by David Crane [email protected] This one appears to be a rather sweet piece of tactical problem-solving equipment. The Arms Tech Ltd. Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) is a .50 BMG anti-materiel/long-range interdiction (sniper) tool you can take apart, pack up, and carry with you. At 26 lbs empty (unloaded), it’s roughly 6 lbs lighter than the standard McMillan .50 …Read More »
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Precision Reflex Inc. (PRI) 6.8x43mm REM SPC Upper Receivers
by David Crane [email protected] Precision Reflex Inc. (PRI) has a new 6.8x43mm REM SPC (Special Purpose Cartridge) upper receiver designed/developed to replace any AR-15/M16-based weapon’s 5.56x45mm upper receiver. Noted gunwriter Gary Paul Johnston has stated that the new PRI 6.8mm REM SPC uppers "have… proven 1-MOA accurate or better". These uppers are available with either 18.5" or 16.5" free-float Rock …Read More »
Robinson Armament RAV02 MC Select-Fire Assault Carbine/Subcarbine Videos.
by David Crane [email protected] You may remember our previous story on the Robinson Armament RAV02 MC assault carbine/subcarbine (the "RAV" acronym is pronounced "Rave") that we published awhile back. Well, now you can download and view MPEG and AVI format video of the RAV02 MC assault carbine/subcarbine being fired/demonstrated (You can do this by clicking on "Read More" hypertext below …Read More »
SHOT Show 2004: Shrike 5.56 Light Machine Gun/Squad Automatic Weapon.
by David Crane [email protected] Some of you may remember the last story we did on the Shrike 5.56 LMG/SAW awhile back, titled "Shrike 5.56 by ARES Defense Systems Finally Makes it to Production.". Well, Full-Auto.com has just published some great pics and info on the Shrike 5.56 LMG/SAW’s appearance at SHOT Show 2004 on their main web page. Geoffrey Herring, …Read More »
‘Warp-10’ LED Photon Energy Device Accelerates Wound Healing for Soldiers.
by David Crane [email protected] This one is right out of Star Trek. Imagine if little flashes of light could heal what ails you. Well, guess what? They apparently can! It’s called the "Warp-10", and this futuristic LED (Light-Emitting Diode) device is already in use with the U.S. military. U.S. Navy nuclear submarine personnel, U.S. Navy SEAL’s, and U.S. Army Special …Read More »
Springfield Armory XD (X-Treme Duty) Pistols
by David Crane [email protected] Speaking of compact and subcompact pistols (see story below), DefRev also has yet to run the XD (X-treme Duty) pistols by Springfield Armory. The two models we’re most interested in evaluating are the 4 inch service model XD pistol and the 3 inch Sub-Compact XD pistol. The 3" subcompact XD pistol might actually be the most …Read More »
CRKT Hissatsu Combat/Tactical Tanto Knife: A Japanese-Style Solution for Modern Spec-Ops/Tactical CQB Problems.
by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com February 7, 2004 Last updated on 10/23/12. Some of you may remember the original “Hissatsu” that was manufactured for and marketed by Ancient Edge/Bugei Trading Co. in very limited numbers several years ago. Well, it’s back. Once again, it’s brought to us (in slightly modified form) by Ancient Edge/Bugei Trading Co., only …Read More »
Sciax Wolf Pack Remote Viewing System: See the Badguys, First.
by David Crane [email protected] The following article contains links to documents that use the PDF file format. In order to have a complete experience reading this story, it is necessary for the reader to have Adobe Acrobat Reader on their system, which can be downloaded here. DefRev recently published a story on the PCSS1 Wireless Pole Camera and other products …Read More »
Addendum: ”World’s First .50 Cal. 1911 Pistol” by Guncrafter Industries, LLC
by David Crane [email protected] DefRev just received a very informative update about the "Model No.1" .50 Cal. (50 GI) 1911 pistol from Alex Zimmermann, owner/CEO of Guncrafter Industries, LLC, via email. You can read it by clicking on "Read More" (hypertext) below… "David, The below listed information has a little more information than the web site. Feel free to extract …Read More »
”World’s First .50 Cal. 1911 Pistol” by Guncrafter Industries, LLC
by David Crane [email protected] The following story has been modified/edited from its original state based on feedback from DefRev member "dewatters" and further scrutiny of the Guncrafter Industries website: Well, it looks like there’s a new 1911 in town, and it ain’t your daddy’s. It’s called the "Model No.1", and it’s made by Guncrafter Industries, LLC out of Huntsville, Arkansas. …Read More »