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Patriot Arms Inc. Combat/Tactical Shotguns for Close Quarters Battle (CQB)

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview readers might remember the article we wrote on Patriot Arms, Inc. high-end custom sniper rifles back in May, 2004, titled "High-End Silenced Sniper/Long-Range-Interdiction Rifles from Patriot Arms Inc.". That article was basically a recap of Al Paulson’s excellent article on Patriot Arms that he wrote for "Special Weapons for Military & Police". Patriot Arms Inc. ... Read More »

Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile for Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT

by David Crane [email protected] Any military or law enforcement Spec-Operator tasked with employing a tactical shotgun for a living should take a serious look at the Polyshok I.R.P. 12-gauge shotgun round. "I.R.P" stands for "Impact Reactive Projectile", and this specialized shotgun round is designed specifically to maximize stopping power against enemy combatants or hostile subjects (especially hostage-takers), while minimizing the ... Read More »

New Remington 870 Modular Combat Shotgun (MCS) and 870P MAX for Mil/LE Apps

by David Crane [email protected] Remington recently introduced a new take on an old shotgun, the venerable Remington 870 pump-action shotgun. The new incarnation is called the 870 MCS, which stands for "Modular Shotgun System". The key word in that phrase is "modular". The Remington 870 MCS pump-action shotgun can be configured for an operator’s specific mission requirements. Military and law ... Read More »

Revolutionary Combat/Tactical Shotgun Recoil Reduction System

by David Crane [email protected] Knoxx Industries, LLC has just come out with another rather amazing and revolutionary combat/tactical shotgunning product, called the Knoxx SpecOps Stock. The patented Knoxx SpecOps Stock has the potential to really change the game regarding rapid multiple target engagement capability with full-power 12-guage shotgun loads. The Knoxx SpecOps Stock is an evolutionary development from two previously-perfected ... Read More »

Video: Cavalry Arms M4/M4A1 Telescoping Buttstock Adapter for Combat Shotguns

by David Crane [email protected] Back in October, DefenseReview reported on the Cavalry Arms CAV-15 MKVII polymer lower receiver for AR-15/M16 rifles. Well, Calvalry Arms Corporation also makes AR15 buttstock adapter systems/M1913 Picatinny rail optics mounting platforms for the Remington 870 shotgun (pump-action) and Mossberg 590 shotgun (pump-action) that allow the operator to attach an AR-15/M16/M4/M4A1/CAR-15 telescoping/retractable stock. The adapter system ... Read More »

C-More Systems XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) for Military SPECOPS

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview published a short piece on the C-More Systems XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) underbarrel-mounted mag-fed shotgun, awhile back. The C-More XM-26 LSS is designed to be mounted underneath an M4/M4A1 Carbine. More specifically, the XM-26 Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) was designed to replace the Masterkey underbarrel-mounted shotgun system. The primary purpose for the Masterkey was ... Read More »

Auto Assault 12 (AA12) Combat Shotgun for Mil/LE Special Operations

by David Crane [email protected] Ocober 28, 2004 Military Police System, out of Piney Flats, Tennessee, has come out with a unique select-fire 12-gauge combat/tactical shotgun called the "Auto Assault 12 Automatic Shotgun", or "AA12 Automatic Shotgun". The full-auto-only Auto Assault 12 Automatic Shotgun fires at a relatively slow rate of 300 rpm (rounds-per-minute) and employs the "Constant-Recoil" principle, which is a recoil attenuation/mitigation ... Read More »

RMP-Vang Comp 870 12GA Shotgun: Combat Shotgun for Close Quarters Battle (CQB)

by David Crane [email protected] Anyone who knows anything about combat shotguns for serious social purposes has heard either the name Hans Vang or his company’s name, Vang Comp Systems. Hans Vang is a combat shotgun/tactical shotgun specialist smith/builder of the highest order. His work in this field is well known by tactical professionals around the world. Well, Vang Comp Systems ... Read More »

C-MORE Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS): A Little Shotgun with Your Rifle?

by David Crane [email protected] U.S. Army TRADOC (Training and Doctrine Command) has published a story on the Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS), made by C-MORE Systems. You can view it by clicking here. The Lightweight Shotgun System (LSS) has been developed under the U.S. Army’s Dismounted Battlespace Battle Lab (DBBL). You can see a… picture of the LSS by clicking here. ... Read More »

AR15-870 CQB Stock Adapter and Receiver-Length Rail by Argonaut Armament.

by David Crane [email protected] Now, who said nothing good ever comes out of Canada? O.k., well, maybe it was me. Just kidding. Anyway, as it happens, a Canadian by the name of Jason de Jong, owner of Argonaut Armament, recently contacted us about this thing. And, while we haven’t gotten a chance to test it yet, I have to say ... Read More »