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Daniel Defense DDM4 Tactical AR-15 Carbine with DD Omega-X 12.0 FSP Extended Rail System

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 6, 2009 Daniel Defense, Inc. (DD) out of Black Creek, Georgia (GA) is now making complete AR-15 tactical carbines. The first DD tactical AR carbine being introduced is the Daniel Defense M4 (DDM4) Carbine 5.56x45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO)/.223 Rem. AR-15 tactical carbine. DefenseReview got a chance to view and handle the ... Read More »

A.R.M.S. Inc. (Dick Swan) vs. Troy Industries (Steve Troy): ARMS/Swan Wins $1.8 Million

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 23, 2009 DefenseReview received an email message from one of our professional contacts this past Sunday about Dick Swan’s company, Atlantic Research Marketing Systems Inc. (A.R.M.S. Inc.), winning a $1.8 million (1.8M) judgement earlier this month against Troy Industries, Inc. in a federal lawsuit. An A.R.M.S. Inc. press release, dated July ... Read More »

Live-Fire Video: Vltor VIS-1 M4/M4A1-Config Select-Fire Carbine

by David Crane david at defensereview.com DefenseReview has received a short video clip from Vltor Weapon Systems that shows their VIS-1 monolithic-type (one-piece) carbine-length upper receiver/Mil-Std-1913 rail system attached to an M4/M4A1 Carbine-config select-fire lower receiver and being run on full-auto at an outdoor range. The weapon is outfitted with a Vltor Carbine/collabsible Modstock, EOTech 552 HWS/HDS (Holographic Weapon Sight/HOLOgraphic Diffraction ... Read More »

TangoDown Vertical Foregrip for your Rifle, Carbine, or CQB Subcarbine.

by David Crane [email protected] The TangoDown M16/AR-15/M4 Vertical Grip (vertical foregrip), made by TangoDown, LLC/Buffer Technologies has received many highly positive reviews from some very knowledgable and experienced people, since it was first introduced. In fact, DefRev has yet to hear even one negative thing about it. The TangoDown vertical foregrip is designed to fit any MilSpec (i.e. Mil-Std) M1913 ... Read More »

Larue Tactical Free-Float (FF) Rail System, Tactical Rail Mounts, and BUIS for Rifle/Carbines

by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 22, 2004 Yesterday, I hand a very informative phone conversation with Mark Larue of Larue Tactical. Larue Tactical, long famous for their industry standard Larue Sniper Targets, is now manufacturing tactical mounts and their own FF Rail System (Larue Tactical Handguards) for the AR-15/M16 and M4/M4A1 Carbine. The Larue Tactical Mounting ... Read More »

LMT Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP)/Quick-Change Barrel System for CAR-15/M4A1

by David Crane [email protected] Back in April (2004), DefenseReview published a short article about the Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP) and QuickChange Barrel System (QCBS) for AR-15/M16-based rifles (including the SOPMOD M4A1Carbine/CQB Subcarbine), made by Lewis Machine & Tool Co. (LMT). Gary Paul Johnston has just written an excellent piece on the LMT MRP/QCBS for the September 2004 issue of "Soldier ... Read More »

Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP) and Quick-Change Barrel for the M4A1 Carbine

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev discovered this item at SWAT Round-Up 2003 back in November at the Lewis Machine & Tool Co. (LMT) booth. It’s called the "MRP", which stands for "Monolithic Rail Platform". While the MRP is interesting, the most interesting aspect of the system is the quick-change barrel feature. MilitaryMorons.com (a very cool and informative site, by the ... Read More »