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YHM/Sound Tech ‘Phantom’ Quick-Attach/Detach Sound Suppressors for Spec-Ops

by David Crane [email protected] We forgot to write about this one after SHOT Show 2006. At the show, we got to view and handle the Yankee Hill Machine (YHM) /Sound Technology (a.k.a. Sound Tech) Phantom 5.56 Sound Suppressor (5.56x45mm Silencer/Sound Suppressor)/Phantom Flash Hider/Suppressor/Q.D. Mount system at the Yankee Hill Machine Company, Inc. (YHM) booth. The Phantom System is designed specifically ... Read More »

M16 Viper Series: Custom 5.56mm Weapons Packages for Special Ops (Video!)

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview first reported on the M16 Clinic AR-15/M16/M4/M4A1-platform 5.56x45mm subcarbine/SBR (Short-Barreled Rifle) weapons packages back in December, 2004. That first article discussed the select-fire/full-auto,  SOPMOD M4 CQBR (Close Quarters Battle Receiver)-style M16 Viper and M16 Viper-XRP (eXtra-Range/Perimeter) 5.56mm subcarbines/SBRs, which are built specifically for military Special Operations applications, including anti-terrorism/counterterrorism operations. These weapons would appear to ... Read More »

DSR-1 Bullpup Sniper System: Compact, Modular and Ultra-Accurate.

by Bob Taubert October 19, 2005 Let me start out by saying that I’m an unabashed fan of assault rifle/small arms systems that provide relatively long barrel lengths in compact packages. Troops in the Afghan and Iraqi theaters of operation want agile shoulder weapons that they can fight from vehicles with, clear buildings and rooms and at the same time ... 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 »

HK416 Piston-Driven 5.56 Carbine and High-Reliability 30-Round Steel Mag

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos of the HK416 Enhanced Carbine at International SOF Week/APBI below were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com. Click on photos below to view them full-size. July 15, 2005 It looks like the FN SCAR-Light (FN SCAR-L) carbine/subcarbine (select-fire, 5.56x45mm) might have some competition in SOF (Special Operations Forces) circles–and, more ... Read More »

Revolutionary Rifle Ball Stock (RBS) System for Future Infantry & LE SWAT

by David Crane [email protected] Back in March, DefenseReview published a short article and press release on U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) contracts that were awarded to Symbionics Inc. and Icuiti Corporation to develop Modular Wearable Computers (MOWC) for the future Marine Corps warfighter, which could be integrated with the Marine Corps’ unmanned vehicle programs. The article was titled Next-Gen Modular Wearable ... Read More »

Auto Assault-12 (AA-12) Full-Auto Machine Shotgun/FRAG-12 High-Explosive Round Combo/Weapon System?

by David Crane [email protected] June 03, 2005 DefenseReview.com was given exclusive permission/rights by SOF Magazine to display the complete SOF Magazine article, below (at the bottom of this story).  All SOF Magazine article photos were scanned by DefenseReview.com, specifically for this story.  Click on digital photos below to view them full-size. DefenseReview readers may remember the short article we published on the ... Read More »

Surefire M651C Scout Light Weapons Light for the Tactical Carbine/Subcarbine

by David Crane [email protected] While we’re gearing up for some new articles, we thought we would mention an AR15.com thread that contains some good info on the Surefire M651C ScoutLight for mounting on tactical carbines, including the SOPMOD M4/M4A1 carbine and civilian-legal AR-15 carbines (CAR-15’s). DefenseReview has been hearing some very good things about this weapons light, lately. The Surefire ... Read More »

LMT Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP)/Quick-Change Barrel System for CAR-15/M4A1

by David Crane [email protected] Back in April (2004), DefenseReview published a short article about the Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP) and QuickChange Barrel System (QCBS) for AR-15/M16-based rifles (including the SOPMOD M4A1Carbine/CQB Subcarbine), made by Lewis Machine & Tool Co. (LMT). Gary Paul Johnston has just written an excellent piece on the LMT MRP/QCBS for the September 2004 issue of "Soldier ... Read More »

Arms Tech Compact Police Carbine: Innovative 5.56 Subcarbine for 1st Responders

by David Crane [email protected] The Compact Police Carbine (CPC) Model 556, by Arms Tech LTD is one cool little semi-auto 5.56mm carbine. Designed specifically for police 1st Responders (First Responders) (specifically patrol officers and motorcycle officers) the Arms Tech Compact Police Carbine (CPC) will provide patrol officers, including motorcycle officers with a handy 5.56x45mm subcarbine for 1) dealing with threats ... Read More »