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?
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 »
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
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
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
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
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 »
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 »
DR Interview with David Pavlick of Nous Defions about Arsenal Democracy’s Future, and Tactical AR Carbine/SBR and Blackside Glock Combat/Tactical Pistol Accessories, Components and Parts: 10 Questions
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Nous Defions/Arsenal Democracy (AD) November 3, 2015 Last updated on 11/10/15. Shortly after SHOT Show 2015, DefenseReview (DR) published articles on the Arsenal Democracy (AD) Blackside Glock pistol packages and select-fire/full-auto 5.56mm/300 Blackout (300BLK) tactical AR (AR-15) PDW SBR (Personal Defense Weapon Short Barreled Rifle), both of which were pretty ... Read More »
Hydraulic Recoil Buffers for the Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR: Friend of Foe? From the Enidine Recoil Buffer to the KynSHOT Recoil Damper (and Crosshair) Buffers!
By Jeff Gurwitch October 27, 2015 Last updated on 10/28/15. Title Photo: Left: Kynshot buffers 7.62 top, 5.56 bottom. Right: Two Enidine 5.56 buffers. As most shooting enthusiasts know, the internet is a great source for information for just about everything firearms and shooting-related. Looking for the best holster for 3-Gun, or how to change a part out on your ... Read More »