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.

Advanced Sound Suppressors/Silencers for Special Ops, from Sound Technology

by David Crane [email protected] Sound Technology (a.k.a. Sound Tech Silencers), headed-up by Mark White, makes some of the best muzzle cans (sound suppressors/silencers) in the business. Lately, they’ve been working on some very interesting things, over there. Anyway, Mark just sent DefenseReview a very interesting and informative letter (along with pics) about what he/Sound Technology has been up to lately …

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Addendum: Troy Industries Rock SOPMOD M14 and CQB-SPC Materials

by David Crane [email protected] This is a follow up to DefenseReview’s recent article on the Troy Industries Special Purpose Carbines (SPC) titled Troy Industries Special Purpose Carbines: Brochures Spec Sheets, and Photos. We’ve got some additonal pics of the Troy Industries Rock SOPMOD M14 Commando Carbine (7.62x51mm) and what looks like Troy Industries’ CQB-SPCA4 ‘Advisor’ 5.56x45mm Carbine/Subcarbine. The pics are …

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Surefire M651C Scout Light Weapons Light for the Tactical Carbine/Subcarbine

by David Crane [email protected] While we’re gearing up for some new articles, we thought we would mention an AR15.com thread that contains some good info on the Surefire M651C ScoutLight for mounting on tactical carbines, including the SOPMOD M4/M4A1 carbine and civilian-legal AR-15 carbines (CAR-15’s). DefenseReview has been hearing some very good things about this weapons light, lately. The Surefire …

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Troy Industries Special Purpose Carbines: Brochures Spec Sheets, and Photos

by David Crane [email protected] A month ago, DefenseReview published an article on the Troy Industries 5.56x45mm CQB-SPCA4 "Advisor" Carbine/Subcarbine and CQB-SPC Commando subcarbine (Both weapon configs are select-fire). The article was titled "Troy Industries CQB-SPCA4 ‘Advisor’ 5.56 Subcarbine for Special Operations". We’ve also published two articles on the Troy Industries 7.62x51mm Rock SOPMOD M14 Commando Carbine/Subcarbine. The latest one was …

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New Cobb MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) Weapon System is Mil/LE/Civilian Ready

by David Crane [email protected] Cobb Manufacturing has just introduced their new MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) family of weapons. The COBB MCR weapon system is patents pending, and was developed with military/tactical application in mind, but should prove just as popular with civilian recreational shooters and hunters. An operator can switch calibers by simply changing barrel assemblies. The MCR (Multi-Caliber Rifle) series …

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CopterBox Expendable Airdrop Delivery System for Ammo, Food, Meds, and More

by David Crane [email protected] DropMaster, Inc. has developed a new, expendable airdrop delivery system, called CopterBox. CopterBox is an autorotating, disposable aerial resupply system, and appears to be a superlative, off-the-shelf product. It is specifically designed to be quick to assemble with minimal training, easy to deploy with or without a static line and to be lightweight for a single …

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Press Release: New LE SWAT Resources CD-ROM Released.

by David Crane [email protected] David Vine Associates, LLC of Aiken, South Carolina has just released the CD-ROM "S.W.A.T. Resources" ready reference containing 300 books, reports and documents in Adobe PDF files. S.W.A.T. Resources contains 20,624 pages of critical information required by Special Response Teams. This sensitive material has been… compiled for training purposes and tactical use in laptop computers at …

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