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. This is the second installment of DefRev Quick Hits featuring the "latest and greatest" in tactical tech from SHOT Show …Read More »
Tag Archives: sniper rifles
Anti-Sniper/Sniper Detection/Gunfire Detection Systems at a Glance
by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 19, 2006 There are currently a number of anti-sniper systems (a.k.a. sniper detection systems, a.k.a. gunfire detection systems) that have been designed and developed for use by military infantry personnel. DefenseReview plans on doing a review and analysis of all of these systems/technologies at some point in the not-too-distant future. In …Read More »
DSR-1 Bullpup Sniper System: Compact, Modular and Ultra-Accurate.
by Bob Taubert October 19, 2005 Let me start out by saying that I’m an unabashed fan of assault rifle/small arms systems that provide relatively long barrel lengths in compact packages. Troops in the Afghan and Iraqi theaters of operation want agile shoulder weapons that they can fight from vehicles with, clear buildings and rooms and at the same time …Read More »
Patriot Arms Inc. Combat/Tactical Shotguns for Close Quarters Battle (CQB)
by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview readers might remember the article we wrote on Patriot Arms, Inc. high-end custom sniper rifles back in May, 2004, titled "High-End Silenced Sniper/Long-Range-Interdiction Rifles from Patriot Arms Inc.". That article was basically a recap of Al Paulson’s excellent article on Patriot Arms that he wrote for "Special Weapons for Military & Police". Patriot Arms Inc. …Read More »
Custom MSTN Rifles, Carbines and Subcarbines for Mil SPECOPS, SWAT, and PMC’s
by David Crane [email protected] Mid-South Tactical Network (MSTN) has been churning and burning over there, turning out some really sweet AR-15/M16-based custom tactical rifles and carbines (short to medium-range interdiction/sniper rifles and carbines, to be more specific) in 6.8x43mm SPC (6.8mm SPC/6.8 Rem SPC), as well as 5.56x45mm subcarbines utilizing 10.5" LMT (Lewis Machine & Tool) uppers. All the guns …Read More »
Advanced Sound Suppressors/Silencers for Special Ops, from Sound Technology
by David Crane [email protected] Sound Technology (a.k.a. Sound Tech Silencers), headed-up by Mark White, makes some of the best muzzle cans (sound suppressors/silencers) in the business. Lately, they’ve been working on some very interesting things, over there. Anyway, Mark just sent DefenseReview a very interesting and informative letter (along with pics) about what he/Sound Technology has been up to lately …Read More »
Arms Tech LTD Overwatch Rifle (OW-A4) for Military SpecOps and LE SWAT
by David Crane [email protected] The following information on the Overwatch Rifle (OW-A4) is from the Arms Tech LTD (AT LTD) Overwatch rifle (OW-A4) spec sheet brochure. To our knowledge, this is the first information to be released on this new rifle: "RATIONALE. Following the earlier success of the lead Arms Tech LTD TTR-700 program in 7.62mm NATO (.308 Winchester), it …Read More »
High-End Silenced Sniper/Long-Range-Interdiction Rifles from Patriot Arms Inc.
by David Crane [email protected] There’s a new sniper/long-range-interdiction rifle builder in town, and his name is Jered Joplin. Jered took over Patriot Arms Inc. in 2000, and is, according to gunwriter Al Paulson, currently one of the youngest builders of high-end custom sniper rifles in the United States. He’s particularly unique in that he guarantee’s, in writing, 1/2 MOA five-shot …Read More »
20mm Anti-Material(Anti-Materiel) Rifles. Wave of the Future.
by David Crane There is growing interest by the military in the 20mm cannon round for anti-material use, since it’s capability in this area significantly exceeds that of the .50 BMG. Special Operations units are particularly interested in the development of sniper/anti-material rifles chambered for a cannon round, since they offer significantly increased performance to even the Nammo/Raufoss Mk211 Multipurpose …Read More »
Sako TRG-22 and TRG-42 Sniper Rifles. Sniping’s Best Kept Secrets?
Just a quick heads up about a couple of rifles that are currently being touted by some members of the long range interdiction cognoscenti as two of the best kept secrets in the world of advanced long distance problem solving. The TRG-22 is chambered for .308, while the TRG-42 is a .300 Win Mag/.338 Lapua platform. Click here to visit …Read More »