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Modern Day Marine Military Expo: Latest and Greatest Tactical Technology

by Bob Taubert Like the SHOT Show, the annual Modern Day Marine Military Expo gets bigger and better each year. However, unlike SHOT some of the toys for Uncle Sam’s boys that are on display cost millions of dollars a pop. Aircraft, particularly the unmanned variety, unmanned and manned waterborne patrol and attack platforms, wheeled and tracked robots, people and weapons ... Read More »

Is Cloaking Technology for U.S. Infantry Warfighters Finally Possible?

by David Crane [email protected] In the movie Predator (1987), an alien hunter visits earth to bag armed human warriors (military Special Operations personnel) as trophies, and engages in this recreational endeavor very methodically and efficiently. By the time the movie ends, the alien predator has killed off two complete (elite) and highly-experienced U.S. Special Operations teams, save for one survivor ... Read More »

CamelBak Gears Up for U.S. Military SPECOPS and Chemical/Biological Warfare

by David Crane [email protected] All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com.  Click on photos below to view them full-size. CamelBak Maximum Gear hydration packs are now de rigueur for military and law enforcement end users who require mobile tactical hydration (i.e. a portable water supply).  Military operations, in particular, can be arduous. Military ... Read More »

Noveske Rifleworks Weapons Packages: CQB Barrel Meets ‘The Krink’

by David Crane [email protected] August 18, 2005 The September 2005 issue of S.W.A.T. Magazine features an article by Patrick A. Rogers on a pretty slick AR-15/M16 carbine/subcarbine barrel/flash suppressor combo from Noveske Rifleworks LLC (owned and operated by John Noveske), out of Pass, OR. The article is titled "John Noveske CQB Barrels and The Krink", and is worth reading. Three ... Read More »

‘Like A Fish’ Underwater Breathing System: Artificial Gills for U.S. Navy SEALs?

by David Crane [email protected] If this thing’s for real (and it looks like it could very well be), underwater diving just got a whole lot more interesting, and the U.S. Navy SEALs and U.S. Marine Corps divers might soon be utilizing a rather revolutionary (and tankless) underwater breathing technology to help them accomplish their missions. It’s called "Like A Fish", ... Read More »

IAT Electromagnetic Systems Division Developing Rail Gun Tech for U.S. Military

by David Crane [email protected] The digital photos featured in this article are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. All photos were shot by Arnold Crane, Photographer. The University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Advanced Technology (IAT) Electromagnetic Systems Division showed off it’s electromagnetic rail gun (RailGun) technology demonstrator at the 24th Army Science Conference (ASC 2004), and DefenseReview was lucky ... Read More »

New High-Tech Sensor-Laiden Smart Carpet May Revolutionize Building Security

by David Crane [email protected] German textiles/carpet manufacturer Vorwerk & Co. Teppichwerke GmbH & Co. KG and semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (also based in Germany) have joined forces to create the world’s first (at least publicly known) smart carpet or "thinking carpet". The Infineon Thinking Carpet is basically a carpet-embedded sensor network/sensor system that has the potential to literally revolutionize ... Read More »

Robo-Soldier Ready for Combat Deployment to Iraq for Urban Warfare/CI Ops

by David Crane [email protected] This article contains the first digital photo of a camouflaged/combat-ready/field-ready Foster-Miller Armed/Weaponized Talon Robot/UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle), a.k.a. SWORDS robot of which DefenseReview is aware. The weapon attached to the Talon Robot/SWORDS robot in the pic would appear to be an AT4 anti-armor/anti-tank weapon (ATW) (i.e. rocket launcher), which is produced by Saab Bofors Dynamics, Weapon ... Read More »

Jordanian SPECOPS Adopt New High-Tech Night and Woodland Digital Camo

by David Crane [email protected] You may remember our fairly recent article about the Jordanian Security Forces (JSF) adopting Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s PSD Urban Digital Camouflage Pattern. The article is titled "DefRev Scoop: Jordan Adopts Hyperstealth Advanced-Tech PSD Urban Digital Camo". Well, DefenseReview recently received the scoop on Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s new Jordanian KA2 Night (Blue) and Jordanian Special Forces Woodland ... Read More »

DefRev Update: Centrifuge Weapon System Tech for Future Warfare Applications

by David Crane [email protected] The U.S. milityary and several large military defense/aeorospace companies (i.e. major military defense contractors) have recently expressed a significant level of interest in the DREAD Centrifuge Weapon System (centrifuge gun) technology that DefenseReview wrote about, back in June (2004). DefenseReview isn’t surprised. It seems like a no-brainer, really. The DREAD Centrifuge Weapon System tech appears to ... Read More »