By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo Credit: Lockheed Martin Skunk Works September 16, 2015 The media (MSM, aviation, and military defense media, alike), is currently abuzz with news of the new Lockheed Martin Skunk Works TR-X low-observable/stealth tactical reconnaissance aircraft concept (or, concept aircraft), which is the follow-on to the Lockheed Martin U-2 “Dragon Lady” spy plane, ... Read More »
UC San Diego Research Team Invents Teflon/Ceramic Metamaterial Visual Stealth/Adaptive Camouflage/Visual Cloaking Tech: Lighter, Slimmer, Better Invisibility Cloak for Future Warfare?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: University of California-San Diego (UCSD) Jacobs School of Engineering) September 9, 2015 Last updated on 9/10/15. As if armed/weaponized UAS/UAV/drone aircraft operated by law enforcement agencies on U.S. soil isn’t dystopian and scary enough, Inverse magazine just published a piece on University of California San Diego (UCSD) Jacobs School of ... Read More »
Bushmaster C-22 (Carbon 22) Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine-Profile .22LR Semi-Auto Rimfire Carbine with Black Dog Machine (BDM) 25-Round Mag (Magazine) for Low-Cost Plinking at the Range!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 24, 2015 Last updated on 8/25/15. As cool and interesting as the DPMS Panther Arms GII (G2) Recon .308 MSR 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO)/.308 Win. tactical AR carbine is, and it is very interesting indeed, it’s awfully expensive to operate, since even the least-expensive (quality) 7.62mm NATO/.308 ammo isn’t exactly cheap. ... Read More »
Ross & Zheng Engineering RZE UNIMAG Multi-Caliber/Universal AR-15 Rifle Mag (Magazine) for Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: Will it Actually Work?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 7, 2015 Last updated on 8/08/15. DefenseReview (DR) publishes A LOT of information on tactical AR (AR-15) rifle magazines (see “Related Articles” section below this article) , since we’re big tactical AR carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) fans, and the mag is so crucial to overall weapon reliability. A reliable mag is ... Read More »
Flash: Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) Long-Range Rifle Shooting Experience Precision Rifle Shooting Event in Two Days!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 30, 2015 We realize this is very short notice, but Ashbury Precision Ordance (APO) is holding an interesting long-range precision rifle shooting event appropriately called the APO “Long Range Rifle Shooting Experience” in two days on August 1, 2015 (8/01/15) from 9am to 6pm, so if you’re a member of the ... 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 »
RP Advanced Mobile Systems RPAMS Can-Am Strike-M/M4 Maverick Fast-Attack Vehicle (FAV) in Kryptek Camouflage Hits Almost 80 MPH Off-Road for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 14, 2015 As long as we’re talking about fast-attack vehicles, or FAV’s, we should perhaps also discuss the RP Advanced Mobile Systems (RPAMS) Can-Am Strike-M4 SXS UTV/LTV FAV (Fast-Attack Vehicle) DefenseReview (DR) got to examine at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), which can seat four (4) assaulters/operators ... Read More »
Torrey Pines Logic TPL T10 (T10-M, T10-N and T10-S) Mini Thermal Imager Combat Optic: QA/QD Thermal/IR (InfraRed) Weapons Sight Family for Gunfighting at Night! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 24, 2015 Torrey Pines Logic (TPL) recently introduced some of the coolest little combat optics DefenseReview (DR) has seen in awhile at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015). They’re all part of the TPL T10 Mini Thermal Imager family, and include the T10-M (50° FOV, 30Hz video), T10-N ... Read More »
VATEC Concealment Solutions (VCS) Flexible Multispectral 3D Combat Camouflage System: Texturized Individual and Vehicle Camouflage by Polaris Solutions (Israel) and ReadyOne Industries Conceals Your Visible-Light and Thermal/IR (Infrared) Signatures from the Enemy! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 21, 2015 Last updated on 6/24/15. Speaking of IR (InfraRed) light tech at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), DefenseReview (DR) ran across some very interesting flexible 3D camouflage that’s multispectral, so it also works in the thermal/IR and near-IR/night-vision light spectrums, not just the visible light spectrum. Developed by ... 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 »