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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!

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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!)

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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 »

BAE/Vectronix Laser Target Locator Module (LTLM): Thermal/IR Binoculars with Laser Rangefinder for Locating and Targeting the Enemy at Night

By David Crane August 13, 2009 BAE Systems has just won a five-year, $347 million ($347M) to produce, maintain, and provide logistical support for 200 digital handheld Laser Target Locator Modules (LTLM) per month for the U.S. Army for an indefinite period of time, presumably until the $347M runs out, unless the contract is extended. BAE is partnering with Swiss ... Read More »

Insight Technology/Insight Tech-Gear CNVD-T (Clip-On Thermal Sight) Weapon Sight

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by either Chen Lee a.k.a. "SMGLee" or DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of Chen Lee and DefenseReview.com, respectively. Chen Lee and DefenseReview.com own the respective copyrights on these photos. DefenseReview.com shot its photos with an Olympus Stylus 790 SW 7.1-megapixel digital camera, ... Read More »

KAC BulletFlight Sniper App for M110 SASS-Mounted iPhone or iPod Touch

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com January 29, 2009 DefenseReview ran into Rob Silvers (a.k.a. Robert Silvers) of Advanced Armament Co. (AAC) fame at the AAC booth at the very tail end of SHOT Show 2009, whereupon Rob showed us the ballistic computing software application a.k.a. ballistics calculating software application he had designed for the Apple iPod Touch ... Read More »

Viridian Green Laser Sights for Tactical Weapons: Green Beats Red

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with an Olympus Stylus 790 SW 7.1-megapixel digital camera, which is advertised as "shock + waterproof". January 9, 2009 When most people think ... Read More »

EOTech HWS Combat Optic Conflict with Polarized Sunglasses?

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com December 15, 2008 One of our readers, Justin Guyett, has brought a potentially important tactical hardware conflict to DefenseReview’s attention after reading our photo analysis of a 5-man U.S. Secret Service PPD CAT team in a "war wagon" SUV while they were protecting President-Elect Barack Obama in downtown Chicago. In that piece, ... Read More »

Torrey Pines Logic Mirage-1200 and Myth-350 Handheld Sniper Detection Systems

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com December 8, 2008 If executive protection/PSD ops are your game, Torrey Pines Logic, Inc. (TPL) may be the name when it comes to sniper detection systems a.k.a. anti-sniper systems, video surveillance detection, and photographic surveillance detection. First up is the TPL Mirage-1200 handheld electro-optical detector (optic detector), which is designed to detect ... Read More »