by David Crane [email protected] This article contains a high-resolution photo (JPEG format) of three custom Shiva Ki Merc anti-personnel knives. Click on photo to view it full-size. Shiva Ki may just be the single best-kept secret in the custom knife world today. He makes what are arguably some of the sharpest tactical/fighting fixed blades in the world, and you can quote …Read More »
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Rabintex Knightex Body Armor/Ballistic Armor: Goodbye Zylon, Hello Knightex?
by David Crane [email protected] Awhile back, DefRev published a story on the Rabintex Attack Helmet, which is currently the lightest IIIa rated combat/tactical helmet in the world. The Attack Helmet is just one example of Israeli technological innovation of late with regard to products with military Spec-Ops and LE SWAT applications. Well, Rabintex is back, this time with a body …Read More »
DuraCoat Firearms Finish for Tactical Weapons. By Lauer Custom Weaponry.
by David Crane [email protected] Lauer Custom Weaponry has come out with an interesting hard-use black firearms finish for tactical weapons. It’s called DuraCoat. DefRev hasn’t tried this finish out yet. To date, the only high-tech black finish the DefRev team has experience with so far is Birdsong’s Black-T, and we’ve all been very satisfied with it. I’ve had Black-T applied …Read More »
AR15-870 CQB Stock Adapter and Receiver-Length Rail by Argonaut Armament.
by David Crane [email protected] Now, who said nothing good ever comes out of Canada? O.k., well, maybe it was me. Just kidding. Anyway, as it happens, a Canadian by the name of Jason de Jong, owner of Argonaut Armament, recently contacted us about this thing. And, while we haven’t gotten a chance to test it yet, I have to say …Read More »
Tactical Electronics Wireless Camera/Scope Systems: Sneak n’ Peak at the Badguys
by David Crane [email protected] Tactical Electronics was at SWAT Round-Up 2003, and they are one very interesting company. Tactical Electronics only does one thing, and that’s design and manufacture wireless handheld/hand controlled tactical monitoring systems specifically geared for LE SWAT and military Special Operations use (and, most likely, bomb detection as well). And, from all reports, they do it rather …Read More »
Addendum: Corner Shot Brochure Pics (Complete).
by David Crane [email protected] This is an addendum to our previous story on the Corner Shot. If you click on "Read More" below, you can visit DefRev’s links to the CornerShot brochure. When you view the pics, you’ll see that… the Corner Shot appears to offer the option of a side folding CAR-15/M4 Carbine-style collapsible/telescoping buttstock (padded). Here are the …Read More »
Corner Shot. ‘Cause You Never Know What’s Waiting for You Around the Corner.
by David Crane [email protected] Man, this is a cool product. I recently got the opportunity to handle it and see it demonstrated at SWAT Round-Up 2003 in Orlando, Florida, and came away from that session extremely impressed. The Corner Shot was designed and developed by Corner Shot’s CEO, Amos Golan, to allow military Spec-Ops/Counterterrism and LE SWAT personnel to be …Read More »
NewMatics PM16 and Laser Sim Urban Warfare/CQB Training System. Exclusive Video!
by David Crane [email protected] I’ll just come right out and say it: if the the NewMatics PM16 Government Model PCP (Pre-Charged Pneumatic) Rifle/Carbine performs as advertised–and based on DefRev’s conversations so far with its designer/developer, Mark Schavone, we have every reason to believe that it does–it is a major advance in combat simulation tools, and can drastically improve the marksmanship …Read More »
6.8x43mm SPC Cartridge for Urban Warfare CQB and Short-to-Medium-Range Sniping
by David Crane [email protected] Anybody who’s been keeping abreast of small arms and ammo develpments in the USSOCOM arena should already be aware fo the 6.8x43mm SPC a.k.a. "6.8mm Remington SPC (Special Purpose Cartridge)" cartridge concept. The 6.8x43mm Special Purpose Cartridge (SPC) was conceived and designed with the help of members of the U.S. Army 5th Special Forces Group as …Read More »
SOPMOD M-14 Commando Carbine by Troy Industries. Big Rifle in a Small Package.
by David Crane [email protected] Troy Industries, Inc. was a vendor at SWAT Round-Up 2003, and they showed up with this little bad boy–which is a whole lotta’ rifle in a compact, carbine-sized envelope. The SOPMOD M-14 Commando Carbine is a Spec-Ops-applicable 7.62x51mm semi-auto carbine. Features on the SOPMOD M14 include an A.R.M.S.-like 1913 picatinny rail system, ergonomic pistol grip, and …Read More »