Thursday, September 17, 2020

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.

Problems with NATEC PCA-Spectrum Polymer-Cased Ammo?

by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview recently published an article by Bob Taubert on high-tech small arms ammo titled Ammunition Improvements for 21st Century Mil/LE Urban Operations, in which ammunition made by NATEC, Inc. was discussed. Well, one of our readers who read that piece, a Mr. Tom Kampert, sent us an email message that included a message and photos regarding …

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Highly-Trained Prior Military and Experienced PSD Wanted for Various Assignments

by David Crane [email protected] The following is an official Triple Canopy recruitment announcement for close protection and intel assignments with a major government contractor. Triple Canopy, a Virginia-based Private Security Company (PSC), is currently looking for individuals with experience in PSD, OSS, ALSS, Intel, & Armorers. Previous deployments, especially in Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, & Haiti, are a plus. U.S. military Special …

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Fiocchi to make 5.7x28mm Ammo for Five-seveN USG Pistol and PS90 Carbine

For Immediate Release: December 12, 2005 Contacts: Sarah Perry 703.288.1292, X 117 [email protected] David A. Golladay, Jr. 864.414.2404 [email protected] FNH USA partners with Fiocchi of America: New 5.7 x 28mm sporting ammunition to carry the FN brand McLean, Va. (December 12, 2005) – As announced in September 2005, Herstal, Belgium-based FN Herstal and Lecco, Italy-based Fiocchi Munizioni S.P.A. have officially …

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Beretta CX4 Storm Semiautomatic Carbine in Digital Desert Camouflage

by David Crane [email protected] All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com.  Click on the photos below to view them full-size. While we were at IACP Miami 2005, DefenseReview came across a Beretta Cx4 Storm Semiautomatic Carbine (pistol-caliber carbine) with a digital desert camouflage-pattern receiver/stock. The new digital desert camo-pattern furniture looked …

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Crimson Trace Introduces New G-Series Lasergrips for Glock Pistols at IACP 2005

by David Crane [email protected] All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com.  Click on the photos below to view them full-size.  Crimson Trace Corporation (CTC) has just introduced a new laser targeting system for Glock pistols called the G-Series Lasergrips. CTC bills the new G-Series Lasergrips as "the first user-installed Glock laser …

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Raphael Skylite B Mini-UAV for Tactical Reconnaissance and Surveillance Ops

The following is a Raphael press release: RAFAEL PRESENTS SKYLITE B – A NEW MINI-UAV for Tactical Reconnaissance and Surveillance Operations by Military Special Operations (SPECOPS) November 21, 2005 – RAFAEL Armament Development Authority Ltd conducted a demonstration of its new tactical mini-UAV, SkyLite B, for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) today. The new UAV is part of the SkyLite …

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TASER X26 Less-Lethal Weapon System Gets Audio/Video Recording Capability

by David Crane [email protected] All photos contained in this article were taken by, and are the exclusive property of, DefenseReview.com.   Back in July 2004, DefenseReview published an article on the TASER X26 less-lethal/non-lethal weapon system, which uses Shaped Pulse™ Technology to disrupt the human body’s electrical impulses, making it (according to the company) physically impossible for an individual to …

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Micro Air Vehicle (MAV): Backpackable UAV for Tactical Reconnaissance & Surveillance

by David Crane [email protected] November 17, 2005 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have already proven their unique capabilities and importance in the U.S. military's prosecution of the war on terror. Large tactical reconnaissance/targeting UAVs like the now-famous weaponized Predator UAVs (a.k.a. Predator drones), including the RQ/MQ-1 Predator, YMQ-9A Predator (also referred to as MQ-9A Predator), and MQ-9B (a.k.a. Predator B) Hunter/Killer …

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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 …

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