By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com September 18, 2011 Allison Barrie of Fox News just wrote a piece about the Vectronix/Optics 1 COTI (Clip On Thermal Imager) "clip and go" overlay clip-on thermal/IR (infrared) ("long-wave IR") monocular HMD (Helmet Mounted Device) as if it's a new concept in soldier/warfighter equipment/gear, and labeling it "Predator-style vision". The COTI can ... Read More »
Troy Industries Powered Rail System and Tactical Rifle Accessories for Tactical AR Rifles/Carbines/SBRs: Centrally-Powered Integrated Tactical Aiming Laser Battle Sight Mount and 45-Degree Mini-Red Dot Sight Mount (DR Exclusive!)
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com August 30, 2011 Last updated on 9/03/11. It’s been a looong time since DefenseReview (DR) has done a story on Troy Industries products. There’s no reason for this, really, other than that we haven’t had any kind of relationship with the company. It’s been difficult to reach people there (Troy) to get ... Read More »
DR Video and Interview!: BAE Systems OASYS SkeetIR and StalkIR Universal Thermal Monocular (UTM) Thermal/IR (Infrared) Weapon Sights with Cantilevered Universal Weapons Mount (UWM) and Modular Night Vision (NV)/IR Fusion HMD Capability!: Operator/Sniper-Developed Electro-Optics for the 21st-Century Future Soldier/Warfighter
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos and video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com (DR), and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these materials. The photos and video clips were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). June 13, 2011 Last updated on 6/16/11. Soldier ... Read More »
Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) Develops and Introduces All Terrain Tiger (ATT) Multi-Environment/Multi-Terrain Combat Camouflage (Camo) Pattern for Tactical Operations
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 5, 2011 On the combat camouflage pattern front, Tiger Stripe Products (TSP) recently released their latest and greatest multi-environment/multi-terrain pattern (MTP) combat/tactical camo pattern called All Terrain Tiger (ATT), which combines the famous Tiger Stripe disruption camo pattern with MTP blending coloration. With the ATT pattern, TSP appears to have toned ... Read More »
ELTICS Black Fox Active, Adaptive IR Stealth System / Electronic Thermal Infrared Countermeasure System: Multi-Spectral Thermal/IR (Infrared) Adaptive Camouflage/Cloaking System for Combat Vehicles, Helicopters, and Warships Coming soon to a Battlespace/Theator of Operations Near You!
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 25, 2011 Thankfully, there would seem to be no end to the Star Trek future-technology legacy. DefenseReview (DR) recently published a short article on Blucher Systems’ Ghost and Spectralflage anti-thermal/IR multispectral combat camouflage tech/hardware for infantry soldiers (Ghost) and combat vehicles (Spectrralflage), respectively. Well, an Israeli company called ELTICS Ltd. is ... Read More »
STS Arms Advanced Ceramic Coatings for Tactical Firearms: Tactical AR Rifle/Carbines Go Super-Slick and Anti-Night Vision (NV)/Near Infrared (IR) Detection
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 1, 2011 Last updated on 4/07/11. Late last year, David Howlett, founder of USTACRA (United States Tactical Rifle Association) and close friend of DefenseReview’s (DR), alerted us to STS Arms, a boutique gun builder/smith and weapons coating (gun coating) outfit specializing in advanced internal and external ceramic coatings (tactical firearm coatings). ... Read More »
Ghost Rocket 3.5 lb. Trigger Control Connector for Glock Pistols Enables Better Competitive Tactical Shooting with a Lighter Trigger Pull and Shorter, Faster Trigger Reset!
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). January 7, 2011 Sometimes, successful tactical and competitive shooting comes down to the little things, ... Read More »
KAC SR-25 EM/M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System) 16″ Carbine: 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. Tactical AR Battle Carbine/Rifle Outfitted with Leupold 1.1-8x CQBSS Tactical Rifle Scope for U.S. Military Special Operations (SPECOPS) Mountain Warfare Ops in Afghanistan: DR Photos from SOFIC 2010!
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). December 22, 2010 DefenseReview got a chance to view and handle the KAC SR-25 Enhanced ... Read More »
Brite Strike APALS (All Purpose Adhesive Light Strip): Small, Lightweight, and Waterproof Tactical Light Strip (Visible and Infrared) for Military Special Operations in Urban Warfare Environments
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 17, 2010 Brite Strike Technologies, Inc. (BSTI), maker of “tactical illumination products” like the Tactical Blue Dot series tactical flashlights a.k.a. tactical white lights Tactical Blue Dot remote pressure switches, Tactical Balls (no jokes, please), Baton Integrated Light (BIL) Flexaton expandable batons, and the TOC-100 Wireless Tactical Observation Camera displayed a ... Read More »
FN SCAR Weapons Program Status Update, and Special Operations Forces (SOF) Mk-16 SCAR-L 5.56mm NATO Assault Rifle/Carbine/SBR Combat Optics and Tactical Accessories Setup (Photo!)
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com All photos contained in this article are copyrighted by DefenseReview.com (DR) and the photographer. December 16, 2010 Updated on 1/08/11 DefenseReview (DR) recently contacted USSOCOM Public Affairs Media Relations Officer, Major Wes Ticer, USAF, and requested a status update on the SCAR (Special operations forces Combat Assault Rifle) program. Major Ticer graciously ... Read More »