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Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) Founder and CEO Frank DeSomma Passes Away at Age 57. It’s a Major Loss, and I’ll Really Miss Him.

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 29, 2020 This is a hard one. Just this past Friday, I was informed of the sudden, tragic death of my friend Frank DeSomma, Founder and CEO of Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) by Ernie Bray of NG2 Defense, during a totally unrelated phone conversation. Ernie’s words caught be completely by surprise. …

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Spyderco Native Chief: Big-Blade Tactical Folder (Folding Knife) for Concealed Carry (CCW) and Self-Defense! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 25, 2020 We here at DefenseReview (DR) has been fans of Spyderco Knives tactical folders (folding knives) for many years, now. It all started with their Police and Matriarch-style blades back in the day, but we’ve remained fans to the present day–and our interest was seriously reignited when we got to …

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TactiSMART at the Movies: James Bond 007 ‘No Time to Die’ (Bond 25) Movie Trailer Analysis and Commentary

By Mike Sparks January 14, 2020 Title Image Credit: Eon Productions It’s the best movie trailer, ever. It opens with Daniel Craig’s James Bond and his newly married wife Dr. Madeline Swan running for their very lives in mountainous Italy. Will this be her “swan” song? How did they get to this point? WHO is after them? Didn’t they retire …

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Did Soleimani get JAGM’d? A Little Follow-Up on the Joint-Air-To-Ground Missile, Precision-Guided Goodness

By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo Credit: Title Image: Lockheed Martin via Defense News January 6, 2020 Last updated on 1/09/20. Well, this year (2020) certainly started off with a very big bang (or several bangs, perhaps), when a US General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper/Predator B weaponized drone/UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) sent what may have been multiple Lockheed …

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Russian Avangard Hypersonic Glide Vehicle Flies at Mach 27, and Can Make ‘Sharp Maneuvers’ around Opponent’s Defenses, according to Claims

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Russian Ministry of Defence December 30, 2019 Well, this one’s gonna’ be a tough one to deal with, assuming it works as advertised, of course. DefenseReview’s been writing about Russian and Chinese hypersonic missile tech for quite some time now (see “Related Articles” below), but Russia’s latest one, the Avangard …

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Kalashnikov USA KS-12T Tactical Mag-Fed AK-Style Semi-Auto 12-Gauge Shotgun! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 21, 2019 The Kalashnikov USA KP-9 semi-auto-only 9mm AK pistol, and KR-9 9mm carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) weren’t the only interesting firearms Evan Rosenthal showed DefenseReview (DR) at the company’s booth at SHOT Show 2019. Oh, no. He also showed us the Kalashnikov USA KS-12T Tactical Shotgun, which, of course, is …

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Kalashnikov USA KP-9 Semi-Auto-Only 9mm AK Pistol, and KR-9 Carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 14, 2019 The CAA MCK Glock Micro Conversion Kit (next-gen Micro Roni Stabilizer) for Glock pistols wasn’t the only interesting product DefenseReview (DR) saw at the CAA/Kalashnikov USA booth at SHOT Show 2019. We also got to take a look at the Kalashnikov USA KP-9 semi-auto-only 9mm AK pistol, and KR-9 …

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Hyperstealth Quantum Stealth: Light-Bending, multi-spectral “Invisibility Cloaking” Adaptive Camo (Camouflage) Goes Very Public, and Mainstream! (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 23, 2019 DefenseReview (DR) readers may (or may not) remember our exclusive interview with Guy Cramer about Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s Quantum Stealth light-bending multi-spectral “invisibility cloaking” (i.e., visual cloaking/stealth) adaptive camo (camouflage) technology way back in May, 2011. Well, Quantum Stealth has just gone very public and viral thanks to a …

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Hyperstealth Quantum Stealth: Light-Bending, multi-spectral “Invisibility Cloaking” Adaptive Camo (Camouflage) Goes Very Public, and Mainstream! (Videos!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 23, 2019 DefenseReview (DR) readers may (or may not) remember our exclusive interview with Guy Cramer about Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s Quantum Stealth light-bending multi-spectral “invisibility cloaking” (i.e., visual cloaking/stealth) adaptive camo (camouflage) technology way back in May, 2011. Well, Quantum Stealth has just gone very public and viral thanks to a …

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Happy 4th of July/Independence Day 2019!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 4, 2019 DefenseReview (DR) would like to wish a very Happy 4th of July/Independence Day 2019 to our readers, and express our gratitude to our fighting men and women who keep us safe. Thank you, and God Bless you. And, please be careful out on the roads. Don’t drink and drive. …

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