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Milkor MGL-140 Six-Shot Multiple Grenade Launcher Demo at Blackwater

by David Crane [email protected] Armed Forces Journal has a video clip of the Milkor USA, Inc. MGL-140 6-shot 40mm low-velocity (a.k.a. low-impulse) multiple grenade launcher being demo’d at the annual Armed Forces Journal (AFJ) Shoot-out at Blackwater 2005. In the video, you can see Richard Solberg, Jr., President/CEO of Milkor USA, explaining the weapon’s attributes and features, as well as ... Read More »

Internal View of Metal Storm AICW (Advanced Individual Combat Weapon)

by David Crane dav[email protected] DefenseReview just received a virtual drawing of the Metal Storm Advanced Individual Combat Weapon’s (AICW) internals.  We received this internal view drawing was sent to us by one of our military defense industry contacts OCONUS (outside the continental United States).  We’re providing this to our readers as a follow-up to the Metal Storm press release we just ... Read More »

Metal Storm Demos Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) Prototype (Photo)

The following is a press release from Metal Storm Limited on the developmental Metal Storm Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) prototype (Photo shown below.). BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – 31 August 2005 Metal Storm Limited (ASX trading code: MST and NASDAQ Small Cap ticker symbol MTSX) today announced the successful test firing of the Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) Capability Technology Demonstrator ... Read More »

SIGARMS and Heckler & Koch/HK Defense Win Major Pistol Contracts with DHS

by David Crane [email protected] Sigarms, Inc. and Heckler & Koch, Inc./HK Defense) both recently won monster pistol contracts (in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .357 SIG calibers)–for up to 65,000 pistols, each–with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Sigarms’ pistol contract is worth $23.7 million. The SIG-Sauer pistols chosen by DHS are the SIG P226R-DAK, SIG P229R-DAK, and SIG P239-DAO (double-action-only). ... Read More »

PowerQuick Powered Ascender for Tactical Assaults (Structural and Maritime Assault Ops): Wall Scaling Made Easy

by David Crane [email protected] August 16, 2005 Our U.S. Army Rangers at Pointe du Hoc could have really used this thing. The PowerQuick Powered Ascender, a.k.a. PowerQuick personal lifting device, a.k.a. PowerQuick personal lifter, a.k.a. PowerQuick personal climber, if it lives up to it’s billing, will enable Mil/LE operators tasked with assaults over terrain, VBSS/MIO (Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure/Maritime ... Read More »

Smith & Wesson M&P Pistol: The Next Evolution in Polymer-Framed Combat Pistols?

by David Crane [email protected] The photos contained in this article were taken by (and provided to DefenseReview.com by) Charlie Petty. They were first shown in his original post on the M&P pistol (Military & Police pistol) at AmBackForum.com. DefenseReview first heard that Smith & Wesson was developing an new polymer-framed semi-auto pistol to go head-to-head with the Glock, Springfield XD, and Heckler ... Read More »

Noveske Rifleworks Weapons Packages: CQB Barrel Meets ‘The Krink’

by David Crane [email protected] August 18, 2005 The September 2005 issue of S.W.A.T. Magazine features an article by Patrick A. Rogers on a pretty slick AR-15/M16 carbine/subcarbine barrel/flash suppressor combo from Noveske Rifleworks LLC (owned and operated by John Noveske), out of Pass, OR. The article is titled "John Noveske CQB Barrels and The Krink", and is worth reading. Three ... Read More »

R.A.P.AIR™ Force-on-Force Instructor Training and Certification Program

The follwowing is an Awareness Protective Consultants LLC/Real Action Paintball LLC (RAP4) press release: Awareness Protective Consultants LLC and Real Action Paintball LLC (RAP4) Launch R.A.P.AIR™ Force-On-Force Instructor Training and Certification Course Awareness Protective Consultants LLC and Real Action Paintball LLC (RAP4)  proudly announce the launching of their new 3-day R.A.P.AIR™ force-on-force instructor certification program. The first training program will ... Read More »

5.11 Challenge Update from 5.11 Tactical Series

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview received the email message below from Bill Berry, who heads up the 5.11 Challenge, which was created by 5.11 Tactical Series. Not too long ago, DefenseReview wrote about the very cool 5.11 H.R.T. Watch, which was designed for snipers. The watch sports a titanium case and incorporates a ballistic computer that calculates all of the ... Read More »

Raytheon Develops Cellular Bomb Detector / Hijacker

Here’s one more interesting article about another Raytheon product (also from NewScientist.com): 18:28 09 August 2005 NewScientist.com news service Barry Fox Phone-bomb hijack Cellphones provide a simple yet effective way for terrorists to remotely trigger a bomb. But now a portable device devised by US defence contractor Raytheon could quickly identify and disable such weapons. The device includes a… transmitter ... Read More »