David Crane

David Crane started publishing online in 2001. Since that time, governments, military organizations, Special Operators (i.e. professional trigger pullers), agencies, and civilian tactical shooters the world over have come to depend on Defense Review as the authoritative source of news and information on "the latest and greatest" in the field of military defense and tactical technology and hardware, including tactical firearms, ammunition, equipment, gear, and training.

DR Discovers Digital Army News (DAN), and We Dig It

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 25, 2020 Since the Drudge Report and Fox News Channel (FNC) have gone to the anti-Trump, anti-America dark side, FNC continues to CRATER, and Big Tech’s gone into almost full-censorship mode, it’s getting more and more challenging to find REAL news (general, political, health, etc.) sources that you can trust, that …

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Arsenal AK-20 Tactical Kalashnikov Rifle/Carbines with Ambi (Ambidextrous) Safety Systems and Arsenal Silencers/Sound Suppressors! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 24, 2020 Last updated on 11/25/20. While we here at DefenseReview (DR) certainly like our tactical AR (AR-15) rifles, carbines and short barreled rifles (SBR’s), we also like our AK’s (Kalashnikov AKM’s), and Arsenal Inc. out of Las Vegas makes some pretty interesting ones. The most interesting ones at the moment …

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JJ Racaza’s Beretta 92X Performance 9mm Racegun Competition Pistol: Super-Fast Trigger with Short Reset, and 24+ Rounds on Board! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 16, 2020 Last updated on 11/17/20. While DefenseReview (DR) was perusing all the Beretta 92X 9mm (9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO) pistol variants at SHOT Show 2020, we ran into our old friend JJ Racaza at the booth, and he was kind enough to spend a few minutes taking us through the particulars …

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Allegiance Ammunition SilentStrike and OneStrike Frangible 5 56mm and 9mm Rounds for Suppressed Close Quarters Battle/Close Quarters Combat (CQB/CQC)! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 9, 2020 If you’re going to fight indoors with a rifle/carbiine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) or pistol, the best way to do it is suppressed, and with terminally-effective frangible ammo, provided you can do it reliably. That’s where Allegiance Ammunition comes in with their SilentStrike 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) and 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm …

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Beretta 92X F/G Compact 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistol for Concealed Carry (CCW): Up to 31 Rounds On Board! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 31, 2020 Last updated on 10/31/20. While we carry Glock pistols (concealed) here at DefenseReview (DR), primarily the Glock 19 (G19), we’ve also been fans of Beretta pistols ever since we trained with combat/tactical pistol shooting instructor Ernest Langdon at Beretta Tactical Summit 2015. That class was a real eye opener, …

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McLean Corp Dynamic Retention System (DRS) Tactical Rifle Sling Converts from Single-Point Sling to Two-Point Retention Sling in Seconds! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 26, 2020 Anyone who’s trained in tactical rifle shooting and/or operated with a rifle knows that a well-designed, high-qualitytactical rifle sling can really make your life better. That’s why we here at DefenseReview (DR) are always on the lookout for the best ones we can find–and this one looks pretty good, …

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S&S Precision Chest Rig-Modular (CR-M) Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Rhodesian Chest Rig with Watershed Waterproof Dry Bag for Spare AR Mags or Navboard Flipmod System! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 14, 2020 Last updated on 10/15/20. DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering S&S Precision products for quite awhile now, and for good reason. They exhibit excellent minimalist design and quality, and they work. So, we certainly weren’t surprised to see something like the new S&S Precision Chest Rig-Modular (CR-M) tactical armor plate carrier/Rhodesian …

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Grey Ghost Precision GGP Glock 17/19 and SIG SAUER P320 and P365 Drop-In 9mm Pistol Parts: Slides, Barrels and Triggers! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 30, 2020 Last updated on 10/01/20. Grey Ghost Precision (GGP) has some nice looking aftermarket Glock and SIG SAUER pistol parts, and GGP VP Jason Curns was kind enough to take DefenseReview (DR) through them earlier this year at SHOT Show 2020. We’re Glock guys here at DR, so the GGP …

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Attack of the Drones: Artifically Intelligent ‘Robotic Wingmen’ UCAV’s and UAS/UAV ‘Drone Swarms’ are on the Way: Will They Actually Work?

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 27, 2020 Last updated on 9/28/20. DefenseReview’s (DR) been following drone aircraft/UAV/UAS technology for, well, forever. The unmanned aerial/aircraft systems technology sphere is indeed a fascinating one, and one that forces one to think about the future of military combat aviation as a whole, and what it’s likely to look like …

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Full Conceal MagSight Picatinny Glock Mag Holder with Sight (BUIS): Holds a Spare 33-Round Glock 9mm Magazine on your Gun! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 14, 2020 In addition to the new M3D-S6 and M3S, Full Conceal recently introduced the new Full Conceal MagSight Picatinny Glock Mag Holder with Sight, which allows the end-user to mount a spare 33-round Glock mag (magazine) horizontally along the top rail of their 9mm carbine. The MagSight doubles as a …

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