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DRD Tactical Aptus Weapon System 5.56mm NATO/300BLK (300 Blackout) Multi-Caliber SBR/PDW/Carbine/DMR Combat/Tactical Rifle System with Quick Change Barrel (QCB) System, Internal Recoil Sysstem, and Folding Stock!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: DRD Tactical January 12, 2017 DRD Tactical, maker of the Paratus and KIVAARI rifle/carbines, recently published a press release on the new and very cool DRD Tactical Aptus Weapon System 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/300BLK (300 Blackout) Multi-Caliber Short Barreled Rifle (SBR)/Personal Defense Weapon (PDW)/Carbine/Designated Marksman’s Rifle (DMR), and it looks ... Read More »

Battle Arms Development B.A.D.-ASS Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR/PDW Components and Accessories: Titanium Gas Blocks, PDW Stocks (Buttstocks), Lower Receivers, Fluted Barrels and Sight Mounts…Oh, My! (Videos!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 29, 2016 Well, it took us awhile to publish this one, but better late than never. DefenseReview has long been a fan of Battle Arms Develpment’s BAD-ASS-ST Short-Throw (45-Degree) Ambi (Ambidextrous) Safety Selector Switch AR15/AR10, so we felt it was our obligation to check out BAD’s latest and greatest tactical AR ... Read More »

Vertx Professional Rifle Garment Bag with Up-Armored Capability: Tactigami-Compatible and VELCRO-Lined Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Travel Bag Lets You Draw Your Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR Fast and Use as an Armored Shield with ‘Capatain America Feature’! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 21, 2016. For some reason, we forgot about this one, but better late than never. Anway, after Darrell Morrow of Vertx got done showing us the Vertx Speed Concealed Carry Shirt (Long Sleeve, Forest Plaid) and Delta Stretch Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Combat/Tactical Pants at the company’s booth at SHOT Show 2016, he took ... Read More »

Strike Industries SI Sidewinder Flip-Up BUIS (Back-Up Iron Sights) and SI Viper PDW Stock (Personal Defense Weapon Buttstock) for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR’s! (Videos!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) October 5, 2016 Speaking of innovative new Strike Industries (SI) products, the company just released information on the SI Viper PDW Stock (Buttstock) and SI Sidewinder BUIS (Back-Up Iron Sights) flip-up front and rear sights for tactical AR (AR-15)/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles. The SI Viper PDW ... Read More »

DR Follow-Up: Strike Industries SI AR Carbine Flat Wire Spring Tech Details! Best Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) Action/Buffer Spring Ever?

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) October 3, 2016 About a month ago, DefenseReview published a piece on the new Strike Industries SI AR Carbine Flat Wire Spring, which is, in DR’s opinion, one of the most important tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) components/parts they’ve ever developed and introduced, since the action/buffer ... Read More »

Strike Industries SI Viper Rubber Buttpad for SI Viper MOD-1 Stock Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) Telescoping/Retractable Buttstock: More Comfort and Control!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photos Credit: Strike Industries (SI) September 28, 2016 If you’re currently running a Strike Industries SI Viper MOD-1 Stock tactical AR (AR-15) carbine/SBR telescoping/retractable buttstock, boy does SI have just the thing for you. They’ve just released the Strike Industries SI Viper Rubber Buttpad for it, which should make tactical shoting at ... Read More »

Strike Industries SI AR Carbine Flat Wire Action/Buffer Spring for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbines!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) August 28, 2016 Last updated on 8/28/16. A quality action/buffer spring is one of the most important parts in a tactical AR carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), as it’s crucial for reliable functioning, proper timing, and the required level of weapon durability. So, you shouldn’t skimp on one, ... Read More »

High Ready Weapons-Handling Position for Combat/Tactical Shooting Applications and (Direct-Action) Military Special Operations: High Ready or Not, Here I Come!

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By Jeff Gurwitch August 24, 2016 When it comes to techniques and methods employed in tactical shooting, there are, in many cases, certain developed solutions to very specific tactical problems. Unfortunately, when passing on these techniques to others, sometimes the “why” of something being done a certain way is poorly explained or left out altogether. As a result, all too ... Read More »

Kinetic Development Group KDG Tactical Weapons (Rifle/Carbine/SBR) Accessories for the FN SCAR Family of Weapons: Major Modular M-LOK Madness! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 19, 2016 Speaking of FN SCAR-related accessories/products, we should probably also mention the very interesting ans seemingly very high-quality, highly-functional Kinetic Development Group (KDG) combat/tactical weapons accessories for the FN SCAR family of weapons, which we came across while walking the floor at SHOT Show 2016. We here at DR are ... Read More »

Handl Defense Modular Aftermarket FN SCAR (MK-16 and MK-17) Weapon Caliber Conversions, Components and Accessories: SR-25 Mag (Magazine)-Compatible; 7.62x39mm Russian AK-47/AKM, 300 Blackout (300BLK) and .260 Remington Caliber Conversions; and Advanced Fore-Rail (AFR)Carbon Fiber M-LOK Tactical Hand Guard/Rail Systems! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 17, 2016 Last updated on 8/17/16. A company called Handl Defense out of Preston, Washington is doing some really awesome things with the FN SCAR family of weapons. Specifically, they’re making modular aftermarket FN SCAR trigger-module-and-barrel (and mag) caliber conversions and Advanced Fore-Rail (AFR) carbon fiber M-LOK tactical hand guards/rail systems ... Read More »