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Chinese Military Developing New Aircraft Carrier Tech: Is a Sino-Russian Economic and Military Alliance in the Works?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 1, 2011 As if Chinese military-grade electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and high-powered microwave (HPM) weapons, anti-ship ballistic missiles (i.e., “Kill Weapons“), and torpedo-armed submarines aren’t enough, enter China’s new aircraft carrier development program, consisting of “refitting” an “imported” Soviet-era empty aircraft carrier shell weighing 60,000 metric tons from the Ukraine. The shell ... Read More »

TNW SGP-QCB (System Gas Piston-Quick Change Barrel) Piston-Driven Tactical AR Carbine/SBR System: Mission-Configurable Multi-Caliber Firepower!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 27, 2011 DefenseReview first became aware of the TNW SGP-QCB (System Gas Piston-Quick Change Barrel) 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. gas piston/op-rod tactical AR carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) weapons/upper receiver assemblies in December 2009 in a NorthwestFirearms.com forum thread. We subsequently did some additional research on the system in early June ... Read More »

Chinese Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) and High-Powered Microwave (HPM) Weapons vs. U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Battle Groups: Can the U.S. Military Effectively Counter “Assassin’s Mace”?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 22, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) started covering the ballistic threats to U.S. aircraft carriers several years ago. We’ve known for some time, now, that China is capable of sinking our carriers through the use of anti-ship missiles and torpedoes, or a combination of both. Fast forward to yesterday, when the Washington Times ... Read More »

Kryron Terminator Aluminum Alloy Multi-Hit Ballistic Armor Plate Technology by Bourque Industries: Is Nanotech Body Armor and Vehicle Armor a Reality?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 17, 2011 Back in May (2011), Dan Power ran a couple of blurbs on Armor Report about Kryron Terminator aluminum alloy ballistic armor (body armor and vehicle armor), which was developed by Bourque Industries. Kryron reportedly recently “showed major improvement over earlier test results with the ability to deflect several 0.50 ... Read More »

Archangel Armor Internal Frame Load-Bearing System (IFLBS) Version 5 Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Tactical Vest System: Lighten your load when you’re in combat mode!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Most of the photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). Three of the photos contained in this article (IFLBS armor carrier being worn) ... Read More »

Adams Arms (AA) Announces Issuance of Third Patent and Extended Coverage of Its Proprietary Piston Operating System

The following is an Adams Arms (AA) press release: PALM HARBOR, FL – July 5, 2011 – Adams Arms, Inc., the industry leader in piston technology, announced today that a third patent covering its revolutionary inverted piston operating system has been issued by the USPTO. Michael K Froning, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Adams Arms (AA), stated: “We ... Read More »

Next Carbine? Not So Fast. Next M4/M4A1 Carbine Contract Goes Up for Bid. Let the Games Begin!

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 1, 2011 It goes without saying that everyone and their mother in the small arms manufacturing game wants to get that uber-juicy “Individual Carbine” contract to provide the U.S. Army general infantry with the “Next Carbine”, and/or land at least some part of the M4/M4A1 upgrade/modification/improvement contract. That would be great ... Read More »

DR Action Video! DR Runs the Milkor USA M32A1/Mk14 Mod 0 MSGL (formerly M32 MGL) at the Range: 6-Shot 40mm Multi-Shot Grenade Launcher Gets Test-Fired During NDIA Infantry Small Arms Systems Symposium 2011 Range Day Shoot

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 materials. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). May 29, 2011 Last updated on 6/02/11. DefenseReview ... Read More »