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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 »

Announcement for Iraq Deployment: $170,000 Per Year for Qualified Personnel

Global Security Source is currently looking for qualified security personnel for deployment to Iraq. Salary is $170,000 per year. If you’re qualified, you would need to send your resume via email to the address listed in the announcement (Click on "Read More" hypertext below to view it.). Here’s the official announcement: Updated!! Still Needed!! ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IRAQ DEPLOYMENT: $170,000. PER ... 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 »

Announcement for Iraq Deployment: $170,000 Per Year for Qualified Personnel

DefRev just received this announcement (below). Global Security Source is currently looking for qualified security personnel for deployment to Iraq. Salary is $170,000 per year. If you’re qualified, you would need to contact Global Security Source ASAP, as it’s getting down to the wire. You have to be ready to deploy by June 30th, 2004. Here’s the official announcement: "ANNOUNCEMENT ... 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 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 »

The Real Reason Airline Management Opposes Arming Pilots.

By Cap-n-D Despite the obvious benefit of arming pilots against terrorist attacks on our airlines, substantial opposition to the program is still being brought by the Air Transport Association and its member carriers. The most often sited concern is the air carrier’s liability for the actions of a Federal Flight Deck Officers (FFDO’S, or armed pilots) use of a weapon ... 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 »