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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 »

Raytheon Developing ‘Smart Scope’ for U.S. Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT Snipers

The following comes from NewScientist.com: 17:34 28 June 2005 NewScientist.com news service (written by Barry Fox) Smart scope An electronic rifle scope that automatically compensates for unsteady aim and recoil is being developed by US defence contractor Raytheon. Using the sight, snipers and police marksmen would no longer need to manually adjust their sight to account for the slight sideways ... Read More »

Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile Demo at AFJ Shoot-out 2005 (Video)

by David Crane [email protected] Back in March (2005), we published an article on the Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile (I.R.P.) for tactical 12-gauge shotgun applications. The article was titled "Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile for Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT". Polyshok, Inc. (Panama, FL) demonsrated the unique tactical attributes/capabilities of the Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile (IRP) at the Armed Forces Journal (AFJ) ... Read More »

HK416 Video Clip from AFJ Shoot-Out at Blackwater 2005

by David Crane [email protected] While you’re over at the Armed Forces Journal (AFJ) Shoot-0ut at Blackwater 2005 page checking out the Auto Assault-12 (AA-12) full-auto shotgun video, you’ll also want to take a look at their video clip on Heckler & Koch’s HK416 carbine/subcarbine (5.56x45mm). In the video, you’ll want to listen to what AFJ evaluators Bob Taubert and Lt. ... Read More »

AA-12 Full-Auto Shotgun Live-Fire T&E at AFJ Shoot-Out at Blackwater 2005

by David Crane [email protected] For the absolute latest info on the Auto Assault-12 full-auto shotgun (a.k.a. AA-12 full-auto shotgun), DefenseReview highly recommends that you check out Armed Forces Journal’s 2005 Shoot-Out at Blackwater live-fire T&E videos here… http://www.armedforcesjournal.com/blackwater Click here to watch the Auto Assault-12 (AA-12) Shotgun video from the 2005 Armed Forces Journal (AFJ) Shoot-Out at Blackwater (HIGHLY recommended). ... Read More »

Update: Enhanced-Blast/Thermobaric Weapons for General Infantry and SPECOPS

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 15, 2005 DefenseReview.com is going to be doing an article on enhanced-blast weapons/munitions, a.k.a. thermobaric weapons/munitions for general infantry and Special Operations (SPECOPS) use, particularly those being developed by Talley Defense, as soon as we can. In the past, we’ve discussed some of Talley Defense’s thermobaric work and the KBP RPO-A ... Read More »

Raven SUAV for Fast Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Ops

by David Crane [email protected] All photos contained in this article were taken by U.S. Army Cpl. Benjamin Cossel and are the property of the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense (DoD). Click on photos below to view them full-size. There’s a military UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) that’s been getting some pretty rave reviews from U.S. military pesonnel lately, called ... Read More »