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Limited Edition Naval Specwar (NSW) Sig-Sauer P226-9-Navy Pistol

SIGARMS, Inc. (SIG-Sauer) has issued the following press release: "SIGARMS® Offers Limited Run of Authentic Navy SEAL Pistols. Special Operations Warrior Foundation to receive up to $100,000 from sale of P226 pistol. EXETER, New Hampshire – Feb 2, 2004 – SIGARMS® Inc. has released a limited number of specially serialized P226 pistols identical to those supplied to the U.S. Navy ... Read More »

Tactical Electronics Wireless Camera/Scope Systems: Sneak n’ Peak at the Badguys

by David Crane [email protected] Tactical Electronics was at SWAT Round-Up 2003, and they are one very interesting company. Tactical Electronics only does one thing, and that’s design and manufacture wireless handheld/hand controlled tactical monitoring systems specifically geared for LE SWAT and military Special Operations use (and, most likely, bomb detection as well). And, from all reports, they do it rather ... Read More »

SOPMOD M-14 Commando Carbine by Troy Industries. Big Rifle in a Small Package.

by David Crane [email protected] Troy Industries, Inc. was a vendor at SWAT Round-Up 2003, and they showed up with this little bad boy–which is a whole lotta’ rifle in a compact, carbine-sized envelope. The SOPMOD M-14 Commando Carbine is a Spec-Ops-applicable 7.62x51mm semi-auto carbine. Features on the SOPMOD M14 include an A.R.M.S.-like 1913 picatinny rail system, ergonomic pistol grip, and ... Read More »

9x23mm/.38 TJ 1911 Pistol Concept: Better Solution than Kimber .45 ACP 1911 Pistol for USMC MARSOC/MCSOCOM Det 1 Unit?

by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 6, 2003 Last updated on 10/11/11. The 1911 pistol that Kimber is currently supplying to U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) MARSOC/Special Operations Command Detachment 1 operators, according to reports, differs from the Kimber Custom TLE/RL II in several key respects (The following information is, as yet, unconfirmed/unverified): 1) It utilizes Kimber's Series ... Read More »

Armalite Mid-Length Carbine and A.R.M.S. Mid-Length S.I.R. System.

by David Crane [email protected] Included in Gary Paul Johnston’s October 2003 "Soldier of Fortune" article is some great info on both the Armalite Mid-Length Carbine and A.R.M.S. Mid-Length S.I.R. System. The Armalite Mid-Length Carbine was designed specifically to overcome the long-known gas system-related problems associated with the standard M4/M4A1, problems that have been plaguing end-users for years. These include greatly ... Read More »

New ‘Attack’ Helmet by Rabintex Industries Ltd.–Lightest IIIa Ballistic Helmet

by David Crane defrev at gmail.com August 18, 2003 The Rabintex ‘Attack’ helmet is currently being distributed and marketed in the U.S. by the‘Tactical’ division of Protech Armored Products, which is an Armor Holdings company. At 1.92 lbs (in size ‘Medium’), the new ‘Attack’ helmet by Rabintex Industries Ltd. of Israel is, according to the company, "the lightest IIIA helmet ... Read More »

“SPECWAR: Special Warfare” Comic Book Series about Military Spec-Ops

by David Crane I just found out about what looks to be a very cool and unique comic book series called "SPECWAR: Special Warfare". Both it and DefenseReview.com share space in MilitaryMorons.com’s link section. For those DefRev members and readers that are also comic book fans, this series looks interesting, to say the least. Since about the mid 1980’s, some ... Read More »

20mm Anti-Material(Anti-Materiel) Rifles. Wave of the Future.

by David Crane There is growing interest by the military in the 20mm cannon round for anti-material use, since it’s capability in this area significantly exceeds that of the .50 BMG. Special Operations units are particularly interested in the development of sniper/anti-material rifles chambered for a cannon round, since they offer significantly increased performance to even the Nammo/Raufoss Mk211 Multipurpose ... Read More »

Desert/Urban Camo Paint Job for the M4/M4A1 Carbine.

I just created a thread on the Special Operations Forums. I’ve posted a very interesting picture of a certain U.S. Special Forces unit walking along and carrying some rather interesting ordnance. You can view the picture by clicking on this link. You may have to scroll to the right to view the man carrying the M4A1 I’m talking about, as ... Read More »