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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.

XTech Tactical Smart Laser Combat/Tactical Pistol Green Laser Aimer/200-Lumen White Light Illuminator Module with Accelerometer: Most Advanced Pistol Laser Sight Out There? (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 16, 2019 A company called XTech Tactical recently introduced a very interesting intelligent combat/tactical pistol laser aimer (laser sight)/white light illuminator module called the “Smart Laser” at SHOT Show 2019 that DefenseReview (DR) found intriguing. The XTech Tactical Smart Laser utilizes infrared (IR) sensor technology found in cellphones to activate the ... Read More »

Daniel Defense DD Delta 5 Modular .308 Winchester/6.5 Creedmoor Tactical Bolt-action Rifle/Carbine’s Got Some Interchangeable, Suppressed Barrel Mojo! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 10, 2019 Last updated on 4/10/19. Well, this is a first, at least for Daniel Defense (DD). DD’s branching out for the first time from the AR (AR-15) rifle world with a bold new foray into tactical bolt-action rifles with the new Daniel Defense DD Delta 5 modular .308 Win./6.5 Creedmoor ... Read More »

Lantac LA-SF15 14.5″ Forged Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine with Intermediate Direct Gas Impingement System Barrel and SPADA-ML Lightweight, Slimline Tactical Handguard/Rail System! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 4, 2019 DefenseReview (DR) covered the Lantac Raven and Onyx tactical AR-15 billet reciever sets (and accessories) and Razorback custom Glock 17 (G17) and Glock 19 (G19) combat/tactical pistols last year, and we came away impressed with the look and feel of them. Well, this year, Lantac introduced their latest and ... Read More »

Spyderco Tropen Compression-Lock Flipper Combat/Tactical Folder (Folding Knife) with CPM S30V Blade and Emerson Wave for Ultra-Fast Blade Deployment! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 20, 2019 Spyderco Knives has just introduced a very cool semi-custom combat/tactical folder (folding knife) designed by Argentinean custom knifemaker Javier Vogt called the Spyderco Tropen (C237G), and it’s definitely worthy of discussion here on DefenseReview (DR). DR got a chance to view and handle the Tropen recently at SHOT Show ... Read More »

Condor Pursuit Pack: Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Armored Shield Backpack with Patented Features that Takes a Level Three Hard Armor Plate!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 13, 2019 Last updated on 3/14/19. On the subject of Condor plate carriers, and plate carrier packs in general (see here and here), Condor Outdoor Products (COP) also introduced a very interesting new lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) plate carrier pack at SHOT Show 2019 called the Condor Pursuit Pack, which not only takes ... Read More »

Midwest Industries MI Combat Rail Tactical Handguards Get Even Better, and Easier to Install! (Video!)

By David Crane February 28, 2019 The new Midwest Industries MI Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Sets weren’t the only new products DefenseReview (DR) saw at the company’s booth at SHOT Show 2019, of course. Oh, no. MI also showed us some new MI Combat Rail systems with M-LOK, Keymod, and “Combat T-Series” full MIL-STD-1913 “Picatinny” rail configurations, and those looked ... Read More »

Midwest Industries Combat Rifle Sight (MI CRS) Sets for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s: 45-Degree-Offset Flip-Up Back Up Iron Sights (BUIS), Too! (Video!)

By David Crane February 24, 2019 Midwest Industries (MI) just introduced some really slick flip-up and fixed back-up iron sights (BUIS) for tactical AR-15 carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) called Midwest Industries MI Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Sets at SHOT Show 2019. The flip-up MI Combat Rifle Sights come in standard and 45-degree-offset variants. The latter is called the MI-CRS-OSS (Combat ... Read More »

Ballistipax Survivor-1 Tactical Body Armor Backpack: Quick-Deploy Plate Carrier Pack with Hard Armor Plates! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 19, 2019 As it turns out, the Devcore Guardian Pack wasn’t the only quick-deploy plate carrier pack (backpack) DefenseReview saw at SHOT Show 2019. We also got a quick look at the Ballistipax Survivor-1 Tactical Body Armor Backpack, which also looks like a nice design, although with a different visual aesthetic ... Read More »