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 »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) August 28, 2016 Last updated on 8/28/16. A quality action/buffer spring is one of the most important parts in a tactical AR carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle), as it’s crucial for reliable functioning, proper timing, and the required level of weapon durability. So, you shouldn’t skimp on one, ... 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 »
Kinetic Development Group KDG Tactical Weapons (Rifle/Carbine/SBR) Accessories for the FN SCAR Family of Weapons: Major Modular M-LOK Madness! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 19, 2016 Speaking of FN SCAR-related accessories/products, we should probably also mention the very interesting ans seemingly very high-quality, highly-functional Kinetic Development Group (KDG) combat/tactical weapons accessories for the FN SCAR family of weapons, which we came across while walking the floor at SHOT Show 2016. We here at DR are ... Read More »
Handl Defense Modular Aftermarket FN SCAR (MK-16 and MK-17) Weapon Caliber Conversions, Components and Accessories: SR-25 Mag (Magazine)-Compatible; 7.62x39mm Russian AK-47/AKM, 300 Blackout (300BLK) and .260 Remington Caliber Conversions; and Advanced Fore-Rail (AFR)Carbon Fiber M-LOK Tactical Hand Guard/Rail Systems! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 17, 2016 Last updated on 8/17/16. A company called Handl Defense out of Preston, Washington is doing some really awesome things with the FN SCAR family of weapons. Specifically, they’re making modular aftermarket FN SCAR trigger-module-and-barrel (and mag) caliber conversions and Advanced Fore-Rail (AFR) carbon fiber M-LOK tactical hand guards/rail systems ... 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
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!)
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 »
5.11 Tactical Recon Trainer Sneaker-Type Tactical Training Shoes Rope-Ready: Lightweight Cross-Trainer Gets the Job Done, in Comfort!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 5, 2016 Speaking of 5.11 Tactical products, DefenseReview’s (DR) ben running the 5.11 Tactical Recon Trainer sneaker-type tactical training shoe for awhile now, and we’re pretty impressed with it. The 5.11 Tactical Recon Trainer is not only lightweight, confortable and durable/rugged, it’s also “rope-ready”, at least according to the large “Rope ... Read More »
Shield CQS (Close Quarter Sight) Mini Red Dot Reflex Sight Combat Optic: Jeff Gurwitch Runs it at the Range, and Gives us his Initial Impressions! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com August 03, 2016 Last updated on 8/03/16. There are so many mini red-dot-sight combat optics out there right now, including relatively new ones like the Shield CQS (Close Quarter Sight), that it can be a bit difficult to choose one. Fortunately, DefenseReview (DR) has DR writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch to ... 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!
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 »