By Jeff Gurwitch November 22, 2017 In search of a combat-proven, bomb-proof, red dot combat optic for your AR? Well, it just so happens what you have been looking for has been available since the mid-1990’s. No, it’s not an Aimpoint or EoTech. Instead, it’s the Israeli-made Elbit Falcon MK II Optical Gun Sight, from Elbit Computers LTD (now Elbit ... Read More »
SIG MCX VIRTUS Patrol Semi-Auto-Only Tactical AR-15 Carbine May Just Be Important: Time (and Hands-On Testing and Evaluation) Will Tell
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 19, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) has been writing about the SIG SAUER MCX series select-fire and semi-auto-only carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) for about four and a half years now, ever since we were the first to publish photos on all the variants (as far as we’re aware) displayed at SOFIC (Special Operations ... Read More »
Strike Industries SI Strike Latchless Charging Handle with New SI ISO-Tabs for Better Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR Ambi Charging Handle Gripping Ergonomics: More Grip, Less Slip, with New Colors!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) and DefenseReview.com (DR) October 18, 2017 Speaking of new Strike Industries (SI) products for your tactical AR (AR-15) rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), back in May (2017), DefenseReview (DR) published a quick piece (with video) on the Strike Industries SI Strike Latchless Charging Handle with ergonics-enhancing SI ISO-Tabs, ... Read More »
Strike Industries SI AR Aluminum Ultimate Dust Cover (UDC) 223: Adjustable-Power All-Aluminum AR-15 Ejection Port Cover with Silent Activation!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) October 13, 2017 Like your Strike Industries SI AR Enhanced Ultimate Dust Cover (UDC) – 223 polymer AR-15 ejection port cover? Well, SI just upped tha ante with the new SI AR Aluminum Ultimate Dust Cover 223 (SI-AR-ALUDC-223). According to Strike Industries, “the SI-AR-ALUDC-223 takes everything you ... Read More »
Tyrant Designs Halo AR-15 Series Handstop (also written, Hand Stop) for Better Control in a Skeletonized, Streamlined and Minimalist Profile!
By Jeff Gurwitch October 4, 2017 I’ve always been a fan of running some sort of fore grip or hand stop on all my ARs, as I find that using one allows me to better pull back on the carbine, thus aiding in steadying the carbine during initial shot, and helping to manage recoil between shots. I don’t have a ... Read More »
USNV/StingerWorx shows EMPEROR Series Lightweight, Weldless Modular Titanium Rifle Silencer/Sound Suppressor Kits with Quick-Attach/Quick-Detach (QA/QD) Over the Barrel Expansion Chamber (OBX)/Reflex Chamber, Replaceable Baffle Stack and Titanium Muzzle Brake! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 19, 2017 Earlier this year, DefenseReview (DR) got to examine a very interesting StingerWorx EMPEROR Series modular titanium muzzle can (silencer/sound suppressor) at SHOT Show 2017. The Emperor suppressors are a collaberation between StingerWorx and US Night Vision Corp. (USNV). The Emperor series rifle cans are designed for tactical AR’s (AR-15’s) ... Read More »
Unity Tactical Fusion LightWing Adapter Lo-Pro Tactical Light Mount for Fusion Micro Hub 2.0 Mounting System for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 12, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) has been covering Unity Tactical (UT) products for awhile now (see “Related Videos” section below), and for good reason. They’re interesting, innovative, well-designed, and well-made. Basically, they make your life better and easier when you’re running a combat/tactical pistol or tactical AR with lights (tactical lights) and ... Read More »
Vortex Optics Strike Eagle 1-8×24 Riflescope with AR-BDC2 Reticle (30mm Tube) for Very Fast Shooting up Close, and out to Distance! (Video!)
By Jeff Gurwitch August 25, 2017 I’ll let you in on a little secret: While most of the items I review here on DR (DefenseReview) come to me via David Crane for the specific purpose of testing and reviewing, there have been a few items purchased for my own shooting needs that have worked so well, that I felt compelled ... Read More »
Cobalt Kinetics AR Rifle Round Counter (Shot Counter) on Cobalt Kinetics Evolve 3.0 3-Gun Competition/Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine with Cobalt Advantage Reloading System (CARS)! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 18, 2017 Last updated on 8/22/17. As much as the HK433 bores us, that’s how much the Cobalt Kinetics Evolve AR and its patented and proprietary CARS (Cobalt Advantage Reloading System) speed-reloading system interests and excites us. In other words, quite a bit. DefenseReview (DR) has been reporting on the Cobalt ... Read More »
Heckler & Koch (HK) HK433 ‘Compact and Modular’ 5.56mm NATO Assault Rifle/Carbine/SBR: What’s the Point?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: Heckler & Koch (HK) August 10, 2017 Last updated on 8/11/17. When DefenseReview (DR) first learned about the Heckler and Koch (HK) HK433 Assault Rifle/Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), we weren’t impressed, and that hasn’t really changed. However, several of our professional/industry contacts have either mentioned it to us or asked ... Read More »