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David Crane started publishing online in 2001. Since that time, governments, military organizations, Special Operators (i.e. professional trigger pullers), agencies, and civilian tactical shooters the world over have come to depend on Defense Review as the authoritative source of news and information on "the latest and greatest" in the field of military defense and tactical technology and hardware, including tactical firearms, ammunition, equipment, gear, and training.

Happy Thanksgiving 2016!

November 26, 2015 We here at DefenseReview (DR) are thankful for a lot of things this year, especially our friends and family. We’re also thankful to our writers/contributors, our readers, and our service men and women. Thank you, all. Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. Sincerely, DR Read More »

Limitless Gear Gun Belt Adapter System for OPFOR MC-R Rigid Polymer Fast-Attach/Quick-Detach and Retention 5.56mm AR Rifle Mag (Magazine) Carrier/Pouch

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 24, 2015 Limitless Gear (LG) just introduced a Gun Belt Adapter system for the OPFOR MC-R 5.56mm fast-attach/quick-detach (FA/QD) rigid polymer mag (magazine) carrier/pouch for 4179 STANAG standard-capacity 30-round 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/.223 Rem. AR (AR-15) rifle mags. Standard 1.75″ (and 1.5″) gun belts/duty belts/shooting belts are now de rigueur with ... Read More »

AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine’s 5.56x45mm NATO Ammo (Ammunition) Versus Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM Rifle/Carbine’s 7.62x39mm Russian Ammo: America Wins Again


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: TacMed Australia November 20, 2015 Last updated on 11/22/15. DefenseReview (DR) received an email heads-up yesterday from one of our professional/industry contacts about an interesting article published on November 18, 2015 by TacMed Australia provocatively titled Why I’d Rather be Shot with an AK47 than an M4. The article includes ... Read More »

Post Paris Attack(s): Elite British/UK Scotland Yard London Metro (Metropolitan) Police Counterterrorism/Law Enforcement SWAT Unit ‘Met Specialist’ ‘Robocop’ Assaulters/Operators Running SIG SAUER MCX Tactical Piston AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s, Glock Pistols and Grey Man BDU’s Deployed to Wembley Stadium


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: November 17, 2015 Last updated on 11/18/15. This article has been updated and corrected (on 11/18/15), with special thanks to Alma Cole for alerting us to the error in Daily Mail’s reporting. Daily Mail just published an interesting piece on elite Scotland Yard London Metropolitan Police Counterterrorism/LE SWAT unit ... Read More »

Our Hope for an Armed French Citizenry in the Wake of the Paris Attack(s): The Second Amendment and Natural Right to Armed Self-Defense Applies and Belongs à Vous Aussi


by David Crane david (at) November 15, 2015 Last updated on 11/16/15. DefenseReview (DR) watched with great sadness and anger our disarmed/unarmed French brothers and sisters get slaughtered like sheep or cattle by ISIS/ISIL fighters/terrorists on Friday, and that sadness and anger has only grown over the last two days with all the follow-up news coverage. We hated seeing ... Read More »

Chinese Develop New ‘Ultra-Thin’, Lightweight ‘Tunable’ UHF Microwave Radar-Absorbing Stealth Material Cloaking Technology for Manned and Unmanned Combat Aircraft and Warships

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Business Insider November 12, 2015 Last updated on 11/12/15. As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about with the Chinese, lately. Defense One just published a piece on a new Chinese “stealth material breakthrough” that has the potential to create some ... Read More »

Thank You, Veterans! Thank you, so much.

November 11, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) is very grateful to all our veterans for your service, for protecting us from those who would harm us, and for protecting our freedom from any/all threats against it. We also greatly appreciate the immense physical sacrifices that many of you have made in that cause for us. Thank you. Thank you, so much. And, ... Read More »

Spinel Transparent Aluminum Armor (Body/Facial Armor and Vehicle Armor) and Optics for Future Soldiers/Warfighters!


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 8, 2015 Well, it looks like yet one more Star Trek technology has made it to reality in the form of transparent aluminum, that can potentially be used to create transparent armor that will protect the future soldier/warfighter. Every Star Trek fan, your humble correspondent included, remembers the scene in Star ... Read More »

TrackingPoint M600 SR Squad-Level Precision-Guided 5.56 Service Rifle and M800 DMR Squad-Level Precision-Guided 7.62 (Squad Designated Marksman) Rifle Packages Offered at ‘Zero-Cost’ to ‘Any Organization that can take the Guns into the Fight agains ISIS/[ISIL]’


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: New Defions/Arsenal Democracy (AD) November 6, 2015 Last updated on ll/08/15. DefenseReview (DR) has been covering TrackingPoint’s RapidLok Target Elimination and Fire Control System and precision rifles since SHOT Show 2013. In fact, TrackingPoint’s Electronic targeting scope and precision-guided rifle packages were the very first products we covered from that ... Read More »

DR Interview with David Pavlick of Nous Defions about Arsenal Democracy’s Future, and Tactical AR Carbine/SBR and Blackside Glock Combat/Tactical Pistol Accessories, Components and Parts: 10 Questions


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Nous Defions/Arsenal Democracy (AD) November 3, 2015 Last updated on 11/10/15. Shortly after SHOT Show 2015, DefenseReview (DR) published articles on the Arsenal Democracy (AD) Blackside Glock pistol packages and select-fire/full-auto 5.56mm/300 Blackout (300BLK) tactical AR (AR-15) PDW SBR (Personal Defense Weapon Short Barreled Rifle), both of which were pretty ... Read More »