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FERFRANS FAS (Fast Acquisition Sight) HUD-Style Red Dot Sight/Combat Optic for Urban Warfare Applications

By David Crane [email protected] October 18, 2007 While we’re on the subject of MOUT / urban warfare tactics a.k.a. urban combat tactics, DefenseReview was recently sent information on a new combat optic (optical sight) being introduced by FERFRANS Specialties for tactical / urban warfare applications. DefRev readers might remember the piece we published on the SOPMOD M4/M4A1 CQBR-type FERFRANS SOAR ... Read More »

Fighting Carbine Optics: Pick the Right One

by Zak Smith DEMIGOD LLC With optics ubiquitous on fighting rifles, the old rule that long barrels – with their longer sight radius – are needed for accuracy and longer-range capability is turned on its head. It’s possible to get one-moa mechanical accuracy from 18, 16, 14.5, 12.5, and even 10.5-inch barrels, perhaps at a higher cost. Thus, with even ... Read More »

FERFRANS SOAR Select-Fire SBRs and Carbines, and GRSC Combat Rifle Scope (CRS) at the Range

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). July 30, 2007 Back in April, DefenseReview published a short article on our approx. ... Read More »

Parascope Urban Combat Sight (UCS): Kill the Enemy from Behind Cover

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). Back in early March (2007) DefenseReview got to view and handle a very interesting ... Read More »

SureSight Combat Pistol Sights: Meet the Triangle

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com Speaking of combat pistol sights, a company called SureSight, LLC is billing their SureSight ST-1 triangular sight system as the "next generation of iron handgun sights". The SureSight ST-1 sighting system takes advantage of the Gestalt Principles of Organization, specifically the Gestalt Principle of "Closure", which exploits human beings’ tendency to see complete shapes, ... Read More »

Israeli Company Develops Revolutionary Combat Pistol Sight System

by David Crane [email protected] All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and they are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with a 7.2-megapixel Sony Cyber-shot digital camera (Model #: DSC-P150). While DefenseReview was at NDIA Small Arms Symposium 2007, we ran into a very friendly and ... Read More »

ShieldShot Tactical Mirror Sight/BUIS for Around-the Corner Shots

by David Crane david at defensereview.com This is just a quick heads-up on the ShieldShot Tactical Mirror Sight/BUIS for around-the-corner engagements. It’s made by ShieldShot, Ltd. out of Austin, Texas. The sight is designed so even the operator’s hands stay behind cover while he aims and shoots. The ShieldShot Tactical Mirror/BUIS also allows you to shoot under vehicles, over walls, ... Read More »

New Military-Grade ADT/Oerlikon Contraves Laser Light Module (LLM 01) Tactical IR Laser Aimer/White Light Module Introduced to U.S. Market by Advance Defense Technologies (ADT): British SAS and German KSK (Special Forces) Ready!

February 17, 2006 Last updated on 11/07/12. Photos below are of German KSK (German military Special Forces) and Dutch Special Forces operators with the Oerlikon Contraves Laser Light Module (LLM 01) tactical aiming laser/white light (laser aiming device/tactical white light) attached to their weapons. Click on photos below to view them full-size. The following is a slightly edited Advance Defense Technologies (ADT) ... Read More »

Crimson Trace Introduces New G-Series Lasergrips for Glock Pistols at IACP 2005

by David Crane david@defensereview..com All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com.  Click on the photos below to view them full-size.  Crimson Trace Corporation (CTC) has just introduced a new laser targeting system for Glock pistols called the G-Series Lasergrips. CTC bills the new G-Series Lasergrips as "the first user-installed Glock laser ... Read More »

Raytheon Developing ‘Smart Scope’ for U.S. Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT Snipers

The following comes from NewScientist.com: 17:34 28 June 2005 NewScientist.com news service (written by Barry Fox) Smart scope An electronic rifle scope that automatically compensates for unsteady aim and recoil is being developed by US defence contractor Raytheon. Using the sight, snipers and police marksmen would no longer need to manually adjust their sight to account for the slight sideways ... Read More »