Saturday, September 24, 2022

New Ruger P345 .45ACP Polymer-Framed Pistol (w/Picatinny Rail) for CCW

by David Crane [email protected] Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. just introduced their new P345 .45ACP polymer-framed pistol. The Ruger P345 pistol is designed for comfortable concealed carry by police detectives. The polymer Ruger uses for the P345’s frame/grip is called Isoplast. The Ruger P345 pistol is double-action/single-action (DA/SA), features a brushed stainless steel slide, ambidextrous slide-mounted sweep-up safety, fixed sights …

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Press Release: Battling sand flies: Soldiers in pantyhose! Seriously?

by Steven Katz [email protected] Dealing with a Serious Problem… Americans respect their men in uniform, but should their uniforms include women’s nylons? Indeed, during the Gulf War and the current War on Terror, our fighting forces discovered that their legs needed protection from nasty, disease-carrying sand flies. Letters home to wives, girlfriends, sisters, and mothers pleaded, "Please send pantyhose! Seriously!" …

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Advanced Sound Suppressors/Silencers for Special Ops, from Sound Technology

by David Crane [email protected] Sound Technology (a.k.a. Sound Tech Silencers), headed-up by Mark White, makes some of the best muzzle cans (sound suppressors/silencers) in the business. Lately, they’ve been working on some very interesting things, over there. Anyway, Mark just sent DefenseReview a very interesting and informative letter (along with pics) about what he/Sound Technology has been up to lately …

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Addendum: Troy Industries Rock SOPMOD M14 and CQB-SPC Materials

by David Crane [email protected] This is a follow up to DefenseReview’s recent article on the Troy Industries Special Purpose Carbines (SPC) titled Troy Industries Special Purpose Carbines: Brochures Spec Sheets, and Photos. We’ve got some additonal pics of the Troy Industries Rock SOPMOD M14 Commando Carbine (7.62x51mm) and what looks like Troy Industries’ CQB-SPCA4 ‘Advisor’ 5.56x45mm Carbine/Subcarbine. The pics are …

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Press Release on DEA Contract for RRA DEA/FBI Tactical Carbine

by David Crane [email protected] Rock River Arms (RRA) recently sent DefenseReview a copy of their press release on DEA contract for their DEA/FBI AR-15 Tactical Carbine (CAR-15), dated 12/05/03, along with some pics. We thought our readers would find it both interesting and informative. Back in February, DefRev published an article on the DEA/FBI AR-15 titled "Rock River Arms (RRA) …

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Surefire M651C Scout Light Weapons Light for the Tactical Carbine/Subcarbine

by David Crane [email protected] While we’re gearing up for some new articles, we thought we would mention an AR15.com thread that contains some good info on the Surefire M651C ScoutLight for mounting on tactical carbines, including the SOPMOD M4/M4A1 carbine and civilian-legal AR-15 carbines (CAR-15’s). DefenseReview has been hearing some very good things about this weapons light, lately. The Surefire …

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Troy Industries Special Purpose Carbines: Brochures Spec Sheets, and Photos

by David Crane [email protected] A month ago, DefenseReview published an article on the Troy Industries 5.56x45mm CQB-SPCA4 "Advisor" Carbine/Subcarbine and CQB-SPC Commando subcarbine (Both weapon configs are select-fire). The article was titled "Troy Industries CQB-SPCA4 ‘Advisor’ 5.56 Subcarbine for Special Operations". We’ve also published two articles on the Troy Industries 7.62x51mm Rock SOPMOD M14 Commando Carbine/Subcarbine. The latest one was …

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New Cobb MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) Weapon System is Mil/LE/Civilian Ready

by David Crane [email protected] Cobb Manufacturing has just introduced their new MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) family of weapons. The COBB MCR weapon system is patents pending, and was developed with military/tactical application in mind, but should prove just as popular with civilian recreational shooters and hunters. An operator can switch calibers by simply changing barrel assemblies. The MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) series …

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A Few ‘S.W.A.T.’ Magazine Articles from the Archive…

by David Crane [email protected] AR15.com has some archived "S.W.A.T." Magazine articles (in PDF format) on the AR.15.com homepage that are worth checking out. In case you haven’t been reading ""S.W.A.T." lately, Rich Lucibella and Denny Hansen have been doing a really great job with it. Excellent resource. Here are the links:… May 2005 – Knives For Snipers April 2004 – …

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Press Release: New LE SWAT Resources CD-ROM Released.

by David Crane [email protected] David Vine Associates, LLC of Aiken, South Carolina has just released the CD-ROM "S.W.A.T. Resources" ready reference containing 300 books, reports and documents in Adobe PDF files. S.W.A.T. Resources contains 20,624 pages of critical information required by Special Response Teams. This sensitive material has been… compiled for training purposes and tactical use in laptop computers at …

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