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Strike Industries SI Viper PDW Stock Spring-Loaded Telescoping/Retractable Tactical AR-15 Short Barreled Rifle/Personal Defense Weapon (SBR/PDW) Buttstock! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 9, 2017 Strike Industries (SI) recently introduced the SI Viper PDW Stock telescoping/retractable buttstock for tactical AR (AR-15) SBR/PDW’s, at SHOT Show 2017, but unfortunately, DefenseReview (DR) didn’t get to see it OR SI’s other new tactical AR goodies at the show. So, we travelled to the company’s headquarters in California ... Read More »

Velocity Systems SCARAB DLX Lightweight, Minimalist (Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis) Tactical Armor Plate Carrier Tactical Vest! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 2, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) got a chance to examine the new Velocity Systems SCARAB DLX lightweight tactical armor plate carrier/tactical vest at SHOT Show 2017, and we liked what we saw. The new vest sports a lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) minimalist design, triangular laser-cut Cordura//Dyneema molle webbing, D-Ring system shoulder strap fasteners for ... Read More »

‘Special Operations Turned Instructors – Not So Special?’: A Rebuttal. This is What’s so Special about Special Ops…

By Jeff Gurwitch May 30, 2017 ‘Special Operations Turned Instructors – Not So Special?’; that’s the title of an op-ed recently written by Abner Miranda, and published Breach Bang Clear. While Mr. Abner might have some valid points as to why former Special Operators don’t always make for the best shooting instructors, to be honest, with comments like his opening ... Read More »

5.11 Tactical FAST-TAC Urban Pant and FAST-TAC Cargo Pant: Ultra-Lightweight, Packable Ripstop-Fabric Combat/Tactical Pants for Concealed Carry, and Combat/Tactical Shooting and Ops!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 30, 2017 As if if the new 5.11 Tactical Defender-Flex Slim Jean and Straight Jean and Stretch-Cavalry Twill Pant combat/tactical pants aren’t enough new pant product for you, 5.11 also introduced the new 5.11 Tactical FAST-TAC Urban Pant and 5.11 Tactical FAST-TAC Cargo Pant ultra-lightweight combat/tactical pants at SHOT Show 2017–and ... Read More »

Heckler & Koch HK VP9SK Striker-Fired, High-Capacity Subcompact 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol for Deep Concealment Ops and other Concealed Carry (CCW) Applications

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Hecker & Koch (HK) April 27, 2017 A few days agao, Heckler & Koch USA (HK USA) issued a press release on the new HK VP9SK striker-fired sub-compact (also written “subcompact”) 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO combat/tactical pistol, and even from the mediocre company photos of it, the new pistol still looks ... Read More »

Salient Arms International SAI Breda GLD (‘Gold’) and SAI Benelli M2 Customized 12-Gauge Semi-Auto Combat/Competition Shotgun Packages, and Remington/SAI 870 Pump-Action Tactical Shotgun Package: Extended Magazine Tubes and Ghost Loading Capability! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 15, 2017 After DefenseReview (DR) got done checking out the Arsenal Firearms AF Stryk B compacct 9mm combat/tactical pistol and AF Switch 7.62x39mm and 5.45x39mm Russian piston/op-rod tactical AR carbines, we were shown the latest and greatest Salient Arms International (SAI) combat/tactical and competition shotguns, the newest and most interesting being ... Read More »

Brugger and Thomet B&T USW-A1 (Universal Service Weapon) 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO Pistol-Type Semi-Auto PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) with Aimpoint Nano Mini Red Dot Sight Combat Optic and Side-Folding Stock!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: B&T AG April 10, 2017 Swiss company Brugger & Thomet AG (B&T AG) recently released info on the new B&T Universal Service Weapon (USW-A1) 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO pistol-type semi-auto PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) with side-folding stock, and the gun looks interesting. The last B&T weapons DefenseReview (DR) covered were the ... Read More »

Hazard 4 H4 Gray-Man Patrol Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis (Low-Profile/Low-Visibility) Urban Combat/Tactical Pack, Gray-Man Take-Down Carbine Sling Pack/Bag, Gray-Man Plan B EDC/Bug-Out Sling Pack/Bag, and Gray-Man Kato Concealed Carry (CCW) Bag for Under-the-Radar Concealed Carry (CCW)! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 8, 2017 As if really cool new titanium tritium combat/tactical dive/diving watches weren’t enough, Hazard 4 (H4) also introduced their Gray-Man line of lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) urban combat/tactical packs, sling bags, and rifle/weapons bags at SHOT Show 2017, which appear to be very well designed and made, and intrigued us. The Gray-Man ... Read More »

Hazard 4 Heavy Water Diver (HWD) GMT, Prototype HWD Chronograph and HWD Automatic Mechanical Titanium Tritium Military Combat/Tactical Dive Watches for Deep-Water Diving Missions! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 4, 2017 Last updated on 4/04/17. So, last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the Hazard 4 (H4) Heavy Water Diver (HWD) titanium trititum combat/tactical dive/diving watches, which really impressed us at SHOT Show 2016. We immediately liked the visual aesthetic of the watches, thanks to their very nice looking 50mm titanium ... Read More »

Arsenal Firearms AF SWITCH 7.62x39mm and 5.45x39mm Russian Piston/Op-Rod Tactical AR Carbines with AF Streamer QD556-A and QD762-A Low-Back-Pressure Quick-Attach/Quick Detach (QA/QD) Rifle Silencer/Sound Suppressors with ‘Stream-Through’ Venting Technology! (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 28, 2017 Last updated on 3/30/17. The Arsenal Firearms AF Stryk B stiker-fired compact 9mm combat/tactical pistol certainly wasn’t the only new and interesing firearm or product DefenseReview (DR) got to view and handle at the Salient Arms International (SAI)/Arsenal Firearms (AF) booth at SHOT Show 2017–not by a long shot. ... Read More »