretty good. We’ll cover the Skimmer first, …Read More »
Tyrant Designs Halo AR-15 Series Handstop (also written, Hand Stop) for Better Control in a Skeletonized, Streamlined and Minimalist Profile!
By Jeff Gurwitch October 4, 2017 I’ve always been a fan of running some sort of fore grip or hand stop on all my ARs, as I find that using one allows me to better pull back on the carbine, thus aiding in steadying the carbine during initial shot, and helping to manage recoil between shots. I don’t have a …Read More »
Gungner GR-22 Chassis System for Ruger 10/22 .22LR Rifle/Carbine: Turn Your 10/22 into a Tactical .22LR AR! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 29, 2017 A company called Gungner Inc. has developed a very interesting chassis system for the Ruger 10/22 .22LR rifle/carbine. It’s called, appropriately enough, the Gungner GR-22 Chassis System for Ruger 10/22, and it essentialy turns your 10/22 into a tactical .22 LR AR rifle/carbine, allowing you to attach an aftermarket …Read More »
ACS Grenade Trigger Pouches for Fragmentation Grenades and Flash Bang Grenades: Safe, Secure, FAST, and Durable! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 25, 2017 Speaking of cool new S&S Precision products, the company is now the exclusive US distributor of the very interesting ACS Grenade Trigger Pouches, designed and manufactured by ACS Industries out of Israel. These include the ACS M-67 Grenade Trigger Pouch, ACS M-26 Grenade Trigger Pouch, ACS Rheinmetall Flash Bang …Read More »
S&S Precision NavBoard FlipMod Flip-Down Modular Navigation Device for Airborne Parachuting and SOF Missions! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 22, 2017 Last updated on 9/25/17. S&S Precision has an interesting new flip-down modular navigation device for airborne parachuting and SOF (Special Operations Forces) missions called the NavBoard FlipMod, and DefenseReview (DR) got to examine it earlier this year at SHOT Show 2017. DR covered the S&S Precision NavBoard Rotary from …Read More »
USNV/StingerWorx shows EMPEROR Series Lightweight, Weldless Modular Titanium Rifle Silencer/Sound Suppressor Kits with Quick-Attach/Quick-Detach (QA/QD) Over the Barrel Expansion Chamber (OBX)/Reflex Chamber, Replaceable Baffle Stack and Titanium Muzzle Brake! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 19, 2017 Earlier this year, DefenseReview (DR) got to examine a very interesting StingerWorx EMPEROR Series modular titanium muzzle can (silencer/sound suppressor) at SHOT Show 2017. The Emperor suppressors are a collaberation between StingerWorx and US Night Vision Corp. (USNV). The Emperor series rifle cans are designed for tactical AR’s (AR-15’s) …Read More »
Unity Tactical MARK + SARA Kit (Modular Attached Rail Kit Plus Sordin Arc Rail Adapters Kit): Ultimate Combat/Tactical Helmet Mounting System for Tactical Active Hearing Protection/Communications! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 15, 2017 As long as we’re discussing Unity Tactical products, we should perhaps also mention the very interesting Unity Tactical MARK + SARA Kit (Modular Attached Rail Kit Plus Sordin Arc Rail Adapters Kit) that Unity Tactical’s Josh Grecco was kind enough to show us. DefenseReview (DR) is on the record …Read More »
Unity Tactical Fusion LightWing Adapter Lo-Pro Tactical Light Mount for Fusion Micro Hub 2.0 Mounting System for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 12, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) has been covering Unity Tactical (UT) products for awhile now (see “Related Videos” section below), and for good reason. They’re interesting, innovative, well-designed, and well-made. Basically, they make your life better and easier when you’re running a combat/tactical pistol or tactical AR with lights (tactical lights) and …Read More »
Israeli Carmel Armored Vehicle/Tank, SMASH Electro-Optical Aiming System/Weapons Sight, UAS/UAV/Drone Aircraft, and Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUV) All Unveiled by the Israeli Defense Ministry’s Administration for the Development of Weapons (ADW) for Future Warfare Applications!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Army.fresh.co.il September 8, 2017 Last updated on 9/09/17. A number of Israeli news agencies, including The Jewish News Service (JNS), The Jerusalem Post, The Times of Israel, and YNET News, recently published articles on the Israeli Defense Ministry’s Administration for the Development of Weapons (ADW) unveiling of “nine new cutting-edge …Read More »
Strike Industries CAT (Center Axis Target) Sight Lo-Pro/Hi-Vis Illuminated Auxilliary Aiming Device for Low-Light/No-Light Gunfighting with Your Pistol at Night!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) September 5, 2017 Strike Industries (SI) just introduced a very interesting lo-pro/hi-vis (low profile/high visibility) illuminated “auxilliary aiming device) for pistols called the SI CAT Sight. The “CAT” stands for “Center Axis Target”, and the sight itself is designed specifically as a quick sight picture in low-light …Read More »