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Condor Vanquish Armor System (VAS) Minimalist, Modular Tactical Armor Carrier/Vest (Body Armor) with On-the-Go Design and Drop-Down Mag Carrier/Pouch System! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 18, 2017 Last updated on 2/18/17. Condor Outdoor Products (COP) recently introduced their new minimalist yet highly modular/versatile Condor Vanquish Armor System, or “VAS”, at SHOT Show 2017, and the system looked pretty good to DR (DefenseReview.com). The VAS’ main claim to fame is its “on-the-go design”. The most obvious example ... Read More »

Russian Ratnik-3 (Warrior-3) Infantry Combat System with Exoskeleton to Turn Future Russian Military Infantry Soldier/Warfighters into ‘Supermen’? Let’s Hope Not.

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit:¬†Sputnik News and Warsonline.info October 31, 2016 Last updated on 11/01/16. Since DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering a lot of andvanced Russian military and tactical tech lately (see here and here), we might as well round it out by discussing the Ratnik-3 (Warrior-3) Infantry Combat System with exoskeleton tech real quick, especially ... Read More »

5.11 Tactical Women’s Cirrus Pants Combat/Tactical Pants for Female LEO’s (Law Enforcement Officers), Civilian CCW’s and Tactically-Minded Women! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 16, 2016 Last updated on 9/16/16. So, let’s say you really like the 5.11 Tactical Ridgeline Pant lo-pro/lo-vis combat/tactical pants DefenseReview (DR) just reported on, but you can’t wear them, because you’re a woman. Well, despair not, because 5.11 has just the pants for you–the 5.11 Tactical Women’s Cirrus Pants. The ... Read More »

CORE Survival HEL-STAR F2 (Friend or Foe) Helmet-Mounted, Multi-Function Light: Combat/Tactical Helmet Strobe Beacon/Marker Light System for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Lets You Know when You’ve been Targeted! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 30, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) recently got to check out the CORE Survival HEL-STAR F2 (Friend or Foe) Helmet-Mounted, Multi-Function Marker Light combat/tactical helmet strobe beacon light at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016, and we came away very impressed with it. Similar to the HEL-STAR 6 Gen III, the HEL-STAR ... Read More »

DR Interview with Designer Filip Postolek on Hazard 4 Heavy Water Diver 300-Meter (990-Feet) Titanium Tritium Combat/Tactical Dive/Diving Watch: 10 Questions

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 12, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) liked the Hazard 4 Heavy Water Diver titanium-cased combat/tactical dive/diving watch(es) (with tritium illumination vials) so much upon seeing and writing about it/them that we wanted to get as much additional information on it as possible, including its development history and future. So, we sent Filip Postolek, ... Read More »

Hazard 4 Heavy Water Diver 300-Meter (990-Feet) Titanium Tritium Combat/Tactical Dive/Diving Watch with 50mm Case: Size Matters! (Video!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 9, 2016 Last updated on 8/10/16. “Progressive Modular Tactical Gear” company Hazard 4 is making an interesting titanium-cased combat/tactical dive/diving watch with very bright tritium illumination dials, called the Heavy Water Diver, and DefenseReview (DR) got to take a close look at it at SHOT Show 2016, earlier this year. The ... Read More »

Tru-Spec Men’s 24-7 Series Cool Camp Shirt for Covert Missions/Ops and Concealed Carry (CCW): Vented Warm-Weather Tactical Shirt Comes in Two Comfortable Mosture-Wicking Fabrics!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 29, 2016 Speaking of interesting new plaid tactical shirts designed specifically for covert missions/ops and concealed carry, Tru-Spec is making a really nice looking short-sleeved one called the Men’s 24-7 Series Cool Camp Shirt, which DefenseReview (DR) also ran across at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016. The Tru-Spec Men’s ... Read More »

5.11 Tactical Flannel Shirt Valiant Blue Plaid Long-Sleeve Work Shirt for Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis (Low-Profile/Low-Visibility) Ops and Concealed Carry (CCW): Great-Looking and Functional Shirt for Staying Under the Radar During Missions and Travel!

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 27, 2016 While DefenseReview (DR) was walking the floor at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016, we ran across a lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visiblity) blue plaid flannel tactical shirt on a mannequin at th TSSI booth that we really liked called the 5.11 Flannel Shirt, Color: Valiant, Style 72429-716. It’s a really ... Read More »

Revision Multi-Use Bump Shell/Modular Ballistic Combat Helmet with Skeletonized Accessory Rail Mount System! (Photos!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 3, 2016 Speaking of interesting new Revision military products at SOFIC 2016, DefenseReview (DR) also got to take a look at Revision Multi-Use Bump Shell/modular ballistic combat helmet prototypes with skeletonized accessory rail mount systems, which makes one wonder why it took so long for a company to offer just such ... Read More »

Revision SnowHawk Cold Weather Goggle System/Balaclava in Hyde Definition PenCott-Snowdrift Arctic Combat Camo (Camouflage) Pattern for Arctic Warfare Ops! (Photos!)

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By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 2, 2016 Speaking of combat/tactical gear and clothing in Hyde Definition PenCott combat camo (camouflage) patterns, DefenseReview (DR) also got a look at the Revision SnowHawk Cold Weather Goggle System/balaclava in Hyde Definition PenCott-Snowdrift arctic combat camo pattern at SOFIC 2016 (Special Operations Industry Conference 2016). The Revision SnowHawk Cold Weather ... Read More »