By Jeff Gurwitch December 30, 2018 With my retirement from the military back in March of 2017, the thought of being able to do another Competition-to-Combat Crossover article hadn’t really crossed my mind…until recently, that is. Thanks to photos and feedback sent from previous team members of their rifle setups, they’re currently employing overseas as of Fall 2018, I have ... Read More »
TNVC Thermal Remote Battery (TRB) Bank/Pack for FLIR ThermoSight Pro PTS233 and other Thermal Weapons Sights! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 20, 2018 The TNVC/Chromatra ColorTAC CVA-14 Color Night Vision Module for the PVS-14 night vision monocular wasn’t the only interesting item DefenseReview (DR) came across at the TNVC booth at SHOT Show 2018. Oh, no, no, no. They had some additional tactical goodies, including the nifty (and handy) TNVC Thermal Remote ... Read More »
TNVC/Chromatra ColorTAC CVA-14 Color Night Vision Module for PVS-14 Monocular: Gemini 2-Channel Colorizing Tech Turns Green to Full Color Night Vision! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 8, 2018 A very interesting electro-optics company called Chromatra LLC, out of Beverly Massachussetts, has teamed up with our friends at Tactical Night Vision Company (TNVC) to bring us color night vision in a PVS-14 night vision monocular. The (patented) ColorTAC technology’s actually called Gemini, and it’s really interesting, and cool. ... Read More »
Nightforce Optics ATACR (Advanced Tactical Rifle) 1-8X First Focal Plain Tactical Riflescope Wins USSOCOM Squad-Variable Powered Scopes (S-VPS)-Contract!
By David Crane October 2, 2018 Well, this one’s interesting. Looks like Nighforce just got the USSOCOM contract for a military-modified variant of the Nightforce ATACR (Advanced TACtical Rifle) 1-8X24 F1 Riflescope, which is a first-focal-plane scope. The contract’s initially worth a little over $15M (Million), and could potentially go to $21M. Not bad. The USSOCOM-spec ATACR riflescope will sport ... Read More »
Wilcox Industries RAID (Ruggedized Aiming/Illumination Device) VCSEL Visible/IR Laser Aimer/ Illuminator Module for Combat M4/4A1 and Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 28, 2017 Last updated on 12/29/17. As long as we’re discussing the latest and greatest Wilcox Industries laser aimer/illuminators for M4/M4A1/AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s, we should probably also touch on the Wilcox RAID (Ruggedized Aiming/Illumination Device) VCSEL (Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser) visible/IR laser aimer/illuminator module, which Wilcox’s Travis Mitchell also showed DefenseReview ... Read More »
Wilcox Industries Fusion AMP Rail Powered M4/M4A1/AR-15 Carbine/SBR Rail System with Super-Slick/Sleek, Minimalist Wilcox BOSS 300 (or, 300 BOSS) Black Out Sighting System All-In-One Red Dot Sight Combat Optic with Visible/IR Laser Aimer/Illuminator! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 23, 2017 Last updated on 12/24/17. Earlier this year, at SHOT Show 2017 and SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017, respectively, DefenseReview (DR) filmed some product demos on the Wilcox Industries Fusion AMP Rail powered rail system with a BOSS 300 (or, 300 BOSS) Black Out Sighting System red dot ... Read More »
Elbit Falcon MK II Optical Gunsight for the Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR: Combat-Proven and Bombproof Vintage Red-Dot-Sight Combat Optic!
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 »
Haley Strategic Partners HSP Skimmer Trigger and HSP Th1rte3n Sights (Tritium Rear, Tritium Front) for Glock 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistols! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 10, 2017 While DefenseReview (DR) was at the Handl Defense booth at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industryi Conference) 2017, we got to check out the Haley Strategic Partners HSP Skimmer Trigger and HSP Th1rte3n Sights for for Glock 9mm combat/tactical pistols, and they looked pretty good. We’ll cover the Skimmer first, ... 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 »
Israeli Carmel Armored Vehicle/Tank, SMASH Electro-Optical Aiming System/Weapons Sight, UAS/UAV/Drone Aircraft, and Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUV) All Unveiled by the Israeli Defense Ministry’s Administration for the Development of Weapons (ADW) for Future Warfare Applications!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Army.fresh.co.il September 8, 2017 Last updated on 9/09/17. A number of Israeli news agencies, including The Jewish News Service (JNS), The Jerusalem Post, The Times of Israel, and YNET News, recently published articles on the Israeli Defense Ministry’s Administration for the Development of Weapons (ADW) unveiling of “nine new cutting-edge ... Read More »