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Knight’s Armament Company Redback One (RB1) KAC SR-16 E3 CQB MOD 2 11.5-inch Select-Fire Tactical AR-15 SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) with High Combat Optic Mount for Fast and Accurate CQB-to-Medium Range Dynamic Gunfighting/Shooting! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 19, 2016 Last updated on 5/22/16. While DefenseReview was at the Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) booth at SHOT Show 2016, we ran into our friend Jason Falla of Redback One (RB1) Combat Training Systems, and he took a few minutes to show us an interesting little gun. It’s Redback One’s variant of ... Read More »

Vertx Speed Concealed Carry Shirt (Long Sleeve, Forest Plaid) and Delta Stretch Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Combat/Tactical Pants for Covert Special Operations and Civilian Concealed Carry (CCW)! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 15, 2016 Last updated on 5/15/16. DefenseReview (DR) has been following Vertx combat/tactical clothing and gear for awhile now (see here and here), so it wasn’t exactly surprising to see them come out with a really nice and very tacticool shirt and pant combo recently at SHOT Show 2016. Let’s start ... Read More »

Kalashnikov USA AK Alpha Tactical Rifle/Carbine with Ambi (Ambidextrous) Controls and Hartman MH1 Reflex Sight Red Dot Combat Optic: Next-Step AK-47/AKM for the 21st-Century! (Videos!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 12, 2016 Last updated on 5/13/16. While we here at DefenseReview (DR) love and prefer our tactical AR’s over all other combat/tactical rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) platforms–in both direct-gas-impingement (DGI) and short-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) configurations, over all others–we’re also very big AK (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM) fans. So, we were ... Read More »

SMU/DARPA OMNISCIENT/REVEAL 3D Holographic Around-the-Corner Sight for the Urban Combat Fight: See Your Enemy (in 3D) before He Sees You!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: SMU and DARPA May 4, 2016 Last updated on 5/12/16. DefenseReview (DR) recently received a press release on a light-based see-through-wall/see-around-corners x-ray-vision-type technology being developed researchers at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering with funding help from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), and it’s a really fascinating read. SMU ... Read More »

Texas Weapon Systems (TWS) Flip-Up Gen-3 Dog Leg Rail AK Top-Rail Cover and Gen-3 AK Tactical Hand Guard (M-LOK) System for Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM/AK-74 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: Free-Floats the Barrel! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 26, 2016 Last updated on 4/27/16. One of the things DefenseReview (DR) enjoys most about SHOT Show is finding cool new products made by small companies that improve the combat/tacctical peformance of legacy weapon systems, and thus generally make all our lives better and easier. The new flip-up, co-planer Gen-3 Dog ... Read More »

Tactical Night Vision Company TNVC GoPro NVG (Night Vision Goggle) Adapter for GoPro HERO 4 Series and HERO Session Waterproof Camera Systems

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 21, 2016 Last updated on 4/21/16. While DefenseReview (DR) was perusing the Tactical Night Vision Company (TNVC) and Unity Tactical booth(s) at SHOT Show 2016, we asked Trent Zimmer to show us the uber-cool TNVC NVG (Night Vision Goggle) Adapter for GoPro HERO4 Series and HERO Session Waterproof Cameras with Wilcox ... Read More »

TNVC/Unity Tactical TAPS (Tactical Augmented Pressure Switch) Programmable Tape Switch for Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s and PDW’s! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 13, 2016 Last updated on 4/15/16. While DefenseReview (DR) was at SHOT Show 2016, we made our usual stop at the Tactical Night Vision Company (TNVC)/Unity Tactical (UT) booth to see the latest and greatest products coming out of these two innovative shops. We checked out a number of interesting products, ... Read More »

Condor Elite Sector Sling Bag Covert Urban Combat/Tactical Pack Tactical Armor Plate Carrier! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 7, 2016 And, while we’re on the subject of brand new Condor Elite packs at SHOT Show 2016, we should also mention that Chris Dunn of Condor Outdoor Products also showed DefenseReview (DR) the new Condor Elite Sector Sling Bag, which would appear to be an even lower-profile/lower-visibility design for urban combat/tactical ... Read More »

Condor Elite Fail Safe Pack Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Covert Urban Assault Pack (Backpack) with Combat/Tactical Hydration Capability! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 6, 2016 Speaking of really cool combat/tactical hydration assault packs (backpacks), Condor Outdoor Products recently introduced one of the coolest ones DefenseReview (DR) has come across at SHOT Show 2016, as part of their relatively-new Condor Elite product line. It’s called the Condor Elite Fail Safe Pack (or, Failsafe P ack), ... Read More »

Direct Action Gear (DAG) Dragon Egg and Dust Heavy-Duty Combat/Tactical Hydration Pack (Backpack) Systems in Hyde Definition PenCott Digital Combat Camouflage Patterns for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Civilian Tactical Shooters! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 31, 2016 Last updated on 4/01/16. DefenseReview (DR) has been running a Direct Action Gear (DAG) Dust Heavy Duty Small Tactical Backpack in Hyde Definition Pencott-Badlands arid digital combat camouflage pattern for the last 6-8 months, but it actually became our favorite day pack immediately. We really love it (pack AND camo pattern), ... Read More »