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Ballistics: The Ogre Defensive Power Factor

I was talking with one of my brothers about some different calibers and velocities. Something we often talk about. This led to the IPSC’s Power Factor, which is simply Bullet Weight in Grains, Times Velocity, Divided by 1,000. This is an easy formula that one can use when comparing loads… but doesn’t take into effect Caliber. W x V / ... Read More »

Is There a Problem with Taurus’ PT Millenium Series Autos?

Taurus was recently honored at the 2002 SHOT Show with the title of Manufacturer of the Year. Normally I would agree with honor as Taurus has seemingly come a long way, and is well know for the best customer service in the industry. However there is a little issue that is growing that threatens Taurus if Taurus doesn’t do something ... Read More »

New SA-80 A2 Infantry Rifle.

Well, everyone knows that the SA-80 infantry rifle has been a total disaster for the British Armed forces. Basically, the British took a proven design, the AR-18, and modified it until it no longer worked. Amazingly, they then went about distributing the SA-80 to their main line troops. Well, after dealing with years of whining and complaining by disgruntled soldiers, ... Read More »

Magpul Industries Corp. Introduces the MSS(Modular Stock System) at Shot Show.

Ya’ just gotta’ give it up to someone that can invent a better mousetrap. Rich Fitzpatrick of Magpul Industries Corp. appears to have done just that. Fitzpatrick is an ex-Marine who’s never much liked the M4′ carbine’s collapsible buttstock. He’s always felt it’s a bit too flimsy, doesn’t offer quite enough adjustment, and generally sucks ergonomically, thus providing a less-than-ideal ... Read More »

Wilson Combat Introduces CQB w/Tactical Light Rail on Caspian Recon Frame

Alright, first report from the show–we’ll start easy. Caspian has some new components, and Wilson Combat is the beneficiary of one of these items. This, of course, relates to Caspian’s new 1911 single-stack Recon frame with tactical light-mounting rail. So, for Wilson Combat customers that want a 1911 with integral light-mounting rail, things are looking pretty good. Caspian is also ... Read More »

Back from Shot Show 2002!

O.k. folks, we’re back. We’ve got lots of stuff to tell you all about over the next few weeks. We’ll fill you in on all the latest guns and gear, starting this weekend. So, stick around, and get ready for some serious high-speed/low-drag equipment for your combat team, tactical team, or weapons locker. Read More »

Merry Christmas and God Bless to All of Our Members and Visitors.

We at DefRev just wanted to thank all of our members and visitors(that’s right, even the lurkers) for supporting us since we started up this year. We’ve tried to make DefenseReview.com as good a resource as we can for gun guys interested in the latest firearms/small arms and firearm-related equipment. We really appreciate all the support we’ve received. We very ... Read More »

New Recon Rifle by Arms Tech Ltd.

by David Crane [email protected] Pete Kokalis has written an article in the latest issue of SAR(Small Arms Review) on a new rifle that’s designed to be sort of a quick-fix for the Colt M4 carbine. Anyone intimately familiar with the M4 carbine knows that it has some serious problems. These include reliability problems which involve gas system blow-outs, barrels wearing ... Read More »