Salient Arms International SAI BLU Compact, Tier One Utility, and Tier One 2.0 Custom Glock-Type Pistols for Concealed Carry (CCW) and Home Defense! (Video!)

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 31, 2020 High-End Custom 5.56mm tactical AR (AR-15) rifle/carbin/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) aren’t the only thing Salient Arms International (SAI) makes. Oh, no. They also make some pretty cool high-end custom Glock-type pistols. Garrett Sondgerath of SAI and Archon Firearms showed some of these to DefenseReview (DR), as well, at SHOT …

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Salient Arms International SAI GRY, GRY Lite and Green 5.56mm NATO Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s for Home Defense Applications! (Video!)

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 28, 2020 DefenseReview (DR) always likes to stop by the Salient Arms International (SAI)/Archon Firearms booth at SHOT Show to see what they’ve come up with, and this year was no different. Their latest 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/.223 Rem. tactical AR’s (AR-15 rifle/carbine/SBR’s) and custom Glock-type pistols looked pretty good, and …

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Chinese Xian H-20 Long-Range, Low-Observable/Stealth Bomber Aircraft: How Big a Threat is it Really?

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Weibo and South China Morning Post (SCMP) July 21, 2020 As if hitting us with Coronovirus COVID-19 weren’t enough, China’s reportedly got a new long-rang, low-observable/stealth bomber in late-stage development called the Xian H-20, which also coincidentally sounds like a Chinese virus. So, it looks like China’s becoming one hell …

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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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Smith Optics Operator’s Choice Elite Ballistic Sunglasses: Tactical Shooting Glasses with ChromaPop Lenses for Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Combat/Tactical Missions!

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 21, 2020 DefenseReview (DR) hasn’t covered Smith Optics ballistic sunglasses in quite some time, but we ran into Geoff Perrin at the Smith Optics booth at SHOT Show 2020, we liked him, and he was kind enough to take us through the some of their latest and greatest products, including the …

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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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