By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 30, 2022 Image(s) Credit(s): AeroVironment (AV) An interesting company called Aevex Aerospace out of Solana Beach, California is making a very interesting “secretive suicide/kamikaze drone” aircraft, or armed/weaponized UAS/UAV called the “Phoenix Ghost“, and they’ve reportedly started shipping them to Ukraine to help battle the Russians. Specifically, they’re sending 121 Phoenix …Read More »
Smith and Wesson (S&W) M&P Shield Plus and Shield EZ 30 Super Carry Pistols…and New Federal and Speer 30 Super Carry Ammo!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Smith & Wesson (S&W), Federal and Speer April 24, 2022Read More »
Wilson Combat 6MM ARC Recon Tactical 18″ AR-15 Carbine and Hornady 6mm ARC (Advanced Rifle Cartridge) 105 gr BTHP Hornady BLACK Round: Ultimate Weapon/Ammo Combo for Home Defense and Combat/Tactical Operations?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Wilson Combat and Hornady April 14, 2022 Last updated on 4/15/22. Wilson Combat recently introduced their 6mm ARC Recon Tactical AR (AR-15) carbine, and it may just be the ultimate all-around tactical AR weapon/ammo platform, as you’re combining the most ergonomic and highly-developed carbine platform with what is arguably the …Read More »
Got a Ruger Mini-14 or Mini-30 Tactical Rifle/Carbine?…Then You’ll Want a Samson Manufacturing Hannibal Rail!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 6, 2022 While we’re definitely tactical AR (AR-15) carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) guys here at DefenseReview (DR), we’re also fans of The A-Team (TV show, not movie), which makes us default fans of the Ruger Mini-14 tactical rifle/carbine, which was used by the A-Team’s confident (some would say “cocky”) and resolute …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 »
Pulsar DIGEX С50 Digital Day and Night Vision Riflescope: Realistic Daytime Color Rendering at Night…at Over 500 Meters
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 25, 2022 If you’re looking for a colorized digital day/night vision rifle scope that will allow you to see and hit targets out to over 500 meters at night, then the Pulsar DIGEX С50 Digital Day & Night Vision Riflescope may just be the ticket for you. Pulsar calls their night …Read More »
Franklin Armory G-S173 BFSIII Binary Trigger and Slide Kit for Gen-3 Glock 17 (G17) 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol…Gen-3 through Gen-5 Glock 19 (G19) Binary Trigger and Slide Kit Coming Soon?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 16, 2022 If you like the idea of being able to achieve full-auto-like double taps–and obviously insanely-fast split times–with your Gen-3 Glock 17 (G17) 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO combat/tactical pistol by simply flipping a switch, then Franklin Armory’s got just the product for you. The Franklin Armory G-S173 BFSIII Binary Trigger and …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 11, 2022 DefenseReview (DR) doesn’t know how much this is going to help, but Adams Arms is reportedly shipping their Rifle P1 5.56 16″ 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) tactical AR (AR-15) carbines to Ukraine, and have shared a video about it on their Facebook Fan Page with the caption “Another Ukrainian …Read More »
By Toby Melville March 6, 2022 Defense is a state of being. We can orient ourselves mentally or physically, or a combination of both. This concept is massive and all-encompassing when contemplating defense, so let’s consider something more specific pertaining to physical self-defense. Having tools to protect your physical safety is essential, and dates to man’s earliest recorded history. The …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Lockheed Martin February 28, 2022 Wavell Room recently published a very interesting article on about fighting in the “deep” using rocket artillery, and DefenseReview (DR) finds the author’s (Simon Middleton) argument compelling. Basically, he’s arguing that “deep battle” in infantry warfare should be conducted using rocket artillery divisions using multiple …Read More »
Bitshaky Defense Adjustable Offset Mount AOM for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s: Adjustability Equals Speed!
By Jeff Gurwitch February 20, 2022 Last updated on 2/24/22. Offset-mounted red dots are obviously nothing new. I’ve utilized a mini red dot sight in a 45-degree offset mount on my duty rifle since 2012, during all three of my Afghanistan combat tours (See Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4). Born out of the competitive shooting world, …Read More »
Pulsar Proton FXQ30 Thermal Imaging Front Attachment Kit: Instantly Turns Your Daytime Combat/Tactical Rifle Scope into a Thermal/IR (Infrared) Scope!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 10, 2022 As long as we’re still on a (latest and greatest) riflescope binge, we might as well also mention the rather interesting and nifty Pulsar Proton FXQ30 Thermal Imaging Front Attachment Kit that instantly transforms your daytime combat/tactical rifle scope into a fully functional thermal/IR (InfraRed) scope. Not only is …Read More »
Trijicon VCOG 1–8×28 Riflescope Commercial SCO (Squad Common Optic) for CQB and Whatever the Combat Distance Be (within Reason)!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 3, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) been on a bit of a combat/tactical optics kick lately (see the “Related Articles” section below), but the fact is, the hits just keep on comin’–and let’s face it, good optics are important. Anyway, the latest one is the Trijicon VCOG 1–8×28 Riflescope Commercial SCO combat/tactical scope, …Read More »
EOTECH Vudu 1-10×28 FFP (First Focal Plane) Tactical Rifle Scope with Vudu SR-4 MOA Reticle, SR-5 MRAD Reticle or LE-5 MRAD Reticle!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 28, 2022 EOTECH recently introduced the EOTECH Vudu 1-10×28 FFP (First Focal Plane) tactical rifle scope (or “riflescope”) with Vudu SR-4 MOA Reticle, SR-5 MRAD Reticle or LE-5 MRAD Reticle, and it’s pretty interesting. Here’s the skinny on it from the EOTECH website: “EOTECH’s Vudu 1-10×28 offers a robust 34mm, one-piece …Read More »
B&T Unveils the New APC9-SD PRO Recessed-Suppressed 9mm Submachine Gun (SMG), SPC9 9mm SMG Series, and a Plethora of Silencers/Sound Suppressors (SQD, QDR, Impuls-OLS, Rotex-X Compact, RBS AK, and HP22) at SHOT Show 2022!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 21, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) covered a lot of B&T products over the years, since we find them to be of high-quality, interesting, and well-designed. So, we’re not surprised to see them release yet more products exhibiting these aspects. At SHOT Show 2022, the company just released some pretty cool new products, …Read More »