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DryWired Defense NanoArmor Advanced Rifle Plates with Carbon Nanotube Technology: Anti-Rifle Ballistic Hard Armor (Nanocomposite Armor) with ‘Almost No Backface Deformation Signature’! (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: DryWired October 17, 2016 Last updated on 10/19/16. Speaking of carbyne and multilayer graphene nano-armor (nanotech armor) for TALOS’ (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit) and other future soldier systems’ body armor component, DefenseReview (DR) just remembered that we discussed DryWired Defense NanoArmor Advanced Rifle Plates (hard armor plates) with Alex ... Read More »

Will TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit)-Outfitted Future Soldiers Get Lightweight Abalone Shell-Based Flexible Scalar Biomimetic Metal Foam, Carbyne (Linear Acetylenic Carbon) and/or Multilayer Graphene Ballistic Armor Composites?


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: and UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering October 11, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) has been writing about TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit)-related technologies lately, but we haven’t yet addressed the combat body armor component, yet. It would seem possible that abalone shell-based lightweight metal foam, flexible scalar biomimetic ... Read More »

Direct Action Advanced Tactical Gear Systems Spitfire Modular Tactical Armor Plate Carrier Outfitted with Direct Action Hurricane Chest Rig/Rifle Mag (Magazine) Carrier/Pouch Panel in Hyde Definition PenCott-GreenZone Foliage Green Combat Camo (Camouflage) Pattern! (Photos!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 30, 2016 Speaking of new Direct Action and Hyde Definition products at SOFIC 2016 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2016), DefenseReview (DR) also really dug the Direct Action Spitfire Modular Tactical Armor Plate Carrier and Hurricane Chest Rig/rifle mag (magazine) carrier/pouch panel in Hyde Definition PenCott-GreenZone foliage green combat camo (camouflage) ... Read More »

Condor Elite Sector Sling Bag Covert Urban Combat/Tactical Pack Tactical Armor Plate Carrier! (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 7, 2016 And, while we’re on the subject of brand new Condor Elite packs at SHOT Show 2016, we should also mention that Chris Dunn of Condor Outdoor Products also showed DefenseReview (DR) the new Condor Elite Sector Sling Bag, which would appear to be an even lower-profile/lower-visibility design for urban combat/tactical ... Read More »

Spinel Transparent Aluminum Armor (Body/Facial Armor and Vehicle Armor) and Optics for Future Soldiers/Warfighters!


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 8, 2015 Well, it looks like yet one more Star Trek technology has made it to reality in the form of transparent aluminum, that can potentially be used to create transparent armor that will protect the future soldier/warfighter. Every Star Trek fan, your humble correspondent included, remembers the scene in Star ... Read More »

Boeing Anti-Blast Arc Generator/Electromagnetic Force Field Tech Bends Shockwave around Vehicle or Soldier!


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: Boeing and “bird-man”, Newgrounds September 20, 2015 Last updated on 9/21/15. As long as we’re on the subject of Predator-type adaptive camo (camouflage)/visual cloaking tech, we might as well discuss a little Star Trek tech, as well. A Boeing engineer and senior research fellow named Brian J. Tillotson was awarded ... Read More »

Grey Ghost Gear (GGG) Lo-Vis MBAV and Minimalist Plate Carrier Systems with Grey Ghost Gear Multi-Hit Stand-Alone Hard Armor Plates!


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 23, 2015 Last updated on 7/27/15. While DefenseReview (DR) was at SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), we got a chance to look at some of Grey Ghost Gear’s (GGG) latest/newest products, including their tactical armor plate carriers/tactical vests and stand-alone multi-hit hard armor plates on their boat (or ... Read More »

Tactical Revolution AJAX Armor System Gun Armor: Lightweight Tactical Hard Armor Plate System Provides Instant Anti-Rifle Protection for Machine Gunners and Snipers! (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 16, 2015 Last updated on 6/17/15. A company called Tactical Revolution has a very interesting lightweight tactical armor plate mounting system for machine guns and anti-materiel/sniper rifles (and possibly other lightweight weapons platforms) called the AJAX Armor System (AAS), and it looks like a winner. DefenseReview (DR) recently got to see ... Read More »

Direct Action Resource Center (DARC) Law Enforcement Counterterrorism Course, Level 2 (LECTC-2): Ballistic and Explosive Breaching, Live-Fire with Suppressed Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s, Force-On-Force CQB/CQC, Night Fighting with NVG/NOD’s, Hostage Rescue, the Works!


By J.B. (Federal LEO) All photo and video content contained in this article was shot by J.B. for (DR), and is copyrighted. and J.B. own the copyright on all photo and video content. The following article is property of (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than, please email us ... Read More »

S&S Precision Skeletonized Magazine Retention (SMR) with Dust Eliminator(s): Minimalist, Modular Lightweight Polymer Rifle Mag Carrier/Pouch for Tactical Armor Plate Carriers (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com All photo and video content contained in this article was shot by, and is copyrighted. owns the copyright on all photo and video content. All DR photos and videos were shot with a Sony Cyber-shot RX100 (DSC-RX100/B) Digital Camera with 20.2 MP (20.2-megapixel) still camera and 1080p HD video camera capability. The ... Read More »