David Crane

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.

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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POF-USA Rogue 16.5″ AR is the Lightest 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR)-Type Tactical AR Carbine/SBR/Pistol Ever: Meet the ‘Evolution of the Revolution’! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 25, 2020 It wouldn’t be SHOT Show if DefenseReview (DR) didn’t stop by the Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) booth to see our old friend Frank DeSomma and the company’s latest wares, which are always interesting and intriguing. This year (at SHOT Show 2020) was no exception, as Mr. DeSomma showed us …

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SIG SAUER P320 XSeries 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry (CCW), Combat and Competition: Meet the P320 RXP XCompact, RXP XFull-Size, and XCarry TACOPS! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 18, 2020 The SIG P365 XL ROMEOZERO certainly wasn’t the only new SIG SAUER 9mm pistol product DefenseReview (DR) handled at SHOT Show 2020. We also got to take a look at some of the latest and greatest SIG SAUER P320 XSeries pistols for concealed carry (CCW), combat and competition, and …

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SIG SAUER P365 XL ROMEOZERO Striker-Fired 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol with Red Dot Sight Combat Optic: Ultimate Concealed Carry (CCW) Pistol Package? (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 1, 2020 Last updated on 3/02/20. While DefenseReview (DR) was at the SIG SAUER booth at SHOT Show 2020, we spent some time with SIG’s Strategic Product Manager Sean Wilbur, and Sean was kind enough to take us through several of their new pistols, starting with the SIG SAUER P365 XL …

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Condor Elite Stowaway Pouch Turns into a Combat/Tactical Chest Rig! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 27, 2020 Condor Elite and Covered 6 have designed and developed a very interesting little pouch, temporarily named the Stowaway (or Stow Away) Pouch, that can quickly be converted into a combat/tactical chest rig for carrying rifle mags (magazines) and other gear. Condor Elite and Covered 6 honcho Chris Dunn showed …

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Glock G45 MOS (Modular Optic System) Gen5 Compact-Slide/Full-Size-Frame 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol: Up to 34 Rounds on Board! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 21, 2020 Last updated on 2/21/20. The new G44 (Glock 44) .22LR pistol wasn’t the only new Glock product DefenseReview (DR) perused at SHOT Show 2020. Oh, no. We also got to take a quick look at the new Glock 45 MOS, or G45 MOS Gen5 compact-slide/full-size-frame 9mm combat/tactical pistol, at …

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Glock 44 (G44) Compact .22LR Pistol: 10+1 Rounds of .22LR Firepower in a Lightweight Glock 19 (G19)-Sized Package! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 16, 2020 Last updated on 2/17/20. One of the new products DefenseReview (DR) was looking forward to seeing at SHOT Show 2020 is the new Glock 44 (G44) .22LR compact pistol, which is a lightweight G19 (Glock 19)-sized .22LR that’s Glock-reliable. This is a very welcome product, considering that the G19 …

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Condor Elite Specter (or Spectre) PC Ultra-Lightweight, Minimalist ‘Concealable’ Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Vest (Body Armor) Goes from Covert to Overt, and the Vanquish RS gets and Update! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 11, 2020 Condor Elite has designed and developed a really slick little ultra-lightweight, minimalist lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) “concealable” tactical armor plate carrier/vest called the Spectre (or Spectre) PC Plate Carrier, and they’re offering it at a price point that’s pretty unbelievable, at $55.95 USD, as of this writing. Pretty crazy. DefenseReview (DR) …

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