Saturday, July 12, 2014
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Sighting/Night Vision Equipment

New Aimpoint 3X Magnifier Sight for Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT Operators

by David Crane [email protected] It’s no secret that we really like our Aimpoint CompM2 Red Dot sights/optical gunsights here at DefenseReview. The Aimpoint CompM2 Red Dot optic is currently the best red dot tube sight in the world for CQB (Close Quarters Battle) applications. It’s fast on target, and makes rapid multiple target engagement a snap at CQB ranges. However, ... Read More »

Laser Devices, Inc. (LDI) Introduces Dual Beam Aiming Laser-Intelligent (DBAL-I)

The following press release just came in to us from Laser Devices, Inc. (LDI): "LASER DEVICES INTRODUCES DUAL BEAM AIMING LASER-INTELLIGENT (DBAL-I) SYSTEM Next Generation Dual Beam Tactical and Training System Combines Infrared and Daytime Aiming Lasers with Infrared Illuminators in a Compact, Reliable and Waterproof Unit. Monterey, California, March 8, 2004 (IWA SHOW 2004 – HALL 5, STAND 219)― ... Read More »

PVS-7D NOD’s & MICH Helmet: A Review from the Front Lines.

by Charles Gaines This is the second in a series of reviews of US army equipment being used in Afghanistan. The first was on the M-4 carbine and it’s associated accessories, the PAQ-4 infrared laser and M-68 close-combat optic, and shoud still be up on the main page if you’re interested. First, the PVS-7D Night Observation Device, or NOD. This ... Read More »

Surefire Tactical Combat Lights. Light Up the Badguys at Night.

by David Crane I’ve been using Surefire combat flashlights for the last several years for one reason: they’re the best. No question about it, they are heads and shoulders above the rest of the competition on a number of levels. First, Surefire’s are brighter than everything else out there. These flashlights are specifically designed to be used in tactical situations, ... Read More »

KOBRA EKP-1S Fast Action Collimator Sight for Your Kalashnikov

According to Tantal’s Collector Resource, the KOBRA EKP-1S Fast Action collimator sight is "currently used in the field by Russian OMON SPETsNAZ. The site goes on to say that "The Kobra EKP-1S Fast Acquisition Collimator Sight is currently used by the Russian armed forces, to include the MVD and it’s OMON special forces. They have also been seen in service ... Read More »

Trijicon Introduces the TriPower Tactical Sight and TA55 ACOG Riflescope.

Bill Taggart, Director of Federal and Military Sales for Trijicon, showed me two brand new optical sights that really blew me away. Let’s get to the “TriPower” first. This is a brand new tactical "red dot" optical sight that is just extremely cool. Called the "Tripower", it’s the first triple-iluminated sight. Having handled one of these at Trijicon’s booth at ... Read More »

Leupold Introduces Mark 4 CQ/T(Close Quarter/Tactical) Optical Sight.

The Mark 4 CQ/T is a 1-3x14mm variable power "sighting device" that was designed, like the Aimpont Comp M and Trijicon ACOG, for "fast target acquisition and engagement at close to medium range." The new unit is claimed to be rugged and submersible to 66 ft and features a true 1x setting for close range engagement. It also has ten ... Read More »