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Viridian Green Laser Sights for Tactical Weapons: Green Beats Red

By David Crane defrev at gmail dot com All photographic images contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos. All photos were shot with an Olympus Stylus 790 SW 7.1-megapixel digital camera, which is advertised as "shock + waterproof". January 9, 2009 When most people think ... Read More »

Nighthawk Custom Global Response Pistol (GRP) for Direct Action/CQB

by David Crane [email protected] January 6, 2006 Anyone who knows anything about the custom/semi-custom tactical 1911 pistol field knows how hugely competitive it is out there. That’s one of the reasons why the Phoenix-like rise of Nighthawk Custom over approx. the last year and half is so intriguing. Considering the speed and surprise Nighthawk Custom has exhibited in establishing its ... Read More »

KRISS of Death: Unconventional and Deadly .45 ACP Subgun Makes It’s Debut

by David Crane [email protected] September 06, 2005 What do you get when you cross a gas pump nozzle with a Thompson submachine gun? No, it’s not a joke. It’s a new and rather unconventional .45-caliber (.45 ACP) subgun that attenuates/mitigates felt recoil and muzzle rise/climb–thus increasing controllability–on full-auto by putting the bore axis at or slightly below the centerline of ... Read More »

Patriot Arms Inc. Combat/Tactical Shotguns for Close Quarters Battle (CQB)

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview readers might remember the article we wrote on Patriot Arms, Inc. high-end custom sniper rifles back in May, 2004, titled "High-End Silenced Sniper/Long-Range-Interdiction Rifles from Patriot Arms Inc.". That article was basically a recap of Al Paulson’s excellent article on Patriot Arms that he wrote for "Special Weapons for Military & Police". Patriot Arms Inc. ... Read More »

SHOT Show Pics: AI AS50 Semi-Auto .50 BMG Anti-Materiel Rifle for SPECOPS

by David Crane [email protected] February 07, 2005 In our very recently published article on the new Accuracy International (AI) AS50 Semi-Automatic .50 BMG Anti-Materiel Rifle, titled "Accuracy International AS50 Semi-Auto .50 BMG Rifle for U.S. Navy SEALs, and featuring AS50 brochure pics (including weapon specs), we promised our readers some digital pics of the AS50 at SHOT Show 2005, taken ... Read More »

Accuracy International AS50 Semi-Auto .50 BMG Rifle for U.S. Navy SEALs

by David Crane [email protected] February 05, 2005 Looks like the U.S. Navy SEALs just got a brand new tool for the War on Terror. The boys at NSWC Crane (Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana) have apparently been busy little beavers over there. One of the projects they’ve been working on is this little .50 BMG badboy. It’s ... Read More »