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Strike Industries SI Sidewinder BUIS 45-Degree-Offset Flip-Up Back-Up Iron Sights for Tactical AR-15 Carbine/SBR’s: Range Report! (Shooting Video!)

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By Jeff Gurwitch March 25, 2017 Last updated on 3/25/17. Born out of 3-Gun competition, offset back up iron sights (BUIS) are slowly taking over as the norm on both competition and general purpose AR-15’s. The advantage they offer over traditional BUIS: With just a slight inward turn of the rifle, you have an almost effortless transition between primary optic ... Read More »

Midwest Industries MI Gen-3 MI-AKSM MI AK Side Railed Scope Mount, AR/High-Caliber Triple-Lever and EXTREMELY COOL Gen-2 Kel-Tec Sub-2000 Aimpoint Micro T-1/T-2 M-LOK Quick-Release Rifle/Carbine/SBR Optic/Scope Mounts! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 9, 2017 Last updated on 3/10/17. While we’re on the subject of the latest and greatest Midwest Industries (MI) tactical firearms accessories shown at SHOT Show 2017, we should also disuss the new MI Gen-3 AK (AK-47/AKM) side-rail, AR/high-caliber triple-lever , and EXTREMELY COOL Gen-2 Kel-Tec M-LOK QA/QD (Quick Attach/Quick-Detach) rifle/carbine/SBR ... Read More »

Strike Industries SI Sidewinder Flip-Up BUIS (Back-Up Iron Sights) and SI Viper PDW Stock (Personal Defense Weapon Buttstock) for Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR’s! (Videos!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) October 5, 2016 Speaking of innovative new Strike Industries (SI) products, the company just released information on the SI Viper PDW Stock (Buttstock) and SI Sidewinder BUIS (Back-Up Iron Sights) flip-up front and rear sights for tactical AR (AR-15)/M4/M4A1 Carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifles. The SI Viper PDW ... Read More »

Tactical Revolution Rapid Barrel Change Rail System (RBCRS): Mount Your Laser Aimer/Laser Aiming Device on Machine Guns and other Crew-Served Weapons, and Keep that Laser Zeroed! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 7, 2016 If you’re planning on running an IR (InfraRed) laser aimer/laser aiming device on a crew-served weapon, including a medium machine gun/general purpose machine gun (MMG/GPMG) or heavy machine gun (HMG) with a quick-change barrel (QCB) system–and frankly, why wouldn’t you (run an IR laser AND a QCB system)?–then this ... Read More »

Shield CQS (Close Quarter Sight) Mini Red Dot Reflex Sight Combat Optic: Jeff Gurwitch Runs it at the Range, and Gives us his Initial Impressions! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 03, 2016 Last updated on 8/03/16. There are so many mini red-dot-sight combat optics out there right now, including relatively new ones like the Shield CQS (Close Quarter Sight), that it can be a bit difficult to choose one. Fortunately, DefenseReview (DR) has DR writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch to ... Read More »

SureFire X300V LED Handgun or Long Gun WeaponLight – White and IR Output and X400V IRc White-Light/Infrared LED + Infrared Laser WeaponLight! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 30, 2016 Last updated on 6/30/16. Speaking of the latest and greatest tactical weapons illumination tech, DefenseReview (DR) also got to check out the SureFire X300V LED Handgun or Long Gun WeaponLight – White and IR Output at SHOT Show 2016, and we liked what we saw. The X300V combines a ... Read More »

SMU/DARPA OMNISCIENT/REVEAL 3D Holographic Around-the-Corner Sight for the Urban Combat Fight: See Your Enemy (in 3D) before He Sees You!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: SMU and DARPA May 4, 2016 Last updated on 5/12/16. DefenseReview (DR) recently received a press release on a light-based see-through-wall/see-around-corners x-ray-vision-type technology being developed researchers at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering with funding help from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), and it’s a really fascinating read. SMU ... Read More »

Tactical Night Vision Company TNVC GoPro NVG (Night Vision Goggle) Adapter for GoPro HERO 4 Series and HERO Session Waterproof Camera Systems

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 21, 2016 Last updated on 4/21/16. While DefenseReview (DR) was perusing the Tactical Night Vision Company (TNVC) and Unity Tactical booth(s) at SHOT Show 2016, we asked Trent Zimmer to show us the uber-cool TNVC NVG (Night Vision Goggle) Adapter for GoPro HERO4 Series and HERO Session Waterproof Cameras with Wilcox ... Read More »

TNVC/Unity Tactical TAPS (Tactical Augmented Pressure Switch) Programmable Tape Switch for Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s and PDW’s! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 13, 2016 Last updated on 4/15/16. While DefenseReview (DR) was at SHOT Show 2016, we made our usual stop at the Tactical Night Vision Company (TNVC)/Unity Tactical (UT) booth to see the latest and greatest products coming out of these two innovative shops. We checked out a number of interesting products, ... Read More »

Ashbury International Group (AIG) Seeks Damages in Lawsuit Against Defense Equipment Manufacturer Vectronix

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 5, 2016 Well, this is interesting. DefenseReview (DR) recently received the following press release on a multi-million-dollar lawsuit that Ashbury International Group (AIG) has filed against Vectronix AG, Vectronix Inc., and Potomac River Group LLC. DR found the press release to be an interesting read, and it includes a link to a PDF-format copy of ... Read More »