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CzechPoint/CZ Sa vz. 58 Semi-Auto Tactical Rifle/Carbine: Superior to the Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM Rifle Series?

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 28, 2009 A company called CzechPoint, Inc. is legally importing Czechoslovakian (Czech Republic) CZ Sa vz. 58 sporter/tactical rifles/carbines and vz. 61 Skorpion submachine guns (SMGs). The CZ Sa vz. 58 rifle/carbine series (7.62x39mm) is the most interesting offering, to us. It’s being marketed as being superior to the Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM ... Read More »

Calico Light Weapon Systems Producing Helical-Feed Tactical Firearms

The following is a Calico Light Weapon Systems (CLWS) press release: August 8, 2007 Calico Light Weapon Systems (CLWS) is currently in full production mode building its revolutionary and proprietary “Legacy Design” high-capacity, helical-feed 9mm and .22 cal. select-fire submachine guns and semi-auto-only carbines, SBRs (Short-Barreled Rifles) and pistols. The helical-feed magazine feature makes these Calico weapons unique, and unlike ... Read More »

KRISS Super V XSMG System .45 ACP Submachine Gun: Photos of Latest Prototypes

by David Crane david at defensereview.com January 21, 2007 This article contains photos (below) of the Transformational Defense Industries (TDI) booth and several KRISS Super V XSMG System prototype weapons at SHOT Show 2007. All photos below were taken by DefenseReview.com, are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com, and are not to be reprinted or disseminated in any fashion without the ... Read More »

SHOT Show Pics: Gemtech Sound and Signature Suppressors for Tactical Small Arms

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com. Gemtech, a.k.a. Gemini Technologies, Inc., displayed their line of silencers/sound suppressors at SHOT Show 2005. DefenseReview photographed a number of them, including the HALO(.5.56x45mm), Stormfront (.50 BMG/.50 Caliber), Outback-II (.22 LR). Here are the pics we shot:… I’ve fired ... Read More »

DefRev Exclusive: Calico Light Weapon Systems Video: Blast from the Past

by David Crane [email protected] The download link for the Calico Firearms/Calico Light Weapon Systems Promotional/Sales Video is located at the very bottom of this story. You’ll have to click on "Read More" hypertext (below) to get to it. DefRev is thrilled to be able to bring you this golden oldie. It’s a little blast from the past that we here ... Read More »

HydraMarker P.R.O. Cartridges for Force-On-Force Training (Handgun and Subgun)

by David Crane [email protected] Finally, it looks like there may just be an American-made alternative to Simunition for force-on-force training with semi-auto pistols, revolvers, and submachine guns. DefRev can’t wait to test this stuff out. This is what PDT Tech’s company literature has to say about their HydraMarker P.RO. Cartridges: "Our line of (HydraMarker) P.R.O. Cartridges (patent pending) are a ... Read More »

Gorda SCH-21 Submachine Gun. AK Meets 9mm.

Well, despite the fact that the Gorda SCH-21 looks like Frankenstein’s sister, the Russians might just have a nice little submachine gun on their hands here. Basically, it’s a cut-down AKM. Actually, it looks like someone took a hatchet to an AKM, did away with the upper part of the forearm, and moved the front site back all the way ... Read More »

New Leitner-Wise LW15.499 Mini-.50 and LW 15.S CAW

by David Crane [email protected] September 03, 2002 Well, the folks at Leitner-Wise Rifle Co., of Alexandria, VA, have certainly been keeping busy over there. They’ve just come out with two new weapon systems speciifically geared for military Spec-Ops and LE tactical use. We’ll start with the Leitner Wise LW15.499 Mini-.50(or .499), a.k.a. Multi-Level Threat Response System (MLTRS). As this is ... Read More »

Tactical Firearms Academy Offers Submachine Gun Class.

Well, if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to handle and shoot a subgun properly, and have never had the chance, you might want to give Dave Sanders and the boys at Tactical Firearms Academy a call, particularly if you live in Florida. I’m seriously considering calling these guys and signing up myself. Just from the description, it looks like ... Read More »