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DR Exclusive Interview!: HyperStealth Quantum Stealth (QS) Light-Bending Passive Adaptive Camouflage (Camo)/Visual Cloaking Technology for the 21st Century Future Soldier/Warfighter: Beyond SMARTCAMO Color-Changing Hybrid Camouflage, Beyond Fictional Alien Predator’s Active Electro-Optical Camouflage/Invisibility Cloaking Tech!

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 12, 2011 Last updated on 5/14/11. DefenseReview (DR) has been publishing articles on adaptive camouflage/cloaking technology for military camouflage (combat/tactical camouflage) applications for several years, now. Well, on May 10, 2011, DefenseReview conducted what turned out to be a very interesting interview with Guy Cramer of HyperStealth Biotechnology Corp. about a ... Read More »

Hyde Definition PenCott Multi-Environment Camouflage Patterns (PenCott-GreenZone, PenCott-Badlands, and PenCott-Standstorm) Go into Production: Digital Combat/Tactical Camo for the 21st Century!

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 9, 2011 Updated on 5/09/11. DefenseReview (DR) readers may have noticed that we’ve been on a bit of a combat camo (combat camouflage) kick, lately. Well, we’re going to keep that party going with some info on Hyde Definition’s (HD) very interesting production-ready PenCott “multi-terrain” terrain-specific digital camouflage patterns. Strike Hold! ... Read More »

Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) Develops and Introduces All Terrain Tiger (ATT) Multi-Environment/Multi-Terrain Combat Camouflage (Camo) Pattern for Tactical Operations

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 5, 2011 On the combat camouflage pattern front, Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) recently released their latest and greatest multi-environment/multi-terrain pattern (MTP) combat/tactical camo pattern called All Terrain Tiger (ATT), which combines the famous Tiger Stripe disruption camo pattern with MTP blending coloration. With the ATT pattern, TSP appears to have toned ... Read More »

PEO Soldier Releases New ATK XM25 (also written XM-25) Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System 25mm Airburst Grenade Launcher Promotional Video

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 4, 2011 PEO Soldier has published a new promotional video on the ATK XM25 (also written XM-25) Counter-Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System 25mm airburst grenade launcher on Vimeo. Our friend “Steve” at The Firearm Blog has made an interesting point about the seeming lack of lethality of the 25mm airburst grenade ... Read More »

Metaflex Flexible Metamaterial (Flexible MM): The Future of Adaptive Camouflage / Visual Cloaking Technology? The quest for invisible infantry soldiers continues.

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 6, 2010 DefenseReview (DR) has been publishing information on adaptive camouflage (a.k.a. electro-optical camfouflage, optical camouflage, active camouflage, chameleonic camouflage, invisibility cloaking technology, visual cloaking tech, visual spectrum cloaking tech, etc.) for quite some time. We’ve reported on both metamaterials (a.k.a. MMs, negative-index materials, negative-index metamaterials, and/or left-handed materials) research at ... Read More »

DR Exclusive First Look!: SCAR Who? Meet the Colt Modular Carbine (CMC) Model CM901 Multi-Caliber 7.62mm NATO Battle Rifle / 5.56mm NATO Assault Rifle for U.S. Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and General Infantry Forces (GIF). DefenseReview (DR) Reports (Photos and Video!)

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos and video clips. The embedded photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). October 6, 2010 On ... Read More »

DARPA Testing New Advanced Nanotech a.k.a. “Nano-Enhanced” Hybrid Armor (Body Armor and Vehicle Armor): Armor Nanotechnology Takes Another Step Forward

The following is a NanoRidge Materials, Inc. / SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. press release: New Hybrid Armor Incorporates Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotube Material to Protect Soldiers and Law Enforcement Officers from Small Arms Fire NORMAN, OK, August 19, 2010 – SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT) the leading manufacturer of single-wall and Specialty Multi-Wall (SMW™) carbon nanotubes (CNTs) is manufacturing specialty multi-wall carbon ... Read More »

New Android-Based General Dynamics Itronix GD300 Rugged Wearable Computer/Secure Radio Enables Unprecedented GPS and Situational Awareness in the Battlespace for Infantry Warfighters

The following is a General Dynamics press release. As light as commercial handheld GPS devices, the Android™-based GD300 enables warfighters to pinpoint their location, refer to pre-loaded mission plans and access secure tactical networks. SUNRISE, Fla., — Aug. 3 — Combining commercial global positioning and communications technology with battlefield-rugged computing, General Dynamics Itronix is introducing the GD300 fully rugged arm- ... Read More »

BAE Systems Secures $21 Million ($21M) Follow-On Order for New Applique Combat Vehicle Armor Protection Kits for the Textron M1117 ASV (Armored Security Vehicle)

The following is a BAE Systems press release. August 3, 2010 CINCINNATI, Ohio – BAE Systems has been awarded a $21 million order from Textron Marine and Land Systems (TM&LS) to build and deliver more than 420 armor protection kits for Armored Security Vehicles (ASV). This is a follow-on order to a contract for ASV armor panels valued at $10.5 ... Read More »