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 »
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TangoDown Vertical Foregrip for your Rifle, Carbine, or CQB Subcarbine.
by David Crane [email protected] The TangoDown M16/AR-15/M4 Vertical Grip (vertical foregrip), made by TangoDown, LLC/Buffer Technologies has received many highly positive reviews from some very knowledgable and experienced people, since it was first introduced. In fact, DefRev has yet to hear even one negative thing about it. The TangoDown vertical foregrip is designed to fit any MilSpec (i.e. Mil-Std) M1913 …Read More »
XM8 Rifle Program in Trouble? ‘Sources Sought’ Notice Issued.
by David Crane [email protected] US Army ARDEC, AMSTA-AR-PC, and Picatinny Arsenal (NJ) have just issued a Sources Sought Notice for a "Non-Developmental multi- configurable 5.56mm modular weapon system". It’s possible that this notice is specifically designed to save/salvage the HK XM8 development program, in which the US Army TACOM-ARDEC and Picatinny Arsenal already have a significant time and money investment. …Read More »
MagPul XT Rail Panels for Your Rifle, Carbine, Subcarbine or Submachine Gun
by David Crane [email protected] The Wilderness Tactical Products currently carries MagPul XT Rail Panels (rail covers) for the (MilSpec) M1913 Picatinny rail system. According to The Wilderness Tactical Products, MagPul rail panels/rail covers "feature a segmented full-length design that can be more easily cut into modules by the user". DefenseReview thinks these panels look pretty sweet. MagPul XT Rail Panels …Read More »
Press Release: Stock Pivot Adapter(TM) for AR15/M16-Based Rifles
"Eclipse Engineering & Design is releasing new products to benefit Law Enforcement, DoD, and Govt Employees acting in public defense to protect our American way of life and to fight terrorism. We want to keep our Officers and Service members informed and equipped with the best… tactical tools and weaponry available. Our website provides complete information, along with downloadable graphics, …Read More »
VLTOR Weapon Systems offering new Carbine Modstock kits.
Variable1 writes: "Just in time for the sunset of the assault weapons ban, Vltor Weapon Systems ( www.vltor.com ) is offering a new BASIC model of their excellent line of Modstocks. The Vltor Modstock is an updated version of the collapsible stock for the AR15/M16 family of weapons. The main benefits of the stock design is the much improved cheek-weld …Read More »
New KEL-TEC SU-16B Carbine: 5.56x45mm Firepower in a Compact, Folding Package
by David Crane [email protected] KEL-TEC CNC Industries Inc., of Cocoa, Florida, has just introduced a new carbine version of the KEL-TEC SU-16 folding rifle, called the SU-16B, or SU-16 Bravo. The SU-16 rifle is a gas-operated, semi-auto (self-loading) 5.56x45mm rifle. The new lighter and handier SU-16B carbine sports a 16" barrel. With its shorter barrel, the KEL-TEC SU-16B 5.56x45mm carbine …Read More »
‘Super Match Trigger Groups’ for AR-15/M16-based Rifles, Carbines, & Subcarbines
by David Crane [email protected] Chip McCormick Corp. (CMC) is making some very interesting drop-in “Super Match Trigger Groups” for AR-15/M16’s. The Super Match Trigger Group is made up of a “totally self-contained one-piece assembly”, which, on its face, would appear to adhere to the KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) principle. The sales literature on the CMC Super Match Trigger Groups …Read More »
C-More Systems XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) for Military SPECOPS
by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview published a short piece on the C-More Systems XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) underbarrel-mounted mag-fed shotgun, awhile back. The C-More XM-26 LSS is designed to be mounted underneath an M4/M4A1 Carbine. More specifically, the XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) was designed to replace the Masterkey underbarrel-mounted shotgun system. The primary purpose for the Masterkey was …Read More »
Auto Assault 12 (AA12) Combat Shotgun for Mil/LE Special Operations
by David Crane [email protected] Ocober 28, 2004 Military Police System, out of Piney Flats, Tennessee, has come out with a unique select-fire 12-gauge combat/tactical shotgun called the "Auto Assault 12 Automatic Shotgun", or "AA12 Automatic Shotgun". The full-auto-only Auto Assault 12 Automatic Shotgun fires at a relatively slow rate of 300 rpm (rounds-per-minute) and employs the "Constant-Recoil" principle, which is a recoil attenuation/mitigation …Read More »