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BHI SOPMOD AK: Modernized AKM/Kalashnikov for SPECOPS and PSD/Security Operators

by David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 19, 2006 In our article Defrev Quick Hits 4 from SHOT Show 2006: More Tactical Goodies, we included information about the SOPMOD AK, a modernized AKM/Kalashnikov rifle/carbine with 4-sided/quad-rail Mil-Std-1913 rail system/forend rail tube.  This weapons package will soon be offered by Blackheart International, L.L.C. (BHI), which looked like a pretty slick ... Read More »

DefRev Quick Hits 4 from SHOT Show 2006: More Tactical Goodies

by David Crane david at defensereview.com - Vltor Weapon Systems is now manufacturing Russian-type 7.62mmx54R (7.62x54mm) PKM General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG) for U.S. military forces. It’s our understanding that the Vltor PKMs will be used for familiarization training, and possibly OPFOR (just seems logical). DefRev got to view and handle one of these guns at the Vltor booth, and ... Read More »

Ultimax 100 MK4: Best Choice for USMC Infantry Automatic Rifle (IAR)? Video Clip

by David Crane [email protected] The hypertext link supplied for downloading and viewing the Ultimax 100 LMG/SAW video clip is located towards the bottom of this article, so you will need to scroll down to find it. However, we recommend that you read the following article first, so you can better appreciate what you’re watching (when you watch the video). March ... Read More »

Is Cloaking Technology for U.S. Infantry Warfighters Finally Possible?

by David Crane [email protected] In the movie Predator (1987), an alien hunter visits earth to bag armed human warriors (military Special Operations personnel) as trophies, and engages in this recreational endeavor very methodically and efficiently. By the time the movie ends, the alien predator has killed off two complete (elite) and highly-experienced U.S. Special Operations teams, save for one survivor ... Read More »

New Military-Grade ADT/Oerlikon Contraves Laser Light Module (LLM 01) Tactical IR Laser Aimer/White Light Module Introduced to U.S. Market by Advance Defense Technologies (ADT): British SAS and German KSK (Special Forces) Ready!

February 17, 2006 Last updated on 11/07/12. Photos below are of German KSK (German military Special Forces) and Dutch Special Forces operators with the Oerlikon Contraves Laser Light Module (LLM 01) tactical aiming laser/white light (laser aiming device/tactical white light) attached to their weapons. Click on photos below to view them full-size. The following is a slightly edited Advance Defense Technologies (ADT) ... Read More »

Crimson Trace Introduces New G-Series Lasergrips for Glock Pistols at IACP 2005

by David Crane david@defensereview..com All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com.  Click on the photos below to view them full-size.  Crimson Trace Corporation (CTC) has just introduced a new laser targeting system for Glock pistols called the G-Series Lasergrips. CTC bills the new G-Series Lasergrips as "the first user-installed Glock laser ... Read More »

Ammunition Improvements for 21st Century Mil/LE Urban Operations

by Bob Taubert One of the driving ideas behind the adaptation of the "Black Rifle" and its varmint caliber ammunition was to lighten the load of the ground pounding Infanteer. That was achieved through remarkable engineering, but it didn’t take long for the soldier to reverse the situation. The new light weight rounds enabled the trooper to up his basic ... Read More »

Man-Portable PHaSR Laser Weapon Being Developed for U.S. Military Infantry Forces?

by David Crane [email protected] Noah at Defense Tech has a short piece on a laser dazzler-type weapon called PHaSR, which is an acronym for Personnel Halting and Stimulation Response. PHaSR may (or may not) be currently under development by the Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy Directorate. Defense Tech apparently hasn’t yet had time to research and confirm whether or ... Read More »

Metal Storm Demos Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) Prototype (Photo)

The following is a press release from Metal Storm Limited on the developmental Metal Storm Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) prototype (Photo shown below.). BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – 31 August 2005 Metal Storm Limited (ASX trading code: MST and NASDAQ Small Cap ticker symbol MTSX) today announced the successful test firing of the Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) Capability Technology Demonstrator ... Read More »

Noveske Rifleworks Weapons Packages: CQB Barrel Meets ‘The Krink’

by David Crane [email protected] August 18, 2005 The September 2005 issue of S.W.A.T. Magazine features an article by Patrick A. Rogers on a pretty slick AR-15/M16 carbine/subcarbine barrel/flash suppressor combo from Noveske Rifleworks LLC (owned and operated by John Noveske), out of Pass, OR. The article is titled "John Noveske CQB Barrels and The Krink", and is worth reading. Three ... Read More »