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Awesome Video: Jeff Gurwitch Runs the New Midwest Industries MI 45-Degree-Offset Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Set on His Tactical AR-15 Carbine at the Range!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 15, 2019 Back in February, DefenseReview (DR) published a heads-up piece on the latest Midwest Industries MI CRS (Combat Rifle Sight) sets, including their new 45-degree-offset CRS. Well, DR writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch just produced an awesome range review video (see below) on the new MI 45-degree-offset CRS ... Read More »

XTech Tactical Smart Laser Combat/Tactical Pistol Green Laser Aimer/200-Lumen White Light Illuminator Module with Accelerometer: Most Advanced Pistol Laser Sight Out There? (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 16, 2019 A company called XTech Tactical recently introduced a very interesting intelligent combat/tactical pistol laser aimer (laser sight)/white light illuminator module called the “Smart Laser” at SHOT Show 2019 that DefenseReview (DR) found intriguing. The XTech Tactical Smart Laser utilizes infrared (IR) sensor technology found in cellphones to activate the ... Read More »

Midwest Industries Combat Rifle Sight (MI CRS) Sets for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s: 45-Degree-Offset Flip-Up Back Up Iron Sights (BUIS), Too! (Video!)

By David Crane February 24, 2019 Midwest Industries (MI) just introduced some really slick flip-up and fixed back-up iron sights (BUIS) for tactical AR-15 carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles) called Midwest Industries MI Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Sets at SHOT Show 2019. The flip-up MI Combat Rifle Sights come in standard and 45-degree-offset variants. The latter is called the MI-CRS-OSS (Combat ... Read More »

Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine Aftermarket Accessories for Military Combat Applications: The Competition-to-Combat Crossover Part, Part 4

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 »