Tag Archives: operator

LWRC M6A2 Gas Piston Weapons at NDIA Small Arms Symposium 2007

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). July 9, 2007 While DefenseReview was at NDIA Small Arms Symposium 2007, we got …

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LMO Demonstrates Unique Twin-M240 Machine Gun System/Mount at Blackwater

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). Long Mountain Outfitters, LLC (LMO) demonstrated a unique and very cool dual-M240 machine gun …

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Negotiator Tactical Robot Gets Revolutionary 6-Axis Robotic Arm

The following is a Robotic FX, Inc. press release that has been slightly edited for content by DefenseReview: Worth, IL – (June 6, 2007) Robotic FX, Inc. has announced the release of the latest Negotiator Tactical Surveillance Robot (NTSR) accessory, a 6-Axis robotic arm (transforming the NTSR into the Negotiator Tactical Manipulator Robot a.k.a. NTMR). “This [6-Axis] arm will revolutionize …

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Company Develops Man-Portable Level IV Anti-Rifle Armor for Infantry Warfighters

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com Ever since the recent active-shooter incident at Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA), DefenseReview has been thinking about any/all technologies that could help law enforcement personnel–both SWAT and 1st Responders– deal with this type of threat. You may remember video footage of law enforcent 1st Responders (patrol officers, as usual) positioned outside the building–hiding behind trees …

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Article on Israeli Anti-Active Shooter/Counterterrorism Tactics, Techniques and Procedures

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com I just wanted to give our readers a quick heads-up on my article in the latest issue of Tactical Response magazine on an Israeli anti-terrorism/counterterrorism (and anti-active shooter) SWAT school I attended with several LE SWAT teams and U.S. Army personnel. IMS Security instructed us in Israeli TTP (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) for dealing …

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FERFRANS SOAR AR-Type CQB Subcarbines/SBRs: Photos and Video on the Way

By David Crane defrev at gmail.com DefenseReview recently got a chance to put approx. 1200-1300 rounds through two 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. select-fire FERFRANS SOAR (Special Operations Assault Rifle) subcarbines/SBRs (Short-Barreled Rifles) with 10.5” and 11.5” barrels, respectively. We ran both guns on semi-auto and full-auto. Designed specifically for Direct Action and Security Operations (particularly deployment/employment from vehicles), the …

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KAC Introduces Truly Ambidextrous SR-15/SR-16 Carbines/SBRs: SOPMOD M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR-Config 5.56mm NATO Weapons

By David Crane [email protected] All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) had a number of interesting items at their booth at SHOT Show …

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ShieldShot Tactical Mirror Sight/BUIS for Around-the Corner Shots

by David Crane david at defensereview.com This is just a quick heads-up on the ShieldShot Tactical Mirror Sight/BUIS for around-the-corner engagements. It’s made by ShieldShot, Ltd. out of Austin, Texas. The sight is designed so even the operator’s hands stay behind cover while he aims and shoots. The ShieldShot Tactical Mirror/BUIS also allows you to shoot under vehicles, over walls, …

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Deploying Long Guns: The HAZ-MAT Techniques

By Bill Campbell Whenever teaching traditional long gun stances, most firearms instructors stress four points of contact in the grip while presenting a long gun such as a rifle, shotgun or sub-gun. The traditional four points are: Primary hand at the grip, Support hand on the fore-end, Butt-stock in the toe of the primary shoulder and a consistent cheek-weld on …

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SmartCheck Personnel Screening System Goes Beta at Phoenix Airport

by David Crane david at defensereview.com The SmartCheck Personnel Screening System, manufactured by American Science and Engineering, Inc. (AS&E) has been getting a lot of press, lately. SmartCheck is a high-tech airport security system / anti-terrorism system that utilizes a patented technology called Z Backscatter, which is based on the X-Ray Compton Scattering effect. The Z-Backscatter tech is interesting in …

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