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The Intervention: A New Tactical Sniper Rifle by Cheyenne Tactical LLC

Defense Review has recently discovered a new rifle. It’s a unique combination of state-of-the art sniper/anti-material rifle technology, and caliber. The Intervention rifle is chambered in the .408 Cheyenne Tactical cartridge. The rifle is the result of a collaberation between Cheyenne Tactical LLC and EDM Arms, maker of the Windrunner .50 BMG rifle. The Intervention is basically a .50 Windrunner ... Read More »

HK MP7 PDW. Serious Compact Firepower

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 17th, 2002 Every once in awhile, as the editor of Defense Review, I have the rare and somewhat distinct pleasure of handling and firing a firearm that is not only brand spanking new, but actually manages to knock my socks off. Please keep in mind that I did not expect Heckler ... Read More »

Gunfighting: The Value of Experience by Gabe Suarez

The Value of Experience The Value of Experience by: Gabe Suarez Experience. Without bothering Mr. Webster, we can loosely define it as the sum total of what we’ve done. Experience can lead to knowledge, but not the reverse. When what we’ve done is combined with what we’ve learned, we have that valuable commodity sought by every interested party from sea ... Read More »

Integrated Force

Integrated Force Integrated Force By: Gabe Suarez Images of third world jungles flash through your mind as you and your partner search the overgrown wooded freeway embankment. The sweat pours down your face as you move ghostlike through the bush, as you search for the would-be killer. Your sweaty hand tightens around the light-equipped Glock, as you remember the victim’s ... Read More »

Gunfighting: The Teuller Drill and Its Applications

The Teuller Drill and Its Applications The Teuller Drill and Its Applications by Gabe Suarez In the early eighties, a young police officer named Dennis Teuller wrote an article for Chuck Taylor’s SWAT Magazine titled "How close is too close?". In the ground breaking article, Officer Teuller compared the time frames in which an adequately trained officer could draw and ... Read More »

FN Five-SeveN: Is this the handgun of the future?

FN Five-SeveN Pistol FN Five-SeveN Pistol: Future of Things to Come? by: T.J. Mullin At the turn of the century when military handguns first were being chambered for smokeless cartridges, there was a tendency to make them in the same bore size as their military rifle counterparts. This is why we have .30 and .32 caliber revolvers in Sweden, Norway ... Read More »

Could This Be the Crane 5.56 SPR(Special Purpose Rifle)?

The Naval Surface Warfare Center(NSWC), Crane Division(in Crane, Indiana) has long been a breeding ground for experimental/prototype weapons for special warfare. The "Special Purpose Rifle" is an M16-based 5.56mm sniper rifle with with a very specific purpose–the quiet elimination of enemy personnel at medium range. DefRev is guessing that the SPR was developed at the request of the Naval Special ... Read More »