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P3 Strafer MK4 Mod 0 Less-Lethal Machine Gun/Weapon System

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with an Olympus Stylus 790 SW 7.1-megapixel digital camera, which is advertised as "shock + waterproof". February 24, 2009 This thing’s got "riot ... Read More »

VENOM Less-Lethal 40mm Munitions Launcher for Urban Warfare Operations

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com at AUSA Winter Symposium 2007, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). March 7, 2008 While DefenseReview was walking ... Read More »

Veritas Tactical MK-IV Rifle and VT-P8 Pistol: .68 Cal. Less-Lethal Weapons

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). February 18, 2008 While we were walking through the tents at SHOT ... Read More »

TASER X26 Less-Lethal Weapon System Gets Audio/Video Recording Capability

by David Crane [email protected] All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com.   Back in July 2004, DefenseReview published an article on the TASER X26 less-lethal/non-lethal weapon system, which uses Shaped Pulse™ Technology to disrupt the human body’s electrical impulses, making it (according to the company) physically impossible for an individual to ... Read More »

TASER X26 Less-Lethal Weapon for Police/LE 1st Responders

by David Crane [email protected] Let me start off by saying that DefenseReview would never in a million years recommend any less-lethal weapon as a stand-alone carry alternative to a combat-reliable defensive/tactical-grade firearm. However, after carrying around a TASER X26 for the last several months as an adjunct/back-up to my trusty carry Glock 19 (G19) high-capacity compact 9mm pistol, I can ... Read More »

StunStrike CQSR (Close Quarters Shock Rifle) by XADS: Futuristic Stun Gun Tech

by David Crane [email protected] Firearm News" syndicated a news.com.au article yesterday that discusses a new class of less-lethal/non-lethal stun gun called the StunStrike CQSR (Close Quarters Shock Rifle). The StunStrike CQSR, designed/developed by Xtreme Alternative Defense Systems (XADS), does away with wires as the electric-shock delivery system (a la Taser), and instead uses some kind of electrified plasma or an ... Read More »

Combined Tactical Systems, Inc. (CTS) 7290M Mini-Flash-Bang/Tactical Grenade

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com May 11, 2004 Combined Tactical Systems, Inc. (CTS) is currently developing a mini-flash-bang (mini-tactical grenade) called the 7290M. The 7290M will be roughly half the size of their standard 7290 flash-bang/tactical grenade, but it will deliver the same amount of sound and flash (candela output). Pretty impressive. The standard 7290 flash bang ... Read More »

The Hindi Baton Cap Makes Your ASP Baton Much More Combat-Effective.

by David Crane [email protected] Chuck (Habermehl) really likes this item, as well. He turned DefRev onto it during the same phone conversation. It’s called the Hindi Baton Cap, and it’s billed as "The ‘ultimate grip’ for baton retention and safety". According to the company’s website, the Baton Cap is… "LAPD Approved". Click here to read about the benefits of the ... Read More »

The Ultimate Defense Band: Turn Your Wristwatch into a Defensive Weapon

by David Crane [email protected] It’s pretty much common knowledge that we’re primarily gun guys here at DefRev. However, this one’s a nifty little item. It was just brought to our attention by Chuck Habermehl. Chuck runs Close Quarters Battle (CQB), Inc. (the name is self explanatory), and he is an expert in both armed and unarmed (hand-to-hand/hand-to-weapon) combat. "The Ultimate ... Read More »

Powertron Less-Lethal Electronic Firearm System by Electronic Defense Technology

This one looks pretty cool. It’s called the Powertron, and its brought to you by the good folks at Electronic Defense Technology, L.L.C. From the looks of it, it’s basically a Taser M26 on steroids. The following quote is some of what Electronic Defense Technology’s literature has to say about the Powertron: "The world’s first known* handgun-shaped, dual firing, 31’ ... Read More »