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Strike Industries SI AR-Enhanced Bolt Catch (AR-EBC): Superior ‘Ping-Pong Paddle’ for Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries March 23, 2015 Strike Industries (SI) recently announced the release of the new SI AR (AR-15)-Enhanced Bolt Catch (AR-EBC), which is a very nicely-designed enlarged AR bolt catch/release button/”ping-pong paddle” for enhanced weapon-handling ergonomics, i.e., greater ease and speed of operation. The SI AR-EBC is aesthetically attractive, and ... Read More »

Glock 43 (G43) Single-Stack ‘Slim-Line’ Sub-Compact 9mm Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW) and Combat/Tactical Shooting Applications: It’s Finally Here! (Photos!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit:¬†Glock, Inc. March 20,2015 Glock just released information on their new single-stack “slim-line” 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO sub-compact pistol, called the Glock 43 (G43)–and they’ve got a nice new website specifically for it. FINALLY. This is BIG news, for which DefenseReview (DR) has been waiting a LONG time, long before the Glock ... Read More »

Strike Industries SI G2 AR Mega Fins Two-Piece Drop-In Heptagonal Free-Float KeyMod Modular Tactical Handguard/Rail System for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries March 17,2015 Strike Industries (SI) recently introduced the new SI two-piece drop-in G2 AR Mega Fins heptagonal free-float KeyMod modular tactical handguard/Mil-Std-1913 “Picatinny” rail system with “extremely solid lock-up”. The new SI G2 Mega Fins rail can be installed in minutes with no gunsmithing required. G2 AR Mega ... Read More »

American Defense Manufacturing ADM UIC (Universal Improved Carbine) MOD 3 5.56mm NATO/300 Blackout (300BLK) Semi-Auto-Only Tactical AR Carbine/SBR with Adjustable Gas Block and Ambi Controls: Customized with Modern Outfitters TigerStripe and Crye MultiCam Combat Camouflage Coatings/Finishes! (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 11, 2015 Last updated on 5/29/15. The ADM UIC-10A 7.62mm tactical AR (AR-10/SR-25-type) carbine wasn’t the only gun DefenseReview (DR) viewed and handled at the American Defense Manufacturing (ADM) /ADM Firearms booth at SHOT Show 2015. We also got to examine two two customized ADM UIC (Universal Improved Carbine) MOD 3 ... Read More »

American Defense Manufacturing ADM UIC-10A AR-10/SR-25-Type 7.62mm/.308 Universal Improved Carbine Tactical AR Carbine/SBR: Semi-Auto-Only AR Battle Rifle/Carbine with Ambi Controls! (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 9, 2015 Last updated on 3/12/15. American Defense Manufacturing (ADM), long known for making superlative mounts for tactical AR (AR-15) accessories, is now making some pretty cool complete rifles. To that end, ADM COO John Gross recently showed DefenseReview (DR) a prototype piece of beautiful ballistic badassery known as the ADM ... Read More »

Serbu SU-15 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) Gas Piston/Op-Rod Tactical AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle and Semi-Auto-Only Carbine(s) with Skeletonized Folding Stock: No Buffer Tube! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 5, 2015 Serbu Firearms had an interesting new short-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) tactical AR (AR-15) SBR/PDW (Short Barreled Rifle/PDW) with skeletonized folding stock called the SU-15 PDW at SHOT Show 2015. The Serbu SU-15 PDW’s piston/op-rod system is interesting. Serbu CEO Mark Serbu described the operating system/mechanism during DefenseReview’s ... Read More »

Bravo Company Manufacturing (BCM) BCMGUNFIGHTER Stock Field Review: Compact, Slim-Profile with ‘Bombproof’ Lock-Up for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR’s Intended for Combat and 3-Gun Competition (Video!)


By Jeff Gurwitch February 27, 2015 Being no stranger to BCM (Bravo Company Manufacturing) products, I used both a BCMGUNFIGHTER MOD 1 pistol grip and BCM ambidextrous charging handle down range during my last tour on my MK18 carbine (see Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR Aftermarket Accessories for Military Combat Applications: The Competition-to-Combat Crossover, Part 2). I think they definitely hit the ... Read More »

CMMG Mk47 MUTANT T/AKM/AKM2: AK/AR-15 Hybrid 7.62x39mm Russian Tactical Rifle/Carbine Fires Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM Cartridge with AR-15 Capability and Controls! (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 25, 2015 Last modified on 2/26/15. The M+M M10X wasn’t the only interesting 7.62x39mm Russian-caliber tactical rifle/carbine DefenseReview (DR) saw at SHOT Show 2015, no sir. The brand new and very interesting CMMG Mk47 MUTANT T/AKM/AKM2 AK/AR (AR-15) hybrid tactical carbine appeared to be a big hit at the company’s booth, ... Read More »

Arsenal Democracy AD Blackside Glock Pistol Packages: Customized Combat/Tactical Pistols with AD SwiTch Aluminum Glock Trigger, DOCTER Sight III Bronze 3.5 MOA, Trijicon Night Sight Suppressor Set and Storm Lake Threaded QPQ Barrel for Silencer/Sound Suppressors! (Video!)


By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 17, 2015 Last updated on 2/22/15. A small boutique weapons builder called Arsenal Democracy (AD) is currently on a tactical tear, building and customizing combat/tactical pistols and AR (AR-15/AR-10/SR-25) rifle/carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) for military Special Operations Forces (SOF) assaulters/operators, law enforcement SWAT operators, and civilian tactical shooters, but we’re going ... Read More »

Exoskeleton-Wearing ‘Super Soldier’ Future Soldiers: How Far Off are They, Really?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 12, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) just watched Edge of Tomorrow (also known as Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow) on cable, and we were struck by how much the base exoskeleton of Tom Cruise’s character’s (Maj. William Cage) soldier suit reminded us of the B-TEMIA/Revision Military Prowler Human Augmentation System (HAS) and ... Read More »