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FERFRANS Rate Reduction System (RRS) and Special Weapons for Tactical Operators

by David Crane [email protected] FERFRANS Specialties is currently producing and marketing a proprietary cyclic rate reducer for AR1-15/M16-based select-fire rifles, carbines, and subcarbines (including the M4/M4A1 Carbine). It’s called the FERFRANS "Rate Reduction System", or "RRS". According to MilitaryMorons.com (MM), the FERFRANS Rate Reduction System (RRS) reduces the full-auto (FA) cyclic rate, or rate of fire (ROF) on any AR-15/M16 ... Read More »

SMALL PACKAGES, BIG BANG: Personal Defense Weapons (Part 1)

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview has published a number of articles on Personal Defense Weapons (PDW’s), specifically on the FNH P90 and HK MP7A1 PDW’s, respectively. If you’d like to read Part 1 of a more in-depth, multi-part article (analysis/retrospective) on Personal Defense Weapons (PDW’s) , just click on the link below:… http://www.military.com/soldiertech/0,14632,Soldiertech_PDW,,00.html The article is Part 1 of a ... Read More »

FN P90 PDW Demonstration at AFJI Shoot-Out (Blackwater)

This video is a nice adjunct to the FN P90 PDW promotional/sales video contained in our previous story, which contains a link to a P90 PDW range report. Like the .408 CheyTac demonstration, this demonstration video of the FN P90 PDW was shot at the AFJI annual Shoot-Out at Blackwater. To view the video, just… click on this link. We ... Read More »

DefRev Exclusive: FN P90 PDW Promotional/Sales Video.

by David Crane [email protected] The download link for the FN P90 PDW Promotional/Sales Video is located at the very bottom of this story. You’ll have to click on "Read More" hypertext (below) to get to it. This is a really cool video. Lot’s of great footage, here. We offer the FN P90 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) video as a follow-up ... Read More »

DefRev Exclusive: Calico Light Weapon Systems Video: Blast from the Past

by David Crane [email protected] The download link for the Calico Firearms/Calico Light Weapon Systems Promotional/Sales Video is located at the very bottom of this story. You’ll have to click on "Read More" hypertext (below) to get to it. DefRev is thrilled to be able to bring you this golden oldie. It’s a little blast from the past that we here ... Read More »

FN P90 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) and FN Five-Seven Pistol Range Report

by David Crane [email protected] This article contains pics of the FN P90 Personal Defense Weapon being fired at the Heckler & Koch/Louden County Sheriff’s range. (Pics are at bottom of this story): Back in 2001, DefRev published this story on the FN P90 PDW. However, we never published our range report on it. The following brief range report on the ... Read More »

HEZI SM-1 PDW by Advanced Combat Systems (ACS) Ltd.

This one’s kind of interesting. It’s another Israeli offering. Basically, it’s classic M1 Carbine meets Tavor-2 subcarbine. At least that’s how it looks. The HEZI SM-1 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon) is chambered for the .30 Carbine (7.62x33mm) round which was utilized to mixed effect by troopers in WWII with their M1 Carbines. The HEZI SM-1 PDW is… manufactured and marketed ... Read More »

Walker’s Game Ear Power Muffs **Quad** Active Electronic Hearing Protection

by David Crane **Note: This story contains links to previous DefRev stories that feature exclusive DefRev video footage of advanced tactical (select-fire) weaponry being fired.** I’ve been using these for almost a year now, and am extremely satisfied with them. Power Muffs Quad, made by Walker’s Game Ear, are both comfortable and highly effective for their intended use. They performed ... Read More »

New Leitner-Wise LW15.499 Mini-.50 and LW 15.S CAW

by David Crane [email protected] September 03, 2002 Well, the folks at Leitner-Wise Rifle Co., of Alexandria, VA, have certainly been keeping busy over there. They’ve just come out with two new weapon systems speciifically geared for military Spec-Ops and LE tactical use. We’ll start with the Leitner Wise LW15.499 Mini-.50(or .499), a.k.a. Multi-Level Threat Response System (MLTRS). As this is ... Read More »

HK MP7 PDW (Personal Defense Weapon)

Heckler & Koch’s MP7 PDW is a somewhat controversial weapon. Its 4.6x30mm projectile is very small, and the ballistics on the round appear to be somewhat sketchy. The new weapon looks like it would be a lot of fun to shoot, but going up against enemy forces on an overseas mission is probably not the best place to discover its ... Read More »