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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.

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 »

Devcore Guardian Pack Quick-Deploy Hard Armor Plate Carrier Pack: Anti-Rifle Ballistic Body Armor Backpack Goes into Production! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 10, 2019 Last updated on 2/12/19. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the very interesting Devcore Guardian Pack quick-deploy hard armor plate carrier pack (backpack) prototype, after it was demonstrated for us in the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas during SHOT Show 2018. At that time, the developmental prototype was called the ... Read More »

Full Conceal FC M3D (G19) and FC M3S (G43): Fantastic Folding Glock 19 and Glock 43 Pistol Packages for Deep-Concealment Concealed Carry (CCW) and Covert Operations! (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 4, 2019 Last updated on 2/04/19. DefenseReview (DR) saw some nice things at SHOT Show 2019, but some things interested, intrigued and delighted us more than others. The Full Conceal FC M3D(G19) and FC M3S(G43) hit all those pleasure centers for us, since we’re Glock guys, and we dig interesting mechanical ... Read More »