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Leitner-Wise LW 15.22 Turns Your AR-15 into a .22 Rimfire.

Leitner-Wise’s LW 15.22 just may be the answer for those who enjoy shooting their AR-15, but have to duke it out with their wallet every time they wanna’ hit the range. Available either as a complete rifle or upper receiver replacement unit, the LW 15.22 allows you to shoot cheap-as-dirt .22 Long Rifle ammo through your favorite 5.56 "Black Rifle", ... Read More »

New Rail Adaptor System for Your Kalashnikov, by Knight’s Armament.

The new AK-47/74 RAS by Knight’s Armament Corporation is coming soon. It should allow AK owners to use some of the same goodies that, up until now, have only been applicable to the AR-15/M-16. Optical combat sights, night vision optics, white lights, lasers, forward vertical pistol grip, etc., can all be mounted on the RAS. The only thing DefRev is ... Read More »

LAR-15 LE Tactical Carbine by Rock River Arms

Rock River Arms out of Cleveland, Illinois has come out with their own version of a LETC(Law Enforcement Tactical Carbine), and it’s called the LAR-15 LE. Features include a rather interestingly designed flattop receiver with full-length Picatinny rail, redesigned safety/fire selector lever, M4A1 double heat shield handguards, and match grade two-stage trigger. Barrel is heavy with 1:9" twist. Click on ... Read More »

New Recon Rifle by Arms Tech Ltd.

by David Crane [email protected] Pete Kokalis has written an article in the latest issue of SAR(Small Arms Review) on a new rifle that’s designed to be sort of a quick-fix for the Colt M4 carbine. Anyone intimately familiar with the M4 carbine knows that it has some serious problems. These include reliability problems which involve gas system blow-outs, barrels wearing ... Read More »

Armalite Re-Introduces the AR-180

If you’re a fan of the Armalite AR-180 rifle (semi-auto version of the AR-18 assault rifle), guess what? It’s BAAaak!!! Armalite has just reintroduced the rifle as the AR180B, and they’ve instituted a few updates. These include a new polymer lower receiver, AR-15 trigger group, AR-15 style safety and mag release, so the gun now takes standard AR-15 magazines. One ... Read More »

Have Submachineguns become Obsolete? Enter the .300 Whisper.

The answer to the special operations community’s prayers may exist in the .300 Whisper cartridge by SSK Industries. Invented by J.D. Jones, the .300 Whisper utilizes a very heavy .30 caliber rifle round combined with a shortened case. According to Mr. Jones, "the 300 WHISPER was designed for the purpose of firing extremely heavy, accurate, ballistically efficient bullets at sub-sonic ... Read More »

Want to Turn Your AR-15 into a belt-fed? It’s Shrike Time.

The Shrike 5.56, by Ares Defense Systems, is one very cool modification for any AR-15. It replaces your upper and turns your magazine-fed AR-15/M16 into a belt-fed, without any modification whatsoever to your lower receiver. Thus, the Shrike 5.56 upper allows the weapon to fire with either linked-ammunition OR magazines, and it is designed to fit ALL AR-15 and M-16 ... Read More »

HK MP7 PDW. Serious Compact Firepower

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 17th, 2002 Every once in awhile, as the editor of Defense Review, I have the rare and somewhat distinct pleasure of handling and firing a firearm that is not only brand spanking new, but actually manages to knock my socks off. Please keep in mind that I did not expect Heckler ... Read More »