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USMC Dragon Runner Mini Recon Robot (Ground Robot)/UGV for Urban Warfare Ops

by David Crane [email protected] Urban warfare operations may become just a little less dangerous for our Marines in the near future. Why? Because a bunch of researchers at the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute in Pittsburgh, Pensylvania have teamed up with the United States Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) in Quantico Virginia to create a small, lightweight little Mighty Mouse of ... Read More »

BATTLEGRIP for your AR-15/M16 Rifle, M4/M4A1 Carbine, or CQB Subcarbine

by David Crane [email protected] If you decide to check out the TangoDown vertical foregrip, you might also want to take a quick look at Buffer Technologies’ BATTLEGRIP, which they’ve designed specifically for AR-15/M16 series rifles and M4/M4A1 carbines. The BATTLEGRIP is an ergonomic, highly durable "rubberized" pistol grip/battery storage system that can simultaneously store two Aimpoint CompM2-type batteries AND two ... Read More »

TangoDown Vertical Foregrip for your Rifle, Carbine, or CQB Subcarbine.

by David Crane [email protected] The TangoDown M16/AR-15/M4 Vertical Grip (vertical foregrip), made by TangoDown, LLC/Buffer Technologies has received many highly positive reviews from some very knowledgable and experienced people, since it was first introduced. In fact, DefRev has yet to hear even one negative thing about it. The TangoDown vertical foregrip is designed to fit any MilSpec (i.e. Mil-Std) M1913 ... Read More »

VLTOR Weapon Systems offering new Carbine Modstock kits.

Variable1 writes: "Just in time for the sunset of the assault weapons ban, Vltor Weapon Systems ( www.vltor.com ) is offering a new BASIC model of their excellent line of Modstocks. The Vltor Modstock is an updated version of the collapsible stock for the AR15/M16 family of weapons. The main benefits of the stock design is the much improved cheek-weld ... Read More »

Penn Arms PGL65-40 ‘Fourkiller Tactical Model’ 40mm Multiple Grenade Launcher

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview just had a very interesting conversation with Larkin Fourkiller, of Fourkiller Consulting. Fourkiller is a retired LEO/SWAT Operator and LE Special Operations/SWAT commander. He’s also a less-lethal weapons specialist. He currently trains law enforcement agencies in (lethal) dynamic CQB (Close Quarters Battle), and in the tactical use (employment/deployment) of less-lethal weapons and munitions. Based on ... Read More »

New Surefire E2D Defender Combat/Tactical Light for Gunfighting at Night

by David Crane [email protected] Let me just say right off the bat that I REALLY like Surefire combat/tactical flashlights. When it comes to combat/tactical lights, Surefire knows what it’s doing. So, it was no surprise to me that they would come up with the very cool E2D Defender combat/tactical flashlight. I’ve personally carried a Surefire E2E Executive Elite combat/tactical flashlight ... Read More »

Futuristic Beretta Cx4 Storm Semi-Auto Carbine: Update and Reviews

by David Crane [email protected] Awhile back, DefRev published an article on the Beretta Cx4 Storm semi-auto carbine titled "Beretta Cx4 Storm Carbine. Sleek, Futuristic, and Modular.", right around the time that the Cx4 was first introduced. We’ve been hearing some pretty good things about this futuristic, ergonomic carbine from Cx4 owners, so far. It would seem that Beretta has a ... Read More »

Future Force Warrior (FFW) Program Still Intact…for Now.

by Noah Shachtman Ever since they tangled with the Red Coats, American generals have been giving their grunts more and more and more gear to lug — from rations to radios, body armor to batteries. Now, for the first time, the Army has decided to junk the old uniforms and start from scratch. "We’re stripping the soldier down to his ... Read More »

Surefire X200 LED WeaponLight for Tactical Pistols

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev’s been hearing some good things about this item. The Surefire X200 LED WeaponLight is Surefire’s latest handgun-mounted tactical light, and it’s designed to go head-to-head against Insight Technology’s M3 group of tactical weapons lights. These include the M3 Tactical Illuminator, M3-LED Tactical Illuminator, and M3X Tactical Illuminator. DefRev has yet to T&E the Surefire X200 ... Read More »

Laser Devices, Inc. (LDI) Introduces Dual Beam Aiming Laser-Intelligent (DBAL-I)

The following press release just came in to us from Laser Devices, Inc. (LDI): "LASER DEVICES INTRODUCES DUAL BEAM AIMING LASER-INTELLIGENT (DBAL-I) SYSTEM Next Generation Dual Beam Tactical and Training System Combines Infrared and Daytime Aiming Lasers with Infrared Illuminators in a Compact, Reliable and Waterproof Unit. Monterey, California, March 8, 2004 (IWA SHOW 2004 – HALL 5, STAND 219)― ... Read More »