U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force (REF) and SOCOM (USSOCOM) Order 385 ReconRobotics Recon Scout XT Surveillance and Reconnaissance Micro-Robot Kits: $5.8 Million U.S. Military Contract Award!

The following is a ReconRobotics press release (photo(s) credit: ReconRobotics): Last updated on 8/24/11. ReconRobotics Awarded $5.8 Million in U.S. Military Contracts Miniature Recon Scout reconnaissance robots designed to protect dismounted soldiers EDINA, Minn. – (August 23, 2011) ReconRobotics, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a series of contracts by the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force and the …

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Silencerco Firearm Suppressors/Gun Silencers Acquires SWR Manufacturing (Southeastern Weaponry Research)

The following is a Silencerco press release: August 16th – Salt Lake City, UT – Silencerco, the leader in firearm suppressors manufacturing has acquired SWR manufacturing. The acquisition, which was agreed to on August 9th, will serve the industry and consumers by combining the forces of two companies that have a common history of innovative products and superb customer service.  …

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OTTE Gear Recce/Overwatch Anorak: High-End, High-Tech Tactical/Combat Soft Shell Hoodie Sniper Jacket (Pullover Type) with Crye MultiCam Camouflage Pattern and Ghillie Platform for Snipers, Recce Operators/Assaulters and Civilian Tactical Shooters

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos of the Otte Gear Recce Anorak at SHOT Show 2011 contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). All photos …

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Silencerco Osprey and 22Sparrow Rectangular Polygonal Muzzle Cans (Gun Silencers/Sound Suppressors) for Tactical Pistols, Rifles/Carbines/SBRs, and PDWs

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 19, 2011 Gun silencers/sound suppressors, or “muzzle cans”, for …

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McNett Tactical Combat Survival Accessories/Gear for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Civilian Tactical Shooters: Aquamira Frontier Pro Ultralight Water Filter System, Aquamira Water Purifier Tablets, and Outgo Micronet Ultra-Compact Microfiber Towel (Tactical/Military Versions) in the Spotlight

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 15, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) really likes this company. Actually, …

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Massif Mountain Gear Flame-Resistant (FR) Combat Clothing in Crye MultiCam Camouflage Pattern: High-End Military-Grade Tactical Jackets, Combat Shirts, and Tactical Pants for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Civilian Tactical Shooters

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 14, 2011 Last updated on 8/16/11. While we’re on …

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FERFRANS SOAR-P Upper Receiver Setup with Rate Reduction System/Delayed Sear Activation System (RRS/DSAS) Versus Stock Adams Arms (AA) Tactical Piston AR SBR/Sub-Carbine Upper Receivers Mounted on Colt M4A1 Carbine Select-Fire Lower: Full-Auto/Semi-Auto Range Test on Video!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 8, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch recently tested the FERFRANS RRS/DSAS (Rate Reduction System/Delayed Sear Activation System) for its ability to make full-auto fire controllable and to see its effect on semi-auto fire split times during multiple target engagement drills with Adams Arms (AA) and FERFRANS SOAR-P tactical AR SBR (Short …

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Triple Aught Design (TAD Gear) Recon Hoodie Combat Fleece Jacket / Raptor ProLite Hardshell Lightweight Windproof and Waterproof Tactical Jacket Combo (Photos!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 8, 2011 Last updated on 9/02/11. For the last …

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U.S. Ordnance M2HB-QCB (Quick-Change Barrel) “Ma Deuce” .50 BMG Heavy Machine Gun (HMG) Equipped with Raytheon ELCAN SpecterHR Wide-View Dual Red Dot Optical Gunsight Gets Test-Fired at the Range (Video!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 4, 2011 The U.S. Ordnance Mk43 Mod 1/M60E4 MMG/GPMG …

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U.S. Ordnance Mk43 Mod 1/M60E4 Commando 7.62mm NATO Medium Machine Gun (MMG) for Special Operations Forces (U.S. Navy SEALs): Latest-Version Weapon Gets Test-Fired at the Range (Video!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). August 2, 2011 Last updated on 8/04/11. When the U.S. …

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Chinese Military Developing New Aircraft Carrier Tech: Is a Sino-Russian Economic and Military Alliance in the Works?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 1, 2011 As if Chinese military-grade electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and high-powered microwave (HPM) weapons, anti-ship ballistic missiles (i.e., “Kill Weapons“), and torpedo-armed submarines aren’t enough, enter China’s new aircraft carrier development program, consisting of “refitting” an “imported” Soviet-era empty aircraft carrier shell weighing 60,000 metric tons from the Ukraine. The shell …

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Salient Arms (SAI) Customized Glock 17/22 (G17/22), Glock 34/35 (G34/35), and Glock 19/23 (G19/23) Pistols for Tactical 3-Gun and IPSC Competition, Taran Butler Style! (Photos!)

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). July 28, 2011 While DefenseReview (DR) was talking with our good friend Taran Butler on …

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TNW SGP-QCB (System Gas Piston-Quick Change Barrel) Piston-Driven Tactical AR Carbine/SBR System: Mission-Configurable Multi-Caliber Firepower!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 27, 2011 DefenseReview first became aware of the TNW SGP-QCB (System Gas Piston-Quick Change Barrel) 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. gas piston/op-rod tactical AR carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) weapons/upper receiver assemblies in December 2009 in a NorthwestFirearms.com forum thread. We subsequently did some additional research on the system in early June …

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Adams Arms (AA) Evo Ultralite Ultra-Light/Super-Lightweight Gas Piston/Op-Rod AR Carbine Upper Receiver Assemblies (Mid-Length and Carbine-Length) for 3-Gun Competition and Combat: Super-Accurate and Super-Fast!

By Jeff Gurwitch July 25, 2011 When I first saw that Adams Arms (AA) was going to offer a super-lightweight upper with a “pencil thin” barrel, I was very skeptical. I could not help but think back to my time in basic training many years ago, where I was issued a M16A1. Thin profile barrels just seemed flimsy and out …

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