By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 17, 2015 While DefenseReview (DR) was attending the U.S. Optics Academy Long-Range Precision Rifle I course launch/writers’ event in the Southern California high desert mountains, we got the chance to view and run a new 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/.223 Rem. suppressor that really impressed us, or, blew us away (pun intended), ... Read More »
US Optics Academy Long Range Precision I: Two-Day Precision Rifle/Long Range Interdiction (Sniping) Course with US Marine Corps Sniper/Instructor Tyler Hughes in the Southern California Mountains
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 13, 2015 Last updated on 5/13/15. DefenseReview (DR) recently got back from a very interesting two-day precision rifle/long-range-interdiction (i.e., sniping) course put on by the newly-launched U.S. Optics Academy for gunwriters and other (tactical firearms)industry professionals. This was actually the first long-range precision rifle course we’ve ever taken, due to some ... Read More »
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 8, 2015 O.k., we’re back from the U.S. Optics Academy shoot (where we had a great time), and are gearing up some fresh articles. In the meantime, stay frosty. Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 5, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) is currently up in the Southern California mountains at the US Optics Academy precision rifle event. We’ll publish some fresh articles as soon as we can. The only reason we can publish this quick heads-up is that we’re shooting from the top of the mountain at the ... Read More »
CZ 2075 RAMI BD (Decocker): Big Gun Performance in a Sub-Compact DA/SA 9mm/.40 S&W Combat/Tactical Pistol!
By Mike Pannone May 1, 2015 I train and compete with CZ pistols of all types, from my Tactical Sports in .40S&W and Shadow 9mm for USPSA, to my P09, P07 and CZ75 PCR in pistol classes that I teach for my company CTT-Solutions LLC. I have had extraordinary performance out of all of my CZ guns, but realized I ... Read More »
Walther PPQ M1 Classic versus Heckler & Koch HK VP9: High-Capacity Polymer-Frame, Striker-Fired Combat/Tactical 9mm Pistol Face-Off!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 28, 2015 Last updated on 4/29/15. Speaking of polymer-frame, striker-fired combat/tactical 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistols, DefenseReview (DR) was curious to know how the Walther PPQ M1 Classic and Heckler & Koch HK VP9 high-capacity polymer-frame, striker-fired pistols stack up against each other, so we asked our friend Dave Pavlick of ... Read More »
Glock 43 Single-Stack 9mm Pistol Gets Range-Tested by hickok45: Watch Some Steel Get Pounded! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 26,2015 Back in March, DefenseReview (DR) covered the release of the new Glock 43 single-stack, slim-line 9mm pistol, as well as our thoughts on it. Well, hickok45 of YouTube video fame just recently got his hands on three of them, and published a video on his fun little range session with ... Read More »
Beretta ARX-100 Semi-Auto-Only/ARX-160 Select-Fire 5.56mm NATO Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) at Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) 2015 Day/Night Shoot at ACADEMI Range! (Photos and Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 22, 2015 Last updated on 7/21/15. DefenseReview (DR) finally got to really run the Beretta ARX-100 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm)/.223 Rem. semi-auto-only tactical rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) at the range during a tactical carbine course at the 2015 Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) at ACADEMI (formerly Blackwater), in upper North Carolina. The ARX-100 is the ... Read More »
Patriot Ordnance Factory POF-USA Dictator Regulating Gas Block with Straight Gas Tube, and Archangel Ambi (Ambidextrous) Charging Handle(s) for AR-15 and AR-10/SR25 Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s at 2015 NRA Show
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) April 20, 2015 As long as we’re discussing new POF-USA (Patriot Ordnance Factory USA) products, we might as well also give a quick mention to the new POF-USA Dictator Regulating Gas Block with Straight Gas Tube and POF-USA Archangel Ambi Charging Handles (ambidextrous charging handles) for ... Read More »
POF-USA PSG 9mm Tactical AR-15-Type Semi-Auto-Only Pistol/Select-Fire Submachine Gun (SMG)/Machine Pistol at NRA 2015!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) April 14, 2015 Last updated on 4/14/15. Patriot Ordnance Factory USA (POF-USA) just introduced their new PSG 9mm tactical AR (AR-15)-type semi-auto-only pistol/select-fire machine pistol/SMG (submachine gun) at the 2015 NRA Show (NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits) in Nashville, Tennessee. Well, POF-USA president/CEO Frank DeSomma initially sent ... Read More »