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 »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview.com (dot) com July 4, 2015 We here at DefenseReview (DR) just want to wish our readers and members a very Safe and Happy July 4th weekend as we all celebrate Independence Day, and appreciate the Declaration of Independence that Thomas Jefferson wrote for all of us, and that our Founding Fathers all signed, thereby ... Read More »
Kalashnikov USA Now Manufacturing Their Own (American-Made) AK!: The AK-47/AKM Finally Gets Fully Americanized…and It’s about Time
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 30, 2015 CNN Money is reporting that RWC out of Pennsylvania is already in production on new American-made AK’s (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM’s) under its Kalashnikov USA brand. The CNN Money piece is a follow-up to their January 20, 2015 piece from SHOT Show 2015, about RWC/Kalashnikov USA’s plans to do exactly what ... Read More »
DR just Attended Beretta Tactical Summit, and Fresh Articles (including photos and videos) on the Way…
By David Crane david (at) defensereview.com (dot) com April 2, 2015 Last updated on 4/23/15. DefenseReview (DR) just attended the Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS), which was terrific. DR was not only able to run tactical products like the Beretta ARX-100 semi-auto-only 5.56mm carbine, Beretta 1301 Tactical semi-auto combat/tactical shotgun, Beretta M9A3 9mm tactical pistol, and SAKO precision tactical rifles/sniper rifles, but ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview.com January 27, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) just got back from SHOT Show 2015, and we’re ready to go with some fresh articles on some very cool products we saw there. These are products that either interested us, or that we think are actually important for the market. Anyway, we’ll be discussing and analyzing them shortly, ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com 1/18/15 DefenseReview (DR) is off to SHOT Show 2015. We’ll be at Media Day at the Range AND the exhibition all week, and we’ll report on what we see…so stay tuned! Read More »