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Thank You, Veterans! Thank you, so much.

November 11, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) is very grateful to all our veterans for your service, for protecting us from those who would harm us, and for protecting our freedom from any/all threats against it. We also greatly appreciate the immense physical sacrifices that many of you have made in that cause for us. Thank you. Thank you, so much. And, ... Read More »

Chinese YJ-18 (YingJi-18) Low-Flying Subsonic-to-Supersonic Anti-Ship Cruise Missile (ASCM): Aircraft Carrier Killer Going Operational

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: qianzhan.com and wantchinatimes.com October, 30, 2015 As if the Chinese DF-21D ASBM (Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile), WU-14 HGV (Hypersonic Glide Vehicle) and developmental supercavitating, supersonic submarine weren’t already enough to contend with in the future, the U.S. Navy will now have to contend with the Chinese YJ-18 (YingJi-18) missile, a submarine ... Read More »

Kalashnikov USA Now Manufacturing Their Own (American-Made) AK!: The AK-47/AKM Finally Gets Fully Americanized…and It’s about Time

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 30, 2015 CNN Money is reporting that RWC out of Pennsylvania is already in production on new American-made AK’s (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM’s) under its Kalashnikov USA brand. The CNN Money piece is a follow-up to their January 20, 2015 piece from SHOT Show 2015, about RWC/Kalashnikov USA’s plans to do exactly what ... Read More »

DR just Attended Beretta Tactical Summit, and Fresh Articles (including photos and videos) on the Way…

By David Crane david (at) defensereview.com (dot) com April 2, 2015 Last updated on 4/23/15. DefenseReview (DR) just attended the Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS), which was terrific. DR was not only able to run tactical products like the Beretta ARX-100 semi-auto-only 5.56mm carbine, Beretta 1301 Tactical semi-auto combat/tactical shotgun, Beretta M9A3 9mm tactical pistol, and SAKO precision tactical rifles/sniper rifles, but ... Read More »

DR’s Back from SHOT (2015), and Fresh Articles are on the Way!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview.com January 27, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) just got back from SHOT Show 2015, and we’re ready to go with some fresh articles on some very cool products we saw there. These are products that either interested us, or that we think are actually important for the market. Anyway, we’ll be discussing and analyzing them shortly, ... Read More »

DR Heading to SHOT Show 2015!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com 1/18/15 DefenseReview (DR) is off to SHOT Show 2015. We’ll be at Media Day at the Range AND the exhibition all week, and we’ll report on what we see…so stay tuned! Read More »

New ‘Illusion Coating’ Adaptive Camouflage/Cloaking Tech Makes its Debut

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 4, 2015 Business Standard recently published a piece on the latest development in adaptive-camouflage/cloaking technology. Dubbed “illusion coating” by its developers Douglas H Werner and Zhi Hao Jiang out of Pennsylvania State University, the technology, comprised of an “ultra-thin layer of dielectric with copper patterning designed for the wavelength they wish ... Read More »

Happy New Year 2015 from DR!

1/01/2015 We just wanted to wish our readers and members a very Happy and Healthy New Year. We hope 2015 is a truly great year for all of you. P.S. We also hope your Christmas or Hanukkah went well. Sincerely, David Crane Owner/Editor-in-Chief DefenseReview.com david (at) defensereview (dot) com Read More »

US Navy Approves Raytheon Laser Weapon System (LaWS) Shipborne Laser for Ship Defense in Persian Gulf after Successful Testing

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo Credit: Raytheon Company December 10, 2014 It would appear that a new martial technological dawn is officially upon us, specifically the era of laser warfare. The U.S. Navy just approved the use of the shipborne Laser Weapon System (LaWS) for use in the Persian Gulf (and presumably anywhere else its needed). ... Read More »