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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 »

Shield CQS (Close Quarter Sight) Mini Red Dot Reflex Sight Combat Optic: Jeff Gurwitch Runs it at the Range, and Gives us his Initial Impressions! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 03, 2016 Last updated on 8/03/16. There are so many mini red-dot-sight combat optics out there right now, including relatively new ones like the Shield CQS (Close Quarter Sight), that it can be a bit difficult to choose one. Fortunately, DefenseReview (DR) has DR writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch to ... Read More »

SureFire WARCOMP-556 Flash Hider Directionally-Controlled 5.56mm Flash Hider/Suppressor Mount for Better Recoil Management and Faster Split Times: 99% Flash Elimination! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 18, 2016 Last updated on 7/18/16. As it happens, the SureFire Optimized Bolt Carrier-Long Stroke (OBC-LS) Drop-In BCG and H7S Buffer System (with longer action spring) wasn’t the only new and very interesting SureFire product Barry Duke showed DefenseReview (DR) at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016. He also showed ... 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?

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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 »

SureFire X300V LED Handgun or Long Gun WeaponLight – White and IR Output and X400V IRc White-Light/Infrared LED + Infrared Laser WeaponLight! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 30, 2016 Last updated on 6/30/16. Speaking of the latest and greatest tactical weapons illumination tech, DefenseReview (DR) also got to check out the SureFire X300V LED Handgun or Long Gun WeaponLight – White and IR Output at SHOT Show 2016, and we liked what we saw. The X300V combines a ... Read More »

LUX180 Model 34-36 Multi-Color LED Weapon Light for Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 28, 2016 Perhaps the most fun and interesting aspects of SHOT Show for DefenseReview (DR) is discovering new, interesting and innovative products designed and developed by small companies one’s never heard of, and didn’t know existed. LUX180 is just one of those companies, and the LUX180 Model 34-36 LED Tactical Weapon ... Read More »

Dead Air Arment DAA Sandman-S and Sandman-L .30-Caliber/Multi-Caliber Silencer/Sound Suppressor Systems: Watch Sandman-S get Run on Nemo Arms Tango 6 300 Blackout (300BLK) Tactical AR Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 23, 2016 Last updated on 6/24/16. This article’s been a looong time comin’. DefenseReview (DR) first shot photos and video on the Dead Air Armament (DAA) Sandman-S and Sandman-L QA/QD (Quick-Attach/Quick-Detach) .30-caliber/multi-caliber suppressors (silencers/sound suppressors) on December 13, 2014 (12/13/14) outside Desert Tech headquarters on the final day of the Desert ... 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!)

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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 »