Friday, July 19, 2019
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HKM4: Heckler and Koch Enters the M4 Carbine/CQB Subcarbine Arena.

I’m sure everyone has been following this since the first images from Shot Show were revealed, but for those of you suffering from internet-withdrawal, go to H&K USA’s HKM4 page to check out the long-rumored HKM4 carbine/CQB subcarbine. Additional HKM4 images/info can be found in… forum threads such as AR15.com – Shot Show 04 – HK M4 (Large Pic files), ... Read More »

Hogue Avenger™ System: Fixed Barrel Replacement Upper for 1911 Pistols.

This one’s interesting. Brought to you by the fine people at Hogue grips, the Avenger™ system/kit, a fixed barrel upper (slide, barrel, and associated parts) for 1911 pistols, is a patents-pending system that eliminates the need for precision fitting a conventional 1911 slide and barrel. You can read all about the… Hogue Avenger™ system by clicking on this link. We’ll ... Read More »

Springfield Armory XD (X-Treme Duty) Pistols

by David Crane [email protected] Speaking of compact and subcompact pistols (see story below), DefRev also has yet to run the XD (X-treme Duty) pistols by Springfield Armory. The two models we’re most interested in evaluating are the 4 inch service model XD pistol and the 3 inch Sub-Compact XD pistol. The 3" subcompact XD pistol might actually be the most ... Read More »

CZ P-01 Compact and CZ 2075 RAMI Subcompact Pistols

If you’re a fan of the CZ-75 pistol, you might want to take a look at the new CZ P-01 pistol that was designed for the Czech national police. Instead of the CZ-75’s 1911-style frame-mounted sweep-down manual thumb safety, the CZ P-01 utilizes a frame-mounted manual decocker. "Guns & Ammo" recently published this article on the CZ P-01 pistol. It’s ... Read More »

CRKT Hissatsu Combat/Tactical Tanto Knife: A Japanese-Style Solution for Modern Spec-Ops/Tactical CQB Problems.

by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com February 7, 2004 Last updated on 10/23/12. Some of you may remember the original “Hissatsu” that was manufactured for and marketed by Ancient Edge/Bugei Trading Co. in very limited numbers several years ago. Well, it’s back. Once again, it’s brought to us (in slightly modified form) by Ancient Edge/Bugei Trading Co., only ... Read More »

Limited Edition Naval Specwar (NSW) Sig-Sauer P226-9-Navy Pistol

SIGARMS, Inc. (SIG-Sauer) has issued the following press release: "SIGARMS® Offers Limited Run of Authentic Navy SEAL Pistols. Special Operations Warrior Foundation to receive up to $100,000 from sale of P226 pistol. EXETER, New Hampshire – Feb 2, 2004 – SIGARMS® Inc. has released a limited number of specially serialized P226 pistols identical to those supplied to the U.S. Navy ... Read More »

New DS-AR Professional Grade AR-15/M16-Style Carbines and Rifles from DSA Inc.

DSA Inc., makers of the excellent SA58 Tactical Series FAL .308/7.62x51mm battle rifles, carbines, and subcarbines, has just come out with their DS-AR "Professional Grade" AR-15/M16 Style 5.56 (5.56x45mm) Carbines and Rifles. These include the DS-AR CV1 Carbine (16” 1:9 twist D4 barrel with press-on mock flashider), DS-AR S1 Rifle (.223 Match chamber, 1:8 twist stainless steel bull barrel), and ... Read More »

The Real Reason Airline Management Opposes Arming Pilots.

By Cap-n-D Despite the obvious benefit of arming pilots against terrorist attacks on our airlines, substantial opposition to the program is still being brought by the Air Transport Association and its member carriers. The most often sited concern is the air carrier’s liability for the actions of a Federal Flight Deck Officers (FFDO’S, or armed pilots) use of a weapon ... Read More »

HEZI SM-1 PDW by Advanced Combat Systems (ACS) Ltd.

This one’s kind of interesting. It’s another Israeli offering. Basically, it’s classic M1 Carbine meets Tavor-2 subcarbine. At least that’s how it looks. The HEZI SM-1 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) is chambered for the .30 Carbine (7.62x33mm) round which was utilized to mixed effect by troopers in WWII with their M1 Carbines. The HEZI SM-1 PDW is… manufactured and marketed ... Read More »