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FN FS2000 Semi-Auto-Only Bullpup Tactical Carbine (5.56mm) for Civilians

by David Crane david at defensereview.com The civilian-legal, semi-auto-only version of the FN F2000 and F2000 Tactical 5.56 bullpup assault rifle/carbines (5.56x45mm NATO), the FN FS2000 Semi-Auto Carbine, appears to be getting full-court press-level coverage in the various tactical firearm magazines, including the January 2007 issue of Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement (GWLE). DefenseReview first reported on the FNH ... Read More »

KAC 6x35mm PDW Photos in from NDIA Small Arms Symposium 2006

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Click on digital photos of Knight’s Armament PDW (and 6mm ammo) below to view them full-size. DefenseReview has received some photos of the KAC 6x35mm PDW (Personal Defene Weapon) demonstration samples and 6x35mm ammo that were taken at the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Small Arms Symposium 2006. We’ve already taken the liberty of ... Read More »

KAC 6x35mm PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) Fact Sheet / Spec Sheet

by David Crane david at defensereview.com Last week, DefenseReview broke the story on the previously secret 6x35mm KAC CQB PDW (Personal Defense Weapon).  Well, KAC has just released a fact sheet / spec sheet on the new weapon that we highly advise our readers to download and view.  The document contains some additional info and photos (not hi-res, but good ... Read More »

DefRev Exclusive: KAC Introduces 6mm PDW for Special Operations Applications

by David Crane david at defensereview.com This article has been updated with digital photos (JPEG format), as well as a link to the KAC CQB PDW fact sheet/spec sheet.  Click on the photos below to view them full-size.   Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) has just (formally) introduced a 6x35mm PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) with AR-15/M16 controls for the Mil/LE market (tentatively) called the ... Read More »

Brugger & Thomet Introduces New Subgun/PDW: Meet the B&T MP9

by David Crane [email protected] Click on images below to view them full-size.   The Swiss firm Brugger & Thomet AG is currently manufacturing and marketing an updated/product-improved version of the Steyr TMP submachine gun (after acquiring the rights to it) called the MP9 Submachine Gun (9x19mm)–not to be confused with its namesake, the Ruger MP9 subgun–under their submachine gun line.  ... Read More »

SHOT Show 2005 Pics (Civilian-Legal FN P90 PDW and FN F2000 Prototypes Included)

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview will be publishing its SHOT Show 2005 pics in the days to come. However, in the meantime, before we get ours uploaded, "platform389" has posted some terrific digital pics of cool items he found at the show on the MilitaryPhotos.net forums, and "LARRYG36" and "Schuey2001" have done likewise at the HKPro.com forums. DefRev will try ... Read More »

KBP Introduces the PP-2000 SMG/PDW for Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Applications

by David Crane [email protected] The Instrument Design Bureau (KBP) out of Tula, Russia recently introduced their PP-2000 SMG/PDW (submachine gun/personal defense weapon) at the Interpolytech-2004 exhibition in Moscow, last year. Intended as either a PDW for non-infantry military personnel or as an close quarters battle (CQB) weapon for military special operations (SPECOPS) units and law enforcement SWAT/SRT teams, the newly-introduced ... Read More »

Exclusive Video! M16 Viper 5.56 Subcarbines for Security Operators and SPECOPS

by David Crane [email protected] December 17, 2004 This article contains digital pics of M16 Clinic’s M16 Viper and M16 Viper-XRP 5.56mm subcarbines/SBRs (Short-Barreled Rifles), as well as a link to exclusive video footage of the M16 Viper 5.56mm subcarbine/SBR being test-fired/demo’d in "the Sandbox".  It has also been updated with new M16 Clinic phone contact information as of 6/15/06. I ... Read More »

SMALL PACKAGES, BIG BANG: Personal Defense Weapons (Part 2)

by David Crane [email protected] If you’ve already read the Military.com SoldierTech article, "SMALL PACKAGES, BIG BANG: Personal Defense Weapons (Part 1)", or even if you haven’t, you should definitely read "Part 2" of the article, which contains information on the HK MP7A1 PDW, Saab Bofors CBJ-MS PDW (along with it’s proprietary 6.5x25mm ammo), Arm West PDW (Pistol-Config and Shoulder-Weapon-Config Versions), ... Read More »

Sneak Peak: Prototype HK P46 4.6x30mm Pistol: HK MP7A1 PDW Companion Weapon

by David Crane [email protected] HKPro.com has a pic and description of the prototype HK P46 4.6x30mm "Ultimate Combat Pistol" (UCP). The P46 is apparently a follow-on to the HK MP7A1 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon), which is Heckler & Koch’s original weapon chambered for the 4.6x30mm cartridge. The following comes directly from the HKPRO.com HK P46 (4.6x30mm) Ultimate Combat Pistol page: ... Read More »