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Armalite Mid-Length Carbine and A.R.M.S. Mid-Length S.I.R. System.

by David Crane [email protected] Included in Gary Paul Johnston’s October 2003 "Soldier of Fortune" article is some great info on both the Armalite Mid-Length Carbine and A.R.M.S. Mid-Length S.I.R. System. The Armalite Mid-Length Carbine was designed specifically to overcome the long-known gas system-related problems associated with the standard M4/M4A1, problems that have been plaguing end-users for years. These include greatly ... Read More »

Surefire M4FA Suppressor/Silencer for your M4/M4A1 Carbine or CAR-15.

by David Crane Surefire, LLC has just come out with their M4FA suppressor/silencer. The suppressor was designed by Surefire’s "Director of Surefire Suppressors", Barry Dueck specifically for the M4/M4A1 Carbine. According to gunwriter Gary Paul Johnston (in the "Proving Ground" section of the October 2003 issue of "Soldier of Fortune"), "because of the special alloys used in its construction, the ... Read More »

New Video: 6.5mm .26 Grendel™ Rifle by Alexander Arms.

by David Crane [email protected] Alexander Arms’ new gun/upper receiver assembly and proprietary 6.5mm .26 Grendel round are so new, DefRev simply doesn’t yet have much information on it, other than the fact that the weapon is AR-15/M16-based. We’re assuming, for the moment, that AR-15 owners can just drop a .26 Grendel upper receiver assembly right onto their standard AR-15/M16 or ... Read More »

Desert/Urban Camo Paint Job for the M4/M4A1 Carbine.

I just created a thread on the Special Operations Forums. I’ve posted a very interesting picture of a certain U.S. Special Forces unit walking along and carrying some rather interesting ordnance. You can view the picture by clicking on this link. You may have to scroll to the right to view the man carrying the M4A1 I’m talking about, as ... Read More »

Just In: Magpul Industries MSS (Modular Stock System) Review!

You may remember reading about the Magpul Industries MSS (Modular Stock System) in several previous DefRev stories. The MSS was first brought to our attention at SHOT Show 2002 in Las Vegas. Well, Jeff Carpenter, a.k.a. "USMC03", has just written a great review of the Magpul MSS M93, and submitted it to DefRev. Jeff is active LE SWAT. The MSS ... Read More »

New CQD Vertical Foregrip by Duane Dieter. We’ve Got Pics!

Duane Dieter is a well known tactical and combat instructor in both military and LE SWAT circles. Apparently, he’s now making parts and accessories for tactical weapons that will hold up to the pounding and stress of CQB (Close Quarters Battle). One of these products is his new CQD Vertical Foregrip designed to slide onto a standard mil-spec 1913 picatinny ... Read More »

Dark Parts Rail Covers for KAC RAS and A.R.M.S. S.I.R. Get a Grip.

by David Crane Dark Parts has just released their first product–a set of "rubberized" non-slip rail covers/panels that will fit on any mil-spec 1913 picatinny rail system designed for the M4/M4A1 Carbine, including the KAC(Knight’s Armament) RAS, FF RAS, and RAS II, and A.R.M.S. S.I.R. systems. Even better, unlike KAC(Knight’s Armament) rail covers, Dark Parts is in the process of ... Read More »

Rock SOPMOD M14 Commando Carbine by Troy Industries, Inc.

by David Crane [email protected] This company has just come across DefRev’s radar. Troy Industries, Inc. appears to be a specialized small arms manufacturer with a specific focus on Special Operations applications and the CQB (Close Quarters Battle) role. According to the company, the Rock SOPMOD (Special Operations Peculiar Modification) M14 Commando Carbine has been designed under contract for the Naval ... Read More »

Robinson Armament Introduces the RAV02 MC Rifle/Carbine

Several months ago, in a phone conversation, Alex Robinson, owner of Robinson Armament, told me he was working on a new rifle project for the military. He couldn’t disclose very much at the time, but it certainly sounded very interesting. Well, it now appears that he was talking about the brand new Robinson Armament RAV02 MC (pronounced "RAVE") select-fire rifle/carbine. ... Read More »