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M16A5 Concept: A Modular, Multi-Caliber Rifle for Future Infantry Warfighters?

by Jim Jensen Assault Rifle/Carbine with interchangeable bolts, barrels and magazine wells can shoot 5.56mm, 7.62mm Russian, and 7.62mm NATO bullets Iraq: ”Ping” “ping” “ping” an U.S. Army light infantry Soldier firing from the top cargo hatch of a BAE Systems M113 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier)/armored vehicle is placing well-aimed 5.56mm (5.56x45mm/.223 Remington) M16A2/A4 rifle shots on an Iraqi rebel ... 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 »

Nighthawk Custom Global Response Pistol (GRP) for Direct Action/CQB

by David Crane [email protected] January 6, 2006 Anyone who knows anything about the custom/semi-custom tactical 1911 pistol field knows how hugely competitive it is out there. That’s one of the reasons why the Phoenix-like rise of Nighthawk Custom over approx. the last year and half is so intriguing. Considering the speed and surprise Nighthawk Custom has exhibited in establishing its ... Read More »

Systema AR-15/M16-Based Force-On-Force Training Weapons for Mil/LE Operators

by David Crane [email protected] All photos below are the exclusive property of Khyber Interactive Associates, Inc.. Click on photos below to view them full size.   DefenseReview ran into tactical training instructor Wes Doss at International SOF Week 2005/APBI (Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry), a.k.a. the "SOCOM Show", in Tampa FL last month (June 2005). Wes owns and operates Khyber ... Read More »

HydraMarker P.R.O. Cartridges for Force-On-Force Training (Handgun and Subgun)

by David Crane [email protected] Finally, it looks like there may just be an American-made alternative to Simunition for force-on-force training with semi-auto pistols, revolvers, and submachine guns. DefRev can’t wait to test this stuff out. This is what PDT Tech’s company literature has to say about their HydraMarker P.RO. Cartridges: "Our line of (HydraMarker) P.R.O. Cartridges (patent pending) are a ... 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 »

R.A.M.(Real Action Marker) for Realistic Tactical CQB Training.

by David Crane [email protected] Force-on-force tactical CQB training and Real Action Gaming(R.A.G.) just got bumped-up in the realism department. Asia Paintball Supply(APS) out of Hong Kong is now marketing their Real Action Marker(R.A.M. or RAM) here in the U.S. The mastermind behind the U.S. marketing campaign is Harry Wong, an ex-British Army soldier who’s now an APS executive based in ... Read More »

New SIMUNITIONĀ® Drop-In/Replacement Kits for Glocks.

This was my first stop at TREXPO East, since it was located inside Tactical & Survival Specialties Inc.’s area, at the front of the hall. SNC Technologies Inc. (SNC TEC), a Canadian company, is, of course, famous for their line of specialty training ammunition and marking cartridges. In fact, they’re currently the industry leader in this field. Lou Solis, SIMUNITION®’s ... Read More »