By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 7, 2018 The Walther PPQ M2 wasn’t the only Walther polymer-framed, striker-fired sub-compact 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) concealed carry (CCW) pistol DefenseReview (DR) saw and handled at the company’s booth at SHOT Show 2018. Oh, no. We also got to check out the new Walther PPS M2 slimline single-stack 9mm sub-compact …Read More »
Condor Elite Prototype FLASH Ultra-Lightweight Tactical Armor Plate Carrier, Mag (Magazine) Pouches and Tactical Accessory Pouches: Lightweight Combat/Tactical Design Taken to the Next Level!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 1, 2018 Last updated on 3/02/18. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the Condor Elite VAS (Vanquish Armor System) Plate Carrier from SHOT Show 2017. Well, this year, DR got a first look at a prototype Condor Elite FLASH plate carrier, rifle and pistol mag (magazine) pouches and combat/tactical accessory pouches …Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch February 22, 2018 It’s a fact that using bipods and other accessories, such as shooting bags, go a long way in steadying the AR for shooting. While modern bipods work well, they also add extra weight and bulk to the front of the rifle. And, bags designed for stabilizing the rifle are not always practical for carrying …Read More »
VioPrep 101 Counter-Violence Self-Defense Combatives (Real Fighting) Training AAR: On the Road to ‘Ground W.A.R.’
By JB 2/20/18 I’m writing a review of a mindset/combatives course I took recently with Justin “Master Chim” Garcia of Jungle Gym Martial Arts, called VioPrep 101. This was an excellent course, and I was excited to take it because I feel that the mental preparation for counter-violence combatives (real fighting) is the most overlooked aspect of training in the …Read More »
Nous Defions Arsenal Democracy Blackside Customized Factory Glock 19/17 (G19/17) 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol Frames, AD Type 1 and Type 2 Glock Pistol Magwells, and AD/Hyve Technologies Mag (Magazine) Extensions (Extended Magazine Base Pads)! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 13, 2018 Last updated on 2/13/18. In addition to full-custom Nous Defions Arsenal Democracy (AD) Blackside Glock-type pistols like the AD Blackside 19MC (Mayhem Carry) custom Glock 19 (G19)-type 9mm combat/tactical pistol, AD still customizes Glock factory pistols for customers. They can customize and optimize various parts of it a la …Read More »
Nous Defions Arsenal Democracy AD Blackside 19MC (Mayhem Carry) Compact 9mm Combat/Tactical Glock 19 (G19)-Type Pistol with SWiTCH Trigger and Mayhem Syndicate Carry Compensator Mk2 for Concealed Carry and Clandestine/Covert Military Special Operations Missions: Silencer/Sound Suppressor Capable/Ready! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 8, 2018 Last updated on 2/13/18. DefenseReview (DR) has been covering the Nous Defions Arsenal Democracy (AD) Blackside custom Glock-type pistols for a few years, now (starting right after we first saw and handled them at SHOT Show 2015), and for good reason. They’re hands-down our favorite custom Glock-type pistols, and …Read More »
PCP Ammo Polymer-Cased 6.5 SOCOM Lightweight Machine Gun Ammo Cracks the Cold Code: 30% Lighter than Conventional Ammo, and Ready to Rock! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 4, 2018 DefenseReview’s (DR) been following the PCP Ammo polymer-cased lightweight rifle/machine gun ammo tech for awhile now, so we were really pleased to find out that while they cracked the heat code a long time ago, they finally cracked the cold code, so it’s claimed that the ammo can now …Read More »
Glock 19X (G19X), Glock 19 (G19) Gen5, Glock 17 (G17) Gen5, and Glock 34 (G34) Gen5 at the Range: Some Interesting New Pistols
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 31, 2018 Last updated on 1/31/18. Speaking (briefly) of Glock pistols, there’s been a bit of interest surrounding the Glock 19X (G19X) and Gen5 Glock pistols, and perhaps even a bit of hype, so DefenseReview (DR) was glad to get to test fire them at SHOT Show Industry Day at the …Read More »
Walther PPQ M2 SC Sub-Compact Striker-Fired 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW): 16 Rounds Ready to Go with Extended-Basepade Magazine! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 28, 2018 Last updated on 2/13/18. We here at DefenseReview (DR) are, historically, unabashed Glock 9mm guys (specifically the Glock 19, or G19). That’s what we carry. However, Walther Arms (and Walther USA) appear to be really killing it with their PPQ (Police Pistol Quick Defense Trigger) and PPS pistols, and …Read More »
Beyond Clothing Stretch Alpha Sweater 4-Way-Stretch Insulated Softshell Combat/Tactical Jacket with Tweave and Polartec Technology! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 21, 2018 Beyond Clothing has a very interesting 4-way stretch insulated softshell jacket called the Stretch Alpha Sweater (or, Alpha Stretch Sweater), and its as good an example of an insulated softshell that DefenseReview (DR) has seen. We actually got to see and handle it at Special Operations Industy Conference (SOFIC) …Read More »
ZRODELTA Acquires War Sport Manufacturing, Maker of LVOA Combat/Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) Systems
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 16, 2018 DefenseReview (DR) received a quick heads up today about ZRODELTA’s acquisition of War Sport Manufacturing, maker of the famed LVOA (Low Visibility Operations Application) combat/tactical AR carbines and SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles), from our friend Mike Semanoff. ZRODELTA (pronounced “zero delta”) originally comes from the motorcyle racing (or, racing …Read More »
SIG SAUER P365 Striker-Fired High-Capacity Sub-Compact 9mm Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW): Ready to do battle with the Glock 43 (G43) AND Glock 19 (G19)?
By David Crane January 14, 2018 Last updated on 1/15/18. DefenseReview (DR) received the following press release last Monday. Looks like the new SIG SAUER P365 striker-fired high-capacity sub-compact high-capacity 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol is designed to go head to head against the Glock 43 (G43), and perhaps even the Glock 19 (G19) as well, in the CCW (concealed …Read More »
Chinese Military Preparing to Win World War III (WWIII) with ‘Emerging and Exponential’ Technologies: Cyberwarfare, Electronic Warfare, Hypersonic Weapons, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Quantum Computing, Stealth Aircraft, UAS/UAV/Drone Aircraft Tech, Anti-Satellite Weapons, Robots/Robotics, and other ‘New Technologies’…It’s All on the Table!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: South China Morning Post (SCMP), Times Asi/flickr/CC-BY-2.0, EN.People.cn January 10, 2018 Last updated on 1/11/18. DefenseReview (DR) has been following Chinese and Russian military technology capabilities and advancements for quite some time now, so we weren’t surprised to read about the Chinese PLA’s (People’s Liberation Army) drive to dominate the …Read More »
Vertx Downrange Soft Shell Jacket: Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Combat/Tactical Jacket with with VaporCore Moisture-Wicking and Infrared (IR) Energy-Reflecting Fabric Tech for Concealed Carry (CCW) and Urban Combat/Tactical Ops! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 7, 2018 We here at DefenseReview (DR) DO like our technical clothing, and in that spirit, Vertx is making a very cool lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) softshell combat/tactical jacket for concealed carry (CCW) called the Vertx Downrange Soft Shell Jacket, and just about every aspect of it is pretty interesting. First, the jacket …Read More »
DARPA Gremlins Program: Attack Drones Eventually Carried by Low-Observable/Stealth ‘Mothership’ Carrier/Launching Aircraft! Northrop Grumman B-21, Anyone?
By David Crane January 2, 2018 Last updated on 1/03/18. Nasdaq recently published an article titled “Air Force Could Test Flying Aircraft Carriers” as Early as Next Year, that caught DefenseReview’s (DR) attention, thanks to its provocative title hinting at giant electrogravitic-propulsion (anti-gravity) aircraft carriers flying around like alien craft. The article itself actually alludes to a much less provocatively-titled …Read More »