By Mike Chung July 14, 2009 As a long time black rifle enthusiast, I’ve bought and tried out many AR-15 related products for my own consumption. With the recently increased interest in the AR-15 rifle/carbine platform, dozens of “accessory” companies have sprouted. Anyone that’s into quality knows that a good chunk of these items on the market are junk, but ... Read More »
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FN FNP-45 High-Capacity .45ACP Semi-Auto Combat Pistol: Where does it fit in the tactical .45 pistol race?
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com July 13, 2009 While FN Herstal is much better known for its assault rifles (M16A4, etc.) and machine guns (M249 SAW, M240 MMG/GPMG, MK46, MK48, etc.), the company has also developed a line of pistols. One of them is the FN FNP-45 high-capacity (14+1 shots) .45ACP (also written .45 ACP) semi-auto pistol, ... Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Several weeks ago, DefenseReview had an interesting conversation with Ralph Lermayer, Editor of Read More »
Happy 4th of July 2009 from DefenseReview!…and don’t forget what freedom and the Second Amendment are really about.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com We hope that all of our readers are having a great (and safe) 4th of July weekend, so far. As you’re celebrating the day and enjoying that barbeque, don’t forget what it took the Founding Fathers to win this country from the British Crown–and keep it. A big part of the ongoing ... Read More »
Super-Thin, Super-Light, Durable and Cheap Bendable/Flexible OLED (FOLED) Display Technology on the Way for U.S. Military’s Future Soldiers?
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo Credit: Universal Display Corporation (UDC) June 30, 2009 Article last updated on 7/03/09. Last October (2008), DefenseReview reported Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo Credit(s): Remington Military June 23, 2009 DefenseReview has been following the SOCOM (USSOCOM) Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR) program since we came across a solicitation/sources sought notice and accompanying drafts for it awhile back. The PSR requirement is for a modular, multi-caliber bolt-action rifle that’s “caliber-specific to .338 Lapua Magnum (.338LM, also ... Read More »
MWG 90-Rounder Snail Drum Magazine: 90 Rounds of Immediate 5.56mm Firepower for Your M4/M4A1 Carbine (or AR-15 Carbine)
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Pictured Below: FERFRANS SOAR Gas Piston/Op-Rod SBR Read More »
Will Future U.S. Military Submarines Be Invisible to Enemy Sonar Detection?: Enter Acoustic Metamaterial Cloaking Tech
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com June 16, 2009 It looks like the whole metamaterial/negative-index material movement just got another shot in the arm with the development of an "acoustic metamaterial lens" that can theoretically create an acoustic/sonic "invisibility cloak" a.k.a. "cloak of silence" capable of hiding military submarines from enemy detection. DefenseReview first reported on metamaterials a.k.a. negative-index ... Read More »
By Mike Pannone June 15, 2009 In the early months of 2006 while I was helping to write and refine the curriculum of the Asymmetric Warfare Group’s Combat Applications Training Course (CATC) I took it upon myself to research performance enhancements and reliability upgrades as an integral part of educating the soldier on how to maximize his M4/M4A1 carbine. The ... Read More »
IDF’s New Camouflaged Robotic Snake (“Robot Snake”) Slithers into Combat: Reconnaissance Robots Get Sneaky…Real Sneaky.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo Credit: Channel 2 News, Israel June 9, 2009 Updated on 6/10/09 If you’re going to develop a tactical reconnaissance robot, best make it sneaky. Read More »