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‘Like A Fish’ Underwater Breathing System: Artificial Gills for U.S. Navy SEALs?

by David Crane [email protected] If this thing’s for real (and it looks like it could very well be), underwater diving just got a whole lot more interesting, and the U.S. Navy SEALs and U.S. Marine Corps divers might soon be utilizing a rather revolutionary (and tankless) underwater breathing technology to help them accomplish their missions. It’s called "Like A Fish", ... Read More »

Auto Assault-12 (AA-12) Full-Auto Machine Shotgun/FRAG-12 High-Explosive Round Combo/Weapon System!

by David Crane [email protected] June 03, 2005 DefenseReview.com was given exclusive permission/rights by SOF Magazine to display the complete SOF Magazine article, below (at the bottom of this story).  All SOF Magazine article photos were scanned by DefenseReview.com, specifically for this story.  Click on digital photos below to view them full-size. DefenseReview readers may remember the short article we published on the ... Read More »

Blade-Tech/Wegner Professional Hunter Extreme CE/G10 Tactical Folder

by David Crane [email protected] Click on digital photos below to view them full-size and in correct proportion.  All digital photos contained in this article are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. While I was at SHOT Show 2005 earlier this year, I made the smart decision to stop by the Blade-Tech booth. While Blade-Tech is famous for making high-quality kydex holsters/carry ... Read More »

Australian ‘Off-Axis View Device’ for Shooting Your Rifle/Carbine Around Corners

by David Crane [email protected] Click on photos below to view them full-size.  All digital photos contained in this article are the exclusive property of the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). DefRev just received the following information and digital pics from one of our Australian defense industry contacts.  It’s called the OAVD, which, according to our source, stands for ... Read More »

Air Force SPECOPS Pilots Get Panoramic Night-Vision Goggles for Night Combat Ops

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com May 18, 2005 Insight Technology, Inc. (Londonderry, NH), along with the U.S. Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), has developed panoramic night-vision goggles (PNVGs) for U.S. Airforce Special Operations (SPECOPS) aviators. The new NVGs are designed to enhance combat capability for pilots engaged in night operations (night flying). At least 20 sets of goggles ... Read More »

Army Field Tests Lightweight, Flexible Solar Panels: Solar Powered Soldiers?

by David Crane [email protected] Back in June 2004, DefenseReview reported on the U.S. Army’s development of photovoltaic tech to power U.S. Army tents and even soldiers themselves by integrating lightweight, flexible solar panels with tent and combat uniforms/BDU fabric.  The article was titled, "U.S. Army Develops Lightweight, Flexible Solar Panels to Power Troops", and it contains a host of relevant links to the ... Read More »

SHOT Show 2005: Rovatec Bullite Training System for Tactical Shooters

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com. Every good shooter that I know (whether they’re a professional tactical operator, a tactical shooting instructor, a competitive shooter, or a civilian CCW) engages in dry-fire practice to keep their shooting skills sharp–and even enhance their skills. Well, an Israeli ... Read More »

SHOT Show Pics: Gemtech Sound and Signature Suppressors for Tactical Small Arms

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com. Gemtech, a.k.a. Gemini Technologies, Inc., displayed their line of silencers/sound suppressors at SHOT Show 2005. DefenseReview photographed a number of them, including the HALO(.5.56x45mm), Stormfront (.50 BMG/.50 Caliber), Outback-II (.22 LR). Here are the pics we shot:… I’ve fired ... Read More »

MaxSight Lenses: Better Combat Vison for Tactical Operators?

by David Crane [email protected] On April 21st (2005), Sporting News published a story by Stan McNeal about a new line of performance-enhancing contact lenses designed and developed specifically for athletes, soon to be marketed and sold under the name "MaxSight". MaxSight contact lenses are the product of a seven-year development partnership between Nike and Bausch & Lomb. Currently, the lenses ... Read More »