By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 3, 2010 Speaking of polymer magazines, and, more specifically, translucent polymer mags, Lancer Systems plans to introduce the Lancer L5 Advanced Warfighter Magazine (L5 AWM) at SHOT Show 2011 in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada in January (2011). DefenseReview (DR) readers may or may not remember that we published a heads-up article ... Read More »
Lockheed Martin Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) System: Next-Gen HELLFIRE Missile with Tri-Mode Gudance/Tracking Scores Hit on Tank from More than 3.7 Miles Out at White Sands Missile Range, and Gets Closer to Landing U.S. Military Contract.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 28, 2010 Speaking of HELLFIRE missiles, Lockheed Martin is reportedly looking to land a big U.S. military contract with the Joint-Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM). JAGM, essentially the next logical step from the AGM-114R multi–purpose HELLFIRE II missile, features three (3) guidance/seeker modes: precision-strike semi-active laser (SAL), as on HELLFIRE II, passive fire-and-forget ... Read More »
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper Armed/Weaponized UAS/UAVs to See Competition from China? Chinese Unmanned Aircraft System/Drone Tech Catching Up.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 28, 2010 This one’s been coming for awhile. According to reports in multiple publications, it would appear that China is quickly closing the UAS/UAV (Unmanned Aircraft System/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) gap currently enjoyed by the United States and Israel. More than 25 different Chinese UAS/UAV designs (and up to 40-50) were recently on ... Read More »
November 11, 2010 We’d just like to wish all of our military veterans a very happy and healthy Veterans Day and Veterans day weekend. God bless you, and thank you for doing what you do for all of us. Sincerely, DefenseReview.com Read More »
Metaflex Flexible Metamaterial (Flexible MM): The Future of Adaptive Camouflage / Visual Cloaking Technology? The quest for invisible infantry soldiers continues.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 6, 2010 DefenseReview (DR) has been publishing information on adaptive camouflage (a.k.a. electro-optical camfouflage, optical camouflage, active camouflage, chameleonic camouflage, invisibility cloaking technology, visual cloaking tech, visual spectrum cloaking tech, etc.) for quite some time. We’ve reported on both metamaterials (a.k.a. MMs, negative-index materials, negative-index metamaterials, and/or left-handed materials) research at ... Read More »
CNBC Investigative Report “Remington Under Fire” Upshot: The Remington X-Mark Pro (TM) Trigger System may be an advisable option for the Remington 700 rifle.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 21, 2010 At least that’s what we took away from it (the program Remington Under Fire). Upon watching the CNBC investigative reportage on the Remington 700 7.62x51mm NATO (7.62mm NATO)/.308 Win. bolt-action rifle (Remington Under Fire), last night, it would appear that–and, again, this is just what DefenseReview (DR) took away ... Read More »
CNBC Investigative Report: “Remington Under Fire”. Does the Remington 700 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. Bolt-Action Rifle have an Inherent Design Flaw?
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com DefenseReview’s (DR) friend Christian Lowe at Kit Up! just published a piece on the CNBC Investigation “Remington Under Fire”, which deals with a possible design flaw in the iconic Remington 700 7.62x51mm NATO (7.62mm NATO)/.308 Win. bolt-action rifle. Used by military snipers, law enforcement SWAT snipers, and hunters around the world over ... Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com October 19, 2010 Bushmaster Firearms just issued a recall on the ACR (Adaptive Combat Rifle) semi-auto tactical 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. carbine in the form of a scanned image converted to PDF file format, which The Firearm Blog has been kind enough to convert to text for all of us. According ... Read More »
DefenseReview (DR) back from Paris (France), Where Terrorists Threaten, Socialists Strike and March, French Military and Police Forces Maintain Control, and the City just Keeps Humming Along. Fresh articles on the way!
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 photos and video clips. The embedded photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). October 19, 2010 We ... Read More »
DR Exclusive First Look!: SCAR Who? Meet the Colt Modular Carbine (CMC) Model CM901 Multi-Caliber 7.62mm NATO Battle Rifle / 5.56mm NATO Assault Rifle for U.S. Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and General Infantry Forces (GIF). DefenseReview (DR) Reports (Photos and Video!)
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 photos and video clips. The embedded photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). October 6, 2010 On ... Read More »