Happy July 4th/Independence Day 2020 from DR!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 4, 2020 DefenseReview (DR) would just like to wish everyone a Happy (and GREAT) 4th of July/Independence Day. Have some great BBQ with friends and family, and stay safe out on the roads. Stay aware, wear your seat belt, and no drinking and driving. Sincerely, DefenseReview.com (DR)

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Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) Founder and CEO Frank DeSomma Passes Away at Age 57. It’s a Major Loss, and I’ll Really Miss Him.

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 29, 2020 This is a hard one. Just this past Friday, I was informed of the sudden, tragic death of my friend Frank DeSomma, Founder and CEO of Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) by Ernie Bray of NG2 Defense, during a totally unrelated phone conversation. Ernie’s words caught be completely by surprise. …

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Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen III 1-10X24 FFP Combat/Tactical Scope for US Military Special Operations Missions, and Civilian Tactical Shooting and Hunting Applications! (Video!)

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 14, 2020 DefenseReview has been writing about Vortex Optics combat optics, including their combat/tactical scopes, for awhile now, but this latest one’s got us pretty enthused. It’s called the Vortex Razor HD Gen III 1-10X24 FFP, it’s a step up from the Vortex Razor HD Gen II-E (Enhanced) 1-6×24 that we …

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Helikon-Tex Greyman Tactical Jeans: Stretch Denim Jeans Have FOUR AR-15 Rifle Magazine Pockets for Fast Access and Reloads During a Gunfight! (Video!)

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 5, 2020 As long as we’re talking (or in this case, writing) about Helikon-Tex tactical clothing, we should probably also mention their new Greyman Tactical Jeans – Denim Mid, which we first mentioned in our piece after SHOT Show 2019, albeit very briefly. Now, we’re going to focus on them, and …

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Helikon-Tex Trip Shirt: Lightweight, Breathable Nylon Blend Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Plaid Tactical Shirt for Concealed Carry (CCW) and Secure Travel! (Video!)

David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 31, 2020 Helikon-Tex recently introduced a very cool new lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) plaid tactical shirt for concealed carry (CCW) at SHOT Show 2020, and they were kind enough to take DefenseReview (DR) through all the shirts features, which are interesting. It’s called the Helikon-Tex Trip Shirt – Nylon Blend, and sports a plethora …

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Valhalla Tactical Rukh Adjustable Minimal-Offset Mini Red Dot Sight Combat Optic Mount for Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 12, 2020 A small company called Valhalla Tactical has developed a very interesting minimal-offset rifle mount for mini red dot sight combat optics, called the “Rukh“, and they were kind enough to show the prototype for it to DefenseReview (DR) at SHOT Show 2020. What’s interesting about the Rukh is it’s …

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Condor’s Latest and Greatest Tactical Jackets and Tops (Shirts): Upgraded Meridian Fleece Hoody, New Patrol Quarter-Zip Soft Shell, and Trident Battle Top Long Sleeve! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 21, 2020 Last updated on 4/22/20. DefenseReview (DR) covered a lot of new Condor Elite and Condor Outdoor products at SHOT Show 2020 (see “Related Articles” below), but we’ve left their new combat/tactical jackets and tops (shirts) for last, though definitely not least. They’re pretty nice. First up is the new, …

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POF-USA Rebel .22 Ultra-Lightweight .22LR AR-Type-Control Pistol Takes Ruger 10/22 Mags for Convenient Plinking! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 7, 2020 And, last but not least for Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) at SHOT Show 2020 was the new POF-USA Rebel .22 ultra-lightweight .22LR pistol with AR-type controls. Just how lightweight is it? Try 3.25 lbs (pounds). Now, that’s light. The Rebel .22 also conveniently and intelligently utilzes ubiquitous Ruger 10/22 …

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POF-USA P19 Gentlemen’s Pistol: Semi-Custom GEN3/GEN4 Glock 19 (G19)-Type 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol with Full-Custom Features! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 31, 2020 Well, as fun as the new POF-USA Rogue AR is, Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) didn’t stop there. Oh, no. They’ve also developed a GEN3/GEN4 Glock 19 (G19)-type semi-custom 9mm combat/tactical pistol with full-custom features called the P19 Gentlemen’s Pistol (or, Gentleman’s Pistol). They’ve really gone all-out on it, as …

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