By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 6, 2016 Last updated on 2/07/16. Ryan Smith of LMT Defense (Lewis Machine & Tool Company Defense) was kind enough to show DefenseReview (DR) the new LMT Defense LM8PDW556 and LM8PDW300 PDW (formerly known as the “Compressor”) 10.5″-barreled 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/300 Blackout (300BLK) tactical AR (AR-15) SBR/PDW’s (Short Barreled Rifle/Personal ... Read More »
Suppressed Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) Revolution 10.5″ Tactical Piston AR SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) Fires Subsonic 7.62x51mm NATO/.308 Win. Ammo Reliably at the Range! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 4, 2016 Last updated on 2/04/16. Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) president/CEO Frank DeSomma recently sent DefenseReview (DR) a video clip (see below) showing him demonstrating a suppressed POF-USA Revolution 10.5″ tactical piston/op-rod AR SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) being fired with subsonic 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO)/.308 Win. ammo (ammunition). DeSomma tells DR that the ... Read More »
Beck Defense .510 Beck Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR with Lancer Systems L12AWM Advanced Warfighter Magazine and ‘Controlled Chaos’ Hybrid and Nano/RDX Explosive Rounds!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 1, 2016 Last updated on 2/02/16. DefenseReview (DR) recently got a chance to try out a Beck Defense .510 Beck tactical AR carbine utilizing a suppressed Lancer Systems DGI (Direct Gas Impingement) upper receiver and mag (rifle magazine), and we came away pretty impressed with it, to say the least. Let’s ... Read More »
Patriot Ordnance Factory POF-USA P-300 (also written P300) .300 Win Mag (300WM) Tactical Piston AR Rifle/Carbine: SERIOUS Semi-Auto AR Hitting Power! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Patriot Ordnance Factory USA (POF-USA) January 17, 2016 Wow. This one’s interesting. Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) just released info on the POF-USA P300 (also written P-300) .300 Win Mag (.300 Winchester Magnum, or 300WM) semi-auto-only tactical piston/op-rod (short-stroke push-type operating rod) AR rifle/carbine, which looks pretty slick. It’s DefenseReview’s (DR) ... Read More »
Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Carbine Aftermarket Accessories for Military Combat Applications: The Competition-to-Combat Crossover, Part 3
By Jeff Gurwitch January 12, 2016 Last updated on 1/13/16. Editor’s Note: This and previous articles written by Jeff Gurwitch for DefenseReview (DR) are the author’s (Gurwitch’s) SOLE OPINION, and are NOT endorsed by SOF, the U.S. Army or the U.S. Government. Another year, another deployment down! Time again for another update on Tactical AR-15 Aftermarket Accessories for Military Combat ... Read More »
Cobalt Kinetics Evolve 3-Gun Competition/Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR with Cobalt Advantage Reload System (CARS) Magazine Auto-Eject/Bolt Carrier Group (BCG) Auto-Release Feature: Coming Soon to a Competition or Combat Theater Near You!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Image(s) Credit: Cobalt Kinetics January 7, 2016 Last updated on 4/29/16. DefenseReview (DR) has been following some of the recent web press on the Cobalt Kinetics (CK) EVOLVE 16″ tactical/3-Gun competition AR (AR-15) carbine, and were intrigued by the gun’s Cobalt Advantage Reload System (C.A.R.S.) magazine auto-eject/bolt carrierg group (BCG) auto-release mechanism(s), ... Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch December 31, 2015 In my quest for the perfect assault pack, my endless internet searches have led me to requesting a Patrol 35L Hydration Cargo Pack from Source. What interested me with Source packs (tactical hydration packs) to begin with is from the looks of their packs on their website, they looked like they sit well over ... Read More »
U.S. Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Adopts Glock 19 (G19) Compact Combat/Tactical 9mm Pistol for U.S. Navy SEAL Assaulters/Operators! DR’s Thoughts…
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 24, 2015 Gun Nuts Media and Load Out Room (LOR) recently published pieces (see here and here) on U.S. Naval Special Warfare’s (NSW) adoption/procurement of the Glock 19 (G19) compact high-capacity 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol as the official sidearm/secondary weapon of the USN SPECWAR operators, i.e., Navy SEAL’s, thus replacing the ... Read More »
FLIR Systems/DJI Zenmuse XT Stabilized and Gimbaled Thermal/IR (Infrared) Camera Going on DJI Inspire 1 and Matrice M100 Quadcopter/Quadrotor Mini-UAS/UAV/Drone Aircraft Platforms for Security and Surveillance Operations: Sees Through Smoke and Fog!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: DJI and FLIR Systems December 13, 2015 Chinese UAS/UAV (Unmanned Aerial System/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle)/drone aircraft maker DJI is teaming up with FLIR Systems to develop and produce what appears to be a relatively low-cost thermal/IR (Infrared)-capable mini-quadcopter/quadrotor drone that will be outfitted with the Zenmuse XT thermal/IR (InfraRed) camera. The ... Read More »
American Sniper Shootout AAR (After Action Report): Taya Kyle Cruises to Victory, and TrackingPoint Puts on a Great Event on behalf of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 9, 2015 Last updated on 12/10/15. DefenseReview’s (DR) been a bit busy with travel and a few other things over the last week, but we’re finally back in the saddle over here. Speaking of saddles, we recently flew out to Austin, Texas to attend the first-ever American Sniper Shootout, hosted/sponsored by ... Read More »