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Bell 407AH Weaponized Combat/Attack Helicopter for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF): Fast, Agile and Very Deadly!

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photo and video content contained in this article was shot by DefenseReview.com, and is copyrighted. DefenseReview.com 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 »

Boeing/Sikorsky ‘Defiant’ Joint Multi-Role (JMR) Helicopter: Coaxial/Dual-Rotor Compound Helicopter for U.S. Military Special Operations Forces (SOF)

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. Photo(s) Credit: Sikorsky (Top/First) and DefenseReview.com ... Read More »

DARPA/Lockheed Martin/Piasecki Aircraft Transformer TX Lightweight Airborne/Flying Tactical Fighting Vehicle: U.S. Military Combat/Warfare Meets “The Jetsons”

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Lockheed Martin The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you September 9, ... Read More »

BAE Systems ADAPTIV Hexagonal Pixelated Thermal/IR (Infared)/Multispectral Adaptive Camouflage/Invisibility Cloaking System/Vehicle Armor System for Infantry Ground Vehicles (Armored Vehicles, APCs and Main Battle Tanks), Aircraft (Helicopters and Fixe-Wing), Ships and Structures/Buildings: Active Camouflage for Vehicles Gets Real

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: BAE Systems September 19, 2011 Speaking of BAE Systems, they're currently developing a thermal/IR (infrared) adaptive camouflage/"invisibility cloak" technology/sytem called ADAPTIV. Catchy. Adaptiv is comprised of sheets of hexagonal "pixels"/panels that "can change temperature very rapidly". ADAPTIV (as in "adaptive camouflage") would appear to work in a similar fashion as ... Read More »

Photo: AH-64D Apache Longbow Attack Helicopter Takes-Off from AUSA

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. Click on photos below to view them full-size. The photos below are of a Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter gunship (a.k.a. advanced attack helicopter a.k.a. advanced combat helicopter) ... Read More »