By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Anton Tushin, Rostec August 21, 2018 Last updated on 8/26/18. DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering adaptive camouflage/visual cloaking technology for many years now. One of our more interesting pieces (if we do say ourselves) is our interview piece with Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp. CEO Guy Cramer about Hyperstealth Quantum Stealth (QS) adaptive …Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch August 12, 2018 Last updated on 8/12/18. Hopefully, you’ve already ready checked out Part I of “Improving Your Glock for under $100”, where I discussed how to improve trigger take-up and reduce trigger pull weight, replacing the plunger, and polishing the trigger bar. Now, we’ll continue on with improving trigger pull. Another popular and simple method to …Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch August 7, 2018 If one is looking to accessorize and upgrade their Glock, basically, the sky’s the limit! Or, I should say, cost is the only limiting factor. From custom slides to complete transformations like building a Roland Special with mini-red dot sight, extended mag well, and a compensator equipped barrel, how much you want to spend …Read More »
Archon Firearms Type B Striker-Fired Semi-Auto 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol with Ulta-Low Bore Axis: Going up Against the Gen5 Glock 17/19 and CZ P-10 C Pistols!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 30, 2018 The Archon Type B striker-fired 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) combat/tactical pistol is the latest evolution/iteration of the Arsenal Firearms Stryk B pistol, which itself was an evolution of the Arsenal Firearms Strike One pistol, all of which DefenseReview (DR) has covered over the last few years, since the design …Read More »
Daniel Defense DD MK18 (MIL-SPEC+) 10.3″ Tactical AR-15 Pistol (with Arm Brace) and SBR Configurations with Carbon-Fiber-Infused Polymer DD 32-Round 5.56mm/300BLK AR Mag (Magazine)!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 24, 2018 Last updated on 7/26/18. DefenseReview (DR) hasn’t reported on Daniel Defense (DD) products for quite some time, but when we stopped by their booth, we were intrigued by the DD MK18 (MIL-Spec+) pistol setup and the DD 32-round 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/300 Blackout (300BLK) AR Mag. The DD 32-rounder …Read More »
Gatorz Eyewear Magnum Z Aluminum-Framed ANSI Z87+ Ballistic Eyepro: Rugged Combat/Tactical Sunglasses for Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) Missions! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 16, 2018 Last updated on 7/18/18. A relatively new sunglass company called Gatorz Eyewear has a very interesting aluminum-framed ANSI Z87+ ballistic eyepro (eye protection “flagship” model called the Magnum Z, and it’s pretty impressive looking on multiple levels. First, the Magnum Z is aesthetically pleasing with it’s aluminum frame and …Read More »
Is the US Military on the Cusp of a Through-Wall Radar X-Ray Vision and AI (Artificial Intelligence) ‘Activity Prediction’ Combined-Technology Urban Warfare/Combat Revolution?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: MIT July 10, 2018 In just the past month, articles have been published on two technologies that have peaked DefenseReview’s (DR) attention: x-ray-vision-type radar that allows one to see through walls, and artificial intelligence (AI) tech that allows one to predict human behavior/action minutes before it happens. These two technologies …Read More »
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com 7/04/18 DefenseReview (DR) would just like to wish our members and readers a very happy (and safe) 4th of July/Independence Day 2018, and thank our military service men and women for keeping us safe and free. We hope everybody reading this has a really great one. Just don’t drink and drive, and …Read More »
Chinese ZKZM-500 Laser Rifle: Scary Skin Carbononizer, or Pure People’s Propaganda Power Play and Posturing?
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Images Credit: South China Morning Post (SCMP) July 03, 2018 Well, isn’t this a nice little gift a couple days before the 4th of July. A Chinese company called ZKZM, a “fiber laser company”, has reportedly designed and developed a laser rifle called the ZKZM-500 that can supposedly “instantly carbonize” one’s skin …Read More »
S&S Precision WetWorX Maritime Assault Gloves (Warm Weather and Cold Weather): Combat/Tactical Gloves for Waterborne Assaults! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 28, 2018 S&S Precision usually has new and interesting products for military SOF (Special Operations Forces) assaulters/operators every time we see see them, and their new WetWorX Maritime Assault Gloves are certainly no exception. Basically, the they’re combat/tactical shooting gloves for the water, and they come in both warm weather AND …Read More »
Lantac Raven and Onyx Tactical AR-15 Billet Reciever Sets and Accessories for Custom AR Builds! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 24, 2018 As long as we’re on the subject of the latest and greatest Lantac products, we should also mention that Lantac’s Jamie Franks also showed DefenseReview (DR) their latest Raven and Onyx billet upper and lower tactical AR receiver sets, Lantac Dragon SilencerCo ASR Quick Mount Muzzle Brake .308/7.62, and …Read More »
Lantac Razorback Complete Custom Glock 17 (G17) and Glock 19 (G19) Combat/Tactical Pistol and Complete Slide Packages with Suppressor-Ready Threaded Barrel and Trijicon RMR Red Dot Sight Combat Optic Installed!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 14, 2018 Last updated on 6/14/18. DefenseReview (DR) readers may already be aware that the Nous Defions Arsenal Democracy custom Glock-type pistols are currently our favorite Glock-type pistols, and that our latest favorite is their ND-AD Blackside 19MC (Mayhem Carry) compact 9mm combat/tactical Glock 19 (G19)-type pistol with SWiTCH Trigger and …Read More »
Magpul Suppressor Cover – 5.5″ for Round 5.56mm NATO Muzzle Cans (Silencers/Sound Suppressors) during Combat Ops: Lowers Outer Suppressor Heat and Thermal Signature! (Video!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 10, 2018 DefenseReview’s (DR) found that it’s often the little things that can make your life a lot better and/or easier. Assuming it works as advertised, the Magpul Suppressor Cover – 5.5″ (5.5 inches) is one of those products. When it comes to guns heat’s the enemy in a whole bunch …Read More »
By Jeff Gurwitch June 4, 2018 I first came across the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR) during my first deployment to Afghanistan back in 2012. At the time, M855A1 was only being issued in war zones, so none of us had any experience training with it prior to the deployment. While the penetration capability of M855A1 was pretty well documented …Read More »
Mossberg 590M Heat Shield Mag-Fed Pump-Action Combat/Tactical Shotgun: Up to 20 rounds of 12-Gauge Firepower, and Quick Full-Capacity Reloads! (Videos!)
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 31, 2018 DefenseReview (DR) has always been a big fan of combat/tactical shotguns, particularly for home defense. However, we weren’t really properly trained in their use until Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts taught us the right way to run a combat shotgun competently at Beretta Tactical Summit 2015. The course was …Read More »