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.

Gentex Corporation Developing Anti-Laser Ballistic Eyewear for the Military.

It’s called "MEPS". MEPS stands for "Military Eye Protection System", and the program is designed to develop ballistic eyewear that will also protect infantry against eye-damaging battlefield lasers which are going to become increasingly prevalent on the future battlefield. Several companies are developing laser protection eyewear for the military, but Gentex is the only company that DefRev could locate that …

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Dark Parts Rail Covers for KAC RAS and A.R.M.S. S.I.R. Get a Grip.

by David Crane Dark Parts has just released their first product–a set of "rubberized" non-slip rail covers/panels that will fit on any mil-spec 1913 picatinny rail system designed for the M4/M4A1 Carbine, including the KAC(Knight’s Armament) RAS, FF RAS, and RAS II, and A.R.M.S. S.I.R. systems. Even better, unlike KAC(Knight’s Armament) rail covers, Dark Parts is in the process of …

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Rock SOPMOD M14 Commando Carbine by Troy Industries, Inc.

by David Crane [email protected] This company has just come across DefRev’s radar. Troy Industries, Inc. appears to be a specialized small arms manufacturer with a specific focus on Special Operations applications and the CQB (Close Quarters Battle) role. According to the company, the Rock SOPMOD (Special Operations Peculiar Modification) M14 Commando Carbine has been designed under contract for the Naval …

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Stavatti TIS-1(Tactical Infantry System-1) Gasdynamic Laser Infantry Rifle.

DefRev just found this company on the web. Stavatti is an Aerospace Defense Prime Contractor that "is engaged in the design, qualification, production, distribution, service and total system support of new and original: fighters, sportplanes, tactical and strategic reconnaissance platforms, high performance corporate transports, heavy-lift theater transports, bombers, strike aircraft, launch vehicles and additional advanced aerospace vehicles." Apparently, they make …

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M26 Taser is getting good press.

The M26 Taser is a non-lethal electronic stun device that’s currently only available to law enforcement and the military. Hopefully this will change soon, as civilians could make just as good use of the device. As it stands, civilians can only obtain a less powerful model. This s a curious practice, considering the fact that so many citizens already have …

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Can You See Me Now?

Looks like hiding will become easier in the future. The implications for this technology are mind blowing. I hope to get my own cloak coat soon. Click Here For Story

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