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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 »

Unique Alpine TPG-1 Modular Multi-Caliber Sniper Rifle for Tactical Apps

by David Crane [email protected] October 26, 2004 Unique Alpine, of Austria, is making a rather interesting modular multi-caliber bolt-action sniper/long-range-interdiction rifle called the TPG-1. DefRev doesn’t know much about it yet. Here’s what we do know: the TPG-1 high-precision rifle utilizes a 3-lug bolt, which locks directly into the barrel extension. The TPG-1’s receiver is manufactured from special high-grade aluminum ... Read More »

Custom MSTN Rifles, Carbines and Subcarbines for Mil SPECOPS, SWAT, and PMC’s

by David Crane [email protected] Mid-South Tactical Network (MSTN) has been churning and burning over there, turning out some really sweet AR-15/M16-based custom tactical rifles and carbines (short to medium-range interdiction/sniper rifles and carbines, to be more specific) in 6.8x43mm SPC (6.8mm SPC/6.8 Rem SPC), as well as 5.56x45mm subcarbines utilizing 10.5" LMT (Lewis Machine & Tool) uppers. All the guns ... Read More »

Remington Arms 6.8mm SPC Light Tactical Rifle (LTR) for LE Tactical Ops

by David Crane [email protected] While we’re on the subject of the 6.8x43mm SPC (Special Purpose Cartridge)/6.8 Rem SPC, Remington Arms has just introduced their 6.8mm SPC "Light Tactical Rifle" (LTR). The Remington 6.8mm SPC Light Tactical Rifle (LTR) is a bolt action medium-range sniper rifle appears to be based on the Remington Model 700 short action. The 6.8x43mm SPC/6.8mm SPC ... Read More »

Advanced Sound Suppressors/Silencers for Special Ops, from Sound Technology

by David Crane [email protected] Sound Technology (a.k.a. Sound Tech Silencers), headed-up by Mark White, makes some of the best muzzle cans (sound suppressors/silencers) in the business. Lately, they’ve been working on some very interesting things, over there. Anyway, Mark just sent DefenseReview a very interesting and informative letter (along with pics) about what he/Sound Technology has been up to lately ... Read More »

New Cobb MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) Weapon System is Mil/LE/Civilian Ready

by David Crane [email protected] Cobb Manufacturing has just introduced their new MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) family of weapons. The COBB MCR weapon system is patents pending, and was developed with military/tactical application in mind, but should prove just as popular with civilian recreational shooters and hunters. An operator can switch calibers by simply changing barrel assemblies. The MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) series ... Read More »

A Few ‘S.W.A.T.’ Magazine Articles from the Archive…

by David Crane [email protected] AR15.com has some archived "S.W.A.T." Magazine articles (in PDF format) on the AR.15.com homepage that are worth checking out. In case you haven’t been reading ""S.W.A.T." lately, Rich Lucibella and Denny Hansen have been doing a really great job with it. Excellent resource. Here are the links:… May 2005 – Knives For Snipers April 2004 – ... Read More »

AFJ Shoot-Out at Blackwater 2004 Weapons/Product Videos

by David Crane [email protected] If you’ve already read my recent article, "AFJ Shoot-Out at Blackwater, the Milkor MGL Mk-1S, and the HK XM8 Rifle/Carbine", be sure to also check out the AFJ Shoot-Out at Blackwater 2004 videos page. There’s some really great stuff on there. DefenseReview has, in the past (over time), already written articles on most of the weapons ... Read More »

Arms Tech LTD Overwatch Rifle (OW-A4) for Military SpecOps and LE SWAT

by David Crane [email protected] The following information on the Overwatch Rifle (OW-A4) is from the Arms Tech LTD (AT LTD) Overwatch rifle (OW-A4) spec sheet brochure. To our knowledge, this is the first information to be released on this new rifle: "RATIONALE. Following the earlier success of the lead Arms Tech LTD TTR-700 program in 7.62mm NATO (.308 Winchester), it ... Read More »

World’s First .408 CheyTac Semi-Auto Rifle for Long-Range Interdiction

by David Crane [email protected] A short while back, DefRev published an article on the .408 CheyTAC M-200 "Intervention" Rifle for military Special Operations and police/LE SWAT long-range interdiction work. The article was titled .408 CheyTac Long-Range Interdiction Rifle Demo Video from AFJI Shoot-Out, and, true to its title, included a link to a video clip of the .408 CheyTac M-200 ... Read More »