By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 8, 2015 Well, it looks like yet one more Star Trek technology has made it to reality in the form of transparent aluminum, that can potentially be used to create transparent armor that will protect the future soldier/warfighter. Every Star Trek fan, your humble correspondent included, remembers the scene in Star …Read More »
TrackingPoint M600 SR Squad-Level Precision-Guided 5.56 Service Rifle and M800 DMR Squad-Level Precision-Guided 7.62 (Squad Designated Marksman) Rifle Packages Offered at ‘Zero-Cost’ to ‘Any Organization that can take the Guns into the Fight against ISIS/[ISIL]’
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: TrackingPoint November 6, 2015 Last updated on 11/08/15. DefenseReview (DR) has been covering TrackingPoint’s RapidLok Target Elimination and Fire Control System and precision rifles since SHOT Show 2013. In fact, TrackingPoint’s Electronic targeting scope and precision-guided rifle packages were the very first products we covered from that show, and we did …Read More »
DR Interview with David Pavlick of Nous Defions about Arsenal Democracy’s Future, and Tactical AR Carbine/SBR and Blackside Glock Combat/Tactical Pistol Accessories, Components and Parts: 10 Questions
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Nous Defions/Arsenal Democracy (AD) November 3, 2015 Last updated on 11/10/15. Shortly after SHOT Show 2015, DefenseReview (DR) published articles on the Arsenal Democracy (AD) Blackside Glock pistol packages and select-fire/full-auto 5.56mm/300 Blackout (300BLK) tactical AR (AR-15) PDW SBR (Personal Defense Weapon Short Barreled Rifle), both of which were pretty …Read More »
Chinese YJ-18 (YingJi-18) Low-Flying Subsonic-to-Supersonic Anti-Ship Cruise Missile (ASCM): Aircraft Carrier Killer Going Operational
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: qianzhan.com and wantchinatimes.com October, 30, 2015 As if the Chinese DF-21D ASBM (Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile), WU-14 HGV (Hypersonic Glide Vehicle) and developmental supercavitating, supersonic submarine weren’t already enough to contend with in the future, the U.S. Navy will now have to contend with the Chinese YJ-18 (YingJi-18) missile, a submarine …Read More »
Hydraulic Recoil Buffers for the Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR: Friend of Foe? From the Enidine Recoil Buffer to the KynSHOT Recoil Damper (and Crosshair) Buffers!
By Jeff Gurwitch October 27, 2015 Last updated on 10/28/15. Title Photo: Left: Kynshot buffers 7.62 top, 5.56 bottom. Right: Two Enidine 5.56 buffers. As most shooting enthusiasts know, the internet is a great source for information for just about everything firearms and shooting-related. Looking for the best holster for 3-Gun, or how to change a part out on your …Read More »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance APO Super Magnum .408 CheyTac and .375 CheyTac Asymmetric Warfare (ASW) Precision Tactical Rifle Packages: Sub-.5 MOA Big-Bore Accuracy!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) October 24, 2015 Last updated on 10/25/15. DefenseReview (DR) has been covering Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) products ever since we first laid eyes on the APO ASW 338LM .338 Lapua Magnum Modular Precision Sniper Rifle (MPSR), which was built on the APO SABER-FORSST Modular Rifle Chassis System …Read More »
Cherries Covert Ops Apparel Tactical Clothing and Gear for Active Shooter Neutralization and Deep-Cover Counterterrorism Ops: Meet the Tactical Response Covert Shirt and ‘The MEDINA’ Appendix BWB (Below-the-WaistBand) Deep-Cover Direct Action Concealment Pistol Holster!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image Credit: Cherries Covert Ops Apparel October 21, 2015 Last updated on 10/22/15. This is about as well-timed a products launch that DefenseReview.com (DR) has seen in awhile. DR professional/industry contact Aaron Cohen just launched a very interesting and apropos line of covert-concealment/concealed-carry (CCW) tactical clothing and gear that’s been specifically designed …Read More »
Lockheed Martin Aero-adaptive Aero-optic Beam Control (ABC) Laser Weapon Turret for Supersonic Jet Fighter Aircraft: 360-Degree, 30-Kilowatt Spectral-Beam-Combining Laser Cuts Right Through Air Turbulence to Kill Targets!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image Credit: Lockheed Martin October 20, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) has been covering the development of weapons-grade lasers for awhile now, including aircraft-mounted laser weapon systems. While our most recent piece on aircraft-mounted laser weapons tech was published on September 24th of this year (2015), we actually published a piece specifically on Lockheed Martin’s …Read More »
ZEV Technologies (ZEV Tech) GlockWORX Z19 Enhanced SOCOM and Z19 Trilo Custom Glock 19 (G19) Pistol Packages with Trijicon RMR Mini Red Dot Sight Combat Optic for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Civilian Tactical Shooters!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 15, 2015 Last updated on 10/16/15. While DefenseReview (DR) likes a number of pistol brands, we’re primarily Glock guys over here, Specifically Gen-3 Glock guys, since the Gen-3 Glock pistol design is still the simplest, most robust/rugged, and most field-maintainable design that we’ve found, so far, and we still don’t completely …Read More »
Blue Force Gear BFG Ten-Speed Horizon Horizontal 5.56mm AR-15/M4/M4A1 Rifle Mag (Magazine) Pouch/Carrier System for Faster Mag Changes/Weapon Reloads from Your Tactical Armor Plate Carrier: Made with Super-Tough ULTRAcomp! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 13, 2015 Last updated on 10/14/15. Earlier this year, DefenseReview (DR) got a close look at the Blue Force Gear (BFG) Ten-Speed Horizon Horizontal Mag (Magazine) pouch/carrier system for 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/.223 Rem. AR (AR-15/M4/M4A1) rifle mags, mounted in triple-mag-pouch configuration, on what looked like a BFG PLATEminus lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low …Read More »
HIPERFIRE HIPERTOUCH ECLipse (ECL) Trigger System/Fire Control Group (FCG) for 3-Gun Competition and Combat: Even Better than the HIPERTOUCH 24C (24Competition) Trigger for Tactical AR-15 and AR-10/SR-25 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: HIPERFIRE October 8, 2015 Last updated on 10/09/15. HIPERFIRE just issued a press release on the brand new HIPERFIRE HIPERTOUCH ECLIPSE (ECL) Trigger System/Fire Control Group (FCG), which is billed as being even better than their excellent HIPERTOUCH 24C (24 Competition) Straight/Flat AR Trigger System for 3-Gun competitive shooting. If the …Read More »
DR Exclusive!: Latest Desert Tech DT MDR/MDR-C (Micro Dynamic Rifle) Design and Development Improvements as Gun Approaches Production!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 5, 2015 Last updated on 10/07/15. While we’re on the subject of cool new Desert Tech (DT) guns, we should probably mention that DefenseReview (DR) has been keeping up with the latest developments on the extremely interesting and innovative Desert Tech DT MDR (Micro Dynamic Rifle) and MDR-C (Micro Dynamic Rifle-Compact) …Read More »
Desert Tech DT R7S Lightweight Ambidextrous 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. Bolt Action Precision/Sniper Rifle/Carbine with Ambi-Bolt/Charging Handle, Folding Stock and Ultra-Lightweight (3.2 lbs) Chassis!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 2, 2015 Last updated on 10/02/15. Desert Tech (DT) has a really interesting new lightweight bolt-action 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO)/.308 Win. sniper rifle/carbine with an ambidextrous/hot-swappable bolt/charging handle, a really intelligently-designed folding stock with adjustable length of pull and cheek weld, and an ultra-lightweight chassis that comes in at about 3.2 …Read More »
Jeff Gurwitch: IMI Defense Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR Accessories (G2 Enhanced 5.56mm and 7.62mm NATO Rifle Magazines, Flip-Up Buis, Buttstocks and Angled Foregrips) are Good to Go!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 17, 2015 Last updated on 9/19/15. DefenseReview (DR) recently mentioned some IMI Defense tactical AR rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) accessories in our recent piece on the Adams Arms AA Small-Frame .308 Patrol Battle Rifle (PBR) carbine. Well, DR writer/contributor and chief new product tester Jeff Gurwitch has been testing and evaluating …Read More »
New Laser Weapons Coming to a Drone Near You: General Atomics Predator-C Avenger Getting 150-Kilowatt Laser Weapon, and Rheinmetall Defence Developing 80-Kilowatt Gatling Laser!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) September 24, 2015 Last updated on 9/25/15. In the last two days, a couple of articles have come out on new military-grade laser weapons coming to fruition, specifically manned and unmanned aircraft-mounted laser weapons. The first piece, published by Defense One discusses General Atomics …Read More »