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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.

Chinese ZKZM-500 Laser Rifle: Scary Skin Carbononizer, or Pure People’s Propaganda Power Play and Posturing?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: South China Morning Post (SCMP) July 03, 2018 Well, isn’t this a nice little gift a couple days before the 4th of July. A Chinese company called ZKZM, a “fiber laser company”, has reportedly designed and developed a laser rifle called the ZKZM-500 that can supposedly “instantly carbonize” one’s skin ... Read More »

S&S Precision WetWorX Maritime Assault Gloves (Warm Weather and Cold Weather): Combat/Tactical Gloves for Waterborne Assaults! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 28, 2018 S&S Precision usually has new and interesting products for military SOF (Special Operations Forces) assaulters/operators every time we see see them, and their new WetWorX Maritime Assault Gloves are certainly no exception. Basically, the they’re combat/tactical shooting gloves for the water, and they come in both warm weather AND ... Read More »

Lantac Raven and Onyx Tactical AR-15 Billet Reciever Sets and Accessories for Custom AR Builds! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 24, 2018 As long as we’re on the subject of the latest and greatest Lantac products, we should also mention that Lantac’s Jamie Franks also showed DefenseReview (DR) their latest Raven and Onyx billet upper and lower tactical AR receiver sets, Lantac Dragon SilencerCo ASR Quick Mount Muzzle Brake .308/7.62, and ... Read More »

Lantac Razorback Complete Custom Glock 17 (G17) and Glock 19 (G19) Combat/Tactical Pistol and Complete Slide Packages with Suppressor-Ready Threaded Barrel and Trijicon RMR Red Dot Sight Combat Optic Installed!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 14, 2018 Last updated on 6/14/18. DefenseReview (DR) readers may already be aware that the Nous Defions Arsenal Democracy custom Glock-type pistols are currently our favorite Glock-type pistols, and that our latest favorite is their ND-AD Blackside 19MC (Mayhem Carry) compact 9mm combat/tactical Glock 19 (G19)-type pistol with SWiTCH Trigger and ... Read More »

Magpul Suppressor Cover – 5.5″ for Round 5.56mm NATO Muzzle Cans (Silencers/Sound Suppressors) during Combat Ops: Lowers Outer Suppressor Heat and Thermal Signature! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 10, 2018 DefenseReview’s (DR) found that it’s often the little things that can make your life a lot better and/or easier. Assuming it works as advertised, the Magpul Suppressor Cover – 5.5″ (5.5 inches) is one of those products. When it comes to guns heat’s the enemy in a whole bunch ... Read More »

M855A1 Penetrator Ammo Accuracy: How Good Is It, Really?

By Jeff Gurwitch June 4, 2018 I first came across the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR) during my first deployment to Afghanistan back in 2012. At the time, M855A1 was only being issued in war zones, so none of us had any experience training with it prior to the deployment. While the penetration capability of M855A1 was pretty well documented ... Read More »

Mossberg 590M Heat Shield Mag-Fed Pump-Action Combat/Tactical Shotgun: Up to 20 rounds of 12-Gauge Firepower, and Quick Full-Capacity Reloads! (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 31, 2018 DefenseReview (DR) has always been a big fan of combat/tactical shotguns, particularly for home defense. However, we weren’t really properly trained in their use until Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts taught us the right way to run a combat shotgun competently at Beretta Tactical Summit 2015. The course was ... Read More »

Happy Memorial Day 2018 from DR: Remembering our Fallen

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com 5/28/18 We’d like to wish all of our readers and members a happy and safe Memorial Day as we remember our fallen US Military service members. We’d also like to thank all of our current warfighters who protect us around the world. Thank you. The rest of us are extremely lucky to ... Read More »

CZ P-10 C Suppressor-Ready Striker-Fired 9mm Compact and Dan Wesson 9mm/.45 ACP/10mm Auto 1911: Suppressor-Ready Combat/Tactical Pistols for Encounters of the Worst Kind (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 22, 2018 CZ USA rep Zach Hein showed DefenseReview (DR) two very cool suppressor-ready combat/tactical pistols (with threaded barrels) that we really dug: the CZ P-10 C Suppressor-Ready striker-fired compact 9mm pistol with Urban Grey grip frame, and the Dan Wesson (DW) Wraith 9mm/.45 ACP/10mm Auto 1911 pistol with ghost grey ... Read More »