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Knight’s Armament Company Redback One (RB1) KAC SR-16 E3 CQB MOD 2 11.5-inch Select-Fire Tactical AR-15 SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) with High Combat Optic Mount for Fast and Accurate CQB-to-Medium Range Dynamic Gunfighting/Shooting! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 19, 2016 Last updated on 5/22/16. While DefenseReview was at the Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) booth at SHOT Show 2016, we ran into our friend Jason Falla of Redback One (RB1) Combat Training Systems, and he took a few minutes to show us an interesting little gun. It’s Redback One’s variant of ... Read More »

Kalashnikov USA AK Alpha Tactical Rifle/Carbine with Ambi (Ambidextrous) Controls and Hartman MH1 Reflex Sight Red Dot Combat Optic: Next-Step AK-47/AKM for the 21st-Century! (Videos!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 12, 2016 Last updated on 5/13/16. While we here at DefenseReview (DR) love and prefer our tactical AR’s over all other combat/tactical rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) platforms–in both direct-gas-impingement (DGI) and short-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) configurations, over all others–we’re also very big AK (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM) fans. So, we were ... Read More »

V Seven (V7) Weapon Systems Enlightened Tactical Handguard/Rail Systems: ‘Magical’ 2099 Lithium-Aluminum Alloy ‘Most Advanced Aluminum on the Planet’!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 9, 2016 Last updated on 5/09/16. We here at DefenseReview (DR) particularly enjoy following and reporting on the latest and greatest technology trends in tactical AR (AR-15) rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)/PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) tech/hardware, so we simply HAD to give some textual love to the new lithium-aluminum-alloy Enlightened modular tactical ... Read More »

Cobalt Kinetics CARS (Cobalt Advantage Reloading System) Update: CK Evolve Combat/Competition AR-15 Rifle/Carbine and New Black Line Tactical AR’s with CARS 2.0 Coming Soon! (Photos and Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 29, 2016 DefenseReview first reported on the Cobalt Kinetics Evolve AR rifle/carbine and its CARS (Cobalt Advantage Reloading System) mechanism technology for combat and competition (3-Gun) back in early January (2016), and we’ve been keeping abreast of the system’s development ever since. The folks over at CK have been busy little ... Read More »

Texas Weapon Systems (TWS) Flip-Up Gen-3 Dog Leg Rail AK Top-Rail Cover and Gen-3 AK Tactical Hand Guard (M-LOK) System for Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM/AK-74 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: Free-Floats the Barrel! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 26, 2016 Last updated on 4/27/16. One of the things DefenseReview (DR) enjoys most about SHOT Show is finding cool new products made by small companies that improve the combat/tacctical peformance of legacy weapon systems, and thus generally make all our lives better and easier. The new flip-up, co-planer Gen-3 Dog ... Read More »

TNVC/Unity Tactical TAPS (Tactical Augmented Pressure Switch) Programmable Tape Switch for Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s and PDW’s! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 13, 2016 Last updated on 4/15/16. While DefenseReview (DR) was at SHOT Show 2016, we made our usual stop at the Tactical Night Vision Company (TNVC)/Unity Tactical (UT) booth to see the latest and greatest products coming out of these two innovative shops. We checked out a number of interesting products, ... Read More »

Midwest Industries MI Sentinel Concepts Carbine M-LOK Compatible: .223 Wylde/5.56mm NATO Tactical AR-15 Carbine with 16-inch, 1:8″-Twist Criterion Hybrid Contour Barrel is Ready for Battle Right Out of the Box! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 28, 2016 Last updated on 3/28/16. While DefenseReview (DR) was hanging out at the Midwest Industries (MI) booth checking out their latest and greatest products for SHOT Show 2016, Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts was kind enough to take us through the new “Special Edition” Midwest Industries MI Sentinel Concepts Carbine ... Read More »

Ferfrans SOAR-P 6.5 Grendel Select-Fire/Full-Auto Tactical Piston AR (AR-15-type) Rifle/Carbine/SBR Prototype: Ultimate All-Purpose Tactical AR-15-Type Weapon System for Military Combat? (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: FERFRANS Specialties March 18, 2016 Last updated on 3/19/16. The 6.5 Grendel is arguably, theoretically, the most versatile tactical AR (AR-15) cartridge for everything from short to long-range engagements out to 800-100 yards. Well, FERFRANS Inc. just sent DefenseReview (DR) photos and video footage of a Ferfrans SOAR-P 18″-barreled select-fire/full-auto ... Read More »

M+M Industries M10X Elite 7.62x39mm Russian Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM-Type Long-Stroke Piston/Op-Rod Assault/Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR/Pistol! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 16, 2016 Last updated on 3/17/16. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) was one of the first publications to publish a detailed article on the M+M M10X 7.62x39mm Russian AK-type long-stroke gas piston/op-rod tactical rifle/carbine, after we viewed and handled it at SHOT Show 2015. Well, we recently had the pleasure of checking ... Read More »

Midwest Industries MI SP-Series Free-Float Tactical AR-15 Handguard M-LOK Compatible Rail System for Integrally/Recessed-Suppressed Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 13, 2016 While we’re on the subject of Midwest Industries (MI) M-LOK tactical handguards/rail systems/forend rail tubes, we should definitely mention the MI SP-Series Free Float Handguard M-LOK Compatible tactical AR (AR-15) rail system, which, just like the MI G3 M-Series Free Float Tactical Handguard, sports MI’s patent-pending anti-slide/anti-twist torque plate ... Read More »