By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 24, 2015 Last updated on 5/24/15. The developmental (prototype) MATBOCK VBSS Robot is the first item DefenseReview (DR) covering from NDIA SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015), since it was one of the two most interesting products we saw at the show, and since we ended up sharing a cab ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 22, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) just attended SOFIC 2015 (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2015) in Tampa, and we saw some innovative new tactical technologies that we’ll be reporting on shortly. So, stay tuned. Don’t change that dial. Read More »
JJFU Aero-Sonic Suppressor 5.56mm Silencer/Sound Suppressor by Jesse James Firearms Unlimted for Tactical AR Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: Meet the Silent (Metal) Squash of Death
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 17, 2015 While DefenseReview (DR) was attending the U.S. Optics Academy Long-Range Precision Rifle I course launch/writers’ event in the Southern California high desert mountains, we got the chance to view and run a new 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/.223 Rem. suppressor that really impressed us, or, blew us away (pun intended), ... Read More »
US Optics Academy Long Range Precision I: Two-Day Precision Rifle/Long Range Interdiction (Sniping) Course with US Marine Corps Sniper/Instructor Tyler Hughes in the Southern California Mountains
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 13, 2015 Last updated on 5/13/15. DefenseReview (DR) recently got back from a very interesting two-day precision rifle/long-range-interdiction (i.e., sniping) course put on by the newly-launched U.S. Optics Academy for gunwriters and other (tactical firearms)industry professionals. This was actually the first long-range precision rifle course we’ve ever taken, due to some ... Read More »
by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 8, 2015 O.k., we’re back from the U.S. Optics Academy shoot (where we had a great time), and are gearing up some fresh articles. In the meantime, stay frosty. Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 5, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) is currently up in the Southern California mountains at the US Optics Academy precision rifle event. We’ll publish some fresh articles as soon as we can. The only reason we can publish this quick heads-up is that we’re shooting from the top of the mountain at the ... Read More »
CZ 2075 RAMI BD (Decocker): Big Gun Performance in a Sub-Compact DA/SA 9mm/.40 S&W Combat/Tactical Pistol!
By Mike Pannone May 1, 2015 I train and compete with CZ pistols of all types, from my Tactical Sports in .40S&W and Shadow 9mm for USPSA, to my P09, P07 and CZ75 PCR in pistol classes that I teach for my company CTT-Solutions LLC. I have had extraordinary performance out of all of my CZ guns, but realized I ... Read More »
Walther PPQ M1 Classic versus Heckler & Koch HK VP9: High-Capacity Polymer-Frame, Striker-Fired Combat/Tactical 9mm Pistol Face-Off!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 28, 2015 Last updated on 4/29/15. Speaking of polymer-frame, striker-fired combat/tactical 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistols, DefenseReview (DR) was curious to know how the Walther PPQ M1 Classic and Heckler & Koch HK VP9 high-capacity polymer-frame, striker-fired pistols stack up against each other, so we asked our friend Dave Pavlick of ... Read More »
Glock 43 Single-Stack 9mm Pistol Gets Range-Tested by hickok45: Watch Some Steel Get Pounded! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 26,2015 Back in March, DefenseReview (DR) covered the release of the new Glock 43 single-stack, slim-line 9mm pistol, as well as our thoughts on it. Well, hickok45 of YouTube video fame just recently got his hands on three of them, and published a video on his fun little range session with ... Read More »
Beretta ARX-100 Semi-Auto-Only/ARX-160 Select-Fire 5.56mm NATO Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) at Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) 2015 Day/Night Shoot at ACADEMI Range! (Photos and Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com April 22, 2015 Last updated on 7/21/15. DefenseReview (DR) finally got to really run the Beretta ARX-100 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm)/.223 Rem. semi-auto-only tactical rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) at the range during a tactical carbine course at the 2015 Beretta Tactical Summit (BTS) at ACADEMI (formerly Blackwater), in upper North Carolina. The ARX-100 is the ... Read More »