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Spyderco Szabo Folder Black Combat/Tactical Folder (Folding Knife) with Large Scimitar-Shaped Curved Black Blade: Very Cool, Very Intimidating!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 2, 2015 While DefenseReview (DR) was at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), we stopped by the Spyderco booth to check out some knives, and our eyes immediately went to the Spyderco Szabo Folder Black combat/tactical folding knife, which sports a rather large (4.60″) and intimidating Scimitar-shaped curved ... Read More »

XM42 Handheld Flamethrower: Industrial Art with Flame Firepower! This ain’t your Daddy’s Flamethrower.

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: The Ion Production Team August 31, 2015 We here at DefenseReview (DR) have always been big fans of flamethrowers, particularly for cave and structure clearing. Well, earlier this summer, an outfit called The Ion Productions Team introduced the XM42 Handheld Flamethrower, and it may just be one of the coolest ... Read More »

Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) Custom Shop (APOCS) Optically-Enhanced, Silencer/Sound Suppresor-Ready Combat/Tactical Pistols with Heinie Suppressor Sights! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 27, 2015 Last updated on 8/27/15. Back in January (2015), right before SHOT Show 2015, DefenseReview (DR) published a piece on the Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) Custom Shop (APOCS), which is building some very cool custom combat/tactical pistols with the Trijicon RMR (Ruggedized Miniature Reflex) LED mini red dot sight combat optic ... Read More »

RP Advanced Mobile Systems RPAMS Can-Am Strike-M/M4 Maverick Fast-Attack Vehicle (FAV) in Kryptek Camouflage Hits Almost 80 MPH Off-Road for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 14, 2015 As long as we’re talking about fast-attack vehicles, or FAV’s, we should perhaps also discuss the RP Advanced Mobile Systems (RPAMS) Can-Am Strike-M4 SXS UTV/LTV FAV (Fast-Attack Vehicle) DefenseReview (DR) got to examine at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), which can seat four (4) assaulters/operators ... Read More »

Polaris Defense DAGOR Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle (ULCV): Air-Droppable/Transportable Weaponized Fast All-Terrain/Off-Road Fast-Attack Vehicle for Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 10, 2015 Last updated on 7/14/15. DefenseReview (DR) recently got to view and sit inside the Polaris Defense DAGOR Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle (ULCV) at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), and we liked what we saw. The DAGOR ULCV is a lightweight, compact air-droppable/transportable fast-attack vehicle that can ... Read More »

Thales Defense TDA Armaments Induction Laser Guided Rocket/Sub-Metric Precision Rocket (ILGR/SMPR) Wireless 2.75″/70mm Precision-Guided Rocket with ACULEUS LG Warhead for Special Operations Forces (SOF) Precision Strike and Kill Missions

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 7, 2015 Last updated on 7/19/15. Thales Defense subsidiary TDA Armaments SAS appears to have designed and developed one hell of a 2.75″ (2.75-inch)/70mm wireless laser-guded rocket called the Induction Laser Guided Rocket (ILGR), also known as the Sub-Metric Precision Rocket (SMPR), or Roquette à Précision Métrique (RPM) in French. DefenseReview ... Read More »

MOHOC Elite Ops Tactical Helmet Camera System: Low-Profile/Form-Fitting, Ruggedized and Waterproof Helmet-Mounted Camera Provides Durable HD-Video Recording (1080P, 60 FPM) Capability! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 2, 2015 Last updated on 7/03/15. While making the rounds at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), DefenseReview (DR) ran into Eric Dobbie of MOHOC, who showed us the brand new MOHOC Elite Ops Tactical Helmet Camera system, which is a lo-pro (low-profile), waterproof helmet-mounted camera with full ... Read More »

Atlantic Signal AS Below H2O Waterproof Diveable Tactical Headset for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Combat Divers: Deeper, Longer Tactical Comms (Communications) for Underwater Maritime Operations! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 27, 2015 Atlantic Signal (AS) recently introduced their brand new Below H2O diveable tactical headset at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015) that allows military SOF (Special Operations Forces) combat divers to communicate at a depth of up to 33.3 feet for up to 10 hours. Using a ... Read More »

VATEC Concealment Solutions (VCS) Flexible Multispectral 3D Combat Camouflage System: Texturized Individual and Vehicle Camouflage by Polaris Solutions (Israel) and ReadyOne Industries Conceals Your Visible-Light and Thermal/IR (Infrared) Signatures from the Enemy! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 21, 2015 Last updated on 6/24/15. Speaking of IR (InfraRed) light tech at NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), DefenseReview (DR) ran across some very interesting flexible 3D camouflage that’s multispectral, so it also works in the thermal/IR and near-IR/night-vision light spectrums, not just the visible light spectrum. Developed by ... Read More »

Tactical Revolution Atlas Beacon IR/VRB Lightweight, Throwable Waterproof Infared (IR) and Visible LED Tactical Illumination/Light Balls for Marking the Landing Zone or Enemy Target! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 17, 2015 As long as we’re on the subject of interesting Tactical Revolution products, we should perhaps also mention their Atlas Beacon IR (Infrared) (IRB) and standard visible-light Atlas Beacon (VRB) throwable, waterproof (and durable) light balls, which the company also displayed at the Source One Distributors (SOD) booth at NDIA ... Read More »