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DefRev Update: Centrifuge Weapon System Tech for Future Warfare Applications

by David Crane [email protected] The U.S. milityary and several large military defense/aeorospace companies (i.e. major military defense contractors) have recently expressed a significant level of interest in the DREAD Centrifuge Weapon System (centrifuge gun) technology that DefenseReview wrote about, back in June (2004). DefenseReview isn’t surprised. It seems like a no-brainer, really. The DREAD Centrifuge Weapon System tech appears to ... Read More »

USMC Dragon Runner Mini Recon Robot (Ground Robot)/UGV for Urban Warfare Ops

by David Crane [email protected] Urban warfare operations may become just a little less dangerous for our Marines in the near future. Why? Because a bunch of researchers at the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute in Pittsburgh, Pensylvania have teamed up with the United States Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) in Quantico Virginia to create a small, lightweight little Mighty Mouse of ... Read More »

Revolutionary Combat/Tactical Shotgun Recoil Reduction System

by David Crane [email protected] Knoxx Industries, LLC has just come out with another rather amazing and revolutionary combat/tactical shotgunning product, called the Knoxx SpecOps Stock. The patented Knoxx SpecOps Stock has the potential to really change the game regarding rapid multiple target engagement capability with full-power 12-guage shotgun loads. The Knoxx SpecOps Stock is an evolutionary development from two previously-perfected ... Read More »

FNH USA ‘S.O.F. Capable Assault Rifle’ Spec Sheet. (Weapon Pics!)

by David Crane [email protected] USSOCOM’s Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle (SCAR) program appears to be very healthy, at the moment, and the FN Herstal/FNH USA "S.O.F. Capable Assault Rifle" (FN SCAR Light 5.56x45mm carbine/subcarbine and FN SCAR Heavy 7.62x51mm carbine/subcarbine) functional/competition prototypes look interesting. DefenseReview received a spec sheet via email on the FNH USA "S.O.F. Capable Assault Rifle" ... Read More »

Aztik 100 Stick-On Composite Up-Armor Solution for U.S. Military Vehicles

by David Crane [email protected] Up-armoring military Humvees has become a major priority for the U.S. military, of late, due to intense media attention to the issue. Armor Systems International (ASI), out of Vancouver, Washington, thinks it has the answer to our military’s problems in this regard. It’s called Aztik 100™ Peel & Stick Instant Armoring System©. Aztik 100 Peel & ... Read More »

Video: Cavalry Arms M4/M4A1 Telescoping Buttstock Adapter for Combat Shotguns

by David Crane [email protected] Back in October, DefenseReview reported on the Cavalry Arms CAV-15 MKVII polymer lower receiver for AR-15/M16 rifles. Well, Calvalry Arms Corporation also makes AR15 buttstock adapter systems/M1913 Picatinny rail optics mounting platforms for the Remington 870 shotgun (pump-action) and Mossberg 590 shotgun (pump-action) that allow the operator to attach an AR-15/M16/M4/M4A1/CAR-15 telescoping/retractable stock. The adapter system ... Read More »

New Aimpoint 3X Magnifier Sight for Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT Operators

by David Crane [email protected] It’s no secret that we really like our Aimpoint CompM2 Red Dot sights/optical gunsights here at DefenseReview. The Aimpoint CompM2 Red Dot optic is currently the best red dot tube sight in the world for CQB (Close Quarters Battle) applications. It’s fast on target, and makes rapid multiple target engagement a snap at CQB ranges. However, ... Read More »

Krebs Custom KTR-03S Rifle/Carbine: A Kalashnikov for the 21st Century.

by David Crane [email protected] Marc Krebs, of Krebs Custom Guns, has designed/developed a very interesting custom AK-47/AKM/Kalashnikov variant called the KTR-03S rifle/carbine. Basically what Krebs Custom has done with the KTR-03S rifle/carbine is bring the AKM/Kalashnikov series rifles and carbines kicking and screaming into the 21st Century. The KTR-03S rifle/carbine is semi-auto-only, and thus civilian-legal. Based on the Russian Saiga ... Read More »

Robinson Armament XCR Multi-Caliber Carbine/Subcarbine for Military SPECOPS/PSD

by David Crane [email protected] Back in September, DefenseReview provided its readers with a quick "heads-up" on the new Robinson Armament XCR Modular Weapon System (MWS). The Robinson Armament XCR Modular Weapon System (MWS) was specifically designed and developed to compete in the USSOCOM SCAR/SOFCAR program. The purpose of the SCAR/SOFCAR program is to adopt a select-fire multi-caliber modular weapon system ... Read More »

US Army Using New High-Tech Combat Simulation Trainer for Infantry

The following article comes from the Associated Press, through Wired.com. "Wired News" titled it "War Games: Army’s Hollywood Sim". We don’t yet know who the author is. 09:58 AM Dec. 19, 2004 PT "FORT SILL, Oklahoma — It’s a sweltering 90 degrees and soldiers Kevin Messmer and Kroften Owen are hunched in a rubble-strewn apartment. Peering from a window to ... Read More »