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Update: CopterBox Airdrop Delivery System for Military/PMC Counterinsurgency Ops

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview first published info on CopterBox back in August (2004). The article was titled "CopterBox Expendable Airdrop Delivery System for Ammo, Food, Meds, and More". Your humble correspondent then wrote a much more in-depth article on CopterBox for Military.com SoldierTech (a DefenseReview.com content partner site) in September, 2004. The Military.com SoldierTech article is titled "SUPPLIES AWAY: ... Read More »

New Kimber Warrior 1911 Pistol: Digital Pics from SHOT Show 2005

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview got to handle the new Kimber Warrior 1911 pistol (.45 ACP) at its debut at SHOT Show 2005. Basically, it’s the civilian-release version of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) ICQB/MCSOCOM Det 1 pistol, although there are some differences. For instance, the Kimber Warrior utilizes an integral M1913 tactical light rail, instead of the Dawson screw-on ... Read More »

SHOT Show 2005 Pics (Civilian-Legal FN P90 PDW and FN F2000 Prototypes Included)

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview will be publishing its SHOT Show 2005 pics in the days to come. However, in the meantime, before we get ours uploaded, "platform389" has posted some terrific digital pics of cool items he found at the show on the MilitaryPhotos.net forums, and "LARRYG36" and "Schuey2001" have done likewise at the HKPro.com forums. DefRev will try ... Read More »

Protonex Awarded USAF Contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Power Source

The following is a Protonex Technology Corporation (PTC) Press Release. January 12, 2006 08:00 AM US Eastern Timezone Protonex Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Power Systems SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 12, 2006–Protonex Technology Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high-performance fuel cell power systems for portable and remote applications, was awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force ... Read More »

New Corner Shot 40™ 40mm Grenade Launcher: ‘Around-the-Corner’ Force Multiplier

by David Crane [email protected] The following article contains a digital photo of the new Corner Shot 40™ 40mm "Around-the-Corner" Personal Grenade Launcher (PGL). As far as DefenseReview is aware, this is the first information-with-picture to be published on the new weapon system. Back in December, 2003, we published an article on CornerShot, which impressed us at SWAT Round-Up 2003. The ... Read More »

New Remington 870 Modular Combat Shotgun (MCS) and 870P MAX for Mil/LE Apps

by David Crane [email protected] Remington recently introduced a new take on an old shotgun, the venerable Remington 870 pump-action shotgun. The new incarnation is called the 870 MCS, which stands for "Modular Shotgun System". The key word in that phrase is "modular". The Remington 870 MCS pump-action shotgun can be configured for an operator’s specific mission requirements. Military and law ... Read More »

Night-Ops Gladius Tactical Illumination Tool/Weapons Light for Fighting at Night

by David Crane [email protected] For those not already aware, there’s an exciting new tactical illumination tool (i.e. tactical white light/weapons light) that will be introduced at SHOT Show 2005 in a few days by a company called Night-Ops. It’s called the Gladius High-Intensity LED (Light-Emitting Diode) Multi-Purpose Illumination Tool, and it’s the product of a partnership between Ken Good (a.k.a. ... Read More »

New Piston-Driven DSA Z4-GTC (Gas Trap Carbine) for Tactical Applications

by David Crane [email protected] Just a quick heads-up for our readers. DSA, Inc. is offering a new short-stroke gas piston-driven AR-15/M16-based 5.56x45mm carbine called the Z4-GTC (Gas Trap Carbine). David Fortier has written an excellent and very informative article about it in January 31, 2005 issue of "Shotgun News". It’s the cover story. Mr. Fortier’s article is the first one ... Read More »