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Northrop Grumman TouchTable + Zebra Imaging 3D Digital Holographic (Digital Hologram) Technology + Interactive Wall Tech = Better Warfare Ops

by David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Click on photos below to view them full-size.   There's no doubt that geospatial information systems (GIS) have become an important component of network centric warfare (a.k.a. net-centric warfare). Military analysts/strategists, as well as those tasked with Homeland Security missions, have to be able to visualize geographic areas and correlate those pictures ... Read More »

Zensah Tactical Apparel for Special Operations Forces: Anti-Thermal/IR Camo?

by David Crane [email protected] Click on photos below to view them full-size.   In the immediately previous article, we discussed how a Pinnacle Armor SOV-2000/Dragon Skin flexible hard armor vest stopped multiple steel-core 7.62x39mm API (Armor-Piercing Incendiary) rounds. Well, as it happens, for the last few months, DefenseReview has been wearing a couple of tactical undergarment-type shirts made by Zensah ... Read More »

Flexible Body Armor Saves PSD/Security Operator from 7.62x39mm API Round Hits

by David Crane [email protected] The following article contains exlusive photos of a Pinnacle Armor SOV-2000/Dragon Skin® ballistic vest (containing a ceramic composite hard armor disc matrix) after taking multiple impacts from 7.62x39mm API (Armor-Piercing Incendiary) rounds (steel core). Click on photos below to view them full-size.   I’ve been writing about Pinnacle Armor’s rather impressive SOV-2000/Dragon Skin® flexible ceramic composite ... Read More »

Revolutionary Rifle Ball Stock (RBS) System for Future Infantry & LE SWAT

by David Crane [email protected] Back in March, DefenseReview published a short article and press release on U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) contracts that were awarded to Symbionics Inc. and Icuiti Corporation to develop Modular Wearable Computers (MOWC) for the future Marine Corps warfighter, which could be integrated with the Marine Corps’ unmanned vehicle programs. The article was titled Next-Gen Modular Wearable ... Read More »

ATK XM25 25mm Grenade Launcher for Future Infantry. Will it fly?

by David Crane [email protected] On April 27th (2005), Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK) issued a press release on their semi-auto XM25 25mm "advanced airbursting" MGL (multiple grenade launcher) through PR Newswire. ATK calls it the XM25 "Air-Burst Assault Weapon". DefenseReview has known about the XM25 development program for awhile, now, but we never quite got around to writing about it. So ... Read More »

Eye Ball R1 Throwable Camera System for High-Risk Mil/LE Tactical Ops

by David Crane [email protected] All digital photos included with this article are courtesy of Remington Technologies. Criminals, insurgents, and terrorists beware. The Eye Ball R1 remote-controlled 360-degree spherical camera system, or "mobile display system", originally designed and developed by O.D.F. Optronics, Ltd., out of Tel-Aviv, Israel, will now be manufactured and marketed in the U.S. by Remington Technologies, a division ... Read More »

Polyshok Impact Reactive Projectile for Military SPECOPS and LE SWAT

by David Crane [email protected] Any military or law enforcement Spec-Operator tasked with employing a tactical shotgun for a living should take a serious look at the Polyshok I.R.P. 12-gauge shotgun round. "I.R.P" stands for "Impact Reactive Projectile", and this specialized shotgun round is designed specifically to maximize stopping power against enemy combatants or hostile subjects (especially hostage-takers), while minimizing the ... Read More »

V-RAMBO ‘Wrist Video’ System Puts Real-Time Video Right on Soldiers’ Wrists

by David Crane [email protected] An Israeli company called Tadiran Spectralink Ltd. (Holon, Israel), a member of the Elisra Group, has just advanced the military combat application of telepresence a step further with their wrist-mounted Video Receiver And Monitor for Battlefield Operations, or V-RAMBO, for short. Tadiran Spectralink refers to the technology that V-Rambo utilizes as "Wrist-Displayed Vital UAV-Derived Intelligence". Basically, ... Read More »

Revolutionary Combat/Tactical Shotgun Recoil Reduction System

by David Crane [email protected] Knoxx Industries, LLC has just come out with another rather amazing and revolutionary combat/tactical shotgunning product, called the Knoxx SpecOps Stock. The patented Knoxx SpecOps Stock has the potential to really change the game regarding rapid multiple target engagement capability with full-power 12-guage shotgun loads. The Knoxx SpecOps Stock is an evolutionary development from two previously-perfected ... Read More »

Revolutionary Flexible Anti-Rifle Body Armor for Security Operators and SPECOPS

by David Crane [email protected] If you’re a private military contractor working in the military PSD (Personal Security Detachment/Detail)/Security Operator role, or you’re engaged in military Special Operations as an operator, and you’re looking for the absolute best body armor solution for protecting yourself against enemy rifle ammunition, then, well…you can stop looking. You want to get yourself a Pinnacle Armor ... Read More »