By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 16, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) will be attending the 2011 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC 2011) in Tampa, FL May 17-19 as media to check out and write about the latest and greatest tactical hardware and technologies for SOF missions. In fact, on our way, and we’re at the airport right ... Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com DefenseReview.com (DR) just found out today from a contact of ours at Lucky Gunner Ammo (www.LuckyGunner.com) that we’ve been nominated for a Gunnie Award in two categories: “2011 Best Gun Blog – Gear Reviews” and “2011 Best Gun Blog – News”. DR is grateful for the nominations, and we’d ask that our ... Read More »
Glock, Inc. to Donate $100,000 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) at Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2011 (SOFIC 2011)
The following is a Glock, Inc. press release: Glock, Inc. to Donate $100,000 to the Special Operations Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) Company [Glock, Inc.] will reach $600,000 in donations over the past six years to support families of Special Forces Smyrna, GA (May 9, 2011) – GLOCK, Inc. will make a $100,000 donation to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) ... Read More »
Mystery Low-Observable/Stealth Helicopter Used for Usama Bin Laden (UBL) Compound Kill Operation/Raid: Is it a Stealthified Sikorsky MH-60M Black Hawk Helicopter? Here’s what we know…
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 8, 2011 Last updated on 5/09/11. The recent photos of the mystery low-observable/stealth helicopter’s intact tail boom and rotor wreckage left at the scene of U.S. Naval NSWDG/DEVGRU’s (formerly SEAL Team Six, or ST6) kill operation/raid on Osama Bin Laden’s/Usama Bin Laden’s (OBL/UBL) “compound” has provided much fodder for speculation as ... Read More »
Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) Develops and Introduces All Terrain Tiger (ATT) Multi-Environment/Multi-Terrain Combat Camouflage (Camo) Pattern for Tactical Operations
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 5, 2011 On the combat camouflage pattern front, Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) recently released their latest and greatest multi-environment/multi-terrain pattern (MTP) combat/tactical camo pattern called All Terrain Tiger (ATT), which combines the famous Tiger Stripe disruption camo pattern with MTP blending coloration. With the ATT pattern, TSP appears to have toned ... Read More »
DR Editorial: No UBL Death Photos (and/or Video)? Really? The American People Deserve Visual Confirmation/Proof of Usama Bin Laden’s Death. Period.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 4, 2011 Last updated on 5/09/11. The mainstream media (MSM) news outlets, including CBS News, are reporting that President Obama is refusing to release the photos and/or video of a dead Usama Bin Laden (UBL) to the American people. In DefenseReview’s opinion, this is a major mistake, with all due respect. ... Read More »
(Updated) Breaking News: We Got Him! Usama Bin Laden (UBL) Shot DEAD via Double-Tap to the Head in Firefight with U.S. Strike Team (U.S. Navy DEVGRU Spec-Operators) During Direct Action (DA) Mission on “Huge Compound” Deep inside Pakistan. Confirmed.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail dot com May 1, 2011 Last updated on 5/02/11. Well, it’s about time. Usama Bin Laden (UBL) has been neutralized/terminated (i.e., killed) in the city of Abbottabad Pakistan within the last 24 hours in a firefight that occurred during a direct action (DA) mission being conducted around 1am Pakistan time by a U.S. strike ... Read More »
Sage Ordnance Systems Deuce Over/Under Dual 40mm (40x46mm NATO)/37mm Sage Rifled/37mm Smooth-Bore Grenade Launcher and Prototype Mag-Fed Semi-Auto 37mm Grenade Launcher
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All 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). May 1, 2011 Sage Ordnance Systems/Sage Control Ordnance, Inc. showed off both its Deuce over/under ... Read More »
Sikorsky X2 Coaxial Compound Helicopter Technology Demonstrator Aircraft Achieves 287.69 MPH: Is the Sikorsky S-97 Raider Compound Helicopter the U.S. Army’s Future Light Tactical Helicopter?
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 28, 2011 Last updated on 5/08/11. The Sikorsky X2 Compound Coaxial Helicopter Technology Demonstrator Aircraft has been receiving a significant amount of positive media attention, lately, and for good reason. The X2 is a very interesting and seemingly highly-capable/high-speed dual-rigid-rotor compound helicopter prototype that achieved 250 knots (287.69 mph) in level ... Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All logo images contained in this article belong to DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these images. April 13, 2011 DefenseReview (DR) readers may have noticed our new tactical AR carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)-themed logo at top left, and at right. The new DR logo was designed by ... Read More »