By Jeff Gurwitch October 21, 2018 Back in 2004, while taking part in advanced urban combat course. At the Direct Action Resource Center (DARC), just outside Little Rock AR, my Special Forces team was introduced to a method of casualty evacuation known as the ‘DARC strap’. It was essentially about 7 feet of 1inch tubular nylon weaved through the back ... 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 »
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 »
Core Survival Hel-Star 6 SWIR (ShortWave InfraRed) Multi-Function Combat/Tactical Helmet-Mounted LED Light for Going Invisible at Night!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 2, 2018 As if the Core Survival Hel-Star 6 Helmet Mounted, Multi-Function Light (combat/tactical helmet-mounted LED light) wasn’t already cool and interesting enough, Core Survival’s topped themselves with this little bad boy, the new Core Survival Hel-Star 6 SWIR. DefenseReview (DR) got the chance to view and handle it at SHOT ... Read More »
LALO Tactical Fitness and Running Shoes with Reactive-Propulsion Soles and Ceramic-Coated SuperFabric Toecaps for Military SOF Assaulters/Operators and Civilian Tactical Shooters! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 17, 2018 Last updated on 4/18/18. Every once in awhile, DefenseReview (DR) comes across a new company (or old company, for that matter) that really blows us away with their products, and intrigues us with their technology and manufacturing level. LALO Tactical is just such a company, and their very interesting ... Read More »
Devcore Deploy On Attack (DOA) Backpack Plate Carrier Pack Prototype: Instant Anti-Rifle Combat/Tactical Body Armor, and Gun on Target in Seconds! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 17, 2018 Last updated on 3/17/18. DefenseReview (DR) recently got to see an extremely cool new (patented) plate carrier pack prototype designed and developed by a brand new tactical-gear startup company called Devcore at SHOT Show 2018, and it really blew us away. It’s called the Deploy On Attack (DOA) Backpack, ... Read More »
Condor Elite Prototype FLASH Ultra-Lightweight Tactical Armor Plate Carrier, Mag (Magazine) Pouches and Tactical Accessory Pouches: Lightweight Combat/Tactical Design Taken to the Next Level!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 1, 2018 Last updated on 3/02/18. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the Condor Elite VAS (Vanquish Armor System) Plate Carrier from SHOT Show 2017. Well, this year, DR got a first look at a prototype Condor Elite FLASH plate carrier, rifle and pistol mag (magazine) pouches and combat/tactical accessory pouches ... Read More »
Beyond Clothing Stretch Alpha Sweater 4-Way-Stretch Insulated Softshell Combat/Tactical Jacket with Tweave and Polartec Technology! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 21, 2018 Beyond Clothing has a very interesting 4-way stretch insulated softshell jacket called the Stretch Alpha Sweater (or, Alpha Stretch Sweater), and its as good an example of an insulated softshell that DefenseReview (DR) has seen. We actually got to see and handle it at Special Operations Industy Conference (SOFIC) ... Read More »
Williams Blade Design ‘Special Mission Project’ HZT 002 Hira Zukuri Tanto 6.5″ Fixed-Blade Combat Tanto Knife for Dynamic Close Quarters Battle/Close Quarters Combat (CQB/CQC) Edged Weapons Combatives and Military Special Ops!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Williams Blade Design (WBD) October 30, 2017 Last updated on 10/30/17. We here at DefenseReview (DR) are admittedly longtime fans of James Williams’ Japanese-style combat blade designs, starting with the original Williams/CRKT Hissatsu 7″ Osoraku-Zukuri-style combat blade, and continuing with tactical folders like the Williams/CRKT Otanashi noh Ken Osoraku-Zukuri tanto ... Read More »
Aspetto Clip Quick-Attach/Quick-Release System for Tactical Armor Plate Carriers: Fast, Secure and Self-Cleaning! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 22, 2017 While DefenseReview (DR) was at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017 earlier this year, we came across a very interesting patented product developed by an equally interesting company called Aspetto. The product is called the Aspetto Clip, and it’s a pretty ingenious quick-attach/quick-release system for tactical armor plate ... Read More »