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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 »

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 »

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 »

Midwest Industries MI G3 M-Series Free-Float Tactical AR-15 Handguard with Seven-Sided M-LOK-Compatible Rail System and Anti-Slide/Anti-Twist Torque Plate! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 12, 2016 The Midwest Industries (MI) booth has become a major destination for DefenseReview (DR) at SHOT Show every year, since they make such great tactical AR’s (AR-15), components, parts and accessories. This year, at SHOT Show 2016, MI introduced some new rails, including the very interesting MI G3 M-Series Free-Float ... Read More »

Israel Weapon Industries IWI X95 Modular Bullpup Assault/Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR/SMG with AR-Type Ambi (Ambidextrous) Controls! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 7, 2016 Last updated on 3/07/16. Israel Weapon industries (IWI) recently displayed the IWI X95 modular bullpup assult/tactical rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)/SMG (Submachine Gun) at SHOT Show 2016, and the new gun generated quite a bit of industry buzz. The X95 would appear to be significant and well-thought-out evolution of the IWI ... Read More »