By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 31, 2015 While DefenseReview (DR) was perusing the booths at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), we ran into the guys at Military Hardware, and they showed us a gun lube called “Freedom Juice/Tec-Shield Elite“, which sounded interesting to us from the way USMC MSgt Rick Cover (Ret.) ... Read More »
CZ 2075 RAMI BD (Decocker): Big Gun Performance in a Sub-Compact DA/SA 9mm/.40 S&W Combat/Tactical Pistol!
By Mike Pannone May 1, 2015 I train and compete with CZ pistols of all types, from my Tactical Sports in .40S&W and Shadow 9mm for USPSA, to my P09, P07 and CZ75 PCR in pistol classes that I teach for my company CTT-Solutions LLC. I have had extraordinary performance out of all of my CZ guns, but realized I ... Read More »
Walther PPQ M1 Classic versus Heckler & Koch HK VP9: High-Capacity Polymer-Frame, Striker-Fired Combat/Tactical 9mm Pistol Face-Off!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 28, 2015 Last updated on 4/29/15. Speaking of polymer-frame, striker-fired combat/tactical 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistols, DefenseReview (DR) was curious to know how the Walther PPQ M1 Classic and Heckler & Koch HK VP9 high-capacity polymer-frame, striker-fired pistols stack up against each other, so we asked our friend Dave Pavlick of ... Read More »
Glock 43 Single-Stack 9mm Pistol Gets Range-Tested by hickok45: Watch Some Steel Get Pounded! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 26,2015 Back in March, DefenseReview (DR) covered the release of the new Glock 43 single-stack, slim-line 9mm pistol, as well as our thoughts on it. Well, hickok45 of YouTube video fame just recently got his hands on three of them, and published a video on his fun little range session with ... Read More »
POF-USA PSG 9mm Tactical AR-15-Type Semi-Auto-Only Pistol/Select-Fire Submachine Gun (SMG)/Machine Pistol at NRA 2015!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) April 14, 2015 Last updated on 4/14/15. Patriot Ordnance Factory USA (POF-USA) just introduced their new PSG 9mm tactical AR (AR-15)-type semi-auto-only pistol/select-fire machine pistol/SMG (submachine gun) at the 2015 NRA Show (NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits) in Nashville, Tennessee. Well, POF-USA president/CEO Frank DeSomma initially sent ... Read More »
Beretta M9A3/92FS/92G 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol at Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) 2015!: Range Review Featuring Tactical/Technical Shooting Instructor Ernest Langdon (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 8, 2015 Last updated on 4/13/15. The Beretta APX wasn’t the only Beretta pistol DefenseReview (DR) got to handle at Beretta Tactical Summit 2015. We actually got to shoot the new Beretta M9A3 high-capacity DA/SA semi-auto 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol during a combat/tactical pistol shooting class with (awesome) tactical/technical shooting ... Read More »
Beretta M9A3 High-Capacity 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol with 17-Round Sand-Resistant Magazine and Steiner eOptics SBAL-PL Lightweight, Compact Green Aiming Laser (Laser Sight)/Tactical White Light/Illuminator (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 7, 2015 Last updated on 4/13/15. DefenseReview (DR) got to view and handle the new Beretta M9A3 high-capacity combat/tactical 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol at SHOT Show 2015, and we came away pretty impressed with it. It sports a smaller, straight-backed grip, a threaded barrel for mounting a muzzle can (silencer/sound ... Read More »
Hands-On with Beretta APX Striker-Fired, Polymer-Frame Semi-Auto 9mm/.40 S&W Combat/Tactical Pistol Prototype!: Initial Impressions (Photos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 5, 2015 Last updated on 4/11/15. Back in late February, Rob Curtis of Military.com GearScout wrote a detailed heads-up article on the Beretta APX polymer-frame, striker-fired semi-auto 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO)/.40 S&W pistol right after it was introduced at International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2015. The piece covered all the ... Read More »
Glock 43 (G43) Single-Stack ‘Slim-Line’ Sub-Compact 9mm Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW) and Combat/Tactical Shooting Applications: It’s Finally Here! (Photos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Glock, Inc. March 20,2015 Glock just released information on their new single-stack “slim-line” 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO sub-compact pistol, called the Glock 43 (G43)–and they’ve got a nice new website specifically for it. FINALLY. This is BIG news, for which DefenseReview (DR) has been waiting a LONG time, long before the Glock ... Read More »
Arsenal Democracy AD Blackside Glock Pistol Packages: Customized Combat/Tactical Pistols with AD SwiTch Aluminum Glock Trigger, DOCTER Sight III Bronze 3.5 MOA, Trijicon Night Sight Suppressor Set and Storm Lake Threaded QPQ Barrel for Silencer/Sound Suppressors! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 17, 2015 Last updated on 2/22/15. A small boutique weapons builder called Arsenal Democracy (AD) is currently on a tactical tear, building and customizing combat/tactical pistols and AR (AR-15/AR-10/SR-25) rifle/carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) for military Special Operations Forces (SOF) assaulters/operators, law enforcement SWAT operators, and civilian tactical shooters, but we’re going ... Read More »