By David Crane October 2, 2018 Well, this one’s interesting. Looks like Nighforce just got the USSOCOM contract for a military-modified variant of the Nightforce ATACR (Advanced TACtical Rifle) 1-8X24 F1 Riflescope, which is a first-focal-plane scope. The contract’s initially worth a little over $15M (Million), and could potentially go to $21M. Not bad. The USSOCOM-spec ATACR riflescope will sport ... Read More »
ATS Tactical Gear Low Level Clothing System: Scalable, Modular Ultra Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Tactical Armor Shirt Plate Carrier System for Dynamic CQB and PSD Ops!
By David Crane September 27, 2018 Last updated on 9/27/18. This one comes to us from DefenseReview (DR) writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch. ATS Tactical Gear recently released their Low Level Clothing System shirt plate carrier for commercial sales. Gurwitch received one last year to try out, so he could make suggestions for improvements. Here’s what Gurwitch said about it ... Read More »
Sonitus Technologies Molar Mic Bone-Conduction ‘Supersense’ Covert Combat/Tactical Communications Technology: Is a Waterproof Mouth Mic’ the Future of Clandestine, Covert Comms?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Sonitus Technologies September 13, 2018 DefenseReview (DR) has covered the latest and greatest in combat/tactical comms (communications) for years. Our current favorite overt systems are made by Atlantic Signal, and the Atlantic Signal Dominator waterproof bone-conduction tactical headset/active hearing pro (protection) is our specific favorite. DR really digs that system. ... Read More »
Glock 19 (G19) Compact 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol: How and Why US Army Special Forces (SF) Adopted It…a Little History
By Jeff Gurwitch September 3, 2018 Last updated on 9/03/18. The internet is a great thing. Type in a few words, and a few clicks later, pages upon pages of information will be presented to you, from pictures, to the written word, to videos on whatever it is you want to know about. While the majority of information out there ... Read More »
Rostec Active and Passive Exoskeleton Technology in the Works for Russian Military Ratnik-3 Future Soldier Program
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Rostec or TASS Russian News Agency. Note: Embedded photos have been enlarged and enhanced by DefenseReview (DR) for better viewing. August 26, 2018 As if “stealth camouflage” adaptive camouflage/visual cloaking tech isn’t enough, Russian military defense contractor Rostec just demonstrated “operative passive exoskeletons” for Russian Ratnik-3-type future soldiers/warfighters. Oh, and ... Read More »
Rostec Russian Ratnik-3 Future Soldier Military ‘Stealth Camouflage’ with ‘Chameleon Helmet’ Adaptive Camo (Camouflage)/Visual Cloaking Technology to be Demonstrated for Soldier Suits and Vehicles Soon: Does it also Cloak Thermal/IR and SWIR Signatures?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Anton Tushin, Rostec August 21, 2018 Last updated on 8/26/18. DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering adaptive camouflage/visual cloaking technology for many years now. One of our more interesting pieces (if we do say ourselves) is our interview piece with Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp. CEO Guy Cramer about Hyperstealth Quantum Stealth (QS) adaptive ... Read More »
Daniel Defense DD MK18 (MIL-SPEC+) 10.3″ Tactical AR-15 Pistol (with Arm Brace) and SBR Configurations with Carbon-Fiber-Infused Polymer DD 32-Round 5.56mm/300BLK AR Mag (Magazine)!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 24, 2018 Last updated on 7/26/18. DefenseReview (DR) hasn’t reported on Daniel Defense (DD) products for quite some time, but when we stopped by their booth, we were intrigued by the DD MK18 (MIL-Spec+) pistol setup and the DD 32-round 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/300 Blackout (300BLK) AR Mag. The DD 32-rounder ... Read More »
Gatorz Eyewear Magnum Z Aluminum-Framed ANSI Z87+ Ballistic Eyepro: Rugged Combat/Tactical Sunglasses for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 16, 2018 Last updated on 7/18/18. A relatively new sunglass company called Gatorz Eyewear has a very interesting aluminum-framed ANSI Z87+ ballistic eyepro (eye protection “flagship” model called the Magnum Z, and it’s pretty impressive looking on multiple levels. First, the Magnum Z is aesthetically pleasing with it’s aluminum frame and ... Read More »
Is the US Military on the Cusp of a Through-Wall Radar X-Ray Vision and AI (Artificial Intelligence) ‘Activity Prediction’ Combined-Technology Urban Warfare/Combat Revolution?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: MIT July 10, 2018 In just the past month, articles have been published on two technologies that have peaked DefenseReview’s (DR) attention: x-ray-vision-type radar that allows one to see through walls, and artificial intelligence (AI) tech that allows one to predict human behavior/action minutes before it happens. These two technologies ... Read More »
S&S Precision WetWorX Maritime Assault Gloves (Warm Weather and Cold Weather): Combat/Tactical Gloves for Waterborne Assaults! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 28, 2018 S&S Precision usually has new and interesting products for military SOF (Special Operations Forces) assaulters/operators every time we see see them, and their new WetWorX Maritime Assault Gloves are certainly no exception. Basically, the they’re combat/tactical shooting gloves for the water, and they come in both warm weather AND ... Read More »