By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 6, 2009 Daniel Defense, Inc. (DD) out of Black Creek, Georgia (GA) is now making complete AR-15 tactical carbines. The first DD tactical AR carbine being introduced is the Daniel Defense M4 (DDM4) Carbine 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. AR-15 tactical carbine. DefenseReview got a chance to view and handle the …Read More »
Tag Archives: bullpup assault rifle
GDATP IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)/Ultimax 100 MK5 LMG/SAW (Photos!)
By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All of the photos contained in this article were taken by Chen Lee a.k.a. "SMGLee" at the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exhibition, and he owns the copyright on these photos. Additional photos may be added to this article, later. October 21, 2008 Speaking of IARs, General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products …Read More »
IWI Negev Commando LMG/SAW and Micro-Tavor MTAR-21 Bullpup Assault Rifle Demo
By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com July 05, 2008 DefenseReview got the chance to test-fire two Israeli combat weapons during the firing demonstration portion of NDIA International Infantry & Joint Services Small Arms Systems Symposium 2008, which was held at the Tac-Pro Shooting Center. The two weapons we fired were the IMI-developed select-fire Negev Commando Version LMG/SAW 5.56mm …Read More »
FERFRANS SOAR Select-Fire Tactical AR-15 SBRs and Carbines, and 1-4x GRSC Combat Rifle Scope (CRS) at the Range
by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 30, 2007 Back in April, DefenseReview published a short article on our approx. 1000-round range session with Ferdie Sy’s select-fire 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. FERFRANS Specialites SOAR CQB Subcarbines/SBRs (Short Barreled Rifles) and 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. SOPMOD M14/M1A EBR (Enhanced Battle Rifle)-type rifle/carbine. In that article, we promised you photos. …Read More »
FN FS2000 Semi-Auto-Only Bullpup Tactical Carbine (5.56mm) for Civilians
by David Crane david at defensereview.com The civilian-legal, semi-auto-only version of the FN F2000 and F2000 Tactical 5.56 bullpup assault rifle/carbines (5.56x45mm NATO), the FN FS2000 Semi-Auto Carbine, appears to be getting full-court press-level coverage in the various tactical firearm magazines, including the January 2007 issue of Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement (GWLE). DefenseReview first reported on the FNH …Read More »
DSR-1 Bullpup Sniper System: Compact, Modular and Ultra-Accurate.
by Bob Taubert October 19, 2005 Let me start out by saying that I’m an unabashed fan of assault rifle/small arms systems that provide relatively long barrel lengths in compact packages. Troops in the Afghan and Iraqi theaters of operation want agile shoulder weapons that they can fight from vehicles with, clear buildings and rooms and at the same time …Read More »
World Exclusive Video! DREAD Weapon System: Devastating, Jam-Proof, and Silent.
by David Crane [email protected] June 10, 2004 The following article contains a link to the DREAD Weapon System Video. This is the first time this video has ever been shown to the public. The DREAD depicted in the video is a functional prototype that operates on a less-than-lethal mode. This prototype was dismantled for security purposes to protect the technology, …Read More »
SAR-21 Bullpup Assault Rifle: World’s Best Combat Bullpup?
by David Crane [email protected] March 16, 2004 The SAR-21, manufactured by ST Kinetics Land Systems (out of Singapore) and marketed by VT Kinetics in the U.S., is a roughly 2 1/2 year old, "state-of-the-art" bullpup 5.56mm assault rifle that is currently going head to head with the Israeli TAR-21(Tavor) bullpup rifle, and all other modern 5.56 assault rifles on the …Read More »
DefRev Video: IMI Tavor TAR-21 Commando Carbine and Tavor-2 Subcarbine
by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 6, 2003 Several months ago, DefRev attended the AUSA 2003 Winter Symposium (Feb. 26-28). During the show, we ran into the fine people at IMI (Israel Military Industries), and got a chance to handle their Tavor assault rifle variants, the Tavor TAR-21 Commando Carbine (shortened version of the Tavor assault rifle, …Read More »
ST Kinetics SAR-21 at TREXPO East
Class III Supply, out of Hermitage, PA, is the exclusive importer of the ST Kinetics SAR-21 rifle from Singapore. The SAR-21 is a brand new state of the art bullpup assault rifle in 5.56mm, that will be going head to head with the Israeli TAR-21(Tavor) bullpup rifle, and all other modern 5.56 assault rifles on the world market. Judging by …Read More »