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Northrop Grumman NG Air Dominance (NGAD) Low-Observable/Stealth Multirole and Potentially-Supersonic ‘Superjet’ Jet Fighter Aircraft Prototype Armed with Laser Weapons/Cannon!: Hittin’ the ‘Sweet Spot’ with the ‘Baby B-2’ F/A-XX

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Northrop Grumman, Boeing, and Lockheed Martin December 16, 2015 Last updated on 12/17/15. O.k., so, DefenseReview (DR) has ben covering the development of laser-weaponized combat aircraft, including supersonic laser-weaponized fighter aircraft, for the last few years, now. Cut to two days ago, when we came across a Breaking Defense piece ... Read More »

American Sniper Shootout AAR (After Action Report): Taya Kyle Cruises to Victory, and TrackingPoint Puts on a Great Event on behalf of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 9, 2015 Last updated on 12/10/15. DefenseReview’s (DR) been a bit busy with travel and a few other things over the last week, but we’re finally back in the saddle over here. Speaking of saddles, we recently flew out to Austin, Texas to attend the first-ever American Sniper Shootout, hosted/sponsored by ... Read More »

Our Hope for an Armed French Citizenry in the Wake of the Paris Attack(s): The Second Amendment and Natural Right to Armed Self-Defense Applies and Belongs à Vous Aussi

by David Crane david (at) defensereview.com November 15, 2015 Last updated on 12/25/15. DefenseReview (DR) watched with great sadness and anger our unarmed (really disarmed) French brothers and sisters get slaughtered like sheep or cattle by ISIS fighters/terrorists on Friday, and that sadness and anger has only grown over the last two days with all the follow-up news coverage. We ... Read More »

Chinese Develop New ‘Ultra-Thin’, Lightweight ‘Tunable’ UHF Microwave Radar-Absorbing Stealth Material Cloaking Technology for Manned and Unmanned Combat Aircraft and Warships

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Business Insider November 12, 2015 Last updated on 11/12/15. As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about with the Chinese, lately. Defense One just published a piece on a new Chinese “stealth material breakthrough” that has the potential to create some ... Read More »

Thank You, Veterans! Thank you, so much.

November 11, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) is very grateful to all our veterans for your service, for protecting us from those who would harm us, and for protecting our freedom from any/all threats against it. We also greatly appreciate the immense physical sacrifices that many of you have made in that cause for us. Thank you. Thank you, so much. And, ... Read More »

Chinese YJ-18 (YingJi-18) Low-Flying Subsonic-to-Supersonic Anti-Ship Cruise Missile (ASCM): Aircraft Carrier Killer Going Operational

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: qianzhan.com and wantchinatimes.com October, 30, 2015 As if the Chinese DF-21D ASBM (Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile), WU-14 HGV (Hypersonic Glide Vehicle) and developmental supercavitating, supersonic submarine weren’t already enough to contend with in the future, the U.S. Navy will now have to contend with the Chinese YJ-18 (YingJi-18) missile, a submarine ... Read More »

Lockheed Martin Aero-adaptive Aero-optic Beam Control (ABC) Laser Weapon Turret for Supersonic Jet Fighter Aircraft: 360-Degree, 30-Kilowatt Spectral-Beam-Combining Laser Cuts Right Through Air Turbulence to Kill Targets!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image Credit: Lockheed Martin October 20, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) has been covering the development of weapons-grade lasers for awhile now, including aircraft-mounted laser weapon systems. While our most recent piece on aircraft-mounted laser weapons tech was published on September 24th of this year (2015), we actually published a piece specifically on Lockheed Martin’s ... Read More »

New Laser Weapons Coming to a Drone Near You: General Atomics Predator-C Avenger Getting 150-Kilowatt Laser Weapon, and Rheinmetall Defence Developing 80-Kilowatt Gatling Laser!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) September 24, 2015 Last updated on 9/25/15. In the last two days, a couple of articles have come out on new military-grade laser weapons coming to fruition, specifically manned and unmanned aircraft-mounted laser weapons. The first piece, published by Defense One discusses General Atomics ... Read More »

Freedom Juice/Tec-Shield Elite Oderless Cleaner & Lubricant Gun/Weapons Lube for Keeping Your Guns Running Freely

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 31, 2015 While DefenseReview (DR) was perusing the booths at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), we ran into the guys at Military Hardware, and they showed us a gun lube called “Freedom Juice/Tec-Shield Elite“, which sounded interesting to us from the way USMC MSgt Rick Cover (Ret.) ... Read More »