by David Crane david at defensereview.com January 21, 2007 This article contains photos (below) of the Transformational Defense Industries (TDI) booth and several KRISS Super V XSMG System prototype weapons at SHOT Show 2007. All photos below were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the …Read More »
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DefRev Quick Hits 2: More ‘Latest and Greatest’ Tactical Tech from the Show
by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. This is the second installment of DefRev Quick Hits featuring the "latest and greatest" in tactical tech from SHOT Show …Read More »
SHOT Show 2007: DefRev Quick Hits 1
by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. O.k., we’re back from SHOT Show 2007 (and an extended business trip). There were lots of cool new tactical goodies …Read More »
SSK 6.5 MPC: Best Assault Rifle Cartridge for 21st Century Warfare?
by David Crane david at defensereview.com Small arms designer/developer J.D. Jones of SSK Industries has developed what may just prove to be a superior solution to the 6.8x43mm SPC (a.k.a. 6.8 SPC) and/or 6.5 Grendel (6.5x39mm) cartidges as a replacement for the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge for U.S. military general infantry and Special Operations (USSOCOM) use. Mr. Jones is calling it …Read More »
Taurus 24/7 SOCOM .45 ACP Combat Pistol for CCWs and Law Enforcement SWAT
by David Crane [email protected] Since the last two articles have been about new tactical rifles/long guns, we might as well mention a new tactical pistol to balance things out. USSOCOM’s "Combat Pistol (CP) System" program (formerly "Joint Combat Pistol (JCP) System" program) is now kaput (at least for the time being), but the pistols designed and developed for it live …Read More »
Update: AAE IR/NV-Stealth and Visibility-Stealth Cloaking Technology
by David Crane david at defensereview.com On November 27, 2006, DefenseReview published a piece about Advanced American Enterprises’ (AAE) claims that their IR-Stealth 4.B thermal/IR/NV adaptive camouflage could have saved Israeli warfighters’ lives during their fight with Hezbollah guerillas in Lebanon several months ago. That article also discussed AAE’s Visibility Stealth 1.B optical camouflage, which the company claims would make …Read More »
Company claims optical camouflage could have protected Israeli warfighters.
by David Crane david at defensereview.com Optical Cloaking Technology for Urban Warfare and Counterinsurgency Operations According to Dr. R. A. Zeineh (a.k.a. "Dr. Z"), his company’s (Advanced American Enterprises) IR-Stealth 4.B combination thermal/IR (infrared)/night vision (NV) stealth system could have protected Israeli infantry warfighters from Hezbollah guerrilla fighters in Lebanon. One of the recent new documents we’ve received from AAE …Read More »
Samsung Developing Armed Sentry Robot for Security Missions (Video!)
by David Crane [email protected] Samsung has partnered with Korea University to develop a stationary machine gun-armed sentry robot for border security missions. The robot utilizes an ambient light camera and thermal/IR (infrared) camera (both with zoom feature), as well as sophisticated pattern-recognition software for target identification, tracking, and engagement. DefenseReview doesn’t yet know what type of machine gun the robot …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 »
Revolutionary Tactical Medicine: CELOX Blood-Clotting Agent Stops Major Wound Bleeding Fast.
by David Crane [email protected] A U.S. company called SAM Medical Products (Newport, Oregon) is currently marketing a rather amazing emergency hemostatic agent (blood clotting agent) called CELOX for treating battle-wounded soldiers. The product itself is comprised of granules, making it, effectively, a granular bandage that you can literally pour right into the open wound–including deep wounds–to stop high-volume arterial bleeding. …Read More »