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DRD Tactical KIVAARI, Paratus and CDR-15 Backpackable/Manpackable Quick-Takedown Semi-Auto Tactical AR Rifle/Carbines Get New Nickel-Boron (NiB) Battle Worn Finish!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: DRD Tactical January 3, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) has been publishing information on DRD Tactical AR-type quick-takedown AR-type semi-auto tactical rifle/carbines for the last few years, starting with the DRD Tactical Paratus 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO)/.308 Win. quick-takedown semi-auto sniper rifle, and finishing off with the DRD Tactical KIVAARI .338 Lapua ... Read More »

DARPA/Northrop Grumman ‘Tail-Sitter’ UAS/UAV/Drone Aircraft for Airborne Recon (Reconnaissance) and other Missions: Can it be Gun/Laser-Weaponized for Combat? Why not?

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: DARPA and Northrop Grumman December 22, 2015 Last updated on 12/23/15. Speaking of interesting new military aircraft designed and developed by Northrop Grumman (NG), as well as futuristic Terminator-like cyber-soldiers and Skynet-like supercomputers, AND DARPA, Northrop Grumman and DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) are apparently also developing a “radical ‘tail-sitter’ ... Read More »

Northrop Grumman NG Air Dominance (NGAD) Low-Observable/Stealth Multirole and Potentially-Supersonic ‘Superjet’ Jet Fighter Aircraft Prototype Armed with Laser Weapons/Cannon!: Hittin’ the ‘Sweet Spot’ with the ‘Baby B-2’ F/A-XX

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Northrop Grumman, Boeing, and Lockheed Martin December 16, 2015 Last updated on 12/17/15. O.k., so, DefenseReview (DR) has ben covering the development of laser-weaponized combat aircraft, including supersonic laser-weaponized fighter aircraft, for the last few years, now. Cut to two days ago, when we came across a Breaking Defense piece ... Read More »

American Sniper Shootout AAR (After Action Report): Taya Kyle Cruises to Victory, and TrackingPoint Puts on a Great Event on behalf of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 9, 2015 Last updated on 12/10/15. DefenseReview’s (DR) been a bit busy with travel and a few other things over the last week, but we’re finally back in the saddle over here. Speaking of saddles, we recently flew out to Austin, Texas to attend the first-ever American Sniper Shootout, hosted/sponsored by ... Read More »

Reaction Engines SABRE Engine for SKYLON Hypersonic Aircraft/Spacecraft: Next-Engine Technology for US Military Hypersonic Global Strike Aircraft?

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Reaction Engines December 2, 2015 Last updated on 12/02/15. DefenseReview (DR) had many phone discussions with the late, great Paul Czysz in the years before his death about the development of hypersonic global strike aircraft that could take off from the United States and hit any target in the world ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

November 26, 2015 We here at DefenseReview (DR) are thankful for a lot of things this year, especially our friends and family. We’re also thankful to our writers/contributors, our readers, and our service men and women. Thank you, all. Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. Sincerely, DR Read More »

AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine’s 5.56x45mm NATO Ammo (Ammunition) Versus Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM Rifle/Carbine’s 7.62x39mm Russian Ammo: America Wins Again

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: TacMed Australia November 20, 2015 Last updated on 11/22/15. DefenseReview (DR) received an email heads-up yesterday from one of our professional/industry contacts about an interesting article published on November 18, 2015 by TacMed Australia provocatively titled Why I’d Rather be Shot with an AK47 than an M4. The article includes ... Read More »

Post Paris Attack(s): Elite British/UK Scotland Yard London Metro (Metropolitan) Police Counterterrorism/Law Enforcement SWAT Unit ‘Met Specialist’ ‘Robocop’ Assaulters/Operators Running SIG SAUER MCX Tactical Piston AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s, Glock Pistols and Grey Man BDU’s Deployed to Wembley Stadium

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: DailyMail.co.uk November 17, 2015 Last updated on 11/18/15. This article has been updated and corrected (on 11/18/15), with special thanks to Alma Cole for alerting us to the error in Daily Mail’s reporting. Daily Mail just published an interesting piece on elite Scotland Yard London Metropolitan Police Counterterrorism/LE SWAT unit ... Read More »

Our Hope for an Armed French Citizenry in the Wake of the Paris Attack(s): The Second Amendment and Natural Right to Armed Self-Defense Applies and Belongs à Vous Aussi

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by David Crane david (at) defensereview.com November 15, 2015 Last updated on 12/25/15. DefenseReview (DR) watched with great sadness and anger our unarmed (really disarmed) French brothers and sisters get slaughtered like sheep or cattle by ISIS fighters/terrorists on Friday, and that sadness and anger has only grown over the last two days with all the follow-up news coverage. We ... Read More »

Chinese Develop New ‘Ultra-Thin’, Lightweight ‘Tunable’ UHF Microwave Radar-Absorbing Stealth Material Cloaking Technology for Manned and Unmanned Combat Aircraft and Warships

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Business Insider November 12, 2015 Last updated on 11/12/15. As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about with the Chinese, lately. Defense One just published a piece on a new Chinese “stealth material breakthrough” that has the potential to create some ... Read More »