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“The World’s Assault Rifles”: Best and Most Complete Book on Military Infantry Assault Rifles (and Battle Rifles) Ever Written? DefenseReview (DR) Highly Recommends It!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com and the publisher of “The World’s Assault Rifles” own the copyright on these photos. The embedded photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). November 8, 2010 DefenseReview (DR) ... Read More »

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

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 »

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

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 »

Adams Arms 7.62x39mm Select-Fire, Rate-Reduced AR SBR (AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle) Prototype with FERFRANS Rate Reduction System (RRS) (Video!): Meet the AR AK SBR/PDW.

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com DefenseReview (DR) has published a number of articles on FERFRANS Specialties SOAR (Special Operations Assault Rifle) series hard-use select-fire gas piston/op-rod (operating rod) and direct-gas-impingement (DGI) AR SBRs (AR-15 Short Barreled Rifles), carbines, and PDWs (Personal Defense Weapons) due to the fact that they rock. FERFRANS SOAR select-fire AR weapons are quality-manufactured ... Read More »

Adams Arms Gas Piston/Op-Rod Retrofit Kits for Tactical and Competition AR (AR-15)/M4/M4A1 Carbines/SBRs: Smooth-Shooting, Accurate, and Reliable (Photos and Video!)

By Jeff Gurwitch October 28 2010 Updated on 10/29/10 I was first introduced to the Adams Arms gas piston/op-rod (operating rod) system by fellow soldier Kirk Broyles while we were both competing at the 2009 Blue Ridge 3-Gun Championship. Kirk, shooting for Adams Arms, showed me his system and said he would set me up with Jim Granger of Adams ... Read More »

Valkyrie Armament Belt-Fed AR (AR-15) 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Automatic Rifle/Carbine/SBR: Stoner 63 Modular Weapons System Revisited. Turn your select-fire/full-auto AR into a true light machine gun (LMG)/squad automatic weapon (SAW).

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail.com October 25, 2010 Updated/Modified 10/25/10 A company called Valkyrie Armament has just come out with a Shrike-type (ARES Defense Systems Shrike 5.56 LMG/SAW-type) 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. belt-fed AR rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barrel Rifle) that looks pretty good. The Valkyrie Armament Belt-Fed AR is reportedly basically a modernized, “improved” Stoner 63 Weapons System. The ... Read More »

FN HAMR (Heat Adaptive Modular Rifle) Introduced at AUSA 2010: FN SCAR Meets IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle). FN MK16 SCAR-L goes open-bolt for sustained full-auto fire capability.

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 25, 2010 Updated/Modified on 10/25/10 This one just came in from FNH USA’s (FN Herstal USA) public relations (PR) firm. According to the press release DefenseReview (DR) received, FN Herstal just introduced the FN HAMR (Heat Adaptive Modular Rifle) a.k.a. FN HAMR-16 at AUSA 2010. The HAMR would appear to be ... Read More »

Silver Shadow Gilboa APR (Assault Pistol Rifle) Select-Fire Tactical AR (AR-15) PDW/SBR/Pistol for Military Special Operations (SPECOPS) Applications

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 24, 2010 “DoubleTapper“, an Israeli blogger, has published a piece on the 4th Annual Israel Defence Exhibition (ISDEF 2010) in Tel Aviv. In that piece, he’s published some photos of the Silver Shadow Gilboa APR (Assault Pistol Rifle) select-fire tactical AR (AR-15) PDW (Personal Defense Weapon)/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)/pistol, which, according ... Read More »

300 AAC Blackout (.300BLK) 7.62x35mm Heavy Supersonic/Subsonic Rifle Cartridge for Military Special Operations Applications: Will it Fly?

by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 24, 2010 Back on September 29 (2010), Rob Silvers from Advanced Armament Corp. (AAC) sent DefenseReview (DR), The Firearm Blog, Military Times, and pretty much everyone else (and their mother) an email on the new 300 AAC Blackout (.300BLK) 7.62x35mm supersonic/subsonic rifle cartridge. Unfortunately, we didn’t have the time to write ... Read More »

CNBC Investigative Report “Remington Under Fire” Upshot: The Remington X-Mark Pro (TM) Trigger System may be an advisable option for the Remington 700 rifle.

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 21, 2010 At least that’s what we took away from it (the program Remington Under Fire). Upon watching the CNBC investigative reportage on the Remington 700 7.62x51mm NATO (7.62mm NATO)/.308 Win. bolt-action rifle (Remington Under Fire), last night, it would appear that–and, again, this is just what DefenseReview (DR) took away ... Read More »