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Barrett M468-A1 Tactical Carbine in 6.8x43mm SPC (Special Purpose Cartridge)

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev’s previous article on te 6.8x43mm SPC (Special Purpose Cartridge), a.k.a. "6.8mm Remington SPC", was titled "6.8x43mm Round for Urban Warfare CQB and Short-to-Medium-Range Sniping." The 6.8x43mm SPC (Special Purpose Cartridge) was developed with the help of the U.S. Army Special Forces community (specifically, the U.S. Army’s 5th Special Forces Group) to create a significantly superior ... Read More »

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Dragon Skin Flexible Scalar Body Armor Defeats Rifle Threats

by David Crane [email protected] May 27, 2004 This article was modified/updated on 12/16/04. Pinnacle Armor Inc., out of Fresno, California, is currently producing some of the most advanced hard and soft ballistic armor solutions in the world. This includes Pinnacle’s flexible hard armor systems, which employ a combination of highly advanced ballistic ceramic composite and titanium composite technology and ballistic ... Read More »

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High-End Silenced Sniper/Long-Range-Interdiction Rifles from Patriot Arms Inc.

by David Crane [email protected] There’s a new sniper/long-range-interdiction rifle builder in town, and his name is Jered Joplin. Jered took over Patriot Arms Inc. in 2000, and is, according to gunwriter Al Paulson, currently one of the youngest builders of high-end custom sniper rifles in the United States. He’s particularly unique in that he guarantee’s, in writing, 1/2 MOA five-shot ... Read More »

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.408 CheyTac Long-Range Interdiction Rifle Demo Video from AFJI Shoot-Out

by David Crane [email protected] The following story has been updated (5/10/04): DefRev wrote a short piece on the .408 CheyTac M-200 "Intervention" long-range interdiction (sniper) rifle awhile back. The CheyTac M200 rifle can be used by a skilled operator to effectively engage enemy targets at distances out to 2500 yards. While it looks like a scaled down Windrunner M96 .50 ... Read More »

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Tyler Special Operations Platform (TSOP) for Spec-Ops Helos.

by David Crane [email protected] The Tyler Special Operations Platform (T.S.O.P.), a.k.a. "Cargo Rack", was recently introduced at TREXPO West. Manufactured by Tyler Technologies (a division of Tyler Camera Systems), the TSOP is a potentially revolutionary piece of tactical equipment for LE SWAT operations, since it will give SWAT operators an aerial-based target-engagement capability (particularly against hostile subjects in high-rise structures) ... Read More »

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Claroxan Vision Enhancement Supplements: Better Vision for Shooters.

by David Crane [email protected] Since it’s difficult to shoot what you can’t see, we thought we would bring these two products to our members’ and readers’ attention. They’re called Claroxan Original Blend and Claroxan NVS (Night Vision Supplement), and they’re brought to you by Turner Cadmoor Health and International Alliance, Inc. According to what we’ve read so far, Claroxan Original ... Read More »

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Arms Tech Minimore-1 (MM-1) Miniature Field Loadable Claymore Mine

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev really likes this little item. It’s called the Minimore-1 (MM-1) Miniature Field Loadable Claymore Mine, and it’s brought to you by the good folks at Arms Tech Ltd., the same people who brought you the Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) .50 BMG anti-materiel/sniper rifle. Looks like they’ve been busy little bees over there. Basically, ... Read More »

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Arms Tech Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) .50 BMG

by David Crane [email protected] This one appears to be a rather sweet piece of tactical problem-solving equipment. The Arms Tech Ltd. Tactical Takedown Rifle Model 50 (TTR-50) is a .50 BMG anti-materiel/long-range interdiction (sniper) tool you can take apart, pack up, and carry with you. At 26 lbs empty (unloaded), it’s roughly 6 lbs lighter than the standard McMillan .50 ... Read More »

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M4/M4A1 Carbine with M-68 and PAQ-4 in Afghanistan. A Hands-On Report.

by Charles Gaines This is the first time I’ve written anything here. The following is just a collection of my observations on the effectiveness of the M-4 with it’s current standard-issue systems based on my experiences here in Khandahar province. For starters, I’d like to take on the myth of how the M-4 doesn’t have enough range for this country ... Read More »

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Meet the New Cobb FA50(T) ”Fast Action” .50 BMG Sniper/Anti-Materiel Rifle.

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com There’s a new .50 BMG sniper/anti-materiel rifle in town, and it’s called the Cobb FA50(T). The "FA" stands for "Fast Action". The "T" stands for "tactical". The following is an email letter DefRev received from Cobb Manufacturing, Inc. President, Skip Patel, on the Cobb FA50(T) Fast Action .50 BMG rifle: "Dear David, ... Read More »

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