By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 5, 2019 Last updated on 7/14/19. The good folks at Battle Arms Development (BAD) have a very interesting limited-edition (100 units) ultra-lightweight, skeletonized 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) tactical AR (AR-15) carbine called the Battle Arms Development BAD OIP (Ounces is Pounds) GEN-2 aka BATTLEARMS OIP 002 Ultra Lightweight Rifle Gen2, and ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 4, 2019 DefenseReview (DR) would like to wish a very Happy 4th of July/Independence Day 2019 to our readers, and express our gratitude to our fighting men and women who keep us safe. Thank you, and God Bless you. And, please be careful out on the roads. Don’t drink and drive. ... Read More »
LALO Tactical BUD/S Hydro Recon Water Bootie: Amphibious Combat/Tactical Swim Boots with Fully Drainable Soles for Over-the-Beach Missions! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 30, 2019 In DefenseReview’s (DR) reporting on the intriguing LALO Tactical sneaks (sneakers), we somehow (almost) forgot about this very interesting product, the LALO Tactical BUD/S Hydro Recon Water Bootie combat/tactical swim boots. Per the purveyor, the Hydro Recon Water Bootie sports a 1.5mm (milimeter) neoprene upper and fully-drainable perforated “bottom ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 21, 2019 Last year, DefenseReview (DR) published a couple of pieces on LALO Tactical high-performance crosstraining fitness and running shoes with reactive-propulsion soles and ceramic-coated SuperFabric toecaps (see here and here). The second DR piece was on what were then prototype designs for the LALO Tactical Bloodbird and Grinder. Well, This ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 11, 2019 As if the new TNVC/Unity Tactical Hot Button remote pressure switch weren’t enough, Chip Lasky of TNVC (Tactical Night Vision Company) and Unity Tactical also showed DefenseReview (DR) the new Unity Tactical FAST Micro Mount, FAST FTC Aimpoint Mag (Magnifier) Mount, FAST Riser, and FAST Scope Mount at theri ... Read More »
Unity Tactical Hot Button-MLOK Remote Pressure Switch for Your Tactical AR-15 Rifle/Carbine/SBR White Light and Laser Aimer/Illuminator! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 11, 2019 Back in 2016, DefenseReview (DR) did a piece on the TNVC/Unity Tactical TAPS (Tactical Augmented Pressure Switch). Well, in late January of this year, TNVC/Unity Tactical’s Chip Lasky showed us the new Unity Tactical Hot Button – MLOK remote pressure switch at SHOT Show 2019. The Hot Button is ... Read More »
AMS Machine MRD Mount with Extended Accessory Rail: The Ultimate 45-Degree Offset Mount for Mini Red Dot Sights!
By Jeff Gurwitch June 4, 2019 Last updated on 6/04/19. Since the mid-2000s, the US military’s been searching for the perfect close/far optic combination. Around 2005-ish, the first attempt at this I saw was a red dot (Docter sight) piggyback-mounted on top of an ACOG. Then, in 2008 with the issue of SOPMOD Block II, everyone in Special Forces was ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 27, 2019 Last updated on 5/27/19. DR would just like to say to the families and loved ones of those servicemen and women who have given all to protect our freedom, that you are in our thoughts and prayers this Memorial Day weekend. Their sacrifice protecting our freedoms and way of ... Read More »
Condor Odyssey Tactical Flex Pants (Gen II), Condor Cipher Jeans, and Tac-Pro Shirt for Covert Missions: Good-Looking, High-Quality Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Urban Combat/Tactical Clothing that Won’t Break the Bank! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 24, 2019 Condor’s (Condor Outdoor Products and Condor Elite) really been killing it lately with their urban combat/tactical clothing, and DefenseReview (DR) is really impressed with the latest stuff we saw, specifically the Condor Odyssey Tactical Flex Pants (Gen II), Condor Cipher Jeans, and Tac-Pro Shirt. All three items look really ... Read More »
Awesome Video: Jeff Gurwitch Runs the New Midwest Industries MI 45-Degree-Offset Combat Rifle Sight (CRS) Set on His Tactical AR-15 Carbine at the Range!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 15, 2019 Back in February, DefenseReview (DR) published a heads-up piece on the latest Midwest Industries MI CRS (Combat Rifle Sight) sets, including their new 45-degree-offset CRS. Well, DR writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch just produced an awesome range review video (see below) on the new MI 45-degree-offset CRS ... Read More »