Latest document on AAE Adaptive Camouflage (Cloaking Tech) for Infantry Combat

by David Crane david at defensereview.com DefenseReview recently received the latest document on the invisibility cloaking technology (i.e. adaptive camouflage a.k.a. electro-optical camouflage a.k.a. optical camouflage a.k.a. active camouflage a.k.a. optoelectronic adaptive camouflage a.k.a. chameleonic camouflage) being developed by Advanced American Enterprises (AAE). The AAE Stealth Technology System (STS) comes in two versions. The first, called Visibility-Stealth, works in the …

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MagPul Developing New Weapon (Small Arm) on the ‘Down Low’

by David Crane david at defensereview.com At the tail end of SHOT Show 2007, DefenseReview ran into a member of the MagPul staff walking around the law enforcement section with a mock-up of another weapon (small arm) that MagPul is developing. When I saw it, I was immediately intrigued, and… began questioning the the MagPul staff member about it. Unfortunately, …

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Iraq Field Report: Invisio Bone Mic Tactical Headset for PSD Ops

The following is an TEA press release on the Invisio Bone Mic tactical communications headset / earpiece: A report from Baghdad on Invisio Bone Mic Headset: I live and work in the "Red Zone" of Baghdad, Iraq on a high threat protective security detail. I began searching for a new headset after a last minute change to our mission made …

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Negotiator Tactical Surveillance Robot for Special Operations & SWAT Ops

The following is a Robotic FX, Inc. press release: Robotic FX Negotiator Tactical Surveillance Robot Gets Endorsed by Corrections Special Operations Community Worth, IL – Robotic FX, Inc. has unveiled its Negotiator Tactical Surveillance Robot – the first low-cost robotic system [unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)] designed to help first-responders make informed decisions from a safe distance. Robotic FX, Inc. has …

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U.S. Military Space Satellite Defense: A Potential Solution?

by David Crane david at defensereview.com By now, everyone who hasn’t been living under a rock in the middle of the Sahara desert (or similar-type isolated location) has heard about China’s supposedly successful anti-satellite shoot-to-kill missile test that has the West, including the U.S., "up in arms" (excuse the pun) about the safety of our military and civilian communications and …

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Latest Advanced Armament Corp. (AAC) Silencers for Tactical Firearms (Photos!)

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. Advanced Armament Corp. (A.A.C.) had a large assortment of silencers / sound suppressors (a.k.a. "muzzle cans") for tactical firearms (a.k.a. tactical small arms a.k.a. tactical weapons) for 2007, including models from their Blackout silencer line. The first …

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DefRev Quick Hits 4: Tactical Pistols, Rifles, and other Delights

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article, with the exception of the SIG 556 Pistol photo (below), were taken by DefenseReview.com and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. We continue now with some of the "latest and greatest" tactical technology from SHOT Show 2007, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in …

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MagPul Masada Adaptive Combat Weapon System (ACWS) Makes Its Debut

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. They are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. January 24, 2007 The MagPul Masada Adaptive Combat Weapon System (ACWS) a.k.a. MagPul Masada Rifle / Carbine, made by …

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‘Future Weapons’ Features Dragon Skin Flexible Scalar Body Armor and M32 MGL

by David Crane david at defensereview.com January 31, 2007 The latest episode of the Discovery Channel series FutureWeapons (a.k.a. Future Weapons), titled The Protectors, features Pinnacle Armor, Inc.’s Dragon Skin body armor (flexible hard armor/scalar armor system) and the Milkor USA, Inc. M32 MGL (Multiple shot Grenade Launcher a.ka. Multiple Grenade Launcher), two technologies that DefenseReview has already covered. Our …

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DefRev Quick Hits 3: More Tactical Technology from the Show

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. They are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. 1) FlashFog, courtesy of Arias Tech Ltd., is an anti-smash-and-grab / area-denial structural security system (a.k.a. building security system) …

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KRISS Super V XSMG System .45 ACP Submachine Gun: Photos of Latest Prototypes

by David Crane david at defensereview.com January 21, 2007 This article contains photos (below) of the Transformational Defense Industries (TDI) booth and several KRISS Super V XSMG System prototype weapons at SHOT Show 2007. All photos below were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the …

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DefRev Quick Hits 2: More ‘Latest and Greatest’ Tactical Tech from the Show

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. This is the second installment of DefRev Quick Hits featuring the "latest and greatest" in tactical tech from SHOT Show …

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SHOT Show 2007: DefRev Quick Hits 1

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. O.k., we’re back from SHOT Show 2007 (and an extended business trip). There were lots of cool new tactical goodies …

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SSK 6.5 MPC: Best Assault Rifle Cartridge for 21st Century Warfare?

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Small arms designer/developer J.D. Jones of SSK Industries has developed what may just prove to be a superior solution to the 6.8x43mm SPC (a.k.a. 6.8 SPC) and/or 6.5 Grendel (6.5x39mm) cartidges as a replacement for the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge for U.S. military general infantry and Special Operations (USSOCOM) use. Mr. Jones is calling it …

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Stealth Cam IR1 Passive Infared Security Camera: Compact, Wireless, and Rugged

by David Crane david at defensereview.com A company called Stealth Cam, LLC is currently offering a slew of fast-deployable, all-weather, compact and ruggedized thermal/IR (infrared) digital security cameras geared for commercial and residential structural security (i.e. building security) and perimeter security (i.e. intrusion detection) applications. One of these is the Stealth Cam IR1 (STC-IR-1) Infrared Digital Scouting and Security Camera. …

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