By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 10, 2018 Last updated on 5/11/18. CZ USA keeps intelligently and diligently developing their combat/tactical firearms and generally upping their game, and a prime example is the new reflex-suppressed CZ Scorpion EVO III (or, EVO 3) Micro S2 Reflex 9mm pistol/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) in semi-auto only configuration, or SMG/personal defense ... Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch April 22, 2018 M855A1 ammunition has been in use overseas since at least 2011, and has been in widespread service at most U.S. Army bases since 2014. I myself first saw it in 2012 in Afghanistan. Now, when M855A1 first came out, like many others, I heard the stories that due to the increased pressure the round ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 22, 2018 DefenseReview’s (DR) done quite a bit of reporting on Midwest Industries (MI) products (see “Related Articles” section below), and for good reason. They work, they look good, they’re high-quality, and they’re priced correctly. Basically, they’re awesome. So, we always make sure to stop by their booth at SHOT Show ... Read More »
Brugger & Thomet B&T APC9 9mm and APC45 .45 ACP Submachine Gun (SMG) and Semi-Auto-Only Combat/Tactical Pistol and Carbine Weapons Packages for Military Special Operations Forces, Law Enforcement SWAT and Civilian Tactical Shooters! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 4, 2017 Back in early 2015, DefenseReview published a piece on the Brugger and Thomet B&T AP556 5.56mm x 45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.23 Remington assault rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), and it was our understanding at the time that it would eventually be offered in the USA as a semi-auto-only 5.56 carbine ... Read More »
Desert Tech DT MDR (Micro Dynamic Rifle) 7.62mm and MDR-C (Compact) 5.56mm NATO Bullpup Combat/Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR Update: Finally Production Ready! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 13, 2017 Last updated on 2/13/17. DefenseReview (DR) recently got some great news at SHOT Show 2017. Ryan Wells of Desert Tech (DT) showed us production-ready DT MDR (Micro Dynamic Rifle) 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO) and DT MDR-C (Compact) bullpup 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) semi-auto-only combat/tactical rifle/carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifle), and ... Read More »
Strike Industries SI AntiVenom-XPLC Gun/Weapons Super Lube (Lubricant): Best All-in-One Gun Lube, Cleaner and Anti-Rust/Corrosion Protectant Ever? It May Just Be…But We’ll See.
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 8, 2017 Speaking of semi-auto combat/tactical pistols, if you want to keep ’em running, you have to keep ’em lubricated…and Strike Industries may have just created the best gun/weapons lube (lubricant) ever. It’s called AntiVenom-XPLC, and it’s billed as “the industry’s most powerful all-in-one weapons extreme penetrating lubrication, cleaning, and protection ... Read More »
Ironman Machine Gun Ammo Carriage System/Assault Pack (Backpack) ‘Game Changer’ for Infantry Machine Gunners and Special Operations Forces (SOF): Is it Read for Battle, and How Does it Stack Up Against the TYR Tactical Huron MICO – Machine Gunners Assault Pack?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: David Kamm and 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Iowa National Guard October 24, 2016 For the last few years (since 2011), DefenseReview (DR) has been keeping an eye on the Ironman Machine Gun Ammo Carriage System/Assault Pack (Backpack) originally developed for the FN M240 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO) MMG/GPMG (Medium ... Read More »
Tactical Revolution Rapid Barrel Change Rail System (RBCRS): Mount Your Laser Aimer/Laser Aiming Device on Machine Guns and other Crew-Served Weapons, and Keep that Laser Zeroed! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 7, 2016 If you’re planning on running an IR (InfraRed) laser aimer/laser aiming device on a crew-served weapon, including a medium machine gun/general purpose machine gun (MMG/GPMG) or heavy machine gun (HMG) with a quick-change barrel (QCB) system–and frankly, why wouldn’t you (run an IR laser AND a QCB system)?–then this ... Read More »
SureFire Optimized Bolt Carrier-Long Stroke (OBC-LS) Drop-In BCG and H7S Buffer System with Longer Action Spring for Better Weapon Control, Reliability and Durability: Best Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/Short Barreled Rifle (SBR) Bolt Carrier Group/Buffer System Combo Ever?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 10, 2016 Last until dated on 7/10/16. As long as we’re discussing the latest and greatest SureFire products, we should probably mention the new SureFire Optimized Bolt Carrier-Long Stroke (OBC-LS) (temporary name) drop-in BCG (Bolt Carrier Group and H7S Buffer System with longer action spring. Designed for SureFire by legendary infantry ... Read More »
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!)
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 »