By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 12, 2016 It’s hard to believe it’s now been 15 years since the 9/11 attack on America, focusing on the World Trade Center (WTC) and the Pentagon. How time flies. Put into perspective, it’s now the same number of years between the attack and now, as between 1986 and the attack. ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 4, 2016 Last updated on 7/05/16. We here at DefenseReview (DR) would like to wish our readers and members a very Happy 4th of July/Independence Day 2016. We hope you’ve already had a great and safe July 4th weekend, and that the day itself is a terrific one for you. This ... Read More »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance APO Summer Live Fire Shoot & Hope for the Warriors Fundraiser (Fundraising Event): Raffle Being Held for Great Prizes and Training Packages!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) June 21, 2016 Last updated on 6/21/16. Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) has an interesting event coming up called the APO Summer Live Fire Shoot & Hope for the Warriors Fundraiser (Fundraising Event), and it looks pretty darn good judging by the prizes available. It’s DefenseReview’s understanding ... Read More »
Russian Yu-71 Hypersonic Attack Aircraft (HAA)/’Nuke Glider’ and Yu-74 Ultra-Maneuverable Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV) Nuclear Attack Threats: Can We Defend Against Them?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image Credit: Sputnik News June 18, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) has been following both U.S. and Chinese hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) technology for awhile now, so the new Russian Yu-71 Hypersonic Attack Aircraft (HAA)/”nuclear glider” (or, “nuke glider”) and Yu-74 ultra-maneuverable HGV don’t exactly come as a surprise to us. They’re expected, particularly ... Read More »
SMU/DARPA OMNISCIENT/REVEAL 3D Holographic Around-the-Corner Sight for the Urban Combat Fight: See Your Enemy (in 3D) before He Sees You!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: SMU and DARPA May 4, 2016 Last updated on 5/12/16. DefenseReview (DR) recently received a press release on a light-based see-through-wall/see-around-corners x-ray-vision-type technology being developed researchers at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering with funding help from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), and it’s a really fascinating read. SMU ... Read More »
Ashbury International Group (AIG) Seeks Damages in Lawsuit Against Defense Equipment Manufacturer Vectronix
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 5, 2016 Well, this is interesting. DefenseReview (DR) recently received the following press release on a multi-million-dollar lawsuit that Ashbury International Group (AIG) has filed against Vectronix AG, Vectronix Inc., and Potomac River Group LLC. DR found the press release to be an interesting read, and it includes a link to a PDF-format copy of ... Read More »
U.S. Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Adopts Glock 19 (G19) Compact Combat/Tactical 9mm Pistol for U.S. Navy SEAL Assaulters/Operators! DR’s Thoughts…
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 24, 2015 Gun Nuts Media and Load Out Room (LOR) recently published pieces (see here and here) on U.S. Naval Special Warfare’s (NSW) adoption/procurement of the Glock 19 (G19) compact high-capacity 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol as the official sidearm/secondary weapon of the USN SPECWAR operators, i.e., Navy SEAL’s, thus replacing the ... Read More »
American Sniper Shootout AAR (After Action Report): Taya Kyle Cruises to Victory, and TrackingPoint Puts on a Great Event on behalf of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 9, 2015 Last updated on 12/10/15. DefenseReview’s (DR) been a bit busy with travel and a few other things over the last week, but we’re finally back in the saddle over here. Speaking of saddles, we recently flew out to Austin, Texas to attend the first-ever American Sniper Shootout, hosted/sponsored by ... Read More »
Our Hope for an Armed French Citizenry in the Wake of the Paris Attack(s): The Second Amendment and Natural Right to Armed Self-Defense Applies and Belongs à Vous Aussi
by David Crane david (at) defensereview.com November 15, 2015 Last updated on 12/25/15. DefenseReview (DR) watched with great sadness and anger our unarmed (really disarmed) French brothers and sisters get slaughtered like sheep or cattle by ISIS fighters/terrorists on Friday, and that sadness and anger has only grown over the last two days with all the follow-up news coverage. We ... Read More »
Chinese Develop New ‘Ultra-Thin’, Lightweight ‘Tunable’ UHF Microwave Radar-Absorbing Stealth Material Cloaking Technology for Manned and Unmanned Combat Aircraft and Warships
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Business Insider November 12, 2015 Last updated on 11/12/15. As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about with the Chinese, lately. Defense One just published a piece on a new Chinese “stealth material breakthrough” that has the potential to create some ... Read More »