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U.S. Military Space Satellite Defense: A Potential Solution?

by David Crane david at defensereview.com By now, everyone who hasn’t been living under a rock in the middle of the Sahara desert (or similar-type isolated location) has heard about China’s supposedly successful anti-satellite shoot-to-kill missile test that has the West, including the U.S., "up in arms" (excuse the pun) about the safety of our military and civilian communications and ... Read More »

DefRev Quick Hits 2: More ‘Latest and Greatest’ Tactical Tech from the Show

by David Crane david at defensereview.com All photos contained in this article were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the express written permission of DefenseReview.com. This is the second installment of DefRev Quick Hits featuring the "latest and greatest" in tactical tech from SHOT Show ... Read More »

Update: AAE IR/NV-Stealth and Visibility-Stealth Cloaking Technology

by David Crane david at defensereview.com On November 27, 2006, DefenseReview published a piece about Advanced American Enterprises’ (AAE) claims that their IR-Stealth 4.B thermal/IR/NV adaptive camouflage could have saved Israeli warfighters’ lives during their fight with Hezbollah guerillas in Lebanon several months ago. That article also discussed AAE’s Visibility Stealth 1.B optical camouflage, which the company claims would make ... Read More »

CamelBak Impact CT Tactical Gloves for Tactical Operators and Shooters (Review)

by David Crane david at defensereview.com With the acquisition of Southwest Motorsports Enterprises, Inc. in February 2006, CamelBak Products, LLC managed to firmly entrench themselves in the tactical glove (a.k.a. tactical assault glove a.k.a. tactical shooting glove) market in one fell swoop. With companies like Hatch, Damascus, Blackhawk Products Group, 5.11 Tactical Series, Wiley-X, and CamelBak all manufacturing products for ... Read More »

Company claims optical camouflage could have protected Israeli warfighters.

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Optical Cloaking Technology for Urban Warfare and Counterinsurgency Operations According to Dr. R. A. Zeineh (a.k.a. "Dr. Z"), his company’s (Advanced American Enterprises) IR-Stealth 4.B combination thermal/IR (infrared)/night vision (NV) stealth system could have protected Israeli infantry warfighters from Hezbollah guerrilla fighters in Lebanon. One of the recent new documents we’ve received from AAE ... Read More »

Israel Developing ‘Bionic Hornet’ to Target and Kill Enemy Combatants

Nanotechnology Goes Lethal by David Crane david at defensereview.com Reuters is reporting that Israel is utilizing nanotechnology to develop a "bionic hornet" (i.e. flying micro robot) capable of targeting, chasing, photographing and killing enemy combatants/insurgents/terrorists. Basically Israel has decided to go with lethal nanotech based on their recent and rather unpleasant and costly experience in fighting Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon. ... Read More »

Airborne Weapon Re-Arming System: Revolutionary Concept for Combat Aircraft

by Iddo Genuth The technology for rearming aircraft with weapons in midair might soon be a reality. This revolutionary technology would enable combat missions, currently requiring dozens of aircraft, to be performed by very few, and to carry out numerous missions by unmanned combat aircraft without returning to base. Airborne rearming might prove to be as significant as the airborne ... Read More »

M16 Clinic/727 Counter-Terror Training Unit (CTTU) Aircraft Assault Course

by David Crane [email protected] The M16 Clinic, manufacturer of the M16 Viper series carbines and subcarbines/SBRs (short-barreled rifles), has teamed up with the 727 Counter Terror Training Unit (C.T.T.U.). The 727 CTTU will provide aircraft assault (i.e. tubular assault) training, including IHR (In-extremis Hostage Rescue) training, to law enforcement SWAT units. The inaugural 727 CTTU Aircraft Assault Course is scheduled ... Read More »

Trophy vs. Quick Kill: Which is the better defense against anti-tank munitions?

by David Crane [email protected] On Monday, Sept. 25 2006, NBC Senior Investigative Correspondent Lisa Myers went head-to-head with Col. David Hunt, U.S. Army (Ret.) on The O’Reilly Factor (with Bill O’Reilly). At issue was the U.S. Army’s choice to award Raytheon with a $70 million contract for its Quick Kill anti-RPG active defense system a.k.a. "RPG defense system" over Rafael’s ... Read More »

Rabintex to Supply R-ACH Ballistic Combat Helmets to U.S. Military

by David Crane [email protected] Speaking of interesting articles, DefenseReview recently received a mention on Israel21c in David Brinn’s article (8th paragraph) on the Rabintex R-ACH (Advanced Combat Helmet) ballistic helmet (1,400 grams) which is designed to protect the wearer from fragmentation. Mr. Brinn also quoted me in the piece (8th paragraph). Several years ago, DefenseReview published an article on the ... Read More »