By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 8, 2015 Last updated on 2/09/15. Sometimes it’s the little things that are some of the biggest hits at industry shows, and at SHOT Show 2015, four of them were the new MagPul Industries mags (magazines), specifically the MagPul Sand PMAG 30 AR/M4 Gen M3 Tactical AR-15/M4/M4A1 Magazine, MagPul PMAG 17 ... Read More »
Brugger & Thomet B&T AP556 Select-Fire and Semi-Auto-Only Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR’s: More Gas Piston/Op-Rod Rifle Goodness with Ambi Controls! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 3, 2015 As long as we’re on the subject of cool new non-AR-type tactical rifle/carbines we should probably mention the new Brugger & Thomet (B&T) AP556, which, according to DefenseReview’s (DR) understanding, will be available in both select-fire/full-auto assault rifle/carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) and civilian-legal semi-auto-only tactical rifle/carbine models in the ... Read More »
M+M M10X 7.62x39mm AK-Type Long-Stroke Gas Piston/Op-Rod Tactical Rifle/Carbine with 5-Position Adjustable Gas Block! (DR Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 30, 2015 One of the fun things about SHOT Show is seeing products you didn’t expect to see there, especialy when they’re just being carried around at the show by smaller company personnel. The M+M M10X 7.62x39mm Russian AK-type long-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) semi-auto-only tactical rifle/carbine is one of ... Read More »
DRD Tactical KIVAARI AR-Type Quick-Takedown Semi-Auto .338 Lapua Magnum Anti-Materiel/Sniper Rifle/Carbine for some SERIOUSLY Long-Range, Manpackable Shootin’ n’ Scootin’!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 29, 2015 If you happened by the Hensoldt booth at SHOT Show 2015, you might have noticed a rather badass-looking AR-type semi-auto quick-take-down .338 Lapua Magnum (LM) anti-materiel/sniper rifle/carbine made by DRD Tactical, alled the KIVAARI. The DRD Kivaari doesn’t just look badass. It IS badass, especially when you consider it’s ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview.com January 27, 2015 DefenseReview (DR) just got back from SHOT Show 2015, and we’re ready to go with some fresh articles on some very cool products we saw there. These are products that either interested us, or that we think are actually important for the market. Anyway, we’ll be discussing and analyzing them shortly, ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com 1/18/15 DefenseReview (DR) is off to SHOT Show 2015. We’ll be at Media Day at the Range AND the exhibition all week, and we’ll report on what we see…so stay tuned! Read More »
Ashbury Precision Ordnance APO Custom Shop (APOCS) Now Upgrading/Customizing and Optically Enhancing Combat/Tactical Pistols with the Trijicon RMR Red Dot Combat Optic and Co-Witnessed Trijicon Night Sights for Combat and Competition Shooting: Upgraded Triggers, Tactical Controls and Texturizing, Too!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO) January 13, 2015 Some very good news just came DefenseReview’s (DR) way, and we’re pretty excited about it. Ashbury Precision Ordnance (APO), a company known for building some of the best precision modular bolt-action tactical (anti-materiel and sniper) rifles and rifle chassis in the business, has ... Read More »
Strike Industries SI Ricci-ERS (Extended Rail Section) Cantilever Rail Section for Tactical AR-15 Carabine/SBR’s
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) January 12, 2015 As long as we’re on the subject of Strike Industries (SI) products, one of the things that makes SI such a formidable company, besides their incredibly prolific new product output in such a relatively short amount of corporate existence, is their ability to think ... Read More »
Strike Industries SI SLICK Handguard Rail for Heckler & Koch HK MR556A1/HK416 A5 5.56mm and Walther HK 416 D145RS Semi-Auto .22LR AR Rifle/Carbine
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Strike Industries (SI) January 8, 2015 If you’re currently rocking a HK MR556A1/HK416 A5 or a Walther HK 416 D145RS semi-auto .22LR AR carbine, you might want to check out the new Strike Industries SI SLICK Handguard Rail made specifically for them. The SI SLICK Handguard Rail is a lightweight ... Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 4, 2015 Business Standard recently published a piece on the latest development in adaptive-camouflage/cloaking technology. Dubbed “illusion coating” by its developers Douglas H Werner and Zhi Hao Jiang out of Pennsylvania State University, the technology, comprised of an “ultra-thin layer of dielectric with copper patterning designed for the wavelength they wish ... Read More »