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

by David Crane david at 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 All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of,  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 17:34 28 June 2005 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 »

Australian ‘Off-Axis View Device’ for Shooting Your Rifle/Carbine Around Corners

by David Crane [email protected] Click on photos below to view them full-size.  All digital photos contained in this article are the exclusive property of the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). DefRev just received the following information and digital pics from one of our Australian defense industry contacts.  It’s called the OAVD, which, according to our source, stands for ... Read More »

Air Force SPECOPS Pilots Get Panoramic Night-Vision Goggles for Night Combat Ops

by David Crane defrev at May 18, 2005 Insight Technology, Inc. (Londonderry, NH), along with the U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), has developed panoramic night-vision goggles (PNVGs) for U.S. Airforce Special Operations (SPECOPS) aviators. The new NVGs are designed to enhance combat capability for pilots engaged in night operations (night flying). At least 20 sets of goggles ... Read More »

Laser Devices Inc. Dual Beam Aiming Laser-Intelligent (DBAL-I) at SHOT Show 2005

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos accompanying this article were taken by, and are the property of Click on photos to view them full size. While we’re on the subject of infrared (IR)/visible laser aimers/illuminators designed and developed as alternatives to the Insight Technology, Inc. AN/PEQ-2 family of Infrared Target Pointer/Illuminator/Aiming Lasers (ITPIAL) (AN/PEQ-2 and AN/PEQ-2A), we ... Read More »

LAMSA Weapons Systems Soldier’s Laser Aimer/Illuminator for SPECOPS

by David Crane [email protected] Click on digital photos to view them full-size. All digital photos accompanying this article were taken by, and are the property of DefenseReview recently got a chance to view a few interesting new products at the Larue Tactical booth at SHOT Show 2005. The first are the new LAMSA Weapons Systems/BEAMSHOT/Larue Tactical Soldier's Laser ... Read More »

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 »

Larue Tactical Free-Float (FF) Rail System, Tactical Rail Mounts, and BUIS for Rifle/Carbines

by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 22, 2004 Yesterday, I hand a very informative phone conversation with Mark Larue of Larue Tactical. Larue Tactical, long famous for their industry standard Larue Sniper Targets, is now manufacturing tactical mounts and their own FF Rail System (Larue Tactical Handguards) for the AR-15/M16 and M4/M4A1 Carbine. The Larue Tactical Mounting ... Read More »