By JB 2/20/18 I’m writing a review of a mindset/combatives course I took recently with Justin “Master Chim” Garcia of Jungle Gym Martial Arts, called VioPrep 101. This was an excellent course, and I was excited to take it because I feel that the mental preparation for counter-violence combatives (real fighting) is the most overlooked aspect of training in the ... Read More »
TMG (Threat Mitigation Group) Steel Target Systems with Stand-Alone Mechanical Reset System: Just Shoot the Center Target to Reset and Keep Shooting!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 13, 2017 Towards the end of SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017 earlier this year, Rob Davis of Aspetto introduced DefenseReview (DR) to his next-door booth neighbor Jim Hoy of TMG (Threat Mitigation Group) Target Systems, who was kind enough to show us his very interesting steel targets for both ... Read More »
DryWired Emotiv Insight 5-Channel/Sensor and Epoc+ 14-Channel/Sensor Lightweight Mobile Wireless EEG (Electroencephalogram) ‘Brainwear’ Headset Systems for High-Speed, Low-Drag Brain Wave Monitoring: Can They be Integrated with a Military Ballistic Combat Helmet?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 6, 2017 Back in 2016, DefenseReview (DR) reported on DryWired Defense’s NanoArmor Advanced Rifle Plates with carbon nanotube tech and protective nanocoating tech, both of which they exhibited at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016. However, we forgot to mention that there was one other very interesting technology they showed ... Read More »
Gungner GR-22 Chassis System for Ruger 10/22 .22LR Rifle/Carbine: Turn Your 10/22 into a Tactical .22LR AR! (VIDEO)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 29, 2017 A company called Gungner Inc. has developed a very interesting chassis system for the Ruger 10/22 .22LR rifle/carbine. It’s called, appropriately enough, the Gungner GR-22 Chassis System for Ruger 10/22, and it essentialy turns your 10/22 into a tactical .22 LR AR rifle/carbine, allowing you to attach an aftermarket ... 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 »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance APO Riflecraft (APORC) Precision Rifle/Sniper Training: Advancing America’s Proud Outdoor Heritage of Rifle Marksmanship
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 30, 2016 As long as we’re talking about Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) precision anti-materiel/sniper rifles and APO Riflecraft (APORC) shooting courses, we should probably mention that APO published an overarching press release on APO Riflecraft that DefenseReview (DR) recommends our readers peruse then they have a moment (see below). If you ... Read More »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance APO Riflecraft 551: .308 Win./7.62mm NATO Field Shooting Clinic: Long-Range Precision Rifle Shooting/Sniping Course
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 21, 2016 Precision long-range shooting/sniping courses are some of the most interesting combat/shooting courses you can take. In 2015, DefenseReview (DR) took several, the most extensive of which was the US Optics Academy Long Range Precision I: Two-Day Precision Rifle/Long Range Interdiction (Sniping) Course in the California high country. Well, now ... Read More »
GNAT WARFARE Tactical Targets: Remote-Controlled Humanoid Computerized Robotic, Mobile Tactical Shooting Training Targets with ‘Thinking Brain’…Up to 50 mph, and They Shoot Back! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 17, 2016 Last updated on 11/17/16. One of the more interesting products DefenseReview (DR) came across towards the end of SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2016 was GNAT Warfare Tactical Targets remote-controlled humanoid computerized robotic tactical shooting training targets, brought to you by the good folks at Special Services Group ... Read More »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance Introduces APO Riflecraft Field Shooting Clinics, Workshops and Courses for Gun-Curious Millennials, Recreational Shooting Enthusiasts, and Hunters!
The following is an Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) press release: October 13, 2016 APO Riflecraft – Advancing America’s Proud Outdoor Heritage of Rifle Marksmanship Ashbury Introduces Riflecraft Field Shooting Clinics, Workshops and Courses for Gun-Curious Millennials, Recreational Shooting Enthusiasts, and Hunters Ashbury’s Riflecraft programs grew out of the “country comfortable” APO Experience, an experiential shooting sports initiative for adventurous travelers and ... Read More »
High Ready Weapons-Handling Position for Combat/Tactical Shooting Applications and (Direct-Action) Military Special Operations: High Ready or Not, Here I Come!
By Jeff Gurwitch August 24, 2016 When it comes to techniques and methods employed in tactical shooting, there are, in many cases, certain developed solutions to very specific tactical problems. Unfortunately, when passing on these techniques to others, sometimes the “why” of something being done a certain way is poorly explained or left out altogether. As a result, all too ... Read More »