Tag Archives: special operations

502 Thunder Sabre Carbine by Cloud Mountain Armory

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev recently came across an excellent article on the 502 Thunder Sabre carbine in the July 2004 issue of "Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement". The article was written by Gary Paul Johnston. The 502 Thunder Sabre carbine, developed and manufactured by Cloud Mountain Armory, is the newest entry into the rather exciting .50 Cal AR-15/M16-based …

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Tyler Special Operations Platform (TSOP) for Spec-Ops Helos.

by David Crane [email protected] The Tyler Special Operations Platform (T.S.O.P.), a.k.a. "Cargo Rack", was recently introduced at TREXPO West. Manufactured by Tyler Technologies (a division of Tyler Camera Systems), the TSOP is a potentially revolutionary piece of tactical equipment for LE SWAT operations, since it will give SWAT operators an aerial-based target-engagement capability (particularly against hostile subjects in high-rise structures) …

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Corner Shot Action Video! Israeli Commando CQB/Urban Warfare Tactics.

by David Crane [email protected] First, DefRev published this story, titled Corner Shot. ‘Cause You Never Know What’s Waiting for You Around the Corner.". We like to think that’s a pretty good story. Then, we followed that up with an addendum that contained fairly high-res pics of the Corner Shot brochure (complete). Now, there’s exciting professional video footage of the CornerShot …

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MK47 Striker ALGL (Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher): 40mm of the Future?

by David Crane [email protected] The MK 47 MOD 0 ‘Striker’ 40mm Grenade Machine Gun (GMG)/Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher (ALGL), manufactured by GDATP (General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products), is set to replace the aging MK19 grenade launchers in the U.S. Army’s and USMC’s arenals. The GDATP MK47 MOD 0 Striker 40mm GMG/ALGL is currently under development by NSWC (Naval Surface …

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Garmin Rino 130 GPS-Integrated FRS/GMRS Radio

by David Crane [email protected] Saw this one on a show about forest firefighters, and thought it might make a workable and inexpensive back-up/alternative for U.S. military Special Operations forces if their primary GPS (Global Positioning System) and/or radio went down. Of course, the unit would have to be customized/modified for these units to provide secure channels with scrambling for that …

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Arms Tech Minimore-1 (MM-1) Miniature Field Loadable Claymore Mine

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev really likes this little item. It’s called the Minimore-1 (MM-1) Miniature Field Loadable Claymore Mine, and it’s brought to you by the good folks at Arms Tech Ltd., the same people who brought you the Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) .50 BMG anti-materiel/sniper rifle. Looks like they’ve been busy little bees over there. Basically, …

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Robinson Armament RAV02 MC Select-Fire Assault Carbine/Subcarbine Videos.

by David Crane [email protected] You may remember our previous story on the Robinson Armament RAV02 MC assault carbine/subcarbine (the "RAV" acronym is pronounced "Rave") that we published awhile back. Well, now you can download and view MPEG and AVI format video of the RAV02 MC assault carbine/subcarbine being fired/demonstrated (You can do this by clicking on "Read More" hypertext below …

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Sciax Wolf Pack Tactical Remote Viewing System (TRVS-1) for Remote Viewing the Badguys During LE SWAT Operations

By Mario Martinez Jr., HRT Training Corp Inc. As a 24-year veteran of tactical law enforcement and training consultant for federal and state law enforcement agencies. I have had the chance to test and evaluate hundreds of products for vendors worldwide. My training company has trained members from US Marshal Service, FBI SWAT, US Customs SRT, Ft. Benning SRT, Ft. …

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