By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 29, 2016 Alright, we’re back from SOFIC 2016 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2016), and, while we’ve been Instagramming both during and after the show, this is our first actual article from the show. Now, we here at DefenseReview (DR) have been big fans of Direct Action Advanced Tactical Gear Systems ... Read More »
SOFIC 2016 New-Product Pics (with Captions) Flowing into DR’s Instagram Page while Fresh Articles in the Works!
By David Crane david (at) DefenseReview.com May 27, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) will publish articles (with great photos and videos) on new products we liked at SOFIC 2016 as soon as we can. In the meantime, please check out DR’s Instagram page at http://www.instagram.com/defrev to see photos (already uploaded) of some of these products. More photos from the show will be ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 23, 2016 DefenseReview (DR) is attending the SOFIC 2016 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2016) in Tampa, Florida to check out the latest and greatest warfare tech for U.S. military Special Operations Forces (SOF) warfighters and missions. The exhibition starts tomorrow. As always, we’ll report on our favorite products from the show ... Read More »
Knight’s Armament Company Redback One (RB1) KAC SR-16 E3 CQB MOD 2 11.5-inch Select-Fire Tactical AR-15 SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) with High Combat Optic Mount for Fast and Accurate CQB-to-Medium Range Dynamic Gunfighting/Shooting! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 19, 2016 Last updated on 5/22/16. While DefenseReview was at the Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) booth at SHOT Show 2016, we ran into our friend Jason Falla of Redback One (RB1) Combat Training Systems, and he took a few minutes to show us an interesting little gun. It’s Redback One’s variant of ... Read More »
Vertx Speed Concealed Carry Shirt (Long Sleeve, Forest Plaid) and Delta Stretch Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Combat/Tactical Pants for Covert Special Operations and Civilian Concealed Carry (CCW)! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 15, 2016 Last updated on 5/15/16. DefenseReview (DR) has been following Vertx combat/tactical clothing and gear for awhile now (see here and here), so it wasn’t exactly surprising to see them come out with a really nice and very tacticool shirt and pant combo recently at SHOT Show 2016. Let’s start ... Read More »
Kalashnikov USA AK Alpha Tactical Rifle/Carbine with Ambi (Ambidextrous) Controls and Hartman MH1 Reflex Sight Red Dot Combat Optic: Next-Step AK-47/AKM for the 21st-Century! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 12, 2016 Last updated on 5/13/16. While we here at DefenseReview (DR) love and prefer our tactical AR’s over all other combat/tactical rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) platforms–in both direct-gas-impingement (DGI) and short-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) configurations, over all others–we’re also very big AK (Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM) fans. So, we were ... Read More »
V Seven (V7) Weapon Systems Enlightened Tactical Handguard/Rail Systems: ‘Magical’ 2099 Lithium-Aluminum Alloy ‘Most Advanced Aluminum on the Planet’!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 9, 2016 Last updated on 5/09/16. We here at DefenseReview (DR) particularly enjoy following and reporting on the latest and greatest technology trends in tactical AR (AR-15) rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)/PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) tech/hardware, so we simply HAD to give some textual love to the new lithium-aluminum-alloy Enlightened modular tactical ... Read More »
SMU/DARPA OMNISCIENT/REVEAL 3D Holographic Around-the-Corner Sight for the Urban Combat Fight: See Your Enemy (in 3D) before He Sees You!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: SMU and DARPA May 4, 2016 Last updated on 5/12/16. DefenseReview (DR) recently received a press release on a light-based see-through-wall/see-around-corners x-ray-vision-type technology being developed researchers at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering with funding help from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), and it’s a really fascinating read. SMU ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 3, 2016 Last updated on 5/03/16. Every once in awhile, when we’re at industry shows, DefenseReview (DR) comes across a combat/tactical morale patch that really catches our eye. So it was with the Epik Panda Limited Edition Spartan117GW Patch (or, X Spartan117GW) PVC combat/tactical morale patch, which we spied on a ... Read More »
Cobalt Kinetics CARS (Cobalt Advantage Reloading System) Update: CK Evolve Combat/Competition AR-15 Rifle/Carbine and New Black Line Tactical AR’s with CARS 2.0 Coming Soon! (Photos and Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 29, 2016 DefenseReview first reported on the Cobalt Kinetics Evolve AR rifle/carbine and its CARS (Cobalt Advantage Reloading System) mechanism technology for combat and competition (3-Gun) back in early January (2016), and we’ve been keeping abreast of the system’s development ever since. The folks over at CK have been busy little ... Read More »