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 »
Springfield Armory Hellion 5.56mm Bullpup Rifle: Croatian Sensation Goes American, and Adaptive!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 18, 2022 DefenseReview (DR) hasn’t published a piece on a bullpup rifle/carbine in quite some time, but Springfield Armory just conducted a major marketing/PR blitz on their Hellion 5.56mm Rifle being unveiled at SHOT Show 2022, so we should perhaps at least do a quick heads-up piece on it. The Springfield …Read More »
Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen III 6-36×56 FFP (Front Focal Plane) Riflescope Combat/Tactical Rifle Scope with EBR-7D (MOA) Reticle Unveiled!
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 14, 2022 DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering Vortex Optics combat optics for quite some time now (see the “Related Articles” section below), because, well, they rock…and they frankly just keep getting better, and cooler. Well, the mad optical scientists at Vortex Optics have just unveiled the new Vortex Razor HD Gen III …Read More »
Kalashnikov USA Viskov 7.62X39MM Rifle: Latest AKM/AK-47-Type Tactical Carbine Gets a ‘Tough as Nails’ Hinged Dustcover with Picatinny Rail that will ‘Hold Zero’!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 4, 2022 Well, we hope everyone had a great New Years. Now that we’re back, we figured we’d do a quick piece on the new Kalashnikov USA Viskov 7.62x39mm Rifle (looking like a carbine), which sports a RS Regulate 10″ (10-inch) MLOK rail and an UltiMAK M1B MIL-STD-1913 “Picatinny” top rail …Read More »
Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART): India’s New Anti-Ship/Submarine Rocket Torpedo Naval Warfare Weapon Can Destroy Ships and Submarines at Long Range
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Indian Defence Research Wing (IDRW.org) December 28, 2021 India recently successfully tested it’s new Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) anti-ship/anti-submarine rocket torpedo weapon system for potential future naval warfare applications against the Chinese Navy, as tensions rise in the Indo-Pacific region. So, what we’ve got here is some …Read More »
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Scorpius Mulit-Beam Air Defense/Electronic Warfare (EW) System: Looking VERY Good in a Pretty Violent Middle Eastern Hood
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 20, 2021 Well, it would appear that our friends and allies the Israelis have done it yet again. They’ve just unveiled what would appear to be yet another revolutionary military defense technology to augment their (and Raytheon Missiles & Defense) already revolutionary Iron Dome System (and SkyHunter Missile) anti-missile air defense …Read More »
Unity Tactical FAST MRO Optic Mount for Trijicon MRO and MRO HD Red Dot Reflex Sights Give You a More Natural Heads-Up Shooting Position for Faster Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR Shooting!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): Unity Tactical December 13, 2021 Unity Tactical has a new FAST combat optic mount for the Trijicon MRO Red Dot Reflex Sights and Trijicon MRO HD Red Dot Sights. The purpose of the FAST combat optic mounts is to allow for a more heads-up shooting position that’s more natural and …Read More »
Primary Machine Harbinger V2-Customized CZ-USA Shadow 2 CZ-75-Type 9mm Combat/Tactical/Competition Pistol: Can it Actually Match John Wick’s Taran Tactical Innovations (TTI) JW3 Combat Master High-Capacity 9mm 1911?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 5, 2021 The CZ-75 9mm combat/tactical pistol is an Eastern Bloc (formerly-USSR Eastern European countries) classic made in Czechoslovakia for their military forces and law enforcement agencies, and is reportedly a highly reliable design, albeit one that DefenseReview’s (DR) never owned or carried. The fact that the guns are all-steel, and …Read More »
Russian 3M22 Zircon (also spelled Tsirkon) 6670-MPH Scramjet Hypersonic Glide Vehicle/Missile Goes into Mass Production: Can the US Defend Against It?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit(s): TASS (Russian News Agency) November 29, 2021 As if the latest Chicom hypersonic glide-vehicle/missile threat isn’t enough of a problem for us, the Russians have been busy little beavers as well, and have just started mass producing their 6670-mph 3M22 Zircon (also spelled Tsirkon) scramjet hypersonic thermonuclear missile/glide vehicle, and …Read More »
Russian Sukhoi Su-75 Checkmate Single-Engine 5th-Gen Light Tactical Fighter Aircraft/Russian Medium Fighter: Will it Beat the F-35 Lightning II?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit(s): The Russians, Rostec, Sergei-Karpukhin/TASS and Eurasian Times November 23, 2021 DefenseReview (DR) has been publishing information on the Russian Sukhoi Su-57 Felon “Raptorsky” 5th-Gen stealth fighter jet aircraft for quite awhile. Well, the Russkies have developed a smaller, lighter-weight single-engine 5th-gen stealth fighter called the Su-75 Checkmate (the Russians DO …Read More »
CMMG Banshee 300 MK4 ‘FourSix’ Tactical AR-15-Type Pistol/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle): 40+1 Rounds of 4.6x30mm Firepower and Fun!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 17, 2021 Well, this one’s fun. It’s been over six and a half YEARS since DefenseReview’s (DR) published a piece on CMMG products, but this one caught our attention. Your humble correspondent was probably one of the first civilians to shoot the HK MP7/MP7A1 4.6x30mm PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) on US …Read More »
Happy Veterans Day 2021 from DR
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image Credit: RNCSC.org November 11, 2021 We here at DefenseReview (DR) would just like to wish everyone a Happy Veterans Day 2021, and we’d like to think all of our great veterans for your service. Thank you! We really appreciate your service and sacrifice for our great country, the United States of …Read More »
True Velocity Acquires LoneStar Future Weapons for $84M: Are the GD-OTS RM277-R and RM227 AR 6.8mm TVCM Bullpup Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) Going Commercial Soon?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 10, 2021 Back in May of last year (2020), DefenseReview (DR) published a quick heads-up piece on True Velocity lightweight, polymer-cased rifle ammo, since we found it intriguing. Well, cut to 2021, and it looks like True Velocity’s driving full-bore into the tactical firearms game. To wit, they’ve acquired Texas-based LoneStar …Read More »