Wednesday, September 16, 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.

FN P90 PDW Demonstration at AFJI Shoot-Out (Blackwater)

This video is a nice adjunct to the FN P90 PDW promotional/sales video contained in our previous story, which contains a link to a P90 PDW range report. Like the .408 CheyTac demonstration, this demonstration video of the FN P90 PDW was shot at the AFJI annual Shoot-Out at Blackwater. To view the video, just… click on this link. We …

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Press Release: VirTra Systems Announces Immersa-Dome Technology

VirTra Systems Announces Immersa-Dome Technology Arlington, TX – May 3, 2004 – VirTra Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VTSI) today announced its new product for the advertising/promotional market, the spherical Immersa-Dome™. VirTra Systems’ Immersa-Dome is the world’s first–ever individual, multi-sensory, projection-based virtual reality system. The Immerse-Dome utilizes a domed-shaped screen, which comfortably surrounds the viewer and delivers a high-resolution virtual reality experience …

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Exclusive: Kareen MKII 9mm Pistol Video Featuring Israeli Gunfighting Tactics

by David Crane [email protected] The download link for the Kareen MKII Pistol Promotional/Sales Video is located at the very bottom of this story. You’ll have to click on "Read More" hypertext (below) to get to it. Here’s another oldie-but-goldie. It was thought to have been lost, but DefRev just uncovered it. It’s the Kareen MK II 9mm pistol promotional/sales video(s). …

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Virtra Systems Use-of-Force Firearms Training Simulator: Immerse Yourself.

by David Crane [email protected] Of all the products displayed at Trexpo East 2004, DefRev enjoyed this one the most. It’s called the IVR-300 HD/IVR-360 HD Use-of-Force Firearms Training Simulator System. Its manufacturer, Virtra Systems, refers to the technology as "immersive virtual reality", and to be honest, I can’t come up with a description that’s more accurate than that. Basically, what …

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Baker Batshield: Advanced Ballistic Shield for LE SWAT Operations.

by David Crane [email protected] Al Baker was at TREXPO West 2004 to display and demonstrate the Baker Batshield, an advanced and novel ballistic shield designed for dynamic LE SWAT operations. More specifically, it’s designed for CQB (Close Quarters Battle). The Baker Batshield, available in both full-size and compact versions, allows an operator to engage hostile subjects with a shoulder weapon …

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Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP) and Quick-Change Barrel for the M4A1 Carbine

by David Crane [email protected] DefRev discovered this item at SWAT Round-Up 2003 back in November at the Lewis Machine & Tool Co. (LMT) booth. It’s called the "MRP", which stands for "Monolithic Rail Platform". While the MRP is interesting, the most interesting aspect of the system is the quick-change barrel feature. MilitaryMorons.com (a very cool and informative site, by the …

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