By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 27, 2009 On July 7, 2009, Army Times published an article by Matt Cox (Matthew Cox) titled Army acquires rights to M4. It’s an interesting piece on the Colt M4 Carbine (Colt M4/M4A1 Carbine). However, according to one of DefenseReview’s contacts at Colt Defense, Cox’s article is…how can I put this …Read More »
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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 »
BATTLEGRIP for your AR-15/M16 Rifle, M4/M4A1 Carbine, or CQB Subcarbine
by David Crane [email protected] If you decide to check out the TangoDown vertical foregrip, you might also want to take a quick look at Buffer Technologies’ BATTLEGRIP, which they’ve designed specifically for AR-15/M16 series rifles and M4/M4A1 carbines. The BATTLEGRIP is an ergonomic, highly durable "rubberized" pistol grip/battery storage system that can simultaneously store two Aimpoint CompM2-type batteries AND two …Read More »
Weapon/Ammunition Problems in Afghanistan: The Kalashnikov Solution.
by David Crane [email protected] The following article was written and published in June, 2002. It’s no secret that the performance of both the M4 Carbine and it’s 5.56x45mm caliber have, so far, been somewhat less than outstanding in the war against Al-Queda forces in Afghanistan. In short, the enemy hasn’t been dropping quickly enough when they are hit. Apparently, the …Read More »
Knight’s Armament Develops Prototype 7.62x39mm SR-15 Carbine.
I got to handle the hell out of this one at Knight’s booth at Shot Show, and it is trick to the extreme. I only wish I could have put it through the ringer at the range. It’s a KAC SR-15 M4 that’s been modified for 7.62x39mm. The new gun incorporates a longer than normal receiver and takes AK mags. …Read More »
New Rail Adaptor System for Your Kalashnikov, by Knight’s Armament.
The new AK-47/74 RAS by Knight’s Armament Corporation is coming soon. It should allow AK owners to use some of the same goodies that, up until now, have only been applicable to the AR-15/M-16. Optical combat sights, night vision optics, white lights, lasers, forward vertical pistol grip, etc., can all be mounted on the RAS. The only thing DefRev is …Read More »